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Kemmannugundi Hill Resort – Jungle Lodges

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    Kemmannugundi Tarikere- tq Chikkamagaluru district - 577129
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    Kemmannugundi Hill Resort Chikmagalur – Jungle Lodges

    The word literally means red soil pit if the words Kempu, Mannu and Gundi are split. It is called so because of the red soil bed that is brilliant for growing certain crops, coffee plants and more.

    It used to serve as the summer resort of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV earlier, who later on donated the gorgeous property to the Karnataka Government, Department of Horticulture.

    Yes, it is also popularly called the Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station. Now, recently as per government orders, Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd., has taken over the operation and management of the guest houses and restaurant at Kemmanagundi from 1st March 2021.


    Kemmannugundi is a beautiful hill station in Tarikere taluk of Chikkamagaluru district in the state of Karnataka, India. The station is ringed by the Baba Budan Giri Range with cascades, mountain streams and lush vegetation, Kemmangundi’s has ornamental gardens and mountains and Valleys views.

    Kemmanagundi is a beautiful hill station in Karnataka. Also referred to as the Ooty of Karnataka, it is enveloped by lush green vegetation, beautiful dreams, gorgeous gardens and green crests and troughs of valleys and mountains. It lies on the fringes of the Baba Budan Giri Range.

    To be exact, it is situated in the lap of Chikmagalur, Karnataka. The range is at an elevation of 1,434 meters above sea level offering serene pastures and beautiful green avenues. Breathtaking views, picturesque landscapes and panoramic luster radiates the beauty of the sap green stretch.

    It is also called the Queen of Hills owing to its serene atmosphere and tranquil vibe. The weather out here is relatively cool and rather pleasant all year round. Owing to its location, the maximum temperature during the so-called hotter summer months goes up to 28 degrees Celsius. Way back, the hill was believed to produce medicinal plants and was called Chandra Drona Parvatha.

    It was then called the Ooty of Karnataka, owing to the similarities between the terrain, the dense vegetation and soothing hill-station vibe with similar weather conditions.


    The beauty of the trek lies in the scenic views it offers. The best part is that the trek can be accessed at different points. Waterfalls, dams and lovely flora adorn the entire stretch of the trek. It could be started at different points; however, one of the best ways of trading the route would be to start from proper Kemmannugundi itself.

    Depending on the time in hand and size of the group, you could detour to various waterfalls or simply go uphill to watch the sunrise or sunset from a vantage point.

    Z point is the most famous spot there, as is the entry through Mullyanagiri range, Jeep trips, Safari tours, walking trips and waterfall picnics are some of the key highlights of spending a few days in and around the rage.

    Rose Garden is a bed of full-bloomed roses that are cultivated as well as maintained by the Horticulture Department of Karnataka. Different Varieties of roses can be spotted by nature lovers here.

    Hebbe Falls is situated at 13°32′29″N 75°43′30″E about 10 km away from the famous hill station Kemmangundi in Karnataka, India. This waterfalls is inside a coffee estate and can be reached either by walk or four-wheeler.


    Dhoopadagiri: Accomodation Type: Room(3)

    Thungabhadra: Accomodation Type: Room(4)

    Kallathi Cottage: Accomodation Type: Shared Accommodation (1)

    Narayana Kuteera: Accomodation Type: Shared Accommodation (2)

    Cottage: Accomodation Type: Shared Accommodation (4)

    Package Includes: Only Stay

    Food, Activities & GST 18% excluded.

    • Tariffs are per person per night on twin-sharing basis
    • Transfers to & from our resorts are not included in the tariff.
    • Single occupancy charges are applicable.
    • Tariff for children (accompanying parents) between 5 and 12 years is 50% discount on the tariff.
    • Tariff May be changed without prior notice.

    Policies of Kemmannugundi Hill Resort – Jungle Lodges

    All request for cancellation of confirmed booking have to be received through email. 100% booking amount to be paid for confirmation 10% of the tariff, if cancelled two or more than two weeks before check in date/time. 50% of the tariff, if cancelled between 48hours to two weeks before check in date/time. No refund if cancelled less than 48hours before check in date/time.
    One postponement / Preponement is free if requested two or more than two weeks before check in date/time (Once postponed /preponed there is no further change or cancellation). 10% of the tariff, if requested between 48hours to two weeks before check in date/time. 50% of the tariff, if requested within 24hours to 48 hours before check in date/time. No modification, if requested within 24 hours to check in.

    Amenities of Kemmannugundi Hill Resort – Jungle Lodges

    Amenities Hot water facilities In-house restaurant Free parking Housekeeping 24/7 electricity Charging points

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    Things to Do

    Things to do - Enjoy a frothy cup of coffee as you listen to the quiet sounds of the forest. - Go for a nature walk and identify the different types of wild flora. - Take a jeep ride to Hebbe Falls and watch the glistening droplets fall from a great height. - Trek to Z Point and have a picnic at this green, watery paradise. - Love roses? Make your way to the famous Rose Garden and delight yourself with the vista of the roses in full bloom. - Take a solo ramble through the woods and discover the secrets of this hill station by yourself. - Sight the feathered wildlife of the skies as you go on a Bird Watching Session. - Go on a waterfalls trek and uncover the hill streams and waterfalls of the region.


    Kemmannugundi is a hill station in Chikmagalur district in the state of Karnataka, India. Kemmannugundi (or Kemmannagundi) derives its name from three Kannada words – Kempu (red), mannu (soil) and gundi (pit) and means a place with red soil. It is 1434m above sea level. This was the summer retreat of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV and