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|Attractions||: Nature, Trek|
|Season||: January to December|
|Weather||: Summer (16 to 28°C), Winter (12 to 20°C)|
Mandalpatti is one of the major tourist attractions of Coorg. It is a part of Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. It is around 30 km from Madikeri. The place is blessed with the extensive and lush greenery of Western Ghats. The view from the viewpoint is breathtaking. The roads leading to Mandalpatti are not well maintained. Hence, it is mainly accessible through jeep.
Mandalpatti is a must visit for nature enthusiasts. The roads leading to Mandalpatti are not that great. One needs to buy tickets at the base of the camp to go to peak. The ideal mode of transportation is jeep. There is a small trek to the top of the peak. It is a great place to enjoy and admire nature. There are packages available where local jeeps offer to take tourists from Madikeri bus stand to Abbey falls and Mandalpatti as a package. It is worth a visit.
Madikeri is the nearest bus station. Madikeri has good connectivity by bus from many places in Karnataka.
Nearest railway stations are Hassan, Kasargod in Karnataka.
Mangalore International Airport is 140 km away from Madikeri.
Bangalore to Madikeri by bus is a 6 hour journey. There are jeeps available from Madikeri bus stand which offer to take you to Mandalpatti.
Bangalore to Mandalpatti distance is 266 km. From Bangalore, connect to Bangalore - Mysore road. Follow State Highway 17 to KRS road in Karimanti. Continue on KRS road to reach Elivala. Connect to Mysore Madikeri road to Kannada Bane. From here, Madikeri town is 2 km away. This route goes through Mandya, Mysore, Hunsur, Kushalnagar to reach Madikeri. Drive through Mysore Madikeri road to Mahadevpet. Drive to the Hammiyala to reach Mandalpatti.
Mysore to Madikeri by bus is a 3 hour journey. Jeeps are available near Madikeri bus station which offer to take you to Mandalpatti.
Mysore to Mandalpatti distance by road is 135 km. From Mysore, connect to Hunsur Road. From here, go along Mysore Madikeri road to State Highway 27. Drive along this road to reach Madikeri. This route goes through Devarahalli, Hunsur, Kushalnagar to reach Madikeri. Drive through Mysore Madikeri road to Mahadevpet. Drive to the Hammiyala to reach Mandalpatti.