Makalidurga Sunrise Trek
Nestled amidst the rolling hills of Doddaballapur, Makalidurga is a trekker's paradise that boasts of breathtaking landscapes, a rich cultural heritage, and a unique railway line that winds through its lush greenery. At a height of 1350 meters, this hill offers a bird's eye view of the surrounding countryside, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike.
With a distance of only 60 kilometers from Bangalore, Makalidurga is easily accessible, making it the perfect getaway for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The foothills of the hill are surrounded by a tranquil lake that resembles the shape of South America, while the lower half of the hills is traversed by a train that provides a picturesque view of the surrounding greenery.
The crowning glory of Makalidurga is the fort that sits atop its peak, offering visitors a glimpse into its rich historical past. The trek up to the fort is both challenging and rewarding, providing an opportunity for travelers to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature and the tranquility of the hills. Whether you are a seasoned trekker or a nature lover looking for a peaceful retreat, Makalidurga is a must-visit destination that promises to leave you rejuvenated and refreshed. So, pack your bags and head to this stunning hill for a weekend escape that will linger in your memory for years to come.
With Transportation(Transportation & Accomodation Included)
₹ 1999/- per person
Without Transportation(Accomodation Included)
₹ 1549/- per person
- The exciting journey starts with a pickup from 7PM.
- 7:30PM, Pick-up from Yashwanthpur Metro Station
- 8:00PM, 5M Car Care, Bhashyam Circle
- 8:15PM, State Bank of India, Vasant Nagar
- 8:30PM, Shanti Sagar, Hallasuru
- 8:45PM, Indira Nagar Metro Station
- 9:30PM, Esteem Mall, Hebbal
- 9:50PM, Yelahanka Old Town
- Upon arriving at the base, partake in the enjoyable activity of setting up tents and then settle down for the night in your respective tents.
- Commence the hike at 5 AM in the morning.
- Reach the peak and witness a captivating sunrise.
- Begin the descent from the summit and arrive back at the starting point by 8 AM.
- Enjoy a brief breakfast.
- Make way to Ghoshala near Ghati Subhramanyam
- Arrive in Bangalore by 2 PM.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- Forest permits
- Tent Stay
- Trek leader from ETK and an Experienced Naturalist
- Unforgetable Experience with comfort and safety
- Breakfast & Dinner
- Personal Expenses.
- Insurance (health, medical, life accidental,etc ).
- Anything not included above.
Things to Carry
- Compact Backpack
- Digital or physical copy of aadhar
- Hydration essential - 2 one-liter water bottles
- Protect your gear with a raincoat or bag cover
- Illuminate your path with a torch or headlamp for night time navigation
- Stay warm with a down or fleece jacket
- Keep your head and ears warm with a woollen cap
- Protect your skin from the sun with a sun cap and SPF sunscreen.