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Backpacking Kurinjal Peak Trek


2 Days 2 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

25 people




Weekend Getaway at Kurinjal Peak 

The weekend vacation near you at Kurinjal Peak Trek in Kudremukh National Park, a 2 day trip, is considered as one of the best treks in the Western Ghat region with mesmerizing nature and lofty tropical forests. Located at a distance of nearly 306 Km from Bangalore, this backpacking trek will surely make you feel alive with its breathtaking surroundings and the breathtaking environment.

The journey from Bangalore to Kurinjal is going to be something you see in movies, where you can see nature slowly unfolding in front of your eyes. You are the protagonist in this backpacking trip and everyone else is here to make you feel great.

Summary (All you need to know)

  1. Inclusions: Stay, Food, Travel and Trek Guide. Read the below points for more details.
  2. 2 Day Trek. You leave on the Friday night and will be back on the Sunday night.
  3. Food : Vegetarian. 2 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner will be provided by Tripbae, for the entire trip.
  4. Stay Type: Dormitory. Separate Rooms for Men and Women.
  5. Travel by: Non-AC with pushback seats, Tempo Traveller (11 people), Mini- bus (15-20 people) or Big Bus (22-30 people) – depends on the number of people
  6. Difficulty Level: Medium. The last stretch is very steep, which will take 30 mins to complete.
  7. Time for Trekking Up: 3 hours – 5 hours – Completely dependent on the group.
  8. Trek Distance: 4.6 km one way.
  9. Best Time to do this: July to February – monsoon, retreating monsoon and winter are the best months.
  10. The exact places you will visit: See below in Highlights
  11. Travel Time from Bengaluru to Kurinjal: 7-9 hours including food stops.
  12. Solo? Yes, welcomed. Only Girls? Trek Guide will help you out. A group of friends? Hop on. Anybody with a spark and a desire to trek should travel with us.
  13. Whom to text or call if there is any issue: The trek guide once the bus starts or +91 991 662 7799 (What’s App or Call)
  14. When was our last trip to Kurinjal Peak: On the 21st of June. Kurinjal Trek on 21 June 2024 Tripbae

Why choose Tripbae for your Weekend Getaway Vacation near you at Kurinjal Peak?

By traveling with Tripbae on this Kurinjal Adventure, you’ll enjoy stress-free travel and accommodation. We ensure that our Trek Leads are highly trained, creating a safe and joyful environment by eliminating the fear element.

Buckle up,  because we’re about to take a backpacking trip to Kudremukha National Park, a place so southwestern Karnataka it practically needs its own passport. Here’s the gist: there’s this mountain called Kurinjal Peak, just 96 kilometers from Mangalore (think beaches and palm trees) and a cool 350 kilometers from Bangalore (Karnataka’s capital, if you’ve been living under a rock).

Tunga and Bhadra rivers, tributaries of the Krishna River, are BFFs with this peak, making the whole area a haven for all things nature-y. Basically, if you’re into stunning mountain views, this is your jam.

Here’s what happens when you book:

The booking

  1. You book through our website or call us. If you call, you have the option to pay only the advance and settle the rest when the journey starts.
  2. Once your booking is confirmed, you’ll be added to a WhatsApp group a day or two before the trip. There, you’ll be in contact with the trek guide in charge of the entire journey.

On the day of departure

  1. On the day of departure or before, you’ll receive very specific details about the pick-up location, timings, what to carry, and any other trip-specific information.
  2. Pick-ups occur according to the timeline, and any delays will be communicated on the group. Text on the group for clarification; calling is recommended only if urgent.
  3. Introduction of group members happens during the ride to the location, creating a safe and exciting space.
  4. The trek lead will reiterate the itinerary of the entire trip.

Upon reaching the campsite

  1. Upon reaching the campsite/dorm, you’ll learn about breakfast timings and other important trip details.
  2. Follow the guide for the remainder of the trip.
  3. Any delays by a group member will affect the entire group’s schedule.

If you ever want suggestions on which trip to take in Tripbae, text us on WhatsApp at +91 991 662 7799, and you’ll receive a call within two business days for answers.


  • Kurinjal Peak
  • Tea Estate, Samse
  • Channakeshawa Temple, Belur
  • Adi-Shaktyamaka Shri Annapoorneshwari Temple


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Day 0 - Departure from Bangalore

Journey to Kurinjal in Chikmagalur

As the sun sets over Bangalore, our adventure begins as we head towards the Chikmagalur. We'll embark on a comfortable journey of approximately 300 km in a Tempo Traveler or a Minibus with push-back seats, ensuring a smooth ride for our hikers.

We'll pick up our fellow explorers at the following locations. Click on each location to see the exact pickup point.

Note for the entire trip: The travel time may vary depending on the traffic and road conditions. Yet, we will make sure that we will cover all the places on the itinerary.

Day 1 - Saturday

06:00 AM – 07:00 AM: Reach Homestay and freshen up

07:00 AM - 08:30 AM: Have breakfast and carry packed lunch.

08:00 AM – 01:00 PM: Start ride to Kurinjal Trek Base and ascend to the peak (5 hours)

01:00 PM – 04:00 PM: Have lunch, start to descend and reach the base camp (3 hours)

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM: Go back to Base Camp (3 hours)

06:00 PM – 06:30 PM: Reach Dorm and retire for the day.

Day 2 - Sunday

07:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Get ready, have your breakfast, visit Tea Estate in Samse (4 hours)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Board the vehicle to reach Adi-Shaktyamaka Shri Annapoorneshwari Temple (Hornadu)

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM: Visit Adi-Shaktyamaka Shri Annapoorneshwari Temple.

12:30 PM – 01:30: Have lunch*Self-sponsored

01:30 PM: Leave for Bengaluru

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM: Visit Channakeshawa Temple in Belur and return. 

08:00 PM: Dinner on the way to Bangalore *Self-sponsored

10:00 PM: Reach Bengaluru

Drop-off Points: The drop-off points will be the same as the pick-up points to ensure convenience for all travelers. Please ensure you have all your belongings before leaving the vehicle.

Drop-Off Schedule:

▪️ 10:00 PM: Goraguntepalya
▪️ 10:10 PM: Yeshwanthpura
▪️ 10:25 PM: KTM Mekhri Circle
▪️ 10:45 PM: MG Road
▪️ 10:55 PM: Domlur
▪️ 11:05 PM: Koramangala
▪️ 11:15 PM: Silk Board

Once you’ve reached your drop-off point, it’s time to head home, take a well-deserved rest, and start planning your next adventure!

Things To Carry

-Face Masks and Hand Sanitisers
-Xerox Copy of your Aadhar/Voter ID (Mandatorily required for permits)
-Small backpack to carry your essentials during the trek
-Water bottles 1-2 (1 liter each)
-Lunch Box & Spoon to carry your packed lunch
-Raincoat (poncho)/Bag covers in case of rains
-A comfortable pair of shoes with good grip for trekking with extra pair of socks
-Flip-flops for lazing around the campsite
-Torch/Headlamp to be used at night
-Portable chargers for your electronics
-Extra pair of clothes to change into once wet
-Polybags to pack your wet clothes
-Eatables during trek Energy Booster, Tissues, Chocolates, Dry fruits, etc
-Personal Medicationrn-Snacks for yourself


  • To and fro transport from Bangalore (Non A/c)
  • All food served will be veg only
  • Rooms, Camping, Campfire
  • Trek Leads from the tripbae Team
  • Forest/trek Guide
  • Forest/trek Permits
  • First aid kit.
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Personal Expenses (snacks, mineral water, etc)
  • Anything not included above

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