Though there are scores of small streams and falls, the Mookanamane falls (Abbi falls) has turned out a big hit among the nature lovers. Mookanamane Waterfalls is a short but broad and pretty falls in Sakleshpur. The falls are usually roaring and in full force between June and December. The Mookanamane waterfall is located around 3 km from Attihalli village.
This spot is one of the favourites amongst nature lovers. One can enjoy the sound of gushing waters hitting against the rocks and be mesmerized by this nature's gift throughout the day. Visitors can take pictures and even walk up to the waters just to relax.
(Distance: 13 km Time to travel: 29 min)
The ruins of a fort built by Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore, Kaginahare stands atop a hill that overlooks rolling mountains
The ruins of a fort built by Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore, Kaginahare stands atop a hill that overlooks rolling mountains carpeted with lemongrass and interspersed with palm trees and scattered rocks. The view is to live for.
Bisle View Point
(Distance: 12 km Time to travel: 30 min)
At a distance of 12 km from Sakleshpur and 55 km from Sakleshpur, Bisle Ghat is situated between Kukke Subrahmanya and Sakleshpura in Karnataka. It is one of the top adventurous spots in Karnataka and among the popular Sakleshpur Tourist Places.
Bisle is part of Western Ghats and situated in the border of Hassan district and Dakshina Kannada district. Bisle Viewpoint, about 5 Km from Bisle village, is popular as a viewpoint to get the beautiful and astonishing views of three mountain ranges including Kumara Parvatha, Pushpagiri, and Dodda Betta. The highlight of this point is that the view has a valley, with Giri River separating the beauty point and these mountain ranges. The forest department has erected a shelter here to sit and enjoy the view.
Yedakumari Railway Trek
Distance: 15 km Time to travel: 30 min
Sakleshpur railway trek is one of most famous treks in Karnataka among seasoned trekkers. Situated in the Sakleshpur district of Karnataka, this railway trek also known as Green route trek starts from Donigal railway station and ends at Yedakumeri railway station.
This trek has its own unique experience. Walking on a track high up from the ground gives a breathtaking view.
(Distance: 28 km Time to travel: 58 min)
At a distance of 28 km from Sakleshpur, Mallali Falls is a magnificent waterfall situated in the foothills of Pushpagiri Mountains in Coorg district of Karnataka. It is one of the most scenic waterfalls in Karnataka and also one of the popular Coorg tourist places.
Formed by Kumaradhara River, Mallali Falls drops down from a height of 200 feet and is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Coorg. The Kumaradhara River later flows through Kukke Subrahmanya and merges with the Netravati River at Uppinangadi, which then empties into the Arabian Sea at Mangalore. The surroundings of the waterfall provide a spectacular view of green forest, valleys and mountain ranges.
(Distance: 30 km Time to travel: 30 min)
Tipu Sultan built the fort in 1792 at a time when he was establishing his sovereignty over Mysore, fighting against the British East India Company
The fort, as built and existing, is an eight-pointed star. The external walls of the fort have been built with granite stones and lime mortar while the interior buildings, which accommodate army barracks, armoury, stores and others, have been built with fired bricks.