Trek Type : Weekend
Departure Dates 2018
Bangalore to Bangalore
Trek Grade : Moderate
Duration : 1 night ; 2 Days
Cost : ₹ 3,200/- Includes 5% GST
Group Size : 11 and above
In The Scotland of India
Kopatty Hills Trek in Coorg is one of the best weekend treks around Bangalore where you can experience the bliss of the Coorg lifestyle and the endless tropical trails of the Western Ghats in the Coorg district of Karnataka. Kopatty is one the tallest peak in the region. Situated at a height of 1375 meters in the Tala Cauvery Range adjoining to Bhagamandala town.
There are jeep trails, dense jungles, Waterfalls, Streams, Vast green Grasslands and meadows to experience for a trekking passionate person. Atop a fantastic view awaits and Erulli Vana Pradesh - Forests (which are considered sacred by Kodava Community)
Peak of View
Among the rolling hills in Kodagu , Nishane motte is a relatively less known peak in the Talacauvery / Bramhmagiri range of coorg. It lies to the south of Bhagamandala - The confluence of Kaveri, Sujyothi and Kannika rivers in a range which extends from Talacauvery in the north to Somamale ( Means hill in local dialect ) in the south in one contiguous stretch without any break, going through peaks like Nishani motte, Tumba male, and Tadiyandamol ( Highest peak in Coorg ). This stretch forms the border between Kannur / Kasargod districts in Kerala and Kodagu district in Karnataka.
Coorg with its misty mountains and dense forests, is often referred to as Scotland of India. They left behind a legacy, which is still an important source of national wealth. The well-laid coffee plantations in Coorg account for almost half of Karnataka's coffee production. And Karnataka continues to be India's largest producer of coffee. Other reminders of the colonial past are the spacious estate bungalows, many of which still have British names and the meandering roads that wind through the district.
A 14 km trek along the dense tropical rain forests with steep inclinations towards Kopatty Hill.
Easy to moderate, steep yet straight forward ascent, no prior experience required.
12 to 14 kms(approximatly)
Erulli Vana Forests, which are considered sacred in the Kodagu region can be seen in full view from the Kopatty Hill Top.
Dubare Elephant camp in Madikeri, Coorg gives assurance for Elephants and also white water rafting on the banks of River Cauvery.
Golden Temple, a Tibetan Monastery at Bylakuppe, Kushalnagar which promises enlightenment to many, if desired.
All seasons have their own charm. The change in the colours of meadows, woods and rains always makes it appealing to the eyes of a trekker.
The Kopatty Hill is surrounded by wildlife. There can moments where one can spot Elephants and other wild animals too. The trekking trail becomes a little complicated so it is advised to be prepared to tackle leeches on the way.
There can be one or two water stream before the last ascent of Kopatty Hill, which depend on the Monsoon.
Coorg Region of Westerrn Ghats, Karnataka.
Latitude 12.404704, Longitude 75.595210.