A Green Trek to Swamimalai Hills and Jalagamparai waterfalls

 Monsoon is a beautiful time as everything looks green and serene..We headed to Eastern ghats for a day trip from Bangalore and on the same day visited a beautiful hill temple near Hosur, then did a small trek to Swamimalai hills of Yelagiri which was so so amazing and then we ended the day with a beautiful bath in the Jalagamparai waterfalls which is located on a beautiful sleepy hillock...

Yelagiri is approximately 3 hours drive from Bangalore and can be completed as a days trip and people can add the lip smacking vaniyambadi biriyani for dinner as well..

The Swamimalai trek is around 3 kms each way and can be managed mostly by kids and is not very steep but has steps to be climbed but the path is very dense and green on Monsoon months....

Jalagambarai is a seasonal waterfalls and has some descent water from August to November and is around 30 kms from Yelagiri hills..Few daring souls also trek from Yelagiri hills to Jalagamparai falls which is just down the baclside of the hill...

The top of the hill where the Swamimalai Temple is situated


Jalagamparai waterfalls

The ChandraChoodeswara temple near Hosur


The green trail leading to the hill temple

A old well on the way




The steps in the Swamimalai trail






The highest point of the peak

A view from the Top













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