Life is itself a journey! It becomes more thrilling and adventurous when we explore new places and things. The Kudremukha trek is one of them, where you can explore captivating places, view and have an exciting adventure. A fantastic hiking destination located in Karnataka of South India, a perfect blend of the beauty of lush green meadows everywhere that gives the serene forest view.
In Kannada, the meaning of Kudremukh is the horse’s face. This name has been given due to the unique shape of the peak. It is also known as Samseparvath historically as it is taken from Samse village.
Kudremukh sits in the centre of the western ghats in the Chikkamagaluru district. This belongs to Kudremukh National Park, which is the second-largest wildlife-protected region in the western ghats.
Kudremukha Trek offers a dense forest of trees with water streams flowing at its every corner. The Trek is heaven for trekkers from Bangalore. This peak is the third-highest peak in Karnataka. During monsoon and after the monsoon, the Kudremukha trekking becomes more charming. The incredible view from the peak seems no less than a green carpet of trees. Kudremukh is also called a mini-Scotland of India.
This perfect trekking spot is perfect to go from Bangalore, which makes it the best for weekend escapes. Moreover, the greenery, natural grasslands and dense Shola forests of these rolling hills are eye-catching. Apart from rolling green hills and lush green forest, you’ll find clouds kissing the mountains, forest trails, bamboo shrubs, and a dozen waterfalls, that make the Kudremukh trek incredible and called the Himalayas of the south. On the trail, the view keeps changing and will astonish everyone.
What to see here,
1.The unique peak’s horse-face structure
You can watch the Kudremukh peak’s unique structure that is similar to a horse’s face from the side. After an hour of trekking from the forest office, this structure is visible.
Although it looks to be getting closer, there are still three hours of walking to go.
- Trekking through the Shola Forest
Shola is a local version of grassland and shrublands that are visible in the western ghats. You’ll start trekking inside the shola forest to reach the Kudremukh peak. This forest is a shelter to numerous wildlife such as deer, lion-tailed macaque, Malabar giant squirrel, leopard, common langur and many more. If you’re lucky enough, you can get a chance to see them.
The waterfalls and small streams are one of the most captivating sections of this part. Sometimes you might get to wet your shoes while crossing.
- Amazing View of the Rolling Hills
When you come out of the shola forest, you look at a picturesque view of the rolling hills around you. Green hills and misty valleys are magnificent. The amazing view keeps you engaged throughout the trekking on the trail.
Namma Trip is an Adventure Travel company that makes your Kudremukha Trek most memorable with the pocket-friendly travel packages. Soak up the immense beauty of the Western Ghat while walking on the trail. You can never forget the natural beauty and icon of the environmental balance with the lush greenery of the hills that won’t fail to mesmerize your soul.