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Sakleshpur for your nature holidays

You may call it nature travel, sustainable travel, or responsible tourism, there is something awesome about getting away from the chaos of the city world to nature for a trip.

Whether you love hiking, trekking, wildlife, nature or just enjoying a weekend, there is something about unspoiled nature that soothes your soul by visiting Sakleshpura in Karnataka. 

Best Homestays in Sakleshpura, Estate Stays in Sakleshpur

Sakleshpur is situated in the Western Ghats region of Malnad Karnataka in the southern part of India. The climate condition of this region is temperate and convenient for growing several types of crops and spices.

Including agriculture, Sakleshpur is well known for decades as a marketplace for crops like Coffee, Pepper, Cardamom... for neighboring districts of the Malnad region.

This city is located on the National Highway NH-48 which connects Mangalore and Bangalore. This is one of the popular holiday destinations in Karnataka and is most visited by travelers from different parts of India visiting for adventure and leisure.

As a most picturesque place, Sakleshpur homestays are located in the Western Ghats belt that stretches from Kerala to Gujarat and in the southern range to Bisle Reserve Forest.

The region around Sakleshpur is one of the richest places in terms of flora and fauna and is also listed among the 18 most diverse spots in the world in terms of natural habitats.

This is a perfect place for a weekend getaway from Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore, Hubballi, Shimoga, Udupi, Manipal for people who would love to indulge in nature's splendid beauty.

Sakleshpura Tourism Information

Tourism in this region has been improving every year. There are resorts and homestays mushroomed in this region to help travelers get decent accommodation and a real experience of staying amidst the estates and enjoying the planter's lifestyle.

Bisle reserve forest is a nice place for trekkers. Besides these, travelers commuting by trains can see tunnels, waterfalls, and valleys of the Western Ghats on the way to Sakleshpura in Karnataka.

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Compare the best Coffee Estate Homestays in Sakleshpur

The green pastures of Sakleshpur welcome travelers with open arms throughout the year. The lush green landscapes and the estates in the hilly regions are a real feast for the eyes. Nature lovers coming to Sakleshpur will be thrilled by its picture-perfect beauty.

The homestays in Sakleshpura are a nice option for travelers where they can get a chance to taste the typical cuisines and experience the ethnicity of the place.

These Sakleshpur homestays are located in hilly, estates, plantations, or green meadows and offer top-class facilities.

You can expect quality hospitality provided at the homestays in Sakleshpur along with modern amenities during your stay with us.

Find the best Coffee Estate Resorts in Sakleshpur

The resorts in Sakleshpur are nestled in the most beautiful landscapes of the region. As the number of tourists or holiday planners has increased over the years to Sakleshpur, the number of resorts in this region has also increased.

There are many resorts in Sakleshpura with attractive packages to help tourists enjoy their holiday in the region.

You can book the best resort in Sakleshpur online using your credit/debit card or net banking access though it is remotely located. There is a prior reservation facility available for visitors with special discount vouchers.

Plan your holiday at any of our top 15 homestays & resorts in Sakleshpura and take a confirmation of the room reservation well in advance and have a memorable stay.

We have some of the best villas, cottages, homestays, and farm stays for your holiday in Sakleshpura.

Best Seasons to visit Sakleshpura for a trip:

Travel Seasons
Min/Max Temperature
Weather to Expect
March to June
26-36°C Summer Season
Hot and sunny but Green everywhere.
July to September
20-28°C Monsoon Season
Moderate rainfall with beautiful greenery
September to February
18-32°C Winter Season
Cold and pleasant and green everywhere.

Interesting Facts about Sakleshpur

  • Coffee and Tea Estates are dominant agricultural landscapes of the region along with beautiful paddy fields.
  • Western Ghats belts are the highlight of the region with breathtaking mountains, valleys, and waterfalls.
  • Bisle reserve forest and one of the regions around Sakleshpur is listed as among the 18 most diverse places in terms of Flora and Fauna in the world. 
  • A paradise for trekkers and nature lovers. You will just fall in love with its greenery. 
  • Melenadu or Malnad cuisine is the most popular type of cuisine with several delicacies.

