Thursday, May 20, 2010


Kodachadri:Kodachadri is a mountain peak of the Western Ghats. It is known for its picturesque landscapes and vast forest.Located at an altitude of 1343 meters above sea level, the hill descends steeply into deep forest. The biodiversity of Kodachadri, rather the Western Ghats, is very diverse. Western Ghats is identified to be one of the top 10 hottest biodiversity spots in the world. It has over 5000 species of flowering plants, 139 mammal species, 508 bird species and 179 amphibian species. At least 325 globally threatened species occur in the Western Ghats. Known for its picture perfect dawn and dusk.As it is a perfect room for Photographers to capture the vast backdrops of mist covered mountains. Home to sandalwood trees, King Cobras, Black capped kingfisher, it�s also a migration spot for birds like many private jeeps and guides are available from Kollur and Nittur, who will guide the tourist. Generally in evening trekking starts and night stay in tents atop of mountain. Morning tourist can see beautiful sunrise.Many Home stays are available at affordable prices. Many local travels have special package to show all the other nearby places.

Kollur Mookambika Temple:Devotees from all over India visit this temple. Kollur is believed to be one of the seven pilgrim centres created by Parashurama.

Best time to visit:
September to February

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