Kodachadri Trek

Kodachadri Peak

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  • 2 Days  1 Nights 
  • Difficulty - Moderate
  • For 10+ years
  • Best Season - Winter (Nov, Dec, Jan) Monsoon (Aug, Sept, Oct)


Kodachadri, a pristine mountain peak nestled in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and trekkers. The peak of this trek is situated at a height of 1,343 m and it is the 10th highest peak in Karnataka.This enchanting destination is renowned for its lush forests, vibrant flora and fauna, and breathtaking landscapes. Kodachadri is a trekker's delight, offering a thrilling and memorable adventure, whether you're a seasoned trekker or a first-time explorer.The trek to Kodachadri Peak is a blend of nature, spirituality, and adventure, making it a must-visit location for those seeking a unique and immersive experience. 


  • Trekking Paradise: Kodachadri is famous for its challenging yet rewarding trekking trails. The journey takes you through dense forests, rolling hills, and lush meadows. The highlight is the final ascent to the peak, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.

  • Biodiversity: The Kodachadri region is teeming with diverse wildlife, including rare and endemic species. Birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts will find it to be an ideal spot for spotting various avian and animal species.

  • Sunset Spectacle: Witnessing the sunset from the peak of Kodachadri is a breathtaking experience. The golden hues cast over the Arabian Sea on clear evenings create a mesmerizing backdrop.

  • Spiritual Significance: Kodachadri is not only a natural wonder but also holds spiritual importance. It is home to the famous Adi Shankaracharya Temple dedicated to the goddess Mookambika. Pilgrims and devotees often visit the temple, adding a spiritual dimension to the trek.

  • Off the Beaten Path: Kodachadri has retained its natural beauty due to limited commercialization. It's an ideal destination for those seeking a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Transfers from Bengaluru to Kodachadri via Bus

Private Vehicle

Non A/C Pushback Seater

On Friday, Get picked up in Bengaluru from the following points and start your Kodachadri 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 to Kodachadri

Trek Day Visit Hidlumane Waterfalls Shri Shankaracharya Peeta Back to stay through Adventurous Jeep ride

Private Vehicle

Jeep ride


Only Dorms are available separate for males and females

All Meals

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Your adventure begins as you arrive at the homestay in Kodachadri early in the morning.
  • After freshening up and having a hearty breakfast, the trek to Kodachadri commences.
  • The journey takes you to Kumble Village and Hidlumane Waterfalls, where you can relax and rejuvenate in the midst of nature.
  • Enjoy a leisurely time near the picturesque waterfall, taking in the tranquil surroundings.
  • Continue your trek to the pinnacle of Kodachadri while relishing the beauty of the Western Ghats.
  • Along the way, take a break for lunch to refuel and enjoy a tasty meal in the lap of nature.
  • Reach the summit of Kodachadri and soak in the serene ambiance and breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes.
  • The day ends with a descent from the peak to the homestay via a Jeep ride (included in the package).
  • Savor a delightful dinner at the homestay and, depending on the weather conditions, enjoy a memorable bonfire to unwind.

Hidlumane Waterfalls
Kodachadri Trek Route
Kodachadri Trek Route
Kodachadri View Point
Checkout Nagara fort Sakrebailu Elephant Camp Return Back to Bengaluru

Private Vehicle

Non A/C Push back Seater


(Breakfast included)

  • Start your day early by waking up to the refreshing morning ambiance. Freshen up and take some time to explore the local surroundings and lush plantations around the homestay.
  • After breakfast, prepare to pack your bags and check out from the campsite.
  • Your next destination is the historic Nagara Fort, known for its cultural and historical significance. Explore the fort and its intriguing past.
  • Continue your journey to the enchanting Sakrebailu Elephant Camp, situated on the serene banks of River Tunga. Here, you can witness the majestic elephants in their natural habitat, offering an up-close and personal encounter with these gentle giants.
  • Enjoy a self-sponsored lunch at your leisure, savoring local flavors and delicacies.
  • As your Kodachadri trekking adventure comes to an end, get ready to head back to Bengaluru, which is scheduled to arrive around 11:00 PM.

Sakrebailu Elephant Camp
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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): Your package includes transportation to and from Bangalore to the trekking location and back. A non-A/C vehicle is provided for your journey, making it convenient and hassle-free.

  • Forest Permits: We handle all the necessary forest permits, ensuring that your trek is conducted within legal and protected areas. This allows you to explore the beauty of Kodachadri without any hassles.

  • Jeep Ride from Peak to Homestay: After an exhilarating day of trekking and reaching the peak, a comfortable jeep ride is arranged to transport you back to the homestay. This eliminates the need for a strenuous downhill trek, providing a convenient and relaxed return.

  • Trek leads from Backpackers United: Experienced and knowledgeable trek leaders from Backpackers United accompany you throughout the trek. They ensure that the journey is safe, enjoyable, and educational, sharing insights about the region and its attractions.

  • 2 Breakfasts: Two nourishing breakfasts are included in your package. Enjoy a wholesome morning meal to start your trek with vitality and enthusiasm.

