Ettina Bhuja -Kemmanagundi Trek - A Mesmerizing trek in the Charmadi

Ettina Bhuja ,located in the Ranges of Charmadi ,is one among the many trek points in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. Located at the altitude of 4,625ft from the Sea Level is known for its outstanding scenery.

Short Itinerary

Day 0:
Reach Bangalore

Day 1:
0200 hrs : Start journey, breakfast enroute
0700 hrs : Reach Kemmanagundi Z-Point trek

1100 hrs : Return from Trek
1200 hrs : Reach Hebbe Falls

1500 hrs : Lunch
1830 hrs : Reach Accommodation / Ettina Bhuja base for camping


Day 2 :
0700 hrs : Start Trekking to Ettina Bhuja Hill
1400 hrs : Reach Base Camp and have Lunch
1600 hrs : Start journey towards Bangalore, dinner enroute
2200 hrs :  Reach Bangalore

Day 0
2200 hrs : Gathering in Bangalore. After Dinner we start our journey

Day 1

0200hrs : Depart from Bangalore


Breakfast Enroute


0700 hrs :  Reach Kemmanagundi Z-Point and start Trekking. This is a short trek of 3kms, Z Point is a vantage point which can be reached after undertaking a thrilling trek, thereby making it a must-visit place for all the adventure lovers out there. On the trek, one also comes to beautiful surroundings and lush green valleys and waterfalls. Comprising some of the deepest ravines, the trek to reach the Z Point is likely to offer you some of the best views of Kemmangundi.



1100 hrs : Return from the trek and head towards Hebbe waterfalls

1200 hrs :  Reach Hebbe falls entry point, Board Forest Office vehicle. After 45 mins of drive across the lush green grasslands, walk for 30 mins with streams of fresh water flowing beside you  to reach the Magnificent Hebbe Falls . Spend time near the waterfalls and enjoy the cool and calm weather.

1400 hrs : Return from  Hebbe  Falls

1500 hrs : Lunch

1830 hrs : Reach Accommodation / Ettina Bhuja Trek Base Camp and Camp Overnight

Day 2
0700 hrs :Start Trekking to Ettina Bhuja Mountain after breakfast. A unique structure of the peak that looks like Ox’s shoulder or hump. You spot this just after trekking for five minutes from the temple. This resemblance of the structure got the name as Ettina Bhuja trek. 


The green vegetation field hiding the rare faunas will welcome your visit under the moderately hot sunlight. During your stroll, you can capture the panoramic view of surrounding hills and valleys.

The Trek starts from the ancient Sri Nanya Bhairaveshwara Temple. After 15 to 20 minutes of a trek from the temple, you will enter a forest. This is the starting point of the forest. Home to a variety of birds and leeches.Trekking inside the forest is the most thrilling part of the trek. The birds calling in the background and the leaves rustling in the wind, you will notice a sudden change in the surroundings as soon as you enter the forest. A Scenic view starts unfolding as one starts to ascend the hill.

1400 hrs : Reach Base Camp, Relax and finish Lunch

1600 hrs : Start Journey towards Bangalore with loads of beautiful memories and lush green surroundings along the journey.

Dinner Enroute

2200 hrs : Reach Bangalore


Depart to Hometowns

Detailed Itinerary

Inclusions

  1. Transport

  2. Tents

  3. Forest Entry Charges

  4. All  Permits, Taxes etc. applicable

  5. Tour Planning, Expertise and Organiser charges.

Exclusions

  1. Food

  2. Personal Expense

  3. Any extra costs borne in case of plan deviations( as decided by event lead).

  4. Anything not included in “Inclusions”

  5. Any payment gateway charges if decided to use one (contact us to bypass the payment gateway charges)

What to Carry?

Mandatory Carry

  1. Basic First Aid kit

  2. Two Reusable Food Boxes ( For Packed Breakfast and Lunch)

  3. Identity Card

  4. Caps/ Hats

  5. Water (Minimum two litres)

  6.  Electrolyte Powder/Drink

  7. Comfortable Clothes

  8. A warm layer (Pull over, sweater or a jacket)

  9. Sleeping Bag

Optional Carry

  1. High-calorie snacks (Nuts & dry fruits, chocolates, etc.)

  2. Sunscreen lotion

  3. Trekking poles

Type

Short Treks

Moderate

Difficulty

Bangalore

Base

Best Time

Oct - Feb

Duration

Weekend Plan

Max. Altitude

1410 m / 4625 ft

Min. Age

16

Location

Karnataka

Price Starts from

₹3199