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Skandagiri Hills is yet another masterpiece in the Chikballapura Dist, Karnataka. This is considered to be one of the super frequently visit places from Bangaloreans after Nandi betta. This place also holds the status of for being one of the best places to trek to witness an amazing sunrise.

Wait, this is not just known for the amazing nature scenes, you could also witness the ruins of an 18th century fort that was primarily used as a base to fight britishers. Skandagiri is also knows as Kalavara Durga and is located approx 65 km away from Bangalore.

If you are planning to visit this place, remember, November to March - winter season would be the best time to visit Skandagiri. Also, this would be difficult for you to visit in monsoon season.


Skandagiri Trek

As we already know that how ideal this place is for trek. The night trek to Skandagiri is super preferred as you can witness the one of the best sunrise from this place. If you are a sleep baby, don't worry! you can rest and start your trek as early as 4 in the morning to reach the peak before the sunrise.

Additional Information

  • Prices for trek starts from as low as 1000 /- from Bangalore
  • You can pick you day and date and trek generally starts from 2 AM/3 AM
  • You can book your trek Thrillophilia below on the date convenient to you.

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How Far Is It?

Bangalore - 66 km

Mysore - 200 km

Mangalore - 393 km

Hubli - 401 km

Ballari - 255 km


How To Reach Skandagiri?

By Flight

Kempegowda International Airport is the nearest airport to Skandagiri. You definitely have to rent a bike/car from airport post that to reach hills.

By Road

This is the best means to take in order to reach Skandagiri if you are travelling from Bangalore. If you are travelling from any other city, it is advised to travel in your own vehicle. It makes it very easy for you to travel.

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Best Things To Do In Skandagiri

Do not forget to do these if you are visiting this place

  • Sunrise trek to Skandagiri View point
  • Nandi Hills - This is few kms away from this place.
  • Cycling
  • Tipu's Fort
  • Bhoga Nandishwara Temple (5 km)
  • Extreme Karts & Adventures (15.5 km)
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