Sakleshpur is a hill station of Hassan district of Karnataka. The place is well known as ‘poor man’s Ooty’. This hill station is listed as one of the 18 most diverse spots that harbour rich flora and fauna in the world. The main specialities of this small town are lush green coffee plantations, enchanting mountains, streams, pleasant, chilling weather conditions and the picturesque natural beauty. There are many tourist attractions in and around Sakleshpur.
The main tourist spots in Sakleshpur are:
Manjarabad Fort: The Fort was constructed by Tippu Sultan as a strategic defensive location. From the fort, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the Western Ghats. A tunnel from here leads to Srirangapatnam. This fort is built in Islamic style of architecture and also has arched entrance-ways.
Bisle Ghat: This place is known for Bisle Reserve Forest. The rainforest here is home to tigers, king cobras, deer and various bird species. Bisle Gudda or Sunny Mountain is the main picnic spot of Bisle Ghat. From here tourists can very well enjoy the beautiful mountain ranges like Kumara Parvatha, Pushpa Giri, Dodda Betta and Patta Betta and also the majestic Western Ghats.
The other main tourist attractions here are the Kukke Subrahmanya Temple believed to be the residence of Lord Subramanya, and Moodabidri, an ancient centre for learning Jainism.
The main adventurous activity that tourists can have here is trekking. The nearest railway station to Sakleshpur is Sakleshpur railway station and the nearest airport is in Mangalore. There are numerous cheap as well as luxury accommodation facilities available in Sakleshpur ensuring a safe stay for the tourists.
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