Sakleshpur is a beautiful place in Karnataka, rich in coffee and cardamom plantations. Tucked in the foothills of Mullyangiri range, lies the charming city of Chikmagalur. The land of coffee as it is often called, attracts thousands of tourists every year for it’s beautiful green and serene landscapes.
Mandargiri, also known as Basadi Betta, is a beautiful, round hillock, housing a number of Jain temples. In a village near Tumkur an hour away from Bangalore, there is a Mahavira statue and a stunning Guru Mandir, shaped like a fan made of peacock feathers. In this blog post, you’ll find everything you need to know to plan a trip to Mandaragiri Hill and Mydala Lake.
Makalidurga is a hill fort situated near the village of the same name. It is 60 km north of Bangalore, takes just two hours to reach the place and 10 km from Doddaballapura on the way to Gauribidanur. The fort at the summit has an old temple of Shiva with Nandi and in legend Markandeya Rishi performed penance here.