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.
How long does it take to climb Makalidurga?
The hike up and down should not take more than 2 hours, even for beginners. Total distance would between 1.5 -2 Kms. It starts as you cross the train track to enter the forest. The trail is well marked with arrows.
How do you trek Makalidurga?
Trail Information 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.
What is there in Makalidurga?
Makalidurga Fort stands at the top of a huge granite hillock, huddled up amidst the chains of hills, formed like a valley close to Ghati Subramanya, a well-known pilgrimage center. It has a fort on top, at a height of 1,117 m. It has become one of the trekking destination for adventurers.
Can we trek in Skandagiri without booking?
Please note that it’s mandatory to book tickets to Skandagiri and the rules have been pretty strict off late. They won’t allow you to trek otherwise. Since it’s the most popular trek around Bangalore, it’s usually fully booked months in advance. So make sure you have booked tickets before venturing to Skandagiri.
Is Nandi Hills Safe?
It is very safe. The only thing is that you need to take the road for trekking. There are also rough trails please avoid them and follow the road.
Are bikes allowed in Nandi Hills?
All vehicles are allowed to go. There is a plenty of parking place at the top. Bikes are allowed to park at the entrance of the peak but cars can go a step further up. Bikers will have to take few stairs to reach the top.