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Mullayanagiri Trek, Chikmagalur

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Overview

About the Mullayanagiri Trek: 

Set off for a trek to Mullayanagiri a majestic mountain located in the Western Ghats. Named after Mullappa Swami Temple at the summit, Mullayanagiri is regarded as one of the best trekking spots in Karnataka and among the top tourist places in Chikmagalur.

Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka, sitting at 6,330 feet in the Chikmagalur region. The trek to Mullayanagiri peak and the jungle trails will encourage you to bond with fellow trekkers and are perfect for team building and camaraderie. 

You will also see waterfalls and enjoy great food and warm local hospitality.  Being the highest peak in Karnataka, Mullayanagiri offers some very mesmerizing views from the top.

Depart from Bangalore at around 10:00 PM on Friday and reach Sardarpuri, which is the starting point of the trek. From here a 3 km trek will take you to the top. The place is perfect for those looking for solitude as well as visitors with an adventurous streak.

The Mullayanagiri Trek package includes food, guides, activities, accommodation in tents or dormitories and transportation from and to Bangalore along with bundle of memories.

Difficulty Level: Moderate


Details on this Activity

Itinerary

Day 1

  • Get picked up on Friday night from Indiranagar around 10 PM or from New Shanti Sagar hotel, Domlur around 10:15 PM or from Lifestyle, Magrath Road (Near Garuda Mall) by 10:30 PM and start your overnight journey to Mullayanagiri peak.
  • Reach Campsite of Mullayanagiri Trek and Freshen up
  • Head to the starting point of the trek to Mullayanagiri peak.
  • Packed lunch at Mullaynagiri Peak
  • Start a ridge hike to reach the Forest check post
  • Head to Jhari falls to rejuvenate after a tiring trek
  • Back to campsite
  • Enjoy the Bonfire
  • Get Served with Dinner
  • Overnight at tents or dormitories

Day 2

  • Wake up early morning after the first day of Mullayanagiri trekking
  • Breakfast
  • Explore Dattapeeta or River Rafting at Bhadra
  • Depart and reach Bangalore by 10:30 PM (Approx) and end your Mullayanagiri trek experience.

Activities included

  • Trekking
  • Camping
  • Bonfire
  • Other Inclusions

  • Lead fee & Guide charges
  • First Aid support Transportation & Toll charges
  • Reviews on this Activity

