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For Just INR 450, You Can Explore Bangalore's Backyard Wilderness With These One-Day Treks


    Need anymore excuse to get out of the city? How about these awesome trekking trails around Bangalore that are waiting to be discovered? Myecotrip, a new website launched by the Karnataka Eco-Tourism Development Board along with Karnataka Forest Department hopes to make this possible.

    Worth A Trek

    Take away the pubs, restaurants, shopping malls, and the never-ending traffic from Bangalore and you wonder what you are left with right? Well, there’s the massive wilderness waiting there for you to discover and explore. Thanks to Myecotrip, the website launched by the Karnataka Eco-Tourism Development Board along with Karnataka Forest Department, you can access all those hidden and popular eco trekking trails that are just a day’s drive away with minimal fuss and expense. We don’t know about you guys, but our next few weekends are going to be all about lacing up and conquering the trekking trails.

    Trails Of Fun

    Currently, on the website, there are seven eco trails available for you to book and these are Makalidurga, Avalabetta, Skandagiri, Bidarakatte, Savanadurga, Devarayanadurga, and Siddarabetta. Priced at INR 450 per trekker per trail, you know you only have to worry about getting to the place. Gather the squad and plan a day’s outing in the wilderness. A road trip + trekking = a day well-spent, right guys? Be sure to carry plenty of water, sunscreen, and the likes for the price is only inclusive of guide and trekking charges.

    The trails are between 2 and 5 kilometres ranging from medium {Makalidurga} to hard {Siddarabetta} in terms of difficulty levels. Even if you are a noob or an avid trekker, rest assured as there will a Forest Department-certified guide during the whole of the trekking session. Also, the maximum trekking size is restricted to 10 members per guide which makes things a lot easier, especially when you are trekking with the squad.


    You must carry a government approved ID card. Also, guys, we suggest that you book your trekking trails well in advance as the slots are filling fast. You can book through their website.