Devaramane is a village in Mudigere taluka, Chikkamagalur district in Karnataka (Charmadi range in Western Ghats). It is located 30 KM towards South from District head quarters Chikmagalur. 248 KM from State capital Bangalore.
Devaramane offers a number of variations that makes it an ideal Trekking spot for both beginners and hardcore trekkers. There are number of hillocks to climb, the Ettinabujha- Bulls Hump-back, also known as Shishila gudda, towers over the rest of the peaks in the area. From a height of 3000 ft, the roar of the river flowing beneath can be heard. The famous Kapila fishing camp is located around 15 km from Devaramane.
Devaramane Kalabhairaveshwara temple
Kalabhairaveshwara temple is one of the old temple of chola times dating back to 11th century AD, located in the Western Ghats. The temple is located 20 km near the small town called mudigere of chikmagalore district. The scenic landscape is covered by Shola forests. The temple is well-known for its natural heritage at its surroundings. The town has good transportations for the devotees to reach devaramane. The journey to the devaramane is the mixed adventure as the path directs from the curves of charmed ghats; if you're travelling from south, And goes above the hills of devaramane.
The legend tells that Lord Shiva sends his vehicle Nandi to help the people (farmers) on the earth, Nandi first came to a place on a hill of western Ghats and today's Devaramane, Kalabhairava is known as the incarnation of Shiva. The temple has the long history and culture.
There is small but beautiful pond in front of the temple and a small shrine for Naga Devata on the left side of the temple.
There are many resorts and home stays nearby, for the comforts of travelers. The falling mist and the cold weather is what you're going to experience here all the time. One can plan of making a trip to the temple at any time, Except during monsoon. The temple is managed by the trustees formed by the local people.