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  • Trip introduction

    Trek to Tadiandamol, the highest peak in Coorg, and climb up to an altitude of over 5,700 feet in the mountains of the Western Ghats. You'll trek past vast expanses of the Shola forests, adorned by beautiful waterfalls and river streams. You'll spot a wide array of fluttering birds among trees and the native wildlife hiding behind shrubs and bushes.

    With views of the gorgeous mountains painted all shades of green, you'll spend a night deep in the heart of nature, away from the city lights. Before returning back, you'll also visit the Harangi backwaters and dam, built on the Cauvery River, and the Namdroling Monastery, one of the largest centers of Buddhist learning in the south.

    Destination

    Located in the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, near the state borders of Kerala and Karnataka, the peak of Tadiandamol stands tall as the highest peak in Coorg. The peak is marked by beautiful Shola forests, interspersed by sprawling grasslands and tree plantation. The trail to the peak begins from the Nalknad Palace in Kakkabe and makes its way uphill through the dense forests. Near the peak, the trees begin giving way to large meadows and grasslands.

    Destination highlights

    Trek to Tadiandamol, one of the tallest peaks in Karnataka. | Catch stunning views of mountains in the Western Ghats. | Explore trails and routes in the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. | Visit the Harangi backwaters and Namdroling Monastery.

    Activity Details

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    14 kms

    11 hrs

    7 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Tadiandamol Coorg trek: Depart from Bangalore

    You'll be picked up from one of the multiple pick-up locations all around Bangalore. Onboard the transfer vehicle, you'll meet your trek leader and your fellow trekkers. Settle in for a 7-hr journey from Bangalore to the base village of the trek, Kakkabe. Overnight in transit.

    Overnight in transit.

    Arrive at one of the multiple pick-up points located all around Bangalore at the scheduled time. Since no meals are included in today's meal package, you will want to have dinner before reporting to the pick-up point. Make sure to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes for the overnight ride to Gokarna Beach and carry some dry snacks for the road.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bangalore

    Tadiandamol

    05:30 AM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

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    Day 2 of the Tadiandamol Coorg trek: Scale Tadiandamol peak
    Day 3 of the Tadiandamol Coorg trek: Depart from Tadiandamol
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made on or more than 7 days before departure of the Tadiandamol Coorg trek: 95% refund.

    For cancellations made 3-6 days before departure of the Tadiandamol Coorg trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days before departure of the Tadiandamol Coorg 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 the instructions of the trek leader during this Tadiandamol Coorg 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 and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during this Tadiandamol Coorg trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    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.

    Exact timings for pick-up, based on the pick-up point selected will be communicated a day prior to the trek. Tardiness in arriving at the pick-up point will lead to missing the trek, without any refund.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during this Tadiandamol Coorg trek.

    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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    • Trekking Tadiandamol Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Tadiandamol Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Tadiandamol Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Tadiandamol Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Tadiandamol Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Tadiandamol Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Pick-up and drop-off between Bangalore-Tadiandamol base in private, non-AC Tempo Traveller or mini-bus

    • Accommodation for 1 night at Tadiandamol in tents or home-stay
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bags
    • All vegetarian meals from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 3
    • Services of an experienced trek leader and support crew
    • Campfire (subject to weather conditions)
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city-Bangalore

    • Any meals not mentioned in inclusions
    • Entry fees at monuments and landmarks
    • Personal expenses such as additional meals or beverages, apparel and gear etc.
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Trekking shoes
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Shirt/t-shirt and track pants/shorts
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Denim jeans
    • Flip-flops/slippers

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private, non-AC Tempo Traveller or mini-bus for transfers between Bangalore-Tadiandamol base
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bags
    • Any technical and safety gear required for trekking

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Power bank
    • Plastic bags
    • Water bottle
    • Torch
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Insect repellent
    • Personal toiletries
    • Towel and napkins

    Medical Kit

    • Specific or prescribed medicines and medical kit.