Trekking in Dandeli

Trekking is a soft-adventure sport which anyone can opt for who is in a good physical condition. To get initiated into trekking, begin in the day and return to the starting point in the evening.

Jungle trekking is the most adventurous activity in the dense forest of Dandeli to enjoy nature and wildlife. This beautiful place has some trekking routes which are :

  • Kavala Caves trek
  • Kulgi-Nagzari Valley trek
  • Potoli-Shiroli trek.

Kavala caves trek is organized at 6 am daily by the forest department. It is a 3-4 km trek to the caves.

Kulgi-Nagzari Valley trek is a 15 km long trek which takes nearly 8 hours. Potoli-Shiroli is a 13 km medium difficulty trek which take around 5-6 hours.

Choose for a multi-day trek which would make it easy . Dandeli Trekking is a best way to measure your strength and stamina. It is helpful to help in finding your ability to achieve your goal. To get a good experience with this activity, go for it with some experienced trekker or with any adventure club or go with a reputed adventure company where you can go for trekking with other people who loves adventurous activities. In that way you will feel boosted to achieve your goal and to reach the endpoint of the mountains which will ultimately satisfy you .

Before start trekking in Dandeli, you must have a basic knowledge of camp craft, map reading and must have a first aid kit with you. Also, Get as much information about the trekking area as possible :  The people, their culture, geography, terrain, medical/rescue facilities and weather conditions before you go.

Trekking started and gained popularity in india between 1970’s and 1980’s as an adventurous sport. Many Indian’s and foreigners hit trekking trails each year. And Dandeli is a place where the experience of trekking is really a unique one as compared to other areas of India. Trekking in the mountains of Dandeli in the thick forestal area is really a different and  an amazing experience.

The best time for trekking in Dandeli is between the months of October to March when the weather of pleasantly cool. If you are interesting in Bird-watching while trekking,  January to February is a good season for you to go.

Equipments to carry while Trekking in Dandeli:

Trekking equipments can be purchased or rented all over in India from adventure-gear manufacturers. The equipments to carry while Trekking in Dandeli includes :

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Small rucksack
  • Water bottle
  • First aid Kit
  • Camera
  • Torch
  • Maps
  • Diary/Pen
  • Sunscreen

Trekking is a must to do thing atleast once in a lifetime and Dandeli which is a dense forested area is extremely good for adventurous activities in the arms of nature, with the birds chirping in the way and the beautiful nature.

There is one trip organized by the forest department at 6 AM each day to Kavala Caves. The tour starts with a ride into the forest reserve. A 3-4 km downhill walk and 350 steps down will take you to the caves. Visit Dandeli for an excellent Trekking experience.

Question : What is the Fee for Dandeli Trekking?

Answer : The Fee for Trekking is Rs. 475 per person

Timings for Trekking in Dandeli : 8 AM to 12 PM.