Virajpet forest division occupies the southern part of Kodagu circle. The total extent of Reserved Forests of Virajpet division is 30,348.24 hectares. In addition to the Reserved Forests, there are tree covered areas in the division in the form of Protected Forests, Devarakadus, Paisaries, Section-4 notified areas, unredeemed lands and Bane lands, etc. Virajpet division comprises two sub-divisions, namely, Virajpet and Thithimathi sub-divisions, and consists of three ranges namely, Munrote, Makutta and Thithimathi ranges. Forests of Virajpet division are primarily evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous. Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests are found in Padinalknad and Kerti Reserved Forests. Moist deciduous forests occur in Mavukal and Devamachi Reserved Forests. There are extensive coffee estates in the division.