Kodagu, as a part of its never-ending beauty and wonders, brings to you its highest point: Tadiyandamol, which is located at an altitude of 5,735 feet. This stunning peak is surrounded by the greenery and expanses of the Shola forests, which are broken by the beautiful blueness of the water bodies that cut through it. The word Tadiyandamol in Kannada actually means a big mountain, which is exactly what it is. About 274 km from Bangalore, the Tadiyandamol Peak is the highest peak in Coorg and is surrounded by stunning greenery of the Shola forests. Reaching an elevation of 1,748m, Tadiyandamol trekking in Coorg is a perfect trek for both domestic and international travellers. A 2 day getaway is ideal for nature loving families, couples, backpackers and corporate guests. The 15 km trek to Tadiyandamol is nothing short of exciting. Once on top, feel the pride as you conquer the highest peak in the area. This feat, an excellent intro to trekking for a beginner or just a nice day hike for those more experienced, is rewarded with sweeping views of green forests and coffee plantations.
Anyone who is new to the trekking and wants to venture into the experience should begin with this trek. This is a perfect trek for the people who want to peek into the world of Western Ghats. The trek provides a first-hand experience of mountain trekking and camping in the wilderness.
Since it is a beginner’s trek, you need no special prior experience. Although one is required to have mental preparedness and stamina before he begins the trek. Running exercise is recommended.
1. Jog/Run for 3 Kms in 30 mins and
2. Hold your breath for 20 seconds
If you are not meeting these benchmarks, please use the preparation schedule to improve your fitness till you achieve the above benchmarks.
1. How to choose a right rucksack: It is essential that you choose a right rucksack for the trek since you are going to carry it all the time while trekking. Make sure you don’t make these common mistakes while buying a rucksack.
2. How to pack a rucksack: Trekking in mountains become more fun when your rucksack is well-organized. It also makes it easier for you to carry without being much load on your shoulders. Follow the guidelines on how to pack a rucksack.
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