Hulikal is a beautiful village located in Hosanagar taluk of Shimoga district. The Hulikal village is one of the most scenic and picturesque locations of Western Ghats in Karnataka.
Hulikal is heaven for nature lovers because the place is ultimate package of unlimited natural beauty. The real beauty of Hulikal can be seen only during in rainy season.
The real beauty of Hulikal lies in its small waterfalls which come alive during monsoon. These waterfalls take birth during rainy season and vanish after the monsoon. Most of the waterfalls are beside the highway.
These temporary waterfalls do not have any name and they are very easily accessible. You can stop your vehicles, spend some time and enjoy with these waterfalls.
Hulikal may now claim the title 'states wettest place' because Hulikal has recorded more rain than Agumbe, a neighboring range in the Western Ghats.
Mani Dam is the nearby attraction and it is located at a distance of 5 Km from Hulikal.
Distance from Hulikal
Bangalore: 373 Km
Mysore: 343 Km
Mangalore: 130 Km
Udupi: 77 Km
Siddapura: 24 Km
Tumkur: 302 Km
Shimoga: 97 Km
Chikmagalur: 193 Km
Agumbe: 51 Km
Sringeri: 76 Km
Hosanagara: 32 Km
Thirthahalli: 37 Km
How to get there:
Nearest Airport: Mangalore International Airport at Bajpe
Nearest Railway Station: Shimoga
Road: Hulikal is well connected by road network. State Highway SH-52 passes via Hulikal.
Route map to reach Hulikal: (Driving Directions)
From Bangalore: via Nelamangala - Tumkur - Arasikere - Shimoga - Thirthahalli
From Mysore: via KR Pet - Channarayanapatna - Arasikere - Shimoga - Thirthahalli
From Mangalore: via Udupi - Brahmavar - Haladi - Siddapura
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