Kemmanagundi Hill Station

Kemmanagundi Hill Station is in Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka state, India. Kemmanagundi Hill Station at 1434 meters above sea level is one of the best hill stations in Karnataka state.

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A misty day at Kemmangundi Hill Station

There are many Mountain streams and waterfalls in the hills of Kemmannugundi. Hebbe Falls and Kalhattagiri Falls (also known as Kallathi Falls or Kalahasthi Falls) are located in the hill station at Kemmangundi. Raj Bhavan offers sunset view at its best here. Kemmangundi Hills are a trekker’s paradise. Bhadra Tiger Reserve, a Project Tiger Reserve for saving Bengali Tigers is part of this hill station. Rose garden is a beautiful garden maintained by the Karnataka state Horticultural Department.

Kemmangundi Hill Station is also known as ‘Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station’ as a mark of the respect to the erstwhile ruler, Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, who donated his summer retreat to the government of Karnataka.

Chikmagalur Hill Station is around 40 kilometers from this hill station at Kemmanagundi.

How do I go to Kemmanagundi Hill Station?

Kemmangundi Hill Station is at a distance of around 40 Kilometers from the district headquarters, Chikkamagaluru city.

Bangalore is at around 244 kilometers and Mangalore at around 184 kilometers from the hill station town of Kemmannugundi.

Birur Junction with station code RRB and Kadur Junction with station code DRU are the nearest railway stations at around 33 kilometers from Kemmanagundi hill station. “Kemmangundi Road” is at around 30 kilometers from Kadur and 20 kilometers from Birur .

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