Kuduvalli, a village amidst a mountain terrain in Karnataka’s Chikmagalur district, is known for its picturesque surroundings. This region is a must visit destination, especially during the monsoon season to enjoy the green hills. Kuduvalli lies on the border of Chikmagalur and Hassan. A few of the nearby cities include Sakleshpur, Chikmagalur, Tarikere and Hassan.
Places to Stay
Travellers visiting Kuduvalli can book hotel accommodation in Chikmagalur, which is 13 km away. Some of the hotels here are Hotel Malenadu (Tariff – Rs.682), Hotel Rajmahal (Tariff – Rs.470) and Soundarya Residency (Tariff – Rs.613).
The languages spoken by the people in Kuduvalli are Tulu, Konkani, Kannada and Marathi.
The important festivals celebrated in Kuduvalli are Sankranti in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist destinations around Kuduvalli such as mountain ranges, waterfalls, temples and gardens. These include Shankar Falls (15 km), Yagachi Dam (26 km), Belur (35 km), Basavanahally Lake (15 km), Mudigere (17 km) and Chikmagalur, 13 km away from Kuduvalli.
How to Get There
The Mangalore Airport, which is around 143 km from Kuduvalli, is the closest airport from here.
There is no railway station in Kuduvalli. To board your train you need to travel to Ballekere Halt Railway Station, which is 57 km away.
There are frequent state-run and private buses to Kuduvalli from the two nearby cities of Chikmagalur and Hassan. KSRTC buses run Volvo A/C buses to this region from major cities in Karnataka. You can resort to online bus ticket reservation through TicketGoose.com to get to more than 4,000 destinations across India.