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  • Internet Availability:Good
  • STD Code:08173
  • Languages Spoken:Tamil, Hindi and English
  • Major Festivals:Sakaleshwara Swami's Ratha Yatra
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Sakleshpur Overview

  • Ideal Trip Duration: 2 Night 3 Days
  • Nearest City Sakleshpur: Chikkamagalur
  • Best Time to Visit Sakleshpur: October to March
  • Peak Season: October to March
  • Weather Info: Mostly chill and little warm during summer
  • State: karnataka

Sakleshpur City

Sakleshpur, the hill station situated in the Western Ghats mountain range, is a renowned place as a tourist place. This city belongs to the Karnataka state of India. This famous hill station is located within 222 kilometers from Bangalore. It is encompassed by slopes covered with coffee, tea, and spice plantations. Trails lead to biodiverse Bisle Reserve Forest, which is the home to cobras, birds, and deer and makes this place one of the best Sakleshpur places to see. To the northeast, JenukalluGudda peak provides vistas extending as far as the Arabian Sea.

As this hill station offers a refreshing gateway, it has been a popular place among the tourists. Sakleshpur city is situated at the height of 949 meters and it is situated on the highway of Bangalore to Mysore. Sakleshpur is a part of Hassan district, and it is a significant producer of India’s cardamom and coffee output. 


Sakleshpur city was under the dynasty of Mysore Kings. Before the Mysore Kings, it had seen the reign of the Hoysalas as well as the Chalukyas. According to many people, a broken Shiva Linga was found in this place when the Mysore Kings arrived in this place. Then this place was named Sakleshpur by the Mysore Kings. That is why the Sakleshwar Temple is popular among tourists in Sakleshpur places to visit. Though, some locals claim that it has rich biodiversity and one of the popular activities for tourists is trekking. 

There are many places to visit in Sakleshpur, and the Bisle reserve forest is one of them. The Bisle reserve forest trek, as well as the Kumara Parvatha trek, can be fecund for tourists who give a glimpse into the variant ecology of the area. If you are not a trekker, still the picturesque town will provide a soothing feeling to your eyes. Sri Sakleshwara Temple, Manjarabad Fort, Sakleshpur Lake Park are also included in Sakleshpur tourist places.

Sakleshpur temperature

On general, the temperatures are always high in Sakleshpur. In the month of May to October, a huge amount of rain falls in this city. In the month of January to March and December, the weather is dry in Sakleshpur. Generally, the warmest month is May, here in Sakleshpur. 

Best time to visit Sakleshpur

HenceSakleshpur is a hill station, the climate is always very pleasant here, and the temperature remains around 22-23 degree Celsius throughout the year. Still, the best time to visit this hill station in Karnataka is preferable during the dry months of March and October.  

As Sakleshpur has been blessed by the blessings of mother nature in bounts, it is additional pleasure to drive through the meandering roads. On the way to Sakleshpur, you can enjoy the best picturesque scenery in Karnataka that will surely please your heart. 

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