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Narasimha Parvatha Trek

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Narasimha Parvatha

Nearest Towns:

Aagumbe, Sringeri.

Location info:India>Karnataka>Shimoga

Distances:Bangalore 350+ km,Sringeri 16+km
Camping Sites:
Trek Length: 13Km trek

Route Info:

Reach Agumbe - Malandur - Barkhana Falls - Narsimha Partvata ~ 13 km trek

Best Time To Visit:

Except april all the other time it is good for trekking

Worst Time To Visit:

Mid April is not good time for trekking

Difficulty Level:

Moderate

Summary:

Agumbe, at an altitude 826 M, is a small village in the Shimoga district. This is the same enthralling location which offered an idyllic setting for R.K Narayan’s Malgudi Days! Agumbe is famous for it's spectacular sunsets and also offers numerous trekking paths which are truly breathtaking. It has many a verdant valleys; picturesque mountain terrains, sparkling streams and a very rustic charm to it all, that draws visitors almost throughout the year. Situated between the Shimoga and Dakshina Kannada Districts, the hill station of Agumbe is frequented by many to enjoy the unparalleled beauty of the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea.

Admist all this the trek to Barkana viewpoint is assured to be a very eventful and memorable experience. Narasimha Parvata is the tallest peak in these part of the Western Ghats and is about 3780 ft high. It is the best place to see the sun set on the vintage green all around. One can also see the majestic Kudremukh ranges from here. These mountain ranges provide a gorgeous scenary. End your trek at Kigga, a small village at the fringes of the forest, at the foot Narsimha parvata, with a refreshing bath in Sere mane falls!.

Kundadri Betta: It comes before Agumbe-towards Sringeri which is around 10+ km from Agumbe. The view is really good. Road is too steep.Trek to this rocky hill is steep too as per the temple priest, who walks every day to this temple from nearby village.

Kuppalli:30-40 km from this place and 16 km from Theerthalli, is famous for being childhood home of the renowned Kannada playwright and poet Kuvempu.Visit to Kuppalli throws light on the great works of Kuvempu and about Kannada literature, it is a very good place to visit and explore Kuvempu

Things To Look for:

Enjoy the lush green beauty of the place and the water running around, along with its a paradise for bird watchers

Things To Be Aware Of:

Carry food and water, since the walk is long will be needing lot of water

References

http://platinum.met.iisc.ernet.in/~ravi/NP/narasimhaparvata.htm

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