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1. Hebbe Falls

Hebbe Falls
Must visit 4.2 /5

8 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Kemmanagundi

Among 35 waterfalls in Karnataka, Hebbe Falls is the most stunning one located in the Chikmagalur. This enchanted waterfall is in the beautiful Kemmangundi hill station, an 8-hour drive from Bangalore. The water of Hebbe falls comprises medicinal herbs offering healing qualities, thus attracting a large number of tourists who come here for a dip.

2. Kalahatti Falls

Kalahatti Falls
3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Kemmanagundi

Kalahatti Falls is the perfect combination for anyone seeking spirituality and serenity in a single location. Also known as the Kalahasti Falls, the Kalahatti Falls are situated in Chikmagalur. They are at a distance of 10 kilometres from the Kemmangundi hill station. The location has the infamous Veerabradeshwara Temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The entire area is covered with greenery. Being situated close to the Chandra Drona hill, you can enjoy the view of the water pouring down from there too.

3. Z Point

Z Point
Must visit 3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Kemmanagundi

Nestled in Kemmangundi and offering exquisite views of the Western Ghats, Z Point is a vantage point that can be reached after undertaking a trek of 3kms. This trekking trail begins from Kemmanagundi Raj Bhavan and into the thick forest from which you will come across Shanti Waterfalls. Till Shanti falls, the trek is easy, but after that, it gets a little tough. In the later part of the trek, you are likely to be on a narrow path surrounded by deep valleys and steep hills. Listed amongst the most picturesque places to visit in Chikmagalur, Z Point is a magnificent sunrise and sunset point.

4. Shiva Temple, Kemmanagundi

Shiva Temple, Kemmanagundi
3.6 /5

5 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Kemmanagundi

This beautifully constructed temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is a major tourist attraction in Kemmanagundi. Featuring some amazing rock art, the images of the deities here are a must see.

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5. Rock Garden

Rock Garden
3.1 /5

5 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Kemmanagundi

The Rock Garden is home to multitudes of flowers of various species, amongst the pathways carved out of rocks here. An ideal spot for any nature lover to enjoy the feeling of spending an evening amongst nature and for a spectacular view of the sunset.

6. Shanti Falls

Shanti Falls
3.2 /5

4 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Kemmanagundi

A little away from the Z point, these waterfalls experience relatively less footfall from tourists. Hence, visit these to witness pristine and modest waterfalls and streams with lush greenery all around.

7. Rajendra Hill

Rajendra Hill
3.2 /5

5 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Kemmanagundi

One of the highest peaks in Karnataka, this hill at an elevation of 1448m is well known for its iron ore deposits. Tourists can view the transportation of the minerals from the hill after extraction.

8. Trekking in Kemmanagundi

Trekking in Kemmanagundi
3.2 /5

5 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Kemmanagundi

Trekking in Kemmanagundi is one of the most visually flattering and refreshing experiences, with sparkling green terrains, interspersed with waterfalls and streams. Trek you way to the Hebbe Falls and the Z point to have the most of your trekking experiences in Kemmanagundi.

9. Mullayanagiri

Mullayanagiri
Must visit 3.5 /5

21 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Kemmanagundi

The highest peak in Karnataka at 1930 m above sea level, the Mullayanagiri is located in the Baba Budan Giri Hills. Mountain biking and trekking are carried out amidst the pristine beauty of these hills. A Shiva temple is also located on the peak.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Kemmanagundi?

Day 1: On reaching Kemmanagundi, you can head straight to the beautiful Hebbe Falls. Do not forget to take a dip which is believed to cure all skin diseases. After spending some time in the falls, visit the tallest peak of Karnataka, Mullayanagiri. For adventure enthusiasts, there are various treks and mountain biking routes which take you up the hills. Also, visit the Shiva temple on the way to Mullayanagiri. You can explore the small caves as well around this area.

Day 2: You can opt for an early morning trek to Z point. On the way up there, you will get to see Shanti Falls. The uphill trek is steep but worth all the effort and energy. After the beautiful morning trek, you can visit Kalhatti falls which is just 10 km away.

How can I commute within Kemmanagundi?

Kemmanagundi is well connected by buses from outside and inside you can either take buses or cabs to visit the sites of the hill station.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Kemmanagundi?

The top sightseeing places in Kemmanagundi are Hebbe Falls, Mullayanagiri, Z Point, Shiva Temple, Kemmanagundi, Kalhatti Falls, Rock Garden.
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