Mullayanagiri (also spelt as Mullayyanagiri or Mullayangiri) is the highest peak of Karnataka state located in Bababudangiri range of Chikmagalur.
Mullayanagiri is just 12 Km from Chikmagalaur. Mullayanagiri is part of the Baba Budan Giri Hill Ranges. The height of Mullayanagiri is 6330 ft (1,930 meters) and it is regarded as the highest peak between Himalayas and Nilgiris.
There is a small temple dedicated to Lord Shiva on top of the hill. The small hillock in the temple premises is the highest point in Karnataka.
Mullayanagiri is the trekker's paradise. Trekking at this place is a memorable experience. You can enjoy the speed of cold wind that is hitting you. It will be a good experience if you reach this place by 7 AM.
Best time to visit Mullayanagiri: Early winter season
How to get there:
Nearest Airport: Mangalore International Airport
Nearest Railway station: Chikmagalur town does not have a railway station. The nearest railheads are located at Birur, Kadur and Tarikere
Road: Chikmagalur is well connected by road network. This peak can be reached from Chikmagalur. A few buses going towards the Bababudangiri will take you to the foothill of the Mullayanagiri
How to reach Mullayanagiri from Bangalore?
Route 1 (via Hassan): Bangalore - Kunigal - Hassan - Belur - Chikmagalur - Mullayanagiri
Route 2 (via Tumkur): Bangalore - Tumkur - Arasikere - Kadur - Chikmagalur - Mullayanagiri
Reaching Mullayanagiri from Mysore:
Mysore - Hassan - Belur - Chikmagalur - Mullayanagiri
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