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Huthridurga Fort Trek - Treasure hunt on the hill

Place: Huthridurga, Kunigal taluk, Karnatka

Distance: 70 km from Bangalore
Type: Trekking
Ideal for: Friends and Family
Trek Difficulty: Easy
Trek Length: 2 kilometers one way
Trek Duration: 1 hour one way

Bangalore is surrounded by a number of hills and hillocks – all waiting to be explored. One such relatively unknown hill near Magadi is Huthridurga. Bangalore weather was cloudy for the whole week which tempted me to grab the key and go on a long ride. I opened my yet to explore list of places and zeroed down to Hutridurga fort which looked interesting. My friend Vinay had visited it recently so he gave some inspiration to visit it. I called my friends to check if they can join. 5 of my friends joined the ride. Since all my friends were from the different part of the city we decided Sunkadakatte as the meetup point. 

One of the friends had to stay in the office till 12 in the night. He insisted we start the trip a little late so that he can get proper sleep. Since the weather was pleasant t…