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
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