Quaint little hill station - Sakleshpur
Trips — Nature
- Duration: Not applicable
- Difficulty: No Such Thing
- Accomodation: Resorts
- Solo Friendly
A quaint little hill station tucked away in the Western Ghats in the state of Karnataka and is a refreshing getaway from city life. Sakleshpur has a rich biodiversity which makes it a popular destination amongst nature lovers.
Scenic environment, pleasant climate, and lofty green hills that are full of cardamom, coffee, pepper, and areca plantations. It's a spectacular town tucked away in the Western Ghats on Bangalore-Mangalore Highway.
#FactCheck It was during the time of the Hoysalas that the town received its name. Legends claim that the Hoysalas found a broken Shiva Linga when they arrived in the little town and promptly named it Sakleshwar.
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- Activities as mentioned.
- Services of our local guide.
- Breakfast on all days.
- Internal transfers.
- Airport transfers.
The drive to Sakleshpur is about 220 km from Bangalore and the road goes through the town of Hassan.
Drive to Shravanabelagola, and visit Vindhyagiri Hill on which the main temple and Bahubali statue are located. This is one of the most important pilgrimage centers of Jainism.
To see the historic side of the town as well as the aerial view of the emerald ghats, make a visit to the Manjarabad Fort. Every chamber and every tunnel has a story to tell, hailing since the reign of Tipu Sultan. One of the tunnels even runs as far as Srirangapatna
Sakleshwar has rich biodiversity and one of the most interesting things to do is Trekking. The Bisle reserve forest trek as well as the Kumara Parvatha trek can be rewarding for they give a glimpse into the varied ecology of the area.
Even if you are not an enthusiastic trekker, a walk around the picturesque town can be very rewarding.
Visit Bisle ghat viewpoint, from here one can get astonishing views of the three mountain peaks including Kumara Parvatha, Pushpagiri, and Dodda Betta.
visit Hemavati dam before starting the return journey to Bangalore.
By late evening, you will be dropped back to their hotel/residence in Bangalore (same as the starting point).
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