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Trek to Sharavathi Valley - [21st - 22nd January 2017] - Registration is ON
The Sharavathi Valley:-
The Sharavathi river valley nestled in
the central Western Ghats, Shimoga district has been an ecological paradise. The
Sharavathi River, rising at Ambuthirtha in Thirthahalli taluk flows north-west
and drops down in the Ghats at the world famous Jog falls. The Sharavathi Valley
is home for many water falls and to some of the beautiful streams. The valley is
evergreen to semi-evergreen forest along with moist deciduous type of forests
that dominate the entire basin along with scrub savannah, grasslands, marshy
areas and plantation of acacia, cash crops like areca and rubber providing
diverse niches for a variety of taxa. Rare evergreen species such as
Dipterocarpus, Syzygium, Cinnamon, Diospyros, Aglaia, endemic Palms along with
the globally endangered Myrist-icasps makes this an ecologically sensitive
region to be conserved and not marketed.
|Difficulty level||Moderate - Difficult|
|Approx Temperature||Max 25-35 degrees C|
|Accommodation type||Tented accommodation|
|Washrooms||Only for Freshen up|
|Food||Basic Vegetarian food|
|Transport||Non-A/C, Video-coach, Push back bus|
|Distance from Bangalore||420 KM (approx - one way)|
|Total trekking distance||20 KM (total)|
Friday: 20th January 2017
09:30 PM - Pick-up from BMC, Indiranagar
09:45 PM - Pick-up from New Shanthi Sagar hotel, Domlur
10:00 PM - Pick-up from Lifestyle, Magrath road
Saturday: 21st January 2017
07:00AM Reach Siddapura, Freshen up.
08:30AM Have Breakfast and Start the trek
06:00PM Reach Camp site (Camping)
08:00PM Have dinner, campfire and night stay
Sunday: 22nd January 2017
10:00AM Visit nearby waterfall
02:30PM Lunch (Self Sponsored)
10:00PM Reach Bangalore
Suggested things to carry:
-One back pack
-Water bottles 2 liters
-Change of clothes for two days
-Sunscreen & sunglasses
-Toiletries (Shampoo, towel, toothpaste, tissue paper, etc.)
-Allergy medication (if any)
-Energy food like chocolate, nutrition bars etc
-Juice packs, Glucose-D etc.
-Torches with new batteries.
- Camera (optional)
- Rain Coat / jacket (Just in case)
- Odomos or any mosquito repellent cream
1.No Washrooms, Restrooms, Restaurant access during the trek.
Read our Things to Carry page and make your best judgment on packing your backpack
Policy, just in case you have to cancel participation
Read our Refund Policy, in case we are forced to cancel this event.
Important points to be noted before registering
Participation Fees: Rs.3350.00
Above charges include: Forest dept permission, Non A/C Transport, Tented Accommodation with sleeping bags, Food (2 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner), First aid kit, Equipments, Activities, Instructors, boat hire etc.
Above charges does not include: Food on the way back to Bangalore
Note: Please send scanned copy of your Photo ID Card. Its MUST for availing forest department permission
For any clarification email us at [email protected] or call on 9611102222BMC Office Address:
#472, 1st Floor,
80 Ft Main Road, HAL 2nd Stage,
Opp BSNL Telephone Exchange,
Landmark - Jeevan Bhima Nagar Main Rd.
Bangalore - 560 075