Karnataka has been blessed by nature with a picturesque landscape, mountains, rivers, lush green valleys and water sources. The hills and mountains of this state is fast emerging into a regular haunt for trekking, rock climbing, rappelling and other activities for the adventure enthusiasts. Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka is also not lost on its share of destinations for trekking. With one of the most pleasant weather conditions, there are a number of choices for trekking from Bangalore.
Destinations for trekking near Bangalore
Some of the most famous trekking places near Bangalore include:
1. Anthar Gange – About 68 Kilometer from Bangalore and at a height of 1226 meters, this place is strewn with four kilometers of hillocks and caves formed with volcanic rocks and boulders and offers a wonderful terrain for trekking. Exploring the caves here is a favorite activity among tourists who visit here.
2. Kunti Betta Trek – A variety of terrains ranging from giant boulders to rocks to grasslands, Kunti Betta is a fantastic terrain for trekking. Situated about 123 Kilometers from the capital city, it has an elevation of 950 meters and is five kilometers long.
3. Skandagiri – It lies at a distance of 70 Kilometers from Bangalore at an elevation of 1350 meters. It has two trails for trekkers; one for the experienced and one for the amateurs and is 8 kilometers long.
Bheemeshwari trek, Ranganathaswamy Betta Trek, Madhugiri trek, Shivagange trek, Ramanagara trek, Savandurga trek, Kanagapuri trek etc. are trekking areas with close proximity to Bangalore. Trekking in these places provide with an excellent experience with stunning views of the surrounding natural beauty and landscapes. These places also offer opportunities for night trek Bangalore. The night trek gives trekkers a chance to wake up to beautiful sunrise viewed from hilltop after nightlong camping.