Bababudangiri hill is supposedly an ideal destination to visit if you have time in hand. This place is also a trekking spot for adventure lovers. One leads to Kemmangundi and the other leads to Mullaina Giri which is 8 km from Babbudan giri.
The shrine of Bababudangiri has a history where dada hayath came to preach and spread the word of Islam and Peace. Baba Budan was also known for his healing skills. The Dattatreya Peeta, another name for Bababudangiri shrine comes in the district of Chikmagalur. Hardly any buses reach this place, but they are the only options available here that will take one to the dargah. If one wants to visit the place, one has to be here during the winter season when the climate is cold and refreshing.
How to Reach
Bangalore - Tumkur - Arsikere - Chikmagalur - Bababudangir
Exact Location: Bababudangir is located 30 km from Chikmagalur
Nearest Town: Chikmagalur (30 km)
Distance from Bangalore: 275 km
Best Time to Visit: End of September to Early March
Advisory: Avoid trekking in the night and after evening, as it is said that there are wild animals and snakes in the area. Its advisable to reach Bababudangiri or Mulayanagiri before 5pm.
Accommodations: Chikmagalur resorts
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Mullayanagiri: It is also the highest peak between Nilgiris and Himalayas. It is part of the Baba Budan hill ranges that stand straight in a linear line in this area. Adventure lovers call it the paradise for trekking lovers in Chikmagalur.
Kemmangundi: Situated at a height of 1434 meter above sea level, Kemmagundi islocated in Tarikere taluk of Chikkamagaluru. If you are passionate about nature and its beauties, this is the place to visit. Lush-green vegetation, mountain streams, waterfalls, mountains, beautifully laid-out ornamental gardens, valleys all add to the beauty of enchantress that is Kemmagundi. The place also offers many peaks to climb and adventurous trekking routes to explore.
Galikere: Galikeremeans windy pond. About 1 km from Bababudangiri, this serene lake is set in the midst of high altitude mountains and is bounded by verdant trees. Watching the sunset from this place is a mind-boggling experience.
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