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  • Trip introduction

    This 3-day trek to Kodachadri is perfect for those looking for a weekend getaway near Bangalore. It is a moderately difficult trek through the dense tropical forest of Karnataka and has a steep incline. This thrilling trek lets you explore the Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary and trek to the Kodachadri peak, from where you can sometimes see clouds below the peak. You will spend a night in a cosy homestay, go on an off-road jeep drive through dense forest, visit the sunset point and also the Hidlumane Waterfalls. You will also make a short halt at Nagara Fort which was built in the eighteenth century.

    Destination

    The Kodachadri Peak is the tenth highest peak of Karnataka, located in Shimoga district in the Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary. The peak is located at an altitude of 4406 feet above sea level. The landscape here resembles the famous Amazonian rainforests, and has a rich biodiversity, including some wild animals like tiger, leopard, deer, etc. This trek lets you explore this rich biodiversity and the lush landscape of this protected sanctuary.

    Destination highlights

    Embark on an off-road jeep ride through the dense forest of Mookambika. | Explore the rich biodiversity of the Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary. | Trek to the Kodachadri Peak and watch the sun set over the dense greenery of Kodachadri.

    Activity Details

    2001

    4406

    2001

    14 km

    7 hrs

    14 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Kodachadri trek: Depart from Bangalore

    Today, you will be picked up from the pick-up point at 22:00 hrs and begin your 400 kms drive to Kodachadri. During the overnight drive, you will be aquainted with your fellow travellers and briefed about the trip. Overnight in the transport vehicle.

    Overnight in transit vehicle.

    No meals will be provided today.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bangalore

    Bangalore

    10:00 AM

    Food

    No meals provided today.

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Kodachadri trek: Trek to Kodachadri Peak
    Day 3 of the Kodachadri trek: Depart for Bangalore
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 7 day before the start of the Kodachadri trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 3-6 days before the start of the Kodachadri trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 2 days before the start of the Kodachadri trek: 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 required to adhere to instructions of the trek leader during the Kodachadri trek.

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

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Kodachadri trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers can choose from 3 pick-up and drop-off points: Swad E Punjab in HSR Layout, New Shanti Sagar Hotel in Domlur, and St. Marks Cathedral in Ashok Nagar.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the Kodachadri trek to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
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    • Kodachadri Peak Karnataka Mookambika Tropical Forest Sanctuary Trekking The Great Next
    • Kodachadri Peak Karnataka Mookambika Tropical Forest Sanctuary Trekking The Great Next
    • Kodachadri Peak Karnataka Mookambika Tropical Forest Sanctuary Trekking The Great Next
    • Kodachadri Peak Karnataka Mookambika Tropical Forest Sanctuary Trekking The Great Next
    • Kodachadri Peak Karnataka Mookambika Tropical Forest Sanctuary Trekking The Great Next
    • Kodachadri Peak Karnataka Mookambika Tropical Forest Sanctuary Trekking The Great Next
    • Kodachadri Peak Karnataka Mookambika Tropical Forest Sanctuary Trekking The Great Next

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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation at a homestay on twin/triple sharing basis

    • Meals from breakfast on Day 2 to breakfast on Day 3
    • Transport from Bangalore to Kodachadri and back in a private shared vehicle
    • Off-road jeep ride
    • Services of experienced trek leader and support crew
    • First aid kit
    • Campfire (if the situation permits)
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Blankets/mattresses/sleeping bags

    • Personal expenses such as gear, apparel, extra meals etc.
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trekking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
    • Sunglasses/sun-cap
    • Jacket/sweater
    • Slippers/flip flops
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Restrictive clothing

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • All technical equipment, if required
    • Transport from Bangalore to Kodachadri and back in a private shared vehicle/bus
    • Off-road jeep ride
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • Blanket/sleeping bag/mattress
    • Backpack
    • Water bottle (2 ltrs)
    • Torch
    • Hand towel
    • Personal toiletries
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Personal first aid kit

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.