Karnataka is paradise for trekker’s with a number of mountain tracks winding through the chain of rolling,natural grassland and shola forests. These mountain ranges and hills offers the eyecatching sightseeing,famous hill stations,wildlife attractions,adventure and trekking in the western ghats of Karnataka. State of Karnataka delights one with its spectacular virgin beaches, scenic hill stations and coffee plantations, unexplored forests nested in the chain of rolling hills.
Mullayanagiri hill is the highest peak in the state of Karnataka and a well known place for trekking in Chikmagalur. The peak of Mullayyanagiri is the highest peak between the great Himalayas and the Nilgiris mountains, offers spectacular view of Sunset from the peak and one of the best trekking places in Karnataka and South India.
Baba Budangiri or Dattagiri range is a mountain of the Western Ghats and Collectively three peaks are known as Chandradrona Mountain Range, in the shape of a crescent moon.There is a famous trekking trail between Mullayanagiri and Baba Budangiri mountain range and Baba Budangiri is a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims.
Kudremukh is one of the most beautiful mountain range and a small hill station cum mining town and name of a mountain peak known as horse-face due to the picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse’s face. Kudremukh is 3rd highest peak of Karnataka and one of the hotspots identified for bio-diversity conservation in the Western Ghats.
Kodachadri is a lesser known trekking destination in Karnataka, a mountain peak with dense forests and natural heritage site. Kodachadri mountain peak is situated in the middle of the Mookambika National Park and considered as a biodiversity hotspot and home to several endemic and endangered species of flora and fauna.
Pushpagiri is the highest mountain peak of Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary and one of the famous places in Coorg, Considered among the toughest treks in South India. Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is noted as one of the important bird areas of the world and home to rare and endangered bird life, Pushpagiri is home to rare and endangered birdlife and is designated as one of the important bird areas of the world.
The ancient mountain fortress of Skandagiri is a beautiful hill, located off Bellary Road, approximately 70km from Bangalore city. Skandagiri is one of the Moderately difficult trekking place of Karnataka and famous for trekking in Night.
Kemmangundi’s has ornamental gardens and mountains and valleys views. There is a spectacular sunset view from the Raj Bhavan. Mullayyanagiri route for Kemmangundi offers one of the most scenic drive with cascades, Hebbe Falls,Shanthi Falls,mountain streams and lush vegetation scenic and beautiful nature.
Tadiandamol peak trek is one of the most beautiful, though less known, treks in Karnataka. Tadiandamol is the highest peak in Coorg district. Tadiandamol and adjoining mountain peaks has patches of beautiful green shola forests in the valleys and a place of interest for trekkers and naturalists.