Etthina Bhuja Monsoon Trek

Ettina bhuja

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Ettina Bhuja literally means ox’s shoulder. At 1,300 meters above sea level, it is situated in the Dakshin Kannada district of Karnataka. It lies in close proximity to Dharmasthala and is a part of the Charmadi Ghats. Tall trees, beautiful views, and gorgeous natural backdrops accompany your way up the tiring, yet rewarding journey. As long as you love nature and like pushing yourself a little, you can take up this moderately challenging and fun trek offering a plethora of flora and fauna all along its stretches.

So, what are you waiting for? Just pack your bags and tighten your shoelaces, let us hit the road to experience this adventurous, fun-filled experience.


The Ettina Bhuja trek is a popular hiking trail located in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. It offers stunning views of the surrounding landscapes and is known for its challenging terrain and natural beauty. Here are some highlights of the Ettina Bhuja trek:

  • Scenic Beauty: The trek takes you through dense forests, lush green meadows, and picturesque landscapes. You'll encounter a variety of flora and fauna along the way, including towering trees, vibrant flowers, and exotic bird species.
  • Ettina Bhuja Peak: The highlight of the trek is reaching the Ettina Bhuja Peak, which stands at an elevation of around 1,380 meters (4,526 feet). From the top, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and forests.

  • Camping: The trek offers camping opportunities amidst nature. You can set up your camp at designated camping spots along the trail, allowing you to immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance of the Western Ghats.

  • Waterfalls and Streams: During the monsoon season (June to September), the trek is adorned with numerous waterfalls and streams. You'll come across refreshing water bodies, where you can take a dip and rejuvenate yourself amidst the pristine surroundings.

  • Flora and Fauna: The Western Ghats are renowned for their rich biodiversity, and the Ettina Bhuja trek provides ample opportunities to witness it firsthand. Keep an eye out for various species of birds, butterflies, reptiles, and even rare and endemic plant species that are native to this region.

Over night Journey

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Non A/C Pushback seater

Overnight journey from Banglore to Ettina Bhuja.

On Friday, Get picked up in Bangalore from the following points and start your Ettina Bhuja trekking tour. The exact pick-up location and time will be confirmed after the booking.

Pickup locations are:-​​​​​​

  • Indiranagar
  • Domlur
  • Yeshwantpur
  • Gorgunte Playa

Devaramane Bettada Byraveshwara Temple

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Breakfast, Dinner

(Breakfast Included)

Check into homestay Early morning and freshen up.

have hearty breakfast, and prepare for sightseeing as follows:

  • Devaramane, experience the tranquility of the Western Ghatsof western ghats region.
  • Back to homestay have lunch
  • Betta Byraveshwara Temple is ancient temple situated in middle of the western ghats, offers a panoramic view.

Back to homestay freshup, have dinner and chill.

Ettina bhuja trek Abbi falls Manjarabad fort

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  • Wakeup freshup  Start the trek by 05.30 am and reach the peak by 06.30 am.
  • Watch the magical sunrise from the peak with clouds below your feet.
  • We will explore the surroundings with beautiful views.
  • Head back to the base by 09.30 am and savour some Scrumptious breakfast.
  • On the way visit abbi falls 
  • Visit the famous, star-shaped Manjarabad Fort. Take countless selfies.
  • Have lunch on the way and leave for Bangalore.
  • Reach Bangalore before 10:00 pm With Mountain full of memories (approx.).

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Backpackers United is the leading and fastest-growing Travel Community, founded in 2017, that offers exceptional travel experiences in India. Our team of young, dynamic, and passionate travelers is committed to exploring the great outdoors through sustainable nature trails. We believe in providing a unique travel experience that takes our fellow travelers off the beaten path to discover the hidden gems of nature. We offer a diverse range of travel services, including treks to unexplored places in both North and South India, Cycling Tours, Holiday Packages, Sightseeing, Backpacking Trips, Corporate treks, Team Outings, Personality Development through adventure activities, experiential learning trips specially curated for school and college students, a variety of Adventure activity packages, and much more. Our experienced travel planning team curates each itinerary to ensure every penny is worth the experience. At Backpackers United, we have executed over 2K trips for more than 20,000 enthusiastic travelers, and our weekend treks and trips from Bengaluru are the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. We offer customizable travel packages that cater to specific needs and requirements, ensuring a personalized and memorable experience. Our commitment to sustainable tourism and responsible travel ensures that we leave a positive impact on the communities we visit. We encourage travelers to explore the great outdoors in a way that respects and preserves nature, and we promote eco-friendly practices in all our trips and treks. Join our community of adventure seekers, and experience the thrill of exploring nature in a unique and sustainable way. Book your next adventure with Backpackers United and make unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

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  • Transportation from Bangalore to Bangalore (non A/C)
  • Comfortable and hygienic vehicle.
  • Experienced Driver
  • Trek lead from Backpackers united.
  • 2 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner.
  • Local Malnad Food


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


  • Xerox ID proof (Aadhar or other Gov. ID) 
  • Good trekking shoes
  • Lunch Box 
  • Strong backpack for trekking 
  • Reusable water bottles      
  • Sunscreen, Sunglasses Cap/hat
  • Toiletries
  • Leach Repellent like Body sparay / Dettol / Sanitizer
  • 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

  • If cancellations made are 30 days before the date of travel then 10.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellations are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellations are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellations are made 3 days to 7 days before the date of travel then 75.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellations are made 0 days to 3 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees

Terms and Conditions

  • Any photos or videos taken during the trip by Backpackers United's content creators or clients are owned by Backpackers United and can only be used by the company for advertising purposes. No one else can use the content for commercial use without obtaining proper permission from Backpackers United.
  • Full payment for the trip must be completed before the trip begins. Failure to complete payment may result in the cancellation of the trip.
  • All travellers must have a valid government-issued ID that will be verified before boarding. No boarding will be allowed without a valid ID.
  • The transfer of bookings is not allowed. Only the names mentioned at the time of confirmation will be allowed to travel.
  • For international travel, clients must ensure that their passport is valid for at least six months from the date of intended travel and not damaged in any way. Backpackers United is not responsible for clients who book travel with passports that do not meet this requirement. Any denial of entry at immigration or any additional cost arising from alternate arrangements for deportation must be borne by the travellers.
  • No refunds will be given for any inclusions that are not utilized by the client.
  • Travelers are responsible for their luggage and belongings. Backpackers United is not responsible for any damage or missing items.
  • The time of departure is fixed and all travellers must report at the pickup point 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure. The air conditioning will be switched off in the hills and the driver will have the discretion to turn off the AC during the trip for safety reasons.
  • Drinking and smoking are strictly prohibited during the tour. Backpackers United's tours involve physically demanding activities such as trekking and camping at high altitudes, so clients are advised to be in good physical shape.
  • Backpackers United is not responsible for any accidents, bodily injury, illness, death, loss or damage to baggage or property, or any damages or claims arising from negligence or delay by any person not employed by Backpackers United.
  • Any misconduct or indiscipline will not be tolerated during the tour.
  • Backpackers United is not responsible for any delays or alterations to the itinerary due to natural hazards, accidents, weather conditions, landslides, political closures, or any untoward incidents.
  • Backpackers United does not provide any insurance policies to cover sickness or accidents, or losses due to theft or other reasons.
  • Alterations to the itinerary may be necessary due to various factors, such as weather and road conditions, and the physical ability of participants, in the interest of safety, comfort, and general well-being. 

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