Bamikonda Trek in Kudremukha

Kudremukha Chikmagalur

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  • 2 Days  1 Nights 
  • Difficulty - Moderate
  • For 10+ years

Take a break from your routine and join us for an exciting trek to Bamikonda, just 96 km away from the lovely area of Chikmagalur. This trek will take you through large, green forests that cover an area of 600 sq km. As you walk, you'll climb up to a height of 4645ft. above sea level, where you'll see the stunning natural beauty of Kudremukha. This fun Bamikonda trek starts with an overnight trip from Bangalore.

Experience the joy of trekking to Bamikonda, where you'll be treated to stunning views from the top of the mountain. This is an adventure you won't forget!

We offer two versions of the Bamikonda trek package - one without transport and one with transport from Bangalore. Choose the package with transport for a comfortable trip to and from Bangalore, saving you the trouble of dealing with public transport.


  • Get ready for an amazing trekking journey that takes you through grasslands, forests, and several small streams as you navigate the rugged trails. This Bamikonda trek is not just about reaching the peak, but it's also about enjoying every bit of the journey.
  • What's more, if you finish the trek early, you may even get a chance to visit the invigorating Somvati Falls. It's an added bonus to your adventure, allowing you to unwind and soak in the soothing sounds of the cascading waters.
  • Once the day of adventure wraps up, it's time to relax. Sit around a bonfire at night, share stories, make memories and enjoy the warmth of companionship. This bonfire night will provide a perfect ending to an exciting day of trekking.

Transfers from Bengaluru to Bamikonda via Bus


Non A/C Pushback Seater

Start your Kudremukh trekking tour on a high note by availing our convenient pick-up services from Bangalore on Friday. We offer pick-up services from the following locations in Bangalore for your Kudremukh trek:

  • Indiranagar
  • Domlur
  • Yeshwantpur
  • Gorgunte Playa

Post booking, we will confirm the exact pick-up location and time, ensuring a hassle-free start to your exciting Bamikonda trek.

Jeep ride Trek Day stay at Homestay or Camping


Trek Day


All Meals

  • Kick-off the first day of your Bamikonda and Kalchukki trek with an early morning jeep ride to Kudremukh National Park. Following breakfast, we'll proceed to the base camp to gear up for the trek.
  • The hike to the top of Bamikonda and Kalchukki Peak, covering a distance of approximately 16 KM both ways, will commence by 09:00 AM. Halfway through the journey, we'll pause for a well-deserved lunch break amidst the beauty of nature.
  • Reaching the top, you will be rewarded with the mesmerizing views that the serene Kudremukh peak has to offer. It's truly a sight to behold and a moment to savor.
  • Once we've soaked up the views, we will descend back to the base camp. Here, depending on the weather conditions, we'll gather around a bonfire, sharing stories and experiences of the day.
  • To round off a perfect day of adventure, enjoy a delicious dinner before settling down for a good night's rest, gearing up for the next day's activities.

Off-road jeep ride
View from Bamikonda
View from Bamikonda
Somavathi Waterfalls Samse Tea Estate Belur Temple


Non A/C Pushback Seater


  • Begin the day around 08:00 AM with a hearty breakfast before we start our journey from Kudremukh National Park to the beautiful Somavathi waterfall. Witness the captivating beauty of the waterfall and let the tranquility soothe your soul.
  • On our way back, we will stop at the Samse Tea Estate to enjoy the sprawling lush greenery and calming tea plantations.
  • By 1:00 PM, we plan to visit the historic Belur Temple, known for its intricate carvings and architecture. After the temple visit, we will head to a nearby restaurant where you can enjoy a self-sponsored lunch.
  • We'll wrap up the journey and head back to Bangalore around 11:00 PM. As you return, you'll carry with you splendid memories of an exciting trek and the mesmerizing beauty of the places visited.

