At a height 1800 m, Tadiandamol is the second highest peak in Karnataka next to Mullayanagiri hills (1930 m) in Chikmagalur. The peak belongs to the group of taller peaks between Himalayas in the north and Nilgiris in the South. Tadiyendamol is a part of the range of Western Ghats that lie in Coorg District of Karnataka. This range experiences a salubrious climate throughout the year. Elephants, bison, tigers, wild cats, and variety of birds habitat the thick vegetation. Plenty of waterfalls and natural springs adorn the valleys. The flora & fauna of Coorg add to the beauty of the valley. Most of the land with natural vegetation around the peak is taken over by Plantation growers and converted to Plantations of coffee, pepper, cardamom, beetle leaves, and areca nut. The forest department well maintains the forest range with early burning of weeds and shrubs, planting trees to re-grow the forest and maintenance of trees.
A famous trekking spot in Coorg, trekking at Thandiyendamol will rejuvenate both your body and mind.
How to Reach Tadiandamol
It is situated near Virajpet, about a 30kms away, on the way to Napoklu, Bhagamandala. This peak is just adjacent to the Makutta forest. On the way, you also get an old palace called ‘Nalku Naadu Aramane’. To reach Tadiyendamol peak, you have to get down at the Aramane stop which is before a place called Kakkabbe (if you are coming from Virajpet). From that place the peak is around 6 km away. There is a road which will take you to the top if the peak. There is a stream at the foothill of the peak, which is good for camping. There is a path just adjacent to the path which takes you to the peak.