Published December 24th, 2012

Kemmanagundi, the name is derived from three Kannada words, Kempu - red, Mannu - soil and Gundi - place, together meaning a place with red soil. The eye catching scenery on all four sides as you drive this stretch is breath taking.This range is often compared to Switzerland in Europe and is referred to as the paradise of Karnataka.Situated at a height of 1434 meters, Kemmanagundi is the perfect place to visit in any season, with excellent weather throughout the year. The Royal Horticultural Society of Karnataka has its foundation at Kemmanagundi. It's tastefully laid out gardens amid the lush green environs makes for a picture perfect getaway.

Way to Kemmanagundi

The drive to Kemmanagundi in this magnificent mountain range stretching 70 kilometers by road from Chikmagalur to Kemmanagundi.

  • December 8th, 2012
  • Canon EOS 500D
  • 33mm / f/13 / 1/160 sec

Symbol of Green

  • December 8th, 2012
  • Canon EOS 500D
  • 46mm / f/13 / 1/160 sec

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