Male Mahadeshwara Hills (MM Hills), located in the Chamarajanagara district in Karnataka, is famous for the ancient and sacred temple of Sri Male Mahadeshwara (the incarnation of Lord Shiva).
The hill that is about 3,000 feet above sea level is an ideal destination for trekking. There is a trekking path from MM Hills to Palar. While trekking through the forests you are sure to spot elephants and the breathtaking beauty of the wild will blow you away. The upward trek starts from Koudalli, which is at the feet of MM Hills. The temple is at an elevation of 30 km from this base. There is a difficult trek that starts from MM Hills and leads you to Naagamale, and from Naagmale you can follow the trekking trail to Palar. On the way to Naagamale, you pass through some of the breathtaking views and the Shola forest. You can also spot some rare and colourful birds, elephants, bears, deer, and panthers. You can reach MM Hills, via road, rail and air.