List of curated homestays in Sakleshpur with availability

Saklehspur homestays are spread out in different locations offering top-class hospitality. If you are planning for a memorable holiday you need to select the best stay.

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Holiday Packages to Sakleshpura Stays in Estates

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List of Top Homestays in Sakleshpur

There are a lot of homestays in Sakleshpur more than you can imagine. You must be a prudent traveler who compares free quotes on portals like ours before making a booking.

The list of top homestays in Sakleshpura on this page is not based on the hosts' inputs but actually on the feedback and reviews by our guests who traveled to date.

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Holiday Itinerary to Visit Sakleshpur

Day 1

Start your journey early morning at 6 AM from Bangalore. You can take the 4-way National Highway towards Nelamangala and take the deviation connecting to Hassan highway. You would need at least 4 to 5 hours to reach Sakleshpura.

You can stop for refreshments at Yediyur which is almost halfway to your destination. Reach your homestay, resort, or hotel booked with us after covering Manjarabad Fort on the way. 

Chill out in the coffee estates at the homestay or resort and go for a nice village walk in the evening. Sakleshpur is all about meadows and if you will fall in love with nature here.

Your homestay or resort will provide an evening campfire, chill out with your group and retire for the day after a nice Malnad cuisine dinner. 

Day 2

Your day starts with breakfast in the morning at a homestay or resort. You can start towards a trekking point like Agani or Jenukal hills or if you are planning to visit waterfalls you should visit Mallalli Waterfalls or Mukanamane waterfalls.

There are several places to cover if you are staying at our homestays in and around Hanbal and Atthihally area.

Day 3

If you love to visit railway track trekking then you must head towards starting point, Donigal Railway Station, which ends at Yedakumeri Station. This trekking is popularly called the green route of Sakleshpura. The wooden railway track is almost a 19 km stretch. You must be a seasoned trekker to cover the entire stretch.

We can help you hire guides if you are not fully aware of how to go about trekking.  You can access the highway after 4 Kms once you start your trekking from the starting point.

Day 4

If you are someone who loves water bodies and water activities then you must visit Yagachi Water Adventures. You can also visit Hemavathi Dam for a nice view of the water gushing out of the dam.

The other water body place which is very popular and nice for photography is Shettihalli Church. You will just love to spend a lot of time near the backwater doing photography.

Sakleshpur trekking planner

Planning a trekking trip to Sakleshpur? Excellent choice! Sakleshpur, located in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India, offers beautiful landscapes, dense forests, and numerous trekking trails. Here's a suggested trekking planner for Sakleshpur:

Choose the Trekking Trail:

Bisle Ghat Trek: This trek takes you through the Bisle Ghat, known for its mesmerizing views of the Western Ghats and the Bisle Reserve Forest. It's a moderate-level trek and offers opportunities for wildlife spotting.

Manjarabad Fort Trek: Explore the historical Manjarabad Fort while enjoying a trek. The trail leads you through lush green forests and offers panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys.

Jenukallu Gudda Trek: Embark on a challenging trek to Jenukallu Gudda, also known as the Honeycomb Rock. The trek rewards you with breathtaking views of the Western Ghats and the nearby countryside.

Bisle Ghat Trek: This trek typically takes around 5-6 hours to complete, depending on your pace and the trail you choose.
Manjarabad Fort Trek: The trek to Manjarabad Fort can be completed in 2-3 hours.
Jenukallu Gudda Trek: This is a relatively long and challenging trek, usually taking 8-10 hours to complete.

Trekking Season:
The best time for trekking in Sakleshpur is from September to March when the weather is pleasant. The monsoon season (June to August) offers lush greenery but can make the trails slippery and challenging.

Permits and Guides:
Permits are generally not required for trekking in Sakleshpur. However, it's recommended to check with local authorities or trekking agencies for any specific regulations.

