Maribetta is situated close to Kanakpura on Bangalore-Kanakpura highway. Around 60km ride from Bangalore, on a state highway. It’s locally known as Karadibetta because here one can see lots of bear’s. The peak is not that high compared to other popular trekking spots around bangalore but the way to the top is fairly thorny and confusing at places.
1. The right from NH 209, just after Kanakpura
2. The arch where we need to take a right toward Kuthnahalli.
3. After the village one can find temple at the base of the hill.
Best time to Trek: Not Monsoon & Not Night
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Time to Reach from Base: 2–3 Hrs.
Parking: Near Bananthimari temple.
Things to Carry: Food, Water, Good Shoes
Explore: Caves, Ragi grinding stone (Ragi biso kallu), Carvation of pagade game from chola’s.
Trek Path: Bananthimari temple --> base Small Pond & small Mantapa with nandi & linga --> Valley--> 1st Cave --> Anjaneya carvation -->2nd Cave ---> Peak.
Trek Path with some photos:
|Bananthimari temple Base|
|Small Pond & small Mantapa with nandi & linga|