Welcome to Sakleshpur
Sakleshpur 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. The sub-tropical climate and heavy rains during the wet season create an environment where several unique plant and animal species flourish. The name shakala is a Sanskrit word means "Bhinnavada" or "Birukada". In the past a shivalinga found in this town which was broken. The linga was called as shakaleshwara which was then became sakaleshwara in the tongue of the local people. A temple is also built at the entrance of the town.
The Hills Sakleshpur, a fifteen cottage resort, nestled in the foothills of the Western Ghats brings to life all the images of tall mountains, touching clouds, greenery etc... The Hills Resort Sakleshpur a place for relaxing your tired mind and muscles.
Eka Resort Sakleshpur offers the ultimate experience for those wanting a taste of the plantation lifestyle, while surrounded by breathtaking lush vegetation & staying in their cozy self-contained cottages./p>
THE GATEWAY HOTEL
Hide away in coffee country surrounded by the mountains and snowy white blossoms. The Gateway Hotel KM Road Chikmagalur offers serenity, privacy and exquisitely restored colonial architecture. Located in the coffee district of Karnataka, the hotel surrounds guests with the tranquil sights and sounds of nature.
At a short distance from Guru Dattatreya Bababudanswaamys Darga are the three famous waterfalls with epic associations – Gada Theertha, Kamana Theertha, Nellikayi Theertha. Gada theertha according to a myth was created by the Pandava prince Bheema with his ‘gada, to quench the thirst of his mother during their exile. Pilgrims who bathe in the Nellikayi Theertha formed by Manikya Dhara Waterfall, leave behind one item of their clothing as per a local belief.
Manjarabad Fort was constructed by Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore as a strategic defensive location. The fort served this use because it commands the approach to the plateau beyond Sakleshpur from the coast. Situated on a hillock, the fort is on one level, unlike other...
Kukke Subrahmanya Temple
Kukke Subrahmanya Temple is located in the village of Subrahmanya in the Sullia Taluk in south Kanara. The temple lies nestled amidst rivers, forests and mountains. Lord Subramanyeshwara, the son of Lord Shiva, is the presiding deity of the temple. Sacred premises of the temple are believed to be an abode to Lord Subramanyeshwara, along with his consort and Vasuki.
Bisle Ghat is home to the Bisle Reserve Forest, which is a rainforest area. In the flora typical of the region of Western Ghats, king cobras, tigers, kadave (a kind of deer), numerous species of birds find abode.At the ghat lies Bisle Gudda or Sunny Mountain, which is a popular picnic spot. From Bisle Betta or Bisle Viewpoint, tourists can avail views of the surrounding mountain ranges.
Jenukal Gudda offers views of coast of Arabian Sea in Mangalore, on clear days. The second highest peak in Karnataka, it is also known as 'Hodachalli'. Nestled by thick jungle and coffee estates, the site is frequented by enthusiasts interested in trekking activity.
Distance from Sakleshpur
Bangalore: 221 km.
Mysore: 155 km
Mangalore: 113 km
Dharmasthala: 49 km
Kukke Subrahmanya: 71 km
Talacauvery: 85 km
Bantwal: 92 km
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