Yedakumeri is in Sakleshpur Taluk in the midst of western ghats in the state of Karnataka, India. There is a railway station here. The place lies en route Mangalore to Bangalore railway line. The train running in between these two cities generally halt at Yedakumeri for technical reasons. Yedakumeri railway station has s become resting place for trekkers who are trekking the western ghats following the railway tracks.
Ho to Reach Yedakumeri
By Road: You get frequent buses, taxi’s to Sakleshpur from all major nearby cities.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is Sakleshpur (2 km) and Hassan (30 km).
By Air: Mangalore is the nearest domestic Airport, which is 130 km away. You get frequent buses and cabs from/to Chikmaglur too.
Yedakumeri is at a distance of 100 Kms from Mangalore, 30 Kms from Kukke Subramanya, 65 Kms from Hassan & 80 Kms from Chikmagalur. Yedakumeri is a beautiful place in the Western Ghats & a wonderful trekking destination. A trekking along the abandoned meter gauge railway line between Donigal and Yedukumeri (17 Kms, Takes about 8 Hours) is a unique experience. Andd is popularly referred to as Yedakumeri Railway Trek or Green Route Trek. This route is nature lovers & photographers paradise.
Trekking Distance: About 5 kms round trip
Time to Trek: About 2 hours.
Photo Gallery of Yedakumeri Railway Trek
Things to Carry for Yedakumeri Railway Trek
1. Day Pack
2. Water Bottles
3. Trekking or Hiking Boots with Anklets
4. Cap or Sun Hat
5. Thermal Wear, Jacket or Pullover, Clothes, Underwear, Extra Socks
6. Raincoat or Poncho
7. Small & Large Towel
8. Sun Screen & Cold Cream & Lip Balm
9. Flash light
10. Extra Batteries
12. Light weight wind shelter
13. Slippers or Sandals