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Makkalidurga

Nearest Towns:

Bangalore

Location info:India->Karnataka->Bangalore - Guntakal

Distances:Situated 60 km away from Bangalore
Camping Sites: Can camp on the top
Trek Length: Three to four hours

Route Info:

Maklidurg is a nice location for one day trekking(moderate). The easiest way to reach there is by train(Guntur passenger from Yesvantpur Jn. at 8.15 am and the train back to Bangalore starts from Maklidurg around 3.30 pm).

Best Time To Visit:

Any time of the Year

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Difficulty Level:

Moderate to Difficult

Summary:

It is around 60kms from the city.As you reach Yelahanka on Bellary Raod, take a deviation to left from the Yelahanka city towards Doddaballapur which is 35kms away. Once you reach Doddaballapur the locals will guide you towards Makali Durga which is 15kms.

A small granite hillock, nestled amidst the chains of mountains, formed like a valley closer to Ghati Subramanya, a well-known pilgrimage center. Just 2 hr drive away from the city approx of 60km. Makalidurga has a fort on top, at the height of 1,350mts. Here is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The mountains is filled with date plants, lemon grass, many more plants and small boulders. Get the glimpse of the mountain train; passing through the valley at the foothills of these Mountains on either side of the base of the hillock there is a huge lakes, each lake spreads more than 6km radius.

A small railway station bounded by hills from the Nandi Hills range on both sides. This place is no great shakes, but good enough for a day ride and a picnic (if on a family outing). You can loiter around the station, go for walks on the railway track as it winds away into the yonder, do small treks up the hillocks bounding the tracks. Then there is Ghati Subrahmanya which is a temple atop a hill, another 10 mins ride from Makalidurga station.

Things To Look for:

At this place u can do activities such as -Trek-cum-rappelling-cum-rafting

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References

http://bsomnath.blogspot.com/2009/03/maklidurg-trek_11.html

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