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Good one day trek

Madhugiri is around 2-3 hours drive from Bangalore. Road is in excellent condition. Trek is around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bengaluru, India
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Good trekking place...

Madhugiri is a big monolith hill and good spot for trekking. You can start the trek early morning... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bengaluru, India
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All reviews bus stand carry water small stretch day trip small hotel early morning to avoid views are breathtaking difficulty level start early almost hours fruit railing trekkers lakes fort height monolith
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Madhugiri is around 2-3 hours drive from Bangalore. Road is in excellent condition. Trek is around 2 hours climb and 1 hours. The fort is in concentric circle. From base one can see 2/3 circles but as you move up more circles comes up which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jumink2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Madhugiri is a big monolith hill and good spot for trekking. You can start the trek early morning to avoid sun. We took 2 hours to reach the top. 1-2 places u find it hard to trek but if you are careful and to slowly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank VivekT521
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We started from Bangalore around 07:00 AM and reached around 09:30 . We were riding there so we were in no hurry and stopped many places In between. We took almost 2 hours to reach the top of the fort But we explored every place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sidhant95
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Madhugiri being my home town, had a wonderful trekking experience with my LG Group friends. It’s little bit difficult towards the end. Can have amazing view of Madhugiri town, surrounding lakes and tanks. One must trek once during their life.

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank sagarganeshMadhugiri
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Madhugiri fort on a Saturday. There is parking right upto the foothills inside a comex. Thereon after yoj start climbing, there is no habitation at all. One has to be bit careful if its raining since it is a single monolithic trek. You...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lavatea
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Near to Bangalore, well connected by road, this fort is a must see for nature lover. Climbing is tough as at places it is steep. At the top it is slippery due to water clogging. Better to wear shoes and not to venture on rainy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank Raghavendrachar B
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Did a day trip to this place on a fine Saturday morning. 2 and half hour drive from Bangalore, just follow google maps. One can park the car inside of the fort gates as well. Carry water/fruits with you and better enjoy as a group...More

Date of experience: January 2018
10  Thank aski_online
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I visited Madhugiri fort on a weekend. One has to be bit careful as it is a single monolithic trek. Best one day trek for trekkers.

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank Shubha_Hegde
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Monolith treks are just plain uphill mountains without trees or ups and downs like regular mountains. That makes the trek bit different and interesting. It would be around 4-4.5 k of height. Roads from Bangalore are just brilliant. Can also go by bus as it's...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank abhishek r
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Madhugiri Fort is located in Tumkur District of Karnataka State. It is a largest monolith and its height about 3930 feet (as local people said). It is around 106 kms far from Bengaluru. This place can be reached by KSRTC/private buses/own vehicles. There are many...More

Date of experience: July 2017
7  Thank VasanthP31
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24 January 2018|
Response from Shubha_Hegde | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about the timings but you should sign in a registration book before starting the trek. I started from Bangalore with my friends at 6.30am and reached Madhugiri by 8.30am. We had our breakfast near bus stand and... More
8 September 2016|
Response from ManpreetS528 | Reviewed this property |
Now it has been closed, but you can visit during daytime. People still go there.
15 April 2016|
Response from samsamal | Reviewed this property |
No fees or entry charges. 6am is a good time to start and come back before it gets hot during noon in summer. Be safe and happy trekking.