Pavagada Fort is 600-year-old fort is situated in Pavagada town of Tumkur District. The Fort was built by Vijayanagar Chietan. This fort has several levels of fortification and is part of the hill that has a temple on the foothills and a fort atop. A lofty fort resting firmly on top of the mountain, Pavagada Fort is one of the spectacular sights you will witness during the trek. This easy 2 hours trek is unknown to the adventure enthusiasts around Bangalore city. Meandering through the bumpy trail, one reaches the top which provides a spectacular view of the surrounding hillocks, village and fields.
Near the waterfall, there is a temple (dedicated to Lord Shiva). A puja (prayer) is done once every morning.
The place has a rich concentration of birds owing to the presence of the waterfall. The mountain ranges present opportunities for trekking enthusiasts. Another tourist attraction Thattekere lake is nearby.
Some of the Trek organizers for this venue are :