Skandagiri Sunrise Trek | Escape2explore

Skandagiri Sunrise Trek | Escape2explore

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Skandagiri

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About the Event

Skandagiri,also historically known as Kalwarbetta or Kalavara Durga is a 

mountain fortress located around 70 km from Bangalore. This tiring yet much rewarding trek takes you through a spectacular journey amidst the wilderness. Starting by 10 pm from Bangalore, reach the base point by midnight and hereby begins the night trek. The serene and sublime atmosphere around Skandagiri will definitely boost up your adrenaline. This 8km trek can easily be completed within 4 to 5 hours of ascending and descending 



Tried and tested both by amateurs and professionals, this trek is a must for thrill seekers. The climb gets tedious as you reach the Papagni Temple, hereby offering treacherous terrains amongst the dense shrubs around. Thereafter the steep slopes may require tricky footwork till the summit. The ruined remains of Tipu Sultans fort and an abandoned fort remains at the top of the hill. 


Skandagiri is famous for walking above the clouds,literally! As you reach the top, enjoy the bonfire in the starry night couched inside your sleeping bags. Wake up to experience the morning winds caressing you, as you open your eyes to get the most magnanimous sight of the sun rising above a bed of clouds, a sight so rare. The misty valley of Skandagiri is bound to leave an everlasting impression in your mind.


Trek Difficulty: Moderate

Best season: Nov to Feb

Distance from Bangalore: 70 Km

Trek Distance: 8 Km


Tentative Itinerary

Day 0

11:00 PM Pick up starts from Bangalore


Day 1

03:00 AM Reach Base (05kms trek one side)

06:00 AM Reach peak and relax.

06:15 AM Enjoy sunrise

07:30 AM Descend to the base

10:30 AM Have BreakFast on the way.

12:00 PM Head back to Bangalore



What's Included

Transportation (from/to Bangalore)

Sunrise Trek

Breakfast

Guide

Forest Charges


What's Excluded

Water Bottle

Snacks

Anything not mentioned in Inclusions.


Things To Carry

Backpack

Rain coat/Poncho

Water bottles

Energy food

Personal medication

Sweater/ jackets for the night

Extra clothing (in case you plan to dive in the lake)

Sports shoes or trekking shoes in good condition

Flashlight/Torch with extra batteries

Track pants and cotton Tshirt

Camera (optional)



Note

Your equipments & equipments distributed to be carried by self. Like bags, sticks, etc.

As you are exploring nature, don’t expect washrooms near hills. Washrooms only available at hotel, campsite & home stays are multi-sharing basis. (we reach hotel/campsite for breakfast or lunch).

Don’t expect electricity & luxury in the camping area.


Organiser Details

For queries about this event contact the organiser Manoj 9886821210.

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Skandagiri

Suddahalli, Karnataka

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