The small hamlet of Siddapur lies in the Malnad region at an average elevation of 564 m. Situated within the Western ghats with the River Cauvery flowing on one side and the Dubare Reserve Forest on the other side.
Originally called Siddhapura, meaning the “Place of Divine”, Siddapur is known for its coffee estates, lush forests and hilly terrain. An ideal destination for trekkers, Siddapur is surrounded by plantations of cardamom, pepper, vanilla, pineapples, Arecanut (supari) and the jasmine.
Air: Nearest airport is Hubli, which is 130 km away from Siddapur. Major airport nearby is Mangalore Bajpe airport, which is nearly 190 km away. Mangalore airport is connected to many cities India. Regular flights are available from Mangalore to Bangalore. Taxi services are available from Mangalore to Siddapur costing about Rs 4000.
Rail: Nearest railhead is Talguppa which is about 15 km away from Siddapur. The major railway station nearby is Mysore, 90 km away from Siddapur. Taxi facility is available form Mysore to Siddapur, costing about Rs 2000.
Road: KSRTC buses connect all major cities in Karnataka with Siddapur. Volvo bus services are available from Bangalore to Siddapur, which is about 220 km. Bus fare is about Rs 750.