Kudremukh Karnataka

It is located in Chikmagalur and is best known for the national park of the same name. September to January is the best time to visit. Mangalore has the nearest airport. It is 347km from Bangalore.

 

Kudremukh Peak
At 6,250ft, the Kudremukh Peak is a majestic sight. It gets its name from ‘like a horse’s face’, as it forms a horse-shaped silhouette. A waterfall graces the top of the peak. The Kudremukh National Park covers parts of Chikmagalur, Udupi and Dakshin Kannada. There are 13 trekking routes within the park which is home to the lion-tailed macaque. You need prior permission to enter. The Kurinajal peak at about 6,000ft is another attraction. Both the peaks are good for trekking. The Sutanabbe Falls is visited by nature enthusiasts and other tourists.

 

Gangamoola Hill
It is 10km from Kudremukh town and is situated in the Samse Circle of Chikmagalur. The evergreen shoal forests are a great attraction. The Tunga, Netravati and Bhadra rivers originate from the Gangamoola Hill. Within the forests is a cave with a Varaha statue. There’s also a Bhagavathi Shrine.

 

Lakya Dam
It was built by the Kudremukh Iron Ore Company and is situated outside the town. It is named after lac or red clay that have been deposited here from the mines.


Chikmagalur | Dandeli | Jog Falls | Kudremukh

 

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