Sunday, February 8, 2015

Another night trek to Savandurga

Past post (the first trip to Savandurga).

Night trek to Savandurga & Sunrise at top

Today we explored this place again in moon light and had wonderful time with friends & family. It was really windy night but it was worth going that as we saw an beautiful Sunrise. 

Caution:
1, Must carry sleeping bag.
2, Water
3, Torch,
4, Good shoes.
5, Something to eat (DO NOT LITTER, Keep beautiful place beautiful)

~3 AM -=vipsy
Mountain rock @ ~3 AM -=vipsy
Night view @ ~3 AM -=vipsy 
The wall on the way ~3 AM -=vipsy
Night vision @ ~5 AM -=vipsy
Savandurga Peak @ ~5 AM -=vipsy
It's time to sunrise @ ~6:30 AM -=vipsy 
It's time to sunrise @ ~6:30 AM -=vipsy
On the top of this hill you can clearly see near by mountain hiding clouds and the most beautiful SUNRISE and the beautiful MOON. 

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Sunrise @ Savandurga ~ 6:47 AM -=vipsy
Sunrise @ Savandurga ~ 6:47 AM -=vipsy
Sunrise @ Savandurga ~ 6:47 AM -=vipsy
Sunrise @ Savandurga ~ 6:47 AM -=vipsy
Sunrise @ Savandurga ~ 6:50 AM -=vipsy
Sunrise @ Savandurga ~ 6:50 AM -=vipsy 
Sunrise @ Savandurga ~ 6:50 AM -=vipsy 
Sunrise @ Savandurga ~ 6:50 AM -=vipsy
Sunrise @ Savandurga ~ 6:50 AM -=vipsy
Sunrise @ Savandurga ~ 7 AM -=vipsy 
Mountain hidden in cloud -=vipsy
The moon, saying Have a nice day -=vipsy
-=Vipsy

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Trip to Pushpagiri, Karnataka

Pushpagiri or Kumara Parvatha, at 1,712 metres (5,617 ft),  is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. It is located in the Somwarpet Taluk, 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Somwarpet in the northern part of Kodagu district on the border between Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu districts. It is 6th highest peak of Karnataka.

Somwarpet, -=Vipsy

From Somwarpet drive around 10 KM toward Pushpagiri in between you can goto Mallali Waterfall and then start for pushpagiri around 12 PM. 

The Mallali waterfall is around 2 KM offroad from the pushpagiri path.

http://through-dlens.blogspot.in/2014/12/mallalli-falls-kodagu-district-karnataka.html

There is a temple you can leave your car there and start trekking. After 1.5 KM you will reach the forest check-post. You need to pay 200/- per person as entry fee to pushpagiri. 

After that you need to cross a river and start trekking. 

Trekking path  -=Vipsy

Trekking path  -=Vipsy
 Be careful during such path. Its deep forest.

Trekking path  -=Vipsy

Trekking path  -=Vipsy
While crossing the forest you'll see some open place and can see clear sky.

Kumara Parvata  -=Vipsy

A beautiful sky -=vipsy

You need to cross such steep rocks. be careful.

Steep rocks -=vipsy
 On the TOP you can do camp fire, put your tent, collect some woods and enjoy evening. This will be really cold and windy.

Fire on the top -=vipsy

Fire on the top -=vipsy

Fire on the top -=vipsy

Fire on the top -=vipsy

Moon -=vipsy

Sunrise @ pushpagiri -=vipsy

Early Morning @ pushpagiri -=vipsy

Early Morning @ pushpagiri -=vipsy
Start early morning to climb down, just after sunrise so you can see another beauty of this forest.
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 How ever you need to be very careful with wild animals.

scary forest -=vipsy
Good morning -=vipsy
You can also spot some roots with art.

root art -=vipsy

-= Vipsy

Mallalli Falls, Kodagu District, Karnataka

Mallalli Falls (Kannada:ಮಲ್ಲಳ್ಳಿ ಜಲಪಾತ) is situated in the northern region of Kodagu District, Karnataka. Mallalli falls is situated in the foothills of pushpagiri mountains, around 25 km from Somwarpet and 265 km from Bangalore. The Kumaradhara river is the main watercourse for this waterfall. It later flows through Kukke Subrahmanya and merges with the Netravati -the lifeline of Mangalore at Uppinangadi

Start early morning toward Mallali water fall. You may need to walk around 1-2 KM and around 700 steps down to reach the waterfall.
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 Walking path toward Mallali waterfall.
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 Checkpoint. Need to pay 5/- each.
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 From here you need to go down around 700 steps. Few satires and then trekking around 1 KM.
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  A view from top.
Mallali waterfall -=vipsy

Mallali waterfall -=vipsy

Mallali waterfall -=vipsy

Mallali waterfall -=vipsy

Mallali waterfall -=vipsy
 On the way to waterfall.
Way to Mallali waterfall -=vipsy
 From the down.
Mallali waterfall -=vipsy

Mallali waterfall -=vipsy

Mallali waterfall -=vipsy

Mallali waterfall -=vipsy
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