  • 1 Packed Lunch: During the trek, you'll receive a packed lunch to keep you energized and hydrated while on the move. This ensures that you remain ready for adventure.

  • 1 Dinner: After an adventurous day, you'll be treated to a delicious dinner at the homestay. Savor the flavors of local cuisine and relax, sharing your experiences with fellow trekkers.

  • Homestay: As part of the package, you'll have accommodation in a comfortable homestay. This homely environment provides a peaceful and authentic experience, allowing you to rest and rejuvenate for the next day's adventures.


  • Lunch on Day 3: The package does not cover lunch on the third day. You are responsible for your own meals during this part of the trek.

  • Entry Fees for Sightseeing: Any entry fees or additional charges for sightseeing at specific locations or attractions that are not explicitly mentioned in the inclusions are not included in the package.

  • Personal Expenses: Personal expenses such as additional meals, snacks, shopping, or any other individual expenditures are not part of the package.

  • Anything Not Mentioned in the Inclusions: Any services, activities, or items that are not explicitly mentioned in the inclusions section are not included in the package. Be sure to check the inclusions section for a comprehensive list of what is covered.


  1. Soft Copy of Government ID: Ensure you have a digital copy of your Aadhar card or any other government-issued ID. This is essential for identification purposes.

  2. Good Trekking Shoes: Invest in sturdy and comfortable trekking shoes with good grip to navigate the terrain effectively.

  3. Lunch Box: Pack a lunch box to carry your meals during the trek, as this is not provided as part of the package.

  4. Strong Backpack: Choose a durable backpack that can comfortably carry all your trekking essentials.

  5. Reusable Water Bottles: Stay hydrated with at least one or two reusable water bottles. It's crucial to have enough water during the trek.

  6. Clothes for Two Days: Pack suitable clothing for two days, considering the weather conditions. Layering is often a good strategy for trekking.

  7. Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Cap/Hat: Protect yourself from the sun's rays with sunscreen, sunglasses, and a cap or hat.

  8. Toiletries: Carry essential toiletries like toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, and hand sanitizer. Note that tissue paper and wet wipes are not allowed on the trek.

  9. Energy Snacks: Pack energy-boosting snacks such as juice packs, Glucon-D, and energy bars to keep you energized during the trek.

  10. Polybag: Bring a polybag to store your wet clothes, keeping your backpack dry.

  11. Raincoat or Poncho: Be prepared for unexpected rain by carrying a raincoat or poncho to stay dry.

  12. Personal Medication: If you have any specific medications, be sure to bring them. It's always better to be prepared.

  13. Torch with New Batteries: Carry a torch with fresh batteries, especially if you're trekking in the dark.

  14. Camera (Optional): If you enjoy photography, bring a camera to capture the scenic beauty of the trek.

  15. Long Socks: Consider wearing long socks to protect your legs from insects and provide extra comfort.

  16. Sandals: It's handy to have a pair of comfortable sandals to wear during breaks or at the campsite.

  17. Power Bank: To keep your mobile devices charged for communication and navigation, carry a power bank.


Policy and Terms

  • Cancellations made 30 days or more before the date of travel will incur a cancellation fee of 10.0% of the total tour cost.
  • Cancellations made between 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel will incur a cancellation fee of 25.0% of the total tour cost.-
  • Cancellations made between 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel will incur a cancellation fee of 50.0% of the total tour cost.
  • Cancellations made between 3 days to 7 days before the date of travel will incur a cancellation fee of 75.0% of the total tour cost.
  • Cancellations made 0 days to 3 days before the date of travel will incur a cancellation fee of 100.0% of the total tour cost.

    This cancellation policy is designed to provide clear and transparent guidelines regarding cancellation fees based on the timing of cancellations. Please take note of these terms before booking your adventure.

Terms and Conditions

Please carefully read and understand the following terms and conditions that govern your travel experience with Backpackers United.

  • Ownership of Content: 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 commercially without permission from Backpackers United.
  • Payment: Full payment for the trip must be completed before the trip begins. Failure to complete the payment may result in the cancellation of the trip.
  • Valid ID: All travelers must have a valid government-issued ID that will be verified before boarding. No boarding will be allowed without a valid ID.
  • Transfer of Bookings: The transfer of bookings is not allowed. Only the names mentioned at the time of confirmation will be allowed to travel.
  • Passport Requirements: 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 travelers.
  • Unused Inclusions: No refunds will be given for any inclusions that are not utilized by the client.
  • Luggage and Belongings: Travelers are responsible for their luggage and belongings. Backpackers United is not responsible for any damage or missing items.
  • Departure Time: The departure time is fixed, and all travelers must report at the pickup point 30 minutes before 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.
  • Prohibited Activities: 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.
  • Liability: 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.
  • Conduct: Any misconduct or indiscipline will not be tolerated during the tour.
  • Alterations to Itinerary: 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. 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.
  • Insurance: Backpackers United does not provide insurance policies to cover sickness, accidents, or losses due to theft or other reasons.By booking a trip with Backpackers United, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to abide by these terms and conditions. Your safety and enjoyment during the trip are our top priorities, and we appreciate your cooperation and adherence to these guidelines.

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