Madhugiri Hills

Madhugiri Fort / Madhugiri Hills(Betta) Trip

About Madhugiri Madhugiri is a small town about 105 kms from Bangalore, Karnataka and about 43 km north of Tumkur. The place is known for the Fort (Kote), Temples and for the adventurous climb the hill provides. Madhugiri Hill or Madhugiri Betta is one of the largest monolithic with a height of 3930 ft and provides for a very good adventurous climb to the top. The fort which situated on this hill is said to be build around 1678 during the reign of Raja Hera Gowda but is in a very bad state today due to poor maintenance....

February 19, 2012 · 8 min · Mr. Kamath
Nandi Hills

Nandi Betta (Nandi Hills) Trip

Quick Overview Travel Date: 02-October-2011 Location: Nandi Hills/Nandi Betta Mobile: Spordiac coverage (Tested on Airtel). You can get coverage at certain places. Transportation: Take KSRTC bus from Majestic, platform 13 at 8:30am Return buses at 2:30pm,4:15pm and 5pm (Better be early) Food: Better to carry snacks/water, food available at Hotel Mayura and Hotel Ranjita About Nandi Hills Nandi Hills (Nandi Betta) is situated about 60 Kms from Bangalore and was my and my friends destination for the day....

October 16, 2011 · 4 min · Mr. Kamath
Sangam - Mekedatu

Mekedatu and Sangam Trip

About Mekedatu ‘Mekedatu’ is the place where the Kaveri (Cauvery) River flows through a narrow ravine. Legend has it that the channel was so narrow that sheep would jump across, and hence the name Mekedatu (Meke = sheep/goat, datu = cross in Kannada), more on this a bit later. Mekedatu is about 93Kms from Bangalore. The first 89Kms till Sangam can be undertaken in a vehicle, but for the last 4Kms we need to cross a river and either take a different transport bus or go walking....

October 8, 2011 · 5 min · Mr. Kamath
Govt hoarding promoting Devarayana Durga

Devarayana Durga Trip

Trip Insights Travel Date: 13-January-2008 Location: Devarayana Durga (68 kms from Bangalore, 94Kms from Bangalore via Tumkur, 14Kms from Tumkur). Mobile: Network available at the certain places like the bottom of the hills and some places near the top (Airtel and Reliance). Bus: Direct bus available from KSRTC bus stand Bangalore Platform No: 3 at 8:00 am in the morning. Return direct buses are available at 3:30 pm and 4:00 pm....

October 1, 2011 · 7 min · Mr. Kamath
Banyan Tree

Dodda Aalada Mara (Big Banyan Tree) Trip

Trip Insight Travel Date: 27-January-2008 Location: Dodda Aalada Mara (Big Banyan Tree) (30 kms from Bangalore). Mobile: Full network coverage available (Tested on Airtel and Reliance). Bus: BMTC bus route 227 starting from KR Market (nr Fort) go via Dodda Aalada Mara. There is good frequency. Ticket costs Rs 10/- About Big Banyan Tree Located just about 30 Kms from Bangalore is a popular tourist location ‘Dodda Alada Mara’ which in English is the ‘Big Banyan Tree’ (BBT)....

September 25, 2011 · 4 min · Mr. Kamath