(Last Updated on : 13/06/2017)
Hill stations in Karnataka
exhibits the idiosyncratic natural landscape beauty, glimpses of early history
, wildlife sanctuaries
and the ancient South Indian temples
, Agumbe Hill Station
, Kundadri Hills
, Kodachadri Peak
, Nandi Hill
and many more are the popular hill station
located on the lap of Western Ghats.
Coorg has a feeling of antiquity that is clearly reflected from its laid-back attitude. Situated on Western Ghats Mountain Range in India
, Coorg is only 265 km from Bengaluru
. The slopes are covered by thick forests
Kemmangundi, Chikmagalur District
Once it served as a summer retreat of the Indian rulers
of South India. This hill station has become one of the favourite holiday spots for the tourists.
Kundadri, Shimoga District
Kundadri is the place where a 17th Century Jain temple
is located. Mangalore International Airport
is serving as a nearest airport
to reach here.
Kodachadri Peak, Shimoga District
Located at the Western Ghats, Kodachadri Peak is one of the most beautiful places in Karnataka. Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary
is the cynosure of this place, as it is the residents of many animals
B R Hills, Chamarajanagar District
B R Hills
is a lucrative tourist destination in Karnataka for the presence of Krishnayyanakatte reservoir, which is located at the foothill region of Yelandur. B R Hills Sanctuary
is situated near the B R Hills.
Nandi Hills offers the moderate trekking to the tourists. It is believed that Arkavathy River
is originated from here.
Chikkamagaluru, Chikmagalur District
plantation estates, Mullayanagiri range
, Kalasa, Koppa, Sringeri
, Balehonnuru and Mudigere are the places of interest in Chikmagalur.
Agumbe Hill Station, Shimoga district
This hill station is popular worldwide for its stunning views. Blessed with a rustic ambience it receives visitors all through the year.
, Kodagu District
Virajpet is a hill station with coffee plantation and spice
farming. Madikeri Dasara
is a popular festival
Madikeri, Kodagu District
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka. It is a popular tourist destination. Madikeri lies on the Karnataka State Highway 88 that runs from Mysore
, Udupi District
Kollur is a small temple-town and a hill station in Kundapur Taluk. This place is famous for Mookambika temple
, a Hindu
pilgrimage centre. It is also a popular place for trekking
Sagara, Shimoga District
is notified for the grand presence of Jog Falls
. Boating at Honnemaradu and the jungle safari at Sharavati Wildlife Sanctuary
are the best activities here.
Talaguppa, Sagara Taluk
It is a lesser known hilly destination and located very near to Sagara.
, Dakshina Kannada district
Charmadi Ghat is a lesser known destination and it is uniquely rich in biodiversity and shelters a number of rare medicinal plants