Halebidu

Halebidu the ancient Hoysala capital houses the ornate Hoysaleswara and Kedareswara temples, and is one of the well visited tourist attractions of Karnataka. Halebidu is located at a distance of 149 km from Mysore and 31 km from Hassan. The Karnataka State Tourism Bureau offers a rather hectic tour package (from Mysore) covering Sravanabelagola, Halebidu […]

Alekan Falls

Alekan falls is about 18 km from Charmadi in Charmadi Ghats. Alekan falls is situated on the way to Kottigehara from Charmadi. This place is just next to the road before 4 km from Kottigehara. This water falls is just next to a small bus stop by name ‘alekan horatti’. Since being both easily accessible […]

Ayyanakere Lake

Ayyanakere Lake is located at a distance of 20 km from the town of Chikmagalur. Positioned in the Malnad region, the beautiful water body is frequented by nature lovers. One of the highlights of the lake is the view of a pyramid shaped peak standing alongside the reservoir. Tourists visit the lake for witnessing the […]

Mahathma Gandhi Park – Rathnagiri Bore

This is a beautifully maintained garden for entertainment of people of all walks of life. Good for jogging, walking, children’s entertainment. A small hillock, locally called ‘Rathnagiri Bore’ located on the northern side of Chikmaglur town has become a ‘Star of Attraction’ to the local people on almost all evening outgoings and weekend holidays. Located […]

Angadi Hoysala Temple

Angadi which means a market place or shop is 18 km south of Mudigere Town. This place has been identified as Sasakapura or Sosevur which was the original home of Hoyasalas who rose to great power in South India. The shrine here has pillars of granite with cylindrical shafts and hemispherical moldings. Three other ruined […]

Devaramane

Devaramane is a small Village/hamlet in Mudigere Taluk in Chikmagalur District of Karnataka State, India. It comes under Kogile Panchayath. It belongs to Mysore Division . It is located 30 KM towards South from District head quarters Chikmagalur. 248 KM from State capital Bangalore. The village is renowned for its Kalabhairaveshwara temple. Devaramane is surrounded […]

Ettina Bhuja

Ettina Bhuja is a hill which is shaped like the back of an ox (ettu=ox in kannanda, bhuja=shoulder). This is in Mudigere Taluk of Chikmagalur, accessible from a Mudigere town near to Byrapura village. The trek to Ettina Bhuja is one of the most popular treks in the Bangalore area, and takes place in a […]

Lakkavalli Dam

Vegetation The vegetation is of wet deciduous type. This place receives the annual rainfall of more than 120 cm. The temperature varies from 21 degrees Celsius in winter to 39 degrees in summer. Among the flora the commonly found are Sandalwood, Teak, Rosewood, Honne etc.It is also famous for the Bhadra wildlife sanctuary which is […]

Hirekolale Lake

At a distance of 10 Kms from Chikmagalur & 50 Kms from Kemmangundi, Hirekolale Lake is a beautiful manmade lake amidst beauty and surrounded by high mountains. The famous hills of Mullayanagiri can be viewed from here. This lake was built to supply water to Chikmagalur town and irrigation of lands in surrounding villages. This […]

Deviramma Betta

Devigiri – Deviramma temple is located on top of this hill which is open only during Deepavali, there’s a saying that Mysore Palace used to initiate celebration based on indication (lighting) from this hill. Deviramma Betta is named because of the temple of Deviramma at the top of this hill. It is situated in chandra […]