Kudremukh National Park

The Karnataka district of Chikmagalur is home to Kudremukh National Park.The name of the kudremukh range comes from the unique shape of its main peak, Deep valleys and sheer cliffs bind the wide hills that loom above the Arabian Sea, to one another.It is the variety of wildlife and variety of birds such as as the leopard, Malabar giant squirrel, sloth bear,gaur,sambar, jackal,mongoose,tiger,wild dog, common langur, porcupine, spotted deer and the birds such as the Malabar trogon, the imperial pigeon and so on and its declared as a one of 34 biological hotspots of the tropical biological diversity, making it unique in the world. Kudremukh National Park offers a plethora of activities one of which is trekking from high rising peaks covered in an abundance of flora and fauna to trails overlooking verdant grasslands.If you are person who love trekking then you must visit the kudremukh national park ,it is a paradise for the trekkers and lost yourself in the lush green forest.After monsoon, when everything is verdant and the rivers, streams and waterfalls such as Hanuman Gundi Falls and Kadambi Waterfalls are at their most spectacular is the ideal time to come.Kudremukh national park is the must visit places in Karnataka.

Best time to visit:

The best time to visit Kudremukh is between October and February.

Opening & closing time:

It’s open every day from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Entry Fee:

For Indians: Rs 200 per person
For foreigners: Rs 1000 per person

How to reach Kudremukh National Park:

By Air : The nearest airport is a Mangalore International Airport which is approximately 95 km away.

By Train :The nearest railway is a Mangalore railway station and it’s well connected to the cities like Bangalore and other major towns.

By Road :Many buses are available from major cities in Karnataka.


1. What should I pack for the National Park of Kudremukh?

Comfortable hiking shoes, warm clothes a first-aid kit and a camera to record the amazing scenery.

2. When is the best time to visit National Park Kudremukh?

The best time is from October to February.

3. Is trekking possible in the Kudremukh National Park?

Indeed Kudremukh has a number of hiking routes.

4. Is permission required to enter Kudremukh National Park?

Yes, permission is required from the Forest Department to access the national park, and you can get it at the front gate.