If you are planning planning your vacations then this vacation I am come back with a one of the beautiful and sensational place which not only melts your heart but also forces you to spend your this vacation there. I have found a beautiful place for you i.e. Sakleshpur which is situated in Hassan District at Karnataka in India. So, now lets take a small tour to Sakleshpur which helps you to plan your vacation.
Sakleshpur is one of the hill station in the western ghats mountain range in the state of Karnataka in India. It is in the Hassan District. It is one of the best hill station near Bangalore and it is also one of place which attracts tourist. It is totally surrounded by green hills and the slopes are covered with tea, coffee and spice plantations. It is at the elevation of 956 m. This place is one of the major producer of coffee and cardamom across India. This place is famous for its sensational beauty and for pleasant weather as well.
- Best time to Visit: October to February
- Peak Season: November to March
- Temperature: In Summer- 20 degree Celsius to 30 degree Celsius In Winter- 15 degree Celsius to 25 degree Celsius
Places to Visit in Sakleshpur
There are many forts in our country but manjarabad fort is unique one. It was built by Tipu Sultan who showcases their excellence and brilliant architecture which made it unique one among all the forts in our country. Its octagonal design with 8 walls attracts a number of tourists. It was built for the protection of Tipu Sultan from British Army in the ancient time. One of the interesting thing which tourist found here is that it have number of chambers and a tunnel which leads to Srirangapatna Fort. You must visit here to know about the beauty of our Indian History.
- Location:-Bangaluru-mangaluru Highway, Donigal, Karnataka-573134
- Best Time to Visit:- February to June
Manjehalli Waterfalls is in Sakleshpur itself which is approximately 5 Km away from bus stand. This place is also known as “Abbi Falls” and it is also a one of the best tourist place. The water falls from at the height of approximately 20 feet which will surely gives you a pleasing experience. This place is fully covered with greenery which helps you to spend your precious time with your loved ones in a relaxing way and also gives unforgettable experience. But, when you are travelling there then one must have to caution about it that the rocks are very slippery, so you must take care about it.
- Location:- Manjehalli Waterfalls, Sakleshpur, District- Hassan, Karnataka-573134
- Best Time to Visit:- During Monsoon Season
It is a Hindu temple which is situated in Sakleshpur village in Hassan district in Karnataka. It is one of the oldest temple and the best tourist attraction which was built in ancient time. It is situated at the bank of river, Hemavathi. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The design of this temple attracts many of the tourist. This temple is located when you enter just in the town and it offers a spiritual escape to everyone who enters in the town.
- Location:- BM Road, Near Hemavathi Bridge, Sakleshpur, Karnataka-573134
- Best Time to Visit:-Throughout the year
Bisle View Point
Bisle View Point or Bisle Ghat is situated between Kukke Subrahmanya and Sakleshpur in Karnataka. It is a part of western ghat and one of the best view point in sakleshpur which attracts many tourist. The highlight of this point is the view of the valley with Giri river which separates the beauty point and these mountain ranges. This is best place for photography also and best suited for nature lover. When you are planning your trip sakleshpur then don’t forget to visit here.
- Location:- Bisle Ghat Road, Bisle State Forest, Karnataka-573134
- Best Time to Visit:- October to December
Agni Gudda Hill
I t is one of the beautiful place to visit in Sakleshpur. The meaning of “Agni Gudda” is “Fiery Mountains” and it is named it because of the extreme volcanic nature of hills in this region. It is best place for trekking in Sakleshpur. This place is totally surrounded by lush of green rice terraces. This tourist spot in Sakleshpur gives you relaxing and adventerous experience. This place is famous among youngsters because this place gives them thrilling and adventerous activities like camping, trekking, etc. So, when you are planning your trip to sakleshpur then, don’t forget to visit here.
- Location:- Agni gudda hill, Sakleshpur, District- Hassan, Karnataka-573134
- Best Time to Visit:- October to March
Top Things to do in Sakleshpur
As we know that it is a one of the beautiful hill station in India. To make your vacations more special you can also do camping at Aclat Meadows. During camping you can also enjoy many outdoor games like shooting, archery, etc. and you can also enjoy bonfire at night which gives you more pleasure and a relaxing feeling.
Everyone dreams to do trek once in their lives. So, when you plan your trip sakleshpur don’t forget to add an extra day to trek in sakleshpur at Jenukal Gudda. Trekking gives you fun loving and thrilling experience. This place is well suited to trek in Sakleshpur. It takes about 7 hours to reach. So, don’t forget to trek when you visit sakleshpur.
- Zip Lining
When you are travelling to Sakleshpur then don’t forgot to do one of the best adventerous activity i.e. zip-lining. This is one of the daring and filled with full of excitement activity. So, I advised to try this adventerous activity also.
- Cycling Tour
To make your vacation more interesting you can also do cycling tour in Bisle Ghat at sakleshpur. Cycling tour also gives you pleasure and an unforgettable experience because when to enter in there through ghats, you will begin to feel thrilling experience and you will seen many beautiful scenes or pictures as well as fields.
How to Reach
- By Train:- Sakleshpur have railway station with its own name.
- By Air:- Nearest airport to Sakleshpur is Bajpe Airport(IXE) in Manglore, which is approx 101 Km away from it.
Best Places to Stay in Sakleshpur
- Coffee Bean Villa
Tariff:- Approx 1500 Onwards
- Watehalli Home stay
Tariff:- Approx 5000 Onwards
- Robin Woods Home stay
Tariff:- Approx 4500 Onwards
- The Hills
Tariff:- Approx 6000 Onwards
- Green Grass Resort
Tariff:- Approx 4000 Onwards
- Eka Resort
Tariff:- Approx 5000 Onwards