Bhramagiri Trek and Iruppu Falls Exploration
OverviewThe Brahmagiri Trek and Iruppu Exploration offer an exhilarating journey through Karnataka's Western Ghats, combining the thrill of trekking with the mesmerizing beauty of Iruppu Falls. Beginning at the foothills of Brahmagiri, the trek winds through dense forests, revealing diverse flora and fauna. As trekkers ascend, they are treated to panoramic vistas of valleys and hills.
The highlight of the trek is Iruppu Falls, a majestic cascade down the Brahmagiri Range. Beyond its scenic allure, the falls hold cultural significance, adding a touch of local legend to the exploration. The trek, moderately challenging, caters to both novice and experienced trekkers.
The Brahmagiri Trek allows a profound connection with nature, featuring evergreen forests and abundant birdlife. The summit rewards adventurers with sweeping views of Coorg's picturesque landscapes. Beyond conquering peaks, the trek immerses participants in local culture and natural wonders. This expedition promises an unforgettable adventure, harmonizing the thrill of trekking with the serenity of Iruppu Falls, making it a must-experience for those seeking a holistic trekking escapade in the Western Ghats.
- Assemble at Majestic near “Shantala Silk House” by 9:30 PM and proceed to the Base Village. (It is advisable to have dinner before boarding to avoid an intermediate stop for dinner).
- Arrive at the base, freshen up, relish breakfast, and bring a packed lunch (in a reusable Tiffin/Lunch box – Mandatory).
- Receive a briefing on Trekking Etiquettes – (Strictly refrain from using plastics or plastic wrappers).
- Begin the trek at 8:40 AM, lasting the entire day. Take a lunch break midway with packed lunch and snacks.
- Return to the homestay. At 5 PM, enjoy coffee and an estate stroll.
- Dinner will be served at 8:30 PM and is strictly vegetarian.
- A bonfire will be organized (Subject to Weather Conditions).
- On the second day of this exhilarating expedition, the day begins with an early rise at 7:00 AM.
- Have breakfast and embark on a journey to Iruppu Falls (additional charges for Nagarhole safari - Optional). The highlight of Day 2 is an enchanting journey to Iruppu Falls. Known for its stunning beauty, Iruppu Falls is a natural spectacle that promises to captivate every visitor. The group sets out on a scenic drive to reach this majestic waterfall, allowing for a leisurely exploration of the lush landscapes.
- Enjoy lunch on the way or at the resort before heading back to Bangalore.
- Transportation from Bangalore to Bangalore
- Forest Fee
- Guide Fee
- Organizing Fee
- Breakfast (x2), Lunch (x2), Dinner (x1) and Snacks
- Personal Expenses
- Any kind of insurance
- Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
- Start from Majestic, Bengaluru - Time: 9.30 to 10.00 PM on Friday night
Know Before You Go
- Fitness Level: Fitness Level: Assess your physical fitness as the trek involves moderate challenges. Regular cardiovascular exercises and stamina-building activities would be beneficial.
- Packing Essentials: Pack essentials such as comfortable trekking shoes, a backpack, water bottles, snacks, a first aid kit, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Carry reusable containers to follow eco-friendly practices.
- Leave No Trace: Follow the principle of "Leave No Trace" by carrying back all your waste. Minimize your impact on the environment and leave the natural beauty undisturbed.
FAQ'sQ: Is prior trekking experience necessary for Bhramagiri Trek?
No, the trek is considered moderately challenging, suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers. However, a reasonable level of fitness is recommended.
Q: What is the best time to undertake this trek?
The best time for Bhramagiri Trek is generally during the post-monsoon months, from September to March, when the weather is pleasant and the trails are more accessible.
Q: Can I explore Irrupu Falls independently or is it part of the guided trek?
While Irrupu Falls can be explored independently, some organized treks may include it as part of the itinerary.
Q: Are there restroom facilities along the trekking route?
Restroom facilities may be limited or unavailable during the trek. It's advisable to be prepared and use facilities at the base camp or homestay.
Q: What should I carry for the trek?
Pack essentials such as trekking shoes, a backpack, water bottles, snacks, a first aid kit, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Dress in layers, considering the weather conditions.
Q: Is the Bhramagiri Trek suitable for children?
While the trek is moderate, it may not be suitable for very young children. Consider the fitness and endurance levels of children before planning the trek.
Q: Can I join the trek as a solo participant?
Yes, solo participants are often welcome. Check with trek organizers for details and ensure you follow safety guidelines.
- If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
- If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
- In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get canceled. In such cases, we will try our best to provide an alternative feasible solution. However, a refund will not be applicable for the same.
- Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.