Is Makalidurga trek difficult?
Makali Durga is a day trek and can be finished in 5-6 hours. The treks come under Eco Trips managed by Department of Forest, Karnataka Government, hence one has to take permission for the trek. The trek difficulty level is moderate and can be done easily, barring some big boulders which one has to climb.
What is there in Makalidurga?
Is a hill fort situated near the village of the same name. It is 60 km north of Bangalore and 10 km after Doddaballapura on the way to Gauribidanur. The fort at the summit has an old temple of Shiva with Nandi and in legend Markandeya Rishi performed penance here.
Is there entry fees for Makalidurga?
The booking fees is 250₹ + taxes(Approx 270₹) per person. You can even go there and then book it from your phone.
How do you get to Makalidurga?
There are two ways to approach Makalidurga. One is by walking from the Makalidurga Railway Station and the other is by reaching till the parking lot by vehicle and crossing the railway lines to start from Muthurayaswamy temple.
Is permission required for Savandurga Trek?
No permission required. Yes, it is safe for families and ladies. Just follow the arrow marks on the path to reach the hill top. Trek is moderate (with steep places and gradual climbs).
Is Savandurga tough?
It was the first trek experience for many of our team members. Savandurga offers a great experience of trekking. It requires quite a strong stamina and some skills.
How difficult is Savanadurga Trek?
The Savandurga trek is classified as an Easy-Moderate grade trek. From Sri Savandi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple at 2,736 feet, you will gain approximately 1,286 feet in altitude.
Do we need permission for Savandurga Trek?
Is Savandurga closed?
Yes, its open. You can trek from Narsimhaswamy temple.
Is there entry fee for Savandurga?
An entry fee of Rs. 450/person is charged starting from last month. The fee is made compulsory by the forest department. The fee includes just a guide, nothing else.