• Depart from Bangalore in the early morning to make the most of the day.
  • Arrive at the base of Makalidurga, where the trek begins.


  • Start the trek to the hilltop. The trek is relatively moderate and takes about 1.5 to 2.5 hours, depending on your pace and the trail conditions.
  • Enjoy the scenic views and lush surroundings as you ascend.


  • Reach the summit of Makalidurga, where the ruins of a fort await.
  • Spend some time exploring the fort ruins, taking photographs, and soaking in the panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.


  • Carry packed lunch or snacks to enjoy at the summit.
  • Take a break to refuel and relax amidst the natural beauty.


  • Begin your descent back to the base of Makalidurga. The descent usually takes less time than the ascent.


  • Return to the base, where you started the trek.
  • Head back to Bangalore, enjoying the views and reminiscing about your trekking experience.

Please note that the timings and itinerary may vary based on factors like the trekking pace, weather conditions, and personal preferences. It’s important to plan ahead, carry sufficient water and snacks, wear comfortable trekking attire, and adhere to safety guidelines while on the trek.