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Unknown hill stations in Karnataka

KALASA

Kalasa is a small hill town located in Western Ghats of Karnataka. Kalaseshwara temple is one of the historical temple of Shiva. It is also called as Dakshina Kasi. It is located 92km away from the district headquarters Chikmagalur and in the banks of Bhadra River. You can visit kalasa all over the year. In monsoon, there will be a heavy rainfall. There are lot of tourist attractions surround this place like Kudremukh National park, Lakya dam, Hornadu, Belur. The nearest town is Mudigere.
Below are the some good Resorts/Home stays
1) Nammane Homestay
2) Thangali Homestay
3) Silent valley Resorts
4) Misty valleys Resorts
The nearest airport is Mangalore Airport and it will take hardly 6 Hours drive from Bangalore by Road.

SAKLESHPUR

Sakaleshpur is a hill station in Hassan district of Karnataka. It is located in the Western Ghats, a mountain range that stretches from Kerala to Gujarat. 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. You can visit Manjarabad Fort which is just next to Sakleshpur on NH48. During monsoon, there will be a heavy rainfall and you have to be very careful about leeches. The famous railway trekking route is there in Sakleshpur. It is a stretch of track from Sakleshpur to Subramanya Road station. It is also known as The Green Route “Trek on the Railway Track”.
Below are the good resorts/Home stays
1) Mugilu Home stay
2) Rottikallu Home stay
3) Jenukallu Valley Retreat
4) Swastha Home stay
The nearest airport is Mangalore Airport and it will take hardly 4 Hours drive from Bangalore by Road.

KEMMANNAGUNDI

Kemmannagundi is a small hill station town of Chikmagalur district in the state of Karnataka. It is 1434 meter above from sea level and around 50KM away for Chikmagalur. It is also known as KR Hill Station. The place is surrounded by the Baba Budan Giri range, with lot of mountain streams, and lush vegetation, Kemmangundi’s has falls, gardens, mountains and valleys views. Raja seat is the famous sunset view point here. You can see the actual shape of Kudremukh only from kemmannagundi. Some of the attractive places in Kemmanagundi are:
1) Z Point
2) Kalathi Falls(It’s a small falls near a temple)
3) Hebbe Falls
4) Raja Seat
Birur is the nearest railway station and it will hardly take 7 hours drive from Bangalore. I can strongly recommend to stay in Valley of Birds home stay.

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