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by Samuel Sawian


Also spelled Kuduremukha is a mountain range and the name of a peak located in Chikkamagaluru district, in Karnataka, India. The overall trek is about 25kms and is covered in a day, as you are not allowed to camp on the peak.

The name Kuduremukha literally means ‘horse-face’ (in the Kannada language) and refers to a particular picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse’s face. It was also referred to as ‘Samseparvata’, historically since it was approached from Samse village. Kuduremukh is Karnataka’s 3rd highest peak after Mullayangiri and Baba Budangiri.

Getting There

The distance between Bangalore and Kudremukh is 331.1 km and it can be covered in 6 to 8 hours depending on the route taken and the flow of traffic. There are 3 routes that one can choose from to reach Kudremukh from Bangalore.

The shortest route includes driving through NH 48. You have to take Rajbhavan Road and Chowdaiah Road/Sankeys Road to CV Raman Road in Kodandarampura. Then drive from NH 48 to Doddamandiganahalli. Follow Belur Road to NH234. Follow NH234 to SH 66 in Attigere. Take SH 106 and SH 66 to your destination in Kuduremukh. An alternate route goes via NH 4. The longest route includes driving through NH4 and SH 65.

The Landscapes of Kudremukh



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