Thadiyandamol, meaning Large Mountain, is the highest mountain range in the / Coorg district and fifth highest in Karnataka, rising to an altitude of 1748m in the belts of the Western Ghats. This lesser known trail perfectly holds the genuine quintessence of nature. Tadiandamol trek is a great start for the newbies not so easy, but exhilarating and doable. About 280km from Bangalore and 140km from Mysore, this experience will leave you wanting for more. Be it a nature enthusiast or an adventure seeker, Thadiyandamol trek is sure to engulf anyone with its unadulterated beauty. It’s the best way for weekend getaway from Bangalore. It takes you through the vast territory of the Shola forests, through unending rich green woodlands and streams.
Day 0:(30th Dec)
This overnight journey to Thadiyandamol, Coorg begins from Bangalore. Trekkers are advised to have a light dinner
Fresh up, have breakfast and head to Tadiandamol base with packed lunch. The trek starts from the Nalakand Palace at the base of the hill, as you proceed, you find the scenery unveiling; mini waterfalls and several crystal clear streams flowing nearby, enhancing the picturesque landscape. The diverse flora and fauna multiplies the hill’s magnificence. As you advance up, the scenery just keeps getting better. The last few miles gets steep and troublesome, but the view from Tadiandamol peak is sure to leave you enchanted. Descend and have a nature walk in the boundaries of Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary, and smell the aromatic coffee coming from the Coffee estates. Get ready to experience the thrill of rappelling in Chelavara falls (depends on water level). Come back to grab some delicious dinner at the Homestay where you can choose to sleep either in the rooms or tents at homestay
Wake up and let the senses settle in to the almost movie-like scenery. Fresh up and get ready to make a beeline for Bangalore after breakfast. On the way back, pay a visit to the Golden Temple, a beautifully crafted Tibetan Monastery.