Activities around Aadhavana

Have lots of fun in and around our place

Sakleshpur encompasses enchanting Manjarabad Fort, Sakleshwara temple, Bisle View Point, Agni Gudda Hill, Manjehalli Waterfalls, Pandavar Gudda, Hadlu waterfall, Temple of Halebid and Belur, Jenukal Gudda, Kukke Subramanya Temple and many more.

MANJARABAD FORT

(approximate distance 12 Kms from Aadhavana)

One of the unique forts in the country, Manjarabad Fort was built by Tipu Sultan and showcases the brilliance of Islamic architecture in India. It boasts of its interesting octagonal design with eight walls and attracts a number of visitors.

Another unique feature of this fort is that has the only level in contrast to the general forts which are based on multiple levels. The aerial view of this fort offers a wonderful star-shaped appearance. Built as a frontier to store ammunition, Manjarabad Fort was used as a protection for Tipu Sultan’s army against the British.

KADUMANE ESTATE

(approximate distance 35 Kms from Aadhavana)

The Kadumane Hills Estate located in midst of Western Ghats is surrounded by decidious forests with renowned wildlife habitat where rare animals and birds roam in deep valleys and hilly terrains. Views of lush paddy fields, ranges of hills with a sunrise & sunset set point are delight to see. Relax in the serene surroundings of our estate which will help you to give up any thoughts of our mundane world.

MOOKANA MANE WATER FALL

(approximate distance 30 Kms from Aadhavana)

A beautiful water fall located amid the forest makes it almost a private water fall due to less tourist/ local crowd. As the water falls from about 35 – 40 feet height it gives an immense pleasure to the eyes of the individuals to watch the nature’s glory here.

The Mookanamane falls (Abbi falls) near Hetthur Hongadahalla has turned out a big hit among the nature lovers. The falls, which is usually roaring and in full force between June and December, is already overflowing in the first week of this month.The water falls from one to 12 feet height and spread on 50 feet. It mesmerizes those who flock this natural falls. The Mookanamane falls is located 35 km from Sakleshpur and hardly three km from Attihalli village.

BISLE GHAT

(approximate distance 38 Kms from Aadhavana)

Get ready to be mesmerised by some enchanting views of the Western Ghats from Bisle View Point when you are touring Sakleshpur. It is among the most mesmerising places to visit in Sakleshpur for sightseeing and escape the humdrum affairs of life.

Located near Bisle Ghat, this place offers a breathtaking view of three mountain ranges which are Yenikallu Betta, Doddabetta and Pushpagiri and Kumaraparvatha.

PANDAVARA GUDDA

(approximate distance 47 Kms from Aadhavana)

Gear up for an exciting adventure by adding Pandavar Gudda to your itinerary for Sakleshpur vacation. Pandavar Gudda is popular in Indian mythology as a place which was once the abode of Pandavas during their vanavas in Mahabharata.

This tourist spot also incites historical interest among visitors with the presence of one temple that is about a 1000 year old as estimated by Archaeological Survey of India

MALALLI FALLS

(approximate distance 45 Kms from Aadhavana)

The stunning milky white waterfalls, originates where River Kumaradhara takes a deep plunge of over 1000 metres and then follow a natural route that ends into the Arabian Sea. The heavenly scenery with lush green forests and the clear white waters of River Kumaradhara falling deep from the point of origin of the waterfall is a sight never to be missed. Mallalli Falls is one of the most mystifying waterfalls in Coorg, Karnataka. This mesmerising waterfall is often spoken about along with the Abbey Falls in Kodagu, and their beauty cannot be compared with any other natural water body.

You'll know how beautiful the falls are right from the moment you spot them from the base. As you walk ahead, hear the heavenly sounds of the falls increase in volume and when you trek up to the location, feel the cool water drizzle on your face.

SHETTI HALLI CHURCH

(approximate distance 40 Kms from Aadhavana)

Rosary Church in Hasan is a lesser known destination but a must visit for people interested in exploring the ruins of historic importance. This church is situated at a picturesque location, about 22 kilometers from Shettihalli in Hassan. Located on the banks of Hemavathi river, the church is an excellent location for travel enthusiasts, photographers and tourists.

The uniqueness of the church lies in the unbelievable fact that the entire church structure gets submerged in the river during monsoons.

visit other places

Sakleshpura offers some amazing viewpoints, mountains to trek, waterfalls to take a dip and ancient temples. Here you can witness breathtaking sunsets over the area's jungles, plantations and rivers. Other places include Kukke Subramanya, Dharmasthala, Belur, Halebidu – all within 2 hours of drive.