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  • Trip introduction

    Escape the weekend crowd and noise of Bangalore and spend the night at a rural campsite at Ramanagara. As the night falls, you'll gather around a crackling bonfire with your fellow campers and enjoy the cool breeze. After a delicious dinner, you can retire back to your tents and get cozy in sleeping bags. The next day, you'll enjoy paddling your kayaks over a nearby lake during a fun session of kayaking. This camping and kayaking trip to Ramanagara is perfect for travellers looking for an off-beat adventure for the weekend.

    Destination

    Ramanagara, a small town located on the outskirts of Bangalore, just 2-hr drive away from the city, is a popular camping destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Surrounded by rugged mountain peaks like Kakasura, SRS, Kakasura and more, the trails and routes around Ramanagara is also where the popular movie 'Sholay' was filmed. These mountains are also home to historic, centuries-old temples constructed by the emperors of Mysore and Magadi.

    Destination highlights

    Stay in tents at a picturesque campsite at Ramanagara. | Try your hand at kayaking. | Escape from the city life for a day spent outdoors. | Enjoy the night around a bonfire with your fellow campers.

    Activity Details

    5-55

    Kayaking

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of camping and kayaking at Ramanagara: Travel to campsite and enjoy!

    Arrive at one of the multiple pick-up points located in Bangalore and settle in for a 2-hr drive to Ramanagara. After arrival at the campsite at Ramanagara, you'll take some time to rest and freshen up. As the night falls, you'll gather around a peaceful bonfire with your fellow campers and enjoy the cool breeze. After a delicious dinner, retreat back to your tents and go to sleep listening to the sounds of nature. Overnight in tents at Ramanagara campsite.

    Overnight in tents at Ramanagara campsite.

    You'll be accommodated in tents at the Ramanagara campsite. The tents will include a sleeping bag for a restful night's sleep. Today's meal package includes dinner at the campsite.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bangalore

    Ramanagara campsite

    20:30 PM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of camping and kayaking at Ramanagara: Depart for Bangalore
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 24 hrs or more before departure of the camping and kayaking trip to Ramanagara: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 24 hrs before departure of the camping and kayaking trip to Ramanagara: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the camp leader during the camping and kayaking trip to Ramanagara.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    You can be picked-up from multiple pick-up points located all across Bangalore. These include: Marathahalli in Kala Mandir by 20:30 hrs, Pizza Hut near the Silk Board bus stop by 21:00 hrs, Udupi Garden bus stop in BTM layout by 21:10 hrs, Banashankari bus stop by 21:30 hrs and Gopalan Arcade in RR Nagar by 21:45 hrs.

    Subject to traffic conditions, pick-up timings may be delayed. However, tardiness in arriving at the pick-up point may lead to missing the trip, without any refund.
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    • Camping Kayaking Ramanagara Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Kayaking Ramanagara Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Kayaking Ramanagara Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Kayaking Ramanagara Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Kayaking Ramanagara Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Kayaking Ramanagara Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Kayaking Ramanagara Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Kayaking Ramanagara Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Kayaking Ramanagara Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Kayaking Ramanagara Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements between Bangalore and Ramanagara campsite in private vehicle

    • Accommodation in tents with sleeping bags for 1 night on twin/triple/quad-sharing basis
    • All meals including dinner on day 1 and breakfast on day 2
    • All equipment required for kayaking: paddles, kayaks etc.
    • Services of experienced camp leader
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home and pick-up point

    • Personal expenses such as apparel, extra food and beverages etc.
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Sports shoes
    • Light t-shirt/shirt and track pants
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery and gadgets

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicle for transport between Bangalore and Ramanagara campsite
    • All equipment required for camping and kayaking: tents, sleeping bags, kayaks

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • Water bottle
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (chocolates, biscuits etc.)
    • Handkerchief or napkins
    • Camera
    • Torch (with batteries)
    • ID proof
    • Cap/hat
    • Sunglasses

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.