For the last two years, covid waves have ruined the vacation plans of every person but not anymore. This is the best time to say goodbye to the hustle of city life and say hello to calm and serene places. It is the best time to face some adventure and let loose our free souls. Trekking has always been a favorite choice of people when it comes to witnessing some adventure. Trekking can rejuvenate a person from inside and fill him or her with unmatchable energy. When it comes to the sunrise trek, the unimaginable beauty of the rising sun adds more to the excitement. 


Skandagiri treks : 

Skandagiri Hills, also known as Kalavara Durga, is one of the classic trekking locations near Nandi Hills. With the view of dense clouds, chirping birds, the sun hiding and appearing, and witnessing nature so closely, trekking to Skandagiri hills is one of the best things to do. The old rocky temple at the top of the hills is one of the popular beauty which must be captured by cameras and naked eyes.

Uttari Betta sunrise trek : 

It is one of the most popular sunrise trekking destinations in Karnataka. It is a five kilometers long trek that covers a thick, lush green landscape. The scenic beauty is very similar to western ghats. The trek starts from a small village, enters into the footwall, and later crosses through seven doors made of stone to reach the halfway point of the hike which also has a Shankareswar temple at the top. The view of the rising sun from the temple is astonishing. After the temple, the trek also continues towards a small jungle cave, which is a completely different and unexpected world of its own. 

Ananthagiri Sunrise Trek : 

If your idea of a perfect vacation includes high heels, thick greenery, and an eye-catching sunrise, then Ananthagiri hill is a perfect destination for you. Ananthagiri hills are located in Vikarabad district, just eighty kilometers from Hyderabad. Situated inside the thick forest, Ananthagiri Hills is a perfect destination for summer vacation because the temperature drops from the average temperature of the city. This makes it an ideal vacation spot to beat the city heat. Ananthagiri hills are located near Hyderabad which is a major city linked with every major city of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, etc. One can reach the Ananthagiri hills by air, rail, and road. 

Channarayana Durga

Located at a distance of around a hundred kilometers from Bangalore, Channarayana Durga is a hilltop situated at Madhugiri near the Tumkur district of Karnataka. This fort was built in the seventeenth century. It is another very famous hill fort for trekking destinations near Bangalore. 

The trek offers a variety of rustic hills and medicinal plants to be witnessed along the way. To reach the fort, one needs to take a trail from Bangalore to Tumkur, which is an easy path to cover. The difficulty level of this trek is kept under moderate range and it is quite exploring as there are no signboards along the way. It takes around half a day to complete the entire trek. These small treks offer rich heritage and cultural values to the hikers.

Kunti Betta Trek

Located at a distance of one hundred twelve kilometers from Bangalore, Kunti Betta is another eye-soothing hill located in the Mandya district in the state of Karnataka. It is believed that Pandavas took exile in this very place, hence it is also called Pandavapura. The difficulty level to reach the hill is kept under a moderate range. It takes around two hours to reach the hilltop from the base. 

Kunti Betta is also famous for a temple with a pond situated at the foothill which is popular among pilgrims. The forest trekking begins near the pond itself. The place is full of natural beauty consisting of paddy fields, coconut trees, and lush greenery. The fort is also famous for rock climbing. Another famous lake, located around four kilometers from the hill, offers another eye-catching view during the hiking. The month of October to May is the best time to visit Kunti Betta.

Kabbaladurga Trek : 

Kabbaladurga is located at a distance of seventy kilometers from Bangalore. The fort has derived its name from the temple of Goddess Kabbalamma which is situated at the peak. The fort is rocky, full of greenery, and serene. The sun-rising view from the top is absolutely jaw-dropping. This trekking destination is perfect for beginners as well as expert traveling enthusiasts. 

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