Some of the Places that amazes you

  • Agumbe

    Agumbe

    A quaint hamlet in the Shimoga district, Agumbe is one of the pictorial hill stations in Karnataka. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is located around 357km from Bangalore and 643m above the sea level.

    While the whirly terrains of Agumbe add to its magical beauty, its lush and undulated greenery makes it for a salubrious holiday destination. Also known as the ‘Cherrapunji of the South’, this scenic Karnataka hill station is also a splendid destination for trekking, nature photography and several other activities.

    Best time to visit: October – February

    Attractions: Koodlu Theertha Falls, Sunset Point, Agumbe Rainforest Research Station, Wildlife and Avifauna

    Activities: Forest Trails, Waterfall Visits, Nature Trails and Trekking

  • Kodaikanal

    Kodaikanal

    Serene, alluring and salubrious, Kodaikanal is often called the ‘Gift of the Forests’ and the ‘Princess of Hill Stations’. Situated 7,200ft above the sea level and on the upper Palani Hills of the Western Ghats, the popular and indigenous way of ‘terraced farming’ adds to the beauty and appeal of the Kodai valley. The region also boasts of its handicrafts, chocolates, postcards and locally prepared eucalyptus oil.

    Best time to visit: Throughout the year

    Attractions: Kodaikanal Lake, La Salette Church, Murugan Temple, Pillar Rocks, Coaker’s Walk and Bear Shola Falls

    Activities: Boating, Waterfall Visits, Forest Walk, Trekking, Rock Climbing and Horse Riding

  • Munnar

    Munnar

    Home to the never-ending patches of tea and spice plantations, Munnar is indeed one of the greenest hill stations in India. While the winding roads leading to this hilly abode add more splendour to Munnar, its rolling hills, serene ambience, salubrious weather, challenging yet fascinating terrains and the misty outlooks make it one of the alluring hill stations arround Karnataka.

    Located 1,700m above the sea level on the Western Ghats, this retreat is situated on the KannanDevan Hills in Kerala and it also shares an age-long tryst with tea culture in India.

    Best time to visit: August-May

    Attractions: Anamudi Peak, Eravikulam National Park, Lock Heart Gap, Mattupetty and Pothamedu

    Activities: Trekking, Tea Plantations Tour, Wildlife Spotting, Trout Fishing and Waterfall Visits.

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