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  • Trip introduction

    This night trek to Kunti Betta takes you up a fun climb in the dark of the night. You'll use flashlights to climb the easy 2 km stretch, with alert senses and tingling nerves, listening to the sounds of nocturnal animals and birds as you make your way up with your group. There are some sections of rocky outcrops and boulders to be climbed, and you'll enjoy the feeling of being the only ones in the world. At the peak, you will unwind around a campfire and listen to stories about the rocky hill. You'll have a couple of hours to drift off to sleep in under open skies, and you'll wake up to a gorgeous sunrise over the Pandavapura Lake.

    Destination

    Kunti Betta is a rocky hill situated 125 kms from Bangalore, in the quaint village of Pandavapura. The hill features paths that take you over huge boulders and rocks which gets steeper the further you ascend. From the peak, you will get splendid views of the Pandavapura lake and sugarcane fields. The Pandavapura village and Kunti Betta are part of many historical folk tales that date back to the Mahabharatha. It is said that when the Pandavas were sent into exile, they stayed here for a short while and their mother Kunti fell in love with the hill, thus christening it Kunti Betta.

    Destination highlights

    Climb over boulders and scramble over rocks to summit Kunti Beta. | Experience the thrill of trekking in the night. | Get spectacular views of the Pandavapura Lake and sugarcane fields from the peak. | Enjoy some campfire stories while you drift off to sleep.

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Kunti Betta trek: Drive to Kunti Betta base

    You will be picked up from the specified pick-up points in Bangalore, starting 21:30 hours and then driven to Kunti Beta base. Try to catch some sleep on the bus, because you'll have a late night tonight.

    You will be picked up from Bangalore and driven to Kunti Beta base, via Ramanagara, from where you start your night trek to the peak. Do make sure you carry some snacks, a bottle of water, and a light shawl or blanket to make your journey comfortable.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bangalore

    Kunti Beta base

    21:30 PM

    Food

    No meals will be provided today.

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    Day 2 of Kunti Betta trek: Summit, return to Bangalore
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 0-24 hours before the departure date of the night trek to Kunti Betta: No refund.

    For cancellations made 24 hrs or more before the departure date of the night trek to Kunti Betta: 90% of trip cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For no show, due to any reasons, including personal reasons, miscommunication with booking website/operator: No refund.

    For changes in itinerary during the night trek to Kunti Betta due to unforeseen conditions: Alternate feasible activity will be provided, but no refund will be given.

    If the trek is cancelled by the operator due to weather changes, wildlife movements, permission issues before the departure of the night trek to Kunti Betta: 100% refund will be given.

    Rules on trip

    Smoking or consumption of alcohol or any drugs is strictly prohibited on the night trek to Kunti Betta.

    A strict no littering policy must be followed by all participants.

    Participants consuming alcohol, misbehaving or causing delays will be immediately banned from the rest of the trip. Their return costs will be at their own expense and no refunds will be given in such a case.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator will not be responsible for any loss including damage to property, injury or death during the night trek to Kunti Betta.

    No insurance is included in the trip cost.

    In case of damage or loss of any equipment belonging to the operator, the responsible traveller has to bear the cost.

    There are designated pick up and drop points for the night trek to Kunti Betta; please make your own arrangements for transport to the specified pick-up point accordingly.

    Transport for the night trek to Kunti Betta trek is organized by third party transport agencies and is not under the control of the operator; participants are requested to co-operate in case of minor delay in pick-ups and drops, if any.

    The bus will also pick you up from Marathahalli, opposite Kalamandir (21:30 hrs); Silk Board bus stop, opposite Pizza Hut (22:00 hrs); BTM Udupi Garden bus stop, Near A2B (22:10 hrs); Banashankari bus stop (22:30 hrs); RR Nagar, Gopalan Archade, Mysore road (23:15 hrs).
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Return transport to Bangalore

    • Campfire
    • Breakfast on day 2
    • Guide for trekking
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Insurance

    • Meals during transit
    • Personal expenses including telephone calls, tips, etc.
    • Cost for packaged water, soft drinks, etc.
    • Additional costs incurred due to weather or other unforeseen situations
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Quick dry track pants
    • Long-sleeved t-shirt
    • Trekking shoes
    • Cotton socks
    • Light hoodie
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery
    • Wrist watches and electronic gadgets
    • Suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Return transport to Bangalore in private shared vehicle
    • Campfire

    You need to get

    • Backpack with raincover
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Sturdy water bottle
    • Energy bars, dry fruits and chocolates
    • Torch/headlamp with extra batteries
    • Camera (if you like; with fully charged batteries)
    • Sweater for the night
    • Light shawl or blanket for the night
    • Keep a few poly bags handy for your belongings in case of heavy rain
    • Lightweight floaters/sandals
    • Insect repellent

    Medical Kit

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