Brahmagiri Hill, Kodagu (Coorg)
Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Brahmagiri, is a mountain range in the Western Ghats of south India. It is situated on the border between Kodagu district in Karnataka state in the north and Wayanad district of Kerala state on the south. Brahmagiri Hill, at 1608 m height, is a scenic tourist attraction. The top of Brahmagiri Hill is well forested and has a lot of wildlife.Thirunelli Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, lies on the Kerala side of Brahmagiri. This temple is known as Dakshina Kasi or the Kasi of the South. The temple was constructed in an ancient style and includes 30 granite pillars. According to legend, the temple was constructed by Lord Brahma himself.Pakshipathalam at an altitude of 1740 m is another attraction on the Kerala side. Pakshipathalam has a cave that is said to have been used by rishis in ancient times. On the Karnataka side it is also known by the name of Munikal cave.Iruppu (or Irpu or Lakshmana Tirtha) Falls of the Lakshmana Tirtha River lies on the Karnataka side of Brahmagiri. According to legend, when Rama and Lakshmana were searching for Sita, they became thirsty. Lakshmana shot an arrow into the Brahmagiri from which the river sprang. Rama is said to have dedicated a Shiva Kshethra known as Rajeshwara Temple on the banks of river Lakshmana Tirtha. The Lakshmana Tirtha river eventually flows into the Kaveri River.Take a look at our Kodagu (Coorg) tour planner to schedule your visit to Brahmagiri Hill and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Since I had a hard time researching online about where the trail started, I wanted to provide a little map for you. (see the photo). Our group found it by asking directions in town and people kept poi... read more »
If you are in Wayanad, you must definitely trek this hill. One of the best view points and hiding place for wildlife. As part of our wildlife package with Jungle Retreat Wayand, we had planned a trek ... read more »
nice place,please visit monsoor season only ,Road is very wrost..off road only.. visit all place ..near by wayanad (kerala ) bakka tourist place
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