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Asia's largest monotith ......

The place is extremely super n satisfying The view of manvhanbele dam from peak is awesome Most... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2019
Bengaluru, India
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An impressive Trek, weekend getaway location close to Bangalore !

We had planned this trip as a family trek. For the sake of future visitors, I am listing out some... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

The place is extremely super n satisfying The view of manvhanbele dam from peak is awesome Most exciting trekking experience. _Steep climbing rocks _Follow current wire to reach peak in correct way _ wear proper trekking shoes , (chappals shandals are useless and horrible to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank shivanands2019
Reviewed March 19, 2019

We had planned this trip as a family trek. For the sake of future visitors, I am listing out some points for guidance: A. If you are planning as a trek, pls plan in winter. If going in summer pls plan to be at the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank ramanathanv67
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

It is the largest monolithic hill. Climbing is little bit difficult and for climbing you have to trace electric wire to reach top of the hill. We started at morning 4o clock and reached top (nandi temple) at 6:30 Am and sunrise is awesome. Nice...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Bhargavahr
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Savandurga is a place where people visit for the temple, park and for trekking. This is a weekend getaway location and for the fitness enthusiast who climbs this hill and summit at the Nandi at the top. At the foothill, there are two temples where...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Thripzel
Reviewed February 5, 2019

This place is an hour and half from Bangalore and is a very basic hike. but be sure its very riskey to hike in the rains, so avoid it in the rains. the middle spot which looks like a castle wall, is also an nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

We travelled from Tumkur,road is good for da bike ride in the early morning.The view from the peak is jzt wow and it's not dat much easy to climb ,so shld make plans vth dose who luv trekking bcz most will feel bit difficult to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Savandurga is a hill located in Ramnagara District 60 km west of Bengaluru. As many of you already know, Savandurga is considered to be one among the largest monolith hills in Asia. One fine morning in the wintry December, we went there to conquer this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CapGypsy
Reviewed January 5, 2019

The trek is difficult comparing other treks near Bangalore. At the starting point only, there is little steep, which requires Monkey kind of climbing. After that the trek is simple. The shoes should have a fine grip otherwise the rocks are really slippery. Must carry...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank sourabhindian1
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited by bike from Electronic City. Started by early morning. It generally takes about 2.5 hours to reach the place. The bike route through Nice road followed by Mysore Road is a treat for bikers considering the quality of road or the scenic beauty....More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank SudebK2
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Hi Guys, I'm writing genuine and latest reviews on our recent visit to the SAVANDURGA TREK (01-DEC-2018) and great experience we had with it. Please take your time to go through the reviews... I'll straight away start. Here it goes - Absolutely no doubt, it's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from vishakhv | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Thripzel | Reviewed this property |
Summer time is very hot and makes the hike and trekking tiring, so you can visit in Winters. You can visit other seasons also provided if you start the hike early in the morning at 6 am and reach the peak soon and descend... More