Trek to Savandurga (with kayaking)
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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2019
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
20
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
20
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
20
Tue, 24 Dec, 2019
20
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
20
Tue, 31 Dec, 2019
20
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  • Duration in Days
  • 20
  • Max
    Group Size
  • 16
  • +
    years
Date
Seats
2019
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
20
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
20
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
20
Tue, 24 Dec, 2019
20
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
20
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
20
Tue, 31 Dec, 2019
20
View
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Physical (3)

Cultural (1)

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Trekking
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  • Trip introduction

    Trek to the ruins of an ancient fort, climb over boulders over 4,000 feet above sea level, scale the largest monolith hill in Asia and go kayaking at the vast Manchinabele reservoir. This action-packed trek to Savandurga takes you across barren mountain hills, with sections of dense greenery, with panoramic views of the landscape. At the top of Savandurga, views of a golden sunrise illuminating the forests and waters Manchinabele await. After exploring the rustic brown beauty of the mountains, you'll go swimming and kayaking at the Manchinabele reservoir to relax and cool down after an adventurous trek.

    Destination

    Located at a distance of 60-km/2-hr drive away from Bangalore, Savandurga is Asia's largest monolith hill. The fort was once the location of an ancient fort that served as a prison, but today not much remains of the original structure. The peak of Savandurga, at an impressive altitude of over 4,000 feet, overlooks the Arkavathi River as it feeds into the Manchinabele reservoir.

    Destination highlights

    • Trek to Savandurga, the largest monolith hill in Asia.
    • Explore trails and routes in the Savandurga State Forest.
    • Catch a beautiful sunrise from the peak of Savandurga.
    • Go kayaking and swimming at Manchinabele.
    • Embark on a short, moderate intensity trek near Bangalore.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

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

    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 trek leader during the trek to Savandurga.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 24 hrs or more before departure of the Savandurga trek: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 24 hrs before departure of the Savandurga 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.

    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 22:30 hrs, Krishna Bhavan Restaurant in Silk Board by 23:00 hrs, Udupi Garden bus stop in BTM layout by 23:10 hrs, Banashankari bus stop by 23:30 hrs and Gopalan Arcade in RR Nagar by 23:50 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.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the trek to Savandurga to ensure safety of travellers and staff. Additional costs due to such a change in itinerary will be borne by the traveller.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident while during the trek to Savandurga.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Bangalore by 22:30 hrs
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    Drop off point
    Bangalore by 12:30 hrs
    Mode of transport
    Private vehicle
    Start point
    Savandurga base
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    End point
    Savandurga base
    Time of departure
    10:30 PM
    Time of return
    12:30 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    4 hrs
    Total distance covered
    10 kms
    Start point elevation
    3018 feet
    Maximum elevation
    4220 feet
    Minimum elevation
    3018 feet
    Average per day distance
    10 kms
  • Day 1 of the Savandurga trek: Depart from Bangalore

    Arrive at one of the pick-up points located all across Bangalore and meet your fellow trekkers. Board a private vehicle and settle in for a 5-hr drive to the base of the Savandurga trek. You'll arrive at your destination by 04:00 hrs in the morning.
    /Trekking Savandurga Kayaking Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next Grab magnificent views of mountains and hills on the trek to Savandurga.

    Day 2 of the Savandurga trek: Complete trek, go kayaking and return

    After a quick briefing session with your trek leader, you'll begin the trek to Savandurga. Over steep inclines, and rocky meadows, you'll navigate and hike your way for two hours. You'll reach the Savandurga peak, just in time for the sunrise. | After some time spent admiring beautiful views from the top, you'll retrace your steps back to the base. A 30-min drive from the base later, you'll reach the Manchinabele reservoir, where you'll take a dip in the reservoir and go kayaking. After a few hours spent engaging in fun water activities, you'll begin the journey back to Bangalore. Subject to traffic conditions, you'll reach Bangalore by 12:30 hrs.
    /Trekking Savandurga Kayaking Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next Go kayaking at the Manchinabele reservoir.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Bangalore
    End point
    Savandurga
    Day start time
    10:30 PM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Savandurga
    End point
    Bangalore
    Day start time
    04:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    10 kms
    Trekking time
    4 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Travel arrangements between Bangalore-Savandurga base in private vehicle
    • All equipment required for kayaking: paddles, kayaks
    • Breakfast
    • Services of experienced trek leader and support crew
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between your home city-Bangalore
    • Personal expenses such as 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
    • Trekking shoes
    • Light t-shirt/shirt and track pants
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery and gadgets

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Private vehicle for transport between Bangalore-Savandurga base
    • All equipment required for kayaking: paddles, kayaks
      You need to get
    • Rucksack
    • Water bottle
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (energy bars, 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.
  • Day 1 of the Savandurga trek: Depart from Bangalore

    Overnight in transit.

    Arrive at one of the multiple pick-up point and travel to Savandurga base. Since no meals are included in today's package, you'll want to have dinner before reporting to the pick-up point. You'll spend the night in a vehicle.

    Day 2 of the Savandurga trek: Complete trek, go kayaking and return

    Your trip ends by 12:30 hrs.

    Trek to Savandurga, go kayaking at Manchinabele and travel back to Bangalore. Today's meal package includes breakfast only. Subject to traffic conditions, you should reach Bangalore by 12:30 hrs.

    Food

    No meals are provided today
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    Food

    Breakfast
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  • Marker on map shows trip start point.