Kodachadri

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Highlights

Rating
Rated 4.6 / 5 - based on 100 reviews
Attractions : Trek, Nature
Season : January to December
Weather : Summer (21 to 32°C), Winter (18 to 22°C)

Details

Kodachadri is a beautiful mountain peak covered with lush greenery and dense forests. It is one of the popular trekking trails in Karnataka. Kodachadri is in close proximity to Kollur Mookambika temple. Kodachadri is a part of Mookambika National park and is enriched with flora and fauna. It forms the Shola forest range. Rainfalls are quite common in Kodachadri and it does for around a period of 8 months. Adi Shankara visited this place and performed penance. A small temple is built on the top of Kodachadri called the Sarvajnapeetha. The forests around Kodachadri is dense and is declared a world heritage site.

Kodachadri tourist attractions

Trekking

Kodachadri is a popular trekking spot and there are various trails which lead to the top. The trekking starts from a place called Nagodi or Nittur. Tents can be pitched on the peak with the permission from the Karnataka Forest department.

Sunset

Sunset from Kodachadri peak is a wonderful view. The green mountains and the lush greenery along with the patterns of the setting sun is a wonderful experience.

Sarvajnapeetha and Ganesha Guha

Sarvajnapeetha is a small temple built near the peak of Kodachadri. It is the place where Adi Shankaracharya meditated. Ganesha guha is near Sarvajnapeetha.

Hidlumane falls

A little bit of adventerous trekking of 5 kms from Kodachadri leads to Hindlumane falls.

Arisinagundi falls

From Kollur, this falls is 6 km away near Dhalli village.

Belakallu theertha

This waterfall is near Mudur and is 15 km from Kollur at the bottom of Kodachadri. An easy trek leads to the falls.

Nagara Fort

It is an 18 century fort and is 25 km away from Kodachadri.

Things to do in Kodachadri

  • Enjoy the surroundings of Kodachadri.
  • Trek the Kodachadri peak and enjoy the view and if possible be at the peak at sunset for a wonderful view.
  • Visit the falls near Kodachadri like Arisinagundi, Belakallu Theertha.
  • Visit the Nagara fort.

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Travel Guide

How to reach Kodachadri

Nearest Bus Station

Kollur and Kundpaura are the nearest bus stations.

Nearest Railway Station

Kundapura is the nearest railway station.

Nearest Airport

Mangalore airport is the nearest airport.

How to reach Kodachadri from Bangalore

Bus

There are direct buses from Bengaluru to Kollur operated by KSRTC and private operators. Approximate journey time is 7 hours 30 minutes. From Kollur, Kodachadri is 36 km away.

Train

Bengaluru to Kodachadri trains

There are trains from Bengaluru to Kundapura. Kodachadri is well connected from Kundapura. Train schedules are given below.

YPR KAWR EXPRES ( Train number 16515 ) - This train is available from Bengaluru on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Departure time from Bengaluru is 7:00 am and travel duration is approximately 12 hours 45 minutes.

KARWAR EXP ( Train number 16523 ) - This train is available from Bengaluru on all days of the week. Departure from Bengaluru is 8:30 pm and journey duration is 14 hours 36 minutes.

Car / Taxi

Bengaluru to Kodachadri distance is 412 km via National Highway 48. From Bengaluru connect to National Highway 4. Take National Highway 48 to Chennarayanapatna Arsikere road / State Highway 7. From here, connect to National Highway 206. Continue on State Highway 65 to Lingapura. Follow National Highway 13 to Sagara road / State Highway 52 in Thirthahalli. Continue on State Highway 52 to reach Kodachadri. This route goes through Nelamangala, Yediyur, Chennarayanapatna, Tarikere, Bhadravathi, Thirthahalli to reach Kodachadri.

How to reach Kodachadri from Mysore

Bus

There are direct buses from Mysore to Kollur operated by KSRTC. It is approximately a 10 hour journey.

Train

Mysore to Kodachadri trains

There are trains available till Kundapura. From Kundapura, Kodachadri is 75 km away.

KARWAR EXP ( Train number 16523 ) - This train is available from Mysore on all days of the week. Departure time from Mysore is 11:30 pm and journey duration is approximately 11 hours 30 minutes.

Car / Taxi

Mysore to Kodachadri distance is 374 km via National Highway 206. From Mysore connect to Bilikere. Drive from State Highway 57, State Highway 8, State Highway 7, National Highway 206 and State Highway 52t o Nagara. Drive to Kodachadri in Valur. This route goes through Holenarasipura, Arsikere, Kadur, Tarikere, Thirthahalli to reach Kodachadri.

 

Maps

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