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Swamimalai Hills

| Yelagiri, Yelagiri, India
+91 88706 77600
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Swamimalai hills

Excellent scenery.. Very calm and pleasant place.. Full of greenery.. Mind-blowing spot..one of the... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Nimesh D
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Refreshing Solo Trek

I visited this place in march 2018, all the treks were closed due to forest fires. So the only way... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
iTravelEngineeR
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Bengaluru, India
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| Yelagiri, Yelagiri, India
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent scenery.. Very calm and pleasant place.. Full of greenery.. Mind-blowing spot..one of the best place in Yelagiri to visit..

Thank Nimesh D
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I visited this place in march 2018, all the treks were closed due to forest fires. So the only way to do trek is by help of local people and you have to crawl through the closed path. The destination is ok-ok. The early morning...More

2  Thank iTravelEngineeR
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

If you are in yelagiri and if you are trek loving person then this swamimalai hills is a must for early mornig trek. need a good shoes as the hills are with stone steps and the early morning view will be amazing . so gove...More

1  Thank gnanasekhar
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We started a bit late and it was around 11 a.m when we started our trek. Our kids aged 9 and 5 joined us and thoroughly enjoyed the trekking experience, though it was a bit tiring for them while climbing. We took a lot of...More

5  Thank dinesh o
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Great trek. Extremely doable. Takes 2 hours both ways. Recommend to start at 6 am. Before the sun hits. Request all to patronize the villagers selling buttermilk and lime juice. Pls do not bargain. They are not expensive but that's the only help we can...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Very good natural environment to trek. Went with family, It took around 2-3 hours to reach the top and a very good view. People sell water, lemon juice and butter milk but it is good to take some water and snacks with you as they...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This path to this place is through the farm of local village in Mangalam. There are stone made staircase for climbing up the hill. It takes 1 hour to 3 hours depending upon the stamina of the trekkers. The local villagers are really helpful and...More

1  Thank VijayKarthik N
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Rocky steps to hilltop. Wildness is wonderful . Avoid smoggy days. Start of the treak is through village roads. Be careful about snakes. You may spot one.

Thank Manoj P
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The route is via farm lands, about half a km the real forest and trek starts. On the way you will find local people selling fruits, butter milk etc. Its an easy trek for people who want to feel close to nature. Most places there...More

2  Thank Jim_Kim_mit
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Trekking here was the best part of my entire weekend!!!! This quiet little town has a lot to offer to those looking for a good escape form the city. Its a 3 km hike to the top of the hill. there are stairs and well...More

1  Thank Dechamma M
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Pratiksha S
18 April 2018|
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Response from iTravelEngineeR | Reviewed this property |
It’s easy trek, there’s so need of local guide. Still you can find some online agencies, but as i am aware of all treks are closed as of now bcz of forest fires. You have to visit like trespassing 😀
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PEER MOHAMED P
22 February 2017|
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Response from Travel_is_fun_Blore | Reviewed this property |
HI.. It is located in Yelagiri Hills. Once you reach Yelariri, you can ask any local people about trekking place, then they will guide you.
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