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The entrance fee is 250/- for adults however the rationale is not very clear. There are no amenities, nor is the place maintained in any manner. 50/- parking fee is being charged additionally. Given they are charging fee it would be nice to see some...More
I did this trek along with friends and took the longer route around the hill & climbed. It took us nearly 3 hours where as the shorter route takes very less time and may not be advisable for people who cannot climb over the rocks...More
Fun filled trip and had fun with friends. Trail is ok beginers to med experience folks. Few places were little scary due to rain day earlier and were very slippery. We all had to help each other to cross those slippery spots. The view from...More
My capsule review :)
* (Level of Difficulty) Beginners level, easy to moderate with the trail marked by paint en route
* Food facility available/provided at the hill region, carry your own water/food
* Mobile network (Airtel) was good the entire time
* Entry is...More
Ideal for beginners.
Bangalore to bangalore trip can be easily be done in one day.
Easier to do this trek during night rather than the day.
The trails for getting up and coming down are different.
Also, the trail to come down is a bit...More
Nice place for a quick trek near to bangalore, around 70 kms from city. one should start the trek before the sunrise to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Once you reach the summit, you can see the neighbouring hills and hillocks covered in white clouds. Cool...More
Pre-book online from the myecotrip site. A very rocky path leads up to the peak. The view from the peak is pertty good though. Trail starts at Makalidurga temple at the base of the hill. There is a person posted at the base who checks...More
Though I was born and raised on hill ranges, I never trekked in its modern day meaning! This was a good place to start for it's length, serenity and ease of climbing.
One and a half hours to two hours to trek. There are enough...More
If you are not OK to pay then better do not go.
You can park your vehicle at station or at near the base of the hill. If you park the vehicle at station then you need to walk some distance, may be 2 KM...More
Road is in good condition so that's not a problem. It's a trek with moderate difficulty so it can be converted in a picnic if all participants have decent fitness. You can bring your picnic stuff and spend few hours at the... More
Road is in good condition so that's not a problem. It's a trek with moderate difficulty so it can be converted in a picnic if all participants have decent fitness. You can bring your picnic stuff and spend few hours at the top. Do Not carry too kuch stuff as it takes couple of hours uphill. Enjoy the trek!