The Unknown and Spectacular Chikkagiri Sri Ranganatha Swamy Hill Temple is about 125km from Mysuru, located in Thirupathihalli village. There is muddy stone road that leads all the way to the top. You can also choose to trek to the top via stone steps. The view from above is Jaw breaking especially the clouds and the Wind farms on the surrounding hills. Ideal place for trekking and photography. Once can sit and gaze at the mesmerising nature all day long. Sri Ranganatha Swamy temple is present at the top. The idol is set to be Udhbhava Murthy. The footprint of Sri Ranganatha Swamy is present here. Chola Dynasty period temple. It is believed that there are multiple caves inside the hill. One can explore the surrounding further. Forest area, hence late night trekking and camping is restricted. Overall the blessings of Sri Ranganatha Swamy and the tranquil eye soothing views makes this a must visit picnic and trekking place with Friends and Family