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Address: 60 km west of Bangalore, off Magadi Road, Dabguli, India
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Very Good Monolith Trek , Nice view from Top

Its around 60-70 kms from Bangalore , Depending on the part of city u stay. Its a rock trek and not an usual mountain trek, so yes the feeling is little different and better. Few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
abhishek r
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its around 60-70 kms from Bangalore , Depending on the part of city u stay. Its a rock trek and not an usual mountain trek, so yes the feeling is little different and better. Few places are steep to trek but you can manage if u r fit or have done few treks earlier. For the first time trekkers, this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reach their in early morning by 6 or 6.30 you get awesome view from the top cold breeze but if you reach after 9 then sum will so his anger 😜and rock become hot then its difficult to trekking 😊

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its in Magadi. Its nice picnic spot. It has mountains which attracts trekking and mountaineering. Its nice place to visit. The temple is very good and its between the nature.

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Thank Pavithra A
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

no stairs or railings, you have to walk and crawl at some point, apart from view from top, nothing special.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Its around 70km from BLR (depends from which part you start). Good time to start is in early morning. We started at 12.30pm. it was fine but.. take cap, water and good sports shoes and you are good to go. It took around 3hours for us to complete up-down included. There are 2 temples before you start your trek. so... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Its one of the best place to trek on this monolithic rock Takes about 4-5 hrs for a moderate person to climb up. Should be cautious while climbing up and even while getting down

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

60kms from the Bangalore city, you can take the kengeri-big banyan tree(or dodda aalada mara) road. You don't need any permission for day trekking, regarding night trekking just ring up the official savandurga state forest and enquire. Will be a good experience for amateur trekkers. Make sure that you make the descend before 12 noon. Get the shoes which has... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

A climb up this monolithic rock is one that totally tests your physical and mental strength. We started off by bowing down at the Narasimha temple at the foothills. Takes about 4 - 6 hours to climb up. Need to be careful while coming down, you could be misled and might have to take the steeper path down.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Its a different experience all-together to climb a bare rock. Should be visited only during dry season since wet weather will make the rock slippery making it difficult to ascend and more risky descend. Few blogs say trekking is ban

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Disclaimer: Many news articles suggest that trekking is with permission only. Though we were lucky to not get hassled by anyone and there were quite a bunch of people climbing. However please check. Its a huge hude monolith (a single piece of rock). Just the sheer size of a single rock is exciting. The trek needs a level of fitness... More 

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