Kudremukh Trek

2 Days

  • Home stay | Tents stay
  • Tempo Traveller or Bus
  • 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • 10-30
  • Suitable throughout the year
  • 4-5 hours


About Place

Kudremukh is the heaven in South India blessed with lush green meadows everywhere the charismatic effect of the place remains forever insight. It surprises everyone with its beauty and also the third highest peak in Karnataka makes it challenging at the same time. An ideal place if you love nature and can’t resist being in the wild.

In Kannada,’Kudre’ means Horse and ‘Mukha’ means Face and literally Kudremukh means Horse-face and gets its name because of a specific view of the mountain which almost resembles a horse’s face. It is a trek of moderate difficulty, a weekend is all you need to hike this mountain. The landscape you traverse will mostly be wide green grasslands, and a few patches of forest.


  • Slots for the trip: Usually between 10-20
  • Food: 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner (All Veg included)
  • Local Style Home Based Food
  • Trek difficulty: Moderate Challenging-Tough
  • stay : Home stay on sharing basis
  • Duration of the Trip: 2 Days/1 Nights
  • Where: Near Kalasa, Chickmagalur, The amazing Western Ghats of Karnataka
  • Trek Distance: 21 km Approximate
  • Trail Type: Grasslands, Thick Forests, Ever-Flowing streams, and steep inclinations


  • Traveler:10-15 pax + 1 Trek Leader
  • Minibus: 25-30 pax + 1 Trek Leader

    PICK UP POINTS:Following are the pick-up points & timings in Bangalore on Friday Night:

    • Indiranagar
    • Domlur
    • Yeshwantpur
    • Gorgunte Palya

    Drop points are same as the pickup points

    Once you’ve booked your tickets, we will reach out to you and provide you with more information like exact pick-up times, exact location, coach details and more on WhatsApp.

    Any changes in Pick Up locations will be notified to the participants 10-12 hrs before the start of the trip.


  • Face mask and sanitizer
  • Strong backpack for trekking
  • Water bottles are at least 1-2 liters
  • Extra set of clothes (if necessary)
  • A Poly Bag to carry your wet clothes back to Bangalore
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses(optional)

Trip highlights

  • Get the best trekking experience to the third highest peak of Karnataka- Kudremukh at an elevation of 6,207 feet above the sea level
  • Immerse in the lush greenery of the rugged trails of Chikmagalur having vast stretches of forests, meadows and occasional springs
  • Spend some quality time with your friends at the end of the day while enjoying a bonfire amidst the woods
  • Capture the breathtaking glimpses of the Kudremukh peak along with the Shola woodland while trekking through the forests


Day 1 :

• On the first day of your Kudremukh walk, you will arrive at Kudremukh National Park.
• Stop by your way to have a delicious and scrumptious breakfast before heading towards your camp.
• Begin with your 22 km roundtrip trek to the Kudremukh at 9:00 AM.
• Before ascending to the summit, have lunch halfway.
• Reach the top, and from there, take in the breathtaking view of the lovely surroundings.
• After the trek, return to base camp at 6:00 PM and spend quality time with your friends.
• Have dinner and end your day while enjoying the bonfire.

Day 2 :

• On Day 2, get up and have a delicious breakfast .
• After getting ready, proceed to the stunning Somavathi Waterfall and enjoy its breathtaking views.
• Pay a visit to the beautiful Belur Temple before proceeding for lunch.
• On your way back to Bangalore from Kudremukh, have a self-sponsored lunch.
• Return to Bangalore around 10:00 PM with a bagful of splendid memories.


  • Transportation ( to & from Bangalore)
  • Accommodation at our cozy Homestay/Tent Stay on a sharing basis — Separate rooms for men & women
  • Meals — 2 Breakfast, 1 Packed Lunch, 1Dinner (All veg)
  • Forest Permits
  • Trek Permit
  • Forest Guide
  • Campfire (If weather permits)


  • Lunch on Sunday & any other meals not included
  • Any Personal expenses like snacks, water, etc.
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions


Why is Kudremukh famous for?

The Kodachadri trek is tough but not the toughest. If you are a beginner then it is best that you take the jeep and then do the 5 km of the trek for an easy experience.

Which are the best places to visit near Kudremukh?

