Kumara Parvatha

Trek Type : Weekend

Departure Dates 2017

Oct 03 (Open)  Oct 17 (Open)
Oct 31 (Open)  Nov 07 (Open)
Nov 14 (Open) Nov 21 (Open)
Dec 05 (Open) Dec 09 (Open)  
Jan 02 (Open) Jan 09 (Open)

 

Destination
Bangalore to  Bangalore


Trek Grade : Moderate

Duration : 3 Days

Cost : ₹ 3,250/- 

Group Size : 11 members

Murkannu Gudda & Hadlu Waterfalls

Apple of Eye trek

Overview

Sakleshpur is located atop Western Ghat mountains at Karnataka stretching from Gujarat to Kerala. Sakleshapur is Located in the Western ghat Mountains of Karnataka. The Town is located at 3113 feet altitude. Hemavathi river flows in Sakleshpura town. The famous Bisle reserve forest is located near Sakleshpur and the region around Sakleshpur is listed as one of the 18 most diverse spots in the world in terms of flora and fauna. The sub-tropical climate and heavy rains during the wet season create an environment where several unique plant and animal species flourish.
During Murkan Gudda 3900 ft trek, you will pass through forest, waterfalls and a big lake amidst the valleys of Murkan Gudda. You can continue your trek to Uddenamaradavaare. On the way you will pass through Saalu gudda and kallu gudda. From uddenamaravaare you will get a panoramic view of western ghat and beautiful kaadumane tea estate.The view of Ethina Bhuja, Amedhikallu peak, Jenukallu gudda is a feast to eyes.

Valley of Flowers

Following Frank Smythe’s footsteps

 

Overview

     Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located in the Western Himalaya. It is renowned for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora found there. It is located in Uttarakhand state. This richly diverse area is also home to rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear and blue sheep. The gentle landscape of the Valley of Flowers National Park complements the rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east.The park stretches over an expanse of 87.50 km². Both parks are encompassed in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (223,674 ha) which is further surrounded by a buffer zone (5,148.57 km²).This Reserve is in the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves since 2004.

     The Valley of Flowers is a high-altitude Himalayan valley that has been acknowledged by renowned mountaineers and botanists in literature for over a century and in Hindu religion for much longer.The Valley of Flowers has many colorful different flowers, taking on various shades of colours as time progressed. The valley was declared a national park in 1982. The valley is home to many flowers like the Brahmakamal, the Blue Poppy and the Cobra Lily. It is a much sought after haunt for flower-lovers, botanists and trekkers.


Dayara Bugyal

Dayara Bugyal

Overview

     Dayara Bugyal is considered as the most beautiful high land meadow in India. Bugyal in the local language means “High Altitude Meadow”. Dayara Bugyal is situated at an elevation ranging from 10,000-12500 ft. This vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty in Uttaranchal. During winter it provides excellent & one of the best ski slopes in India spread over an area of 28 sq kms.

     The view of Himalayas from here is breathtaking. There is a small lake (Barnala Tal) in the area, and to camp by its side is a memorable event.

     The road to Dayara Bugyal branches off near Bhatwari on the Uttarkashi-Gangaotri road about 28kms from Uttarkashi. Vehicles can go up to the village of Barsu from where one has to trek a distance of about 8kms to reach Dayara. The other route is via the Raithal village which is 10kms from Bhatwari and one has to trek about 6kms to reach Dayara Bugyal from here.


Kumara Parvatha

Overview

     Kumaraparvatha, also known as ‘Pushpagiri’, lies in the backdrop of ancient shrine of Kukke Subramanya. ‘Giri’ in Kannada means Peak. Kumara Parvatha is the third tallest peak in western ghats of  Karnataka.Mullaiyanagiri in Chickmaglur being the tallest and Tadiyandamol in Coorg being the second tallest. The peak, almost always plays ‘hide and seek’ with the clouds, and is one of the most beautiful places of the Western Ghats. Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary or Pushpagiri Forest Range spreads from Subramanya in Mangalore District to Somwarpet in Coorg district covering an area of 102 sq km. This range is abode to many gigantic peaks in the Western Ghats and home to various species of medicinal plants and flora and fauna. Kumara Parvatha Peak stands the tallest amongst the peaks in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary at an  altitude of 5136 ft (1712 mts) above Sea level.


FEW FACTS

Location
Dakshina Kannada (District) > Karnataka (State) > India (Country).


Overall Distance
280 Kms


Trek Starting Point
Kukke Subramanya Route


Trekking Distance
13 km (one side)


Kumara Parvata Peak Height
1712 Mts


Trekking Time 
8-10 Hours (one side).


Camping site
Allowed.


Best time to trek
Oct to Feb


Permission
Required, should be taken at forest office.


Restrictions
As per official guidelines there is limited construction area in Kumara Parvatha region for homestays. Since thase are the only options available for everyone,except basic sleeping arrangements. 


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