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5000steps

Medium level trekking 5000steps to cover At the end of trekng the steps are little difficult to... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
Jabir A
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Magnificent fort hill for trekking

Around 300 kms from Bangalore is Jamalabad Fort. It is near to the temple town of Dharmasthala... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
josebiBLR
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Medium level trekking 5000steps to cover At the end of trekng the steps are little difficult to walk Slipery in rainy times Must to cary water Dehydration can occur

2  Thank Jabir A
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Around 300 kms from Bangalore is Jamalabad Fort. It is near to the temple town of Dharmasthala, accessible from Mangalore side also. It is a trekking spot categorized as medium difficulty level, although it is not very popular. The fort hill is also known as...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The name of Gadaikallu is used more by locals and others than Jamalabad and hence using the latter might not give you much information. This huge monolith itself is a wonder. Many small steps or step like carvings on rocks lead to the peak. At...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This place is truly a trekking paradise. Standing at a whopping 1700ft vertically it's a mini wonder. Remains of the Narasimhagadh fort later on called Jamalabad fort is found atop Gadaikallu (as it is called by people). Take your own sweet the to reach the...More

Thank Shrinidhi M
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

1. The fort is near to "Manjotty" village bus stop. 2. There are multiple entry points. One with an arc, one with the forest department board where one has to pay an entry fee of Rs 20/- per adult and Rs 10/- for kids. 3....More

3  Thank SudhirJoshi
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

It's a huge rock on which the ruins of Tippu fort is present near Belthangady town.The trek is slightly tiring but the view once you reach the top is seriously"Breathtaking" as one can see the continuous chain of Western ghats and also ancient metallic canon...More

1  Thank Sai M
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

I suggest visiting this place early morning in winter so as to be at the peak for sunrise. The fort is not a fort in complete, don't mistake it to be a picturesque spot like bekal fort and all. There are few remains of stones...More

Thank Kaushik P
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The best time to visit is in monsoon, to see it with admirable beauty. Though not suggested for beginners and heart patients. Those who fond of trek and adventure, guys pin this place it will never disappoint you.

1  Thank Rbh D
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We went there in the month of July ( monsoon season ) , heavy rains . So skipped many of the trek places nearby like Ettina bujha . So finally decided to go here . It's about 9 kms from Ujire . 1700 ft height...More

1  Thank Shruthi P
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views from the top.. Best place to visit with your friends.. Need to reach the place has early has you can.. Good luck

Thank arshad a
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