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5 Adventurous Trekking Places In South India

  • Highlights

  • South India offers a variety of trails for trekkers

  • Choose Ananthagiri Hills if you are a beginner

  • Visit Kodachadri if you’re an experienced trekker

  • Opt for a trek insurance policy to safeguard yourself

Trekking in India has gained significant popularity in India in the past few years. While a large number of people go on Himalayan treks every year, there are many exciting places in South India that are yet to be explored. Other than the majestic temples and monuments, a rich wildlife, and tea and coffee plantation, the southern states are also famous for their hilly terrains that promise a rejuvenating time for adventure seekers. Here are five places in South India that can offer you a thrilling experience.

Nilgiri, Tamil Nadu

This region is predominantly known for its tea and coffee plantations, but the slopes and pleasant weather make it an ideal trekking spot too. The best time to visit is between April and June, and then between September and December, when the weather is pleasant, and the sun isn’t too harsh.

Coorg, Karnataka

Plan a trip to Coorg at the beginning of the year between January and March, when it is pleasant and there is no rain, and you are guaranteed a memorable trek. You’ll be spoilt for choice as Coorg has various places where you can go trekking, including the Brahmagiri and Pushpagiri areas, as well as Iruppu Falls.

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Peermede, Kerala

This place is a must-visit for every adventurer. Apart from trekking, it also offers activities such as paragliding and cycling. To trek, head to Vagamon, Kuttikkanam, Kalthotti or Peeru Hills and choose a course as per your skill. The best time to visit the region is between April and June, and then again between September and November.

Ananthagiri Hills, Andhra Pradesh

Ananthagiri offers trekkers and adventure enthusiasts the most favourable weather conditions to indulge in a range of adventure activities. Aananthgiri hills are surrounded by dense forests that make trekking easy for the beginners. The beauty of the forests and hills are sure to mesmerise you with their beauty.

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Kodachadri, Karnataka

One of the most exciting trekking trails in India, Kodachadri can be visited for trekking during October to February. The trek demands you to be fit enough as you need to cover the distance of 12-14 kms within 7-8 hours. You can also view Hindlumane Falls, Ganesha Guha, and Belakallu Theertha while trekking.

While you plan your trek to any of the above-mentioned places, don’t forget to opt for a Trek Cover plan offered by Bajaj Finserv under the Pocket Insurance & Subscriptions. Offering coverage of up to Rs. 150,000 at just Rs. 699, the plan safeguards you against a variety of risks including accidents that you may encounter during your journey. In case you lose essential things such as your credit/debit card, the Trek Cover offers you the needed travel and hotel assistance.

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