KUDREMUKH in South Karnataka which stands tall at a height of 1894 meters. The name Kuduremukha literally means 'horse-face' (Kannada) and refers to a particular picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse's face.
Known as a paradise of trekkers, the peak offers plenty of mind blowing sights in the surrounding including the captivating sunset.
Tie your shoelaces tight before you trek through the thick forests, green meadows, water streams and valleys.
Kudremukh receives an average annual rainfall of 7000 mm, largely due to the forest types of mainly evergreen vegetation that can be found here.
Kudremukh is spread partly over the thick hilly forests near the coastal plains on the western portion and the shola vegetation on the Western Ghats uplands.
TOTAL TREK DISTANCE: 22 KMS, LEVEL OF TREK : MODERATE
DAY 0: Take an overnight journey from Bangalore after getting picked up from the different pick up points as given below:
DAY 1: Reach early at Shamse and from here continue to base in a jeep, where you will be freshening up and having a hot breakfast.
→ The 6 km off road drive is quite thrilling and beautiful.
→ Post breakfast, get ready to start the trek after getting your lunch packed and visit next somavathi waterfalls if time permits.
→ Walk through the tropical rainforests, cross a few water streams, small waterfalls, green meadows till you reach the top of the peak.
→ At Kudremukh peak, what you can see would just let you forget everything else and just enjoy and descend back.
→ Reach homestay at 7pm, have dinner and following which you will be checking out of the homestay and begin the return journey.
→ Reach Bangalore 5am or 6am
Inclusions : First aid, Breakfast, lunch and dinner (veg) Coordinator charges, Forest department permission charges, Jeep charges, Homestay charges(freshen up), transportation from bangalore(to & fro)
Things To Carry :
Raincoat/Poncho, ID proof, Backpack
Sunscreen/cap, Track pants
Full sleeve cotton t-shirt (to avoid getting sun burnt)
Torch (with extra batteries), Personal Medication
Necessary toiletries, Shoes with a good grip
Cost Excludes: Dinner while travelling overnight/any other personal expenses.
Tour Type : This is a group tour
PICK UP POINTS :
8.00 PM: SILK BOARD
8.15 PM: ECO SPACE/BELLANDUR
8.30 PM: MARATHALLI BRIDGE JUNCTION
8.45 PM TIN FACTORY
9.00 PM: HEBBAL/MANYATHA TECH PARK JUNCTION
9.30 PM: YESHWANTPUR METRO STATION
*SERVICE TAXES AND PAYMENT GATEWAY CHARGES APPLICABLE
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*PARTICIPANTS STAYING AT METRO REGIONS CAN ACCESS THE PICKUP POINTS AT YESHWANTPUR INDUSTRY METRO STATION.
*COST REMAINS THE SAME FOR BOTH INDIANS AND FOREIGNERS