Pushpagiri Mountains or Kumara Parvatha in Coorg

Pushpagiri Mountains or Kumara Parvatha in Coorg

pushpagiri-hills-2-coorg-hill-station-search-coorg-safariPushpagiri Mountains or Kumara Parvatha:

Pushpagiri Mountains or Kumara Parvatha: Pushpagiri or Kumara Parvatha, at 1,712 metres (5,617 ft), is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. It is located in the Somwarpet Taluk, 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Somwarpet in the northern part of Kodagu district on the border between Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu districts. The Pushpagiri or Subramanya Hills is the 2nd highest peak of Kodagu. About 36 kilometres (22 mi) from Somwarpet and 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) from Kumaralli, it is located amid the jungle. Trekking can be done from the base, Bhagati, which is a 10 km, three-hour walk. Otherwise, trekkers can cross Kukke Subramanya, located in Dakshina Kannada district of Pushpagiri Range. The trekking zone can be approached from Pushpagiri or from Kumaraparvat peaks. Eastern entrance can be obtained from Beedehalli via Heggademane temple and Western entrance from Kukke Subramanya via Giri gadde. However, the entrance through Beedehalli is less strenuous. Situated at a height of  1721 mts. 
Elevation: 1,748 m
Prominence: 1,748 m
Coordinates: 12°40′00″N 75°41′00″E
Location: Kumaralli, Somwarpet, Kodagu, Karnataka, India
Parent range: Western Ghats
Easiest route: Hike
Timings: Opening: , Closing:
Distance: From Madikeri 63.4 km

How to Reach:
Duration of Visit: 5- 8 hour (approximately)


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