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  • Trip introduction

    Summit Coorg's third highest peak at 5400 feet on this trek to Kotte Betta. It is an easy trek suitable for beginner trekkers, and it is for those who want to explore the nature and culture of Coorg. The trail to the top of Kotte Betta goes through dense forest and few patches of rocky terrain, and through coffee plantations. You will also cross many small streams, and you will get to see the thick green wilderness of Mandalpatti. You will also get to explore the lifestyle and culture of Hattihole, and visit the serene Krishna Raja Sagara backwaters.

    Destination

    Kotte Betta is the third highest peak in Coorg, after Tadiandamol and Brahmagiri. It is located at an elevation of 5400 feet, in the Hattihole region which lies between Somvarpet and Madikeri. On this trek, you will get to explore the lush greenery of Coorg and the rich biodiversity that the region has to offer.

    Destination highlights

    Explore the lush greenery of Coorg on this trek to Kotte Betta. | Summit the third highest peak in Coorg. | Explore the natural and cultural wonders of Coorg. | Trek through dense forests and coffee plantations to reach the Kotte Betta top.

    Activity Details

    2893

    5400

    2893

    14 kms

    6 hrs

    14 kms

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

    Today, you will report at the pick-up point in Bangalore at 22:15 hrs, from where you will be driven to Hattihole in a private shared vehicle. During the transit, you will be briefed about the trek and aquainted with your fellow travellers. Overnight in the transit vehicle.

    Note: The traveler is advised to have a light dinner before boarding the transit vehicle.

    Overnight in the transit vehicle.

    No meals will be provided today. | The traveler is advised to have a light dinner before boarding the transit vehicle.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bangalore

    Hattihole

    22:15 PM

    Food

    No meals provided today.

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Kotte Betta trek: Trek to the Kotte Betta peak
    Day 3 of the Kotte Betta trek: Return to Bangalore via backwaters
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  • Cancellation policy

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

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

    For cancellations made less than 2 days before the start of the Kotte Betta 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 Kotte Betta 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 Kotte Betta 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 Kotte Betta 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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  • 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 Kotte Betta and back in a private shared vehicle
    • Services of experienced trek leader and support crew
    • First aid kit
    • Campfire (if the situation permits)
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Blankets

    • 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 Kotte Betta and back in a private shared vehicle/bus
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • Blanket
    • 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.