Trek to Kopatty, Coorg [22nd - 23rd April 2017] Registration is ON
Kopatty hills is one of the few unknown trails in the Western Ghats located in
Coorg district in the south- western part of Karnataka.It is 295 km from
Bangalore. The trail going through jeep trails, dense jungles, water streams,
outspread meadow and lush green grassland towards the peak, which is one the
best experience for the trekking passionate and the distance from Bangalore
makes it the most convenient trek for a weekend. It is located in the Talacavery
range, 3kms from a small town called Cherambane before Bagamandala.
The entrance to the trek trail is prominent with an arch that leads to the Mahavishnu temple. Start moving to Kopatty hills on a tarred road for 2 km with paddy fields on both sides. After the tarred road the trail continues on a muddy jeep track for 20 min until you reach the first stream.Take left at the Y-intersection and after ten minutes you reach two abandoned houses that take you into the forest.
The forest trail is 2 km until you are in the open again. Overlooking the valley called Erullivana is a flat table top range of Mandalpatti. The peak can be seen from here. It is a ten-minute ascent to the peak which is marked with a flag where one can enjoy a 360-degree view of the western ghats. The altitude is 4300 ft (1375 mt) above sea level.
Trekking Time :
|15 KM (up and down)
5 - 6 Hours depending on your pace.
|Temperature||Day : 25 - 35 Degrees C
Night : 10 - 18 Degrees C
|Accomodation Type||Dorms seperate for Gents and Ladies.|
|Washrooms||Available at Homestay|
|Food||Veg & Non-Veg Food|
|Transport||Non - A/C Tempo Traveler.|
|Distance From Bangalore||290 KM|
|Attraction||Waterfalls, Coffee Estates.|
Friday: 21st April 2017
09:30PM: Pick-up from BMC, Indiranagar
09:45PM: Pick-up from New Shanthi Sagar Hotel, Domlur
10:00PM: Pick up from Lifestyle, Magrath Road (Near Garuda Mall)
10:45PM: Pick up from RR Nagar Arch, Mysore Road.
Saturday: 22nd April 2017
06:00 AM: Reach Base - Freshen-up & Breakfast
08:30 AM: Travel to trek base in vehicle (40 km) & Start the trek
: Trek to peak - Have packed Lunch on the way up
01:00 PM: Reach Kopatty. Explore. Start back
07:00 PM: Reach back homestay. Relax. Campfire
08:30 PM: Dinner
Sunday: 23rd April 2017
06:30 AM: Wake up - Freshen-up
08:30 AM: Breakfast.
09:00 AM: Travel to Dubare for River Rafting (Self Sponsored)
01:30 AM Have self sponsored lunch on the way and start back to Bangalore.
09:00 PM : Reach Bangalore.
Note: Drop points will be the same as pick-up points
Charges: Rs.3150/- per participant
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* Transport from Bangalore to Bangalore
* Veg Food
* Forest Permissions
* Sleeping Bags
Anything not mentioned above.
Suggested things to carry:
PACK LIGHT, CARRY ONLY WHAT IS NECESSARY
- Personal medication (if any)
- Sweaters (Suggested)
- Strong backpack (Preferably water proof)
- Fresh pair of clothes for two days.
- Mosquito Reppellent Cream
- Water bottles (at least 2 liters of water)
- A torch with new batteries (must in case of emergency)
- You can carry Energy Food (Chocolate bars, flavored milk, Electrolyte drinks - Glucose etc.)
- Sunglasses, Sunscreen.
- Camera (Optional)
Read our Cancellation
Policy, just in case you have to cancel your participation.
Read our Refund Policy, in case we are forced to cancel this event.
Important points to be noted before registering.
For any clarification email us at [email protected] or call on 9611102222BMC Office Address: