Narasimha Parvatha trek blog/ Agumbe Ghat route Guide: Sringeri

Narsimha Parvatha Agumbe TrekNarasimha Parvatha Trekking Details:

There are two trekking routes to the Narsimha Parvatha.
1. Malandur to the Narsimha Parvatha Peak from Agumbe side; 13 Kms; difficult; 8-9 hours
2.  Kigga to Narsimha Parvatha Peak from Sringeri side; 5 Kms; Medium; 4-5 hours

Distance from Bangalore: 360 Kms
This blog is only about the Narsimha Parvatha/ Agumbe peak trek from Kigga or Sringeri side.
How to Reach?
Bangalore (by bus; 9 hours)- Sringeri (By local bus; 1/2 hour)- Kigga (Trek begins) …Bangalore to sringeri bus timings

Camping site: Old house nearer to the Peak
Best time to Trek: Sept- Feb
Permission: Yes, needed nearer to the peak from forest department (Better ask at Kigga forest office)
Water source: Not on the way; only closer to the peak

Agumbe Trek details:

Kigga to forest starting point: 1 Km (25 mins)
Inside the forest: 2kms (2.5 hours)
Forest to the top on grassy plain: 3 kms (3 hours)

Narasimha Parvatha GPS Trail

Contact Details:

Forest Guard, Ramchandrappa: 08181277638, 08181233042
Mr. Krishnappa (Guide): 08181292021

Mr. Thimmappa (Guide): 08181233213/ 08181-292253/233219
Timmappa :mobile : +91 9483496142
Puttappa (Govt guesthouse Manager):9449244049

Agumbe Trek Plan:

Start from Bangalore. Reach Sringeri. Reach Kigga. Ask forest department either before coming to Kigga or ask right there. Take permission. Start Trek. No water points midways. Camp at the peak. Return next day. Catch bus to Bangalore in the evening.Narsimha Parvatha Trek Agumbe

What to carry on Narasimha parvatha trek?

– A light and strong backpack.
– Extra pair of clothing packed in garbage bags to make it rain proof.
– Tents, Sleeping bag and sleeping mat (optional) (personal)
– Toilet paper, mouth wash, hand wash
– Water bottles (at least 2 liters each), energy drinks ex glucose/ energy bar/electrolyte
– Wind- cheater & warm inner
– Personal camera, Torch, Mobile & sufficient battery back up
– ID card, sufficient cash and emergency contact info (personal)
– Iodex spray, cramp bandage & personal medication
– petrol (for making fire) and match box/ lighter (shared)
– light weight utensils, disposable cups & plates. eatables to cook up there
– slippers to roam around at top (personal), salt/ snuff powder to avoid leeches

Agumbe trek Narsimha Parvatha


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14 Replies to “Narasimha Parvatha trek blog/ Agumbe Ghat route Guide: Sringeri”

  1. Avin agumbe

    Krishnappa is dead 3 years back I am recently 5 year enda narasimha parvatha treking guide sorrunding near agumbe all place contact no.8277411618.

    Turist vehicle and ? camp is allowed in mallandur village

  2. Manohar trivedi

    We were planning this month..but when we called the Forest Guard Ramchandrappa, he told no permission will be given for trekking. So will we get permission if we directly go there and ask them??

  3. Ganesh

    Please do not call Jagganath (range officer): as he is transferred to Sullya. He is upset of repeated calls , But thanks to him as he has given the below additional numbers 🙂

    The other Numbers what I got from him was:

    Ask for Forets guard ramchndrappa


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