Somavathi Water falls
Somavathi Water falls
Samse Tea-estate
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  • Transportation from Bangalore to Bangalore (non A/C)
  • Forest Permits.
  • Trek leads from Backpackers United
  • Local Guides
  • 2 Breakfast, 1 Packed Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • Local Malnad Food
  • Jeep Ride


  • Lunch on Day 3
  • Personal Expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions.


These are the things to be carried:

  • Xerox ID proof (Aadhar or other Gov. ID) 
  • Good trekking shoes
  • Lunch box 
  • Strong backpack for trekking 
  • Reusable water bottles      
  • Clothes for two days
  • Sunscreen,Sunglasses Cap/hat
  • Toiletries
  • Juice packs,Glucon-D,Energy bars
  • A Polybag to carry  wet clothes 
  • Raincoat or a poncho 
  • Personal medication if any.
  • Torch with new batteries 
  • Camera (optional).
  • Long socks.
  • Sandals. 
  • Power Bank.


Policy and Terms

Here is our cancellation policy for the Bamikonda and Kalchukki trek:

  • If cancellations are made 15 days or more before the date of travel, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made between 7 to 15 days before the date of travel, 75% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made 7 days or less before the date of travel, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

Please note that this policy is in place to cover the costs and arrangements that are made in anticipation of your trek.

Terms and Conditions

Below are the terms and conditions for your Bamikonda and Kalchukki trek with Backpackers United:

  • All photos or videos taken during the trip, either by Backpackers United's content creators or clients, are solely owned by Backpackers United. These materials can only be used by the company for promotional purposes. Unauthorized commercial use of the content is not allowed without explicit permission from Backpackers United.
  • Full payment for the trek is required prior to the commencement of the trip. Failure to complete payment may result in trip cancellation.
  • Every traveler must carry a valid government-issued ID for verification before boarding. No one will be allowed to board without proper identification.
  • The transfer of bookings is not permitted. Only those travelers whose names are confirmed at the time of booking will be allowed to join the trip.
  • For international travel, ensure that your passport is valid for at least six months from the date of intended travel and is not damaged. Backpackers United is not responsible for any issues arising from invalid or damaged passports.
  • No refunds will be provided for unused inclusions.
  • Travelers are responsible for their luggage and belongings. Backpackers United does not take responsibility for any damaged or missing items.
  • All travelers must report at the pickup point 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Please note, the air conditioning may be turned off in hilly areas, and the driver reserves the right to make this decision for safety reasons.
  • Drinking and smoking are strictly prohibited during the tour, as activities like trekking and camping at high altitudes can be physically demanding.
  • Backpackers United will not be held accountable for any accidents, injuries, illnesses, death, loss, or damage of baggage or property, or any other damages or claims that result from negligence or delays by any person not employed by Backpackers United.
  • Any form of misconduct or indiscipline will not be tolerated during the tour.
  • Backpackers United is not liable for any delays or changes to the itinerary due to natural hazards, accidents, weather conditions, landslides, political disturbances, or any unforeseen incidents.
  • Backpackers United does not offer any insurance policies covering sickness, accidents, theft, or other losses.
  • Changes to the itinerary may be necessary due to factors such as weather, road conditions, and participants' physical capabilities, in order to ensure everyone's safety, comfort, and overall well-being.

Frequest Questions

  1. How can I book my spot?

You can easily reserve your spot by booking directly through our website. Please make sure you select the correct dates before finalizing your booking.

  1. Is it safe for women travelers?

Your safety is our top priority. We strictly adhere to safety and security guidelines at all times. Our treks are accompanied by certified trek leads (both male and female) to ensure a secure environment. Additionally, our accommodations are chosen with a keen eye on safety measures.

  1. What are my payment options?

We offer multiple payment options through our website for your convenience. Alternatively, you can also reach out to us and pay directly via UPI to avoid any payment gateway charges.

  1. I'm traveling solo, can I join the group?

Absolutely! Our treks are designed to ensure a wholesome experience for everyone, embracing the beauty of nature, culture, heritage, and camaraderie. As one of India's top community travel groups, we welcome all solo travelers to join our trekking adventures.

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