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With the promise of a picturesque view of a mountain in the shape of a horse 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 Chikmagalurdistrict of Karnataka. With its rolling meadows, grasslands and dense forests, this place is a bio-diversity hotspot. Kudremukh is an enchanting place to visit, still retaining much of its natural beauty despite persistent threats from various sources to its ecology. At an altitude of 1894 m above sea level, the Kudremukh Peak is a paradise for trekkers and naturists alike, with its mountainous paths and floral and faunal diversity. Varaha Parvatha, another mountain range nearby at a height of 1458m above sea level is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- 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 case you are planning to trek, do carry some sweatshirt or warm clothes along, as it might be a little breezy out there.
Very peaceful destination, full of natural beauty and wildlife
Difficult to access as it does not have its own railway station or airport. The public transport in the local area is not developed.
A great weekend getaway from Bangalore and Mangalore. Also ideal wildlife lovers and trekkers.
The nearest railway station is at Mangalore with trains connecting to many cities. The nearest airport is also in Mangalore and is accessible by taxis. It is also well connected by road with buses ... (Read More)
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