Hebbe Falls ,Karnataka ,India


Address -: Hebbe Falls ,Kesavinamane ,Chikkamagaluru District, Karnataka ,India

At a distance of 6 km from Kemmanagundi, 36 km from Tarikere and 66 km from Chikmagalur, Hebbe Falls is a wonderful waterfall located in Chikmagalur District of Karnataka. The waterfall is situated inside Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary which is a tiger reserve. It is one of the top Kemmanagundi tourist places and among the best places to visit near Chikmagalur. Hebbe Falls gushes down from a height of 551 ft in two stages to form Dodda Hebbe (Big Falls) and Chikka Hebbe (Small Falls.)
By road you have to reach Birur. Birur is a small town located in Kadur taluk, plently of connectivity by buses plying between Bangalore-Chickmagalore or Bangalore-Shimoga buses. If you are driving yourself, the town is located on beautiful National Highway 206 (a.k.a State Highway 68; SH 68 or BH Road; Bangalore-Honnavar Road). From Birur, you have to switch to a local mode of transportation such as a local taxi or private buses.
By train you have to get off from train Again in Birur, Birur is a junction located on the southern railway route between Bangalore-Shimoga, Bangalore-Davanagere. From Birur, you have to switch to a local mode of transportation such as a local taxi or private buses.
Nearest airports are at Bangalore and Mangalore, and it is a 5 hour journey by road.
These waterfalls are situated inside a coffee estate and can be reached either by walk or four-wheeler. There is a motorable road for first 4 km and remaining 2 km has to be trekked through dense forest (the hike is little steep). Jeeps are available from Kemmangundi to Hebbe falls that charge around Rs.3200/- per Jeep including return (6 to 8 people) .

Best time to visit -: Oct. -Jan.


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