Wish to feast your eyes on a beautiful sunset on the still waters of a lake or flex your muscles and ride the highest tide of an adrenaline rush?? If those are your fancies then it is time that you hit the highway to realize your fancies. Still wondering how?? Here are snippets of places around Edgestay.
The best destination in situated in the Western Ghats of India tour enable you to enjoy the mesmerizing Tourist Attractions In Belur, tourist spot or site in India which is of Karnataka. It is one of the beautiful and best and attracted tourist’s destination Karnataka. one of the major attractions for birdwatchers as well as the picturesque landscape attracts many picnickers to have a nice and warm feast on the spot.
Is a haven for all adventure sports enthusiasts. The highest peak in Karnataka is at Chikmagalur, called the Mullayanagiri. The height of this peak is approx to 2000 metres. This peak is hypothetically look like a trekker’s backyard. Mullayanagiri has amazing trekking trails rock climbing; slithering; multiple climbing; net climbing.
Also known as the Chandra Drona Parvatha, Datta Peeta has more than a few high mountain rises. Situated in the Baba Budan Giri range, this is a popular tourist destination. The mountain is named after the Muslim saint Baba Budan. There are three caves here. Three siddhas are obscured here. Siddhas are religious oracles. During the Deepavali or Diwali festival, a beacon is lighted. The beacon is placed here.
Agumbe is surrounded by rich biodiversity and the hill station borders one of the last surviving lowland rain forests. Since Agumbe is home to several rare species of medicinal plants like Garcinia, Myristica, Listsaea, Diospyrous, Hoiligarna, Eugenia and Ficus among others, it is also called ‘Hasiru Honnu’ which means ‘green is gold’. During rains, Agumbe and the surrounding region come alive with several waterfalls; Kunchikal Falls, Barkana Falls, Onake Abbi Falls and Jogigundi Falls are some of the popular ones.
Bandaje falls is a waterfall located in the Charmadi ghat section of the Western Ghats in the Belthangady taluk of Dakshina Kannada district, Karnataka. The waterfalls can be reached only by undertaking trekking in thick forests and grass lands with the help of local guides and in summer the waterfalls goes dry. The height of waterfalls is about 200 feet.
Hornadu is a Hindu holy locale and panchayat village located in Chickmagalur district, Karnataka, India. The deity at the Annapoorneshwari Temple at Hornadu is Annapurneshwari. The main deity of the goddess was put in place by Adi Shankaracharya; the new deity of goddess Annapurneshwari was consecrated in the temple in 1973.
Devaramane belongs to the Mudigere Taluk in Chikmagalur. It covers the vast area between Shiradi and Charmadi Ghat. Devaramane Hills is located in Gutti village brings you close to the nature and its an exhilarating experience. Travellers can climbs the peaks, walks across the grasslands, crosses gurgling streams, and views magnificent waterfalls. The area is lush green even in summers.
This fort was erected by the Mysore of ruler Tipu Sultan in order to set up a defensive location. It was ideal for this purpose because it controls the ways in nearby coastal areas that could be used to access the plateau beyond Sakleshpur. During Tipu Sultan’s rule, this fort was used for storing ammunitions as well as spotting British army approaching towards them from Mangalore.
The Hoysala Kings ruled most part of Karanataka, the Southern state of India from 10th to 14th century. These Kings were great patrons of Art, Architecture and commissioned some of the best stone temples ever built. Halebidu (literally “old city”) is a town located in Hassan District, Karnataka, India. Halebidu (which used to be called Dorasamudra or Dwarasamudra) was the regal capital of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century. It is home to some of the best examples of Hoysala architecture. Most notable are the ornate Hoysaleshwara and Kedareshwara temples. The city got the name “Halebidu” because it was ransacked two times during the invasion of Malik Kafur.
Devrunda Temple is a beautiful representation of the fine detailing and craftsmanship that was the hallmark of the Hoysala architecture. Constructed between the 11th and 14th centuries AD, the temple gives the destination its name. The temple dates from the period when the Hoysala empire was at its peak. Located at the entrance of the town, the temple is a remnant of the Hoysala Empire that ruled this region between the 11th and 14th centuries AD. This place is known as Dakshina Kashi, here you can find Rameshwara, Veerabhadreshwara, Bahireshwara, Parvati and Ganapati. This temple has been built in over night and it is said to be over 500 years old.
Kala Baireshwara Temple known as Devaramane temple located in Mudigere, Chikmagalur. This region is well known for chain of hills in western ghat. The legend tells that Lord Shiva sends his vehicle Nandi to help the people (formers) on the earth, Nandi first came to a place on a hill of western Ghats (shola forest) and today's Devaramane, Kalabhairava is known as the incarnation of Shiva. The temple has the long history and culture. If the walls of this ancient temple could talk, it would tell stories from 900 years ago when the Cholas ruled this land. Patiently watching over its jungle that must have been a hundred times wilder, the architectural extravaganza of Devaramane.
Magajalli falls is a roadside waterfall nestled in the Western ghats near the town of Sakleshpur in Karnataka. It’s calm, serene, undisturbed and easy to miss unless you have a local person with you. Very nice waterfall cascading for about 20 feet in its glory. Waterflow will be there almost throughout the year. It’s just 11 kms from Edge stay.
Bettada Baireshwara is an ancient temple which is said to be over 600 years old. It is an hilltop temple and overlooks the entire valley. Stand there and get mesmerized by the glorious views of the hills in the Western Ghats and the valley and wonder how someone thought of building a temple here. God Baireshwara seems to stand guard over the entire valley. There is a nice motorable road, though steep, leading to the temple. One can also climb up to the temple through steps that have been built. The temple is just 10 kms from the Edge stay.
Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka, India. Mullayanagiri is located in the Datta Peeta range of the Western Ghats of Chikmagalur Taluk. With a height of 1,930 metres (6,330 ft), it is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. Mullayanagiri is one of the best trekking place in Karnataka and South India.
Jhari Falls one of the must watch place in Chikmagalur, from Mullayanagiri on the way to Datthapeeta or Kemmannagundi road you will spot in left hand side. You will have to walk for 1 Km from the place you park the vehicle. Jhari raises in the bewitching backdrop, amidst the thickest of greenery and a natural habitat. It is really a blessing for lovers of nature. Sweet waters running down the steep rocks and deep ravines, a perfect bass for the celestial tune, passing breezes making way out of thick woods in hues of green and tan crooning birds in umpteen tunes and tones.
Kalathgiri Falls located near Kemmannugundi, which is 46 km north of Chikmagalur, a naturally blessed district that is the main attraction in Karnataka. At Kalathgiri Falls, pilgrims love to witness a small temple that is sandwiched between the waterfalls and rocks. Being a quintessential Indian temple, it retain idols and stone sculptures of the predominant God and Goddesses that turns this place into a pilgrimage destination as well. Around the year, devotees, frequent and occasional travelers crossing into Chikmagalur do visit the Kalathgiri Falls to view the temple and serene aura of this highly revitalizing site.
Z point is a vantage point at Kemmangundi and can be reached by asteep uphill trek of about 45 mins. from Raj Bhavan and is another favourite place of people who want to view a spectacular sunrise. As it is a walk beware of slippery roads and snakes and also visit shanthi falls near Kemmangundi.