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Sakleshpur Tour Packages

Nestled in the lap of mist laden hills lies the fairytale hill station of Sakleshpur. Located in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, Sakleshpur is a fantastic weekend getaway for people all over the state. Given the wide list of Sakleshpur Tour Packages, the hill station is a popular destination for cyclists, trekkers, and thrill seekers in general. There is an ever present magic and mystery in the air, and the light breezes constantly carry with themselves the delicate aromas of coffee that give the region its fame as the ‘Coffee Capital’ of Karnataka. The natural diversity of the Western ranges is most easily felt when you are touring Sakleshpur. There is a breathtaking variety of treks in the region, all of them containing within themselves trails that are at once adrenaline boosting and exotic. The views that one gets from the top of Bisle Ghat are exceeded in majesty only by the views from the top of the Ombattu Gudda peak. And the sights from Kumar Parvat defy all description, such is the glory that bursts upon the exhausted trekkers as they finally achieve the peak. The many picturesque waterfalls that speckle the landscape add further charm to the fairytale setting and the sweeping rice paddies and coffee plantations give the land a richness that exceeds expectations.

All this makes camping in Sakleshpur a grand way to spend time in the hill station. Camping in Sakleshpur allows you to get your fill of nature and adventure all at once, and is a great way to bond with friends. Not only is Sakleshpur brimming with natural wonders, it is also home to many archaeological delights. The historical origins of the hill station have bestowed it with many architectural legacies in the form of temples and forts, and these stand proud and tall around the city. Making a tour of these places will give you a comprehensive insight into the history and traditions of Sakleshpur, and so add further value to your trip. There are many glorious things to do in Sakleshpur so make sure you set aside at least three to four days for a memorable trip, in order to experience the best Sakleshpur Tour Packages.

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Sakleshpur - 2 Day Adventure 3D 2N ₹ 4200 3.0 star View Details
Cycling Tour In Bisle Ghat, Sakleshpur 2D 1N ₹ 3500 4.0 star View Details
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    About the Activity:Sakleshpur is a hill station town and headquarters of Sakleshpur Taluk in Hassan district in the South Indian state of Karnataka. The town lies in the Malnad region on the magnificent hills of the biodiversity hotspot, the Western Ghats. It has an aver...

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    About the Destination: Nestled snugly in the heart of the South Western Ghats, Bisle village forms a part of the Sakleshpura Taluk in Karnataka. The Ghats towards the village have always attracted many cycling enthusiasts to test their skills and go to the LEVEL NEXT ...

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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

Ask a Question

What You Should Know More About Tours in Sakleshpur

  • Q. Which are the best adventure tours in Sakleshpur?

    Sakleshpur is a fantastic location for adventure seekers. The Western Ghats around the city are full of interesting trails and awe-inspiring natural sites where you can enjoy the adrenaline rush and build unique memories. Most adventure tours in Sakleshpur can be completed within a day or two, thus making it a good weekend destination. Some of the best adventure tours in Sakleshpur are,
    • Jenukal Gudda Hill trekking
    • Manjehalli Waterfalls
    • Bisle Ghat Trekking
    • Ombattu Gudda Trekking
    • Raxidi Estate tour
    • Kumar Parvat Trekking

  • Q. What are the best cycling tours in Sakleshpur?

    Sakleshpur is a cyclist’s paradise. The beautiful mist laden roads with their beguiling curves attract cyclists from all over India since they are at once challenging and manageable. The route you choose to cycle upon can vary depending on your desires. The roads in and around Sakleshpur are quaint and interesting in themselves and the many coffee plantations make for great pitstops. Adventure seekers can also choose to cycle long distance from Sakleshpur to other cities nearby. Some great cycling routes to try out include,
    • Bisle Ghat Cycling tour
    • Cycling around the Coffee Plantations
    • Sakleshpur to Charmadi Ghat long distance tour
    • Sakleshpur to Kalasa long distance tour

  • Q. When is the best time for the Ombattu Gudda trekking tour?

