Makalidurga Trek, Bangalore

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


About Makalidurga Trek, Bangalore:

Nestling on the top of the hill, Makalidurga is the best destination near Bangalore to embark on a trekking adventure. It is a place filled with spirituality and heritage with the old temple of Shiva with Nandi. With a lake snuggling on the west side of the hill, the destination becomes a perfect one to explore. Explore the fort of Vijaynagar used by its empire to train the soldiers and a Shiva temple as you ascend.


About The Activity:

  • The timings of the Makalidurga Trek are from 10:00 PM on Day 1 to 12:00 PM on day 2.
  • Get indulged in this overnight experience of night trekking near Bangalore at Makalidurga.
  • Get picked up from your respective pick-up points and set off on your journey to the base village of Makalidurga night trek.
  • Reach the base location and get ready to embark on your exciting trek of 7-8 KM distance and hike to a height of 1117 m.
  • Begin this exciting trek after the briefing and guidance of an experienced instructor.
  • Traverse through the rugged trails and enjoy rock climbing activity along with the fascinating views of the lake from the top along and explore the surroundings that include an ancient Shiva temple and old remnants of the fort.
  • Stay there and soak in the spell-binding views of the stunning sunrise with your companions.
  • Start descending to your base location, followed by a visit to the nearest local restaurant to get freshened up.
  • Have your breakfast there and head back to Bangalore in shared transfers.


  • Embark on this exciting night trek to Makalidurga Fort with your companions that is situated at a height of 1117 m

  • Explore the Makalidurga Fort along with a Shiva temple and witness some stunning views of the sunrise

  • Indulge in rock-climbing activity as you make your way through the rugged path to reach the top

  • Experience the trek with the assistance of a guide and know more about the culture and history of the location

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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 form 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 cancellation are made 15 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 75.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation 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

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