It is the highest peak in Karnataka, India. Mullayanagiri is located at 13°23’26?N 75°43’18?E in the Baba Budan Giri Range of the Western Ghats. With a height of 1,930 metres (6,330 ft), it is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris after chembra peak (2100 m), banaura peak(2073m), and vellari mala(2339m) of wayanad district of kerala.
It is a mountain in the Dattagiri Hill Range / Baba Budan Giri Range of the Western Ghats of India. Located in the Chikkamagaluru District of Karnataka, Dattagiri/ Baba Budangiri is known for its shrine which is a place of pilgrimage for both Hindus and Muslims.
Peaks in the Dattagiri / Baba Budan Giri Range are the Mullayanagiri and Dattagiri/Baba Budangiri (height 1895 m). Collectively, these peaks are known as ‘Chandradrona Parvatha Shreni’ (Chandradrona Mountain Range) as they naturally form the shape of a crescent moon.