    Abhishek Abhishek 5 months ago
    "it was my first trek experience,i really loved it ty for all my friends who hve been part of it especially my bro,rakshak,chandan,vasu dev,keertika,akshay bhai,mosin bhai..all of them and our trek leader gopi bhai was amazing and he was so understanding to all of us....wth more to come"
    Pratap Ghatage 6 months ago
    "it was nice experience"
    Murugananth 9 months ago
    "awesome experience. Guides were really helpful to the extent that they clicked pics for us everywhere"
    Arjun 1 year ago
    One of the coolest people to guide us in the trek. They are so flexible with our needs and were so supportive. The trekking part was so comfortable for all of us. Campfire and staying in tents was more fun than we expected. Experience at the water park was way more fun than all other things. It would have a 5-star rating if the food was a bit more good and only Veg food was available but as prescribed in the website, not Veg/Non-Veg. I am sure all will love it, but make sure you go during a specific time where you can see more green.
    Kunal Roychwodhury 1 year ago
    Great experience. It was fun and adventures. The organizers took care of everyone and everything they were supposed it and they are very helpful. And it was well organized. It is a nice place to be but is not that green now (in March) because of summer I guess. Probably I will visit again after monsoon.
    pawan raju 1 year ago
    Well best trekking experience ever. Gotta thank Rishabh from Thrillophilia to suggest and keep in contact until the trip had started. I would like to mainly thank Rahul who was the trek lead who helped me trek through those rocks and steps inspite of the injury I had. Also would thank Anmol who had been of help in keeping with the timelines all throughout the trip. To start, it was a good journey when we reached Chikmagalur in a tempo traveller at about 7:00 AM. Place of stay was awesome. We left for trekking to Mulayangiri after breakfast and that was a total 6 kms enjoyable trek up and down through steps, road and rocks. The caves were a delight to watch and take good pics at. Although very hot, there was a cool breeze at the location. Next Jhari falls was the best falls I've seen so far when compared to the famous ones which are overrated. The water was very cold and getting drenched in it was an experience like no other. The camping in tents and campfire was a fun way to spend the night as the organisers (Rahul and Anmol) made it more like a family trip with interactions between each other rather than each one to himself. Next day sunrise at baba budangiri was so beautiful because as and when the Sun rose above the mountain becoming brighter the winds howled and the fog cleared on the other mountains with darkness slowly disappearing. That was worth watching. 2 days and could see and do a lot. If you have'nt tried this trip, you definitely have missed something in life
    viny var 2 years ago
    Due to Karnataka elections and some unexpected reasons, we couldn't go for Mulayanagiri trek but Suppliers organized another trek for us in a different area near Chikamagalur. Right from the start of the trip, suppliers were keen on clarifying our queries and assisted us in every matter. Our guide, Narahari was very responsive throughout the trip. It was a 5 hr trek and we went to waterfalls as well. View from the top was worth the trek. Really beautiful. Post-trek, we had a relaxing stay at Wild View estate which was located amidst coffee plantation. They offered us great food and wonderful hospitality. They organized campfire too (do try their homemade wines). We were two different teams but never felt so. Altogether, we had an awesome experience :) I highly recommend this trek to all those nature lovers :)
    Rohit Agrawal 2 years ago
    It was one of the most memorable treks I’ve ever taken. Mullyanagiri Trek has been on my mind for a really long time. I went trekking for the first time and it was such an amazing experience and view is unforgettable. I can’t get it off my head. For more info about this trip: https://theoffbeatdehaati.wordpress.com/2018/01/31/193/ Thanks to the team Thrillophilia!
    yuvan pradeep 2 years ago
    "Great experience, well organized trek. second day was not so fun as first day where we went for trek and waterfalls.day 1: climbing up the hills, had lunch and then visited waterfalls, camp fire was moderate. On day 2 we just visited some temple and head back to bangalore. Organizing team took care of everything never let anyone behind during trek. lunch and dinner on day 1 was good. Don't expect every place to be greeny."
    Jyoti Baid 3 years ago
    "it was a nice breezy trek "
    Bhaaswar Chaturvedi 3 years ago
    Me and my wife went to join this trekking on our own. We were travelling to other places in South India and then when we reached Chikmagalur, thought to see how many different activities can be done there. I have booked another tour through Thrillophilia before so we decided to book this package as well. The service was so good. The people who came with the team supported us very well. After the trekking we became really tired but the views from such a great height made our day.
    Bhargavi Chaturvedi 3 years ago
    The trek was amazing, a lot of people were there. Since there was transportation from Bangalore we did not have to worry about how will we reach the location. The guide has explained about the place in detail and the stay arranged by the service providers was actually good. We spent each minute in complete thrill.
    Mukul Ahluwalia 4 years ago
    Great place to watch the nature in fullest. The view from the top will amazed you. it was a meorable experience for the group. just the the trek was tiring but it was worth it. it rained and that made it more difficult but was also the best part. there were small streams and waterfall allover and a perfect place to enjoy with my friends. also a night stay was very refreshing away from the city. do this trek i am sure you will al love it like i did.
    Trilochana Trivedi 4 years ago
    I have never experienced wind so strong that it could feel myself flying off the floor and this is what Mullayangiri will offer you. Now, don't worry - stay strong, hold on to people and things and climb the hill to get an amazing view.
    Deeptanshu Bhattacharya 4 years ago
    One of the best hill station in the country ! Superb landscape and a breath taking view. The tallest peak of karanataka is indeed the most scenic mountain of south India. Awesome
    Smita Asan 4 years ago
    Its a must see place in Chikmagalur, but trails are is very risky/dangerous for beginners the place is very windy. i would recommend do some small treks before you do this. but its worth the trek and the hieght the best part is after the trek, homestay at a locals house and really good homecooked food. thank you all for such a memorable trip.
    Rameshwar Varman 4 years ago
    Scary to climb the seetanilaya and going to wards mullayangiri. but the top view was awesoeme. we were a group of 8 office colleagues. it was really scary for me to come down as i am not at all an aexperience trekker. but the trek organizers were very helpful. in all we all had a very exciting weekend away from the office and really got a chance to bond
    Satyen Chattopadhyay 4 years ago
    Mullayanagiri peak is a nice place but the trek route is very dangerous. We had to be very careful while trekking through the hill. there were No railings beside the foot trails for trekkers. the view is worth the risk of the climb really cool experience. the pleasnt view and a really chilled home stay was good. overall a very good experience
    Himani Nair 4 years ago
    the trek was the best part of the chikmagalur trip. try to do the meditation in the caves of mullayanagiri for inner peace and serenity as part of the trek. special note- avoid weekends it is very crowded.
    Gandharv Asan 5 years ago
    Man, Mullayanagiri is damn beautiful. It reminded me somewhat of Assam as its damn green. Loved making our way through thick-green pastures. Amazing experience. A beautiful place and fit for people of all fitness level.

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