Nature of trip:Â Trek
Difficulty Level: Â Moderate
Duration: One Day Outing
Distance from Bangalore: 70 kms.
Time to Trek: 2 hours one way
Altitude: 4220Â ft.
Considered to be the largest Monolith of Asia, Monolith meaning a huge single rock. Savandurga comprises ofÂ two hills known as Karigudda (black hill) and Biligudda (white hill). Â Known place of Hoysala times, Biligudda peak has fort built on top of it believed to be for prisons used by multiple rulers including Britishers who took it from Tippu Sultan and later under Kempe Gowda.
Sri Savandi Veerabhadraswamy VirbhadraÂ temple is situated in the foot of the Savandurga hill. The peak give you serene view and you can spot Manchinbele Lake from one side.
Indicative Day Schedule
Start early from Bangalore by 6:00 AM approx.
We stop for breakfast on the way.
On arrival at base, you will be briefed up about the trek and then we begin about 2.5 hours of trek.
The peak waits to unfold for you its charm and beauty in the surrounding.
Take deep breaths and let the nature treat you as have your packed lunch.
By around 3 pm we start trekking down and start back to reach by approx. 8pm.
Things to pack:
â€“ One Backpack and water bottle
â€“ Comfortable trekking shoes
â€“ Sunglasses, Sunscreen and cap if required
â€“ Face tissues, tissue papers and Extra Covers
â€“ Any personal medication required
â€“ Energy food like chocolate, protein bars etc.
* Keep your backpack weight as light you can.
â€“Fit to hike, No prior experience required
â€“Should be able to carry personal belongings by your own throughout the trek
â€“Should adhere to timings of the trip
â€“Pickup and drop points remain the same
Transport to and from Bangalore
Any required permissions and misc. regulations to be taken in advance
TheeBeauties Trek Captain
Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 lunch
Anything not mentioned in the above plan
Any expense of personal nature