Gangadikal trek


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

The Gangadikal Peak Trek stands as a favoured trekking expedition nestled within the pristine confines of Kudremukh National Park, situated in the picturesque Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka, India. This trek promises a tranquil and less frequented experience, in stark contrast to the more renowned Kudremukh Peak Trek within the same national park. The verdant landscapes of the national park, characterized by lush greenery, undulating hills, and abundant biodiversity, create an enchanting backdrop for nature enthusiasts and trekkers alike. Here, one can revel in the serenity of nature while exploring the captivating beauty of Gangadikal Peak.


  • The trek takes you through dense forests and offers stunning views of the Western Ghats, with its rolling hills and valleys covered in lush greenery.

  • The trek provides an opportunity to spot a variety of wildlife and exotic bird species. The forest is rich in biodiversity, making it a haven for nature lovers.

  • Gangadikal is relatively less crowded compared to some other popular trekking destinations, which means you can enjoy the tranquillity and serenity of nature.

  • The trail can be challenging, with steep ascents and descents. It's suitable for moderate to experienced trekkers, adding an element of adventure to the journey.

Transfers from bangalore to Gangadikal

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Pushback Seater

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

  1. Indiranagar
  2. Domlur
  3. Yeshwantpur
  4. Gorgunte Palya
  • Begin your overnight journey toGangadikal.



All Meals

  • On the first day, you'll commence your journey with an early morning Jeep ride to reach the Homestay.
  • Following a hearty breakfast, we'll proceed to the Forest check post.
  • By 09:00 AM, we'll embark on a 10-kilometre trek to reach the summit of Gangadikal Peak, soaking in the breathtaking scenery of the Shola forest along the way.
  • During our trek to the peak, we'll pause for a midday meal.
  • Upon reaching Gangadikal Peak, you'll be treated to a sweeping panoramic view, encompassing rolling hills, lush forests, and the awe-inspiring expanse of the Western Ghats.
  • After enjoying the serene beauty of the peak, we'll make our way back to the base camp.
  • Upon your return to the homestay, freshen up and savour a delightful high tea.
  • Later in the evening, relish a delicious dinner before retiring for the night.
  • If weather conditions permit, we may also have the opportunity to enjoy a cosy bonfire

Private Vehicle

Pushback seater


  • Start your day by getting up, freshening up, and having a delicious breakfast.
  • Explore the enchanting Somavathi waterfall, taking in its breathtaking beauty.
  • Immerse yourself in the peaceful ambience of the waterfall and let its serenity calm your spirit.
  • On your return journey, make a pit stop at the picturesque Samse Tea Estate.
  • Delight in the vast expanse of vibrant greenery and the tranquil atmosphere of the tea plantations.
  • Proceed to The Belur Chennakeshava Temple, a masterpiece of Hoysala architecture, celebrated for its intricate carvings and devotion to Lord Vishnu.
  • Finally, head back to Bengaluru, carrying a bag filled with cherished memories.

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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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  • Transfers from Bangalore to Bangalore (Non-A/C)
  • Forest Permits.
  • Trek leads from Backpackers United
  • Local Guides
  • 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • Jeep Ride


  • Dinner on Day 3
  • 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      
  • Clothes for two days
  • Sunscreen,Sunglasses Cap/hat
  • Toiletries (Tissue papers & wet wipes etc are not allowed in the trek)
  • 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. 


Policy and Terms

  • If cancellations made are 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 7 days to 15 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 7 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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