Overview

Kurangani Hills near Bodi in Theni district is a perfect place for trekkers as well as nature enthus. The 12 km hike from Kurangani village to Top Station through Central village is a journey to be cherished. The trekking route here is covered with the dense woods and plain grasslands of Kurangani Hills.enthus. The 12 km hike from Kurangani village to Top Station through Central village is a journey to be cherished. The trekking route here is covered with the dense woods and plain grasslands of Kurangani Hills.

Although Kurangani Hill is near the famous Kolukkumalai Hills, which is the highest place for tea plantation in the world at an altitude close to 8,000 feet, the place is still not known in the tourism circuit. However, several foreign tourists do come here. Some nature lovers within the state also frequently visit Kurangani Hills. Film-makers too have been charmed by nature here.

Frequently changing weather, low-hanging clouds, chilly atmosphere and strong winds coupled with a wide range of flora and fauna are the things to enjoy in the hills. It takes four to five hours to complete the trekking from Kurangani village to Top station, whereas two-and-a-half hours for the return trip.
Trekkers often spot Indian guars, barking deer, langurs, wild cats and sometimes the presence of leopards and tigers.

Top Station offers a panoramic view of the majestic Western Ghats. The rare Neelakurinji (Strobilanthus), for which the destination is popular, blooms once in twelve years.

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2 Days 10 Aug
Difficulty Level
Difficult
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

Non-Ac Transport from Bangalore to Bangalore

Accommodation in Tents

2 Breakfast

1 Lunch

1 Dinner

Instructor from BMC

Local guide

Forest Department Permissions

 

What is NOT included in the tour

Friday Dinner

Sunday Lunch & Dinner

Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions

Highlights

- Personal medication (if any)

- Strong backpack (Preferably water proof)
- Fresh pair of clothes for two days.
- Toiletries.
- 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)

 

 

 

 

Itinerary

Tentative Schedule:
Friday:
06:30 PM - Pickup from BMC, 80ft Road Indiranagar
06:45 PM - Pickup from New Shanthi Sagar Hotel, Domlur
07:00 PM - Pickup from Lifestyle, Magrath Road (Near Garuda Mall)
08:00 PM - Pickup from Silkboard Junction, Hosur Road.

Saturday:
06:00 AM - Reach Base - Freshen-up & Breakfast
08:00 AM - Proceed to Kurangani Hills & Start Trek to Top Station
                 - Reach waterfalls and relax
                 - Trek to peak - Have packed Lunch on the way up
                 - Reach Top Station
07:00 PM - Camping.

Sunday:
05:30 AM - Wake up - Freshen-up - Breakfast.
07:00 AM - Pack your bag & Trek down to Kurangani
02:00 PM - Start back to Bangalore - Have self-sponsored lunch on the way.
11:50 PM - Reach Bangalore.

Note: Drop points will be the same as pick-up points.