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  • Trip introduction

    Tadiandamol, meaning 'large mountain' stays true to its name and is a lesser known trail takes you through the highest mountain range in Coorg district. This moderate trek takes you through the Shola forests, sparkling streams, waterfalls and woodlands up to a height of 5,740 feet with panoramic views of the Western Ghats. You'll stay at a homestay and spend the next day enjoying a thrilling 4 km rafting adventure in Grade 3 rapids at Kushalnagar. On your way back, you'll also visit the famous Golden Temple which is a small Tibetan shrine for Gautama Buddha on the way back you to the city.

    Destination

    Tadiandamol is about 280 kms from Bangalore and offers you a complete escape to nature. The Tadiandamol trek offers trekkers an opportunity to explore the rich biodiversity of the dense forests with its rare mountain birds and pretty butterflies. You'll see tumbling waterfalls, clear streams, and lots of greenery.

    Destination highlights

    Summit the highest mountain in Coorg at 5,740 feet. | Spot rare mountain birds, exotic flowers and butterflies in the luxuriant forests. | Enjoy a thrilling rafting session on grade III rapids. | Stay at a comfortable homestay and enjoy a delicious dinner near the bonfire. | Chance upon a visit to the Golden Temple.

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    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Tadiandamol trek: Drive to Tadiandamol base

    You will be picked up from the scheduled pick up points starting 21:30 hours and driven to Tadiandamol base, which is about 280 kms from Bangalore and is the highest mountain in Coorg. It is an overnight journey and you should reach the homestay in Coorg by 05:00 hours.

    Overnight bus journey from Bangalore to Coorg.

    You will be picked up from the designated meeting points starting 21:30 hours and driven from Bangalore to Coorg. Do carry a light shawl or jacket to stay warm, and some light snacks and a small bottle of water for a comfortable journey.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bangalore

    Coorg

    05:30 AM

    Food

    No meals will be provided today.

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    Day 2 of Tadiandamol trek: Summit Tadiandamol
    Day 3 of the Tadiandamol trek: Rafting day!
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 0-24 hours before the departure date of the Tadiandamol trek: No refund.

    For cancellations made 24 hrs or more before the departure date of the Tadiandamol 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 Tadiandamol trek due to unforeseen conditions: Alternate feasible activity will be provided, but no refund will be given.

    If the Tadiandamol trek is cancelled by the operator due to weather changes, wildlife movements or permission issues before the departure: 100% refund will be given.

    Rules on trip

    Smoking or consumption of alcohol or any drugs is strictly prohibited on the Tadiandamol 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 Tadiandamol trek. Their return costs will be at their own expense and no refunds will be given in such a case.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator will not be responsible for any loss including damage to property, injury or death of a person during the Tadiandamol trek.

    No insurance is included in the trip cost.

    In case of damage or loss of any of the equipment or items of the operator, the responsible traveller has to bear the cost.

    There are designated pick up and drop points for the Tadiandamol trek. Please make your own arrangements for transport to the specified pick-up point accordingly.

    The transport for all trips is organized by third party transport agency and is not under the control of the operator. Participants are requested to co-operate in case of minor delay in pick-ups and drops, if any.

    NOTE: These are the pick up points for the Tadiandamol trek: Marathahalli, near Kalamandir (21:30 hrs); Silk Board bus stop opposite Pizza Hut (22:00 hrs); BTM, Udupi Garden bus stop opposite A2B (22:10 hrs); Banashankari bus stop (22:30 hrs); RR Nagar, Gopalan Arcade, Mysore Road (23:15 hrs).
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Transport from Bangalore to Tadiandamol base and back

    • 1 night accommodation in comfortable homestays
    • Meals from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 3
    • 1 rafting session with all equipment (depends on water level)
    • Campfire
    • Visit to Golden Temple
    • Guide and activity cost
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Insurance

    • Personal expenses including telephone calls, meals on transit, tips, etc.
    • Additional costs incurred due to weather or other unforeseen situations
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • 2 pairs of quick-dry trousers/ track pants
    • 2 long-sleeved shirt or T-shirt
    • 1 warm fleece jacket/ sweater
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Sunhat
    • Comfortable trekking/hiking shoes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery
    • Wrist watches
    • Expensive electronic gear
    • 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

    • Transportation by private vehicle from Bangalore to Tadiandamol and back
    • Homestay near Coorg
    • Campfire
    • All rafting equipment and safety gear

    You need to get

    • Backpack with rain cover
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Sturdy water bottle
    • Energy bars
    • Torch/flashlight
    • Personal toiletries
    • Personal first-aid kit
    • Camera (if you like; with batteries fully charged)
    • Sunglasses
    • Keep a few poly bags handy for your belongings in case of heavy rain
    • Lightweight floaters/sandals
    • A pair of quick-dry clothes for the rafting session
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Relispray
    • Dettol solution
    • Insect repellent

    Medical Kit

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