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    Best time to Visit Kudremukh: Jan,Feb,Mar,Apr

    Category : Adventure: Hiking,Trekking,Camping
    Solo Traveler: Solo Traveller
    Nature Explorer: Nature Explorer,Forest/Wildlife

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Kudremukh is a hill range in the Chikkmangalur district of Karnataka. 
    It is known for its bio-diversity and mineral wealth.

    Kudremukh means ‘horse’s face’ and the place gets its name from a peak that resembles the face of a horse.

    Kurdremukh  is covered with dense forests and is home for wide range of wildlife. It is place of origin of three rivers — Bhadra, Nethravati and Tunga.

    It is approx 1894 m above sea level and hence retains the title of the heaven for trekkers and nature explorers.

    The Kudremukh range of mountains was declared a national park in 1987. You need to have prior permission and a licensed guide to trek the summit.


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    Kudremukh National Park

    Entry Fees :₹ 200 Time To Visit :10:00 am to 05:00 pm

    Kudremukh National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park is filled with lush green beauty and has many species of flora and fauna. The place is filled with numerous waterfalls and has many sightseeing options. It is an Wildlife Protection Area and you need prior permission from forest officials to explore the national park.
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      Kudremukh Peak Trek

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      Kudremukh Peak is at an altitude of 1894 m above sea level and it is a popular trekking spot. The trek path is filled with great flora and fauna and spectacular views. The entire journey is filled with rich natural biodiversity
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        Trekking

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        Kudremukh is adverse landscape with wide variety of trekking options like Trek to Kudremukh Peak, Kurinjal Peak, Gangadikal Peak, Sitabhumi Peak, Narshimha Parvatha etc. However you need to get prior permission from the authority to trek in this region.
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          Lakya Dam / Lakhya Dam

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          Lakya Dam is built across Lakya, a tributary of River Bhadra. The dam is 100 m height. It was built as a dam of silt by the Kudremukh Iron Ore Company to collect wastes from their mining operations. It is good place to relax and watch the peaks of western ghats.
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            Hanuman Gundi Falls

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            Hanuman Gundi is a famous waterfall in the area, with water gushing down from a height of more than 100 feet onto natural rocks. This scenic waterfalls in the middle of wilderness is one of the prime tourist attractions.
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              Gangamoola / Varaha Parvat

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              Gangamoola is secret place that is the source of rivers Tunga, Bhadra and Netravati. The main attractions here are the temple of Goddess Bhagavathi and a cave with a 6 feet tall image of Varaha. The cave is mineral rich with magnetite-quartzite deposits. It is also known as Varaha Parvath.
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                Kalasa

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                Kalasa is a small temple town located at a distance of 22 kms from Kudremukh, on the banks of the Bhadra River. The famous Kalaseshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is the prime attraction of the place. Kalasa, literally means water pot, and the town has mythological presence on wedding between Shiva and Parvati.
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                  Horanadu

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                  Horanadu is another popular temple town located at a distance of 28 kms from Kudremukh. The famous Shri Annapoorneshwari Temple, attracts lot of pilgrims. The temple deity Annapoorneshwari, is represented by a pure gold statue within the temple.
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                    Agumbe

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                    Agumbe is often referred as Cherrapunji of South India, as it receives heavy rainfall. It is also called ‘Hasiru Honnu’ which means ‘green is gold’. This lush green region is known for its scenic beauty and rich bio-diversity and panoramic Sunset views. The Sunset Point, located on one of the highest peaks is the prime attraction of the place. During rains, Agumbe and the surrounding region come alive with several waterfalls: Kunchikal Falls, Barkana Falls, Onake Abbi Falls and Jogigundi Falls are some of the popular ones. Agumbe is at 80 kms distance from Kudremukh. It is turning out to be a popular trekking spot these days.
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                      By Flight
                      The nearest airport to Kudremukh is Mangalore airport, which is situated 100 km away from Kudremukh. 

                      By Train
                      The nearest railway station is at Mangalore / Mangaluru (100 kms)


                      By Road
                      Kudremukh is well-connected by road. It has regular bus services from nearby cities.
                      Some important distances to note are:
                      Mangalore - 100 kms
                      Chickmagaluru - 107 kms
                      Bangalore - 331 km