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Hidlumane Falls

Adventure / Trekking | Waterfall

Photo Credit: Flickr

Distance (From Murudeshwar): 72 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 4-6 Hours

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto / + Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: 1. This place can be visited from Kollur Temple (15 Kms).
2. It is advised to take a guide to reach this place.

Reference:
http://questsofavagabond.blogspot.com/2008/09/kodachadri-and-hidlumane-falls.html
http://rameshjs.wordpress.com/2008/10/17/part-3-hidlumane-falls-day2/
http://bloggeracharya.blogspot.com/2007/09/hidlumane-waterfall.html
http://manjunathkp.googlepages.com/kodachadri-2
http://heege-summane.blogspot.com/2009/09/trip-to-hidlumane-falls-staysimha-farms.html

At a distance of 72 Kms from Murudeshwar, 88 Kms from Udupi, 33 Kms from Hosanagara, 53 Kms from Sagar, 109 Kms from Shimoga & 15 Kms from Kollur Temple, Hidlumane Falls is located near Bellakka village near Nittur. The falls are situated on Kodachadri trek route.

Hidlumane Falls are a series of 6 cascading falls each falling from a height of 50-70 feet. Part of the route from Kollur Road can be reached by a Jeep (can be hired at Kollur Temple, Hosenagara or Nagara). At least 3 Kms distance needs to be trekked from the road after the Jeep ride to reach the first fall. The total distance to Kollur main road is 8 Kms. The final trek route runs through thick forest and includes rock climbing. The trek from first fall to the 6th fall includes steeper trek that runs through forest, water and rocks.

The top most waterfall is more gorgeous and worth all the effort. The trek time is about 90 mins one way and recommended for experienced trekkers.