Hiring a local guide is advisable, especially for challenging treks or if you're unfamiliar with the area. They can provide guidance, ensure your safety, and share insights about the region.

Sakleshpur offers various accommodation options, including resorts, homestays, and guesthouses. It's advisable to book in advance, especially during weekends or peak tourist seasons.

Essential Packing List:
Trekking shoes with good grip
Comfortable clothing suitable for trekking
Raincoat/poncho (if trekking during the monsoon season)
Backpack with essentials (water, snacks, first aid kit)
Trekking poles (optional but helpful, especially for longer treks)
Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses
Camera or smartphone for capturing the scenic views

Ensure you carry enough water and stay hydrated during your trek. Follow safety guidelines, respect the environment, and be mindful of wildlife while trekking in Sakleshpur. Enjoy the natural beauty and have a wonderful trekking experience!

How to reach Sakleshpur Homestays in Karnataka?

 The nearest airport is at Mangalore (132 km), Bangalore (224 Km).

 The nearest railway station is at Sakleshpur (1 km).Mangalore (132 Kms).

 Sakleshpur is well connected by roadways from all major cities of Karnataka & neighboring states. Cities like Shimoga (159 km), Mangalore (132 km), Bangalore (224 km)) are linked by roadways with Sakleshpura.

What is the Distance to Sakleshpura from major Cities?

224 km
40 KMS
63 KMS
159 km
132 km
120 km

Travel Tips:

What to wear while visiting Sakleshpur for holiday?

Sakleshpura has been a popular holiday destination for its pleasant climate conditions. It remains cooler during most of the seasons. So we recommend you carry warm clothing, sweaters, and caps. During summer it gets a little humid and an umbrella will be useful for sightseeing. The rains will be heavy and you got to be prepared for it.

How will be the weather like in Sakleshpur?

All seasons will be glorious and that's the reason the region is a hub of agricultural activities. Remains cool and green during most of the seasons. You can expect heavy rains that lash the region. You can sit and watch the rain for a whole day if you love the rainy season.

When to visit Sakleshpur?

You can plan your trip to Sakleshpura during any season. However, the rainy season and winter will be an amazing experiences for nature lovers. You can do a lot of photography in nature. Visit during any season and nature will welcome you with open arms.

Which are the famous sightseeing places in and around Homestays in Sakleshpur?


This place is a complete blend of history, nature, and adventure. Those who would love to see the achievement of Tippu Sultan can visit Manjarabad Fort. This fort was built in the year 1752 by Tippu Sultan and is at an altitude of 3240 ft.

Highlight: Photography, Nature, Trekking.


This Ghat is bordered by Bisle Reserve Forest and is one of the magnificent rainforests in India. It's a must-visit destination for nature lovers. There is a rich habitat of flora and fauna in this region. This is a great place for trekkers and bird watchers.

Highlight: This is an apt place to see the panoramic view of the mountain region in Sakleshpur. 


Belur, also known popularly as Velapuri is a place located in the Hassan District close to Sakleshpur. This is one of the popular tourist destinations in Karnataka. Belur has a prominent historical background and it was the capital of the Hoysala Empire. Halebidu, another tourist destination is just 16 km from Belur.

Highlight: The major attraction in Belur is the Chennakesava temple complex which contains the Chennakesava Temple.


Halebidu, was earlier called Dwarasamudra and the factual meaning of Halebidu is ruined city. Since the city was broken twice by the Bahman Sultanate it was named Halebidu. It was the royal capital of the Hoysala Empire and has a history that dates back to the 12th century.

Highlight: It is one of the best examples of Hoysala's structural design.


Shravanabelagola is one of the major tourist destinations in Karnataka. It has historical and architectural fame and travelers from pan India visit this magnificent spot. This place is also considered one of the major Jain pilgrimage places.

Highlight: There is a 17-meter tall monolith sculpture of Lord Bahubali and it is believed to be the world's largest monolith sculpture. 


