Sakleshpur: Poor man's OotyThe beautiful town is located in Hassan district of Karnataka. Sakleshpur town enjoys a temperate climate. It presents a scenic environment, pleasant climate and beautiful green hills. Coffee, cardamom and pepper plantations soothe the eyes.
Sakleshpur is lying on the lap of the Western Ghat range. Tourists enjoy the pristine beauty of Bisle Reserve Forest at a distance of around 40 kilometres from the town. Manjarabad fort provides a breathtaking view of the Western Ghat ranges. Trekking in the Bisle Forest and Kumara Parvatha is an added attraction for the trekkers.
The town on the Bangalore-Mangalore Highway is known as ''Poor man's Ooty''. However, the small and beautiful hill station is not very popular outside Karnataka, Tamil Nadu or Kerala.