Bidarakatte Night Trek from Bangalore

Daily Tour 1 Nights Availability: July 31, 2022
Savandurga Hill, Karnataka, India One day outing, Corporate Outing, Institutional Outing, Local experiences, Sunrise Treks


Biddarakatte hill situated around 60km from Bangalore is Asia’s largest monolith (approx. 4220ft above sea level). To secure the ultimate adventure and ensure a smooth experience, book the best trip to Bidarakatte Night Trek on online in advance. Savandurga is composed of two hills namely ‘Karigudda’ or the ‘black hill’ and ‘Biligudda’ or the ‘white hill’. The former trail is less preferred, since it requires a permit as it is more extreme and uncovered. The ruins of a fort that once served as a prison can be seen at the crest of the hill. It was also called as Savanadurga or the fort of death due to its steep natural formation. The Savandurga night trek brings about some steep slopes and boulders that acts as a hindrance on your way, but the 5km trek (approx.) is considerably moderate and will give you the satisfaction of a trek. Get ready for a thrilling Bidarakatte Night Trek and experience by booking package with us and witnessing the stunning panoramic views under the starry night sky.

The Savandurga night trek is a moderate one. Advance up by trekking through the hill to reach the crest, one can enjoy the scenic beauty of the forest around, although the hill is almost barren, the landscape makes up for it by letting you capture some panoramic views. Unwind by the campfire, brood over or spill your tales to your friends. An end to, may be a perfect getaway is marked at dawn and you can descend and make a beeline for Bangalore after breakfast at Ramanagara. Secure your spot for the Bidarakatte night trek adventure by booking with us and discover the magic of the night sky in the wilderness.

Information about Bidarakatte Night Trek

  • Slots for the trip: Usually between 10-50
  • Distance: Around 60 kms from Bengaluru
  • Starting time: Friday/Saturday night at 11 PM approx
  • Ending time: Saturday/Sunday afternoon around 1.30 PM approx
  • Stay: No Stay
  • Food: 1 Breakfasts (Veg)
  • Local Style Home Based Food
  • Trek difficulty: Moderate- Challenging
  • Duration of the Trip: 1 Night
  • Trail Type: Grasslands, Thick Forests, Ever-Flowing streams, and steep inclinations


Itinerary for Bidarakatte Night Trek

11:00 PM Pick up starts from Bangalore

03:00 AM Reach Ramanagara

03:30 AM Start the hike to peak Savandurga

05:30 AM Finish the hike, relax

06:30 AM Relax until sunrise

07:00 AM Descend towards the base

09:00 AM Head to the nearby restaurant. Freshen up & have breakfast  and start the water activities like swimming and kayaking.

10:30 AM Head back to Bangalore

12:30 PM Reach Bangalore

Group size:

As per the Government, COVID 19 Guidelines to follow Social Distancing the number of people in a vehicle will be as follows

 Traveler: 10-15 pax + 1 Trek Leader

 Minibus: 25-30 pax + 1 Trek Leader

What’s included Bidarakatte Night Trek

  • Transportation
  • Meals – 1 Breakfast (All veg)
  • Water activities like kayaking and swimming
  • Trek Leads from NammaTrip

What’s not included Bidarakatte Night Trek

  • Any Personal expenses like snacks, water, etc.
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions

Pick up points

1. Marathahalli (11.00 PM) – Near Kalamandir

2. Silk Board (11:30 PM) – Bus Stop, Opposite To Pizza Hut

3. BTM (11:45 PM) Udupi Garden Bus Stop, Opposite To A2B

4. Banashankari (12.15 AM) – Banashankari Bus Stop

5. Gopalan Arcade Mall (12.30 AM) – Rajarajeshwari Nagar Arch

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.

Things to Carry

  • 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)
  • Cap/hat
  • Toiletries: – comb, towel, soap, tissue paper, Toothbrush and other essentials etc. (if necessary)
  • Raincoat or a poncho
  • Personal medication if any
  • A torch with new batteries (can be managed by mobile light)
  • One plastic box if you want to carry energy boosters like Chocolate bars, flavored milk, Juice packs, Glucon-D, etc. should keep waste rappers with self, till you reach back to homestay or bangalore, it is necessary to maintain forest cleanliness as a traveler
  • Sweaters/Jacket to bear the cold weather
  • Good trekking shoes
  • Camera/DSLR (if interested)
  • Extra cash for Personal expenses/Meals not included


  • Cleanliness is Our top most priority.Please do not throw trash out anywhere in the open.
  • Your equipment and equipment distributed are to be carried by self, like bags, sticks, etc.
  • As you are exploring nature, don’t expect luxury. Washrooms are only available at the hotel campsite (you reach the hotel/campsite for breakfast).
  • You agree to indemnify yourself for the risks involved in the outings varying from destinations to destinations.
  • NammaTrip is not responsible for misplacing/loss of any personal belongings.

