Kumar Parvat is located in the Western Ghats of Karnataka.In the hills below, there is an ancient and well-known temple known as Kukke Subrahmanya.The temple is rich in tradition and has a great significance to those who live there. people.People from all over the world, especially those from South India come to the temple to satisfy their wishes by offering prayers. The temple is crowded with devotees often time.Just in front of the Kukke Subrahmanya Temple, stands Shesha Parvat. It is surrounded by dense vegetation of the lush green trees that is part of The Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary.you are also able to visit for hikes Buran Ghati trek.
Kumara Parvat also known as Pushpagiri will be known as the name used to describe the mountain that is mostly hidden and can be seen only when you cross the mountain’s other parts, however, the entire trail is referred to in the form of Kumara Parvat trek.Kumar Parvat happens to be the second-highest peak in the Kodagu district, just behind Tadiandamol and is the fourth highest summit in Karnataka.As the day begins, the first glimpse Shesha Mountain will give you an idea of the journey that you’re about to take on and will cause your heart to race.
A climb of just over 1,700m (about 5600 feet),Kumar Parvat is one of the most difficult hike in Karnataka.And it does live up the expectations of its name.The trek is of 22 kms , and it typically takes 2 days.The Kumara Parvat trek is the most popular among trekkers due to its variety with dense forests, vast meadows, and even a waterfall, the trek has plenty to offer.Having been said that, we suggest that you do the Kumara climb for intermediate to experienced trekkers who are able to tackle the challenging trek.If you’re a beginner and are considering this for your first trek, we strongly recommend following an exercise program, build your cardiovascular endurance, strengthen your muscles, and engage in the exercise.A handful of simple treks such as Skandagiri and Savandurg are recommended prior to trying Kumar Parvat.
The trek to Kumar Parvat begins with dense forest, with trees so tall it blocks sunlight getting into the ground.There is a very small amount of sunlight that gets through the trees.
The Western Ghats are nature’s most well kept secret! The views of the Ghats from the Kumar mountain range make you quite enthralled. You only need to walk to get there.
The last expansion of the grasslands:- The meadows provide a treat to your eyes after the section of forest. Whatever time you walk during the post-monsoon season or in winter, meadows can be either golden brown or green Each season has the most unique view.
After Shesha Parvat, the forest block is a different highlight on the trek.As you walk into the forest, numerous birds greet the visitor with loud chirping.You will also be able to see various kinds of butterflies here.
The road to reach Kumar Parvat is arduous at the start.
The hike will start at sea level and climb to 5,600 feet in just two days and travel 22 miles.
Based on altitude and distance The entire trek could be broken down into three segments.
1.DAY 1: SECTION I: Bhattara mane (Bhatt’s home) / Forest Section till Forest Office
DATE 2: SECTION II Bhattara Mane / Forest Office to Shesha Parvat Section 3: Shesha Parvat until Kumara Parvat the peak
Begin your hike with a walk into the forest via the small gate located near the trek ground.If you get to Kukke Subrahmanya by your own vehicle, you can drive to the starting point on the trail. There is a parking area enough to accommodate 10 to twelve four wheelers.On the other hand, if you are getting to Kukke through public transportation, you’ll be required to walk 1.5 kilometers away from Kukke Subrahmanya’s KSRTC bus station to the beginning of the trek.From the point at which you begin this trek, the path is well marked.Follow the path that leads you into the thick forest.It begins as a moderate-to-sharp climb that increases in intensity as you advance, with occasional flat sections.The forests are full of creatures that are usually found in the midst of the main road. If you’re at peace and focused you will hear the wildlife sounds, even see some species of snakes and birds.
Keep your water bottle close by and sip small sips each 15 minute period. This is even if you’re not thirsty.Since the climate is humid, you will soon be dehydrated.This technique keeps you hydrated all day long and help you replenish the water that you have that you have lost due to sweating.Your first stop after a distance of around 3.5 kilometers is when you come to the massive rock also known as Bhimana Bande or Bhima Rock.Rest for a while, grab some snacks and feel refreshed as you prepare for the tough journey ahead.After the monsoons arrive, there will be Leeches on the trails. They are present at starting the forest section, you begin to see that they’re there when you’re resting at the Bhima rock.
If you’re afraid of them, apply Dettol or Savlon at the base of the rock to keep away leeches.If you’re not worried, the most effective option is to get rid of them after the kiln has been installed. Inhaling a small amount of leech blood won’t cause any harm.As you progress, you’ll come to the clearing that is the point where you reach the final point part of the forest section.If you begin the hike in the dark (around 5:30),you can expect to be welcomed by the views as you leave the forest.