Trekking in Mysore
The second largest city in Karnataka State, Mysore is synonymous as a paradise for the trekking enthusiasts and people who love adventure. Situated at the base of Chamundi Hills and 770 m above sea level, the city is gifted with several wonderful locales that offers memorable, thrilling and exciting trekking experience.
Some popular trekking hotspots around Mysore are:
Western GhatsThe Western Ghats is one of the most popular trekking spot in Mysore. This is due to the fact that there are indeed several rock mountains, wide forests, national parks, wonderful waterfalls, treacherous terrains and much more that offer the adventurous trekkers some of the best ways to explore nature gifts to its best.
Gopalaswamy BettaJust a 75 Km drive away from Mysore, Gopalaswamy Betta is recognized as the highest peak in the Bandipur national park. This hilly region is extensively wooded and visited by a large number of nature lovers, pilgrims and trekkers all around the year. Covered with dense fog all around the year, this trek is one of the most difficult and wonderful treks in Mysore. Besides trekking, you can visit this wonderful place to see the ascetic ancient temple of Shree Himavad Gopalaswamya, herds of elephant and fulfilling your dream of touching and walking into the cloud.
Chamundi HillsJust a 12 Km drive away from the Mysore downtown and 3, 489 feet above the sea level, Chamundi hills offers a panoramic view of Mysore. From this hilly region you can explore the Lalitha Mahal Palace, the Mysore Race Course, the Mysore Palace, the Kukkarahalli and Karanji lakes. Covered with endless greenery, rock hilly regions and frequented visit by wild animals make it a wonderful location to enjoy the natural beauty in serenity. The famous Chamundeshwari temple, on the top of the hill is the famous landmark for the first time visitor.
BR HillsBiligiri Rangana Hills popularly known as BR hills, is just 86 Km drive away from Mysore. The flourishing wildlife, endless greenery and undulating hills make this place an ideal weekend destination for hang out with friends or family getaway. BR hills is one of the best trek for trekkers who want to explore the diversity of the Mother Nature. The lush greenery, wild forest, wildlife, chirping of birds provides trekkers to feel closer with nature.
TadiyendamolTadiyendamol is the second highest peak after Western Ghats in Karnataka. It trek is renowned and recognized for numerous beautiful water falls, treacherous terrains, wildlife and adventurous hilly regions that offer exciting and memorable trekking experience.
You can also visit Kudremukh ranges, Agumbe Ghat, Yana and Brahmagiri Hills to have a wonderful trekking in Mysore. Every trek has its own adventure and beauty so make the selection accordingly.