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RESORT NAME MYSTIQUE FALLS
LOCATION Bilisare, Devalakere Post, Sakleshpur, Hassan District, Karnataka.
DISTANCE FROM BANGALORE 248 KMS
TRAVEL TIME 4 Hours
ACTIVITIES Campfire, Music, Outdoor games - Archery, Target shooting, volley ball, Mud Volley ball, shuttle cock, Guided Trekking to Agni Gudda, Murkan gudda, Uddenamaradavaare, swimming in man-made lake, raft building, rope activities, Fishing.
FACILITIES 2 Cottages, 1 Dormitory, Tented accommodation, Camping, Golghar (Dining area), Bonfire area, Music.
SIGHT SEEING Manjarabad Fort, Belur, Halebeedu

Description

Mystique Falls is about 3300 Ft above Sea level and offers an affordable vacation home just 4 hours drive from Bangalore, on 20 acres of land, surrounded by streams, in Saklespur. Sakleshpura is located in the Western Ghats, a mountain range that stretches from Kerala to Gujarat. The southern range, which includes Bisle reserve forest and the region around Sakleshpur is listed as one of the 18 most diverse spots in the world in terms of flora and fauna. The sub-tropical climate and heavy rains during the wet season create an environment where several unique plant and animal species flourish.

Sakaleshpura is a taluk and hill station town in Hassan district in the South Indian state of Karnataka. It has an average elevation of 949 metres (3113 feet). Hemavathi river flows in Sakleshpura town.

Mystique Falls Homestay takes pride in offering the best services & facilities in the area. The scenic routes and environment surrounding the homestay make it the perfect place to just unwind and experience a true holiday.
  • Plethora of activities in & around the homestay.
  • Specialized menu made for our guests
  • Brilliant variety of foods made from Freshly sourced ingredients
  • And loads of other fun things to do..!

Stay

Cottages :ARABICA COTTAGE
Beds: 2 Queen Beds
Max person: 8
Arabica is one of our luxury cottages on offering for our guests. Large and pleasantly cottages that make you feel right at home.Comfortably spacious and brightly illuminated space on offering at our cottages.

ROBUSHTA COTTAGE
Beds: 2 Queen Beds
Max person: 8
Robushta is one of our luxury cottages on offering for our guests. Large and pleasantly cottages that make you feel right at home. Comfortably spacious and brightly illuminated space on offering at our cottages.

CARDAMOM Beds: 14 Single Beds
Max person: 16
All the endless fun, the nonstop late night chatter and the ever enjoyable gossips nestled right in Mother Nature’s arms in Cardamom Dormitory Stays here at Mystique Falls Homestay.

Perched amongst the trees this spectacular cottage is perfect for relaxation and to enjoy the views of the Western Ghats.

The ideal location gives you the tranquil setting of a stay amidst the mountains and surrounded by stream. The sit-out overlooking the mountains allows you to enjoy the outdoors in comfort.

Camping
Camping is one of the most beautiful ways to connect with the nature. The Camping offers something for everyone - camp along rivers, lakes, streams, top of the hill, near beautiful falls,. We at Wild Wagtail offer Outdoor enthusiasts a range of options to choose for camping based on their interest.

River Side Camp
The Tents here are pitched on the cement platform and covered from above. 2 Bath rooms dedicate for this Camp.
Number of Tents: 4 (3 People Tents)
Capacity: Ideal for a group size of 10 - 12

River Facing Camp
The Tents here are pitched on the cement platform and covered from above. 3 Bath rooms dedicated for this camp.
Number of Tents: 5 ( 3 People Tents).
Capacity: Ideal for a group size of 10 - 15.
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Family TentsThe Tents here are pitched on the cement platform. These tents are 2-Bed room Tents. 3 Bath rooms dedicated for this camp.
Number of Tents: 4
Capacity: Each Tent can accommodate up to 7 people.

Food
Authentic Malnad Cuisine. Non Veg dishes like Pork Curry & Kadubittu (Rice Steamed Bumplings), Chicken Curry, Kadabu & Akki Rotti (Rice Roti)

Drink Homemade Wine & Tody. Homemade wines and Tody are available on request.

