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Report on Trek to Nandi Betta

On 11th October 2018, under the guidance of LtSampath Kumar R and PI Staff Hav Anil and Hav Thirumal, 96 Cadets of SFS college went on an arduous journey to the Nandi betta in Chikkaballapura District.

Nandi Betta is a hill which is situated about 81 kms far from Bangalore near to Chikkaballapura District, Nandi Betta is 4,851 ft (1,479 m) above sea level. It is located close to the Bangalore International Airport. In addition, the hills are located about 20 km from the National Highway (NH-7) just after Devanahalli Town. Trekking enthusiasts can climb from either sides of the hill and spend a beautiful time on it experiencing some of the best camping adventure.

We had reached Nandi Hills around 10:00am and started with a temple visit. After which we had our refreshment, later started our adventurous trek from the foot of the hill, trek up to the hill didslope appears a little steep as we climb higher we got used to the terrain. The goal was to take the national flag to the top of the hill with the spirit of adventure and enthusiasm cadets climbed the hill without losing their confidence. After 2 and half hours of trekking we reached the altitude with the nationalflag. The clear blue sky and the expanse of green below it made a mesmerising sight.

The trekking created powerful impact on the cadets and other people who had come there, on our way back down the hill all cadets performed Swatch Bharat by collecting all the wastes and plastic things accumulates in hill as an impact a sense of respect towards historical place and sense of patriotism was created. Finally we reached the college at 7:30 pm.

We would like thank OurCommanding officer, Principal and our ANO for providing us permission and support to complete the activity successfully.