Overview

Kudremukh trek is every orophile's dream. Kudremukh trek is through steep hills and valleys. The hills, which bear the brunt of the severe monsoon wind, preclude any tree growth as a result the landscape is covered with grass. The valleys which are tucked in, have reasonable protection from wind and a deep soil profile, as a result of which stunted evergreen forests exist creating an unique microclimate, rich with mosses, orchids, etc. The whole scenery of grassland interspersed with narrow strips of forests provide a fantastic vista for a trekker. The totally fresh air and the climb up and down, invigorates the body and soothes the soul. During the trek, one can view and study several wildlife species of plants, birds, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, insects, etc.

About Kudremukh National Park: Kudremukh National Park 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, covering parts of 3 districts, viz., Chikmagalur, Udupi and Dakshina Kannada. The Kudremukh peak by which the National Park derived its name, is the highest elevation at 1892 meters.

Special features of Kudremukh National Park (KNP): KNP is made of steep hills and valleys. The hills, which bear the brunt of the severe monsoon wind, preclude any tree growth as a result the landscape is covered with grass. The valleys which are tucked in, have reasonable protection from wind and a deep soil profile, as a result of which stunted evergreen forests exist creating a unique microclimate, rich with mosses, orchids, etc. The whole scenery of grassland interspersed with narrow strips of forests provide a fantastic vista for a trekker. The totally fresh air and the climb up and down, invigorates the body and soothes the soul. During the trek, one can view and study several wildlife species of plants, birds, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, insects, etc.

 

 

Difficulty level

Moderate to Difficult

Approx Temperature

20 degree - 27degree

Accommodation type

Depending on the availability: 
a)  Be noted its a place in middle of nowhere, NO restrooms are accessible (one has to be dependent on natural resources)

b) Dormitories: Ideally big room where people sleep in sleeping bags provided by us. There will be separate rooms for girls and guys.

Washrooms

Toilets Only at Base Camp. Hotwater etc, as Per Availability.

Food

Basic Veg Meals (2 Breakfasts, Evening Tea Snacks, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner)

Transport

Non A/c. Depending on number of participants it can be Tavera/Qualis, Tempo Traveller, MiniBus, Bus, others.

Distance from Bangalore

340 kms (one way)

Total trekking distance

20 - 22 kms approx.

Attraction

Beautiful landscape

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2 Nights 29 Nov, 06 Dec, 13 Dec, and more Kuduremukha, Karnataka
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Forest permission charges
  • Non A/C Transport from Bangalore to Bangalore
  • Accommodation
  • Veg Meals (2 Breakfast, 1 lunch & 1 Dinner)
  • Basic First aid Support
  • Instructor from


 

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Sunday Lunch
  • Snacks During Transit
  • Anything not mentioned above in Inclusion

 

  • Note: There is a different permission charge for Foreigner & the difference amount should be paid by the participant on spot
Highlights

PACK LIGHT, CARRY ONLY WHAT IS NECESSARY

  • Personal medication (if any)
  • Strong backpack (Preferably water proof)
  • Fresh pair of clothes for two days.
  • Toiletries.
  • Mosquito Reppellent Cream
  • Water bottles (at least 2 liters of water)
  • A torch with new batteries (must in case of emergency)
  • You can carry Energy Food (Chocolate bars, flavored milk, Electrolyte drinks - Glucose etc.)
  • Sunglasses, Sunscreen.
  • Camera (Optional)
  • Shoes with good grip
Itinerary

Tentative Schedule:

Day 1
06:30 PM -  Pick-up from BMC, Indiranagar
06:45 PM -  Pick-up from New Shanthi Sagar hotel, Domlur
07:00 PM -  Pick-up from Lifestyle, Magrath road

Day 2
05:00 AM Reach Kudremukh National Park
                    Have breakfast, Avail permission
                    Reach Base camp, Leave extra luggage
09:00 AM Start trekking to Kudremukh Peak
                    Trek 22KM both ways. Have packed lunch on the way
06:00 PM Reach base camp, Campfire (Optional) - Dinner

Day 3

08:00 AM - Have breakfast, Start from KNP
10:00 AM - Visit Belur temple. Have lunch (Self-sponsored) on the way
10:00 PM - Reach back to Bangalore

Route Map for Pick up & Drop Points: https://goo.gl/maps/oUjFKDw4bPJG6ENX6

Pickup point
Kudremukh, Karnataka, India View on Map
Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult
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