Kumara Parvatha Trek  [11th - 12th January 2020] - Registration is ON

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Are you ready to challenge your physical and mental limits ! 

Kumara Parvatha is not just a trek it's one of those journeys in life that one must embark upon to truly to be one with nature and themselves. Located in Kodagu/Coorg district at an elevation of 5600ft its second highest peak in the state, after Tadiyandamol. 

The mountain lies behind the famous Kukke Subramanya temple. A small gate and board act as indicators to the trekking trail that stand behind them. Once you begin the trek it's about 2.5- 3 hours before you reach the first major checkpoint, the ascent is through a tropical rainforest that is a part of the Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. While you'll be trekking through dense forest, the thick foliage and canopy offers you much needed shade. If you stand still and listen to the forest you'll hear the forest come alive with various sounds of nature. About an hour and a half of trek and you'll come across a boulder called Bheema's rock that serves a 2.5 km milestone on our 7km journey to Bhattaramane. Once you reach Bhattramane freshen up and have an early lunch soon after which you'll make your way to the next checkpoint that is Kallumantapa enroute the false peak Sheshaparvatha. Here you can rest and drink delicious stream water that flows just below it. Once you resume the trek, Sheshaparvatha is just 45mins to 1 hour away. According to local folklore Sheshaparavatha is said to protect the Subramanya temple at the base of the mountain.

This part of the journey is simply mesmerizing and we could go into the details of the beauty but that would be an all new article in itself! Once you reach Sheshaparvatha you'll witness the majestic Kumara Parvatha at all it's glory. With the trail descending for a couple of hundred meters, you'll soon be at the mercy of the mountain and will have to cross a stream and climb a waterfall to reach your goal! THE PEAK!

Local legends say that the worshipped deity Lord Subramanya's footprint is present at the peak. If you are looking for satisfaction and fulfillment this is a trek that you MUST embark upon to surrender yourself to mother nature who makes sure that you think about nothing else but her.

 
NOTE:
- Carry more water bottles.
- Torch is mandatory.
- Pack light. Carry only what is necessary.

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Difficulty level  Strenuous
Approx Temperature  Max 30 degrees C
Accommodation type Bhattramane or Tents
Washrooms Only at base camp
Food Basic Veg food
Transport Non-A/C (According to group size)
Distance from Bangalore 230 kms (one way)
Total trekking distance 14-15 kms approx. (one way)
Attraction Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Kukke Subramanya Temple

Tentative Schedule:

Friday: 10th January 2020
09:30 PM - Pick-up from BMC, Indiaranagar
09:45 PM - Pick-up from New Shanthi Sagar hotel, Domlur
10:00 PM - Pick-up from Lifestyle, Magrath road
10:30 PM - Pick-up from Yesvantpur metro station

Saturday: 11th January 2020
06:00 AM - Reach Kukke - Freshen up - Breakfast
08:00 AM - Start trek to Bhttarmane
10:30 AM - Reach Bhattarmane
11:30 PM - Have early Lunch & Start trek to peak
03:00 PM - Reach the peak
04:00 PM - Trek back to Bhattarmane
07:00 PM - Reach Bhattaramane
08:00 PM - Have Dinner & Night stay in Tents

Sunday: 12th January 2020
06:30 AM - Wake up and freshen up
07:00 AM - Have  Breakfast
07:30 AM - Trek down to Kukke
10:00 AM - Reach Kukke & start back to Bangalore
12:30 PM - Have self-sponsored Lunch one the way
07:00 PM - Arrival at Bangalore

Note: Drop points will be the same as pick-up points.

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

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Charges: Rs.3,100/- per participant

Above Charges includes:

1. Non A/C Private Coach
2. Accommodation in Tents
3. 2 Breakfast
4. 1 Lunch
5. 1 Dinner
6. Basic First-Aid Support
7. Forest Permissions
8. Qualified Instructor from BMC

Above Charges does not includes: GST & Lunch on Sunday .

Note: There is a different permission charge for Foreigner & the difference amount should be paid by the participant on spot.

Payment options:
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Read thru Cancellation Policy page, 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

For any clarification  call 9611102222 / 9902027262

BMC Office Address :

#778, 9th 'A' Main Road, 
1st Stage, Indiranagar
Bangalore, Karnataka 
Pin-560038
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