Madhugiri Trek – Ascend the Mighty Monolith for Panoramic Vistas

  • Madhugiri, Tumkur, Karnataka, India

    • 1 Day
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    • Travel Guide

    Overview

    Embark on an exhilarating trek to Madhugiri, a majestic monolithic hill located in the Tumkur district of Karnataka. Madhugiri is famous for its challenging trekking trails, historical fort, and breathtaking views from the top. Rising to an elevation of 3930 feet, Madhugiri offers a thrilling adventure for trekkers and nature enthusiasts.

    The trek begins from the base camp near Bangalore, where you'll be surrounded by the scenic beauty of rural Karnataka. As you ascend the hill, you'll encounter steep slopes, rugged terrain, and ancient fortifications, each adding to the allure of the trek. The trail is moderately difficult, making it suitable for experienced trekkers looking for a thrilling challenge.

    Reaching the summit of Madhugiri rewards you with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, with the historical fort providing a glimpse into the region's rich history. The descent back offers a chance to explore the fort and witness its architectural marvels up close.

    Madhugiri is not just a trekking destination; it is also a place of historical significance, with the fort dating back to the 17th century. The trek provides an opportunity to connect with nature, delve into history, and experience the thrill of conquering a monolithic hill.

    Itinerary

    • 11:00 PM Pick up starts from Bangalore
    • 03:00 AM Reach Madhugiri base
    • 03:30 AM Start the hike to peak Madhugiri
    • 05:30 AM Finish the hike, relax
    • 06:30 AM Relax until sunrise
    • 07:00 AM Descend towards the base
    • 09:00 AM Head to the nearby restaurant. Freshen up & have breakfast
    • 10:30 AM Head back to Bangalore
    • 12:30 PM Reach Bangalore

    What's Included

    • Transportation
    • Meals – 1 Breakfast (All veg)
    • Forest permit
    • Trek Leads from NammaTrip

    What's Excluded

    • Any Personal expenses like snacks, water, etc.
    • Any kind of Insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions

    Departure Details

    • Marathahalli (11.00 PM) – Near Kalamandir
    • Silk Board (11:30 PM) – Bus Stop, Opposite To Pizza Hut
    • BTM (11:45 PM) Udupi Garden Bus Stop, Opposite To A2B
    • Banashankari (12.15 AM) – Banashankari Bus Stop
    • Gopalan Arcade Mall (12.30 AM) – Rajarajeshwari Nagar Arch

    Know Before You Go

    • The trek is moderately difficult and suitable for experienced trekkers.
    • Wear sturdy trekking shoes and clothing suitable for trekking.
    • Carry sufficient water and snacks for the trek.
    • Follow the instructions of the trek leader for a safe experience.
    • Be prepared for steep inclines and rocky terrain.
    • Respect the environment and avoid littering.
    • Carry a basic first-aid kit and any personal medication.
    • Stay hydrated and take regular breaks during the trek.
    • Observe and appreciate the historical fort and its architectural features.
    • Explore the natural beauty of the region and its diverse flora and fauna.

    FAQ's

    Q: What is the best time to do the Madhugiri Trek?
    A: The best time for the trek is from November to February when the weather is pleasant.

    Q: Is prior trekking experience required for this trek?
    A: Yes, prior trekking experience is recommended due to the moderately difficult nature of the trek.

    Q: What is the difficulty level of the trek?
    A: The trek is moderately difficult and suitable for experienced trekkers.

    Q: Are there age restrictions for the trek?
    A: Participants should be at least 18 years old due to the challenging nature of the trek.

    Q: What should I carry for the trek?
    A: Carry essentials like water, snacks, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a camera.

    Q: Is camping equipment provided?
    A: No, camping equipment is not provided for this trek.

    Q: Are there restroom facilities during the trek?
    A: Restroom facilities may be available at certain points during the trek.

    Q: Are meals included in the trek package?
    A: No, meals are not included in the trek package.

    Q: Is it safe to trek alone?
    A: It is recommended to trek in groups for safety reasons, especially in unfamiliar terrain.

    Q: What is the duration of the trek?
    A: The trek typically takes one day, including the ascent and descent.

    Q: Are there any medical facilities available during the trek?
    A: Basic first-aid facilities may be available, but participants should carry their own medication.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 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.
    • f 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.

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