Trek through plush and luxurious greenery on a lesser known trail in one of the highest mountain ranges in Coorg. The trek to Tadiandamol, meaning 'large mountain' stays true to its name as it takes you over towering mountains with Shola forests, sparkling streams, waterfalls and woodlands. From an altitude of over 5,740 feet high on the peak of Tadiandamol, you'll get panoramic views of the Western Ghats. On your way back, you'll also visit the famous Namdroling Monastery, also known as the Golden Temple, a small Tibetan shrine for Gautama Buddha.
The hills of Tadiandamol, located inside the lush green forests of the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, are about 270-km/7-hr drive away from Bangalore. With beautiful scenes of sprawling acres of grasslands, the trek offers you a complete escape into nature. The Tadiandamol trek takes you to explore the rich biodiversity of the dense forests with its rare mountain birds and pretty butterflies. You'll see tumbling waterfalls, clear streams, and lots of greenery throughout this scenic trek.
Get away from the city life and trek to Tadiandamol. | Catch stunning views of surrounding mountains. | Trek through the rough wilderness of countryside Karnataka. | Climb up to an altitude of over 5,700 feet to Tadiandamol peak.
Day 1 of the Tadiandamol trek: Depart from Bangalore
Arrive at one of the multiple pick-up points located all across Bangalore. These pick-up points are: Kalamandir in Marathahalli at 21:30 hrs, Silk Board Bus Stop at 22:00 hrs, BTM Udupi Garden Bus Stop at 22:10 hrs, Banashankari Bus Stop at 22:30 hrs and Gopalan Arcade in RR Nagar at 23:15 hrs. You'll board a private bus or similar vehicle and travel to the base of Tadiandamol, Coorg. You'll arrive at your destination by 05:30 hrs.
Overnight in transit.
Arrive at multiple pick-up points located all around Bangalore at the scheduled time. No meals are included in today's package.
Day 1 Milestone
No meals are provided today
Day 2 of the Tadiandamol trek: Trek to Tadiandamol!
Reach Coorg by early morning. Here, you'll take some time to freshen up at a home-stay before beginning the trek to Tadiandamol by the break of dawn. Trekking past beautiful scenes of rolling mountain hills, you'll finally reach the peak an hour after noon.
Soon, you'll descend from the peak and retrace you steps back to the home-stay at Coorg. You'll reach the home-stay by evening. At night, you'll gather around a bonfire and have fun with your fellow trekkers. Overnight in a home-stay at Coorg.
Overnight in home-stay at Coorg.
Trek to Tadiandamol and come back to Coorg. Today's meal package includes a breakfast and dinner at the home-stay and a packed lunch at Tadiandamol peak. You'll be accommodated in rooms in a home-stay at Coorg on a multi-sharing basis.
Day 2 Milestone
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day 3 of the Tadiandamol trek: Arrive at Bangalore
After an early morning wake-up call, you'll get ready to leave Coorg and travel back to Bangalore. En route, you'll take a short detour to visit the Namdroling Monastery. Subject to traffic conditions, you'll reach Bangalore by 21:30 hrs. Your trip ends here.
Your trip ends by 21:30 hrs.
Today's meal package includes breakfast only. Since lunch is not included in the day's package, you will stop at a restaurant en route to Bangalore where you can have lunch at your own expense.
Pick-up and drop-off between Bangalore-Coorg in private bus or similar vehicle
Accommodation in a home-stay at Coorg for 1 night on multi-sharing basis
All meals from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 3
Services of an experienced trek leader and support crew
All government permits and charges
All applicable taxes
Travel arrangements between home city-Bangalore
Personal expenses such as extra meals or beverages, apparel or gear etc.
Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
Anything not mentioned in inclusions
What to Wear
What to Wear
Trekking or sports shoes
Shirt/t-shirt and track pants/shorts
Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
What not to Wear
Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
Equipment / Gear
Private bus or similar vehicle for transport between Bangalore-Coorg
Any equipment required for trekking
You need to get
Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
Specific or prescribed medicines and medical kit.
Directions towards the Pick up Point
There are multiple pick-up points located all around Bangalore. These are: Marathahalli at 21:30 hrs, Silk Board at 22:00 hrs, BTM Udupi at 22:10 hrs, Banashankari bus stop at 22:30 hrs and Gopalan Arcade at 23:15 hrs. Google Maps pin: https://goo.gl/maps/S1Go1hTJ75n
Directions towards the Start Point
The tour operator will arrange your transport to the start point of the Tadiandamol trek.