Kudremukh National Park
Kudremukh, literally means 'horse-face' and refers to a spectacular picturesque view of a side of the mountain that looks like a face of the horse. It is a small town in Chikmaglur district in Karnataka and situated close to the mountain range with the same name - Kuduremukh.
Natural grasslands and thick shoal forests makes the greenery in the sequence of rolling hills in the northern, eastern and central regions of the town. Kudremukh, a part of the majestic Western Ghats, is famous for bio-diversity conservation and is identified as one of the twenty-five hot spots in the world.
Noted for its scenic beauty rich in wildlife surrounded by natural dense forests, spotting wildlife is challenging. One has to go deep into the forest and only daring enthusiast is welcomed. The drive through these dense forest ranges is highly enjoyable and enchanting.
This is the origin of three very well known rivers - the Nethravathi, the Tunga and the Bhadra. An awesome Varaha statue of 6 feet inside an ancient cave and a temple of goddess Bhagavathi, are attracting many tourists here.
Kudremukh an ideal place for trekking, with trails passes through lush green woods mixed with niceties of three interspersed rivers, charming cascades, grassy slopes and exceptional rarely seen orchids. For those who love natural beauty, visit to Kudremukh will be refreshing and breathtaking.