Madhugiri Fort Trek

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  • 1 Days 
  • Difficulty - Moderate
  • For 10+ years
  • Best Season - Spring (Feb, March, April) Monsoon (Aug, Sept, Oct)


About Madhugiri:

Madhugiri Fort is a popular historical landmark located in the town of Madhugiri in the Tumkur district of Karnataka, India. It is known for being one of the largest monolithic rock formations in Asia. The fort stands tall on a single hill, also called Madhugiri Hill, which is a part of the Deccan Plateau.



    • Madhugiri Trek is a popular trekking destination located in the town of Madhugiri in the Tumkur district of Karnataka, India. The highlight of the trek is the Madhugiri Fort, which is situated atop a monolithic hill and offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
    • The Madhugiri Trek is considered moderately difficult. The ascent involves climbing steep rock-cut steps and navigating through narrow paths.
    • The Madhugiri Fort is situated at an elevation of 3,930 feet (1,200 meters) above sea level.

    Private Vehicle

    Non Ac/ Push back seats

    Stay Not Applicable


    • About the activity:

    • 6:00 AM: Departure from Bengaluru and have breakfast on your way.
    • Arrival at Madhugiri
    • Start your trek to Madhugiri Fort. The trek involves climbing steep rock-cut steps and can be challenging, so ensure you by wearing appropriate trekking shoes.
    • Reach the top of Madhugiri Fort and take some time to explore the ruins and historical structures.
    • Enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding hills, valleys, and villages from the fort's vantage point. and enjoy a packed lunch amidst the scenic surroundings.
    • Start your descent from Madhugiri Fort.
    • Reach Bangalore and end this wonderful experience.

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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-AC/Cest Permits)
    • Trek leads from Backpackers United
    • Local Guides
    • Breakfast


    • Personal Expenses
    • Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions.


    • Xerox ID proof (Aadhar or other Gov. ID) 
    • Good trekking shoes 
    • Strong backpack for trekking 
    • Reusable water bottles      
    • Cloths 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

    • If cancellations are made 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 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 commercially without permission from Backpackers United.
    • 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.
    • All travelers 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 travelers.
    • 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 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.
    • 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 insurance policies to cover sickness, 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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