Mullayanagiri, Chikmagalur

Mullayanagiri

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Mullayanagiri, the highest peak in Karnataka, is located in the Baba Budan Giri Range of the Western Ghats. Standing at an altitude of 1,930 m above sea level, it is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. Tourists can relax at this site that maintains a temperature range of 20 0Celsius to 25 0Celsius. The mountain range features grasslands, rugged rocks along the trek path and a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva on its peak.

The trek route begins from Sarpadaari, which is connected with Chikmagalur by road. Located in the Baba Budan Giri range of the Western Ghats, the mountain peak is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris after Chembra, Banaura and Vellari Mala peaks located in Kerala.

For adventure enthusiasts, the location offers an opportunity to engage in activities like mountain biking, trekking and road biking.
 

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  • Best Time:  During Sunrise
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Thejasvi. Bhat

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  • Thejasvi. Bhat
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 1307 photos
  • 8 Reviews
  •  321 helpful votes
  •  6009 readers
  • Posted May 2, 2017
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Nidhish Patni

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  • Nidhish Patni
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 703 photos
  • 1 Review
  •  146 helpful votes
  •  81 readers
  • Posted May 1, 2017
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Jyoti

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  • Jyoti
  • Posted Jun 6, 2017
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Vinit Singh

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  • Vinit Singh
  • Lives in Gumla
  • 441 photos
  • 13 Reviews
  •  13 helpful votes
  •  7758 readers
  • Posted 3 months ago
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Abhishek Goel

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  • Abhishek Goel
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 1 Review
  •  20 helpful votes
  •  33 readers
  • Posted May 20, 2017
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  • 304

Abhishek Goel

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  • Abhishek Goel
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  45 readers
  • Posted May 20, 2017
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Arpan kumar pushpad

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  • Arpan kumar pushpad
  • 2 Reviews

"Awesome mesmerizing view .. Fantasatic" new review

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
It was very nice and peaceful place to visit and also must visit place.
Best time as per me is evening during sunset as during morning it is tough to reach as it has very narrow road and one will have to face heavy traffic in morning hours.
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Sachin harlapur

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  • Sachin harlapur
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 1 Review
  •  163 readers

"Best place to visit"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
The best place to visit is winter season. It's a heaven to eyes as you reach the peak. Better trek from sitalayanagiri to Mulayanagiri to enjoy the view. Please do wear comfortable shoes to walk up the peak
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Na

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  • Na
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  195 readers

"Amazing place"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
It is an awesome place to visit. It is very refreshing. You won't feel tired even after 3-4 kms of trekking as the view and the climate will be so amazing at the top. It is actually an underrated place. Advice to travellers- Wear sports shoes for the trek it would be easy. Things to carry-Water bottles, fruits may be.
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Vamsi pulakunta

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  • Vamsi pulakunta
  • 5 Reviews
  •  3515 readers

"Awesome and excruciating trek to the muliyangiri peak"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Aug 30, 2017
It was an awesome as well as excruciating trek of 2 km to reach the temple. Awesome because of the scenic beauty throughout the trek. Excruciating because the walk is uphill task. After a 1km walk, we need to climb the steps and thats where it gets scary. Powerful wind, rain and the fog (actually its clouds) makes your trek scary. Avoid taking children with you and also be well protected with rain coats as well as wollen clothes. Your umbrellas might turn upside down so better carry spare ones and strong umbrellas
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Lijo Varghese

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  • Lijo Varghese
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 80 photos
  • 18 Reviews
  •  38 helpful votes
  •  6381 readers

"Nice view and feel on the top"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Aug 18, 2017
This is the highest peak in karnataka. Its around 300km from Bangalore abd 22km from chikamagaluru. The road after chikamagaluru is small abd some places its not in good condition. Cars can easily go till the top. Travelers abd bigger vehicles are not advised to go till the top because it creates problem for other vehicle. They can park 2. 5km before the top abd go to the top by trekking.
There is a temple on the top. The view from the top is very good. Also with fog you will get a nice feel as well. Best time will be in the morning. Evening is also good during June to December.
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Sruthi

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  • Sruthi
  • 3 Reviews
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"Nature 's call"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jun 24, 2017
The place is simply awesome ... Scenic beauty is amazing if we go to the extreme top of that hill .. One should experience the feel by being there only can't explain in words. We can actually feel the fresh air. On the way to mullayanagiri we have few dplaces to visit like buttermilk falls and a temple is also there. I can assure an ultimate destination for vacations.
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Goruruday

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  • 1 Review
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  430 readers

"Nature hugs"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jun 22, 2017
Cool land nice place to visit with friends and family. The road to the peak is little bit small not wide enough, but a good driver for four wheeler will manage. There's shiv Temple at the peak to reach there one have to climb through stairs.
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D r reddy

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  • D r reddy
  • 4 Reviews
  •  1230 readers

"Mr. The are Reddy"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Nov 28, 2016
Its one of the beautiful places in Karnataka and just 260 kms from IT Hub, Bangalore city. This place is great for Honeymooners, families, Solo travellers and for Trekkers. One can have the experience of nature, feel clouds & get tranquillity. Travellers need to carry warm clothes and trekking shoe. Day travellers need to carry food so that they spend full day and have great experience of sunset. People can stay in Chikkamagluru town, which is close and & people who can afford can stay in Trivik a 5 star resort and visit other Divine towns around. People can also do a day trip from Bangalore and return back.
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Rahul

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  • Rahul
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 4 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  2842 readers

"Bike ride from Bababudangiri to Mullayanagiri"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Jun 20, 2016
It was drizzling all the time. Fog covered the mountains with no good visibility of the roads when travelling. But was an adventurous experience.

While returning the fog had cleared, making the dense forest a treat for the eyes.

There is a temple at the top of the mountain, to reach we need to climb some steps, but the view from the temple of the surrounding forest is spectacular.
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Suraj Sabat

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  • Suraj Sabat
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 77 photos
  • 33 Reviews
  •  31 helpful votes
  •  192263 readers

"Treat to your eyes"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jun 2, 2016
All nature's lovers out there do not dare to miss this heaven. I went in the month of November which is a perfect place and season to visit. Do not plan to travel in Rainy season as the road are not well maintained. You should visit in early morning, we reached top of hill around 6:30 AM else late evening when sun is about to set. I'm pretty much sure you will love it.
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