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Kudremukh Trek

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2 Days
Bangalore
Kudremukh
Max People : 20

Traverse the wilderness of Karnataka's most magnificent national park on Kudremukh trek with Wanderophile

Kudremukh trek certainly leaves a dramatic first impression, especially the dizzying landscapes you witness on the trail. Walk through dense forests, gushing streams & vast grasslands on a day long trek to Kudremukh peak. This beauty in the western ghats is bound to enchant you with all it has to offer. Finish up with a dip in Somavathi falls & a visit to Kudremukh hanging bridge, the perfect end to an adventurous weekend in the wilderness of Karnataka.

Kudremukh Trek Overview

Destination: Kudremukh

Trek Distance: 20 km

Trek Duration: 1 Day

Trek Type: Forest, Grassland

Elevation: 6207 ft

Trailhead: Forest Checkpost, Mullodi

Kudremukh Trek Photos

Why you'll love this trip?

  • Spend a day trekking through the pristine wilderness of Kudremukh National Park weaving through some of the most awe-inspiring scenery of western ghats of India.

 

  • Kudremukh national park is one of the best places for wildlife spotting while trekking. Sambhar Deer, Lion-tailed Macaques, Hanuman Langurs, Slender Loris, Peacocks are some of the wildlife present in the region. 

 

  • Get to experience life in the western ghats at your homestay where you can share meals & conversations with a local family.

Is this trip right for you?

Kudremukh trek though is a moderate one, involves a full day of walking. Make sure that you have at least a moderate level of fitness. Bring sturdy shoes with proper grip & comfortable clothes for the trek.

The homestay is a great opportunity to witness daily life around this corner of the state. The homestay is simple & multi-share but comfortable. A hearty home-cooked meal will be served for breakfast, dinner & your packed lunch which will be basic but tasty. Do not expect any luxuries. 

 

Kudremukh Trek Short Itinerary

Day 0 – Friday

  • Start to Kudremukh by 5:30 PM (approx)

Day 1 – Saturday

  • Reach homestay, freshen up, and have breakfast

  • Jeep ride to the Kudremukh trek base point

  • Start the trek to Kudremukh by 7:00 AM

  • Have packed lunch on the trek

  • Reach the peak and descend by 5 PM (Approx)

  • Tea and snacks

  • Bonfire ( If weather permits )

  • Have dinner at the homestay

  • Good night😴

Day 2

  • Wake up early morning at around and go for a beautiful morning walk around the homestay

  • Freshen up and have breakfast

  • Visit Somavathi falls &  Kudremukha Hanging Bridge

  • Start back to Bangalore

 

 

Inclusions

  • 🛏  Accommodation (1 Night): In homestay or tents (multiple sharing basis)
  •  🍽   Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 1 Dinner
  • 🚌.  Transport: To & fro Bangalore (in a tempo-traveler or mini-bus with pushback seats)
  • 📄   Permit: Forest entry permit from Karnataka State Forest Department
  • Guide: Trip lead from Wanderophile & local guide

Exclusions

  • Any meals not mentioned above.
  • Any kind of insurance (travel, health, accident, etc).
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Anything not mentioned above.

Pick up points

Things to carry for Kudremukh trek

  • Soft Copy of your Aadhar card/voter ID (Required for permits)
  • Small backpack 
  • A water bottle 
  • Lunch box to carry packed lunch & a spoon
  • Raincoat/bag covers in case it rains
  • Trekking shoes or other shoes with proper grip
  • Flip-flops
  • Torch/headlamp 
  • Portable charger
  • Extra pair of clothes 
  • Polybags to pack your wet clothes
  • Extra cash for meals not included in the itinerary & other personal expenses

Day 1: Kudremukh Trek

Welcome to Kudremukha! Tucked in heart of the western ghats of Karnataka, Kudremukha is one of the best places in the state to experience the spectacular natural beauty of the western ghats of India. Once you reach the homestay, get fresh & grab breakfast with your group.

Get briefed by your trek lead about the Kudremukh trek trail & all the important information you need to know like the trek distance, the time it takes for the trek, before what time you should return, etc.

Hop on the jeep for an adventurous jeep ride to the forest check-post at Mullodi which is the trailhead of the Kudremukh trek. Enjoy the bumpy ride while you go past coffee plantations, paddy fields & scenic rural landscape. 

Get your permits from the forest department & start the trek as early as possible as you have a long-distance to cover. It takes around 5 hours to reach Kudremukh peak from the forest office at Mullodi.  And, you’ll have to descend back before 6 pm as per the regulations of the forest department.  

You’ll start your trek on a relatively flat terrain till you reach a stream. After you cross the stream you’ll start ascending amidst shrubs & lush green grass. Enjoy the sounds of nature while you climb this distance of around 1.5 km till you reach the lone tree popularly known as ‘onti mara’ in Kannada. 

 

 

 

Day 2: Somavathi falls & Kudremukh hanging bridge

places to see near Kudremukh- Somavathi falls & Kudremukh hanging bridge

Trip FAQs

Is Kudremukh trek good for first-time trekkers?

Kudremukh trek is a moderate to difficult level trek. But it has no tricky sections on the trail & hence someone with good fitness levels even without any prior trekking experience can do this trek.

Do you offer Kudremukh trek packages excluding travel in the package?

Yes, if you choose to arrange transport for yourself or come in your own vehicle, we’ll arrange the trek guide, permissions, accommodation & food. This package to Kudremukh without travel will cost ₹2800 per person. 

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Punith M P

Solo Traveller

Kudremukh trek was on my bucket list for a long time & I’m glad that I chose Wanderophile to do this trek with. It was a top-notch experience, to say the least. Transportation, stay, food, the guide everything was very well organized. Kudos to the team for making this such a wonderful trip.

August 20, 2021