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Rappelling and day trekking in Skandagiri


This vacations, take experience of adventure like never before. Go for an amazing Skandagiri rappelling and trekking experience with your family and friends! Skandagiri is also famously known as Kalwarbetta or Kalavara Durga. It is about 70 km from Bangalore and about 3kms from Chikballapura. This place is quite close to the popular Nandi hills and the hill peak is about 1350 m. It features wonderful night trek for the people who love rustic outdoors. In case you love the stunning sunrise, altitude camping, and the serene oceans like clouds, you should head for the Skandagiri day trek and rappelling experience now! The ramshackle walls of the Tipu’s fort can be found on the Kalwarbetta steep, near Kalwara village. This is a tame and balanced trek of about 6 kms (one side) till rappelling point as the hill is high and precipitous. The trek begins from Papagni temple at the Kalwara village foothills. The fortress of the Kalwarbetta is in complete sight around the walk uphill. This fantastic and steep trek through a maze of the dense shrub is very intriguing for the hardcore adventure lovers.


There are 2 caves , one begins from the base and according to the locals, it leads to the temple at the peak. The other one is somewhere in the midway which is around 30 ft. only.



1) Indulge in various adrenaline sightseeing views and enjoy the views of the ambient nature in the backdrop.

2) Enjoy the picturesque landscape under the dawn sky and witness the beautiful sunrise from the hilltop of Skandagiri.

3) Experience the Skandagiri Hills trek with the assistance of a guide and learn more about the culture and history of the location.


About The Tour

Activity Location: Skandagiri, Bangalore

Start time: 06:00 AM

End time: 06:00 PM

Activity duration: 12 hours (approx.)

Height: 4,757 ft.

Trek Distance: 4 km

Trek Difficulty: Moderate

About Skandagiri Day Adventure:

Skandagiri Hill, also known as Kalavara Durga, is around 62 km away from Bangalore and overlooks Nandi Hills and Muddenahalli. The peak is at an altitude of 1,450m almost touching the white clouds at the top.

Grab a chance for a tedious hike along with your friends in the Skandagiri Trek. The 7 km up and downhill tour offers a steep passage and a dense shrub through which you will be exploring a few historical forts such as Kalwarbetta. Cross six series of stonewalls to reach the temple situated at the top. On the path, there will also be two mysterious caves (one at the bottom and the second at the peak) where the trekkers can halt and discover some of the fun historical and local facts.

After lunch, you will embark on the journey to Nandi Hills from the scenic beauty of Bangalore can be embraced. Nandi Hills became so popular for its sunrise and sunset points. Here, watching lush greenery and using boulder hopping would be a perfect culmination of your venturous day.

In the end, you must halt for some time to absorb the energy of the place which will be reminiscing in the coming years for you!

About the Activity:

1) Skandagiri Day Adventure package is inclusive of day trekking, transfers to and from Bangalore, and meals.

2) Begin this thrilling experience by departing from Bangalore.

3) To ensure that you keep up with your energy levels, the trip will have delicious meals including breakfast.

4) Reach Ramanagara, where you can enjoy a refreshing and filling tea & snacks, followed by proceeding towards the Skandagiri Day Adventure

5) Know more about the activity with a brief explanation from the guide and begin with the enthralling Skandagiri Day Adventure expedition

6) Reach the top of the Skandagiri by approximately 1 PM and preview the landscapes under the dawn sky.

7) Enjoy the beautiful sights and prepare to head back down to the base. Grab your afternoon lunch at the base camp.

8) After 2 hours, you will depart towards Bangalore around 03:30 PM. Get back home with splendid memories.


Tour Plan

Day 1

06:00 AM pick up from RR Nagar 

08:00 AM have breakfast on the way

09:00 AM start trek to Skandagiri Hill and Rappelling, 8km up and down 

02:30 PM have lunch 

03:30 PM start back to Bangalore

05:00 PM reach back to Bangalore


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Where Skandagiri
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