Around 1860 Shettihalli was built by French missionaries. The Holy Rosary Church in this place was built using mortar, bricks, jaggery, and eggs. This church is in its ruins and standing tall in the backwaters of hemavathi reservoirs. 

Highlight: Photography, Nature, Trekking.


Jenu in English means Honey and Gudda means Hill. This is the second-highest peak in Karnataka. This place offers a panoramic view of Western Ghats. This place is also called Hadachalli and is a popular tourist spot in Sakleshpur.

Highlight: Nature lovers will find this a very soothing and solacing place in Sakleshpur. 


Trekking on the railway track in Sakleshpur is quite popular among travelers and trekking enthusiasts who come from different parts of India. "Trek on the railway track" is now popularly called as railway trekking in Sakleshpur

Highlight: Photography, Nature, Bird watching, Trekking.



If you are nature-loving planning for a trekking expedition in Sakleshpur then you must visit this beautiful hill. You can stay at one of our homestays or resorts and visit this place for a nice trek. 

Which are popular Water Falls in Sakleshpur?

  1. Mookanamane Falls
  2. Hadlu Falls
  3. Abbe Falls
  4. Manjehalli Falls
  5. Attihalli Falls

Which are the famous trekking spots in Sakleshpura?

  1. Bisle Ghat Trek
  2. Railway Track Trek
  3. Nemmadi Betta
  4. Jenukal Gudda
  5. Agani Gudda
  6. Murkannu Gudda
  7. Ombattu Gudda
  8. Kumara Parvatha

Holiday itinerary to Sakleshpur

Here's a suggested holiday itinerary for Sakleshpur, a picturesque hill station located in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India:

Day 1: Arrival in Sakleshpur
Arrive in Sakleshpur and check into your accommodation.
Spend the day relaxing and getting acquainted with the serene surroundings.
Take a stroll through the coffee plantations and enjoy the fresh aroma of the coffee beans.
Visit Manjarabad Fort, a historical fort known for its unique star-shaped architecture.
Enjoy a peaceful evening and watch the sunset from a scenic viewpoint.

Day 2: Bisle Ghat and Jenukal Gudda Trek
Start your day early and head to Bisle Ghat, a verdant forest region known for its stunning views of the Western Ghats.
Trek to Jenukal Gudda, also known as the "Hodachalli Peak," which offers panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and hills.
Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst nature and take in the breathtaking scenery.
Visit the Bisle Viewpoint to witness the mesmerizing sight of the Pushpagiri and Kumaraparvatha mountain ranges.
Return to your accommodation and relax.

Day 3: Betta Byraveshwara Temple and Sakleshwara Temple
Visit the Betta Byraveshwara Temple, situated on a hilltop and dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys from the temple premises.
Explore the nearby Kaginahare Fort, an ancient fort with historical significance.
In the evening, visit the Sakleshwara Temple, a beautiful ancient temple known for its intricate carvings and architectural brilliance.
Take a leisurely walk around the town and experience the local culture and cuisine.

Day 4: Bisle Reserve Forest and Manjehalli Waterfalls
Embark on a guided tour to the Bisle Reserve Forest, a biodiversity hotspot known for its rich flora and fauna.
Enjoy nature walks and birdwatching in this pristine forested area.
Visit the enchanting Manjehalli Waterfalls and revel in the cascading beauty and serene atmosphere.
Take a dip in the natural pools formed by the waterfall and enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings.
Return to Sakleshpur in the evening and spend the rest of the day at your own pace.

Day 5: Departure from Sakleshpur
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and check out from your accommodation.
If time permits, you can visit the nearby Hemavathi Dam and enjoy boating or fishing.
Bid farewell to the serene town of Sakleshpur and proceed with your onward journey.
Please note that this itinerary is flexible and can be customized based on your preferences, the number of days you have, and the availability of attractions. Make sure to check the weather conditions and plan your trip accordingly. Enjoy your holiday in Sakleshpur!

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