Kudremukh is Kannada for “horse’s face.” This call changed into stimulated by way of the height’s specific form. As it turned into handy from Samse village, this was traditionally referred to as Samseparvath.
Kudremukh is inside the district of Chikkamagaluru, in the heart of the Western Ghats. It is a part of Kudremukh countrywide Park, the second-largest flora and fauna sanctuary within the Western Ghats.
It is the 1/3 maximum peak in Karnataka after Mullayyangiri and Baba Budangiri and is placed at an elevation of 6,207 ft.
Wherein to go for the Kudremukh Trek-
It is tough to get in contact with Mullodi immediately.
To get to the Kudremukh front, you have to first travel about 10 kilometers from Kalasa. Rent a jeep from the doorway point to Mullodi village, which houses the forest office. This is the point at which you ought to acquire permission and start your adventure.
It’s miles possible to pressure or take public transportation to Kalasa after which to the Kudremukh entrance point.
What to look for the horse Face shape of the height-
The Kudremukh peak has a completely unique structure that resembles a horse’s face from the side. This seems to be nearer, however it will require another three hours of walking.
Hiking in the Shola forest
The grasslands and shrublands seen within the western ghats are known locally as shola. You must trek thru the shola woodland to reach the Kudremukh height.
Flora and fauna in this wooded area consists of deer, lion-tailed macaques, Malabar massive squirrels, leopards, common langurs, and others. You may come upon them while trekking if you’re lucky. Leeches may be located at every step on this segment all through the monsoon season.
One of the maximum charming elements of this section is the waterfalls and small streams. Numerous streams have to be crossed on the manner to the peak.
When is the pleasant time to visit Kudremukh?
Kudremukh is satisfactory visited between June and February. The weather inside the Kalasa vicinity, then again, is quality all yr.
For the duration of the monsoon and winter, many small streams, darkish shola forest, bamboo shrubs tall enough to the touch the sky, and rolling inexperienced hills can be seen.
A few sections of the adventure take location in the outdoor. Summer time hiking is therefore not recommended.
Detail itinerary –
Day 1: leave for Kudremukh top from Bangalore.
We will then journey overnight to Chikamagalur in search of Kudremukh.
On Saturday, we’ll arrive in Kudremukh.
Visit Kudremukh countrywide Park via vehicle. At around 6:00 a.M. Have a mild breakfast to present you power for the day.
Start the 22-kilometer trek to Kudremukh peak at nine:00 a.M. (1,848 m).
The reasonably tough trek takes about five hours to finish! It starts with a muddy path and keeps via a plateau, passing via numerous meadows and grasslands alongside the manner.
The trek takes approximately 5 hours to finish and is of moderate trouble! It begins with a muddy course and progresses through a plateau to numerous meadows and grasslands alongside the way.
After the primary three-four kilometers
The climb becomes steep and remains steep for the rest of the manner. The route is by and large grasslands as some distance as the attention can see, apart from a few dense forest patches.
Arrive past due within the afternoon at the summit and experience your halfway lunch while admiring the breathtaking view of the sloping vegetables all round!
Take within the view as soon as you have reached the pinnacle.
Panorama views of Kudremukh top begin descending no later than 2:00 PM.
After finishing, return to base camp at 6:00 p.M.
Revel in a bonfire and a dinner of local cuisine.
Retire and get a few rest.
Day 2: Somawathi Falls and then return
All through the trek, you’ll either stay in camps or a homestay/guesthouse, relying on availability and desire.
If you select to stay in a camp (shared lodging), we can provide you with tenting gadget which includes waterproof tents, napping bags, insulated mats, and so on.
What ought to You bring?
Sanitizer and mask
Identity verification is required.
Shades and a hat (your want)
Wear quick-drying trekking/sports activities pants.
Get dressed in light-colored apparel.
It isn’t endorsed to put on dark colorings.
Wearing gold or other embellishes isn’t recommended.
Proper traction hiking/sports activities shoes
Hydration bag/water bottle to a few liters
Snacks: Energized electricity bars: fruits dried, Powdered ORS
Please get dressed in complete sleeves and tune pants to keep away from the summer time warmness. There is sunlight, thorns, bugs, and prickles.
Due to the fact rain is forecast, p.C. Your property carefully to keep away from getting moist.
Positioned your valuables/phones in two distinctive plastic bags.
If you don’t need to head out of doors, put on rainwear, a poncho, or a waterproof jacket.
For the duration of the monsoon and winter, many small streams, darkish shola forest, bamboo shrubs tall enough to the touch the sky, and rolling inexperienced hills can be seen. Arrive past due within the afternoon at the summit and experience your halfway lunch while admiring the breathtaking view of the sloping vegetables all round!