Kumaraparvatha Trek - My Hikes 16 Feb
Kumaraparvatha: Pushpagiri or Kumaraparvatha, at 1,712 metres, is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka.
Kumaraparvatha is the second highest peak in Coorg district (Karnataka state) after Tadiandamol peak. The trek's starting point will be Kukke Subramanya. The famous Kukke Subramanya temple is located in the Subramanya village.
The trail has the most stunning escapades of nature enclosed by flora and fauna on either side.
Total trek distance:: 27 km
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Day 0: Overnight journey to Kukke.
Day 1: Early morning - Freshen up and have a light breakfast, start the trek 6.30 am.
Trek starting point (Kukke temple) to Battara mane (11.30 am).
Battara mane (12.30 pm) to Kallumantapa.
Kallumantapa to Sheshaparvatha.
Sheshaparvatha to Kumaraparvatha
Explore the peak and descent back with a spectacular sunset, via Bhattaramane for the dinner and retire for the day.
Day 2: Feel the sunrise, have breakfast at 7.00 am & descend back to Kukke; Starting from Bhatt house at 8 am,
reach Kukke by 12. Pm and have a self-paid lunch and start on the way back to Bengaluru.
Transportation via non-ac vehicle.
Forest dept. Charges.
Medical First aid charges.
Day 1: Breakfast, lunch & dinner, Day 2: breakfast.
Accommodation: Tented & sleeping bags will be provided.
Final day lunch.
Things to carry
Torch, personal medications, sunscreen, hat, 3 litres of water. Extra pair of socks and clothes. Backpack, shoes, energy chocolates/snacks. Id proof.
#campfire is prohibited as its an eco-sensitive area.
#alcohol is strictly prohibited.
Silk board junction 8.30 pm.
Eco space business park 8.45 pm.
Marathalli near Kalamandir 9.00 pm.
Kr Puram (nearest metro station Byapanahalli) 9.15pm.
Hebbal/ manyata tech park 9.30 pm.
Yeshwantpur industry metro station 9.45 pm.
This trekis going to be a wonderful experience.