Karnataka is endowed with nature’s abundance, including picturesque waterfalls, misty clouds, verdant forest, and undulating shola grassland
Karnataka is endowed with nature’s abundance, including picturesque waterfalls, misty clouds, verdant forest, and undulating shola grassland. Shimoga, Agumbe, Kodagu, Chamarajanagar, and Chikmagalur district’s mountain valleys are home to diverse fauna, flora, and natural landscapes. Aside from the top hill stations in Karnataka listed below, some of the most incredible hill stations are Kakkabe, Nersa, Sagara, Talaguppa, Manipal, Kollur, Somwarpet, and Virajpet.
- Coorg – Coorg Country is Karnataka’s most picturesque hill region in the Western Ghats, famed for coffee and spice production. Tadiandamol, Coorg’s tallest mountain, and Pushpagiri, the second-highest peak, are among the most famous tourist sites in Kodagu and Nagarahole National Park and Abbey Falls.
- Agumbe – Agumbe Hill Station is noted for its Rainforest, medicinal plants, hiking, and photography. It is also regarded as the Cherrapunji of the South due to the amount of rainfall. The Rainforest is home to Barkana Falls, India’s ninth tallest waterfall, Onake Abbi Falls, and Sunset View Points.
- Kudremukh – Kudremukh is a mountain range and a high summit in the Chikkamagaluru district, and the Kudremukh area is also a renowned hill station. Kudremukh peak is Karnataka’s third tallest mountain after Mullayangiri and Baba Budangiri, and the region has been designated as a National Park and Tiger Reserve.
- Kemmangundi – Kemmangundi, also known as Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station, is a lovely scenic hill station surrounded by the Baba Budan Giri Range. The beautiful gardens, stunning sunset views, mountains, and valleys of Kemmangundi Krishnarajendra Hill Station are located here.
- Chikmagalur – Chikkamagaluru, often known as the coffee land of Karnataka, is one of the most attractive coffee towns in South India. The foothills of the Mullayanagiri range in Chikmagalur are known for its lush green woods, deep black valleys, and lofty mountains, and it is emerging as a new tourist destination in Karnataka.
- Madikeri – Madikeri, commonly known as Mercara, is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in South India. Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Fort, Mark Church, and Raja Seat, a seasonal park of flowers and artificial fountains and one of Madikeri’s major tourist attractions, are all worth a visit.