Manchanabele adventure trip
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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Rs. 1,650
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Rs. 1,650
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  • Duration in Days
  • 20
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  • Trip introduction

    If you’re looking for an epic weekend plan, you just found it! This adventure trip to Manchanabele is so skilfully planned that it lets you experience the very best of adventure activities around Bangalore. You’ll do a fun night trek to the peak of Manchanabele, experiencing the eerie thrill of trekking under a moonlit sky. At the peak, you'll enjoy a campfire and fall asleep under the stars. In the morning, you'll head down to the backwaters of Manchanabele, where you can do some kayaking or swimming, and try your hand at paintball. It is the ultimate weekend getaway from Bangalore city and one that you will remember forever.


    Manchanabele is a small village in Magadi taluka in Ramanagara, about 40 kms from Bangalore city. This small spot is a hub for water activities and other adventures. The village is known for a small water reservoir that serves water to a nearby town and is also a popular spot for kayaking or swimming. It is an ideal weekend getaway in the outskirts of the city, and is great for those looking for a nature escape.

    Destination highlights

    • Experience the thrills of trekking in the night.
    • Enjoy a campfire and a night under the stars.
    • Soak in the first rays of the sun from Manchanabele summit.
    • Go kayaking or take a quick dip in the backwaters
    • Gear up for a fun-filled paintball session.
    • Take your gang of friends out on this adventurous weekend!

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Smoking or consumption of alcohol or any drugs is strictly prohibited on the Manchanabele night trek.

    A strict no littering policy must be followed by all participants.

    Participants consuming alcohol, misbehaving or causing delays will be immediately banned from the rest of the Manchanabele night trek. Their return costs will be at their own expense and no refunds will be given in such a case.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 0-24 hours before the departure date of the Manchanabele night trek: No refund.

    For cancellations made 24 hrs or more before the departure date of the Manchanabele night trek: 90% of trip cost minus any transaction charges, will be refunded.

    For no show, due to any reasons, including personal reasons, miscommunication with booking website/operator: No refund.

    For changes in itinerary during the Manchanabele night trek due to unforeseen conditions: Alternate feasible activity will be provided, but no refund will be given.

    If the Manchanabele night trek is cancelled by the operator due to weather changes, wildlife movements or permission issues before the departure: 100% refund will be given.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator will not be responsible for any loss including damage to property, injury or death of a person during the Manchanabele night trek.

    No insurance is included in the trip cost.

    In case of damage or loss of any of the equipment or items of the operator, the responsible traveller has to bear the cost.

    There are designated pick up and drop points for the Manchanabele night trek. Please make your own arrangements for transport to the specified pick-up point accordingly.

    The transport for all trips is organized by third party transport agency and is not under the control of the operator. Participants are requested to co-operate in case of minor delay in pick-ups and drops, if any.

    NOTE: These are the pick up points for the Manchanabele night trek: Marathahalli, near Kalamandir (21:30 hrs); Silk Board bus stop opposit Pizza Hut (22:00 hrs); BTM, Udupi Garden bus stop opposite A2B (22:15 hrs); Banashankari bus stop (22:35 hrs); RR Nagar, Gopalan Arcade, Mysore Road (23:15 hrs).

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Marathahalli, Bangalore (21:30 hrs)
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    Drop off point
    Marathahalli, Bangalore
    Mode of transport
    Private vehicle
    Start point
    Ramanagar town
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    End point
    Ramanagar town
    Time of departure
    09:30 PM
    Time of return
    12:00 PM

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  • Day 1 of Manchanabele night trek: Summit day!

    You will be picked up from the specified pick-up points in Bangalore by 21:30 and then driven to Ramanagar town. You will stop here for tea and can use the washroom to freshen up before proceeding on to the base of Manchanabele. You will reach the base by 01:00 hours.

    Day 2 of Manchanabele night trek: Adventure activities day!

    You'll reach the base of Manchanabele by about 01:00 hrs at night, and you should do some light stretching before beginning the 3 km climb to the peak. The trek takes place in the dark, with just your flashlights to lead you. You should summit Machanabele by about 02:30 hours, and you can enjoy a campfire while you relax a bit, and sleep for a while. You'll wake up to a gorgeous dawn, and will descend to the base campsite, where you can freshen up and eat breakfast. After that, you'll gear up for a morning of adventure activities: paintball, kayaking or opt for a quick swim in the cool water. After the activities, you will start your return journey to Bangalore by 10:00 hours and should reach by 12:00 hours. Trip ends here.
    /Manchanabele Night Trek Paintball Kayaking Southern Sahyadris Bangalore The Great Next Get ready to jump and splash in the cool backwaters of Manchanabele

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    End point
    Ramnagar Town
    Day start time
    05:30 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    End point
    Day start time
    05:30 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

    • Transport from Bangalore to Manchanabele base and back in private shared vehicle
    • Breakfast on Day 2
    • Guide for all activities
    • 1 kayaking session with all equipment
    • 1 paintball session
    • Campfire
    • All applicable taxes
    • Any additional meals or beverages
    • Personal expenses including telephone calls, meals on transit, tips, etc.
    • Additional costs incurred due to weather or other unforeseen situations
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions
    • Insurance

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • A pair of quick dry trousers/ track pants
    • Long-sleeved shirt or t-shirt
    • Warm fleece jacket/ sweater
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Sunhat
    • Comfortable trekking/hiking shoes
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery
    • Wrist watches
    • Expensive electronic gear
    • Suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Transport support from Banglore to Banglore by private shared vehicle
    • Campfire
    • All kayaking equipment and safety gear
    • All equipment and safety gear for paintball
      You need to get
    • Backpack with rain cover
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Sturdy water bottle
    • Energy bars
    • Torch/flashlight
    • Personal toiletries
    • Personal first-aid kit
    • Camera (if you like; with batteries fully charged)
    • Sunglasses
    • Keep a few poly bags handy for your belongings in case of heavy rain
    • Lightweight floaters/sandals
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Relispray
    • Dettol solution
    • Insect repellent
    • Light shawl or blanket

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of Manchanabele night trek: Summit day!

    Overnight in bus.

    You will be driven from Bangalore to Manchanabele base. Do carry a shawl or blanket to stay warm, and some light snacks and a bottle of water for a comfortable journey.

    Day 2 of Manchanabele night trek: Adventure activities day!

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    After a hearty breakfast and a morning of adventure, you'll board vehicles and will be driven back to Bangalore today. You should be back in Bangalore by 12:00 hrs. Trip ends here.


    No meals will be provided today.
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