Discover Holistic Healing at the Hill Station Town of Sakleshpur

Discover Holistic Healing at the Hill Station Town of Sakleshpur

Hill stations have a unique charm that never ceases to amaze us. It could be one of the reasons why hill stations come on top of our list of must-visit places in a lifetime. So, if you are looking for a place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and experience holistic healing, it is time to explore Sakleshpur.

Sakleshpur, or Sakleshpura, is a town in the Hassan District of Karnataka situated on the Western Ghats. This hill station is located between Malnad and Bayaluseemae and receives heavy rainfall from the southwest monsoon winds. Sakleshpura sits at an average elevation of 949 meters (3113 ft), surrounded by lush green nature and with tea and coffee plantations in abundance. 

Climate in Sakleshpur

Being a hill station, Sakleshpura experiences cold and chilly weather during the winter months that starts in December and continues through to February. Temperatures during this season will drop as low as 12°C. The month of March will witness the onset of the summer season that runs till May. During the summer season, temperature goes up to 35°C. 

Following the summer season comes the monsoon season, which begins in June and runs till September. As mentioned, Sakleshpura receives heavy rainfall during the monsoon season, with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 32°C. 

Flaura and Fauna in Sakleshpur

Sakleshpura is located on the Western Ghats and is home to various species of flora and fauna. There are thousands of animal species in Sakleshpura, including 325 globally threatened species. Some of the animals that we can see in Sakleshpur include Elephant, Ghor, Tiger, Leopard, Wild Pig, Spotted Deer, Nilgiri Langur, Giant Flying, King Cobra, Slender Lorris, Common Otter, Civets and Bonnet Macaque. 

Sakleshpur is one of the regions in the ‘Hottest Biodiversity Hotspots’ list. When it comes to Flora, we can find over 7,402 species of flowering plants and 1,814 species of non-flowering plants in Sakleshpur. The Bisle Reserve forest is one of the diverse sights, spreading over 3,135 hectares, and is said to have the most diverse flora in the world. 

Things you can do at Sakleshpur

With its pristine landscapes and natural beauty, Sakleshpur offers many things for an adventurer to enjoy. Whether it is trekking the canopied forests or getting submerged in the serene architecture of the forts and churches, there are various things that you can do when you are here. To list out a few, the activities you can engage in include:

  • Trekking and Hiking 
  • Plantation Tours
  • Camping
  • Visiting Heritage Sites
  • Holistic Healing

Holistic Healing at Sakleshpura

Sakleshpura is not only a place where you can enjoy nature and its beauty but also to experience holistic healing and healing with nature. So, how do you achieve this? The answer is simple – Niraa Wellness.

As a naturopathic health and wellness centre in Sakleshpura, Niraa Wellness offers a range of healing packages and detox programs that ensure you experience the best health always. Some of our healing packages include:

Niraa Wellness has designed all the healing packages by following the principles of naturopathy and ayurveda. As we follow naturopathic treatment techniques at Niraa Wellness, our aim is to eliminate every health condition from its roots to prevent it from reappearing. It goes beyond treating the health condition and requires a dedicated effort on the part of our guests in the form of strictly following a Sattvik dier and our special dinacharya.


  • What makes Sakleshpur a popular hill station?

The popularity of Sakelshpur lies in its picturesque landscape, rich biodiversity, pleasant weather and proximity to Bangalore and various other cities. What contributes to its appeal is the amazing trekking trails, historic sites and natural waterfalls. 

  • Which is the best time to visit Sakleshpur?

  • The best time to visit Sakleshpur is from June to September for those who enjoy monsoons and lush greenery. 
  • From October to February, Sakleshpur is the best place for those who prefer cooler weather without rain. 
  • The monsoon season also brings out the best of Sakleshpur’s landscapes, but during this period, trekking can be challenging.

You can visit this hill station any time of the year according to your comfort and liking. 

  • How to reach Sakleshpur from Bangalore?

There are several options for you to reach Sakleshpur from Bangalore-

  • By Road – The most direct route is the NH75 route, which covers approximately 220 kilometres and takes about 4-5 hours to reach the destination by bus or car.  
  • By Train – There are a few trains from Bangalore to Sakleshpur, and this journey too takes about 3-4 hours, where you can reach the destination by enjoying all the scenic beauty.
  • By Air – You can also reach Sakleshpura by flight as well. But remember that the nearest Airport, which is the Mangalore International Airport is about 130 kilometers away. 

The most convenient and popular way to reach Sakleshpur from Bangalore is by road because of its convenience and the opportunity to revel in nature’s scenic beauty. 




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