Sunday 28 May 2017

Medigeshi Fort Trek

Medigeshi is a historical place having a well built rocky fort on top of the hill, and has seen many battles during its peak of your success, Its named after local tribal chief of yore, Nagga Reddi, because his wife’s hair touched her ankles (Medi – ankle, Kesha – hair). Most of the fort walls remain even today, though its ruins. Medigeshi is a part of Madhugiri Taluk, in Tumkur District. This trek could be done along with Madhugiri trek in a separate day. There are 4 stages marked in trek as there the 4 wall entries.

How to Reach : Bangalore-- Dabaspete-- Madhugiri-- Medigeshi

Near by places: Madhugiri Fort, Channarayanadurga Fort, DD Hills

Permission : Not required

Steps : There are steps in the middle of trek

Climbing time : 2 hrs

Parking: At the base , Near the temple

Level: Moderate to Difficult

Things to Carry: Water, Food and all necessary things


  1. If we look into the history of India, we will find that it is rich in culture, diversity, and heritage. The South Asian country India is home to several UNESCO world heritage sites. Be it palaces, forts, temples, and churches, you will find a piece of history in every nook and corner of the country. If you are a history buff or you just want to know about the historical monuments of India