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  • 01Chitramoola


    Travellers are recommended to visit Chitramoola, one of the most beautiful places of the mountains of Kodachadri while passing by. Considered extremely important from the religious point of view, it is known as the spot where Sri Adi Shankara meditated for a few days.

    As per mythological stories, this place is also the site where Goddess Mookambika appeared before Shankaracharya and chased him till the location of Mookambika Devi Temple. Adventure tourists can also take part in a steep trek at the west side of the hill to reach the cave.

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  • 02Nagara Fort

    Nagara Fort

    Travellers are recommended to visit Nagara Fort, popularly known as Bidanur Fort, on their trip to Kodachadri if time allows. This fort is located at a distance of about 25 km from the mountains of Kodachadri. Belonging to Keladi Dynasty, this fort was erected during the 18th century; some parts of the site are now in ruined state while the rest have been rebuilt using red bricks.

    The backwaters of the Linganamakki Dam, build on Sharavathi River, and dense forest area result in the beautiful landscape that surrounds this fort. Tourists can only see small foundations of a 'Durbar Hall' of Shivappa Nayaka at this structure.

    A dry well and tiny caves that were used for safe exit of royal families at the time of assault are present here. As the fort is placed on a raised platform, a beautiful view of surroundings can be seen along with the striking Western Ghats.

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  • 03The Hidlumane Falls

    The Hidlumane Falls

    It is recommended that tourists should visit The Hidlumane Falls, one of the most beautiful waterfalls, on their journey to Kodachadri. The fall is located at a distance of about 10 km from Nitturu and 45 km from Hosanagara.

    Tourists can reach the fall via rocky hills that is bound by lush green trees. Travellers can also opt for the route that goes from Nittur through a jeep track.

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  • 04Trekking


    Adventure tourists looking to partake in trekking must visit Kodachadri. They can opt for trekking during winters here as the weather is clear and offers beautiful views of the surroundings. Likewise, they can also enjoy at this trekking on a full moon night at this densely forested mountain peak of the Western Ghats.

    Tourists can head towards easy trekking route that commence from Sampekatte Village on the Jeep Road. From the peak, tourists can see beautiful sunset view as well as the Arabian Sea.

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