Monsoon Treks

Bangalore, Muthurayanbetta

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Muthurayanabetta is about thirty-five kilometres from Bangalore near Ravgudlu. Off the Kanakpura road, the green and irregular countryside is an idyllic destination for a quick weekend getaway. Muthurayanabetta Is a light trek and that stands like a tower on the edge of a panoramic landscape & is also a wonderful destination for camping. Dusk and  dawn are sights to cherish. In the night, the sparkling illumination of rural   Bangalore resembles a milky way.  Crisp adventures like rock climbing, rappelling, camping, night navigation and cave exploration are activities offered by Muthurayanabetta. 

Chennai, Nanmangalam Forest

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Chennai is not entirely a concrete jungle. In its immediate fringes are scrub jungles   with fairly thick foliage of tall trees that nurture life in all forms - Nanmangalam Reserve Forest. Nanmangalam Reserve Forest is a protected  forest located in the southern part of Chennai, about 24 km from  the city centre. It is located at Medavakkam on Velachery High Road   between Velachery and Tambaram. The reserve forest has an area of 320 hectares. However, the total area of the   forest is 2,400 hectares.The forest is popular among bird watchers and is home to about 85 species of birds. 

Hyderabad, Anantgiri Hills

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Ananthagiri Hills are located 10 km from   Vikarabad, Ranga Reddy district, Telangana, India. The hills are the main source of water for Osmansagar and Himayathsagar. It is considered as one of the dense forests in Telangana region. Ananthagiri has a famous temple located in this forested region, which is also the birthplace of Musi River. It is situated at about 80 km from Hyderabad City. 

It has a wonderful 2 hour trek from the base of the hill. The trek to the top is relatively easy. There is no fixed path for the trek, you just need to walk. The best time to visit this place is in monsoon.

Mumbai, Karnala Bird Sanctuary

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Karnala fort also knwon as Funnel Hill is in Raigad District about 10 km from Panvel city, 65km from Mumbai city, situated along the Mumbai-Goa highway. Currently, it is a protected place lying within the Karnala Bird   Sanctuary & is one of the best specimens of the 13th-century constructions. The fort of Karnala is famous for its strange pinnacle and the bird sanctuary that is set up amidst the forest. It is a wonderful 2 hour trek from the base of the hill, routes that wind through the forest, crude track that encircles the sanctuary and lead to the trail up the mountain. Monsoon is the best time to visit this place. 

Mumbai, Matheran

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Matheran is one of the famous hill stations of Maharashtra. The climate of Matheran is very pleasant. The most unforgettable things about Matheran are deep forest and the waterfalls nearby, especially in rainy season. The beauty of the hill station gets doubled in monsoon. Matheran is truly 'The Best Hill Station of Maharashtra. It covers an area of 8 sq km in Sahyadris. The cool climate of Matheran makes it an ideal trekking spot. Trekking through the deep forest and the waterfalls, witnessing the stunning views of the hill station.gives an amazing feeling. For those who love photography, this is the best place to capture some memorable pictures.

Pune, Lohagad

the beautiful Western Ghats at Lohagad Fort situated in one of the most loved weekend destinations,

Lohagad Fort is situated in the the beautiful Western Ghats at one of the most loved weekend destinations, Lonavala. Lohagad (Loha + gad) the name says it all. It's the iron fort and one of the strongest forts of Sahyadris. Lohagad is a very widespread fort. There are 4 doors to it from the nearby village -Lohgadwadi. i.e. ‘Ganesh Darwaja', ‘Narayan Darwaja', ‘Hanuman Darwaja’ and ‘Maha Darwaja. To the western side of the fort is Vinchu Kata and it gets it name because the area looks like scorpion’s sting. The fort has been declared as a protected monument by the government.