Skandagiri, also known as Kalavara Durga, is a mountain fortress located approximately 70 km from Bangalore city, and 3 km from Chikballapur in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is off Bellary Road (National Highway 7 Hyderabad-Bangalore Highway), and overlooks Nandi Hills and Muddenahalli. The peak is at an altitude of about 1350 meters.

Skandagiri Offers panoramic views of the night sky and the sunrise, this 8km trek comprises of ascending and descending through rugged terrains and can be completed within 4-5 hours of ascending and descending.

Camping on Skandagiri

Camping on Skandagiri

Place of Interest: Papagni Temple

Difficulty: Easy

Must Carry – Flashlight (Since it is a night trek)


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