Bangalore is surrounded by many splendid hills and hillocks waiting to be explored. If you are looking to check them one by one, then surely you must add this to your bucket list. Uttari Betta, the fortified hill known as Hutridurga is in the south-east of Kunigal taluk is the most popular trekking trails in Karnataka and that is without a reason because of the magnificent beauty it possesses Uttari Betta.
This popular trekking trail of Karnataka is a five-kilometer climb that treats adventurers with stunning views that imprint onto their minds for the rest of their lives.
Not only this trek is a super master of scenic views, but it also thrills you with the historic fort walls, intricate stone steps. An interesting fact is that this hill fort is said to have eight gateways from the foot to the summit in addition to the other several outer gates.
What waits on the top? The trek summit delivers the temple of Shankareswar where one gets an extensive view of the landscape dotted by a large number of hills.
This exclusive sunrise trek with Plan The Unplanned, takes you right into the middle of nature with the help of caves, jungles, and huge boulders that will make you marvel at the immensity of life.
It makes sure that the trekkers feel at one with the abundant wildlife and vegetation that its path has to offer. So if you want to completely belong to nature, come along on this trek and get to be a part of something bigger than all of us.
After walking for a good amount of time in the dark through the village, you will come across a glorious fort that will immediately transport you to another world altogether. Walkthrough the walls of this fort to come across the seven doors of stone. The trail is mostly rocking by going over boulders and steps carved into huge rocks. But worry not, our trek leaders will always be there to motivate you, making sure no one is left behind.
The end of the climb is when you pass these doors, you will come to the temple of Shankareswar. This temple is right at the top and is also the middle point of the trek. Make sure to take in the beautiful view at the top as it is a view that is unlike any other that you have seen before.
After absorbing the beauty at the top of the hill, make your way towards the jungle cave that will have you captivated by its entire beauty. Just for a moment, you will forget what it is like to be a part of civilization as you will become a part of another world altogether.
The trail will end when you come across a huge grassland at the top of the hill, which will be surrounded by huge boulders. We will observe the stunning sunrise at this location, with only green grass, clear blue skies, and dark grey boulders for our company. Make sure to remember this moment for as long as you can, as it will remind you of the absolute peace you felt at that moment.
Following the gorgeous sunrise, with a magical mix of colors in the sky, we let ourselves drown in its beauty. Quickly after this, we will begin our descent back to the base camp. Make sure to tread carefully, while being enchanted by the beauty of the hills. We shall pause on the way to have a quick breakfast and then set out for Bangalore.
What’s the wait? Pack your backpack for the next weekend and join us as we conquer this beauty. Intrigued with all these weekend adventures? Check out the other amazing getaways you can explore from Bangalore and let’s team up for the adventure
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
Oct 3rd 2021 , it was awesome trip to uttarai betta had a good amount of fun and sweet memories. Special thanks to Khushi prasad trekking lead from PTU
Had a great trekking experience with PTU! Amazing, super fun trek leads who are also very responsible. I am sure Uttara Betta trek would not had been this much fun, had it not been for PTU.
Hats off to PTU and the leads. Highly recommended!
I had been following this page on Instagram for about 2 months now. Went to UttariBetta trek with the group. My first with them and also my first with complete strangers. Well, I’ll just say that they are not strangers anymore. For anyone who’s in Bangalore, guys, you will not be disappointed! The trek leaders are amazing.! They make sure that everyone enjoys and they too enjoy themselves along with everyone else. I had a great time! Not a single minute was boring.
One hell of an experience with team PTU at Uttari Betta🥳 from starting off the trip to trying to make new friends to the ice breaking activities to trekking to fun games to endless pictures and conversations, we all ended up making lots of good memories at the end of the day🤩 Kudos to the leads(Khushi and Ramya) for creating such a wonderful vibe! Would definitely come back for more of such happieee experiences🤗
This was my 4th trek(Guddi bande, Uttari betta, Gokarna, Kodachadri) in this year with Plan the Unplanned.
Every trek gave me new experience, great memories and met with amzaing people.
Travelling with plan the unplanned give you feel like you are travelling with your school friends, you can have so much fun even though you are travelling solo.
The trek leads are very encouraging and will made sure everyone stayed involved and had fun.
I would totally recommend to anyone who wants to travel solo or unsure of a holiday plan!
Overall a great experience for me.
Thank you so much PTU, cheers !!!