Makalidurga Day Trek

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  • Difficulty - Moderate
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Makkalidurga is 60kms away from Bengaluru after Dodda Ballapur. Makkalidurga, also known as Gunjur Hill, is situated at Makalidurga village, 12 km from Ghati Subramanya. On the top is a magazine house called as Maddinanave built out of brick and mortar with an oval shaped window-like opening. A succession of dilapidated fort walls and a temple housing the statue of Linga and Nandi tells the tale of Sage Markandeya performing penance here for a long time.

Though the ascent is tedious, the summit offers inquisitive 360° landscape views. The jabbing dry grass is an irritant in dry months and is challenging to discover the grass-covered route during the rains. Expect high winds and fog on the hilltop. The awesome sight of the train chugging at the foothills seems straight out of a children's storybook.


  • Difficulty level : Moderate
  • Trek Length : 5 Kms in total (Two way)
  • Altitude : 1350 Meter
  • Distance from Bangalore : 60 Kms 
  • Minimum Age : 6 Years 
  • Weather : 28 to 32 Degrees (March to June)

Tentative Schedule

06:30 AM - Pick up from BMC, Indiranagar
06:45 AM - Pick up from Domlur Sky Walk, Opp to Domlur Bus Stop
07:00 AM - Pick up from Sapphire Toys, Richmond Road
07:30 AM - Pick up from Esteem Mall Hebbal
08:00 AM - Have breakfast on the way and pack lunch
09:30 AM - Start Trekking, Reach peak, explore. Have packed lunch 
14:30 PM - Trek down and Depart to Bangalore                         
18:00 PM  - Reach Bangalore

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Bangalore Mountaineering Club started on 27th May 2004 as a social organisation for enthusiastic adventurers. We undertake and organize adventure events such as trekking, backpacking, camping, Jungle safari, White Water Rafting, Rock-climbing, Rappelling, Jumaring, Parasailing, Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, Scuba Diving, Sky-diving etc. Join this group if you love nature and are really interested in Fun & Adventure.

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  • Non A/C Transport from Bangalore to Bangalore
  • 1 Breakfast (Veg)
  • 1 Packed Lunch (Veg)
  • Trekking Permit
  • Basic First- aid support
  • Instructor from BMC


  • GST
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions


  • Personal medication (if any)
  • One strong Backpack.
  • Water bottles (enough to carry at least 2 litres of water)
  • Energy Food (Chocolate bars, flavoured milk, Electrolyte drinks - Glucose etc.)
  • Empty Lunch box.
  • Camera (Optional)
  • Rain Coat (suggested)


BMC office, Indiranagar

Domlur Sky Walk, Opp to Domlur Bus Stop

Sapphire Toys, Richmond Road (Near Sacred Heart Church)

Esteem Mall, Hebbal

Policy and Terms

BMC’s Cancellation policy For Weekend Departures (Not applicable for Kudremukha, Kodachadri & Netravati) 

  • Cancellation 7 Days Prior To The Date Of Departure - 80% refund.
  • Cancellation 4 Days Prior To The Date Of Departure - 25% refund.
  • Cancellation 2 Days Prior To The Date of Departure - No Refund ( Applicable for weekend departures only)
  • Cancellation with carry forward of the amount for future event (One day before the departure)- Rs.200 for One Day Treks & Rs.500 for Two Day Treks (To be confirmed on Thursday before 4 PM)

    Additional cancellation charges of Rs. 608 for Skandagiri trek, Rs.500 for Makalidurga Trek & Rs.310 for  Savandurga, Ramadevara Betta Chinaga Betta, Kaiwara Betta & Antargange Trek will be applicable along with above cancellation charges. 

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