Photo : Sakeeb Sabakka
Unwind after the conference on this short trek to Makalidurga. At an hour's drive from Bangalore, this hillock is flanked by two lakes and is crowned with an old fort and temple. The trek to Makalidurga offers a unique mix of nature, culture and adventure.
Participants from the IBS conference will also be joining; an exciting opportunity to interact with international scientists working in the field of Biogeography.
Date : 25th September 2017
Departure : 6:00 AM from IISc Parking bay (Opposite Main Library)
Return : 5:00 PM
Price : Roughly 500 INR per head (includes transportation, breakfast and lunch)
1) It is advised to wear appropriate outdoor gear and to carry a bottle of water. Be prepared for rain and sun - Bengaluru weather can be very unpredictable and mercurial!
2) Separate registrations for the trip will happen using a sign-up sheet once you reach the venue. Further details will be provided at the help-desk.