Season

Season

Season Min Max Clothing
Winter
(Oct to Jan)
14 C 26 C Thick Cotton Light Wool & Sneakers
Summer
(Feb to Jun)
20 C 32 C Light Cotton & Sneakers
Monsoon
(Jul to Sep)
18 C 30 C Umbrella, Rain coat & Sneakers

ACTIVITIES

Swimming : Take a dip in the manmade lake with life jackets.
Indoor & outdoor games :Archery, Dart, Target shooting, shuttle cock, mud Volley ball, beach volley ball, Cricket, Chess, Carom

Rope activities

Bird watching:
Unwind your passion of bird watching, pull out your binoculars and try to capture with your digital eye, over 50 species of migratory and resident birds. The Western Ghats are home to over 500 species of birds.

Angling : Unlock your fishing gears, relax on the banks of the lakei, cast bait and hook the fish.
Jeep Offroading - Big Bend
Distance: 6 KMS
Description: Jump into the jeep; take a breathtaking ride on the uneven tracks of murkan gudda, kallu gudda and enjoy the panoramic view of Western Ghats. Stop for swimming at the big manmade lake in the mountain valley and explore a water fall. Don't miss the scenic sunset.

See majestic Saklespur mountain scenery, native plants, birds and wildlife in a fully customized 4x4 touring Jeep.

Jeep Offroading - Almost Paradise
Distance: Approx 10 KMS
Description: This trail requires lots more skill to get up to the top. This trail takes you to the top of Murkan Gudda. Enjoy the panoramic view of Western Ghats. Get a picture of yourself with the mountain ranges and tea estate behind you.
Saklespur is perfect for off road fun and adventure and you'll find lots of off road trails for motorcycles, horse, dirt bikes, ATVs(All Terrain Vehicle), and 4 wheel drive vehicles. We at Mystique Falls offer endless trails to explore along with miles and miles of scenic beauty to enjoy. You can go for off road drive in your 4X4 vehicle or If you don't have an off road vehicle, then you should check out these off road ATV and Jeep tours for a fun adventure. This page is dedicated to off roading so load up the ATV, or Jeep and head to one of these trails and enjoy the miles of off road trails in Western Ghats.
We offer daily one hour to full day tours, or we can create a custom tour with a picnic, hiking, swimming or fishing. Reservations are required.
 

HIKING TRAILS

Trek to Murkan Gudda & Uddenamarada Vaare
Hiking Destination Trek to Murkan Gudda & Uddenamarada Vaare
Camp Site The Karle
Location Sakleshpur, Hassan, Karnataka
Distance from Bangalore 250 KMS
Hike Time 3 - 5 Hours ( To & Fro)
Trekking Distance 3 - 5 KMS (one way)
Difficulty Moderate
Elevation 3856 Ft
Range Western Ghats
Highlights Waterfalls, lake, scenic beauty, tea estate and panoramic view of western Ghats

Jenukallu Gudda:

The Jenukal Gudda (Honey-stone Mountain) is the second highest Peak in Karnataka. The place is known as “Hodachalli”.

The place is very calm and lush green surrounded by thick jungle and coffee estates and is truly a great trekking place.

From the top of Jenukal Gudda on a clear day, one can see the coast of Arabian Sea in Mangalore.
Hiking Destination Jenukallu Gudda & Digallu
Location Sakleshpur, Hassan, Karnataka
Distance from Bangalore 250 KMS
Hike Time 4-5 Hours(one way)
Trekking Distance 3 - 5 KMS (one way)
Difficulty Moderate
Elevation 3856 Ft
Range Western Ghats
Highlights Distant view of Ettina buja, Amedikallu, Ombattu Gudda, densely covered kabbinale forests, Waterfalls, streams, scenic beauty, and panoramic view of western Ghats, 700 year old Bettada Byravehwara temple

Yedakurmeri Trek

"Trek on the Railway Track", as it is well known, is a stretch of track from Sakleshpura to the Subramanya Road Station. This track, that traverses some distance of the Western Ghats, had been abandoned, but now the track is being converted to broad-gauge. It forms a part of 56.80 km stretch from Sakleshpur to Kukke Subrahmanya, dotted by 58 tunnels, 109 bridges and about 25 waterfalls.

