Baba Budangiri is a one of the beautiful mountain in the Baba Budan range of the Western Ghats, located in the Chikkamagaluru District of Karnataka, India, Baba Budangiri is a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims. It is famous for the Dattatreya Peeta ‑ a Hindu temple and a Muslim dargah both in the same underground cave. The main peaks in this range are the Mullayanagiri and Baba Budangiri. Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in the Baba Budangiri range. With a height of 6317 ft, it is the fourth highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. These peaks naturally form in the shape of a crescent moon and makes an idyllic landscape for the photographers and nature lovers in Chikmagalur. There is a trekking trail between Mullayanagiri and Baba Budangiri. Trekkers can enjoy scenic beauty like plain, lush green, forests and rolling hills. Another prominent attraction of Baba Budangiri is the famous Manikyadhara Falls and the wild Kurinji flower blooms which happens every 12 years at this mountain. Baba Budangiri is located at approx 33km from Chikmagalur, 276km from Bengaluru, 115km from Shivamogga, 217km from Mysore, 184km from Mangalore, 438km from Goa.
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Chikmagalur district also know as "Chikkamagaluru" is a tourists paradise in Karnataka. It is home to few of the top hill stations in india. Chikmagalur attracts lot of tourist around the state due to it's pleasant climate, hill stations, western ghats tropical rainforests and tea and coffee estates. Chikmagalur is a district headquarters which is located on the foothills of the Mullayanagiri hill station.
Baba Budan Giri Hill Ranges of western ghats are the major attractions in Chikmagalur, which includes Mullayanagiri, stands 1930 meters tall and is the tallest peak in Karnataka. Kemmangundi, Kudremukh, Baba Budan Giri also known as Datta Peeta and Devirammana Betta are the other notable must visit peaks in Chikmagalur.
Hebbe Falls, Kallathigiri Falls near Kemmangundi and Manikyadhara Falls near Budan Giri are the famous waterfalls to visit in the district. District also has 2 wildlife sanctuaries Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary and Kudremukh National Park which are tropical wet evergreen type of forest in the Western Ghats.
Chikmagalur also has lot of prime pilgrim places which are visited by large number of tourists, major ones being the Sringeri on the banks of Tunga, Horanadu, Kalasa, Guru Dattatreya Bababudanswamy Darga also know as Datta Peeta Situated on the Baba Budan Giri and Deviramma Betta Temple.