Highest peaks of Karnataka!

1. Baba Budangiri Peak , 1895m
Baba Budangiri Peak , 1895m
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Baba Budangiri is a mountain in the Baba Budan range of the Western Ghats of India. Located in the Chikmagaluru taluk, Chikmagaluru District of Karnataka, Baba Budangiri is known for its shrine to the Sufi saint Baba Budan, a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims.

Sangh parivar organizations started "Datta Jayanti" celebrations in the late 2000s as part of their fight to claim "Sri Guru Dattatreya Bababudan Swami Dattapit". People go to have a darshan of the dargah. The main peaks in this range are the Mullayanagiri and 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.

Mullayanagiri (also spelt Mullayangiri or Mullainagiri) is the highest peak in the Baba Budangiri range. With a height of 1930 m (6317 ft), it is the fourth highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. There is a famous trekking trail between Mullayanagiri and Baba Budangiri.

2. Mullayanagiri Peak, 1930m
Mullayanagiri Peak, 1930m
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Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka, India. Mullayyanagiri is located at 13°23′26″N 75°43′18″E in the Chandra Dhrona Hill Ranges of the Western Ghats of Chikkamagaluru Taluk.

With a height of 1,930 metres (6,330 ft), it is the fourth highest peak of the Nilgiri hills, after Vavulmala, Chembra Peak and Banasura Hill. The summit of Mullayanagiri houses a police radio relay station. Seethalayyanagiri is a prominent peak is adjacent to this place.

3. Kudremukh Peak, 1894m
Kudremukh Peak, 1894m
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Kudremukh(ಕುದುರೆ ಮುಖ) is a mountain range and name of a peak located in Chikkamagaluru district, in Karnataka, India. It is also the name of a small hill station cum mining town situated near the mountain, about 20 kilometres from Kalasa. The name Kuduremukha literally means 'horse-face' (Kannada) and refers to a particular picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse's face.

It was also referred to as 'Samseparvata', historically since it was approached from Samse village. Kuduremukha is Karnataka's 2nd highest peak after Mullayanagiri. The nearest International Airport is at Mangalore which is at distance of 99 kilometres.

4. Biligiriranga Hills, 1800m
Biligiriranga Hills, 1800m
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The Biligirirangana Hills, commonly called BR Hills, is a hill range situated in south-eastern Karnataka, at its border with Tamil Nadu (Erode District) in South India. The area is called Biligiriranganatha Swamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary or simply BRT Wildlife Sanctuary. It is a protected reserve under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.

Being at the starting point of the Eastern Ghats and very close to Western Ghats, the sanctuary is home to eco-systems that are unique to both the mountain ranges. The site was declared a tiger reserve in January 2011 by the Karnataka government, a few months after approval from India's National Tiger Conservation Authority.

5. Tadiandamol Peak, 1748m
Tadiandamol Peak, 1748m
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Tadiandamol or Thadiyandamol is the highest mountain of (Madikeri taluk) Kodagu district, Karnataka, India. It is the third highest peak in Karnataka(after Mullayyanagiri & Kudremukha). It is located Western Ghats range, and reaches an elevation of 1,748 m.

The mountain has patches of shola forests in the valleys. The Nalaknad (also known as Nalnad - meaning 4 villages) palace at the foothills is an important historical landmark. This was one of the landmarks mapped during the Great Trigonometric Survey. It is a place of interest for trekkers and naturalists. The climb to the top and back can be completed as a day hike; camping is banned since December 2016.

6. Kumara Parvata / Pushpagiri Peak, 1712m
Kumara Parvata / Pushpagiri Peak, 1712m
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Pushpagiri (Kumara Parvatha), at 1,712 metres (5,617 ft), is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. It is located in the Somwarpet Taluk, 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Somwarpet in the northern part of Kodagu district on the border between Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu district and hassan districts.

The Sanskrit name of the mountain is Puṣpagiri while its Prakrit form is Puphagiri, which is mentioned in the Nagarjunakond Second Apsidal Temple inscription, although this may refer to a different mountain to the north of Cuddapah, in Andhra Pradesh.

7. Merthi Gudda, 1676m
Merthi Gudda, 1676m
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8. Kotebetta Peak, 1620 m
Kotebetta Peak, 1620 m
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9. Brahmagiri Hills, 1608m
Brahmagiri Hills, 1608m
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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 much wildlife.

10. Chomakund Hill, 1580m
Chomakund Hill, 1580m
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11. Nishani Motte, 1480m
Nishani Motte, 1480m
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12. Nandi Hills, 1478m
Nandi Hills, 1478m
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13. Gopalaswamy Hills, 1450m
Gopalaswamy Hills, 1450m
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Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta, is a hill (betta in Kannada) located in the Gundlupete Taluk, Chamarajanagar district of the state of Karnataka, India at a height of 1450m and is extensively wooded. It is also the highest peak in the Bandipur National Park. It lies in the core area of the Bandipur National Park and is frequented by wild life including elephants.

Dense fog predominates and covers the hills round the year and thus gets the prefix Himavad(in the language of Kannada) and the temple of Venugopalaswamy (Lord Krishna) gives the full name of Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta.Its geographic coordinates are: Latitude 12.97°Ne and longitude 77.56°E.

14. Skandagiri,1430 m
Skandagiri,1430 m
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Skandagiri, also known as Kalavara Durga, is a mountain fortress located approximately 62 km from Bangalore city, and 3 km from Chikballapur in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is off Bellary Road (National Highway 7 Hyderabad-Bangalore Highway), and overlooks Nandi Hills and Muddenahalli. The peak is at an altitude of about 1450 meters. It is accessed from Kalavara village, which has population of 1093 according to 2011 census.

15. Kodachadri Peak, 1343 m
Kodachadri Peak, 1343 m
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Kodachadri (Kannada: ಕೂಡಚಾದ್ರಿ) is a mountain peak with dense forests (elevation - 1,343 metres above sea level) in the Western Ghats in South India (Shivamogga District, Karnataka), 78km from Shimoga. It is declared as natural heritage site by the Karnataka Government. and it is 13th highest peak of Karnataka.

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