Kurinjal Peak trek

You don’t have to see lush green meadows and gurgling streams only in photographs or movies. Here, in the midst of the Western Ghats, you can actually see and touch it for real. Welcome to the Kurinjal Peak trek, which is housed in the Kudremukh National Park, Chikmagalur.

This peak is considered one of the best treks in the Western Ghats, not just for its difficulty level (which is moderate) but also for its mesmerizing landscapes, gushing streams and misty mountains. Verdant tropical forests complete the picture of this unique countryside, beckoning you to be part of the enticing Chikmagalur trekking scene.

Location and height

Situated in Kudremukh National Park, this peak stands majestic at a height of 1159 meters. Taking the Kurinjal Peak trek is bound to remain in your mind for a long, long time. This region has a lot to offer trekkers, so a weekend away is sufficient to enjoy this trek, rejuvenate you and fill your lungs with fresh, unpolluted air. So, come on over, the Kurinjal trek is waiting for you.

Details about the trek

A lesser-known peak in the Kudremukh National Park, Kurinjal is the perfect destination for anyone seeking a little respite from the hectic pace of city life. Set in the midst of mesmerizing natural landscapes that are further heightened by the tranquillity of the region, a trek to Kurinjal Peak is of moderate difficulty and can easily be done by anyone. Anyone on this trek virtually enters another world of picturesque settings and never before landscapes. The air is truly rejuvenating and pure as you ascend to a higher plane, leaving the plains below.

You will pass from lush green meadows with several streams and verdant tropical forests to misty mountains and finally to the Kurinjal peak. There are a few challenges for trekkers along the way, but in the end it’s well worth the effort. There’s excitement, there are thrills and finally when the peak is in sight, there’s pure ecstasy.

Yet another thrilling aspect of this trek is that you get a chance to stay at a homestay, something city life does not afford. Not only is it a home away from home, but you also enjoy local cuisine and a warm and inviting ambience.

Trekking Packages

At Incredible Malnad, we want you to enjoy our trek and homestay packages as far as possible. So, we have designed three tour packages – Gold, Silver and Platinum – so that you choose any one of them depending on the availability of your time and affordability. All these packages are designed for weekends and booking them in advance is mandatory, as space at the homestays is limited.


We in Chikmagalur, Karnataka, are in a fortunate position to be in the midst of so much lush greenery and natural trekking trails. We now present you a wide variety of trekking options to fuel your desire to go trekking in enjoyable and scenic environs. Trekking peaks here of varying altitudes, but they all come with things to see and do. However, our homestays are just few in number, so access our site and click the package of your choice that will bring you here soon.

Though you might live in a homely environment, we take your stay very seriously and offer you our professional services, including home-like cuisine and good quality rooms. We can also arrange for guide service and any specific needs that you may have. Our attitude is professional, our hearts are warm and our invitation to you to join us here is absolutely genuine. Do drop by whenever you can and enjoy our treks and homestays.

Sometimes, it’s nice to take in the simple pleasures of nature and enjoy it to the hilt. That’s what we have on our plate for you, so come on over soon. We await your pleasure.

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