Bisle Ghat is the best picturesque destination of Karnataka and is rewarded as ‘heaven on the earth’. Bisle Ghat is stretch of beautiful adventurous spot between Kukke Subrahmanya and Sakleshpura. Bisle is part of Western Ghats and situated in the border of Hassan district and Dakshina Kannada district.
Bisle Ghat is a perfect destination for the trekkers. Not only because of its breathtaking view but also it is one of the toughest trekking routes in Karnataka.
Bisle view point near Bisle Ghat (5 Km from Bisle village) offers you the magnificent view of the three mountain ranges – Yenikallu Betta (Hassan district), Doddabetta and Pushpagiri (Kodagu district) and Kumaraparvatha (Dakshina Kannada district). A lot of mountains and forest can be viewed from here.
Travelling via Bisle Ghat gives you a thrilling experience. The stretch passes through the reserve forest. You can see and enjoy many waterfalls (especially during rainy season) you can also enjoy by seeing peacocks, monkeys, deer’s and snakes.
Best Time to Visit: Any time is the fine to enjoy the beauty of Bisle Ghat but September to December is the perfect time.
Places to see in and around Bisle Ghat:
Kumara Parvatha: Kumara Parvatha is one of the trekking paradises of Karnataka. It is located near Kukke Subrahmanya Temple.
Kukke Subrahmanya Temple: Kukke Subrahmanya is one of the major temples of Karnataka state. Lord Subrahmanya is worshipped in the form of Serpant. The temple attracts many people from Karnataka and other parts of the country.
Distance from Bisle Ghat:
Kukke Subrahmanya: 18 Km
Sullia: 59 Km
Bangalore: 252 Km
Mysore: 168 Km
Mangalore: 119 Km
Madikeri: 93 Km
Somwarpet: 56 Km
Holenarasipur: 82 Km
Shanivarasanthe: 37 Km
Chikmagalur: 117 Km
Shimoga: 213 Km
Dharmasthala: 69 Km
Hassan: 89 Km
Sakleshpur: 55 Km
How to get there:
Nearest Airport: Mangalore International Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Subrahmanya Road
Road: Bisle Ghat is well connected by road network. Since the stretch passes through the reserve forest, we recommend using good condition vehicles. If something goes wrong (vehicle breakdown), you have only two options – use your knowledge to repair the vehicle or wait till someone comes this way. There is no even a single shop or house on the route, even no mobile phone network.
Route map to reach Bisle Ghat: (Driving Directions)
From Bangalore: via Channarayapatna – Holenarsipura – Arakalagud – Shanivarasanthe
From Mysore: via Holenarsipura – Arakalagud – Shanivarasanthe
From Mangalore: via BC Road – Uppinangady – Kadaba