Tourism in Kudremukh

Fast Facts

Area 640 sq km
Best time to visit December - February
Languages Kannada, Hindi, and English

Renowned for the Kudremukh National Park, Kudremukh is the largest reserve of a tropical wet evergreen forest in Karnataka. Kudremukh literally means Horse face, so named because of the unique shape of the Kudremukh Peak. It is a perfect destination for trekking, marked by emerald green forests interspersed with rivers, grassy slopes, and rare orchids.


A hill-station 95 km south-west of Chikmagalur town, Kudremukh is situated 1894.3 m above sea level, overlooking the Arabian Sea.

Best Time To Visit

For a Tour to Kudremukh, the best time to visit is between the months of December and February.


Way back in 1916, the British Government declared Kudremukh as a Reserved Forest to stop deforestation. In 1987, the Government of Karnataka declared these Reserved Forests as a National Park.

Tourist Attractions

Make your Tour to Kudremukh memorable by visiting these famous tourist places near Kudremukh –

Places around Kudremukh

Explore the land of Kudremukh, visiting the places around it, while on a Tour to Kudremukh –

Fairs And Festivals

How To Reach

By Air: The nearest airport is at Mangalore (130 km).

By Rail: The closest railway station is located at Mangalore.

By Road: Kudremukh is well-connected by a network of roads to Mangalore, Chikmagalur and Sringeri.

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