Channarayanadurga Fort Trek
Trek Date – 25 Dec 2019
Pack your bags for a real adventure this weekend at the incredible Channarayandurga. One of the many hills in the Tumkur region, what makes Channarayanadurga stand out is the fort atop the hill. Since it was built by a feudal king, Channappa Gowda in the 17th century, the fort has changed many hands including the Maratha rulers, Mysore Wodeyars and the British. Join on us on an adventurous trek to this hill fort this weekend, take amazing photos, laze at the peak, make a few new friends & make this weekend a memorable one.
6Km approximately (to and fro)
- View of the surrounding landscape
- The fort
- Pond on the hill
Things to carry
Don’t worry about packing too much or too little. Here’s just everything that you need to carry- a rucksack, a water bottle, personal medicine, portable charger, socks, hiking shoes. And, a camera to capture the memories(optional).Don’t forget to bring loads of enthusiasm 🙂
Departure Time6:30 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 7:00 PM.
Dress CodeCasual, Comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
IncludedBreakfastEntry FeesGuide ChargesLunchTravel to & fro Bengaluru (Non-AC with pushback seats)Trekking Permission
Not IncludedAny kind of InsuranceDinnerOther miscellaneous expensesPersonal Guide
- Board the bus, get to know fellow travellers & leave Bengaluru
- 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.
Replete with lots of history & an adventurous trek trail Channarayanadurga is one of the must do one day treks near Bangalore. Channarayanadurga has an altitude of 1188 meters & is located around 100 km from Bangalore. It is a trek with moderate difficulty level & can be done by someone with no prior trekking experience too. The trek trail starts at a village near the base of the hill passes through a rocky terrain before ending at the summit. Whether you are a history buff or an adventure geek, with all that Channarayandurga has to offer, the trek is sure to leave an indelible impression on you.