Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta Trek

1 Day
Starting from 999 Per Person
Sightseeing included
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Permits included
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Meals included
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Travel included
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Note: Mask, Sanitizer and Gloves are mandatory for all travellers.

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About Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta Trek

  • Trek Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
  • Highest Elevation: 3780 ft./ 1152m
  • Trek Duration: 1 Day
  • Trek Distance: 12 kms (Both ways)
  • Region: Kanakapura, Ramanagara District, Karnataka
  • Base Camp: Koonala Doddi
  • Nearest Bus Stand: Koonala Doddi
  • Nearest Railway Station/Airport: Ramanagaram railway station (28 kms from Kanakapura)/ Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore (43 km by road to reach Kanakapura from the airport)
  • Best time to do: August to January
  • Approximate Temperature Range: During Day (27°C to31 °C) and Night Time (16°C to 20 °C)

Bilikal Rangaswamy

    Bilikal Betta also referred to as Ranganathaswamy Betta stands at 3780ft situated 55 km away from Bangalore on Kanakapura region. The name of the hill is derived from Ranganathaswamy temple located at the hilltop which was built under a large, white rock. Bili is a Kannada word that means white and Kallu is referred to as a stone. So, this hill is also known as the White Hills as you can find lots of white rocks at the hilltop. Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta trek is all about narrow routes, bamboos, encountering animals and a lot more. The entire trail is properly paved as the pilgrims use on a daily basis to visit the temple. Just a 2-hour drive from Bangalore, you can easily arrive at this serene place. 

    Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta falls under the Eastern Ghats and the entire area is covered with shrub forest. You need to take permission for trekking as this area is maintained by the Karnataka forest department. Elephants and other wild animals live in the surrounding forests and sometimes they cross to the Bilikal Betta trail. When reaching the top the view is scenic as you can witness the Kanakapura ranges including Savanadurga, Kabbala Durga, and BM Betta. 

    Price Comparison

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    999 1 Day

    Thrillophilia

    1100 1 Day

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    NA 1 Day

    Bikat Adventures

    NA NA

    Trek the Himalayas

    NA NA
    Wander On NA NA

    Just Wravel

    NA NA

    Adventure Nation

    1050 1 Day

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Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta Trek - Short Itinerary

Day 01: Koonala Doddi – Ranganathaswamy Temple; Take a bus or your private vehicle to reach the Koonala Doddi village. After walking towards the Maruti temple, your climb will begin.

Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta Trek – Detailed Itinerary

The base point of the trek is Koonala Doddi where you will find a Maruti temple. Take a right turn from the temple and begin your climb. The path is quite narrow, filled with trees and bushes. After walking for half km, the path becomes a bit steep and the forest denser. On the route, you may have chances to encounter bears, elephants, and other wildlife. Walking for half an hour, you can see a large boulder. From here, you will start walking on a steep trail. A few stretches are there where you are required to climb with your hands and feet. However, a few places are there where the trail is flat and you can take some rest. 

Maruti Temple

A maximum of 2.5 hours is required to reach the top. There is also a trail solely for private vehicles that reach the temple from the Kanakapura side. At the top, you can see the Ranganathaswamy temple is at your left. A huge granite boulder is placed above the head of the temple and there is a small pond in front of the temple. Many excursions are conducted in this hill and the best part is this place is not yet commercialized so you can relax and explore the area peacefully. 

Villages

For descending just follow the same route that you took for climbing. Within an hour you will arrive at the base. Another way to come down is to follow the vehicle trail, but you will enter the Kanakapura area and Chakanahalli as well as Sunghatta villages. This is a long route and you need to walk for 3 kms for reaching Sunghatta village. Please keep in mind that there are fewer buses towards Kanakapura from the village

If you have an extra day, then camp at night and witness the glorious sunrise the next morning. You can also do a night trek but you need to be cautious of wild animals. Please come with a group during the night trek and never come solo. The last point to get food items is at Dodda Maralawadi and after that while climbing or reaching the top no shop is available. 

Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta Trek Temperature & Weather

As Bilikal Betta falls in the Kanakapura region, the place has a tropical climate. During summers there is more rainfall during winters and the average temperature is 25.50C. April is the warmest month with a temperature of 290C. In December the average temperature is 22.50C. 

ATM & Mobile Connectivity

  • You will find ATMs at Kanakapura which is 16 km from Rangaswamy Betta. 
  • Mobile connectivity is available throughout the trail from all carriers. 

Inclusions

  • Sharing basis accommodation in camps/tents.
  • An experience that you gain.

Exclusions

  • Any kind of insurance
  • Personal Expense
  • Other water activities
  • Anything not included in the inclusions above.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the our service partner will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity.
  • For all the above choices, you can transfer your tickets to your friends. We would be more than happy to have them on board and you could save your hard earned money.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's togedr wallet.

COVID 19 additional measures

  • Members travelling should practice social distancing.
  • If the trek/trip gets cancelled due to any pandemic or government’s order, there would be no refund instead the plan will get postponed.
  • Everyone travelling should have the ‘Arogya Setu App’ installed on their phones.

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We suggest you to be safe at this time and use your own vehicle to reach the destination. If necessary, we can also arrange for a fully sanitised taxi from the pickup point to the property and back.

Umm, unfortunately no! This is only for yours and traveller’s safety. Get back to us when things are normal.

Not a lot but, hard copies of ICMR approved COVID RT-PCR negative test report, the E-permit pass for the state you’re travelling to, original address proof and govt. issued ID proof are the only ones.

In that case, these are the two choices you have for yourself.
  • You can simply cancel the bookings for staying in the property and get back to your home. We would give full refund in this case.
  • You can undergo the quarantine period as said by the local authorities and resume the stay at the property. You would be charged only for the amount you are going to stay there.

Things are really uncertain at this point of time and it will not be a surprise if this happens. So, we will refund your entire amount and you will have to go back to your home.

In this case, we would suggest you to get checked at the nearest COVID centre labs around you. If you are found positive, you’ll have to undergo institutional quarantine and have to follow all the government regulations and guidelines. If you are found negative, you can resume staying in the booked property.

Our recommendation would be more than 7 nights. This is to minimise the overall influx of people entering and exiting state borders in short intervals.

Just draft an email and send it to your stay coordinator. You can write in the mail the later dates for which you want to book your stay and your stays will be postponed.

  • To begin with, we are checking all the mandatory health reports and making a file of it
  • We are checking the travel history of the travellers
  • We are not taking anyone who shows even the slightest possibility of cough, cold, or any other symptom
  • The properties are well sanitised
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It might happen in this uncertain time so you can transfer that voucher to your family members or friends to not let them get wasted.

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Nothing much, basically what you have been doing all these while.
  • Social distancing
  • Not touching anyone
  • Wearing masks
  • Washing hands and face frequently
  • Using gloves
  • Using hand sanitiser
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Avoid coming in contact with someone who shows even the slightest signs of cough, cold, or fever.

Of course, but not all the time. Not when you are safe in the sanitised area. Not when you are alone. Not when you are with your closed ones who you know are safe.

Just practise social distancing, use sanitiser on hands, wear a mask, wear gloves, do not come in contact with anyone closely, take bath with soap as you end your journey, drink warm water, and wash your hands with soap.

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