Eco-tourism is gaining momentum in the Kudremukh National Park. The attractive landscapes and wildlife attracts a lot of trekkers. The tourists spots are well disposed and there is no concentration of tourists in one spot. There are three tourist zones around the three ranges i.e. Belthangady, Kudremukh and Kerekatte. The tourists zone is limited and is as follows.
Tourism zone 1 . This zone lies between Bandaje falls, Navoor rest house, Bolle falls and Kadamagundi falls along the Netravathi River.
Tourism zone 2 . This is spread around 2 kms on either side of State Highway 66 from Kudremukh town to S.K.Border. A number of places like lakya dam, mining site, Bhagavathi nature camp, Kadambi falls, Singsar-Ganapathikatte, Game path, Gangamoola, Nagateertha, Bhagawathi, Kadambi game path, Suthanabbi falls fall in this zone. This is one of the key areas for tourism in National Park. A lot of tourists and highway visitors do visit and enjoy the beauty of the park.
Tourism 3 . This zone is spread around Kigga temple, Narasimhaparvatha Peak, Sirimane falls and Yalakkigudda peak, Being close to historical Sringeri Temple it attracts a number of visitors.
The existing trekking paths are Kudremukh Peak, Valikunja and Kurinjal Peak are being visited by the tourists accompanied by our department staff as guide. There is a nature camp at Bhagavathi on the banks of river Bhadra with 10 tented accommodations, a dormitory and guest house & kitchen facilities. For children there are adventure games & rope ways, watch tower etc. Some animals like Bison & Deers are commonly sighted near the camp.
Gangamoola, or Varaha Parvatha, a mount with a height of 1458 m above sea level within the border of National Park close to Kudremukh
A check dam across the Lakya, the tributary of Bhadra river, built by Kudremukh Iron Ore Company is the so called Lakya Dam having a height of 100 m.
Kadambi Falls The Waterfalls is located just adjacent to the main road leading to Kudremukh
Kudremukh Peak, Bhagavathi Nature Camp, Kuringal Shed, Narasimha Parvatha Antipoaching Camp, Manikyabetta
Kudremukh peak, located as high as 1894 m above the sea level with forests covering the peak, is a perfect place for forest exploration.
Apart from enjoying the crisp cool air and reveling in the natural beauty, there are many things to do in Kudremukh. For a nature lover and bird watcher the Kudremukh National Park is a heaven. The real experience lies in a trek to kudremukh peak.