Overview

Valikunja Peak lies about 30km north of the Kurinjal Peak in the Kudremukh National Park between the Agumbe and South Canara border of Kudremukh highway. Valikunja is also called as Ajjikunja. The trek covers a total distance of 18 km both ways. The trek begins with a climb into the dense forests and later uncovers beautiful grass lands. The last stretch ends with a 70 degree climb. One can witness the footprint of King Vali at the peak. The trek not only showcases the panorama view of a few villages in the Udupi district and the dense Shola forest, but also exposes tigers, bisons, wild-dogs and wild-boars, bears, lion-tailed macaque and various other birds and reptiles.

  • Trek Length : 18 Kms in total (Two way)
  • Difficulty Level : Moderate to Difficult
  • Altitude : 1089 Meter
  • Distance from Bangalore : 370 Kms (One Way) 
  • Minimum Age :12 Years 
  • Weather : 28 to 30 Degrees (March to June)
  • Attraction : Beautiful Landscape
  • Transport : Non AC Private Coach
  • Food : Veg Food
  • Washrooms : Only at Base Camp
  • Accommodation Type : Dorms separate for Male & Female
2 Days Available on request Agumbe, Karnataka
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Forest Permission Charges
  • Non A/C Transport from Bangalore to Bangalore
  • Accommodation in Tent or Dormitory 
  • Veg Meals (2 Breakfast, 1 lunch , 1 Snacks & 1 Dinner)
  • Jeep Charges
  • Basic First aid support
  • Instructor from BMC

What is NOT included in the tour

  • GST
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Anything not mentioned above in Inclusion
Things to carry
  • Personal Medication (if any)
  • Strong Backpack (Preferably water proof)
  • Fresh pair of clothes for two days.
  • Empty Lunch Box
  • 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)
  • Rain Coat (Highly Suggested)
  • Trekking Shoes (Highly Suggested)
Itinerary

Tentative Schedule:
Day 1

07:30 PM -  Pick up from BMC, Indiranagar
07:45 PM -  Pick up from Domlur Sky Walk, Opp to Domlur Bus Stop
08:00 PM -  Pick up from Sapphire Toys, Richmond Road (Near Sacred Heart Church)
08:30 PM -  Pick up from Yesvantpur, Elite Restaurant


Day 2
05:00 AM Reach Homestay
06:00 AM Freshen up & Breakfast, Depart to Trek Base (1.5 hrs drive)
09:30 AM Reach Trek Start Point & Avail permission
10:00 AM Start trekking to Vali Kunja Peak
01:30 PM Reach the peak & Have packed lunch
02:30 PM Start climbing down
06:00 PM Reach base camp, have Tea/Coffee Snacks & Depart to Homestay (1.5 hrs drive)
07:30 PM Reach Homestay, Campfire, Dinner & Overnight Stay


Day 3
08:00 AM - Have Breakfast, Start back to Bangalore
09:00 AM - Visit Samse Tea Estate & Halebeedu Temple, Have lunch (Self-sponsored) on the way
09:00 PM - Reach back to Bangalore

Pickup point
Agumbe, Karnataka, India View on Map