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Tavoor Hills Coorg Trek | Ridge Walk Trek

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A mere look of the Western ghat gives a feeling of belongingness and fullness. Combine it with adventure; you are in for an experience of a lifetime. Coorg is famous for its mountains, misty-cold weather throughout the year. While most people go to chill in Coorg and indulge in the Kodagu cuisine with local fruit wines, others choose to trek and explore the hills of Deccan. We invite you to this offbeat trek, nestled in the heart of Kodagu districtTavoor Hills Coorg Trek‘ or ‘Dumchi Gudde‘.

In fact, the reasons to choose this trek are far more than manythe most important one is to connect with oneself. We are living in the digital era, and getting the pleasure of knowing oneself seem more distant than ever before. As we explore the charismatic offbeat trails, glimpses of mountains, filling greenery, chirps of indigenous birds and footprints of animals will leave a mark on your soul. Along with trekking on the Tavoor Ridge, you will also go to the sacred ‘Triveni Sangam‘. Along with this, you will also witness the origin of River Kaveri in Talacauvery.

Above all, you don’t have to involve in the planning, booking and looking for how-tos; Plan the Unplanned has already charted out a plan. In conclusion, go through the itinerary to know more, and book your experience with us.

Trip Highlights

  1. Initially, meet fellow travellers and kick off your journey to Bhagamadala.
  2. Secondly, take a dip in the holy Triveni Sangam.
  3. Thirdly, trek on the offbeat trails of Tavoor hills and walk on the ridge to summit the peak.
  4. Next, taste local wine, drink coffee and get indulged within the Scotland of India. 
  5. Finally, admire the serene views of Kopatty Hills from a distance during Tavoor hills Coorg trek. 


Trek Details

  • Trek LevelEasy ( Difficulty Level is subjective )
  • Trail TypeForests, Meadows and Water Streams
  • Trek Distance10-12 km (approx )

Tavoorg Coorg Trek - A Two Day Overview

Day 0

  • Leave from Bangalore at 10 PM ( approx )

Day 1

  • Reach homestay and freshen up
  • Start the trek
  • Have packed lunch during the trek
  • Visit Triveni Sangam
  • Coorgy style dinner and campfire ( if weather permits )

Day 2

  • Visit Talacauveri
  • Visit Secret Falls
  • Self Sponsored Lunch En-route
  • Reach Bangalore by 9:30 PM ( Approx)

Price Inclusions

  • Accommodation in Homestay on multiple sharing basis ( separate for men & women )
  • 2 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner, High Tea and Snacks
  • To and fro Transport from Bangalore ( Non A/c )
  • Local Guide & Outdoor Leader from Plan The Unplanned
  • Experience that you gain

Price Exclusions

  • Any meals not included above
  • Any kind of personal expenses
  • Any kind of insurance (health, medical, life accidental,etc )
  • Anything not included above
  • Cost of entry tickets to Nisargadhama

Pickup Points

Following are the pick-up points & timings:

  • Please select your preferred pickup point from the drop-down list while booking
  • Any change in Pick up locations/ timings would be updated via mail 24 hours before the start of the trip
  • Drop-off points shall be same as the pick-up points

Group Size

  • Max number of People 20
  • We have an equal male to female ratio for most of our treks
  • We require a minimum of 8 members to confirm the event
  • In case we fail to obtain the required minimum, a full refund or the option to transfer to any other event will be provided. (Option of transfer shall be subject to payment/refund of balance amount if any)
  • Mode of Transport depends on Group Size. If Group Size is below 12, then Tempo traveller. Likewise, if above 12 then it would be a Minibus

Things to Carry

  • First, Xerox Copy of your Aadhar/Voter ID (Mandatorily required for permits)
  • Second, small backpack to carry your essentials during the trek
  • third, Power Bank
  • Warm Layer 
  • Water bottles – 2 (1 liter each)
  • Lunch Box & Spoon to carry your packed lunch
  • Raincoat/Bag covers in case of rains
  • A comfortable pair of shoes with good grip for trekking
  • 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
  • Next, Polybags to pack your wet clothes
  • Last, Extra cash for meals not included in the itinerary

Tavoor Coorg Trek - Two Day Itinerary

Day 0Depart for Coorg

An overnight bus journey of 280 km will commence from Bangalore. Midway, we shall have a brief orientation followed by a fun-filled ice-breaking session where you will get to know your fellow trekkers better. 

Day 1Trek to Tavoorg - Ridge Walk

Subsequently, as you wake up on the roads gliding and sliding into the western ghats, the first rays of the sun will fill you up with divinity and peacefulness. After a light breakfast, we will begin our trek. Surprisingly, it is one of the lesser-known treks, and to our benefit, it is also one of the offbeat treks in Karnataka. In other words, get ready to taste clean air and natural beauty—without littered roads.

