Kumaraparvata Trek

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About the Place: Kumara Parvatha is the third highest peak in karnataka. Mullayanagiri in Chikmagalur being the tallest and Thadiyandamol in Coorg being the second tallest. Kumara Parvatha, usually called as KP is considered as the toughest in South India. Kumara Parvatha trek can be completed in two days, either from Kukke Subramanya or Shanthahalli, Somawarpete. Trek distance from Kukke is 17km where as it is 7km fom Shanthahalli side. Trek from Kukke to Shanthahalli takes you through the forest ranges of two district. Trek permission from forest department is required to trek from either side. One can visit famous Kukke Sri Subramanya Temple at Subramanya. Pick up Point: Bangalore (Ask for pick up from other locations) Trek Grade: Easy to Difficult depending on the route. Max. Elevation: 1712 m / 5615 ft Activities: Trekking, Camping, BBQ, Bonfire, Waterfalls. Trek Start & End Location: Kukke Sri Subramanya Temple Stay: Camping/Home Stay. Outline Itinerary: Itinerary 1: Kukke to Kukke (34km/Difficult/Stay option:Camping/Dormitory) Day 01: Depart previous day @10:30PM from pick up point, Reach Trek start location, Get fresh, Breakfast and start hiking. Trail passes through dense forest and reach almost flat area of grassland, indicating the arrival of BhattaraMane where we will have lunch and hike further towards forest office, finish formalities and stay at Bhattaramane. Dinner, Bonfire, BBQ and Camping. Day 02: Fresh up, Breakfast and hike towards the peak. Sheshaparvatha deceives you but its the peak in between FO and KP. After crossing Sheshaparvatha, we come across dense forest and few steep rock climbs to reach KP. Spend some time at the peak and depart early in order to reach BhattaraMane, rest for a while and reach Kukke by evening. *Visit to a Waterfall will be included depending on time availability. Cost Includes: 1 night stay at Home Stay/Camping. Spacious dome tents, sleeping bags. All meals during the trek. Transportation to and fro as per itinerary (non AC). Local trek guide. Medical first aid support. BBQ Things to Carry: Trekking shoes Backpack (40-60 litres), Water proof Socks (2 pairs): One sports socks, A pair of woollen socks for the night if trek is in winter. Salt/Snuff Powder to avoid leeches during rainy and post rainy season. Headlamp/Torch: Mandatory Toiletries (Sunscreen, moisturiser, light towel, lip balm, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste). Two water bottles: 1 litre each. Personal Medications if any Plastic covers/Water proof covers to keep wet cloths seperately and extra for when backpack is not 100% water proof. Contact details: Suneeth / Sujeeth --- 07259811995 / 09663153111

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