Forest Cārika Routes

This page features downloadable gpx data for forest cārika routes. These routes are intended for Buddhist monks. One can follow these trails using a hiking app, such as Alltrails or Gaia GPS. See the documentation of the hiking app regarding importing the gpx file to the app.

*One can make custom maps of the routes by uploading the gpx data to… https://gpx.studio/.

*These routes were made with the Alltrails app. A link to the routes on Alltrails is provided where possible.

Often the routes go to or from solitary kuṭis. In these cases, it is best to ask permission from the abbot of the monastery the kuṭi is associated with before going. Laws regarding the forest can change. Therefore, it is best to check beforehand to see if the route is still considered allowable to take.


Forest Cārika Routes