Ettina Bhuja Trek, Chikmagalur

Daily Tour 2 days 1 night Availability: September 23, 2022
Ettina Bhuja, Byrapura, Karnataka 577132, India Long Weekend Getaways, Local experiences


About Ettina Bhuja Trek, Chikmagalur:

Chikmagalur tour packages offer a great way to explore the stunning natural beauty and cultural richness of the region, with options ranging from adventure activities like trekking and camping to sightseeing tours of historical sites and scenic spots. You can compare different Ettina Bhuja Trek package options online booking to find one that suits your budget, fitness level, and trekking preferences. Trek to Ettina Bhuja, a challenging and picturesque trek in the Western Ghats, offers trekkers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape and an opportunity to explore the diverse flora and fauna of the region. The Charmadi Ghat is one of the most famous western Ghats famous for its stunning views and natural surroundings. Ettina Bhuja is one such mountain that is a part of the Charmadi range at an altitude of 1300 m (4,265 ft). It is situated in the Mudigere range of the Chikmagalur district. The name Ettina Bhuja denotes “Ox’s shoulder” which is one of the unexplored treks in Karnataka. Embark on this exciting trekking and cherish this wonderful experience. For a challenging and rewarding trekking experience in Karnataka, booking an Ettina Bhuja trek is a must-do activity for adventure enthusiasts

Itinerary about Ettina Bhuja Trek


  • Pick up starts from Bangalore on Friday evening at 08.00 PM


  • Reach the resort in Maragunda, freshen up, have breakfast, get ready to start the trek.
  • Travel for 30 mins to reach the trek starting point
  • Carry only water bottles and snacks if required.
  • Trek through one of the beautiful and serene routes in western ghats to reach the peak of Ettina Bhuja.
  • Enjoy the view of Amedikallu, Jenukallu, Deepadakallu from the peak.
  • Start descending to the base and travel back to the resort for lunch.
  • Take bath in hot water, freshen up for a hot cup of coffee/tea and enjoy the beautiful views of peaks in and around the resort.
  • Have an authentic hot dinner and take a sound sleep in the lap of nature.


  • Wake up to the sounds of nature quite early in the morning.
  • Have coffee/tea, freshen up and have breakfast.
  • Enjoy the high rope activities along with zipping, swimming in the river, indoor and outdoor games.
  • Check out and start our journey back to Bengaluru.


What’s included & Excluded

Inclusions : 

  • Transportation (TO&FRO Bangalore)
  • Accommodation at our Trekkers’ Homestay or tents or cottages on a sharing basis – Separate for men & women
  • Meals – 2 Breakfast, 1 Packed Lunch, 1 Dinner (All veg)
  • Tickets & Entry charges to places visited in the itinerary
  • Forest Permits
  • Forest Guide
  • Campfire (If weather permits)
  • Trek Leads from NammaTrip

Exclusions : 

  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions.

Pick up points

  • Yeshwantpur Metro Station
  • Banashankari Metro station

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


    • Please check with your tour operator for any forest permission requirements.
    • A basic level of fitness is compulsory to undertake the trek.
    • There is no need to carry a blanket and mat as you will be given tents and sleeping bags.
    • Do pay heed to the guidelines given by the instructor.
    • Avoid consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicating products during the entire trip.
    • Do not carry valuables or expensive jewelry during the trip.
    • Avoid using earphones during the trek as they might hinder your audibility

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.

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.

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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. Is Ettina Bhuja trek difficult?
  • The Ettina Bhuja trek is a moderately difficult trek. However, the difficulty level of the Ettina Bhuja trek depends on various factors such as the trekker’s physical fitness and prior experience. The trek involves steep climbs and rocky terrains, making it a moderate to challenging trek. Overall, the Ettina Bhuja trek can be physically demanding but the stunning views make it a rewarding experience.

2. Which month is best for Ettina Bhuja?

  • The best time to trek Ettina Bhuja is from November to February, during the winter months. During this time, the weather is pleasant and suitable for trekking, with cool temperatures and clear skies. The monsoon season, from June to September, can make the trail slippery and challenging, and is not the ideal time to trek. In the summer months, from March to May, the temperature can be hot, making it a strenuous trek. Hence, the winter months are considered the best for the Ettina Bhuja trek.

3. How long is Etthina Buja Trek ?

  • Around 6kms round Trip trek takes usually 3 hours.

Ettina Bhuja is one such mountain that is a part of the Charmadi range at an altitude of 1300 m (4,265 ft). It is situated in the Mudigere range of the Chikmagalur district. Ettina Bhuja meaning Ox's shoulder is one of the unexplored treks in Karnataka. Locals call this trek as Shishila Gudda trek.

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