Hiking Destination Green Route Railway Trek
Location Sakleshpur, Hassan, Karnataka
Distance from Bangalore to Campsite 250 KMS
Hike Time 3 - 5 Hours
Trekking Distance 3 - 5 KMS (one way)
Difficulty Moderate
Elevation 3856 Ft
Range Western Ghats
Highlights Walking on railway line, Tunnels, Waterfalls, streams, scenic beauty, and panoramic view of western Ghats

Bisile Forest Trek

Bisle Ghat is a stretch of beautiful adventurous spot between Subramanya and Sakleshpur. Bisile is a evergreen forest. Few Trekking trails requires permit from the forest department.

The “Bisle Gudda” or “Sunny Mountain” is a scenic picnic spot as well as a trekker’s dream-route. The mountain ranges are typical of Western Ghats of India.

The local forest authorities have built observation decks which is suitable for bird watching. The spot has also attracted famed photographers of the educational TV channels such as Louis Patrick.
Hiking Destination Bisile Forest
Location Sakleshpur, Hassan, Karnataka
Distance from Bangalore to Campsite 250 KMS
Hike Time 2 Hours ( one way)
Trekking Distance 5 KMS (one way)
Difficulty Moderate
Elevation 3500 Ft
Range Western Ghats
Highlights Hanging Bridge, Streams, Evergreen Forest, waterfalls, and fantastic view of western Ghats

Agni Gudda

The “Agni Gudda” or Parvat as you would have guessed by now means “Fiery Mountain” for legendry volcanic activities in this region.

This location has been an all-time favorite with the youths from Bangalore for trekking, and outdoor camping. The mountain provides a great view of the surrounding rice terraces and a good spot for picnicking and outdoor camping.

This spot also has been recorded on various South Indian and Bollywood movies.

Hiking Destination Agni Gudda
Campsite Mystique Falls
Location Sakleshpur, Hassan, Karnataka
Distance from Bangalore to Campsite 250 KMS
Hike Time 2 - 3 Hours
Trekking Distance 3 - 5 KMS (one way)
Difficulty Moderate
Elevation 3856 Ft
Range Western Ghats
Highlights streams, scenic beauty, and panoramic view of western Ghats.

Sight Seeing

Sakleshpur offers many sightseeing options to tourists. Manjarabad fort which is located close to Sakleshpura on National Highway 48 is a prime attraction of the hill station. Constructed by Tippu Sultan the fort was used as a strategic defensive location. It is said that Tippu Sultan also constructed a tunnel from Manjarabad fort to another fort in Srirangapattana.

Kukke Subrahmanya Temple, a famous temple dedicated to Lord Subramanyeshwara is another most visited attraction. There are also shrines dedicated to Saraswati Devi and Lord Ganesha near the temple.

Bisle Ghat provides a majestic view of the surrounding mountain ranges. Located next to the Bisle Ghat, Bisle Reserve Forest is another attraction. The region surrounding Sakleshpur is also home to some famous trekking trails, most notably the Green Route.

  • Manzarabad Fort - 30 minutes drive from Mystique Falls.
  • Water Sports at Yagachi Backwaters : 70 minutes drive from Mystique Falls.
Yagachi Water Sports is set in the backwaters of the Yagachi Dam located in Belur about 40 KM from Mystique Falls and offers an array of water sports like; baoting, jet ski, bumpy ride, banana boat, and lot more.

  • Bisile View Point and nature Reserve - 90 minutes drive from Mystique Falls.
  • Shettyhalli / Gorur Dam - 120 minutes drive. The ruins of the Holy Rosary Church in Shettyhalli are partially submerged in water. This church was built by the French in 1860.
  • Hemavathi Back Waters - 20 minutes drive from Mystique Falls.
  • The back waters are amazingly beautiful and peaceful.
  • Belur / Halebid - 60 minutes drive from Mystique Falls.
  • Kukke Subramanya - 120 minute drive from Mystique Falls.
  • Dharmasthala - 120 minutes drive from Mystique Falls.

