Shishila Gudda (Ettina Bhuja) In the southern belts of Karnataka, you can find the twin trekking sites of Ettina Bhuja and Amedikal. Although the latter is more sought after by seasoned trekkers, it is Ettina Bhuja that has recently been frequented by a host of amateurs and first-timers. Devaramane Deveramane is a valley of small small hills and its lush green valleys is a paradise for photographers. A river close by to play around with friends and family. Magajahalli Waterfalls Just about 1 km from the village Magajahalli, if you listen carefully as you drive past, you will hear the gurgling sound of a waterfall. If you climb down into the underbush, you will a very nice waterfall cascading for about 20 feet in its glory. Devarunda Prasanna Rameshwara Temple Devarunda is short in Kannada for “Devaru Ida Jaga” (the abode of Gods). Also known as Dakshina Kashi, the temple complex houses the gods Rameshwara, Veerabadreshwara, Byreshwara, Channakeshva, Parvati, Ganapathi, etc and is very revered. Vasanthika Hoysala Temple, Angadi Angadi which means a market place or shop is 18 km south of Mudigere Town. This place has been identified as Sasakapura or Sosevur which was the original home of Hoyasalas who rose to great power in South India. Belur The town is renowned for its Chennakesava temple, one of the finest examples of Hoysala workmanship. Belur was the early capital of the Hoysala Empire Halebidu Halebeedu is located in Hassan District. Halebidu was the regal capital of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century. It is home to one of the best examples of Hoysala architecture in the ornate Hoysaleswara and Kedareswara temples. Manjarabad Fort The fort is reputed to have been constructed by Tippu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore as a strategic defensive location as it commands the approach to the plateau beyond Sakleshpur from the coast. Dharmasthala The village is known for its Dharmasthala Temple which houses the shrine of Shiva, Manjunatha, Ammanavaru, Chandranath and the Dharma Daivas (Guardian Spirits of Dharma) namely Kalarahu, Kalarkayi, Kumaraswamy and Kanyakumari. Kukke Subramanya Temple Kukke Subramanya is a Hindu temple located in the village of Subramanya in the Sullia taluk of Dakshina Kannada District near Mangalore. The temple is one of the pristine pilgrimage locations in India. Here Lord Subrahmanya is worshipped as the lord of all serpents. Horanadu Every visitor to the Annapoorna temple at Hornadu, irrespective of their religion, language, caste, or creed, is provided with a three-course vegetarian meal. Male visitors to the temple have to remove their shirts and banians and preferably cover their shoulders with a towel or a shawl, as a symbol of respect and humility in front of god. Sringeri Place: Sringeri Sharadamba TempleDistance: 100 KmsRegion: Sringeri (Chikmagalur)Type: Historical Temple Sringeri, 104 kms from Mangalore, is a well-known centre of pilgrimage situated on the banks of the river Tunga and at the foot of the Sahya Mountain – a part of the Western Ghats, in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. Mullayanagiri Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka, India. Mullayanagiri in the Chandra Dhrona Hill Ranges of the Western Ghats of Chikmagalur Taluk. With a height of 1,930 metres (6,330 ft), it is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. Baba Budangiri To the north of Chikmagalur town is the Baba-Budan Range or Chandra Drona Parvatha as it was known in olden times, which has one of the highest mountain peaks between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris.
These are some of the activities to do at Mekanagadde Homestay. Since the place is located under Western Ghats region, we find many hills which are ideal for trekking, sightseeing and water stream visits. Hoysala period temples gives a wonderful feeling with the touch of beauty and silence. Guests can roam around Mekanagadde village walking to know the village life.
Places To Visit – There are few tourist places nearby Mekanagadde which are not crowded. We will guide the guests about the surrounding destinations and tourist spots through our pamphlet. The travellers can get to know the Western Ghats mountain ranges and experience some of the most beautiful tourism destinations of South Karnataka. Things to do – Stay at authentic Mekanagadde Homestay, get to know Malnad culture and surrounding village life, visit hill stations for sightseeing and temples nearby, visit Hoysala heritage sites at 30 – 45 Kms. Indulge in adventure activities like trekking, hiking with our guide.
Check some more best places to visit near Mekanagadde Homestay and tourist destinations within 100 Km range. The places range from hills, temples, waterfalls and scenic natures.