kudremukh trek 

Tripoto
2nd Jun 2017
Photo of kudremukh trek by jayanth s
Photo of kudremukh trek  1/1 by jayanth s

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: 18 KMS, LEVEL OF TREK : MODERATE

ITINERARY:

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.

→ 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.

→ Freshen up and have a sumptuous dinner following which, relax by the bonfire.

DAY 2: After breakfast early morning, head out to visit the SOMAVATHI falls to get an invigorating shower.

→ Following which you will be checking out of the homestay and begin the return journey.

Meal : Breakfast on 2 days, Lunch and dinner on DAY 1 (VEG)

Activity : Trekking, Waterfall Visit.

Stay : Tented accommodation

Other Inclusions : Bonfire, First aid, Coordinator charges, Forest department permission charges, Jeep charges, Accomodation charges.

Transport : Pick up and drop off at Bangalore and the transportation will be in a shared vehicle

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: Lunch on final day.

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 KR PURAM/BYAPANNAHALLI METRO STATION

9.00 PM: HEBBAL/MANYATHA TECH PARK JUNCTION

9.30 PM: YESHWANTPUR METRO STATION

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