Located at a distance of 77 kms from the Karthik Estate CottagesHornadu is a small panchayat village in Kalasa taluk’s Chikmagalur district, visited by so many travellers all year long.

Situated approximately at a distance of 10 km from Kalasa, in the heart of the picturesque and verdant Western Ghats, is the holy shrine of Sri Annapoorneshwari, rising to an elevation of 831 m, or 2726 ft. The goddess Annapoorneshwari Temple resides in Sri Kshetra Hornadu, which is situated on the banks of the Bhadra River in the Malanadu region and surrounded by the enchanted Western Ghats scenery.

Goddess Annapoorneshwari is believed to be the goddess of food and the Hindu mythology holds that there will never be a shortage of food in a person’s life if they pray to the goddess and ask for her blessings.

Hornadu dense forests surrounding the valleys and beautiful landscapes can make your trip to Chikmagalur even more worthwhile. There are many more such attractions and must visit locations in the Malanadu region which can make your trip to Chikmagalur unforgettable. There’s a lot more to see and do in and around Hornadu.