Learn how your comment data is processed. I have written few travelogues and it is my sincere effort to show case my talent to world via my personal page on travelogues. It has been one of memorable treks for me and toughest one to incline after Savana Durga. INTRO & PLAN: Madhugiri (3930ft) is the the second largest monolith in Asia after the mighty Savandurga (4022ft). Madhugiri Trek on Jan 16, 2010. Date of experience: August 2020. 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Madhugiri Fort situated atop the 3930 feet high offers trekkers an adventurous trekking spot, great view and a whole lot of fun Day 1 (Madhugiri trek and sightseeing) 07:30 Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. This Trek is to the peak of the second-largest monolith of Asia. It has become integral part of my life. The fort Madhugiri built on this hill, is considered to be one of the finest forts in Karnataka. Known to be one of the most beautiful forts .. +91 9482070194 / 7760710005 sayhello@plantheunplanned.com For more info on Madhugiri, please visit the link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madhugiri. 00. hours. Let me tell you why did I mention only about Madhugiri Trek amongst all the other treks, Madhugiri trek is named after the Madhugiri Hill, meaning Madhu honey + hill (Giri), Hill of the Honey! From the top, we will get to see wonderful view of the town Madhugiri and hills close by. The best option would be to start the trek at 5 am or so. Its not a long trek - but a steep one on rocky inclines with limited to no grips. Share. Blogs. We started early before dawn from Goreguntepalya junction and rode straight till Hotel Vrindavan near Dabbaspete for breakfast. Your email address will not be published. Started descend around 12:00 PM. Hats off to Engineers of that ERA…:). Madhugiri is small town located in Tumkur District and is at distance of 100 kms from Bangalore. Antaralada Bagilu, Diddibagilu, and Mysuru Gate are the three entryways of the Fortification.A progression of entryways prompts the slope. A little further up the steepness increased drastically. Reached dobaspet around 6:00 AM, till dobaspet we have covered 50 Kms from Bangalore. It was really tiresome while climbing since weather is very hot and all of us swatting…. Madhugiri trek has been my dream one day treks. I visited the place with 6 enthusiastic trekkers from BTC (Bangalore Trekking Club) on 31st March 2013. Required fields are marked *, Telecom Engineer by Profession, Adventurous Soul by Destiny, Photographer by Passion, Travel Blogger by Addiction and Down to Earth by Nature :). For any queries on my Travelogues, email me to [email protected] Happy to answer your queries :). Saddle Sore 1600 Km Iron Butt Challenge Tips, Now experience a 3D version of Royal Enfield to Make It Yours. Madhugiri, Karnataka. Reached Bangalore around 4:15 PM and departed to our places. Set out for an amazing weekend trip from Bangalore and explore mighty Madhugiri Fort Trek. Madhugiri Trek Bangalore, Trekking 0 Place 2 Activities. By the time we reached assembling point, other 4 guys already there and waiting for us. Madhugiri Trek is one of the most spoken- about treks, among the treks in Karnataka. The moment we reached the top all of us got feeling that we have achieved something Big in our life. We descended down carefully, getting on to our bikes; we rode straight to Madhugiri bus-stand to have some fruit juices. We reached the Madhugiri base by 9am and without wasting a single minute, we started the Madhugiri Trek.  The initial part of the climb was really easy as you have those paved steps; and as we moved forward, the trek got difficult. The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of other..again and again and again. Absolutely Awesome!!!. We are all inclusive HapPY Peple 🙂 vak1969; June 4, 2010 November 20, 2018 A … It was during those days, when Ganesh and I used to ride and trek 2 hills on a given day. We moved towards Bangalore – Pune Highway(NH4) on Tumkur Road. A challenging and interesting trek - Madhugiri is a magnificent monolithic hill near Tumkur. Relaxed for 30 minutes, had oranges and drunk water to get energy back. Trek to madhugiri On Saturday morning I decided to go somewhere near Bangalore and started to madhugiri ..it's solo trek to Asia's second largest monolithic hill.there is fort built on the hill. Channabasappa Nad picked me at 4:50 AM and we started towards assembling point. Date: 12 th March 2016 Posted on January 17, 2010 by amritatripathi. A series of doorways leads to the hill. Fort seems to be just a part of the huge rock itself and still stands strong even after years. It has stair cases in the first half, second half is thrilling. We reached a point where, the steps that were carved on the monolith, goes diagonally upwards and a small railing to hold for support, rather nothing to hold for support . Madhugiri Trek At 3,930 ft (1,200 m) elevation, Madhugiri is a single hill. Thanks to Chaitanya for organizing a trek to Madhugiri fort. Make them documenting is always valuable because others can read it and prepare their itinerary for their travel. At this point of ascent, there were no support railings and no steps carved out. Weekend trip or two days trip Start early morning, reach Madhurgiri by noon. Madhugiri is again, one of the easiest treks, especially if you trek during the night or early morning. Mruthunjay wrote a review Feb 2020. M adhugiri is an individual hill rising upto around 4000 feet is the second largest monolith in Asia. It was during those days, when Ganesh and I used to ride and trek 2 hills on a given day.  