    Being one of the highest peaks in the Western Ghats, Ombattu Gudda is an important place to visit in Sakleshpur, the trek is 18 kilometres long. The length of the trek in addition to its challenging nature means that the trek will take at least two days to complete. This makes it a perfect weekend expedition. The tour is accessible throughout the year, though the monsoon season, from June to September, makes trekking uncomfortable.

  • Q. What are the best archaeological tours in Sakleshpur?

    Sakleshpur is not only rich in natural beauty but also houses several archaeological wonders. There are ancient temples to be admired and grand forts to be gazed at. An archaeological tour of Sakleshpur is a great way to add variety to your holiday and it also gives you an insight into the history and culture of the little city. Some great archaeologically satisfactory places to visit when in Sakleshpur include,
    • Betta Byraveshwara
    • Sakleshwara Temple
    • Pandavar Gudda and Jenukal Gudda tour
    • Manjarabad Fort

  • Q. Which are the best Sakleshpur city sightseeing tours?

    Sakleshpur is a beautiful place and there are many ways in which travellers can enjoy the charms of the city. There are many points of archaeological interest to be explored apart from the natural beauty that Sakleshpur is nestled in. There are gorgeous rice paddies and coffee plantations that add to the mystique and other-worldly air of this place. Some of the best sights in and around Sakleshpur include,
    • Raxidi Estate
    • Manjarabad Fort
    • Sakleshwara Temple

  • Q. Which are the best adventure homestays during my Sakleshpur tour?

    Homestays in Sakleshpur are not just plain homestays. There is a dash of adventure and romance added to them that makes staying in them an experience in itself. Many homestays in and around the hill station offer adventure activities in their packages which allows you to experience Sakleshpur in an offbeat and altogether exciting way. Some of the best homestays where adventure and romance come together include,
    • Golden Wood Eco Resort
    • Mystique Falls Homestay
    • The Hills Resort
    • Huthouse Homestay
    • Kesinamane Homestay
    • Nischala Homestay
    • Stream Edge Homestay
    • Riverside Homestay
    • Mekanagadde Homestay
    • Kadumakki Homestay
    • Swarga Homestay

  • Q. Which are the best waterfalls tours in Sakleshpur?

    Nature has blessed Sakleshpur with a natural bounty that is almost paradisiacal. Lush green forests cover the hills forever cloaked in mists, spicy scents enrich the air around the many coffee plantations, and waterfalls a-plenty add a splash of energy to the atmosphere. There are over 30 waterfalls in the region surrounding Sakleshpur and many of them are accessible at close range. Some of the best waterfall tours in Sakleshpur include,
    • Agni Gudda Hill trek via the Magajihalli Waterfalls
    • Railway Bridge (Green Route) Train Ride
    • Mallalli Falls tour
    • Mookana Mane Abbi Waterfalls

  • Q. How long does it take for a Bisle Ghat trekking tour in Sakleshpur?

    Bisle Ghat is situated between Sakleshpura and Kukke Subrahmanya on the borders of Hassan and Dakshina Kannada districts, and the trek starts from the Kukkesubramanya forest reserve. It is a relatively short trek since it is approximately 5 kilometres one way. Trekking one way will take between 1 to 2 hours depending upon your speed. The entire trek along with rest stops and sightseeing will take you at least 5 to 6 hours in all.

  • Q. Should I do a Railway Bridge trekking tour in Sakleshpur?

    Though the 52-kilometre-long Railway Bridge trek is a famous Sakleshpur trek, train services on the route have resumed from 2008. This makes the already difficult trek quite risky, and so it is best avoided.

  • Q. Which are the best campsites to stay in, during my Sakleshpur tour?

    Camping in Sakleshpur is a magical experience. There are many different campsites in the region where you can immerse yourselves in the bounty of nature as you enjoy a fresh cup of coffee under the starry sky. The pleasant weather that pervades over Sakleshpur throughout the year adds to the fun of camping. Many campsites also include options for adventure activities and sightseeing which allows you to enjoy the experience in the most comprehensive way possible. The best campsites in and around Sakleshpur include,  
    • Jenukallu Resort
    • Navilubetta Homestay & Camping Facility
    • Sakleshpur Adventure Camp
    • Campfire Circle Adventures
    • Wild Wagtail Adventure Camp
    • Quest Adventures