One Day Trek to Chennarayana Durga

:Chennarayana Durga
:1 Day
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience
Start From
:Indiranagar, Bangalore
:Indiranagar, Bangalore

One Day Trek to Chennarayana Durga

Chennarayana Durga
1 Day

Event Overview

Chennarayana Durga is a hill station near Tumkur. It is good place for trekking and rock climbing. The height is of about 1,188 mts. If forts or treasures that have evaded history's books are the kind of thing that make you salivate, then Chennarayanadurga is where your next adventure lies. A mere hundred kilometers from the concrete of Bangalore city is the stolid granite of a hill fort that has borne witness to the rise and fall of several empires. Originally built by the lesser known Kings of Madhugiri, it was then passed into the hands of the shrewd Marathas.

It became a sure bone of contention between the Marathas and the Mysore Wodeyars, who toyed with Chennarayanadurga and passed her back and forth for many long years until the culmination of the Third Mysore War. This, quite possibly, offers basis to the hundreds of attempts made by locals as well as intrigued travelers who aimlessly hunt the hill down for any semblance of treasure that might have also escaped history's victors. Though not a single one of these attempts have met with any luck, their undying enthusiasm will keep them coming back for more.

On the other hand, there are a unique breed of enthusiasts who try their luck at a different feat and also come back, hungering for more - they are trekkers. Now, chennarayanadurga may not have any treasure left in her chest, but the stuff she is made of sure offers just as fulfilling a challenge to any trekker that attempts this trail.

By itself, the Chennarayanadurga trek can be classified as moderate. The starting point of this trail begins from the quaint village that rolls right up to the foot of the hill. Almost immediately you begin scaling the bare rock face that presents a steep gradient. With absolutely no tree cover to offer you any shade, this part can be rather tiring.
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Event Details


Day 1 - One Day Trek to Chennarayana Durga
  • 06:30 AM - Pick up from BMC, Indiranagar
  • 06:45 AM - Pickup from New Shanti Sagar Hotel, Domlur
  • 07:00 AM - Pickup from Lifetyle, Magrath Road (Near Garuda Mall)
  • 08:30 AM - Have breakfast on the way
  • 10:00 AM - Reach Base camp
  • 10:30 AM - Start Trekking
  • 01:00 PM - Have lunch and Start the descent
  • 03:30 PM - Reach base camp
  • 04:00 PM - Start back to Bangalore



Adventure Activities



Pickup Drop


Private Vehicle

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 06.30 AM Drop Time: 04.00 PM

Things To Carry

  • Personal medication (if any)
  • One strong backpack.
  • Water bottles (enough to carry at least 2 liters of water)
  • Energy Food (Chocolate bars, flavored milk, Electrolyte drinks - Glucose etc.)
  • Small torch with new batteries.
  • Camera (Optional)
  • Rain Coat (suggested)



  • Non-AC Transport
  • Breakfast
  • Veg Lunch
  • Basic First aid support
  • Coordinator/Guide
  • GST


  • Anything which is not mentioned in includes.

Terms & Conditions

Alcohol is strictly prohibited on BMC events (Except when that event is party :).
Trekking is an activity where there are more than 50% chances of facing uncertainty, as you see we always write "Tentative Schedule", on treks, it's very difficult to make people walk with the speed we want. Also because the vehicles we hire are not regular on route vehicles like KSTDC which can guaranty us the time it takes to reach.
Drop points will be the same as pick-up points.
Please carry a empty lunch box. We discourage the use of plastic on our treks.

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