Pushpagiri Hills

Pushpagiri Hills

Pushpagiri is located around 36 kms from Somwarpet. Pushpagiri is the second highest peak in Coorg next to Thadiyandamol

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Pushpagiri is around 1.5 km from Kumaralli village amidst the jungles. A 10 km trekking from the base, Bhagati will lead to the Pushpagiri peak. Trekkers can also cross Subramanya, located in Dakshina Kannada of Pushpagiri Range. The trekking zone can be approached from Pushpagiri or from Kumaraparvat peaks.pushpagiri hill range

The Pushpagiri wild life sanctuary is a very attractive range and home to rare and endangered birdlife and is considered as one of the important bird areas of the world. Indian Wild Dog, Civet, Indian Giant Squirrel, Spotted Deer, Sambar, Gaur, Asian Elephant, Boars, Giant Flying Squirrel, Stripe-necked mongoose and mouse deer are some of the animal species found here and the sanctuary has been proposed as a World Heritage Site.

One Response to Pushpagiri Hills

  1. Levele says:

    Pushpagiri peak, i Know this is one of the awesome place and tallest in Karnataka state, actually what i planned to visit this place in next few months. Wild Animals flora and fauna, great landscape, waterfalls are the main attractions around this peak. Thanks for this information with good Photos. may be this is one of the trekkers most liked one.

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