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Madhugiri is the place that boasts Asia’s second largest monolith which makes for a good trekking spot near Bengaluru.
What Is It?
Head to Madhugiri and climb Asia’s second largest monolith which is at an elevation of 3930 ft. The steep slopes make the trekking capability a bit difficult and make for a good adventure.
What’s In It?
The overall duration of the trek is 4-5 hours. Start from the base of the hillock early in the morning and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding nature while you make the climb to the top.
The view from the top is truly mesmerizing and worth it. You can catch a glimpse of the ruins of the fort and panoramic views of the Madhugiri town. There are three temples that are atop the hillock. The hill and the fort date back to 1670 AD which was ruled by Raja Hira Gowda.
Address: Madhugiri Betta, Karnataka
Best time to visit: Between March to October
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