Hutridurga is one of the 'Navadurgas', the nine hill forts around Bengaluru. Now, a popular hiking destination it is located about 65 Km west of Bengaluru. With the ruins of a fort which dates back to the 16th century and the lush green vegetation in and around the hills, Hutridurga makes a perfect weekend getaway from Bengaluru. Add to this the company of like-minded & fun-to-hangout-with travelers, you're sure to come back with lots of wonderful memories and an invigorated 'you'.
Board the bus, get to know fellow travelers and leave Bengaluru by around 6.30 AM.
-Breakfast en route
-Reach the base of the hill
-Start the trek
-Reach the peak where you'll find a temple
-Explore the surroundings
-Have lunch and take a short nap
-Descend to the base
-Start back to Bengaluru
-Stop to sip some chai
-Reach Bengaluru by evening.
Trek Difficulty- Easy
Cost- Rs.999/- per person (includes travel to & fro Bangalore, 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, trek guide, access to first aid kit)
Note: This is a no-frills trip to a relatively remote place, therefore, food will be basic.
Things to carry:
Don't worry about packing too much or too little. Here's just everything that you need to carry- a water bottle, sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, personal medicine, rainwear, socks, portable charger. And, a camera to capture the memories (optional)
Don't forget to bring loads of enthusiasm :)
Pick-up & Drop points:
06.30 AM - Silkboard Junction
07.00 AM - Opp. Majestic Metro Station
07.30 AM- KTM Mekhri Circle