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  • Trip introduction

    On this night trek to Anthargange, you will summit a hill over 5,600 feet above sea level and explore a cave in the ghostly hours of the night. Located in the Shathashrunga mountain range, Anthargange is accessible via is a moderately easy trek, with all the thrill of a cave exploration. Rugged adventure meets serene nature as you make your way through broken rocks and crawl through volcanic rock formations. The magic of the night unfolds and reveals a different side as you explore a cave with your flashlight. The next day, you'll wake up to scenes of a gorgeous sunrise as it bathes the surrounding valley in a golden hue.

    Destination

    Antaragange (or ‘Ganges from the deep’ in Kannada), is a hill, 65 kms away from Bangalore city. A popular pilgrimage site, the Kasi Vishweshwara temple is the main attraction of this place and is referred to as the Kashi of the South. A route from behind the temple leads to the forest and into the hills. These hills have several volcanic rocks of various sizes and naturally carved caves around it. A clear view of the entire town of Kolar can be seen from the top of Anthargange. The vantage point makes for an amazing, panoramic view of Kolar, bathed in the golden light during the morning sunrise.

    Destination highlights

    Trek to an altitude of 5,600 feet that leads you to a volcanic cave. | Crawl through volcanic formations of rock during cave exploration. | Experience trekking at night and discover the cave in the moonlight. | Witness a golden sunrise over Kolar from Anthargange.

    Activity Details

    4200

    5616

    3900

    3 kms

    6 hrs

    3 kms

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

    You'll be picked-up from one of the multiple pick-up locations all around Bangalore, starting from 23:00 hrs. From here, you'll travel to the base of Anthargage in a private bus. You'll arrive at your destination after a 65-km/5-hr drive from Bangalore.

    Overnight in bus.

    You'll board the bus at about 21:00 hrs, and will reach Anthargange shortly after midnight. Try and catch some sleep on the bus. The trek begins by about 01:00 hrs, and you'll end by 03:00 hrs. Enjoy a campfire and then retire for the night in sleeping bags under the open skies.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bangalore

    Anthargange base

    21:00 PM

    Food

    No meals will be provided today

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    Day 2 of the trek to Anthargange: Complete the trek and return
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 24 hours or more before departure date of the Anthargange trek: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 24 hours before departure date of the Anthargange 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 follow instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Anthargange.

    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 and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Anthargange.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    You'll can be picked-up from one of the multiple pick-up locations all around Bangalore. These locations include: Gopalan Arcade at 23:00 hrs, Banashankari bus stop at 23:30 hrs, Udupi Garden bus stop at 23:50 hrs, Silk Board at 00:10 hrs, Marathahalli at 00:30 hrs and Tin Factory bus stop at 00:50 hrs.

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

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due changes in the itinerary of the trek to Anthargange due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements between Bangalore-Anthargange base in private bus

    • Breakfast on day 2
    • Services of experienced trek leader
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Insurance

    • Personal expenses
    • Additional costs incurred due to weather or other unforeseen situations.
    • Anything not mentioned above in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • A pair of quick dry trousers/ track pants - 1
    • Long-sleeved T-shirt
    • Sweater
    • Raincoat/ Poncho
    • Sun cap
    • Comfortable trekking/hiking shoes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery
    • Wrist watch
    • Electronic items
    • 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

    • Transport by private vehicle from Bangalore to Anthargange and back
    • Campfire
    • Sleeping bags

    You need to get

    • Waterproof rucksack
    • Raincoat
    • Water bottle
    • 1 torch/flashlight per person
    • Extra batteries for flashlight
    • Personal toiletries
    • Personal medication if needed
    • Sweater/jacket for the night
    • Energy bars/dry fruit/snacks
    • Insect repellent

    Medical Kit

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