Makalidurga Day Trek from Bangalore
Makalidurga Day Trek from Bangalore
Makalidurga Day Trek from Bangalore
Makalidurga Day Trek from Bangalore
Makalidurga Day Trek from Bangalore
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Makalidurga Day Trek from Bangalore

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  • 60 km from Bangalore and 10 km away from Doddaballapur, this place must be on top of your list for the things it offers. 
  • With a vibrant history, beautiful skies, railway lines, and lush greenery, it is a perfect break from the hustle and bustle of life.
  • People ranging from adventure lovers to travel junkies come here to check out the place and relax for a while here.


Quick info:

  • Location: Makalidurga Hills, Doddaballapur
  • Start timings: 5:00 AM
  • Trek distance: 5 km (to and fro)
  • Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate 
  • Trail type: Rocky terrain

About Makalidurga Trek:

  • Makalidurga hill is at a height of 4430 ft and has a very attractive fort located at the top of the peak. The foothills has a lake, which almost looks similar to the lake of south America and a train runs through the hills as well.
  • Equally satisfying in both history and adventure, the trip starts from Bangalore and consists of a lot of places you can visit while on your trip to Makalidurga.

About the Activity: 

  • The trek  begins from Bangalore at 6:30 am, soon after which, you will meet your instructor and teammates where you will be briefed about the rules and regulations to follow.
  • After having a yummy breakfast, head to the base camp, which is close to the Makalidurga railway station from where you will be able to view the Makalidurga fort. Take as many pictures as possible.
  • Start your trek up to the Makalidurga fort, which was thought to be a granary during the rule of Vijayanagara empire. It was seized by Shahji and later by Kempegowda.
  • Rest for a while and chat with your friends at the top. Than, return to the base camp and relax for a while after having your lunch.
  • Return to Bangalore and end the trip with a lot of memories captured on your mobile phones.


  • Travel to/ from Bangalore in a Traveller or Mini Bus
  • Breakfast will be provided
  • Trek permits will be given
  • Trek guide during the trek. 


  • Meals not included above.
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions  

Pick-up point:

  • Udupi Grand Hotel HSR Layout | 5:00 AM
  • KLM Fashion Mall, Marathahalli | 5:30 AM
  • Licious Head Office, Domlur |  5:45 AM
  • KTM Mekhri Circle | 6:10 AM
  • Bus Stop opp to Esteem Mall Hebbal | 6:20 AM

How to reach Bangalore:

  • By Air: You can reach Bangalore via the Bangalore Airport which is located at 40 KM from the city.
  • By Rail: Bangalore has many railway stations present, which is connected to many major cities.
  • By Road: There are many national highways which connect Bangalore to the rest of the places.


  • Trek altitude of 4,430 feet
  • 5 Kms of Trekking
  • Meals: (Breakfast)
  • English and Hindi speaking Guide
  • Transportation from and to Bangalore  (Depends on the package)

Not Included

  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Transportation Expenses

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Know Before You Go for Makalidurga Trek:

  • Prevent clothing that is uncomfortable (like saris, etc.)
  • Carrying jewellery or other valuables isn't advisable.
  • Smoking of cigarettes or consumption of liquor at the premises is allowed.
  • Kindly get rid of plastics in a manner that is appropriate.
  • Plucking of flowers/fruits is strictly forbidden in-house or within the areas around.
  • Washroom facilities are common for all.
  • The guide or instructor reserves the right to reject any participant deemed unfit to engage in the experience.
  • Participants are not permitted to carry any object that is a razor-sharp lighter, luggage case, alcohol, blade, etc.
  • The Makalidurga trek may be delayed or postponed due to weather conditions . The new time slot will be informed in this scenario accordingly.   

How To Reach


By Air:The Bangalore International Airport(BLR) is located at a distance of 40 KM from the city centre. The visitors can take a taxi or bus to reach the city from the airport.

By Road:Bangalore is connected to the major cities of India via a great network of state and private buses. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation connects the city with nearby places.

By Train:Bangaluru City Railway Station(SBC) & Yeswantpur Junction(YPR) are railway stations that best serve the people travelling by train to Bangalore. These stations can be reached easily by bus or taxi.

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