Hike to Madhugiri, the second largest monolith in Asia. Standing at an height of around 1200 meters, the hillock has ruins of an ancient fort and also offers some beautiful views of the surrounding hills which makes it one of the best weekend destinations to explore around Bengaluru.
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
Explore the surroundings
Have lunch and take a short nap (ahh finally)
Descend to the base,
Start back to Bengaluru
Stop to sip some chai
Reach Bengaluru by evening.
Trek Difficulty- Moderate to Difficult
Cost- Rs.999 per person (includes travel to and fro Bengaluru, breakfast, lunch, access to first aid kit).
Note: This is a no-frills trip to a relatively remote place, therefore, food will be basic.
Alcohol, smoking, or drugs are not permitted on any of our trips.
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