18 Mountain Peaks in Karnataka that you should visit - With photos & details

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18 Mountain Peaks to explore in Karnataka

State in the south western region of India

(ANTARA GANGE) Shree Kaashi Vishwanatha TempleVibhuthipura, Karnataka 563101, India

This temple is located in a beautiful place which is surrounnded bby mountains. The temple has main shivalingam and around five  other lingams on the side of the main matapa.  The devotees believes that the waterbody surrounded by the temple is the sacred Ganga and it has been falling from the head of Shiva.

Baba BudangiriBaba Budangiri, Karnataka 577137

One of the top places for trekking in Karnataka. This is a famous pilgrim site for both Hindus and Muslims and is often flocked by travellers.

Bilikal Rangaswamy BettaBengaluru, Karnataka 562117, India

A hill near Kanakapura town. Atop the hill is a temple dedicated to the Lord Ranganatha Swamy. It is one of the highest hills in the area. It is also called as Bilikal Betta means white rocks. This is a good destination for short one day trekking from Bangalore and is one of the popular tourist places to visit near Bangalore city.

Chandragiri HillChandragiri Hill, Karnataka 573135

Chandragiri is one of the two hills in Shravanabelgola. The towering peaks and the breathtaking views of the whole Kathmandu Valley enchants the tourists. Covered with the lush green blanket of flora, it is a bountiful and pristine landscape.

Devarayanadurga hillDevarayana Durga, Karnataka 572140, India

Devarayanadurga when translated means " fort of the God". the place is located about around 4000 feet above and can be a weekend pilgrimage spot and get away for a quick retreat or picnic.

Kudremukh PeakKudurekuha Jamly, Karnataka, India

The second highest peak in Karnataka. Kuduremukha literally means 'horse-face' (in Kannada) and refers to a particular picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse's face.

Kundadri HillsKundadri Ghat, Kundadri, Karnataka 577424, India

A mountain peak crowning dense forests. There is a Jain Temple at the top of the mountain, and two small ponds formed by the rock on one side of this temple provided water to earlier sages.

Kunti BettaSH 19, Pandavapura, Karnataka 571434, India

Kunti betta is two rocky hills surrounded by paddy fields, sugarcane and coconut trees in the Pandavapura of Mandya district. Historically important place.

Madhugiri BettaKarnataka 572132

Madhugiri is a single hil and the second largest monolith in entire Asia. There lies the fort which is very famous for its architecture.

MullayanagiriMullayanagiri, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 577101, India

Mullayanagiri peak is located in the Baba budhan giri range of western ghats. It serves as the highest peak between Nilgiris and the Himalayas offering its visitors a relaxed environment.

PushpagiriPushpagiri, Karnataka 571236

A mountain peak in Kodagu district surrounded by Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary. Well known for trekking. Pushpagiri is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka.

Savandurga TrekSavandurga Trek Path, Savanadurga State Forest, Karnataka 562201, India

Considered to be among the largest monolith hills in Asia. The hill rises to 1226 m above sea level and consists of peninsular gneiss, granites, basic dikes and laterites

Sharavati Valley Wildlife SanctuaryAralagodu To Kanchikai Temple Road, Halethota, Karnataka 577421, India

Spread over an area of 431.23 km2, it has dense evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. The sanctuary is a refuge of the endangered lion-tailed macaque.

Skandagiri HillsSkandagiri Hills, Karnataka 562103

Historically known as Kalwarbetta.Trekkers paradise, mountain, natural beauty

Sleeping Buddha HillSleeping Buddha Hill, Karnataka 585223

The hill is made up of four small hills that gives the impression of sleeping Buddha when viewed horizontally in southwest direction.

Sri Chamundeshwari Devi TempleChamundeshwari Temple, Chamundi Hill, Mysuru, Karnataka 570010, India

Named after the goddess Chamundi. This temple situated at the top of the Chamundi hill. The main hill itself features an ancient stone stairway of 1008 steps. We can see the entire Mysuru city from this hilltop.

Tadiandamol HillsChelavara, Karnataka 571212, India

This is the highest mountain in Kodagu district and also the third highest peak in Karnataka. Trekkers paradise, offroad, adventure. The peak presents amazing opportunities for trekking lovers. Once at the peak, tourists are offered with breathtaking views of the area around amidst an exceptionally calm and refreshing atmosphere.

Talakaveri TempleTala Kaveri, Karnataka 571247, India

A hill station and a temple located on the slopes of the Brahmagiri hills which was the birthplace of Sacred river Kaveri.