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The Makalidurga trek is the nearest railway trek to Bangalore. It begins with a 2-km walk on the railway track from the station of Makalidurga. One can also ride bikes to the beginning of the trekking trail as well. A lot of refreshments is advised to be carried in case one wants to trek this hillock. The hill is made of granite stone, sparking in its natural occurrence. The larger rocks have made Makalidurga popular among rock climbers. On the top stands an old fort, now in ruins. It has quite a history to it. The start of the climb is marked by a Krishna temple and you complete your darshan at the top with a temple of Shiva and Nandi. You can see the Gunjar Lake-in the shape of South America, outlined by many grasslands and manicured farms from the top. A web of railroads completes the rural landscape.
Trek Difficulty: Moderate
Trek Distance : 6km Total
Distance : Around 80kms from Bangalore
11:00 PM Pick up starts from Bangalore
03:00 AM Reach Makalidurgae base
03:10 AM Start the small hike to peak Makalidurga
04:30 AM Finish experience, relax and enjoy the campfire
05:50 AM Relax until sunrise
07:00 AM Descend towards the base
08:00 AM Head to the nearby restaurant. Freshen up & have breakfast.
09:30 AM Head back to Bangalore
11:30 AM Reach Bangalore
Things To Carry
RR Nagar (11:00 PM) - Gopalan Arcade, Mysore road
Banashankari (11:30 PM) - Bus Stop
BTM (11:50 PM) - Udupi Garden Bus Stop, Near A2B
Silk Board (12:10 AM) - Prashant hotel (towards Marathalli road)
Marathahalli (12:40 PM) - Opposite to Kalamandir
Tin Factory (01:00 AM) - Bus Stop
Drop points are same as chosen pickup points
Pick up Times are tentative. Once you register with us, we will send you the exact pickup times and location on Whatsapp.
Your equipment and equipment distributed are to be carried by self, like bags, sticks, etc.
As you are exploring nature, don't expect washrooms near hills. Washrooms are only available at the hotel, campsite(you reach hotel/campsite for breakfast or lunch).
NammaTrip is not responsible for misplacing/loss of any personal belongings.
Don't expect electricity & luxury in the area.
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