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Savandurga Hills - A True Rock Trekking 30/11/2013

Place:  Savandurga Hills, off Magadi Road, Bangalore Distance:   70 x 2 = 140 km Route:   Vijaynagar ->  -> Chikballapur -> Skandagiri Hill Type:  Trekking Ideal for:  Friends Bikes:   Pulsar 150, Discover 150 and Avenger Crew:   Vinay, Lakshmikant, Gajanan, Sanity guy and Sagar Budget:   100/Head It was our back to back trips during the month, Siva was abroad so we had the itch to do more trekking. Savandurga had been on my wishlist since a long it was time to conquer another mighty peak. Best of the beast Brief about the place: You would have definitely heard of this place as its very famous for trekking, here is the list of things which makes Savandurga special. Standing as tall as 4000 ft Savandurga is one of the largest monoliths in Asia Savandurga  is formed by two hills known locally as Karigudda (black hill) and Biligudda (white hill). Savandi Veerabhadreshwara Swamy temple and Narasimha Swamy temple, situated at the foot of