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  • Safely hidden from the naked eyes of the people Sakleshpur is another heaven on earth destination which is a must visit for you. Not just this place attracts people but with an array of things to do in Sakleshpur this destination makes itself a unique one. A place loaded with delightful hilly slopes with coffee and spices estates is something you would not want to miss. Lately attracting a lot of travellers around the world this place is just the place where you would like to spend your weekend.

    The magnificence of this hill station has even got the name 'Poor Man's Ooty'. There are a couple of spots that you should visit in Sakleshpur and a weekend is sufficient to cover them.  Settled on the foothills of the Western Ghats, wrapped in fog and smooth mists hanging at a touching separation this region will make you fall in love with it. Whether you are visiting this destination along with your family or friends you will always have something interesting things to do here.

     Be it visiting the enchanting waterfalls or a trek to the top of Green Route. Be it exploring the rich coffee plantation or witnessing the architecture of the temples nearby you will have the best of experience. Another interesting thing about this region is the age old forts which speak about the history of the bygone eras. Soak in the beauty of Sakleshpur as you try some of the fascinating things here. Check out our list of things to do in this region and get ready for that perfect holiday of yours.

    Here are some of the best things to do in Sakleshpur:

  • 01Camping

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    If you an adventure buff and planning to head out for Sakleshpur this weekend than camping is definitely the best option for you. After you busy schedules at work bring back that peace of mind as you camp under a starlit night. There are many camping grounds in Sakleshpur which offers you with the best facilities and comfortable stay. A heaven for the nature lovers and the trekking enthusiast this destination also offers a wide range of adventure and activities.

    Spend some time close to nature and let the magic of nature cure you of all your sickness. Splurge some time talking with your group over a campfire. Whether you are with your friends or family you will always find a solace while you head out for a camping in Sakleshpur. Get ready to capture each and every moment in your camera this time along with your loved ones.


  • 02Homestay in Sakleshpur with Activities

    Homestay in Sakleshpur with Activities
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    Stay: Enjoy the pristine charm of Sakleshpur with the homestay that offers a beautiful stay amidst picturesque landscapes. With an amplitude of engrossing activities, this magical facility offers a wide range of specialised experiences, including food sourced from fresh ingredients. Enthral yourself in a perfect holiday and unwind in the lap of nature.

    Location: Located at an altitude of 3,300ft, is an exhilarating homestay, which is easily accessible by a 4-hour road trip from Bangalore. Offering picturesque views of the Western Ghats, this 20acre homestay boasts of evergreen backdrop and pristine ambience. A hill station town that offers delectable sub-tropic weather, homestay will enthral you and make your holiday a truly memorable experience.

    Activities: Whether you are an indoor or outdoor game lover, you can have splendid times in this holiday retreat. Badminton, volleyball, cricket, carom, archery, target shooting and swimming are some of the mostly enjoyed games in Mystique Falls.

    While the adventure lovers can delight in ziplining, angling and other rope activities, nature lovers can opt for bird watching and also enjoy candid moments with a campfire in the evening. Thrill seekers can also avail jeep off-roading at an extra cost and satiate all their yearnings!

     

  • 03Ombattu Gudda Trekking

    For those of you who are looking for some fun filled trekking expedition than Ombattu Gudda Trekking is the perfect option for you. Out of the things to do in Sakleshpur, this is a favourite option for all. OG or Ombattu Gudda meaning Nine Hills in the local dialect, Kannada, is in actuality a mixture of 9 bumps which is in line shaping a mountain extend. Standing tall at around 971 meters above ocean level Ombattu Gudda is located inside the Kabbinale Reserved Forest.

    This trek is considered as the most interesting trek as you get to explore a lot of wildlife away from the civilisation. The woods are to a great degree Virgin with immense bamboos and thick foliage playing host to a scope of wildlife here like tiger, leopard, jungle cat, barking deer to gaur, sloth bear and, of course, the wild elephant. Head out for this amazing trek and get ready to experience the fun.

  • 04Bisle Ghat Trekking

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    Another interesting trek in Sakleshpur which is known as a difficult trek is a must try for the adventure seekers. The wild mountain wildernesses of Bisle (Bisilu) Ghat in Karnataka will take you on a captivating voyage into one of 18 of the world's most differing goals. This extends of thick backwoods is really a sight of how you would envision paradise to be. It is heaven. In the territorial dialect of Kannada, "bisle" means 'hot'.

    One of the numerous one of a kind components of this range is that it charges the biggest region of Shola Forests in Karnataka. Get a chance to witness the vivid wildlife of this region with its majestic flora and fauna. Pause for a minute to attempt and understand the sheer potential that Bisle Ghat brings to the table as far as natural life, scene, trail and adventure. Don’t miss your chance to head out for this amazing trek.

