The pick-up schedule begins in Marathahalli at 21:30 hrs, and goes on to five other pick-up points. Please find the closest pick-up spot to you from the Additional Instructions section.
One of the most challenging treks in South India, Kumar Parvatha is a summit to scratch off from your list. This trek is about 6-7 hours one way, and takes you up to about 5616 feet. You'll be covering two peaks in one climb: Kumara Parvatha and Shesha Parvatha, climbing through lush greenery with spectacular views all around. You'll also be visiting Mallali Falls on your way back. The monsoons are a beautiful time to do this trek, with streams running underfoot, and the forests glowing green. But beware: you'll find leeches too! Do carry Moov spray or Dettol or salt to deal with the leeches.
Kumara Parvatha, also known as Pushpagiri, is the third highest peak in the Western Ghats of Karnataka at a height of 5616 feet above sea level. The peak lies on the border between Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu district, and offers a trail through a region rich in biodiversity. The prominent snout peak and the steep ascent make this a tough trek, but it offers great views of peaks layered one behind the other.
Summit one of the highest peaks in the south. | Conquer a snout peak at 5616 feet. | Take photographs of silhouetted mountains from the peak. | Trek through the verdant forests of the south Sahyadris. | Knock off the toughest trek in the southern Sahyadris.
You will be picked up from the scheduled pick-up points around Bangalore city at 21:00 hours. It is an overnight drive to the start point of the Kumara Parvatha trek. Try to get some sleep during the ride so you're ready for your trek tomorrow. Overnight in bus.
You will be picked up from the specified pick-up points in Bangalore and then driven to Kumara Parvatha base. It is an overnight drive to Kumara Parvatha Base camp. Do carry a shawl or jacket to stay warm, and some light snacks and a small water bottle for the journey.
Kumara Parvatha base
No meals will be provided today.
For cancellations made 0-24 hours before the departure date of the Kumar Parvatha trek: No refund.
For cancellations made 24 hours or more before the departure date of the Kumara Parvata trek: 90% of the trip cost will be refunded.
In case of unforeseen conditions during the Kumara Parvatha trek, alternate feasible activity will be provided. However, no refund is provided.
If the Kumara Parvatha trek is cancelled by the operator anytime before to start of event, full refund will be given.
No refund will be given for participant's unavailability; due to personal reasons or miscommunication with booking website or operator or lack of pickup information.
Smoking or consumption of alcohol or any drugs is strictly prohibited on the Kumara Parvatha Trek.
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.