With the Western Ghats running along its length, Karnataka boasts of numerous stunning waterfalls. One of the less talked about waterfalls is the Hanuman Gundi falls or Hanumangundi falls. This waterfall is also known as the Sutanabbe Falls or Soothanabbi Falls. Water cascades over a height of 77 feet foaming on rock edges and creating […]
Located in the Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka, India, Kudremukh is a mountain range. The third highest peak in Karnataka, one side of this mountain resembles the face of a horse and hence the name Kudremukh which means horse- face in Kannada. Covered in lush green forests, hills, valleys, and lakes this is a paradise for a nature lover. This hill station houses the Kudremukh National Park which came into being for the protection of endangered species of the wild animals like the lion-tailed macaque and the tiger. The Government of Karnataka declared Kudremukh as a national park in the year 1987 and is a famous tourist destination. At 1892 meters the Kudremukh peak is the highest point in this National Park. The rivers Nethravathi and Tungabhadra have its origin in this place.
Kudremukh Main Road. Image courtesy Prof tpms
With a number of sacred ponds like the Naga Theertha, Varaha Theertha, Rudra Theertha and Amba Theertha located within the hill station; this is also a popular destination for the pilgrims. Kudremukh is also a mining town and has an Iron ore company situated in the hills. The Hanuman Gundi, Hebbe, and Kalhatti waterfalls are also quite popular among the trekkers and tourists. This peak and the forests surrounding it are quite a delight to the trekkers and adventurers. The best time to visit this place is during the months of October to February. Click here to get more info about Kudremukh
Gangamoola trek could mean only one thing – good views and gorgeous landscapes. As the name suggests, it is found in the Gangamoola Aroli Gangrikal range at almost 1,460 metres above sea level. The district of Chikmagalur in Karnataka has no shortage of trekking options. This is one such ‘must do’ trek while visiting the […]
Kudremukh, part of Western Ghats is a hill range located in the Chikmagalur District of Karnataka. The place is renowned for its bio-diversity and mineral wealth. Kudremukh is the largest reserve for the tropical green wet forest in the state, known as Kudremukh National Park. Literally known as Horse’s face, Kudremukh gets its name from […]
Kudremukh trek is any adventure buffs dream. Here is everything you should know about Kudremukh trek – the trail, about the peak and nearby sightseeing. Kudremukh, a small village of Karnataka, lies in the Chikmagalur district. It is home to some of the best coffee plantations, owing to its fine variety of soil conducive to […]
Kudremukh is located in the Chikamangaluru district. The word “Kudremukh” means “horse face”, and the side of the mountain resembles the shape of a horse face, hence the name. The peak is also mentioned in the historical pages as ‘Samseparvata” as it is close to Samse. The mountain peak is the third-highest peak in Karnataka. […]
Kadambi Waterfall is a majestic waterfall inside Kudremukh National Park that attracts tourists throughout the year. It is located in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. The beauty of the falls increases during the monsoon season.
The Lakya Dam is a check dam built across the river Lakya, a tributary of the Bhadra River. The dam was constructed by the Kudremukh Iron Ore Company. The dam is in a protected forest area inside the Kudremukh National Park in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. This dam was built to collect silt and […]
If you’re looking for a different kind of vacation, explore the world around you at the Kudremukh National Park, which has been left undisturbed and rather less explored and get the satisfaction of seeing something very different. An Overview of the Kudremukh National Park The Kudremukh National Park is located at a distance of 96 […]