OVERVIEW

Kodachadri is 10th highest peak in Karnataka and is at an elevation of 1300 meters above sea level. best visited during Monsoons (June to Sept). It is believed that Adi Shankaracharya meditated on Kodachadri peak. To commemorate this, the Sarvagna Peeth is located at the site.

 
 The Kodachadri trek is possibly the toughest of popular treks in Karnataka but the view from the peak makes the effort worthwhile. A cover of verdant jungle stretches in all directions, and on a clear day, one can catch a glimpse of the azure Arabian Sea from the top. The view of the sunset and sunrise from the peak is breathtaking.  
 
The peak is barren due to strong winds and the thick forest cover at the base makes the peak invisible from lower ground level and also several other smaller peaks and hills exist around the peak.   
 

Itinerary

 
Day 0:
09:30 PM – Pick up starts from Bangalore
 
Day 1:
06:30 AM – Reach homestay
07:30 AM – Fresh up
08:30 AM – Have breakfast and carry packed lunch
09:30 AM – Start Kodachadri trek
02:00 PM – Reach peak and have packed lunch
02:30 PM – Descend
06:30 PM – Reach homestay and have tea
08:30 PM – Enjoy campfire followed by dinner
 
Day 2:
07:30 AM – Wake up and get ready
08:00 AM – Have breakfast
09:00 AM – Checkout from homestay and depart to Bangalore
Visit Nagara Fort on the way back to Bangalore
07:30 PM – Reach Bangalore
Inclusions
Pick-up and drop-off from Bangalore
Campfire (depends on weather)
Breakfast on Day 1 and Day 2
Lunch on Day 1
Dinner on Day 1
Accommodation
Visit to Nagara Fort

Things to Carry

 

  • Small backpack 
  • Rain Coat 
  • Camera Bag (optional)
  • Synthetic / Quick dry clothes
  • Jackets and waterproof pants
  • Floaters
  • Hiking shoes
  • Two pairs of socks or more
  • Headlamp or Torch (battery operated)
  • Travel towel
  • Sleep sack/bag made of silk(optional)
  • Air pillow (optional)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Walking stick(optional)
  • Snacks
  • Basic medicines

Date: 14/03/2019 to 16/03/2019

Time: Departure- 9:30 PM

COST: 3500/- INR

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