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Bananthimari Betta Trek

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Pumped Adventure
Couples/Group Adventure, Family Adventure, Solo Adventure
24 hrs confirmation
Expert Instructor
5Kms | 3700 Ft


Wake up to get going on an adventure-filled expedition to the Bananthimari hills, also known as the Karadi Betta, which is translated to the ‘Land of Bears’. This trek takes you across the steep and daring ancient trails of Bananthimari. Situated in the corner of Bangalore city, this hillock is a tourist spot with diverse, lush green vegetation and enchanting landscapes. 


The Bananthimari trek promises an easy hiking experience for both newbies and experienced trekkers alike. The entire Karadi Kallu betta trekking is covered with rocks and boulder paths amidst plush meadows in the backdrop. Prepare for some exhilaration as you’ll trek on a trail covered by dense and musty forests, which house wild animals like deer, bears and elephants.


Whether you’re a nature lover or are in for some adventure, you’ll fall in love with this trekking route. The Bananthimari hills offer a perfect serenity and thrill for every trekker. AdventuRush’s Bananthimari betta camping helps you get this magical yet adventurous experience checked off the bucket list within a few hours!

  • Embark on an exhilarating trek to Karadi Betta, and get your eyes soaked in the gorgeous viewpoints and breathtaking lush greenery.
  • Discover the alluring wildlife heritage and sightsee wild animals and birds in Bananthimari betta.
  • Get your eyes soaked in a scintillating landscape of dense green forests and dry, barren hills.
  • Brace yourselves to get mesmerised by the white water cascading at the hilltop (Arkavathi river view).
  • Explore architectural and heritage highlights near the viewpoint.

  • Begin your journey by boarding the bus from Bangalore to Bananthimari by 6.30 a.m.
  • Reach the base camp and visit the historic Devi temple before starting the trek.
  • Reach the viewpoint by 10.30 a.m., and get lured into the plush greenery.
  • Trek down the same route to the base camp.
  • Leave for Bangalore by 3:00 p.m. after lunch.
  • Transportation
  • Meals
  • Guide Charges.
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Charges
  • Age limit 12+.
  • Keeping your safety first, if the weather is poor, the event may be delayed or postpone, and an alternative time slot will be suggested.
  • Please carry an ID proof and passport size photo (PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof).
  • Kindly read all sections in attachment to know more about the trip.
  • Kindly pay full attention to the briefing provided and follow all guidelines as recommended.
  • Trekking is to immerse oneself in nature, so please expect basic facilities.
  • Electricity may be available only at a few locations.
  • Package includes vegetarian meals only.
  • Vendor details will be shared post booking. Please co-ordinate with vendor on reporting time & location.

Starting Point

Indiranagar, Banglore

100 Feet Rd, Binnamangala, Hoysala Nagar, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038


Ending Point

Indiranagar, Banglore

100 Feet Rd, Binnamangala, Hoysala Nagar, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038

  • 06:30 AM - Pick up from, Indiranagar
  • 06:45 AM - Pick up from Domlur Sky Walk, Opp to Domlur Bus Stop
  • 07:00 AM - Pick up from Sapphire Toys, Richmond Road (Near Sacred Heart Church)
  • 07:30 AM - Pick up from JP Nagar Metro Station

  • We will confirm your booking within 24 hours.
  • In case of non-availability for the date, our team will contact you to work out the best possible dates. Kindly bear with us as this industry does not work with real-time inventory views from vendor partners. 
  • If you wish to cancel before receiving a confirmation, you will receive a 100% refund. 

  • Full Refund- If cancelled before 7 days of the scheduled date. 
  • No Refund- If cancelled within 7 days of the scheduled date.
  • If participants are unable or refuse to go through with the experience at the site, no refund will be applicable.


  • 100% at the time of booking.

Rescheduling is subject to availability.

Once the cancellation window ends, rescheduling cannot be done.

Each booking allows for a maximum of two rescheduling opportunities. After which, no further changes can be made to the booking.

Any price differences resulting from rescheduling, such as changes in seasonal rates or availability, will be applicable and will be communicated to the customer during the rescheduling process.

In the event that a customer requests a rescheduling but fails to attend the newly scheduled appointment, it will be considered a missed appointment, and our standard cancellation policy will apply

  • The ideal time to visit Bananthimari Betta  Trek is during June to October when the weather is pleasant and favourable for trekking.

  • The starting point for this trek is from  Indiranagar, Banglore.

  • Yes, beginners can attempt the Bananthimari Betta  Trek, but it is necessary to be physically fit and mentally prepared for the challenges of the trek. It is advisable to start with less difficult routes and gradually progress.

  • Some precautions to take while trekking Bananthimari Betta include carrying sufficient water, wearing proper trekking shoes, carrying necessary medications, and being aware of weather conditions and trail markings.

  • If you become ill and cannot finish the trek, you will be taken to the base camp depending on the situation. Please note that reimbursement or rescheduling for the same is not possible. The traveller will be responsible for any additional costs incurred during this transfer.

  • Full Refund- If cancelled before 7 days before scheduled departure.
  • No Refund- If cancelled by the customer less than 7 days before scheduled departure. 
  • If participants are unable or refuse to go through with the experience at the site, no refund will be applicable. 

  • The payment policy is 100% at the time of booking.

  • Refunds are subject to the cancellation policies. All refunds will be processed in 10 business days to the source account. 

  • In case of extreme bad weather, government restriction or political disturbance, if any activity is cancelled; then the operator will suggest the best possible alternative. However, a cash refund is not applicable. In case of a change in itinerary due to weather, any additional expenses will be borne by the traveller. 

  • 06:30 AM – Pick up from , Indiranagar
  • 06:45 AM – Pick up from Domlur Sky Walk, Opp to Domlur Bus Stop
  • 07:00 AM – Pick up from Sapphire Toys, Richmond Road (Near Sacred Heart Church)
  • 07:30 AM – Pick up from JP Nagar Metro Station

Begin your Bananthimari betta trek by departing from Bangalore on a comfortable non-AC bus between 6.30 to 7.30 a.m. Choose your best pick-up points from the given lot-  Indira Nagar (6.30 am), Domlur SkyWalk (6.45 am), Sapphire Toys (7.00 am) and JP Nagar Metro Station (7.30 am).


En route, enjoy a delicious breakfast, pack a tasty lunch, and set off to the trek base by 8.30 a.m. Kickstart trekking by exploring the historic Devi temple near Karadi Betta’s base. Buckle up as you set your foot on a dry, muddy trail that lasts for a distance of 100 metres.


Then get ready for a daring steep ascend with a 360 panoramic view of plushy fields and patches of gorgeous greenery. Reach the most-awaited peak viewpoint around 10- 10.30 am and witness the morning light diverge through the musty trees forming surreal canopies. 

Get spellbound at the peak amidst an alluring view as the gorgeous hills stretch. Lay back, relax and unwind for a while at this spectacular spot. As you view the entire town, have your packed lunch in nature’s lap.


Wrap this day by trekking back to the base on the same route. Depart to Bangalore from Karadibetta by 3 p.m. with pictures on your camera roll and memories in your heart. 


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