Sakleshpur Holiday Guide
Welcome to Sakleshpur
Sakleshpur 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.
The name shakala is a Sanskrit word means "Bhinnavada" or "Birukada". In the past a shivalinga found in this town which was broken. The linga was called as shakaleshwara which was then became sakaleshwara in the tongue of the local people. A temple is also built at the entrance of the town.
The primary mode of employment in the Sakleshpur region is agriculture. Crops grown include coffee, rice, pepper, cardamom, and tea with coffee being dominant. Sakleshpur coffee is shade grown on the slopes of the Western Ghats as the elevation is not high enough to enable the intensive cultivation practices followed in the Brazilian and Colombian highlands.
Sakleshpur Taluk accounts for around a third of Indian cardamom production.
Resorts in Sakleshpur are plenty & the same is true of home stays in Sakleshpur too. Sakleshpur is an ideal destination for adventures, sightseeing, for honeymooners & also for tourists who wish to do nothing; but take it easy.
Please contact “Signature Holidays” for resorts & home stays in Sakleshpur. We offer you the best deals & comfortable stay.
Route map from Bangalore to Sakleshpur
Bangalore – Nelamangala – Kunigal – Chennarayapatna – Hassan – Balupet - Sakleshpur
Distance from Sakleshpur
Bangalore: 221 km.
Mysore: 155 km
Mangalore: 113 km
Dharmasthala: 49 km
Kukke Subrahmanya: 71 km
Talacauvery: 85 km
Bantwal: 92 km