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Best Weekends Treks Near Bangalore

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If you have ever planned to visit Bangalore, Bangalore needs no introduction. Bangalore is a perfect weekend getaway for the Bangalore people and nearby residents. Weekend treks near Bangalore are the perfect getaway for those who want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Bangalore is surrounded by hills and there are several trek destinations to enjoy there. Whether you are a newbie trekker or an experienced one, Bangalore has endless weekend trekking trips from Bangalore that you can explore.

Trekking is one of the popular weekend activities for any travel lover. Fortunately, there are many places to trek in Bangalore for trekking enthusiasts. So here is a list of treks near Bangalore that would be a perfect weekend getaway for Bangaloreans.

Perfect Weekend Getaway From Bangalore

SAVANDURGA HILL

The Savandurga hill is considered the largest hill in Asia. Savandurga hill consists of two hills. One is Billy Gudda  and the second is Karigudda. Both hills serve as the base for pilgrims who come to visit the Savandi swami temple and Narasimha temple which is situated at the base of the hills.

The Savandurga hill trek is a very popular activity. There are two trekking trails that run up towards Savandurga. One climb from Biligudda goes through the ruined fort which was built by Kempe Gowda. This trek up to the fort tower can be a challenging trek. On the other hand, this trek would be a satisfying trek for adventure seekers. 

DISTANCE- 48 KM

DIFFICULTY- EASY TO MODERATE

ELEVATION- 4022 FT.

RAMANAGARA TREK

Ramnagara is a town in Karnataka. This district is surrounded by seven majestic hills: Yeti Rajagiri, Sivaramagiri, Somagiri, Revana Siddeshwara hill, krishna giri and Sidilakaju hill. Ramanagara is popular because the movie Sholey was near to this, within 4 km from there. There is a famous and ancient temple Pattabhi Rama Temple which attracts a lot of devotees. There are challenging and rewarding sports of climbing in Ramanagara. Where two types of rock climbing can enjoy. 

Distance from Bangalore  – 55KM

Difficulty- Difficult to Moderate

Elevation- 3000 FT.

KODACHADRI TREK

Kodachadri trek is the highest peak in Shimoga near Bangalore. Hence, Kodachadri is surrounded by the greenery of western ghat. This 1343m hike is for all but the experienced guide.if you want to make your weekend a memorable getaway near Bangalore, Kodachadri has many places to offer you. 

Kodachandri is 4 km away from the Shivom temple which is located near to Old airport road. During the trek you will pass through beautiful picturesque Hidlumane waterfall and a mesmerising view of hills and landscape.

Distance from Bangalore  – 380km

Difficulty level- Easy to Moderate

Elevation- 1343 m.

UTTARI BETA TREK

Uttari betta trek is one of those treks which are unexplored and unpopular treks. Thus, Uttari betta trek may also know as Hutridurga trek. So, Uttari trek is a fun-filled trek which passes through lush green beauty. This trek will harmonise you with its terrain and surroundings. Once you choose to trek in Uttari betta, get ready to challenge and treat yourself with the beauty of the area. 

Distance from Bangalore  – 90km

Difficulty level- Easy trek of 5 km only

Elevation- 3708 m.

ANTHARGANGE TREK

Anthargange trek is one of the most popular treks among the tourists because of its religious significance as well as nature destination. This trek is famous for its Anthargange cave and temple. Anthargange trek is an easily approachable option when trekking near Bangalore. The Anthargange trek can do in the pleasant weather throughout the day. This unique and confluence trekking is an interesting trekking train with cave exploration that takes the excitement one notch up.  After finishing the trek you may take a rest in Tents and camps which are available options. Once you reach the elevation of 1712m you will witness the mesmerising view of the sunrise. Which looks stunning and satisfying.

Distance from Bangalore  – 60km

Difficulty level- Easy trek of 3 km only

Elevation- 1712m.

KABBALADURGA TREK

This Kabbaladurga trek is 81 km from Bangalore. Kabbaladurga trek is rich with a wide array of flora and fauna that come alive at night. When you are here you can gape at the monolithic rocks that can pump up your adrenaline to its notch. Kabbaladurga trek is a combination of adventure and camping all together.which is enough to create a memory with your bunch of people.

As per the Karnataka gazette, Kaballadurga hill got its name from the goddess Kabbalamma and has a sanctuary devoted to her on the top.

Distance from Bangalore  – 81km

Difficulty level- Moderate to difficult

Elevation- 2090 m.

Must Read: The far more difficult hikes in the Western Ghats

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