People who thought that there was no decent trekking place around Bangalore can be in for a pleasant surprise as Savandurga can offer the perfect trekking destination near to the city. It is the largest monolith hill in Asia and is situated at Magadi that is only at a distance of 60 kilometers from the city. It has a height of 4,000 feet and has been formed by two hills. The hill offers a perfect setting for a calm beginning to a trek and additionally, it has many types of herbs and medicinal plants.
Route: Bangalore - Magadi - Savandurga
Time to complete the trek: 7-8 hours
Difficulty level - Easy to Moderate
Making the start - When I first visited the hill, I could see rocky landscape with minimal green cover all around and as I started my ascent up ...