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Best Places To Stay in Sakleshpur

The sparsely populated hill station of Sakleshpur is the perfect getaway for anyone looking to escape the chaos of Bengaluru, even if just for a couple of days. Located in Malnad in the majestic Western Ghats, the town is bathed in green, offering nature lovers plenty of opportunities for nature walks and hiking. One can easily find the best and unique places to stay in Sakleshpur. The Green Route trek is one of the most popular routes with waterfalls and railway tunnels creating an idyllic setting. Manjehalli Waterfalls, meanwhile, invites you to picnic and take a dip in its cool water.

Just before reaching Sakleshpur, the star-shaped Manjarabad Fort stands tall. Constructed in the 18th century by Tipu Sultan, it features an octagonal layout, sloping walls and projecting bastions. This piece of history is a must-visit and should be the first stop on your Sakleshpur vacation. The town is also home to the Sakaleshwara Temple, dedicated to Shiva, and another point of interest in this lovely hill station.

If Sakleshpur is your next holiday destination, you want to make sure you stay in comfort, and when it comes to comfort, one can easily come across the best and unique places to stay in Sakleshpur. These resorts are some of the most popular and align with different tastes. From homestays to family resorts, find your pick and make reservations.

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Attractions

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Manjarabad Fort

One of the unique forts in the country, Manjarabad Fort was built by Tipu Sultan and showcases the brilliance of Islamic architecture in India. It boasts of its interesting octagonal design with eight walls and attracts a number of visitors. 

Another unique feature of this fort is that has the only level in contrast to the general forts which are based on multiple levels. The aerial view of this fort offers a wonderful star-shaped appearance. Built as a frontier to store ammunition, Manjarabad Fort was used as a protection for Tipu Sultan’s army against the British.

It is one of the few sightseeing places in Sakleshpur that offers an unforgettable view of the Western Ghats. One can also be overwhelmed at the sight of Arabian Sea from this fort which is located at an elevation of about 3200 feet above sea level. 

Some of the other exciting things which tourists can spot here the numerous chambers built within the fort and the tunnel that leads to Srirangapatna Fort.

Location: Bengaluru - Mangaluru Highway, Donigal, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: June to February are the best months to visit here

Timings: It is open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Distance from Bus Stand: It is at a distance of 6 kilometres from the bus stand

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Sakleshwara Temple

Sakleshwara Temple is famous as one of the most prominent attractions in Sakleshpur and is a must visit for everyone. It is a beautiful temple that is stands as a testimony to the excellent craftsmanship of Hoysala architecture. 

Although it is smaller than the most temples of South India, Saklashwara Temple boasts of many things that include its architecture. Constructed between the 11th and 14th century, Sakalashwara Temple is a great remnant of the time when the Hoysala empire was at its peak in South India.

The temple offers a wonderful view as it is situated along the banks of River Hemavathi and has a gigantic statue of Lord Shiva that captures the eye of everyone. 

The temple is located at just the entrance of the city and offers a spiritual escape to everyone who visit. Interestingly, the temple is the place from where the city of Sakleshpur derives its name and a very renowned place for pilgrims in the region.

Location: BM Road, Near Hemavathi Bridge, Sakleshpur, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The temple can be visited anytime throughout the year

Timings: It is open 24 hours

Distance from Bus Stand: Sakleshwara Temple is just 500 metres away from the bus stand.

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Bisle View Point

Get ready to be mesmerised by some enchanting views of the Western Ghats from Bisle View Point when you are touring Sakleshpur. It is among the most mesmerising places to visit in Sakleshpur for sightseeing and escape the humdrum affairs of life. 

Located near Bisle Ghat, this place offers a breathtaking view of three mountain ranges which are Yenikallu Betta, Doddabetta and Pushpagiri and Kumaraparvatha.

Bisle View Point offers an adventurous getaway as one can enjoy trekking up to the vantage point and explore the heavenly scenery that surrounds you. 

