Travellers can select from three pick-up/drop-off points - Fabindia in Koramangala, New Shanti Sagar Hotel in Domlur and St. Marks Cathedral in Ashok Nagar.
Go on one of the most adventurous treks in Karnataka and scale the peak of Savandurga on a short day trek from Bangalore. The Savandurga trek takes you on a steep trail through the gorgeous Magadi forests, past giant rocks and boulders. Navigating a narrow and tricky route over the mountains, the trail leads you to glorious views from the top of Savandurga. Views of the Arkavathi River and the mountains of the Savandurga State Forest will reward you for completing one of the more challenging treks of Karnataka.
Located at an altitude of over 4,000 feet, the mountain of Savandurga stands tall as one of the largest monolith hills of Asia. Easily accessibly via a 3-hr drive from Bangalore, the peak is a popular trekking destination for adventure enthusiasts. The mountain, covered by rich and magnificent Magadi forests of the Savandurga State Forest, forms part of the Deccan Plateau. Views of the beautiful Manchanabele Reservoir greet trekkers after they've climbed over steep and slippery trails over the mountain.
Experience the Savandurga trek, one of the most gorgeous treks in Karnataka. | Catch stunning views of surrounding mountains and forests from the top. | Trek through the rough wilderness of countryside Karnataka. | Go trekking on a short day itinerary from Bangalore.
Meet your fellow trekkers at one of the several pick-up points located in Bangalore. From here, you'll be travelling to the base village of the Savandurga trek in a non-AC vehicle. A 3-hr drive later, you'll arrive at base camp and begin scaling the mountain. The steep trail takes you through the thick Magadi forests, past giant rocks and boulders. Navigating over narrow and tricky route over the mountains, you'll reach the top.
Spend some at the summit, overlooking the valley, and begin the return trek. Retrace your steps back to the base over the same route. You'll board vehicles and settle in for the 3-hr drive back to Bangalore. Subject to traffic conditions, you'll reach back in the city by 19:30 hrs.
You're trip ends by 19:30 hrs.
Arrive at one of the pick-up points in Bangalore at 06:00 hrs. Travel to the base village will be arranged in private, non-AC vehicle. Today's meal package includes a packed lunch, served during the rest stop while trekking. Subject to traffic conditions, you'll reach Bangalore by 19:30 hrs.
For cancellations made on or more than 7 days before departure of the Savandurga trek: 95% refund.
For cancellations made 3-6 days before departure of the Savandurga trek: 50% refund.
For cancellations made less than 3 days 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.
Travellers are required to follow the instructions of the trek leader during this trek to Savandurga.
Travellers are required 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 this trek to Savandurga.