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Kerala style coffee shop at Gundlupet

Gundlupet is in Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka region.

Kerala road from Gundlepet


Gundlupet is a border town between Kerala and Karnataka states of India. This little town is popular for the cultivation of flowers. A large number of tourists come from Kerala to take selfies of themselves with the flower farms in the backgrounds. Farmers charge ₹50 for taking one selfie.

Get in[edit]

Gundlupet is en route to Ooty for travellers from Bangalore. Buses are available from Mysore in Karnataka and Calicut in Kerala.

Get around[edit]

Autorikshaws are the cheapest mode of local transportation.


Mariamma Temple, Hangala
  • 1 Bandipur National Park (16 km). Elephants, Tigers and Bisons. Park tours are available. Bandipur National Park (Q665110) on Wikidata Bandipur National Park on Wikipedia
  • 2 Gopalaswamy Hills (Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta), Near Hangala junction (18 km). Temple on top of the hills. Terrific views of the flower farms down the valley. Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta (Q11924488) on Wikidata Gopalaswamy Hills on Wikipedia
  • Huluganamuradi Venkataramana Hills (26 km).
  • Kodasoge shiva temple (14 km).
  • Manchalli cave temple (12 km).
  • Mariamma Temple, Hangala junction (12 km). A small complex of three temples with cute-shaped little village houses around them.
  • Narasamangala shiva temple, Terkanambi. (12 km).
  • Padaguru Lingayath Math (11 km).
  • Parvathi Hills (10 km). Buses are available only in the morning. Autorikshaws charges Rs.300 on a wait-and-return contract.
  • Terkanambi and Triyambakpura temples (12 km).


The flower farms of Kerala Road are popular for taking selfies. You can get a better view of them when you travel up the Gopalaswamy Hills.


There are many shops where good quality clothes and gifts can be purchased.


Lunch at Gundlupet
  • Hotel Coffee Stoppe, Mysore Road (1 km). Fish and rice in the Mangalore style.



There are many small lodges in Gundlupet charging ₹400 for a night. Good accommodation is available only at Mysore.

  • Sri Guruprasad Hotel, Surabhi Bus stop (1 km), +91 8229222422, +91 9483037272. ₹750.
  • Surabhi Paradise, Surabhi Busstop, +91 8229223642, +91 9448402401. Bakery and restaurant attached. ₹600.
  • Ashirwad Lodge, Near Calicut Road Junction (1 km), +91 9945283902, +91 9844123755. Good privacy. All rooms look like cottages with private sit outs and all. Rs.600.


India Post has a post office at Gundlupet and offers courier services. It also offers Postcard,Inland letters,Postal Envelope for writing letters to near and dear one's. B.S.N.L mobile signal coverage is available.

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