Tourists here can also enjoy spotting some diverse wild animals like peacocks, monkeys, spotted deer, elephants when passing through the reserve forest. With a blanket of greenery all around dotted with waterfalls and streams, Bisle View Point takes the term postcard-perfect landscape to its highest honour and offers an unforgettable time for nature lovers in Sakleshpur.

Location: Bisle Ghat View Point, Bisle Ghat Road, Bisle State Forest, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The months from September to December is the ideal time to visit here

Distance from Bus Stand: The distance between the two places is approximately 55 kilometres.

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Agni Gudda Hill

Embrace the sheer force of nature by visiting Agni Gudda Hill on a vacation to Sakleshpur. One of the most awe-inspiring places to visit in Sakleshpur, Agni Gudda Hill is often called a trekker’s delight. 

The name ‘Agni Gudda’ means ‘Fiery Mountain’ and is called so due to the extreme volcanic nature of this hill in the region. However, if you are looking to find the most exhilarating spot to unleash your adventurous spirit, Agni Gudda Hill is sure to get you all fired up. 

Surrounded by lush green rice terraces, this tourist spot offers a calming respite from the monotony. This place is a favourite among the youth and offers many thrilling activities. 

Apart from trekking which is the most exciting thing to do here, tourists can look forward to indulging in camping, picnicking etc. when visiting Agni Gudda Hill.

Location: Agni Gudda Hill, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Tourists are advised to visit here from October to March

Distance from Bus Stand: It is about 10 kilometres away from Sakleshpur bus stand.

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Manjehalli Waterfalls

Bask in the serenity of nature at Manjehalli Waterfalls with your family and friends on an unforgettable retreat. Also known as Abbi Falls, Manjehalli Waterfalls is one of the most gorgeous Sakleshpur tourist places. 

A cool bathe beneath the gurgling stream is a refreshing activity and one can look forward to see the beauty of monsoons in India at Manjehalli Waterfalls. 

Enjoying standing beneath the waterfall is an activity of sheer joy and excitement for everyone. However, one needs to be careful of the slippery rocks and heed with caution when going under the waterfalls. 

It offers a wonderful landscape for the shutterbugs and also serves as a rejuvenating picnic spot for the tourists in Sakleshpur.

Location: Manjehalli Waterfalls, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The monsoon months are the best season to visit this waterfall as the water dries up during the summers and winters.

Timings: The waterfall can be visited from the morning up to 5:30 pm in the evening.

Distance from Bus Stand: The distance between the two places is approximately 6 kilometres.

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Kukke Subramanya Temple

Among the spiritual places to visit in Sakleshpur, Kukke Subramanya Temple is one of the notable Hindu temples in Karnataka. This serene temple is surrounded by astounding natural beauty and boasts of a landscape that will get etched in your memories forever. 

The main deity of this temple is Lord Subrahmanya and the place is considered to the abode of nagas. According to one myth, it is said that here Lord Subramanya offered refuge to the divine serpent Vasuki and others when Garuda threatened them. 

Kukke Subramanya Temple is renowned among the pilgrims for offering the two important Sarpa Dosha Poojas known as Ashlesha Bali Pooja & Sarpa Samskara. 

The temple makes for a delightful attraction among places to visit in Sakleshpur whether you are intrigued by Indian mythology or wish to explore the wonderful natural landscape that surrounds this place.

Location: Sullia Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District, Subrahamanya, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: September to March are the best months to visit Kukke Subramanya Temple

Timings: It remains open from 5 am to 8 pm every day of the week.

Distance from Bus Stand: Kukke Subramanya Temple is situated at a distance of about 75 kilometres from Sakleshpur bus stand.

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Betta Byraveshwara Temple

Surrounded by serenity, Betta Byraveshwara Temple is one of the top places to visit in Sakleshpur. It is nestled in the beautiful Western Ghats and offers a panoramic view of the landscape for everyone. 

