Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Sunday, August 9, 2020

Mullayanagiri

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka, India. Mullayyanagiri is located in the Chandra Dhrona hill ranges of the Western Ghats of Chikkamagaluru taluk. With a height of 1,930 metres (6,330 ft). It is the fourth highest peak between the Nilgiri hills and Himalayas next to Vavulmala, Chembra Peak and Banasura hill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It serves as the highest peak between the Nilgiris and the Himalayas offering its visitors a relaxed environment with temperature ranging between 20 - 25 degrees Celsius. Known for its peaceful ambience and nature's beauty, this peak is adorned with verdant grassland, rugged rocks, and a good trek path is also quite popular among adventure lovers. Mullayanagiri is also known for coffee plantations that are situated nearby.

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s part of Baba Budangiri hills of Chikmagalur taluk and rises up 6,330 feet. It derives its name from a tomb at the summit that is dedicated to Mulappa Swamy, a holy man who is said to have meditated in caves nearby. The same caves are inhabited by bats and can be explored.

 

   

 

 

 

 

Source:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mullayanagiri

https://traveltriangle.com/blog/mullayanagiri-trek/

https://indiahikes.com/documented-trek/mullayanagiri-trek/