Trek to Sharavathi Valley - [25th - 26th March 2017] - Registration is ON  

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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.

Sharavathi Backwater:-
Sharavathi backwater is about 60 KM in length and about 15 KM wide !!!!. It became backwater when dam was constructed at Linganamakki of Sagara taluk in Shivamogga(Shimoga) district to the river Sharavathi. This backwater has created lots of islands, it is so great to explore all these, where thick vegetation still exist and lot of wild life in it including some rare birds.

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)
Attraction Dabbe Waterfalls

Tentative Schedule:
Friday:        24
th March 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:   25th March 2017
07:00AM     Reach Siddapura, Freshen up. 
08:30AM    
Have Breakfast and Start the trek
02:00PM     Lunch
06:00PM
      Reach Camp site (Camping)
08:00PM     Have dinner, campfire and night stay

Sunday:      26th
March 2017
08:00AM     Breakfast
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

Pre-requisites:
1.No Washrooms, Restrooms, Restaurant access during the trek.

Read our Things to Carry page and make your best judgment on packing your backpack

Read our Cancellation 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.3750.00


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 9611102222

BMC 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

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