It is known for having a 600-year-old ancient temple that is encompassed by breathtaking hills all around. One of the popular stories associated with this place says that the Pandavas in Mahabharata stayed here for a short while when they were exiled.

Betta Byraveshwaya Temple is an excellent tourist spot for those who like the calm and beauty of nature. There are also many popular hills of Sakleshpur which are located nearby and offer some amazing opportunities for trekking and sightseeing. Some of these hills which you can see here are Pandavar Gudda / Pandavar Betta and Jenkal Gudda.

Location: Bettada Byraveshwara temple, Near Mekangadde Homestay, Sakleshpur, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Anytime around the year is good to visit here. However, tourists consider the months from October to March to be the best for visiting Betta Byraveshwaya Temple

Timings: The temple can be visited between 6:00 am to 5:00 pm every day.  

Distance from Bus Stand: The distance between the two places is approximately 37 kilometres.

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Pandavar Gudda

Gear up for an exciting adventure by adding Pandavar Gudda to your itinerary for Sakleshpur vacation. Pandavar Gudda is popular in Indian mythology as a place which was once the abode of Pandavas during their vanavas in Mahabharata. 

This tourist spot also incites historical interest among visitors with the presence of one temple that is about a 1000 year old as estimated by Archaeological Survey of India.

This place is one of the most enthralling sightseeing places in Sakleshpur and attracts a number of tourists. One can indulge in enjoying the visual delights at Pandavar Gudda by taking their loved ones on a picnic or challenge their spirits with an exciting trek to the top of the hill. 

It is also known to be a favourite spot for avid photographers and offers a majestic vista of the Jenkal Hills. For the best views of the landscape, tourists are recommended to visit Pandavar Gudda at the time of sunrise or sunset when they are in Sakleshpur for a vacation.

Location: Pandavar Gudda, Mekanagadde, Mekanagadde Post, Mudigere, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Tourists are recommended to visit here during the rainy season as the landscape is most spectacular at that time.

Distance from Bus Stand: It is located about 35 kilometres away from the bus stand in Sakleshpur

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Traveller Tales From Sakleshpur

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Rajarajeshwari

06 May 2019

Absolutely love this day out!!! Can’t wait to visit again. My 3 cousins who were here to Bangalore from Chennai for their summer holidays are still talking about it! I cannot forget the tremendous time...

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Gajabahu Dubashi

30 December 2015

The home stay was truly blissful and serene and we enjoyed this place a lot.

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Vinay Kumar

28 January 2019

Nice place to stay with family and friends

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Eesha Prakarsh

23 January 2019

"the accomodation was good but the beds were not hygienic. We all got bitten by bed bugs and infected now a week. The food was excellent.The trekking to the mountains were thrilling and must be done. T...

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Balachandra Bhattathiri

18 December 2018

We were a group of 6 friends that visited this home stay in Sakleshpur. We took the 6 bedded room, and though we thought that we would definitely feel uncomfortable and crowded here, the stay was actua...

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Amarnath Pillai

18 December 2018

Started early in the morning from Bangalore and reached this small homestay in Sakleshpur. We booked it via Thrillophilia and I am fully satisfied with the arrangements. There are many games that helpe

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Dakshayani Dhawan

18 December 2018

Homestay in Sakleshpur with friends was a great experience. We got a decent deal, with zero booking fees and a money safe guarantee. The services were satisfactory, and the support from Kiran, the tour...

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Gudakesa Bhattacharya

18 December 2018

After enjoying a fun-filled vacation at this homestay, I think this package is a recipe for a perfect holiday. It not only includes a perfect accommodation with all amenities but also a number of adven

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Chandan Gill

18 December 2018

Felt like living in my own house. We wandered off some really pretty and lush hillocks, what an amazing location. The hospitality is appreciable and the location is simply gold.

What You Should Know More About Stays in Sakleshpur

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