The trek begins after a kilometre stretch of the tar road. On the way, you will see plantations of Coffee, Mango, Cardamom etc. After this, the main trek starts with a gradual incline for 3 km. As mentioned, the trail is filled with trees and plants outgrowing themselves. Here, you cannot miss listening to the rare species of birds and insects. And if you are a bird watcher, it’s bliss for you.

Furthermore, some streams of water will surprise you from time to time. As you come out of the dense stretch, Tavoor Hills Peak will manifest itself. It’s enormous and daunting from a distance but equally thrilling and fun to climb. Finally, the last stretch is the ridge walk going up to the top of the hill. Once you reach the top, every kind of opportunity opens up – you can simply sit and introspect about anything in the world. From here, you will also get views of Kopatty Hills. After some time, we will descend to the base. 

After coming down and eating food, we will proceed towards Triveni Sangam to take a holy dip and relieve any exhaustion. Lastly, we will traverse back to our homestay, where you can rest for the rest of the day.

Day 2Visit Talacauvery and Secret Falls

Simultaneously, the next day starts with a tasty breakfast. You already know where we are headed nowTalacauvery. Specifically, the place will teleport you to the time of sage Agastya, who is considered the creator of River Kaveri. Note that it’s a holy place; therefore, wearing decent clothes is recommended. Otherwise, you will have to buy a ‘mundu’ and drape it before entering the temple. 

After a while, we will start our return journey and aim to reach Bengaluru by 9:00 pm. On the way, feel free to indulge in games or just enjoy the scenic views of the changing landscape. 

We start as strangers and become members of a family. On the whole, we care for you, and we are always happy to see you again – Check out our other itineraries and ring us soon. It would be a pleasure to seeing you again. Till then, take care and love life. 


I'm a solo traveller, Can I join?

The interesting thing about travelling alone is that you get to meet new people from diverse backgrounds, and towards the end, you are no longer strangers. Hence, solo travellers 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/ 

Is it safe for Women/Girls?

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 accommodation. We also have female trek leaders who accompany us on most of our treks.


Do I have any other boarding points apart from the ones mentioned?

Yes, we do have options for picking a traveller on board with a few locations provided they are on the route to our destination. The following are the same:

  • Croma Store, Sony World Signal

  • Trinity Circle Metro Station

  • Yeshwanthpur Metro Station

  • Goraguntepalya Metro Station

  • Nayanadahalli Metro Station

I have booked the trek when will I get further updates regarding the trek?

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. Additionally, you’ll be added to Whatsapp Group for all further updates.

How do I avail discounts? 

Details for availing discounts are mentioned in the following link, https://www.plantheunplanned.com/membership/

What is cancellation policy?

For Departures from Bangalore: In the event that YOU cancel your trek, this is the cancellation policy we follow

  • If you cancel before 7 days – 90% of amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel between 3 – 6 days – 50 % of amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel between 0-3 days – No Refund

Note: For All The Above Refund Cases Transaction Fees/Internet Handling Charges will be deducted from the overall amount and the 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

Where is Bhagamadala?

Bhagamadala is a pilgrimage place in the Kodagu district of Karnataka. Additionally, it is located on the Deccan Plateau in the Western Ghats of India.

What is the difficulty of the trek?

Plan the Unplanned considers Tavoor Hills Coorg Trek as a Easy Trek.

What is the duration of the Tavoor Coorg Hills Trek?

It is a 9 KM trek to and fro. A person with average fitness will approximately take 6-8 hours to complete the trek.  

What are the other places to visit in Coorg?

  • Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Tadiandamol Peak
  • Madikeri Fort
  • Raja’s Tomb
  • Abbey Falls
  • Iruppu Falls
  • Brahmagiri Hills
  • Nagarhole National Park

What is the level of fitness expected from the trekkers?

This trek can be covered by any kind of person. Moreover, it is an easy trek. Although the route is not well-marked, the trek leaders would guide you through. Along with this, you will cover most of the course by walking and jumping on obstacles.



  • Firstly, consumption of alcohol, intoxicants and smoking would not be tolerated during the entire course of the journey and the trek. Kindly co-operate with us to make the experience more fun.
  • Secondly, do not expect any luxuries on the trip. The locations that we host are at remote places and we do our best to arrange the basic facilities. The goal is to be outdoors.
  • Thirdly, the Food that shall be provided will be Basic Veg Food. We do not serve Non-Veg Food.
  • Next, put Litter in its place, do not trash your travel.
  • Lastly, in case of traffic delays or breakdowns, expect a little delay in reaching the destination.
  • In conclusion, Plan The Unplanned shall not be responsible for any of your belongings, valuables, jewellery etc. Kindly do take care.