The Horse-Face Hill Station 95 kms south-west of Chikmaglur town is the Kudremukh (Horse Face) range, so named because of the unique shape of the Kudremukh Peak.
Overlooking the Arabian Sea, the broad hills are chained to one another with deep valleys and steep precipices. As yet 'undiscovered' by tourists, Kudremukh is a secluded hill station, which retains much of its pristine, natural beauty.
And a holiday here can be truly delightful. Lush green forests interspersed with rivers, grassy slopes, captivating cascades and rare orchids providing an idyllic background for trekking Tour Option.
Kudremukh is trekker's territory with the richness of its flora and fauna waiting to be discovered. Situated 1,894.3 m above sea level, Kudremukh is rich in iron ore deposits.
The Kudremukh Iron Ore Company conducts mining operations and transportation of the ore as slurry, through a pipeline to the port at Panambur near Mangalore.
This has given new life to the region and converted this isolated tract into a humming modern township without taking away its natural beauty.
Prime Attractions of Kudremukh
Jamalabad is famous for its fort built by Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore in 1794. The fort was renamed after his mother Jamalbee.
How To Get There - Kudremukh
Nearest rail head is Mangalore.
Kudremukh is connected by road to Chikmaglur, Mangalore and Sringeri.
Places To Stay - Kudremukh
Horticulture Department Guest Houses.
Forest Guest House.
PWD Guest Houses, Chikmagalur.
Indira Gandhi Road, Chikmagalur.
Planters Court, Moodigere Road.
Quality Inn, Indira Gandhi Road, Chikmagalur.
Woodlands, Indira Gandhi Road, Chikmagalur.
Climate - Kudremukh
Cool and salubrious around the year.
General Information about Kudremukh
STD Code: 08269 .
95 Kms South-West Of Chikmagalur, Karnataka.
1,894.3 M Above Sea Level.
Kannada, Hindi, English.