As the title of the article suggests, itâ€™s a trekking to the Horagina Betta (Karnataka, India) to be conducted in the month of October. People seeking for adventure & want to gain some experience can now grab this great opportunity. If you are suffering from any minor health issues just donâ€™t hesitate because the trekking will be conducted at moderate level.
At a distance of 65 KMs away from Bangalore there is one of the major hillrocks on route to the Nandi Hill Mountain known as â€œHoragina Bettaâ€ which means the outside rock ( Aka Nandi One) is the popular tourist destination. It has never been visited by trekkers. For a day trip a nice drive from Bangalore and good trek makes Channagiri an ideal destination. The terrain is very diversen, rocky at some places & evergreen forest on the slopes. But beware of the naughty monkeys living at the very beautiful Lord Shani-Eshwara temple situated at the peak. The birdlife of species like Nilgiri Woodpigeon, breeding pair of Shaheen Falcon, Peregrine Falcon & Yellow-throated Bulbul at hillslopes attract lots of birdwatchers and photographers. The evergreen forest patch on top of the hill being a favoured wintering location for many migrant species of warblers, flycatchers and thrushes. The Malabar Whistling Thrush, Uropeltid snakes and Pill millipedes which are known only from the Western Ghats ranges are also found here.
Day 1 - One Day Trek to Horagina Betta
06:30AM Pick up from 80ft Road Indiranagar nagar
06:45AM Pickup from New Shanti Sagar Hotel, Domlur
07:00AM Pickup From Lifestyle, Magrath Road (Near Garuda Mall)
Have breakfast on the way and pack lunch
Start Trekking to Horagina betta, Reach peak, explore. Have packed lunch
Trek down and Depart to Bangalore
Have tea coffee on the way back
08:30PM Reach Bangalore