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

Makalidurga Trek from Bangalore

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Bangalore, Karnataka

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3 Hours of Trekking


Certified Leader


High Quality Safety Equipment


Exhilarating Scenic View


Panoramic Sunrise and Sunset View


1117 Metres of Height


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About the Activity

Activity LocationMakalidurga, Karnataka
Distance from Bangalore60 KM
Trek Distance Approx. 6 KM
Trek DurationApprox. 3 Hours
Summit Height 1117 Meters

About Makalidurga:

  • Makalidurga is a small village, around 60 KM away from Bangalore nestled in the lap of Makalidurga Hills. This small lively village is well known for its Makalidurga Fort standing with pride at an elevation of of over 1100 meters. 
  • The enchanting rural environment summons both nature lovers and adventure seekers and blesses them with the jaw-dropping beauty of nature while the Makalidurga trek. Witnessing the Dawn Sun from the summit is the Cherry on Top.

About Makalidurga Trek from Bangalore:

  • Board the bus from your designated pickup point and escape the bustling city life of Bangalore to the heavenly embrace of Makalidurga. You may also take the train to the Makalidurga Railway Station if you want to start from Base.
  • Reach the Base Camp, also the Makalidurga Trek Starting Point, early in the day and have a short briefing session with your Trek Leader about the Team and the adventures you will be covering today. 
  • Once you are clear with the instructions, we are all set to embark on the journey. Tighten up your gear and spark off towards Makalidurga Trekking Summit. 
  • Walk along the rocky terrain of the Durga Hill with gradual ascents and move ahead deeper and deeper into the embrace of mother nature showering you with her warmth. 
  • After walking for a while, you will conquer the Maa Kali Durga Trek Summit at an elevation of over 1100 meters. The weariness of long walk brushes off the moment you witness the open sky getting filled with the soft radiants of the morning sun.
  • Slip into the historical days of the 16th Century at Makalidurga Fort and hear the stories about the legacies Marathas and Mysore Kings left behind at Makali Karnataka.
  • Give a warm farewell hug to your Mahakali Durga Trek and take another bus ride back to Bangalore carrying unforgettable memories of the trip back home.

Package Option

Trek without Transportation & Breakfast

1 Night 2 Days

799 per person

Trek without Transportation & with Breakfast

1 Night 2 Days

999 per person

Travel from Bangalore without Breakfast

1 Night 2 Days

1249 per person

Travel from Bangalore with Breakfast

1 Night 2 Days

1449 per person

1 Night 2 Days
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Detailed Itinerary

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Know before you book

  • Carry your valid ID proofs before joining the Makalidurga Trek. 
  • The Makalidurga entry fee and all trek permits are included in the package.
  • A small backpack would be good enough to carry your stuff. 
  • Do carry a raincoat and waterproof bag covers with you to Makali. 
  • Wear a comfortable pair of trekking shoes with a good grip during the Makalidurga Betta Trek. 
  • Carry a torch or headlamp and portable chargers with you.
  • You will need a constant boost of energy during your trek, so do carry sufficient water and snacks or energy bars. 
  • Pack your necessary medications before you join the trek.
  • Carry your own camera for shooting Makalidurga Photo.
  • Avoid embarking on the Makalidurga trek without a guide and always follow their instructions. 
  • Individuals with severe medical conditions should avoid Makalidurga trek booking without consulting their doctor. 
  • Trekkers, especially children and older adults should assess their fitness level before going on the Makalidurga Trek. 
  • Considering the challenging trails, it is recommended that expectant mothers avoid the Makalidurga trek. 
  • Prevent clothing that is uncomfortable (like saris, etc.). Don't rely on dresses that are either too tight or too loose.
  • Carrying jewellery or other valuables isn't advisable.
  • Smoking of cigarettes or consumption of liquor at the premises is not allowed.
  • Try not to use plastic. If you do, do not litter the surroundings; dispose of them at an appropriate place or carry them in your backpacks. 
  • Plucking of flowers/fruits is strictly forbidden in-house or within the areas around Mahakali Durga Hills.
  • The guide or instructor reserves the right to reject any participant deemed unfit to engage in the Makalidurga Trek.
  • Participants are not permitted to carry any object that could be dangerous in any way like a razor, 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.
  • Booking of the Makalidurga Resort will not be included in this one day package and shall be done at your own expense.