  • 05Stay at Golden Wood Eco Resort in Sakleshpur

    Stay at Golden Wood Eco Resort in Sakleshpur
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    • Golden Wood at Harley Estate is an assortment of homes spread over a couple of kilometers inside a 500 acre coffee estate, with a river flowing through breaking into a waterfall at a few places. There's a grand house and a little red cottage overlooking a valley with coffee and arecanut, there's a house atop a hill, a 100+ year old earth house alongside a river, an old British bungalow - the sheer variety is amazing. 
    • This is a place you will return to again and again - once for a day long picnic by the river and waterfall, then for the numerous treks and bike rides, and again for a deep immersion into coffee starting with a plantation tour, a visit to the curing works, and coffee tasting to end the day. 
    • There's also the famous Sakleshpur Railway line close by and the Manjarabad Fort a short drive or trek away. Our kitchen serves local Malnad cuisine.
      • Whispering Trees - Mocking a new - age planter's home, Whispering Trees is a modern house with all modern facilities. The hall with glass walls and the dining and sit out on the terrace gives a great view of the area and is also the perfect place for bird watching. Themed around birding, this house has 3 rooms with a large porch, terrace and a central courtyard. It houses the main kitchen and has multiple dining / lounging areas.
      • Brick Cottage - The Brick Cottage is one of the most romantic options available at Golden Wood. Its rustic style, highlights refreshing simplicity with natural beauty. The cottage has a sense of connection to the past that’s hard to resist. It feels honest and unstudied and evokes a simpler time. It is placed next to Whispering Trees and has a large room with a verandah running along the front. It sports a huge shower area which is skylit and has a tree growing through it. It has bare brick walls to give you a rustic, cozy feel.
      • Hilltop Courtyard - Approached by the breathtaking view of the estate valleys and hills, The Hilltop Courtyard, has a panaromic view of the green and the skies. With two rooms, wonderful views and woodlands, and surrounded by a large garden, The Hilltop Courtyard is an oasis of peace and tranquility.
      • Farmer's Home - This 100+ year old earth house is a true experience of the old life on the estate. The Farmer's Home offers a warm, cozy stay, surrounded by paddy fields and a stream. With two rooms, it offers an old world charm of red oxide, fire-wood heated water in copper handes, and a sky-lit attic.

  • 06Sakleshpur - 2 Day Adventure

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    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 average elevation of 949 metres (3113 feet). Hemavathi river flows in Sakleshpur town. The southern range, which includes Bisle reserve forest and the region around Sakleshpur is listed as one of the 18 most diverse spots in the world in terms of flora and fauna.


  • 07Railway Bridge Trekking

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    When it comes to trekking all we can imagine of the green slopes and valleys. Now, how about trekking through a railway bridge? Sounds fun right? The Railway Segment from Sakleshpur to Kukke Subramanya road junction is known as green route trek and extremely well known among the trekkers in the Western Ghats. The length of the trek is somewhere in the range of 52 km which contains 58 burrows, 109 scaffolds and around 25 waterfalls.

    The railroad track was shut down in 1996 for changing over it to wide gauge from meter gauge. Green course trek offers supreme wild to the nature darlings. The length of the passages shifts from few meters to 600 meters and these passages are unexplored eco districts with the high probability of poisonous snakes and insects. Soak in the amazing beauty of the region while you head out for this amazing trek in Sakleshpur.

  • 08Visit Manjarabad Fort

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    Another of the interesting things to do in Sakleshpur is to visit the famous Manjarabad Fort. Get a chance to learn about the bygone days while you visit this famous fort.  Manjarabad Fort was raised by the Mysore of ruler Tipu Sultan so as to set up a protective area. Standing tall at a height of 3,240 ft above ocean level this fort marks the strength of Tipu Sultan. It was perfect for this reason since it controls the courses in adjacent beach front territories that could be utilised to get to the level past Sakleshpur.

    Arranged on a hillock, the fortification is on one level, unlike the different fortresses, which are multi-level. From the fortification, visitors can get a perfect view of the Western Ghats. Out of the many chambers in the fort, some were utilised to house the horses. Certain chambers served for the soldiers as kitchen and bathroom. One can also find a tunnel in the fort that leads to Srirangapatna.

    Location: Manjarabad Fort is located at  Bengaluru - Mangaluru Highway, Donigal, Karnataka

  • 09Sightseeing At Pandavar Gudda

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    Another historical place in Sakleshpur which attracts a lot of tourists is the Pandavar Gudda.  As the name of the place of goes, this place was believed to be an abode for the Pandavas during their vanavas. One can also find a temple here which is said to be 1000 years of age by the archaeological review of India. This place is known for offering the majestic sight of sunset and sunrise. Marvel at the sight of the amazing beauty of this region.

    Also, this place is very famous among the photographers since there is a valley of hills next to one another. The giant Jenukal Gudda is next to this Pandavar Gudda. The place is genuine naturalistic as it is situated inside the Western Ghats. As the rainy season sets its one can see that the whole place brightens up beckoning the travellers from far and wide.


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