Day Trek to Horagina Betta - [23rd April 2017]- Registration is ON
About Horagina Betta
: Horagina Betta
meaning The outside hillock (Aka Nandi One), 65 kms from Bangalore is one of the
major hillocks on route to the Nandi Hill Mountain. Due to the presence of Nandi
Hills which is a popular tourist destination. Horagina Betta has never been
visited by trekkers. The peak hosts a very beautiful Lord Shani-Eshwara temple.
A nice drive from Bangalore and good trek makes Channagiri an ideal destination
for a day trip. Do carry lots of water and beware of the naughty monkeys at the
temple. It is 4724ft. (1440 meters) above sea level. The terrain is very
diverse, rocky at some places & evergreen forest on the slopes. The hills are
very rich in birdlife making it a very popular location for birdwatchers and
bird photographers. The evergreen forest patch on top of the hill being a
favored wintering location for many migrant species of warblers, flycatchers and
thrushes. The forest patch is also home for a relict population of the Nilgiri
Woodpigeon. A breeding pair of Shaheen Falcon, the resident race of the
Peregrine Falcon is also often seen here. The Malabar Whistling Thrush,
Uropeltid snakes and Pill millipedes which are otherwise known only from the
Western Ghats ranges are also found here. The hill slopes are the home of the
Yellow-throated Bulbul, a species endemic to the hills of peninsular India.
Distance: From Bangalore: 65 km
Route: Bangalore - Chikkaballapur - Nandi Hills Cross -(4 kms) towards Nandi Hills .
Difficulty level: Easy - Moderate
Sunday: 23rd April 2017
06:30AM Pick up from BMC, Indiranagar nagar
06:45AM Pickup from New Shanti Sagar Hotel, Domlur
07:00AM Pickup From Lifestyle, Magrath Road (Near Garuda Mall)
Have breakfast on the way and pack lunch
Start Trekking to Horagina betta, Reach peak, explore. Have packed lunch
Trek down and Depart to Bangalore
Have tea coffee on the way back (Self Sponsored)
05:30PM Reach Bangalore
Note: Drop points will be the same as pick-up points.
- Personal medication (if any)
- One strong backpack
- Water bottles (enough to carry at least 2 liters of water)
- Energy Food (Chocolate bars, flavored milk, Electrolyte drinks - Glucon-D, etc)
- Light-coloured full arm clothes (preferable)
- Sports shoes (for better grip)
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Important points to be noted before registering
Participation Fees: Rs.1050/-
Above charges includes: Transport
First- aid kit
Insurance cover up to 1 Lakh rupees.
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