Know About Amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Kudremukh – Karnataka – South India Hill Station

Hill resort Kudremukh gets a significant position in the hill stations of south India because of tropical wet evergreen forest and near to coastal plains location.

With four ranges Kudremukh, Kerekatte, Kalsa & Shimoga; Kudremukh park is renowned as the paradise of trekkers. At Kudremukh tourist are bound click more photos because of presence of wide variety of flora and fauna, caves, ruins and traces of old civilizations with luxuriant green carpet of tea & coffee plantation around.

Kudremukh is rich iron ore deposit area of Karnataka and south India, hence largest iron mining company of India is located here.

In the history books Kudremukh is mentioned as ’Samseparvata’ as the place was approached from Samse village. The name Kudremukh is based on picturesque view of a side of the mountain resembling with horse face as in the local Kannada language  Kudremukh means Horse Face.


Vital Tourist Information : Kudremukh

Location :
Kudremukh resort is located in south Indian state Karnataka about 100 odd kms south west of Chikmaglur town.


Mountain Range : Kudremukh range


Altitude : 1894 Meter


Near By City : Mangalore


State : Karnataka India


Region : South India


Famous as / For :
Natural Grassland - Paradise of Nature Photographers
Home of Iron Ore Industry in Karnataka.
Heaven of Trekkers with about 13 distinct trekking routes.


Weather & Climate :
Kudremukh park experiences Cool and salubrious climate around the year.


Temperature :
Summer (March - May) : Min. 32°C Max. 35°C
Winter (Dec. - Feb.) : Min. 10°C Max. 20°C


Tourist Season :
Kudremukh weather is suitable for pleasure trips during October to February months


Spoken Languages : Kannada - Hindi - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Kudremukh is good place to shop for traditional craft items.


Trekking/Excursions :
Kudremukh with its numerous trails is considered as the paradise of trekkers. One need to opt permit for trekking in Kudremukh park.


Travel Tips : Do carry a good camera as scenic nature and wide range of flora & Fauna [wildlife] will tempt you to have more and more photos on Kudremukh tour.


Must Visit Places :
Gangamoola - Hanuman Gundi waterfalls - Horanadu - Kalaseshwara Temple - Kudremukh peak - Lakya Lake


How To Reach Kudremukh Karnataka India


Basic Travel Info :
On the Train Journey and Air Travel Kudremukh is well connected from the Mangalore. The road distance between Kudremukh and Mangalore is 130 KM. Tourist can hire a taxi at Mangalore air port or opt the option of road travel to Kudremukh by KSRTC bus.


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Kudremukh train journey ends at Mangalore, which is the nearest rail station for the hill resort Kudremukh.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Kudremukh is well connected on road journey from Karkala [50 KM], Mangalore [130 KM] Bangalore [430 KM] and other near by cities with very good and effective web of KSRTC buses.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Mangalore is the nearest airport for the domestic flights to Kudremukh, where as for the international tourist air travel to Kudremukh ends at Bangalore.