Bavikonda Kalchukki is one of the non-commercial destinations for trekking from Bangalore. The Trek starts over the foothills of the Mullodi village in the state of Karnataka.
The beautiful part of Bavikonda Kalchukki is trekking on the open face of the mountains while enjoying the view of the nearby peaks. Also, a beautiful ridge walk towards the peak makes it more than just a trekking experience.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Bangalore – Mullodi hills – Bangalore
DEPARTURE TIME Friday – 7.30pm
RETURN TIME Sunday – 10.30pm
Start Date
End Date
MANDATORY THING TO CARRY • Two litres of water bottles
• Rain coat (if in case it rains)
• A torch
• A cap• A cap
WEAR • Cargo/track pants -2
• T-shirt -2
• Shoes, Socks
• Personal medication kit
• Soap
• Toothpaste
• Toothbrush
• Sunscreen
• Rain Coat/Poncho
To and fro journey Homestay/Accommodation
Two breakfasts (Saturday, Sunday) One lunch (Saturday)
One dinner (Saturday) Campfire
Guide Permit
Snack/Power packs Lots and lots of fun and excitement.
Lunch (Sunday) Dinner (Friday/Sunday) Any personal purchases.

Start from Bangalore – reach Balgal – jeep ride to Mullodi hills homestay – fresh-up and breakfast at homestay – start the trek – reach top – have packed lunch – back to homestay – camp fire.
Next day – start from homestay – Somavati River Waterfall– back to Bangalore.

Additional information

destinationBavikonda Kalchukki, Chikkamagalur
duration2 DAYS – 2 NIGHTS
age12 – 45 Years
group-size30 People Max
trek distance15 KM
difficulty levelModerate to Difficult

Day 0:

7.30 pm – 9 pm – Bangalore
Leave from Bangalore late evening. We request you to have some light food before travelling. This trip would be an overnight journey to Mullodi Hills in which we would have an informal introduction and have fun.

Day 1:

6:00 am – 7:30 am
The nearest town to homestay is Kalasa, we will be passing through Hassan road to Belur to Kasala town and from there to Balgal. Balgal is a small place at the base of Mullodi Hills. From Balgal we would be taking a jeep ride to Homestay in Mullodi Hills which is about 6 km from Balgal (base). The base camp at homestay give a panaromic view of various peaks of the range. The cold breeze of the Mullodi Hills ignites a joyful experience and prepares you for a wonderful trek.
7.30 am – 6 pm

After Fresh-up and Breakfast we would embark on our journey to Bavikonda peak. On Course we would pass through numerous water streams and jungles to reach the Kulchukki Point.

Although there are several water streams in between the trails. We would request you to carry an extra empty bottle which you can fill up to keep yourself hydrated through the trek.

Listening to water flowing, birds flittering and cold breeze makes you closer to nature and motivates you to walk all through the mountains and to the peak.

A steep inclination on the Zig-Zag trail connects you to the last trail that guides you to the peak.

After spending some quality time at the peak, we would start descending through the same path to homestay for a much awaited Campfire and hot dinner. The homestay providesboth veg and non-veg food for dinner.

You could also take bath, if you want as hot water is available at homestay.


Day 2:

07:30 am – 11 am
Next day after breakfast we would spend the early morning time at the Somavati River waterfall beside the home stay. Spend some quality time and then back to Bangalore.

11 am – 10.30 pm – Return Journey to Bangalore..

1) Koramangala Water Tank, Sarjapur Main Road, Near St.John’s Hospital. – Reporting Time: 7.15 PM, Departure Time: 7.30 PM

2) New Shanti Sagar Hotel , HAL Road, Near Domlur Bridge. – Reporting Time: 8.00 PM, Departure Time: 8.15 PM

3) MG Road, Hard Rock Cafe near Anil Kumble Signal. – Reporting Time: 8.45 PM, Departure Time: 9.00 PM

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