Kopatty Hills Trek

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Time Required : 1 day

Trek Distance : 14 kms

Difficulty Level : Moderate

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Kopatty Hills, Coorg Overview

Kopatty Hills is one of the lesser-known trekking destinations in India. It is the myriad landscapes that such a short trail offers and lends the trek its appeal. Located in Coorg district it is a haven for those seeking an off-beat experience. It is a relatively simple route that traverses vast expanses of coffee plantations, rolling grasslands, peaceful streams and dense forests.

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Tips and Tricks

Watch out for the leeches on the way.


There are several camping site on th route where you can pitch tents.

Food availability

There is no settlement on the way and you are required to carry your own food.

Water availability

You will find water streams on the way however it is advisable to carry along your own water for safety reasons.

Trek Routes

The trek begins a few kilometers from Cherambane village. The route runs along village trails and jeep tracks with paddy fields and plantations. It slowly ascends to the hills and forests leading through meadows, grasslands and shola forest patches. By afternoon you cross the Tavooru Hills and by late afternoon you reach the peak of Kopatty Hills.

How to reach Kopatty Hills

  • Road: Charambane is in Coorg, 25 km from Madikeri on the Bagmandala Talacauvery route. You can take the KSRTC Bus that leaves Bangalore at 11.15 pm directly to Bagmandala and get off at Charambane (about 10 km before Bagmandala). Another option is to take a bus to Madikeri and then a further connection to Bagmandala. A bus generally leaves every hour from Madikeri to Bagmandala.

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About Kopatty Hills

Approx trek time : 2-3 hours

Availability of night trek : Not available

Base Camp : Cherambane Village

Days required for the trek : 1 day

Difficulty level : Moderate

Height above sea level : 4500 feet

Nearest Airport : Mysore

Nearest Railhead : Mysore

Region : Western Ghats

Starting point of trek : Charambane Village

Type : Mountain Trek

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