Kodagu or Coorg is situated on the eastern slope of the Western Ghats in south Karnataka is a treasure trove for nature and adventure lovers with it jungles, rolling hills, plantations of coffee, cardamom, pepper and other spices and waterfalls. The forests are covered with shola evergreen forests with various species of butterflies and birds.With its hilly terrain and a vast network of roads without tarmac due to the many plantations in Coorg, Coorg makes an interesting off roading getaways. You can get off the metalled road
and find numerous offroad tracks.
Mandalpatti is a beautiful small green mountain range, and covered with vast open grasslands. The place is known for breathtaking views, vast grasslands and dense forests. It is located 22 km from Madikeri Town. To reach mandalpatti one has to ride through the forest for some time on a narrow pathway and once you clear that level, then you are promoted for some off roading in the ghats. Once you reach the top, one can witness a spectacular sunset.
Ride starting point & Time: Bakery at the junction of Mysore Road exit of NICE road and Mysore Road by 6:00AM.
Bangalore -> Srirangapatna -> Hunsur -> Kushalnagar -> Madikeri -> Mandalpatti.
[Ride plan is subject to change at the discretion of the club depending on on-road situations and incidents.]
THINGS TO CARRY:
2 liters water bottle
Sun screen lotion
Toiletries (Comb, Shampoo, Tissue paper, Soap, Tooth Brush, etc)
Small Torch with new Batteries
Energy foods such as chocolates, Nutri-bars, juice packs, etc.
Shoes, Helmet, Jacket mandatory for both rider and pillion
Spares (Clutch Cable, Throttle Cable, Chain link lock, Spark Plug, Fuse, tube, etc)
FARE: Rs.1800/- Per head.
This fare includes Overnight stay in plantations/ home stay on sharing basis, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner.
Riders should be ready to adjust in any kind of accommodation and food depending on the place.
This DOES NOT include mineral water, lunch on Day 2, fare & entry charges, toll fee and anything else not mentioned in includes.
A NIRANJAN PRASAD.
Ph: +91 98459 88986
Ph: +91 98453 74658
VASUDEV BYLAHALLI SAMPATH
Ph: +91 97397 67146
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