ABOUT KUMARA PARVATHA:
Pushpagiri (Kumara Parvatha), at 1,712 metres (5,617 ft), is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. It is located in the Somwarpet Taluk, 20 kilometres from Somwarpet in the northern part of Kodagu district on the border between Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu district and Hassan districts. It is 2nd highest peak of Karnataka.
About 36 kilometres from Somwarpet and 1.5 kilometres from Kumaralli, it is located amid the jungle. Trekking can be done from the base, Bhagati, which is a 10 km, three-hour walk. Otherwise, trekkers can cross Kuku Subramanya, located in Dakshina Kannada district of Pushpagiri Range. The trekking zone can be approached from Pushpagiri or from Kumaraparvata peaks. The Eastern entrance can be reached from Beedehalli via Heggademane temple and the Western entrance from Kukke Subramanya via Geri gadded. However, the entrance through Beedehalli is less strenuous.
Nearest Town: Subramanya
Duration of the event: Two Day
Total distance: 27 Km Approx (Both the ways)
Transportation: Provided by “T&T”
Food: Breakfast Provided by “T&T”
Accommodation: Tent on sharing basis
Cost: Rs 3100
Friday Night - (Day 0)
09:30 pm - Pick-up at Indiranagar
09:45 pm - Pick-up at New Shanthi Sagar Hotel, Domlur
10:00 pm - Pick-up at Lifestyle, Margrath Road (Near Garuda Mall)
Saturday - (Day 1)
06.00 am - Reach - Freshen up – Breakfast
07:00 am - Visit Kukke Subramanayam Temple
08.00 am - Start trek to Kumara Parvatha
12.00 pm – Have Lunch
12:30 pm - Start trekking to peak
04.00 pm - Reach the Peak & explore
04:30 pm - Trek back to camp
07:30 pm - Reach back to camp
09:00 pm - Dinner
Sunday - (Day 2)
06:00 am - Wake up and freshen up
07.30 am - Finish breakfast
08.00 am - Start from Bhattramane
12.00 pm - Reach Kukke
01:00 PM - Start for Bangalore, Have lunch (self-sponsored) on the way.
09.00 pm - Reach Bangalore
What is included in the tour
- Transportation in non-ac vehicle
- Stay in tents
- Sleeping bags
- Basic Veg food (2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner)
- safety and medical kit
- Permission from Forest Dept.
- Trek Leader Expertise
What is NOT included in the tour
- Lunch on Sunday and any other food during bus travel.
- Above Charges does not include.