The hills are located at the north-west of the Western Ghats and the westernmost edge of the Eastern Ghats. Thus this area supports a diverse flora and fauna in view of the various habitat types present.
Hebbe Falls is a stunning waterfall located in the Chikmagalur. The water here is believed to have medicinal properties. The area around the waterfall has dense forest and plenty of coffee plantations.
Also known as Sita Falls, Kudlu Falls is famous for its picturesque beauty. The waterfall cascades down the Western Ghats from a height of 150 feet in the midst of a dense green cover of the hilly terrain.