Tourist Attractions Near
BHADRA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY5 Kms
Also known as Muthodi Wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary surrounded by hills has the tributaries of the Bhadra river flowing through it. The western border of the sanctuary abuts the back waters of the Bhadra Reservoir which has a catchment area of 1,968 kms. surrounded by scenic hills and steep slopes.
Mullayanagiri is the tallest mountain in Karnataka. Its 1930m high and is situated in Chickamagalur district. There is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva atop the mountain. A cave and a Nandi statue are at walkable distance from the temple. The mountain belongs to the Bababudangiri hill range, It is a trekkers paradise and often clubbed with Bababudangiri for trekking.
BABABUDENGIRI HILLS27 Kms
To the north of Chikmagalur town is the Baba-Budan Range or Chandra Drona Parvatha as it was known in olden times, which has one of the highest mountain peaks between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. The loftiest point of the range is Mullaiyanagiri which is 1,926 meters above sea level.
Kalhatti Falls is also known as Kalhattigiri Falls and Kalahsti Falls. Water cascades from a height of 122 meters to flow before the Veerabhadreshwara temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva that is attributed to times of the Vijayanagar Empire. According to local legend, this place is associated with the Hindu sage, Agastya.
Kemmangundi is a hill station is located at Tarikere taluk of Chikmagalur district. This picturesque hill station is situated at a height of 1434 meters above sea level. Kemmangundi is also known as Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station. This was the summer retreat of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV.
Hebbe Falls68 Kms
Hebbe Falls, located 8 km away from Kemmangundi, is a favourite site for solitude seekers. The waterfall that is 168 metres in altitude is situated in Kemmangundi. Like other spring falls in the region, the water stream is believed to cure skin disorders. Enriched with minerals, the water stream is also a source of drinking water in the region.