Some other attractions that can be seen near Kudremukh are-

1) Jamalabad Fort: Around 87 Kms from Kudremukh, the glorious Jamalabad Fort is a primeval hilltop rampart. Built by Tipu Sultan in the year 1794, this fort was earlier known as Narasimha Ghad, denoting the Granite Hill on which this fort was built.

These days, Jamalabad Fort has become a popular tourist destination, especially amid trekkers. The top of this fort offers stunning panoramic views of the entire Kudremukh range which is breathtakingly beautiful. The sunrise and sunsets are the highpoints of this place.

2) Lakya Dam: Built on the River Lakya, the famous Lakya Dam is situated on the borders of the town. It is a check dam which is a tributary to river Bhadra. Lakya Dam offers spellbinding scenic beauty as it is made in the backdrop of lush green forests, hilly landscapes, and gushing river. It is an ideal place to spend a quiet evening along with your family as the scenic beauty of sunset amid the shiny water is simply beautiful and immortal.

3) Gangamoola: This is the place of origin of three rivers- Tunga, Netravati and Bhadra. Gangamoola, which is also known as Varha Parvata is located within the borders of Kudremukh National Park which overall enhances the beauty of the place. The Temple of Goddess Bhagvati and Lord Varha made in a small cave, from where 1 of the 3 river starts is a prevalent attraction here. You can reach Gangamoola after a trek of approximately 2 km which comes between Sringeri and Kudremukh.

4) Hanuman Gundi Falls: Hanuman Gundi Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls around Kudremukh. It is about 15 kilometres away from the town, which is nestled amid the hilly region of Karkala and Lakya Dam. Also famous as Sustainable Falls, it falls from an enormous height of 100 ft. on natural boulders and rocks which creates majestic views.

A staircase of 300 steps needs to be climbed in order to reach Hanuman Gundi Falls. Every step is worth it once you see the magnificence of this place. The best time to visit the fall is during monsoons when the lake is swollen with water and this waterfall showcases its beauty in the best possible way.

5) Rock Cut Garden: The Rock Cut Garden is a beautiful man-made garden which is located at the lovely Kemmanagundi Hill Station. Made in order to preserve the beauty, elegance, and charm of Mother Nature, this gorgeous garden has a lot to offer.

The assortment of flowers is the major attraction for tourists. The views of the empyrean mountain range and the stunning valleys surrounding Bhadra Reservoir are surreal. Truly a heaven for natural beauty admirers.

6) Kalasa: Merely a few kilometers from Kudremukh, Kalasa is known for its primeval Kalasehwara Temple which is devoted to Lord Shiva. Located on the banks of the Bhadra River, this small temple town means a vessel or pot which is thought to have come into reality during the marriage of Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva. Other than the temple, Kalasa is famous for its extensive Ayurveda and coffee plants.

What is the best time to go for Kudremukh trek?

The best time to go for Kudremukh trek is during the monsoon and winter months that is from June to February. The weather remains pleasant and you get to see the most beautiful sight of the lush green hills and valleys.

What is the Kudremukh trekking route?

The Kudremukh trekking route starts from the Kundremukh base camp. From here, you have to trek about 22 km to reach the Kundremukh peak, which is the endpoint. The picturesque beauty of nature around, while trekking will leave you astounded. Also, the panoramic view from the hilltop is simply mesmerizing.

What kind of clothes and equipment should I carry for Kudremukh trekking?

Here are the few things that you must carry for Kudremukh trek:

  • Backpack with broad straps,
  • Raincoat/Poncho,
  • Personal medications and toiletries,
  • Sweater/ jackets,
  • Sports shoes,
  • Flashlight with extra batteries,
  • Sunscreen/cap,
  • Track pants and full sleeve cotton T-shirt,
  • Torch,
  • Goggles,
  • Mosquito repellents

What is the average temperature in Kudremukh all year round?

The hill station of Kudremukh experiences moderate to humid climate all-around the year. The hill station is nestled in the Western Ghats and due to this, it experiences heavy rainfall in the monsoon and humid winds throughout the year.

  1. The temperature in Summer Season: The temperature in Kudremukh in Summer Season ranges from 22 degrees Celsius to 35 degrees Celsius.
  2. The temperature in Monsoon Season: The temperature in Kudremukh in Monsoon ranges from 17 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius.
  3. The temperature in Winter Season: The coldest time of the year in Kudremukh, the temperature in Kudremukh during the Winter Season ranges from 20 degrees Celcius to 10 degrees Celsius.


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