Oct

23

Onwards

Kodachadri Trek

Multiple days 08:30 PM - Kodachadri · Kodachadri · Bangalore

Located in Shivamoga district kodachadri peak at an elevation of (1343m) is a must-do on every trekker and adventure enthusiasts bucket list. Thick forests beautiful sunsets and open grasslands make this an ideal trekking destination.

Start your trip on Friday night after boarding the vehicle from the pickup locations which will be informed before the trip. We will reach kantihole village in Hosanagar taluk in Shivamoga district early in the morning, one can freshen up have breakfast and head to the base of kodachadri.

While on the trek we cross hidlumane falls and thick jungle trails of the Western Ghats. Once we reach the peak we can visit the Sarvagna Peeta Shankaracharya Temple. The Temple is constructed on the site where Sri Adi Shankaracharya is supposed to have meditated and offered his worship to Devi Sarawati.

The total trek distance is 11 KM one side.

Departure/Return Location:       Pickup 1: Indiranagar, Opposite to KFC signal at 8.30 PM Pickup Location – KFC, Indiranagar.Pickup 2: Domlur near New Shanthi Sagar Hotel at 8:45 PM New Shanthi Sagar Hotel, DomlurPickup 3: LifeStyle, Victoria Road, at 9:00 PM LifeStyle – Victoria Road

Reporting time for the Departure : Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the departure time.

Return Time on Sunday  : Approximately 10.00 PM.

INCLUDED:

One night accomodation
02 Breakfast, 01 Lunch, 01 Dinner (Only Veg).
Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary.
Forest Permits.
Service of an expert guide.

NOT INCLUDED:

Optional activities.
Jeep Charges for descending from the Peak.
Additional charges for forest permit may be applicable for foreign National as per forest department.
Personal expenses, tips, laundry, telephone calls personal medicines.
Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and
any other circumstances beyond our control.
Any meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
Evacuation charges, damage of any nature, entrance fees at sites.
Any items/services not specifically mentioned under inclusions.

Group size:

As per the Government , COVID 19 Guidelines to follow Social Distancing the number of people in a vehicle will be as follows

  •  Tempo Traveller ( 13 Seater ) – 8 pax + 1 Trek Leader
  •  Minibus ( 21 Seater ) – 15 pax + 1 Trek Leader

 

What to Expect:

  • Trekking
  • Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Day0: Transportation

Pickup from Bangalore – Indiranagar, Domlur and MG Road

  • Pickup from Bangalore
  • Have Dinner before boarding the vehicle
  • Begin your overnight journey to Kodachadri.

Day1: Day of the Trek

  • Reach early morning to the homestay and freshen up.
  • The first day of your trek; have breakfast by around 07:30 AM.
  • After having breakfast and take the packed lunch before leaving for the trek
  • By 08:00 AM, you can start trekking to the top of Kodachadri peak which is around 14Km one side (approximately).
  • Have lunch near to the peak.
  • Enjoy the beautiful sunset at the peak and descent back to the homestay by the jeep vehicle (self-sponsored).
  • Return to homestay Fresh up and have dinner later and enjoy an optional bonfire. Retire for the night.

Day 2: Return to Bangalore

  • On Sunday wake up early, have breakfast and visit Nagara fort on the way back to Bangalore.
  • Have self-sponsored lunch on the way to Bangalore.

Stay: –

  • Accommodation in dormitory or tents depending on the availability.
  • There will be separate stay for boys and girls.

Things to Carry: –

  • Strong backpack for trekking.
  • hand sanitizer and facemask
  • Water bottles at least 2 liters.
  • Cloths for two days and an extra set of clothes.
  • A Polybag to carry your wet clothes back to Bangalore.
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Cap/hat
  • Toiletries: – Shampoo, towel, toothpaste, soap, tissue paper, etc.
  • Juice packs, Glucon-D, etc.
  • Raincoat or a poncho.
  • Personal medication if any.
  • Mosquito repellent cream.
  • Leach repellents like body spray, Dettol, etc.
  • A torch with new batteries
  • One plastic box if you want to carry energy boosters like Chocolate bars, flavored milk, should be carried without the rappers.
  • Camera (optional).
  • Long socks
  • Good trekking shoes.
  • Sandals to walk around at homestay.

Advisory: –

  • All Covid-19 guidelines issued by the Govt will be followed.
  • Please maintain social distancing during the trek
  • Dont share water bottles during the trek
  • The homestay will be sanitized before and after the stay
  • Avoid spitting and gargling on the trail
  • Please check with your tour operator for any forest permission requirements.
  • Do not expect luxury as we will be traversing through pristine and untamed nature.
  • No smoking and consumption of alcohol before or during the activity.
  • Carrying jewelry or other valuables is not advisable.
  • Do not expect separate accommodation as it is a group trip.
  • Drop points will be the pickup points.

 

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Covid -19 Precautionary Measures

We are implementing the below SOP's in order to reduce the risk of Covid-19 for the participants

1) The batch size will be limited to maintain social distancing.

2) Mandatory use of face masks and gloves by the trekkers during the entire course of the trek. 

3) Participants must maintain a distance of 6ft during the trek

4) Participants  must carry a hand sanitizer and use it regularly for their own safety.

5) If Any member of the group shows any symptoms during the course of the trip or before, he/she will be advised to abort the trek.

6) The trekkers should not litter/spit/gargle during the course of the trek. They will also be strictly not allowed to share water bottles or any personal items.

7) The mode of transportation used will be filled upto 70% of the capacity maximum.

8) Before boarding the bus, all the participants and the driver will be screened for temperature and face masks will be provided. 

9) All required information of the trekkers like Age,Phone Number and Home address will be recorded. A copy of Government Identification of all participants will be taken by us.

10) We will encourage all participants to follow respective Covid-19 Social Distancing Guidelines and State Government rules.

11) The restaurants and hotels we choose for meals/accommodation will be of high hygienic standards and made sure the place is sanitized regularly.

12) All our Outdoor Leaders will be thoroughly briefed with everything that needs to be followed. We will also make sure there are organizers during the trip who will take care of all necessary precautions.

13) Any trekkers showing symptoms will be quickly isolated and will be asked to abort the trek at any time.

14) All the vehicles,restaurants,home stays and equipment used will be regularly sanitized with disinfectants.

Please go through all the necessary Covid-19 Safety SOP's we have mentioned above and will be followed strictly by us. If there are any precautions we have missed or would like for us to implement, do let us know.

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