Kudremukh about 95 kilometers south-west of Chikmaglur town in the Karnataka state is at an altitude of 1,894.3 meters above sea level.Kudremukh got its name because of the unique shape of the Kudremukh Peak.Kudremukh is supposed to be the largest reserve of a tropical wet evergreen forest in Karnataka still strongly adhering to its pure and natural beauty. The soil of Kudremukh is highly efficient for with not much of effort it is possible to cultivate coffee arecanut palms fragrant cardamom and mango along with tea. The credit of the development of the town goes to the kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited because of the rich resources of iron ore in Kudremukh.The town is built like an American town with wide open spaces and low buildings it’s a pleasant place to stay. You can enjoy trekking through the forests, sighting birds and wildlife.
HISTORY : There is nothing much to talk about the history of Kudremukh other than the fact that in 1916, the British Government declared Kudremukh as a Reserved Forest to stop deforestation. In 1987, the Government of Karnataka declared these Reserved Forests as a National Park.
ORIENTATION : Kudremukh in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka overlooks the Arabian Sea and is surrounded by mountain ranges.