The Uttari Betta/Huthridurga area is located 80 kilometers north of Bangalore near Kunigal. The distance of the trekking is 5 kms to and fro. The spectacular landscape in the trekking trails is amazing with the view from the top of the hill being serene. This trek is suitable for beginners who are just starting out trekking and also for kids and family-friendly trek. Huthridurga or Uttari Betta is a popular trekking destination around Bangalore. This is one among the Navadurgas for trek near Bangalore.
The trek begins by passing through the small village leading towards the entrance of the fort which goes through 7 fort stone entrances. After reaching the top of the hill, there are several viewpoints to explore, the first point is the Shankareshwar temple at the peak, and a small pond is found here, then there is a forest cave to which you have to descend steps leading to the lush green trail leading to the viewpoint and also to the sunrise point.
The sunrise trek and day trek are two options for trekking in Uttari Betta. There are numerous places to trek around Bangalore, Uttari Betta is a popular place to visit for trekking whether it is a day trek or a sunrise trek.