About Sakleshpur

Discover Adventure in the Heart of the Western Ghats


Sakleshpur Overview

Nestled in the heart of the Western Ghats in Karnataka, India, Sakleshpur is a picturesque hill station that offers a tranquil escape from bustling city life. Surrounded by lush green landscapes, coffee and spice plantations, and mist-covered hills, Sakleshpur is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike. This hidden gem is slowly gaining popularity among tourists for its serene atmosphere and breathtaking vistas. In this article, we will take you on a virtual tour of Sakleshpur and highlight some of the must-visit places in this charming destination.

Bisle Ghat: Nature's Grandeur Unveiled

Located about 30 kilometers away from Sakleshpur, Bisle Ghat is a mesmerizing viewpoint that offers panoramic views of the Western Ghats. The journey to Bisle Ghat is as enchanting as the destination itself, with winding roads flanked by dense forests. Once you reach the viewpoint, you'll be greeted by the sight of misty valleys, cascading waterfalls, and majestic mountain ranges stretching as far as the eye can see. Bisle Ghat is a paradise for photographers and nature enthusiasts who crave the beauty of untouched landscapes.

Manjarabad Fort: A Glimpse into History

Built-in the late 18th century by Tipu Sultan, Manjarabad Fort is a magnificent structure situated atop a hill. The fort's unique star-shaped architecture is a testament to the engineering marvels of that era. From the top of the fort, visitors can enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The fort is also famous for its secret underground passages and tunnels, which add an element of mystery to the whole experience. History buffs and architecture lovers will find Manjarabad Fort a fascinating place to visit.

Jenukal Gudda: Trekking Amidst Nature's Bounty

For adventure seekers, Jenukal Gudda is a trekker's paradise. Also known as the Honey Hill, Jenukal Gudda is the second-highest peak in Karnataka. The trek to the summit is a challenging yet rewarding experience, offering stunning views of the Western Ghats and the vast expanse of greenery below. The trail takes you through dense forests, gushing streams, and verdant meadows, allowing you to immerse yourself in the serene beauty of nature. Remember to carry suitable trekking gear and seek guidance from local experts before embarking on this thrilling journey.

Agni Gudda: The Fiery Charm

Agni Gudda, also known as the "Hill of Fire," is a unique attraction in Sakleshpur. This rocky hill is renowned for its natural caves and the presence of perennial flames that emerge from the cracks in the rocks. The flames are believed to be the result of the high methane content in the area. Agni Gudda offers a mystical ambiance and attracts both curious travelers and devotees seeking spiritual experiences. The trek to Agni Gudda is relatively easy and offers mesmerizing views of the surrounding landscapes.

Magajahalli Waterfalls:

Situated amidst dense forests, Magajahalli Waterfalls is a hidden gem in Sakleshpur. The cascading waterfall and the natural pool below provide a perfect setting for a refreshing dip or a picnic with family and friends. The tranquil surroundings and the soothing sound of water make it an ideal spot to unwind and connect with nature.

Betta Byraveshwara Temple:

Perched on top of a hill, Betta Byraveshwara Temple is a popular religious site in Sakleshpur. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and offers panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and hills. The trek to the temple is relatively easy and rewards visitors with a sense of spiritual bliss and breathtaking vistas.

Hemavathi River:

The Hemavathi River flows through the heart of Sakleshpur, adding to its natural beauty. The river offers opportunities for activities like coracle rides and fishing, allowing visitors to engage in some leisurely water-based experiences. The serene banks of the Hemavathi River provide a tranquil atmosphere for relaxation and rejuvenation.

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People Also Asked About Sakleshpur

What are the must visit attraction in the Sakleshpur ?

The must-visit attraction in Sakleshpur is Manjarabad Fort, E Ayyappa Swami Temple, Hadlu Waterfall, and many more.

How far Sakleshpur is from the Bangalore ?

The total distance between Saklespur and Bangalore is 221 km.

How many days are enough to explore Sakleshpur ?

A weekend is enough to explore Sakleshpur.

Whish are the best hostels in Sakleshpur ?

Below is the list of hostels where you can stay during your visit to Sakleshpur -

  • Kesinamane Homestay
  • Stream Edge Homestay
  • Kadumakki Homestay

Where I can find the local cuisines of the Sakleshpur ?

There are various restaurants where you can find local cuisines like Nytrivilla Homestay, Ossoor Vegetarian Restaurant, Imperial Heritage, Myhtri Restaurant, and many more.

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Sakleshpur Tours Reviews


Harsh Varma

Efficiеnt Sightseeing

BanBanjara's wеll-plannеd itinеrary allowеd us to makе thе most of our timе, еnsuring wе covered kеy attractions likе Majagahalli Waterfalls and Yagachi Watеrsports.

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Virat Sharma

Culinary Delights Amidst Greenery

The unique dishes being offered at Sakleshpur Cottage Stay was a good and surprising experience. Our stay was defined by the unique dishes we had, from local to continental, it was an experience on its own.

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Kavya Reddy

Picturesque Views, Perfect Clicks

The Ganges Valley provided such a beautiful view that any photographer would dream of capturing. The time of sunrise and sunset is so magical that they make some very beautiful views.

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Aisha Khanna

Wellness and Relaxation Redefined

The facilities provided at Sakleshpur Cottage Stay were very refreshing. By carrying out an interesting mixture of Ayurvedic massages and yoga BanBanjara hosted a great experience that left us fully refreshed.

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Zara Chatterjee

Personalized package Planning Excellence

We spent our holiday at Sakleshpur Cottage Stay and Banbanjara organized the package. The package was adorned with every detail in particular and, thus, became one to remember.

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Ishita Sinha

Convеniеnt Departure

Thе pick-up locations in Bangalorе, including Indiranagar and Yеshwanthpur, madе thе journеy convenient. Thе AC Pushback sеats added comfort to thе scеnic ovеrnight drivе.

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Aisha Chatterjee

Historical Marvеls

Exploring Manjarabad Fort was a historical trеat. Thе star-shapеd fort and its panoramic viеws added a cultural dеpth to thе itinеrary.

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Advaita Joshi

Unforgеttablе Mеmoriеs

Our Saklеshwar tour with BanBanjara crеatеd a trеasurе trovе of memories. Thе mix of advеnturе, history, and natural beauty made it a journey to rеmеmbеr. Highly rеcommеndеd!

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Kiara Gupta

a thrilling activity relaxing place

I loved the environment of the location. They welcomed us with refreshing drinks and the meals provided there were amazing. This place is wonderful for people who are looking for an exciting day out and want to have a thrilling camping experience.

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Aryan Patel

great deal at the budget-friendly price

Trips organized by banbanjara are amazing the sites are also amazing. I booked this day-out package in advance and got some interesting offers as well. Thank you banbanjara. The riverside camping experience was good for me.

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