ITINERARY


Day 1

10.30AM Check-in at Mystique Falls
11 AM – 1 PM Trekking to Agni Gudda
1.30 PM Lunch
3.00 - 6.30 PM Indoor & Outdoor Games, Fishing, rope activities, Zip line and swimming.
7.30 PM Bonfire & Music
9.00 PM Dinner & retire for the day.

Day 2

6.30 AM - 7.30 AM Bird watching
8.00 AM Breakfast
8.30 AM - 1.30 PM: Trekking to Murkan Gudda
2.30 PM Lunch
3.30 PM – 4.00 PM Checkout after tea or coffee.

Getting There

Address : Mystique Falls, Bilisare, Devalakere post, Sakleshpur Taluk, Hassan District, Karnataka, India.
When you drive down from Bangalore on NH-48 towards Hassan (Mangalore) and beyond towards Sakleshpur, the experience of the smooth 6 lane highway is enough to seem like the perfect vacation already. Head via Nelmangala, past Kunigal, Chennarayapatna and Hassan on NH48. NH-48 is now renumbered as NH-75.

Sakleshpur is located on the National Highway 48 which connects Mangalore to Bangalore and hence easily accessible from both the cities. Mangalore is the nearest airport at a distance of 130 km while Bangalore is located at a distance of 225 km. Regular KSRTC bus services are available from both the cities and taking a cab is also an option.

Distance Meter

From Bangalore KMS
Hassan 185
Sakleshpur 226
Hanbal 244
Mystique Falls 248

Distance Meter

From Mysore KMS
Hassan 115
Sakleshpur 156
Hanbal 174
Mystique Falls 179

Nearest Railway station: SAKLESHPUR

Trains reaching Sakleshpur:
Bangalore Mangalore Express: Train number 6517, Starts 8.55PM Bangalore, reaches by 4AM toSAKLESHPUR.
Route: Bangalore-Mysore-Hassan-Sakleshpur
Mangalore-Bangalore express: Train number 6518, Starts 7.45PM Mangalore and reach by MIDNIGHT to SAKLESHPUR

Nearest Bus station: SAKLESHPUR

Take Airavat Volvo AC Buses from Bangalore or Mangalore to reach Sakleshpur.
Airavat Volvo AC Bus Departure Timings from Bangalore:
06:05, 07.00, 08:30, 10:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 14:28, 20.45, 21:00, 21.53, 22:24, 22:30, 22:40, 23.10, 23:34
We will arrange a Jeep Pickup from Sakleshpur on extra cost.
Route: Bangalore-Hassan-Sakleshpur
Travel Time: 4 Hours

Where to Eat :

Vidhatha Dhaba: Veg & Nov-Veg
Location: On the Left hand side of Bangalore – Mangalore Highway before reaching Hassan from Bangalore.
Shark Food Court: Veg & Non-veg
Shark Food Court a Family Garden Resturant on NH48 Kunigal Road, 20 Km before Kunigal town and 10km after Solur junction on off Bangalore - Mangalore Highway on left side as a attached Dosa Camp resturant in its outer premises which operates from morning 6;30 AM to 12 PM only. After 12PM Shark Food Resturant starts its operating till 11:30 PM. Dosa camp serves hot tatte idlis with masala vada, varieties of dosas and spicy palaav or Tomato Bath. Tatte idlis are very special among the other dishes, which is served with veg sagu, green and red coconut chutney. Dosas are also very popular.

Out Travel Partner:

Continents Tours & Travels, Mysore
For any kind of the travel requirement please contact our travel Partner.
Vehicles Available: Mini & Large Coaches and cars like Indica, Indigo, Logan, Swift Dzire, Etios, Qualis, Tavera, Xylo, Innova and vans like Tempo Travelers, Mazda & Mini Coach.

A tour in charge will stay in touch with you to make sure everything is going according to the plan and that you are enjoying holiday.

Contact Number: Continents Tours & Travels, Mysore
9448154132 | 9448153540

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