Sakleshpur – India’s Tourism Hub in Western Ghats

The town lies in the Malnad region on the magnificent hills of the biodiversity hotspot, the Western Ghats. It has a temperate climate surrounded with lofty bush green hills full of coffee, cardamom, pepper and areca plantations.

It is just 221kms away from Bangalore in a road drive. There are many tourist places near to the Sakleshpur. The things to do and to see are trekking places, waterfalls, spiritual etc..,

The Manjarabad fort in located in the Bangalore to Mangalore National Highway 48, Manjarabad fort is constructed by the Tipu Sultan. The construction was started in the year 1785 and ended in the year 1792. It has been constructed in the star shape.

The spiritual places are Subramanya, Dharmasthala, Belur, Halebidu, Shravanabelagola etc..,

Sakleshpur to Kukke Subramanya trekking distance will be 59kms. The railway segment joining Sakleshpur and the Kukke Subramanya road junction is known as the ‘Green Route’. Located in the Western Ghats, Sakleshpur is town with beautiful greenery. The length of the trekking is 52 km and your trail will comprise of 55 tunnels which are an absolute terrestrial abyss, 110 bridges and over 25 tremendous waterfalls. The Green Route trek offers absolute wilderness to nature lovers and the lengths of the tunnels vary from few meters to over 600 meters in each tunnels.

Belur is a Town Municipal Council in Hassan district in the state of Karnataka, India. The town is famous for its Chennakesava temple, one of the finest examples of Hoysala workmanship. The main attraction in Belur is the Chennakesava temple complex which contains the Chennakesava Temple (dedicated to Chennakesava, meaning handsome Vishnu). This is one of the major tourist destinations in Karnataka. Belur is located in Hassan district. According to inscriptions discovered here, it was also referred to as Velapuri.

Halebidu was the 12th-13th century capital of the Hoysala Empire. Halebidu is located in Hassan District, Karnataka, India. Halebidu (which was previously called Dorasamudra or Dwarasamudra) was the regal capital of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century. Halebidu is just 16 km away from the one more historical place Belur.

Shravanabelagola  is a city located near Channarayapatna of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka and is 158 km from Bangalore.  Chandragupta is said to have died here in 298 BC after he became a Jain monk and assumed an ascetic life style. The 58-feet tall monolithic statue of Gommateshvara is located on Vindyagiri Hill.

Where to Stay?

Baalecool Nature Stay

This resort is just 24kms away from the Sakleshpur this is the attraction place in the Western Ghats. This home stay is situated in the middle of the coffee plantations. This is the place that it has been blessed to be a host range of the westerns Ghats Baalecool is one of the beautiful, enhancing place which attracts for tourist and for the nature lovers. In Baalecool there are sufficient rooms with the attach bathrooms, south Indian cuisine will provided Veg or non-veg. different kinds of activities will be conducted, plantation walk.

Other good stays can be found here.

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