Kudremukh Trek Chikmagalur

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Daily Tour 2 days 1 night Availability: November 11, 2022
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Kudremukh Trek Chikmagalur Highlights

Kudremukh is the heaven in South India blessed with lush green everywhere and 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. Plan your trek to Kudremukh easily and conveniently with our online booking service. An ideal place if you love nature and can’t resist being in the wild. Embark on a thrilling Kudremukh trek from Chikmagalur with our convenient and customizable trekking packages.

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 and Kudremukh trek distance is 22km approximate.  The landscape you traverse will mostly be wide green grasslands, and a few patches of forest. Book your Kudremukh trekking adventure with us. You can easily make kudremukh trek booking online through our website.

Kudremukh is a completely Plastic-free and litter-free zone. We would expect the participants to maintain cleanliness throughout the entire trip. Experience the natural beauty of Kudremukh with our customizable tour packages, designed to provide an unforgettable adventure in the scenic hills of Karnataka. Book your Kudremukh trekking adventure with just a few clicks through our easy-to-use online booking system. Experience the natural beauty of Kudremukh trek designed to provide an unforgettable adventure in the Karnataka. Ensure an unforgettable Kudremukh trekking adventure with the help of an expert trek guide – book now!

Kudremukh Trek Overview

  • 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-To-Chikmagalur
  • Stay : Tent stay  on sharing basis
  • Duration of the Trip: 2 Days/1 Nights
  • Where: Near Kalasa, Chickmagalur, Amazing Western Ghats of Karnataka
  • Kudremukh Trek Distance : 22 km Approximate
  • Trail Type: Grasslands, Thick Forests, Ever-Flowing streams, and steep inclinations

Itinerary about Kudremukh Trek Chikmagalur

Day 0 – Overnight Journey to Kudremukh

  • On Friday, Get picked up in Bangalore from the following points and start your Kudremukh trekking tour. The exact time will be confirmed.
    1. Karachi Bakery – Indiranagar
    2. Domlur – New Shanti Sagar Hotel
    3. Yeshwanthpur – Konkan Express Hotel
    4. Gorguntepalya – People Tree Hospital
  • Begin your overnight journey to Kudermukh.

Day 1 – Begin the Kudremukh Trek

  • On the first day of your Kudremukh trek you will reach homestay around 06:00 AM.
  • After having breakfast, we will reach the base camp.
  • From homestay to base camp we do a Jeep ride (Included in our package)
  • By 08:00 AM, we will start trekking to the top of Kudremukh Peak which is approx 22 KM both the ways.
  • En route to the peak, have lunch in the midway.
  • Once we reach the top, all of us can enjoy the relishing view of the serenity the peak has to offer.
  • Return to the base camp around 06:00 PM after a trek to Kudremukh.
  • Enjoy the bonfire.
  • Have the lip-smacking dinner and retire for the night.

Day 2 – Sightseeing | End of Trek

  • On Day 2, around 08:00 AM, you will grab a breakfast.
  • Samse Tea Estate.
  • Kalsa Hanging bridge.
  • Have a self-sponsored lunch on the way back from the Kudremukh trek.
  • Return to Bangalore around 11:00 PM and get back home with splendid memories.


  • Itinerary may change according to the situation, availability, permission.

Kudremukh Trek - Group Size

Traveler:10-15 pax + 1 Trek Lead

Bus: 25-30 pax

What’s included

With Transport Inclusions :

  • Transportation (To & Fro Bangalore) Non Ac & Non sleeper
  • Jeep ride
  • Accommodation at our Tent Stay on a sharing basis
  • Meals – 2 Breakfast, 1 Packed Lunch, 1 Dinner (All veg)
  • Forest Permits
  • Trek Permits
  • Forest Guide
  • Campfire (If weather permits)
  • Trek Leads from NammaTrip

Without Transport Inclusions : 

  • Rooms will be provide to get fresh up .
  • Meals – 1 Breakfast, 1 Packed Lunch (All veg)
  • Forest Permits
  • Trek Permits
  • Forest Guide
  • Campfire (If weather permits)
  • Trek Leads from NammaTrip

Note: For Stay you need to pay an extra 

What’s not included

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

Pick up points

  • Karachi Bakery – Indiranagar 9:00PM
    Domlur – New Shanti Sagar Hotel 9:20PM
    Yeshwanthpur Konkan Express Hotel 10:15PM
    Gorguntepalya – People Tree Hospital 10:30PM

Check Out : Netravati | Bandaje Trek | Kumara Parvatha | Gokarna

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

  • 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)
  • Please don’t carry these this while trekking;
    1) Plastic Water Bottles (refilling to non-plastic bottles is available)
    2) Plastic Lunch Box. (Carry one empty non-plastic Tiffin/Lunch Box)
    3) Carrying Snacks is allowed only without any plastic wrappers while trekking.
  • 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.
  • Feel free to contact this number 9035412999

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.
  • Namma trip can make changes in iternanry due to some restriction or wheather condition.
  • As it is group trek , every one opinion matter here to visit the replaced places.
  • we expect all passenger to support with condition and situation.
  • 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. Is the Kudremukh trek okay for solo travelers?

