It’s time to leave the road and take the trails toward rejuvenation with the ultimate beauty of Kunti Betta. Trek up the hill and witness a sunrise that will renew the life in you. Though leaving the road is not that easy here’s just a small route to enter the trails, a 130 km drive on the Mysore road towards Mandya and then a right turn, past sugar cane plantations with the characteristic smell of jaggery plants, will take you to Pandavapura. The Pandavas are said to have ended their 14-year long exile here, hence the name Pandavapura. With its steep rock faces and a stone pillar on its summit, Kunti Betta (950 m) is hard not to notice from here. A short drive from Pandavapura to the temple at the base, and then a stair climb and you are on the trail to Kunti Betta.
With its challenging yet interesting trails, naturally sheltered summit and close proximity to the Thonnur lake (you can trek down to the lake for a dip), Kunti Betta is an excellent trek for both the absolute novice* hoping to take up serious trekking, as well as for the seasoned trekker wanting to do a more laid back trek over the weekend.
The interesting thing about traveling alone is that you get to meet new people from diverse backgrounds, and towards the end you are no longer strangers. Hence solo travelers are always welcome to join us on our trips. Read more about solo travelling here and get inspired! https://www.plantheunplanned.com/solo-yet-accompanied/
Safety and security is our priority at all times. Hence it is absolutely safe for women/girls to join us on our treks and travels. Our trek leaders accompany the team at all times, and our campsites are secured and safe for accomodation. We also have female trek leaders who accompany on most of our treks.
Yes, we do have options for picking a traveler on board with a few locations provided they are on the route to our destination. Following are the same:
Croma Store, Sony World Signal
Trinity Circle Metro Station
Yeshwanthpur Metro Station
Goraguntepalya Metro Station
Nayanadahalli Metro Station
Well, most of our treks are usually confirmed by Thursday and you would receive a BON VOYAGE mail that would contain details as regards Pickup Points ( Location and Timings ), Outdoor Leader ( Point of Contact ), Do’s and Don’ts. You’ll be added to Whatsapp Group for all the further updates.
Details for availing discounts are mentioned in the following link, https://www.plantheunplanned.com/membership/
For Departures from Bangalore: In the event that YOU cancel your trek, this is the cancellation policy we follow
Note: For All The Above Refund Cases Transaction Fees/Internet Handling Charges will be dedcuted from the overall amount and balance amount shall be refunded. You can transfer your ticket to anyone so that you could save your hard earned money
“Transfer to a future date is only possible only if you cancel between 3-6 days before the trek date and not on the day of departure or a day before”
For other trips and travels with us, and detailed terms and conditions check the following link : https://www.plantheunplanned.com/refund-cancellation-policy
A bad knee and a long gap after having forced the body to get out of its comfort zone , I was skeptic about doing the Kunti Betta sunrise trek / solo trip . But it turned out to be a great experience . Joined by a friendly group of trekkers I dint feel like I was on a solo trip . The trek leads Vaibhav and Jaidev gave the confidence that I am under the guidance of experienced trekkers . Absolute task masters were they , making explore their potential by prodding and pushing them to cross difficult trails including leaps and jumps across rocks.
The trek leads made possible things that people otherwise would have shunned to do!! Thanks to the stories of their experiences that kept us engaged and brought us closer ! An otherwise boring , sloppy weekend transformed into a great adventurous memorable one !!!
PTU guys organized the trek amazingly well. This was the first trek from Bangalore after corona lock-down, a day trek to Kuntibetta. They are following safety guidelines and taking only limited number of people, using masks and sanitizer for safety. There is proper planning for the journey and the tour leaders are supportive at every moment. We had a great fun time and made new friends. The organizers never failed to engage the group in entertaining activities.
Kunti Betta Sunrise Trek (Jan 18-19) : It was an excellent trek, good for beginners who wants to start trekking. A bit challenging at certain points but with some good leads like Jaidev and Vaibhav will be able to complete the trek successfully. View from the top is awesome. Away from Bengaluru traffic and chaos, one of the best getaways for a weekend. Being skeptical about trekking groups we had chosen Plantheunplanned and glad we chose them. Everything was on time, leads were very supportive and friendly, breakfast was good. I would totally prefer Plantheunplanned from now on.
I had been to Kunti betta trek with PTU and it was really an amazing experience. The way it was organized for us, the way both the trek leads Jaydev and Vaibhav led us and helped us in completing the trek was amazing. We really got to enjoy every view from top of the hill. I would prefer both the place and the PTU for everyone.
Have been to Kunti Betta trek on weekend. Travel n food all were included n good. Co-ordinators Hitesh, Vaibhav and Apoorva were very good. Hitesh is best co-ordinator i felt. Very helpful. This my 2nd trek with the team.