Marathahalli is located south of the old airport road. Take the six-lane railway overbridge towards HAL airport road.
On this hill trek in the southern Sahyadris, you will trek through dense forests, swaying paddy fields, green coffee estates and a wildlife reserve. You will cross fallen trunks, covered in moss and even scramble over slippery rocks. You will scale up to the top of Nishani Motte on a steep trail and you are rewarded with unhindered views of the layering mountains and hills of Coorg, in addition to the Cauvery River that flows along, making this a postcard-perfect scenery. Sample some freshly picked coffee, straight from the estate and you will also enjoy a night under the starry sky. This is a perfect weekend getaway for those looking for an adventure in the untouched hills of Coorg.
Nishani Motte is the lesser known mountain peak of Talacauvery in the Branhmagiri range of the Coorg region. With scenic landscapes and mystical views, Coorg is known as the 'Scotland of India'. The trek starts from Bhagamandala forest range and then treads through the paddy fields, coffee estates and into a wildlife reserve before culminating on the mountain peak. It is a haven for nature lovers who will spot a variety of flora and fauna in the rich biodiversity of the Sahyadris. Spot rare birds chirping in the rain drenched branches and you will also see a variety of full-fruited mushrooms sprouting around the forest. The Coorg region is also famous for coffee production and is the second largest coffee producer in the country after Sakleshpur in Karnataka. If ripe, you can taste the freshly harvested coffee beans, plucked from the estate.
Scale up the virgin hills and mountains of Coorg. | Negotiate steep ascends to the summit of Nishani Motte.| Trek through dense forests, a wildlife reserve, paddy fields and coffee estates.
You will be picked up from the specified pick-up points in Bangalore, starting 21:30 hours and then driven to Coorg. It is an overnight journey to Coorg and is a good time to get some rest before the trek. Carry light snacks and a small bottle of water for a comfortable journey. You will reach the homestay at 05:00 hours.
Overnight in the bus.
You will be picked up from Bangalore and driven to the homestay at Coorg. It's an overnight journey, so do carry some snacks and a water bottle, as well as a light blanket or shawl to keep you warm.
No meals will be provided today.
For cancellations made 0-24 hours before the departure date of the Nishani Motte Trek: No refund.
For cancellations made 24 hrs or more before the departure date of the Nishani Motte Trek: 90% of trip cost, minus any transaction charges, will be refunded.
For no show, due to any reasons, including personal reasons, miscommunication with booking website/operator: No refund.
For changes in itinerary during the Nishani Motte Trek 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 Nishani Motte Trek: 100% refund will be given.
Smoking or consumption of alcohol or any drugs is strictly prohibited on the Nishani Motte 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.