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Best if taken early morning to view sunrise

- Easy trek of less than 4km (moderate for the first time trekkers) - trek starts at 4AM, you will... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nice trekking point near Bangalore

This is one of the good trekking point near Bangalore. You can book online in “Myecotrip.com”. You... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Bangalore District, India
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Nandi Hills | 3 Km from Chikballapur, Chikkaballapur, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Skandagiri, also known as Kalavara Durga or Kalwarbetta, is a mountain fortress located around 65 km from Bangalore city. We spent our 2019 new year dawn at Skandagiri. It was the best new year morning I ever had. Absolutely splendid view, Sea of fog, the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Skandagiri Hills is an amazing beauty of nature. People often go her for trekking. Let me tell you about my trekking experience. We went to skandagiri Hills on bikes from Bangalore. When you reach the trekk start point. You need to park your vehicles there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
14  Thank VinamraJ8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- Easy trek of less than 4km (moderate for the first time trekkers) - trek starts at 4AM, you will reach in 1.5hr to top - It's specialty is sunrise, so it may not be worth if you do trekking during noon, best in early...More

Date of experience: December 2018
8  Thank iamkamalnayan
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We have to take prior permission from Karnataka Forest department online on myecotrips.com. October to March is good time.

Date of experience: October 2018
6  Thank KripakarU1
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of the good trekking point near Bangalore. You can book online in “Myecotrip.com”. You can buy ticket on the trekking starting point as well. Though they have classified this as moderate trekking, actually its tough if you are not a regular trekking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank navneethkrishnan
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Pay Rs. 260 per head to enter here. Allowed to go here only from 6am to 9am. But we went after 9 am by requesting. I am not sure why we paid the amount because no police asked us by stopping us. We only went...More

Date of experience: September 2018
12  Thank VivekT521
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I would say It vl be nice if u start trekking around 1 or 2 am in the morning it will be a perfect time to start. It will take around 2 hrs to trek and reach to the top. We started at 6:20 and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
10  Thank Santosh k
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Skandagiri is one trek which is great when done in full-moon night. Its a famous night trek near Bangalore. Of late, the local police have banned night trek here due to some accidents on the hill. So its advised to check with locals whether its...More

Date of experience: July 2017
7  Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

PPL here r not frndly They only need money It's not a place which is worth of paying U would try Nandi hills & it will be good

Date of experience: June 2018
13  Thank chethang85
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Excellent place to spend a day here but the trek should start around 3/4 am night. The trekking is pretty exhausting but when you reach the top of the hill its pretty of worth it. U will sweat to every single drop of water in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
12  Thank abinashg19
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