Trekking in Bangalore: August 2017
The monsoons have brought out the best in the hills- lush greenery and more birds chirping happily. The long weekend is just around the corner. So take up Trekking in Bangalore to rejuvenate and refresh.
1. Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek By Escape2explore
One of the most fun treks, the Dudhsagar trek along the border of Goa and Karnataka trails along the railway tracks that show forest terrains and old tunnels, that make the entire trek challenging as well as fun. The trek by the end leads to the waterfalls that never fails to mesmerize tourists. This is 4 tiered waterfalls falling from 310 metres above sea level and provides the perfect pool for swimming ! .Embark on a journey that takes you within Mahavir Wildlife sanctuary and riveting Mandovi River. Another attraction is at the summit of this trek, known as Castle Rock.
Thu, 24 Aug 2017 9:30PM - Sat, 26 Aug 2017 10:30PM | Dudhsagar (Outside Banglore)
2. Hampi - The Lost City & Badami by Muddie Trails
Let's time travel to experience the legacy of one of the India's most ancient & prosperous kingdoms of Vijayanagara - The Hampi :) Recognised by the UNESCO as the World Heritage Site, Hampi is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Karnataka. As we marvel at the historical wonder that is Hampi, since it's a long weekend, we will also travel Badami - yet another place with its history dating back to ancient Indian kingdom of Ashoka. Badami is truly famous for its Cave Temples that date back to the 6th and 7th centuries.
Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:00PM - Mon, 28 Aug 2017 5:00AM | Hampi (Outside Bangalore)
3. Ballalarayana Durga Fort Trek - By Adventure Adda
The Ballalarayana Durga fort in Chikamagalur was constructed by the wife of Veera Ballala l who was the king of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century. It is situated atop a hill that is 1509 metres high, the fort overlooks the town of Sunkasaale. The fort though has lost its glory, stands as a distant reminder of its beautiful past. Apart from its historical significance the Ballalarayana Durga fort is a fantastic trekking destination.
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 9:30PM - Sun, 27 Aug 2017 10:00PM | Ballalarayana Durga Fort (Outside Bangalore)
4. Gokarna Beach Trek By Nature Walkers
Gokarna is a small temple town located in the northern-coastal region of Karnataka around 520kms from Bangalore. The town is known for its huge coastline and a number of beaches that have scenic rocky climbs. The beaches are pristine and hidden behind a frame of well placed hillocks that trek enthusiasts are keen on trekking to hit the beaches. The beach trek is a perfect weekend family getaway. Gokarna is also one of the hotspots for travellers, backpackers and beach bums. The beach trek trail shows some of the scenic beaches and mesmerizing coastal stretches that one would not find on any other stretchy beaches.
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 8:00PM - Sun, 27 Aug 2017 10:00PM | Gokarna Beach (Outside Bangalore )
5. 1930 meters above stress level Chikamagalur By ZipZapGo
Mullayanagiri situated in the midst of undulating coffee plantations is nature at its verdant best. At 1930m above sea level, Mullayanagiri in Chikmagalur is the highest peak in Karnataka. The ascent to the summit serves as an adventurous trek for both the novice and the expert trekker. Come join us as we climb to the summit of one of the most beautiful peaks located in the laps of the Western Ghats. The rolling clouds and the fleeting mists give a surreal and mystic feel as you ascend the 4km long trail. This is a one day trek best suited for all levels of trekkers and basic to moderate fitness levels.
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 7:00AM - Sun, 27 Aug 2017 3:30PM | Chikmagalur (Outside Bangalore)
6. Kodachadri-IskCon round trek by Trip Chale
Indulge yourself for the best experience with the beautiful nature of Western Ghats this mid-monsoon. Kodachadri, a hill station with a spectacular landscape located about 20 Km from Kollur. Trek up to Kodachadri that offers a superb scenic beauty on top of the hill and camp overnight. Descending hill via Bhakti Vedantha Eco Village belonging to ISKCON. A trek of 4 hours through evergreen jungles of Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary and the frothy white falls are a boon to the eyes.
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 10:00PM - Sun, 27 Aug 2017 |Kodachadri (Outside Bangalore)
7. Nagalapuram Waterfalls Trek By Nature Walkers
Nagalapuram is a small historical town located in the Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh located about 280 kms from Bangalore. People visit Nagalapuram for Sri Vedanarayana Swamy Temple and/ or the Nagalapuram falls trekking. Nagalapuram Falls offers a lovely day trek which usually takes about 2 to 2.5 hours amongst natural shade and rocky terrain. Several ponds and smaller falls (one which offers fish spa) on the way to the main falls are good spots to take a break. The main waterfall has a big pool almost 40 feet deep with crystal clear water that’s great for experienced swimmers. A visit to Kone falls and the temple is part of the package.
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 8:00PM - Sun, 27 Aug 2017 10:30PM | Nagalapuram, Andhra Pradesh (Outside Bangalore )