Mullayanagiri Peak : The talles peak of karnataka
QuickOverview :Mullayanagiri, the highest peak in Karnataka, is located in the Baba Budan Giri Range of the Western Ghats. Standing at an altitude of 1,930 m above sea level, it is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris.For adventure enthusiasts, the location offers an opportunity to engage in activities like trekking and road biking.
Baba Budan giri : Switzerland of India
QuickOverview :In ancient time, Baba Budangiri Range was also called the Chandra Drona Parvatha. The Baba Budangiri Range includes- Mullayanagiri (height is 1930 meters or 6317 feet) and Dattagiri/ Baba Budangiri, (height 1895 meters); which are the highest peaks of the state of Karnataka. Collectively these peaks are named Chandradrona Parvatha Shreni due to their naturally formed shape of a crescent moon.
Baba Budangiri Hills are famous for their unique forest range in addition to hiking and trekking. . In addition to this, all the adventure lovers can hike through the forest to see the ancient shrine of Deviramma Betta. Sitalayanna Giri offers picturesque views of the surrounding mountain ranges.
Kemmangundi Peak : A Peak that will take one to the Peaks
QuickOverview: Kemmannugundi is a hill station in Tarikere taluk of Chikkamagaluru district in the state of Karnataka, India. It is 1434m above sea level. This was the summer retreat of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV and as a mark of respect to the king, it is also known as Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station. The station is ringed by the Baba Budan Giri Range, with cascades, mountain streams, and lush vegetation, Kemmangundi’s has ornamental gardens and mountains and valleys views. There is a spectacular sunset view from the Raj Bhavan.
Kavikal Gandi View Point – windy and pleasant
OverView: At a distance of 11 km from Baba Budangiri, 11 km from Mullayanagiri and 18 km from Chikmagalur, Kavikal Gandi, also known as Horse Shoe Viewpoint, is a popular viewpoint in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka.
Located on Mullayanagiri – Baba Budangiri road, Kavikal Gandi is a prominent hill viewpoint in Chikmagalur region. There is a check post on the road. The horse shoe viewpoint can be easily reached by climbing up about 50 steps from this check post.
There is a small idol of Hanuman at the foot of the hill. Atop the hill, someone has recently drawn a painting of Swami Vivekananda. This hill is always windy and pleasant. From the viewpoint one can get a breathtaking view of Chandra Drona mountain range.
Ballalarayanadurga Hill :An Enigmatic Place
QuickOverview:This isolated fort can only be reached by trekking through the hilly forest region. It is situated in Bettabalige that stands in the midst of Chikmagalur’s Kottegehara village and the Kalasa temple-town. It is one of the few forts that can be found in the Western Ghats.
Z point: Trekking in misty mountains
QuickOverview: Z Point is often counted among the most picturesque places to visit in Chikmagalur. With the cool breeze rubbing against your face and the sun meeting the land on the horizon, Z Point will leave you with a feeling that can’t be expressed literally. The serene ambience of this place is worth every sweat of the thrilling trek to Z Point and add the views which makes this place unforgettable.
The hike is a little challenging and surrounded by beautiful surroundings that are replete with lush green valleys. The trek to Z point comprises of some deep gorges and is known for having the best views of Kemmangundi.
one of the most beautiful spots, popularly known as ‘Ettina Bhuja’ (which translates to shoulder of an ox and it looks like one)
What makes Ettina Bhuja an intriguing spot for trekking is that unlike other hillocks in the Western Ghats, it has only one trekking trail till the peak.
Ettina Bhuja trek would be a wonderful experience for any trekker. Ettina Bhuja literally means ox’s shoulder. At 1,300 meters above sea level, it is situated in the Dakshin Kannada district of Karnataka.
It lies in close proximity to Dharmasthala and is a part of the charmadi ghats Tall trees, beautiful views, and gorgeous natural backdrops accompany your way up the tiring, yet rewarding journey.