Trip Starting From: Bangalore
Trip Location: BangaloreAbout the Destination:
The Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta is an admired night trek site that houses the mystical Rangaswamy temple at the summit. Located at an accessible location of 80km from Bangalore, this prime trekking site offers a remarkable trek experience with a magnificent view of the picturesque backdrops. Accessible through two different routes: Bangalore-Mysore Highway or Kanakapura Road, night treks are the most sought after activity around this hill. Be it the stunning views of the Savandurga Range, the shimmering city lights or the Cauvery River, everything about Ranganathaswamy Betta is enticing! About the Activity:
Engage in a thrilling night trek experience surrounded by the picturesque beauty of the Rangaswamy Ranges. Embark on an adventure while you trek into the night through the forest pathway before you catch the trail along the carved mountain steps. Although slippery and challenging, the excitement to enjoy the gorgeous view from the pinnacle will thrill you beyond imagination. Also, enthralling activities like rappelling and team games will keep you engrossed and soaked in unlimited fun and revelry.
Day 1 - Departure from Bangalore
Arrival at Ranga Swamy Betta, Briefing
Following your arrival in the decided pick-up point, you will be driven towards Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta at around 0930PM. Driving for around 2 hours, arrive at the base of the peak and attend a briefing session by the trek instructors and guides.
Day 2 - Trek to the Peak, Activities, Departure from Rangaswamy Betta
Trek to the Peak, Bonfire, Rappelling, Team Games
Once done with the briefing session, embark on the fascinating trek at around midnight. Ascending through the rugged terrains of the hill, make it to the peak under the moonlight. Trekking for around 3-4km, reach the peak and witness the spectacular beauty of the valley underneath and the distant lights.
Post this, spend some delightful moments at the peak besdie a jovial bonfire and share your experiences with the other trek-mates. The fun and excitement of night trek will take you further towards moonlight rappelling and several other team games.
At around 0600AM, start descending down the hill and reach the base by 0730AM. Following your arrival, get refreshed and depart the hillside; start the onward journey towards Bangalore by 0900AM with breakfast on the way.
Trek guides and their charges
Bonfire and activities
Transportation from Bangalore to Rangaswamy Betta and back
Trekking shoes, raincoat/water-proof jacket
Comfortable clothes and a towel
Flashlight with extra pair of cells
Water bottles, energy bars, snacks (if required)
Personal medication (if any)
Camera (if required)
Please check with your tour operator for any forest permission requirements.
Avoid consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicant during the trek
Pay heed to the trek guides and instructors to avoid any unwanted happenings
Wear comfortable clothes that do not hinder your movements
Avoid using earphones/headphone during the trek as it might restrict your audibility
Do not take part or encourage littering the vicinity
If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, no cancellation fees will be applicable.
If cancellations are made within 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 10% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
If cancellations are made within 3-6 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
If cancellations are made within 0-2 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of booking value 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 operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.
The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 12 hours of successful booking
In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Thrillophilia