The Kodachadri hill is a Natural Heritage Site, which is part of the Western Ghats and forms a lovely backdrop to the famous Kollur Mookambika Temple.
Kumara Parvatha Trek
Standing tall at 826 meters, Kundadri hills is a hidden gem that remains untouched by the crowds. Nestled near Agumbe, amid the western ghats of Shimoga, Kundadri hills offer natural beauty and charming views like no other place. The beauty of this region will never fail to surprise you. The hills are known for two prominent reasons. First, the presence of a 17th-century Jain temple, dedicated to the 23rd Tirthankara “Parshwanath,” this temple is visited by devotees from across the country.
Scuba Diving in Netrani
Netrani is one of the Islands off Murudeshwara popular as Scuba diving destinations in Karnataka. The Netrani Islands also known as Pigeon Island is off the Murudeshwara coast. This is an enchanting island with a wild growth of trees and curved rocky formations that shelters numerous pigeons.
Surfing in Karnataka
When it comes to adventure or water sports, the first name that comes to everyone’s mind is Karnataka. Karnataka’s rich heritage and culture are supported by adventure and wildlife in the state to boost tourism and offer something for everyone. Mulki, a small coastal town located at Mangalore in Dakshina Kannada district is heaven on earth for adventure water sports, especially surfing, kayaking and wakeboarding.
The gigantic crystalline-like rock formations of Yana stand proud and tall among the evergreen forests of the Western Ghats in Uttara Kannada District. Yana is an ideal destination for pilgrims, trekkers, and nature-lovers alike. A 16km trek through the cool and breezy hills brings you to the foot of the mountain where the rock formations begin. At the top, a stunning sight awaits you: the awesome Bhairaveshwara and Jaganmohini shikharas (or peaks).
Badami Rock Climbing
Rock Climbing is a must try adventure activity while visiting Badami. Badami offers several climbing routes hidden in between various cliffs and can be attempted by both amateurs and experts.
Ballari is situated on the eastern side of Karnataka and is surrounded by Raichur and Koppal on the north, Haveri and Gadag on the west, Chitradurga and Davanagere on the south, and Anantapur and Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh) on the east. Ballari has been a meeting place for people from Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh hence offering a tradition and culture mix of both the states.
Sada Falls Trek
Sada waterfall is a mystic, offbeat waterfall deep in the forests of Western Ghats, on Karnataka-Goa border. A guided trek to Sada Falls is a highly recommended activity in Belagavi district.
Big Rock Dirt Park
Big Rock Dirt Park is an adventure motorcycle riding centre, operated by CS Santosh, famed motorcycle racer from Karnataka. Visitors can try their hands riding imported dirt bikes on challenging tracks and experience how motorcycle racing is different from everyday riding.
Gudibande is an offbeat destination on the outskirts of Bengaluru, known for a rocky fort, amazing views and history. Gudibande is a 17th century fort built by local ruler Byre Gowda.
Microflight Flying in Bengaluru
Microlight aeroplanes are small two seater planes meant for a pilot and trainee/passenger. ZenAir and Xair are the two popular microlight models used by aviation companies in Bengaluru.
Ramanagara Rock Climbing
Ramanagara district is known for its giant rocks. Ramadevara betta in Ramanagara attracts adventure seekers and rock climbers. Rock climbing and rappelling activities give a sense of adventure and test one’s endurance and fitness levels.
Ramdevara Betta is situated 50 kilometres away from Bangalore in the district of Ramanagara. The famous blockbuster Sholay was shot on this picturesque Hill. Since the 1970s this location has become extremely popular among tourists. Ramadevara Betta Hill is the only Vulture Sanctuary in India and one of the best regions for trekking.
The highest peak in the Coorg region and the second highest in Karnataka, Tadiyendamol is a trekker’s paradise. Located at an elevation of 1,748 m, the gentle slopes and grassy terrain lure you with their scenic charm and serene ambience.