Sakleshpur is the most beautiful hill station of Karnataka,
located on Bayaluseeme and Malnad border. The scenic town is situated in Hassan
district at an altitude of 949 meters above the sea level. It is one of the 18
most diverse spots which are rich in flora and fauna in the World. The heavy
rainfall and sub-tropical climate are the aiding features to nurture unique
plants, variety of animal species. Trekking is the most favorite tourist
activity in Sakleshpur where trekkers can trek up to Bisle Forest Reserve.
Those who are longing for secluded vacation can opt for this place to hang on.
Visit to Sakleshpur is more rejoicing, relaxing and adventurous too. This is a
real wonderland filled with adventures and amusements.
Places to visit
It is a fantastic forest reservoir which is rich in flora
like tigers, king cobras and many rare wildlife species. Sunny Mountain or
Bisle Gudda is providing excellent opportunity to trek. Tourists can enjoy the
extensive mountain ranges from Bisle view point.
It is one of the largest tributary of River Cauvery,
approximately 245 meters in length. It is the major contributing River for
ecosystem of Sakleshpur. There are many notable temple located on the banks of
Halebid, Belur, Agni Gudda, Jenukal Gudda and Kukke
Subramaniya Swamy temple are the famous sight-seeing in Sakleshpur.
Activities to do
The most famous and adventurous activity of tourists in
Sakleshpur is trekking. It offers an extensive range of Mountains to reach the
Bisle vew point. The scenic nature and salubrious climate will never let down
the spirit of trekkers.
How to reach Sakleshpur
Mangalore airport is the closest one, located around 100 km
The town has its own railhead which is well connected to
Mangalore and Bangalore.
Numerous state and private bus services are available from
most of the major cities of Karnataka.
In summer 22-37°C and in winter
19-32°C. October to March is the ideal time to plan a visit to Sakleshpur.