Absolutely! The Kudremukh trek is ideal for solo travelers, offering a safe and guided environment. Many solo female travelers have successfully completed this trek, thanks to our qualified trek leaders.

2. I am a first-timer. Is this a good Kudremukh trek for me?

Yes, the Kudremukh trek is suitable for beginners, striking a balance between thrilling and easy-going. Children above 16 can also join with parental supervision.

3. What is the best time for the Kudremukh Trek?

Monsoons are from June to September and are accompanied by heavy showers. Although, the region experiences heavy rain, the climate is pleasant and good for witnessing the best of nature. Summers in the region start in March and last till May. It is the best time to visit Kudremukh for those having passion for trekking.

4. Do I have to exercise for this trek?

While the Kudremukh trek is moderate, a certain level of fitness is recommended. Start a fitness regime at least three weeks before the trek, aiming to complete 5 km in under 40 minutes.

5. Can I smoke or consume alcohol during the Kudremukh Trek?

No, smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited to respect the sacred nature of the place and local sentiments.

6. What are the emergency medical facilities available during the Kudremukh Trek?

While trek leaders carry a first aid kit, there is no doctor at the base camp. Those with serious health concerns are advised against the trek.

7. What points should I remember during the Kudremukh Trek?

Harm no plants and animals.
Stay hydrated, avoid smoking and plastic bags.
Respect local culture and traditions.
Keep the surroundings clean.
Check with a physician if you are fit for the trek.

8. What things can be done in my trip to Kudremukh?

Apart from trekking, camping, hiking, and mountain biking, you can enjoy a 360-degree view of the mountains, try local food, have a bonfire, go shopping, and engage in astrophotography, bird watching, and nature photography.

9. What things do I need to carry for the Kudremukh Trek?

Pack essentials like thermal wear, trekking gear, energy bars, water bottles, a waterproof windbreaker, sunglasses, and a first aid kit. Avoid carrying expensive items and use minimal weight.

10. How difficult is the Kudremukh Trek?

The Kudremukh Trek is moderately difficult, involving steep ascents, descents, rocky paths, and dense forests. Prior trekking experience is advised.

11. Is a permit required for the Kudremukh Trek?

Yes, a permit is required from the Forest Department office in Karkala or Kalasa before starting the trek.

12. Are guides available for the Kudremukh Trek?

Yes, guides are required for a safe and informative trek.

13. Are there any accommodation options near Kudremukh?

Limited options are available near Kudremukh.

14. Can beginners undertake the Kudremukh Trek?

You would trek up to the hills to view sunrise and also trek near the streams and waterfalls and other areas. The trek gradient, trail, and difficulty is quite easy to moderate and even the beginners can go for it. You will cross a lot of waterfalls in the Kudremukh trek

15. Is it safe to trek in Kudremukh?

Yes, trekking in Kudremukh is generally safe, provided trekkers follow guidelines, stay on designated trails, and trek in a group.

16. Are there any restrictions or rules for the Kudremukh Trek?

Yes, obtaining a permit is mandatory, and trekkers must adhere to specified timings and routes. Littering, smoking, and the use of plastic are strictly prohibited.

17. Can I spot wildlife during the Kudremukh Trek?

Yes, the Kudremukh region is rich in biodiversity, offering the chance to spot various wildlife species. However, sightings are not guaranteed, and respect for nature is essential.

18. Why is Kudremukh famous?

Legend and wild beauty, Kudremukh is known to have one of the largest deposits of Iron ore in the world. The Geologist, Sampath Iyengar’s discovery of Iron ore at Kudremukh – part of Ayomukh range – has been traced by Scholars to Sugreeva’s legendary reference to the mountain peak.

19. How long does it take to trek Kudremukh?

Best time of the day to do the Kudremukh trek
You need 4-5 hours to reach the peak and again 2 and a half hours to return. There is a restriction from the forest office that you can not trek after 6 PM.

20. Why is Kudremukh called Kudremukh?

Kudremukh in Kannada means the “Face of the Horse”. It seems one of the peaks in the Sahyadri range is of the shape of the ‘Chess Knight’. That is why it got the name Kudremukh.

Legend and wild beauty, Kudremukh is known to have one of the largest deposits of Iron ore in the world. The Geologist, Sampath Iyengar's discovery of Iron ore at Kudremukh - part of Ayomukh range - has been traced by Scholars to Sugreeva's legendary reference to the mountain peak.
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