Best Trekking spots in Karnataka

Find the best Trekking spots in Uttara Kannada District

Kavala Caves
  • Location: Dandeli
  • Kavala caves are the natural caves located in the heart of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. It is also known as Limestone Caves or Sidda. These Caves are situated deep with-in the forest.
  • Location: Kumta village
  • It is famous for two massive rock formations known as the Bhairaveshwara Shikhara and the Mohini Shikhara. These unique rock formations have made Yana a popular destination for trekking.
  • Location: Karwar
  • The most an adventurous activity in Dandeli is Jungle trekking. The journey along the thick Dandeli forests where visitors can explore the nature, wildlife & birds.

Find the best Trekking spots in Chikmagalur District

  • Location: Chikmagalur
  • The Sunset presents a spectacular view from the peak. Some other trekking places from Mullayanagiri are Baba Budangiri, Manikyadhara Falls and Deviramma Temple.
Baba Budangiri
  • Location: Kemmanagundi
  • Baba Budangiri is named after the Muslim saint. It is also known as Chandra Drona Mountain Range. It is the best place for Trekking.
Z Point
  • Location: Kemmanagundi
  • Z Point is a beautiful spot with deep valleys all around amidst thick green surroundings. The Z Point is a great sunset & sunrise point

Find the best Trekking spots in Shimoga District

Barkana Falls
  • Location: Agumbe village
  • The most interesting part of the trek is the presence of a wide variety of flora. The name Barkana comes from the words Barka which means 'Mouse Deer' and Kana means 'Home'.
  • Location: Kollur
  • This is the highest peak in Shimoga District. It is the best place for Treking
Narasimha Parvatha
  • Location: Sringeri
  • It is also called the Agumbe peak. One can witness the varied soft hues of the stunning sky at sunset. The imposing Kudremukh ranges are visible from the hilltop.

Find the best Trekking spots in Udupi District

Kudumari Waterfalls
  • Location: Chaktikal village
  • The trekking through the dense forest is truly enthralling. It would an adventurous and thrilling experience for any avid trekkers.The waterfall looks like strips of silver amidst the bright green envelope of luscious green trees.
Kudlu Teertha Falls
  • Location: Hebri
  • It is also known as Sita Falls. The sight of the Koodlu Theertha falling into the pool below was simply beautiful.
Koosalli Waterfalls
  • Location: Koosalli village
  • These are located in the deep forest of Koosalli village. it is the best place for trekking.From the top we can enjoy the beauty of the surroundings.

Find the best Trekking spots in Bangalore District

Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta
  • Location: Kanakapura
  • There is a temple dedicated to Lord Rangaswamy at the peak of Bilikal Betta. This temple is located underneath a huge, white colored rock. It is the best place for Trekking.
Shivaganga Hill
  • Location: Bangalore
  • Shivaganga Temple and Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple are the two temples present on the top of hill. There is a fresh water spring called Pathala Ganga on the way to hilltop past Gavi Gangadhareshwara temple.

Find the best Trekking spots in Chikballapur District

  • Location: Chikballapur
  • It is also known as Kalavara Durga. Skandagiri is more famous for night trekking. It is the best place to watch sunrise. On the top of the hill there are few stone pillars belonging to ancient houses and a temple.
Nandi Hills
  • Location: Chikballapur
  • it is also knowm Nandidurga. Bhoga Nandishwara Temple situated at the foot of the hills is a must see place which houses a 1000 year old sculpture of Nandi. it is the best place to experience early morning sunrise. It is one of the best trekking place in Chikballapur.

Find the best Trekking spots in Mandya District

Kunti Betta
  • Location: Pandavapura
  • The trekkers can also get indulged in a night trek in Kunti Betta and experience the best of night treks. The overnight journey is very exciting to make it to the perfect destination for trekking on the hills of Kunti Betta
  • Location: Malavalli Taluk
  • It is a great place for trekking and boating. Tourists can participate in adventure activities like river rafting on the Cauvery, enjoy a coracle ride, take a nature walk to just sit back and indulge in bird watching.

Find the best Trekking spots in Kodagu District

Tadiyandamol Peak
  • Location: Nalaknad Palace
  • Tadiyandamol is the second highest peak in Karnataka. The name Tadiyandamol literally means tallest mount in Kodava. It is the best place for trekking.
  • Location: Somwarpet Taluk
  • The Harangi River originates from the top of this hill. There is a small temple at the peak dedicated to Kumara Swamy. Pushpagiri is the second highest peak of Kodagu District.

Find the best Trekking spots in Tumkur District

  • Location: Jadakanadurga village
  • The main attraction of Devarayanadurga is the temples of Yoga Narasimha & Bhoga Narasimha. This is also an ideal place for trekking. There is a large cave nearby with figures of Rama, Sita and Lakshmana on the top oh the hill.
  • Location: Koratagere
  • It is the second largest monolithic rock hill in Asia after Savandurga. On the top hill visitors can explore Gopalakrishna temple and the barracks which are in ruins.The view from the peak of the Madhugiri is amazing.
Channarayana Durga
  • Location: Madhugiri
  • There is a fort on the top of the hill. There is a Shiva temple that�s ruined and stone sculptures of deities can also be seen within the fort. It is the best place for trekking.

Find the best Trekking spots in Dakshina Kannada District

Jamalabad Fort
  • Location: Belthangady
  • It is also referred locally as Jamalagadda or Gadaikallu. Jamalabad is a popular trekking destination. The top of fort offers good views of the surrounding landscape and the Kudremukh range.
Kumara Parvatha
  • Location: Kukke Subramanya
  • Kumara Parvatha is the third tallest peak in Karnataka. It is one among the most popular trekking trails in Karnataka. This peak has numerous white stones that are known as 'Saligramams'. The Shivalingas with six faces, also known as the 'Kumaralingas', can also be seen here.

Find the best Trekking spots in Ramanagara, Hassan, Chamarajanagara and Kolar Districts

Savandurga Hills
  • Location: Magadi
  • Trekking in Savandurga is an extremely popular activity. It consists of two hills, the Billigudda and the Karigudda. There are two temples situated at the base of the hills. The paths leading to these temples are quite uneven and thrilling. Thus, they make it to the wish-list of the rock-climbers, cave-explorers and adventurers.
  • Location: Sakleshpur taluk
  • Trekking along the abandoned meter gauge railway line between Donigal and Yedukumeri is a unique experience and is popularly referred to as 'Yedakumeri Railway Trek' or 'Green Route Trek'.
Male Mahadeshwara Hills
  • Location: Hanur taluk
  • Nagamale and Palar are the two trekking places in Male Mahadeshwara hills. Male Mahadeshwara Hills is surrounded by dense forest and is famous for Malai Mahadeshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Mahadeshwara.
  • Location: Kolar
  • The place is famous for Anthargange Caves and Temple and which are quite famous as ideal places for trekking, particularly well known for night treks and camping. There are several caves on the hill top that can be explored by foot.

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