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Exploring the Hidden Fort - Kanoor kote in Sharavaty valley and Dabbe Waterfalls

From: Siddhartha K.
Sent on: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 3:36 PM
Exploring the Hidden Fort - Kanoor kote in Sharavaty valley and Dabbe Waterfalls
  • Friday, May 10, 2013

    7:00 PM

  • Kargal

    Shimoga District, Banglore (edit map)

  • Kanoor Kote is a secluded fort atop a mighty peak in the dense jungles of Western Ghats. All that remains of the fort are it’s dilapidated traces, but the lush green forests with the steep slopes surrounding the fort gives it the aura of mystery and a sinister charm. Though the fort has lost all it’s grandeur and is left in neglect for the most part, it provides a perfect spot to head for when on a trek, trying to get away from the noise and crowds of city life.Name: Fort Map.JPG Views: 1807 Size: 32.1 KB


    The lush green forests, blue skies as far as the eyes can see, and silence so resounding that you can hear your own breath, surely invites any heart wanting to loose itself in the lap of nature….during this trial you will walk along the vast paddy fields, crossing many hills whose peak offers beautiful view of valley. Thus is the beauty and attraction of this fort, forgotten by both man and time.

    This region was known for sloth bears.


    Name: Map 2.JPG Views: 1950 Size: 43.5 KB


    Nearest Petrol Station : Talaguppa ( Approx 50 km away )
    Nearest Mechanic : Talaguppa ( Approx 50 km away )
    Nearest Facilities : Kargal( Approx 30 km away )
    Nearest Big Town with Lodging : Sagar ( Approx 65 km away )
    Mobile Networks : Airtel and BSNL coverage is spotty in some sections.

    Dabbe Falls

    Dabbe Falls is a pristine waterfall near Hosagadde in Shimoga. This falls is deeply hidden in the mountains near Hosagadde. The trek route through the deep valley leads to the delightful Dabbe Falls. Hosagadde, 20 km from Kargal, is on the way to Bhatkal from Sagar via Talaguppa and Kargal, which is famous for the Jog falls.

    My Special Thanks To Team-Bhp For the Wonderful Information which they have got .



    Friday --- May 10th

    We will be heading in a  bus To Shimoga by sharp 5 Pm and reach Shimoga by 8.30Am Next day i.e May11th Saturday.


    Saturday --- May 11th

    Sunday --- May 12th  (Still Pending Will Update Soon)

    Amount payable: 3500 (Includes travel, accommodation and food. Be prepared to spend Rs 500 more.)

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    Important Instructions: NO REFUND. If you drop out, we will thank you for donating the money to the club.

    All GHAC rules apply

    1) No smoking and no alcohol
    2) No littering, no pollution of water
    3) Ladies and gents accommodation is separate
    4) We carry Basic First Aid and if you need anything you can ask the organizers

    5) If you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.

    Things to Bring

    Will be updated a month before the trek.



    1) Read the Complete page before doing RSVP

    2) Trek for Adults (Age 18+ years)

    3) Difficulty Level: Difficult Grade (approx 45-50 kms trek in 2 days)

    5) Your RSVP will not be considered if you do not provide answers to all the questions

    6) This a monsoon Trek...You might get wet during the hike

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    Pls give preference for contacting through Email ID .

    K.G.R Vamsi  [masked]

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