Best Hill Stations in Karnataka, India

Karnataka’s Hill stations are famous across India and the destination attracts millions of visitors. Karnataka has a large reserved area for the forest and wild animals. There are many high rise mountains, tall waterfalls, charming valleys found in the Western Ghats ranges. The Western Ghats ranges spanned through Chikmagalur, Coorg, Uttar, and Dakshina Kannada District and some part in Shimoga and Hassan. Western Ghats Ranges is home to many highest mountains, thick green forests, Waterfalls. Chickmagalur and Coorg are the most popular tourist destination for both Foreign and Domestic visitors.

Mountain range near Madikeri
Photo by Rakesh Belliappa

Hill Stations in Shimoga

  • Agumbe: Attractions – Sunset Point, Kunchikal Falls, Barkana Falls, Onake Abbi Falls, Jogigundi, Koodlu theertha falls
  • Theerthahalli: Attractions – Tunga Bridge, Sri Rameshwara Temple, Ambuthirtha, Kuppalli, Agumbe, Chibbalagudde, Mathiga, Kundadri Hill, Sunset Point
  • Hosanagara: Attractions – Sri Ramachandrapura Mutt, Hills, Forests
  • Sagar: Attractions – Keladi, Ikkeri, Kalasi, Varadapura, Honnemaradu, Holebaagilu, Sigandooru, Jog Falls, Soraba

Hill Stations in Chikkamagaluru

  • Baba Budangiri: Attractions – Caves, Seethala, Manikyadhara Falls, Baba Budan Giri Range
  • Horanadu: Attractions – Annapoorneshwari Temple, viewpoints, hill ranges
  • Kemmangundi: Attractions – Z point, Rose garden, Hebbe Falls, Kallathi falls, Mullayanagiri
  • Kudremukh: Attractions – Hanumanagundi Waterfalls, Kudremukh Peak, Shola Forests, Kudremukh National Park
  • Koppa: Attractions – Peaks, Coffee, and Tea Estates
  • Mudigere: Attractions – Bettada Byraweshwara Temple, Historical sites
  • Mullayanagiri: Attractions – Mullayanagiri Peak
  • Chikkamagaluru: Attractions – Mahatma Gandhi Park, Festivals, Hill ranges, falls
  • Sringeri: Attractions – Sharadamba Temple, Vidyashankara Temple, Sringeri Sharada Peeta, Zodiac Pillars

Hill Stations in Uttara Kannada

  • Dandeli: Attractions – Ulavi, Syntheri Rocks, Anashi National Park, Moulangi, Wildlife sanctuary
  • Siddapura: Attractions – Hill ranges, falls, Plantations, Forest
  • Yana: Attractions – Bhairaveshwara Shikhara, Mohini Shikhara, Yana Rocks, Cave Temple
  • Yellapura: Attractions – Satoddi falls, Magod falls, Hills, Valleys

Hill Stations in Kodagu

  • Madikeri: Attractions – Raja Seat, Madikeri Fort, Omkareshwara Temple, Gaddige, View Point, Abbey Falls, Mandalpatti, Talakaveri, Nalkunad Palace, Pushpagiri Peak, Nishani Betta, Mountain ranges, fauna, and flora
  • Somwarpet: Attractions – Beelur Golf Club, Malemalleshwara Betta, Kotebetta, Makkalagudi Betta, Mallalli Falls
  • Talakaveri: Attractions – Vishnu Temple, Kaveri River Birth Place, Brahmagiri Hill, Wind Mills, Landscapes
  • Virajpet: Attractions – Nagarahole National Park, Irupu Falls, St. Anne’s Church, Tadiyandamol Peak, Igguthappa Temple

Hill Stations in Chamarajanagar

  • Biligiriranga Hills: Attractions – Biligirirangaswamy Temple, Hill ranges, fauna, and flora
  • MM Hills: Attractions – Sri Male Mahadeshwara Temple, Hill ranges

Hill Stations in Hassan

  • Sakleshpur: Attractions – Manjarabad fort, Bisle ghat
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