Cancellation Policy:

  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get canceled. In such cases, we will try our best to provide an alternative feasible solution. However, a refund will not be applicable for the same.
  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • Age limit: 10+
  • Our facilities are neat and basic, not luxurious
  • Our accommodations are many times sleeping bags and Tents, Dormitories, rooms with beds and sometimes just sleeping bags under the glittering sky.
  • The average level of fitness is required to participate in the trek. We will not be responsible if any participant is unable to get to the summit due to their own limitations.
  • The food provided will be basic delicious Vegetarian food.
  • NammaTrip shall not be responsible for any of your belongings, valuables, jewelry, etc.
  • We expect every participant to be responsible for littering. Please keep every place we visit clean.
  • You agree to indemnify yourself for the risks involved in the outings varying from destinations to destinations.
  • We have designated pick up and drop points, make your own arrangements of transports to the desired pick-up point accordingly.
  • We may revise the Terms and Conditions from time to time by updating this posting. The revised terms will take effect when they are posted.
  • Nammatrip is not responsible if any injuries or accidents occur during the event.
  • Any client consuming alcohol, misbehaving, causing delay during the event will be terminated from the event without any prior warning and no refund will be given. Such clients should arrange their own transport to the way back, Nammatrip does not hold the responsibility of terminated clients.
  • Littering, smoking & consumption of alcohol is banned outdoors or anytime during the trek. We will provide you with a time and place to enjoy your drinks.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be canceled and, in such cases, we will try to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.
  • If we cancel the event, we offer a full refund to all the participants.
  • Cancellation / Refund is done by the third party based on their policies.
  • Tickets once booked cannot be exchanged or refunded.
  • We recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes prior at the venue.
  • Rights of admission reserved.


About NammaTrip:

  • We as an Adventure Travel company aim to show you nice people the most beautiful and pristine places in Karnataka.
  • Preserving the cleanliness & beauty of our beautiful land is our topmost priority.
  • Go deep into nature.
  • Hike to see the beauty of the sunrise.
  • Trek to beautiful mountains.
  • Dip in the beaches of our beautiful coast.
  • Hike through the mystical rainforest of the Western Ghats.
  • Experience Karnataka’s beauty



    1. What is the best time to go for  Bidarakatte trek?

      The summer months from March to May are considered to be the best time to go for the  Biddarakatte trek. The weather conditions around this time are pleasant and enjoyable, and you can easily take part in a plethora of activities during these months.

    2. What is Biddarakatte night trek famous for?

      Biddarakatte night trek is a very different experience altogether. There are very few night treks available in India and this is one of them. The path takes you 4,022ft above sea level. On the journey, you will get to trek two different hills that are known as Karigudda’ or the ‘black hill’ and ‘Biligudda’ or the ‘white hill’.

      The evening or night visit gives a kind of thrill and excitement to the experience. You get to see amazing nocturnal beauty and enthusiasts from across the world love witnessing this sight.

    3. What level of fitness is required for Biddarakatte trek?

      A low to medium level of fitness is required to complete the Savandurga trek as you are required to cover a distance of 6 KM. The climb is however easy and the route passes through simple trails which almost everyone can cover. Other than this, even if you have a little knowledge of the activity, you are good to go.

  • How do I get to Biddarakatte ?

    Biddarakatte  is about 60 km from the city of Bangalore. So there are multiple choices to reach here. However, do remember that if you are planning on a night trek make sure you reach a day before so you are well-rested.

    -By air: There are airplanes from all major cities connecting to Bangalore so you can take any flight. From here you can take a bus or hire a car to Savandurga.

    -By train: There is no railway station in Savandurga but there is a train available up to Magadi, which is just at a distance of about 12 km. The time taken from this small town to reach Savandurga is about 20-30 minutes.

    -By Bus: You can avail of a bus from Bangalore or any of the nearby towns to reach the destination too.

  • What is the maximum altitude of Biddarakatte ?

    The maximum altitude of Biddarakatte is about 4,022ft. The trek to the top of the mountains is an amazing journey and there are a lot of people who also opt for night trek to Savandurga. The altitude is about 1226 meters.

  • What is the Biddarakatte night trek difficulty?

    Night trek in Biddarakatte difficulty is moderate and there is no need for you to be a professional or have prior trekking experience. Those who are trekking for the first time can easily opt for this route also. The only thing to remember is that being a night journey, you need to be careful especially with your balance in the rocky terrains.
  • How is the weather of Biddarakatte ?

    The temperatures at Savandurga range from about 18 degrees to 31 degrees centigrade through the year. It gets a little warmer during the summer months and slightly colder in the winter. But most of the year, the temperatures are consistent which makes it ideal to do a Night trek in Biddarakatte through most of the year.
  • Can you tell me something about Biddarakatte Peak?

    At the peak of the Biddarakatte Hill, you will get to see beautiful mountains and an amazing view. This area also has Asia’s most gigantic Monolithic Rock. The peak of the hill is also the home to the Lord Veerabhadra Swamy Temple’, Here you can view the Nandi’ on top of the Hill which you will be heading towards if you are doing the trek to Biddarakatte .
  • Is trekking allowed in Biddarakatte ?

    Yes, trekking is very much allowed here in fact night trekking is a very popular activity here too. The moderate difficulty trek is enjoyed by thousands over the year.

Savandurga is a hill 60 km west of Bengaluru (Karnataka, India) off the Magadi road, in India. The hill is considered to be among the largest monolith hills in Asia. The hill rises to 1226 m above mean sea level and forms a part of the Deccan plateau.

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