Things to Carry

  • Water Bottle
  • Snacks
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • Backpack
  • Flashlight
  • Sunscreen
  • UA Voucher

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.

pickup Pickup Pointsnavigation Maps
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Gopalan Arcade Mall RR Nagar:

10:00 PM

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Banashankari Bus Stop:

10:30 PM

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Udupi Garden Signal Near Bharath Petrol Bunk:

11:00 PM

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Silkboard Bus Stop:

11:10 PM

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Marathahalli Bridge:

11:50 PM

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Tin Factory Bus Stop:

12:10 AM

Frequently Asked Quetions

Is drinking water available during the trek?

You might not find any drinking Water facilities during the trek. So, it is recommended to carry sufficient water with you.

Is it Safe to cover Makalidurga Trek?

The Makalidurga Trek is extremely safe to cover. All you need to do is be attentive to your surroundings and follow the instructions of the trek leader.

What is the Booking Procedure for Makalidurga Night Trek?

After clicking "Book Now," fill in the traveller information, including the number of people in your party, your travel date, and other data, and make the required payment. Upon confirmation of your reservation, you will be informed of the exact location of the activity as well as the pick-up time.

If you have any questions, please call our toll-free number, "+91 8533812266." Have a fantastic trekking experience.         

Is it possible to trek to Makalidurga summit during the monsoon?

You can cover the Makalidurga Trek during the monsoon. However, the slippery trails during rain can make it challenging to cover the journey.

How Difficult is Makalidurga trek?

With steep ascents towards the Makalidurga Summit, the trek is moderately challenging. However, it is suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers.

Where is Makalidurga?

The Makalidurga Fort, in the Makalidurga Hills, is located near the gentle and quaint village of Makali in Karnataka.

How to get to Makalidura?

Since Makalidurga is located on the Doddaballapur highway, getting there is simple. It is ideal for a weekend hike because it is only about 50 kilometres from the centre of Bangalore. Even for beginners, the full hike, from bottom to top and back down, shouldn't take more than two hours. The whole distance would be 1.5 to 2 kilometres.

What is Makalidurga Hill Known for?

Makalidurga is known for the Makalidurga fort from the era of the Mysore Kings as well as the Temple of Lord Krishna at the foothill.

How far is Makalidurga from Bangalore?

Makalidurga is at a distance of 60 km from the Bangalore City Junction.

Is Makalidurga a Mud Trail?

The track features a mix of stones, rocky ground, and muddy walkways, with some portions being primarily covered in mud.

Do I need Prior Experience?

The trek to Makalidurga Summit doesn't require you to have prior trekking experience. The trek is suitable for even beginners, and you will always be guided by your trek leaders.

Is camping allowed?

The trekking area is a protected heritage site, and camping is not allowed. So, we will be returning on the same day.

Will Medical Facilities be provided?

The package fees cover the First Aid Kit assistance; however, if you have any specific medication that you take, please carry it with you.

What is the Best Time for a Makalidurga trek?

It is recommended to join the Makalidurga Trek during the colder months between October and February. The weather during this period is pleasant and ideal for trekking.

How Long is the Makalidurga trek?

This is a short trek and usually gets completed, on average, within 5 Hours. Even for this short duration, you will be showered with the abundant beauty of nature.

Why should you visit Makalidurga?

Makalidurga offers a perfect blend of adventure and serenity, with its captivating trekking trail, stunning panoramic views, and an ever-thrilling night trek!

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