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Makalidurga Trail

Need a break from daily routine?? Explore the top trekking spots near Bangalore with minimal budget and make your weekends a memorable one!! All the mentioned treks are starting from Bangalore and can be easily reached via Railways and Bus. Bike Rides is preferable as well.Makalidurga hill stands at height of 1,117 m. A 2kms walk from Makalidurga railway station to reach the starting point of the the trek. The place is restricted and well maintained by government. AN entry fee of 250 rs is chargeable. A Fort , A Beautiful Lake View, A small pond behind temple, Shiva and Nandi Idols on the top of the hills make the place interestingly worth visiting. Recommended to carry water bottles and other energy drinks and bars. People prefer night trek to this hillDistance - 60 to 70 kms from Bangalore , Trek is about 5 km to and froTrek Level - Easy to Moderate
Manoj Shetty
Anila Kopparapu
Sreshti Verma
Difficulty: EasyDuration: 4 to 6 hoursBase Camp: Dodaballapur (60km from Bangalore)A trek to Makalidurga is possibly the best weekend trek from Bangalore that you can attempt by yourself. The trek begins just 60km from the city and is frequented by aspiring and professional rock climbers alike. At the end of the trek is a temple of Shiva and Nandi, as well as the Gunjar Lake. The trek starts from Dodaballapur, which is very close to the Makalidurga Railway Station.To know more about how to reach Dodaballapur from Bangalore, nature of the trail and details about getting back, read Akanksha Raju's complete guide to the trek here.
Gunjan Upreti
Thirty-second rundown: An extraordinary destination for thrill seekers, Makalidurga gives trekking a whole new meaning. The place is guaranteed to delight you with its blend of hilly terrains, pathless trails, ruined fortress and wildlife. The cooler months of September to February are the best time for trekking in Makalidurga. A helpful tip is to carry sufficient water and food during the trek.Other treks around Makalidurga: Anthargange Trek and Kaivara TrekYou can book an Ola Outstation from anywhere in Bangalore and find it at your doorstep within an hour at the maximum.Round-trip fare for 12 hours: ₹1575 onwardsBook your ride now.