I am sharing my memories of Madhugiri Trek the 2nd Largest Monolith in Asia; Madhugiri. We could see spectacular view of the hills surroundings. Hike to Madhugiri, the second largest monolith in Asia. These steps made it easier to climb the steep slope. Nandi hills shall & will be at the bottom of the ‘to-visit’ places. Trekking in Madhugiri. There are about 10 gates that we have to ascend. Date Jan 17 2021. Standing at a height of around 1200 meters, the hillock has ruins of an ancient fort and also offers some beautiful views of the surrounding hills which makes it one of the best weekend destinations to explore around Bengaluru. Stay safe and tuned until I blog my next travel story!!! Started back to Bangalore around 1:30 PM. Madhugiri trek. Road Thrill is a non-profit social community of bikers and travelers. As per Blogs which i have gone through in Internet about Madhugiri fort trek, few years ago this was a very dangerous spot and there have been a few fatal accidents. A series of doorways leads to the hill. It took us around 2 and half hours to reach the top. The most difficult stretch at Madhugiri Trek. Your email address will not be published. What to say? As per plan, I am going to be pillion for Channabasappa Nad. Difficulty level of Madhugiri is Medium to high even if the distance to trek is minimal. This is going to be second half of the journey with another hell of Ride of about 52 Kms. Madhugiri Trek. How to reach Madhugiri is easliy accessible by bus from Bangalore. The history of the Madhugiri hills goes like this: Long time back there used to be the honey bees colony on the hills, and it is said that Madhugiri is the Asia’s second largest Monolith after Savandurga! Madhugiri is the headquarters for education as declared by the state government of Karnataka. RM 2017 Thank You All – Up Next – Rider Mania 2018. To test my fitness level and to identify a good trekking club to do my futre short treks (less than 2 days) with, I signed up for the Madhugiri trek with Bangalore mountaineering club (www.bmcindia.org). Madhugiri Fort Trek + Add to Google Calendar + iCal / Outlook export; 00. days. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. One day trek to Madhugiri Fort. The trek path of madhugiri goes from moderate to difficulty due … There are a series of doorways leading to the top and the climb is steep and exposed in some places. While everyone was busy exploring trails at madhugiri, I was experimenting with manual mode on my SLR. Posted by Unknown at 8:42 AM. Had Lime soda and Coconut water while returning. Madhugiri Hills - A trek covered right on time! We started trek at 8 am, climate was pleasant. Its a monolith trek and for regular trekkers would take about an hour to reach the top. Now this part has been installed with railing to help make climb easier. from ₹ 1,500.00 … The name Madhugiri in Kannada means Honey Hills (Madhu: Honey – Giri: Hill). Nestled on its steep slopes is a fort. Took right turn under the flyover and moved towards Madhugiri. Look out for a signage for Devarayanadurga/Madhugiri … It is the largest in Asia and second largest in the world. Hope it will be useful!!! Breathtaking & Beauti, Nainital - A Lake City at Devbhoomi Uttarakhand wi, Surreal Mandir Parbat (6,559 Mtr)❤ "The Best view comes after the Hardest Climb. The height of each of the fort walls is such that it blocks the view of the next climb. Category Bangalore. On hearing the name of Madhugiri one thing flashes the mind is the Madhugiri Peak which is the Second largest monolith Rock of Asia after the Savandurga of Magadi. This place is surrounded by plenty of Monoliths and favorite trekking place for trekking enthusiasts. Instagram Instagram did not return a 200. The Madhugiri Trek gets difficult from here on ! The trek would get get over between 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. I had been to Savandurga and wanted to visit Madhugiri, however the distance had been a deterrent. Madhugiri is the headquarters for education as declared by the state government of Karnataka. A Closeup c, Sitting in the Lap of Himalayas & Getting lost in, "The only impossible journey is the one you never, A mesmerizing capture of Panchachuli Peaks, Hansling Peak or Parvat I could see satisfaction in faces of all that we successfully completed trek to Madhugiri Fort on Hot summer day and enjoyed a lot… :). While moving towards Korategere, we stopped at one small lake and witnessed beautiful view of sun rise. Madhugiri Trek - One of the adventurous one day treks from Bangalore to a gigantic monolith Madhugiri where we hike, explore an old temple, and fort at the top. Karnataka: List of 430 Travel Places to Visit, List of 108 Places around Bangalore For Road Trips. Madhugiri (3930ft) is the second largest monolith in Asia after the mighty Savandurga (4022ft). Reached the base around 1:10 PM, washed our face and took some rest. Trek to Madhugiri. Reached top around 10:45 AM. Weather is very HOT and it is not easy to trek in summer. On the top is the ruined Gopalakrishna temple. It is located 105 Km North West of Bangalore. Located near Tumkur - it is about 15 km ahead of Devrayani Durge. Trekking, Cycling and Photography will give us unforgettable stories to remember forever. Trekking group: Bangalore Trekking Club (BTC) – Website link: www.bangaloretrekkingclub.com, Nearest town is Korategere Taluku (Tumkur District). At Parking space, base point of Madhugiri Hills, Monster Madhugiri Fort as seen from the base point. It is an early morning wake up for me on Sunday. Leave Madhugiri and have an wholesome lunch a late lunch at Kamat on the highway. The trek is very straight forward and initially, there are steps to almost half of the way and then, there are iron rods and side pillars are there to support as the steepness increases. It is the second largest monolith in Asia. However, the trek is little technical and steeper than most of the treks around Bangalore. Settled on its precarious slants is a stronghold. Requesting people to go through it. Madhugiri is a town in the Tumkur district of … Action! Trek. Helpful. While climbing we took plenty of group photos. Email This BlogThis! It was 12pm when we finally made it to the highest point of the hill; the sun was scorching hot. I read a few blogs about the Madhugiri trek and budgeted 4 hours to complete the trek. Madhugiri is a town in Tumkur district in the Indian state of Karnataka.The town derives its name from a hillock, Madhu-giri (honey-hill) which is to the south of the place. Madhugiri Trek - An adventurous day trek to a gigantic monolith named Madhugiri where we hike, explore an old temple and fort at the top. There is this one obsession to overcome the fear and almost everyone tries almost their whole life to overcome it one day or another. Bengaluru, India 56 contributions 14 helpful votes. Madhugiri is one of the 34 educational districts of the Karnataka state. The ascent was very easy at the base for at least 200 meters. 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