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"Close to the Nature's Face"

Kudremukh Tourism

Popular and named after a mountainside that resembles a horse's face, Kudremukh is famous for its biodiversity and scenic beauty. A popular hill-station among the Bangalore crowd, Kudremukh is actually a hill range in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. Kudremukh Peak is a paradise for trekkers and naturists alike, with its mountainous paths and floral and faunal diversity.

With its rolling meadows, grasslands and dense forests, this place is a biodiversity hotspot. Kudremukh is an enchanting place to visit, still retaining much of its natural beauty despite persistent threats from various sources to its ecology.  Varaha Parvatha, another mountain range nearby at a height of 1458m above sea level is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Restaurants and Local Food in Kudremukh

There aren't too many options for food and cuisine in the area. However one can find a few resorts, restaurants and local dhabas serving some delicious South-Indian food. One can relish local delicacies such as Dosa, Bisi Bele Bath, Akki Roti, Jolada Roti, Idli, Vada, Sambhar, Kesari Bath, Ragi Mudde, Uppittu, Vangi Bath and traditional and local sweets like Mysore pak, Chiroti etc .
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Suggested Itinerary for Kudremukh

Day 1- Arrive in Kudremukh. Check in at the hotel. After breakfast, head for the famous Kudremukh trek. The short trek of 9 km, takes you at an elevation of 1,894 m offering the surreal view of the Western Ghats. Then, visit the Kaleshwara Devi temple and Kalasa pond. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Kalasa pond is a sacred Hindu pond. Back to hotel.
Day 2- Visit the Kudremukh national park, with the exquisite beauty of flora of the Western Ghats, national park homes a variety of wildlife. Also, visit the Hanuman Gundi falls located inside the forest area of Kudremukh National Park.

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Kudremukh, Karnataka
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Shashwat Kant

3 years ago
- This area is infamous for the leeches present here. It might be a good idea to carry some salt with you to fend off leeches. Also, please carry umbrellas and raincoats during the rainy season. In c (Read More)ase you are planning to trek, do carry some sweatshirt or warm clothes along, as it might be a little breezy out there.

Bala Sundari

3 years ago
Is this falls open for the public now?
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