This trekking spot located 5km. from Kemmanagundi is the hotspot for trekkers. Considered as a great point to witness the sunrise and sunsets, Z Point offers some breathtaking view of the Kemmanagundi hills. The trek for Z Point starts near Kemmanagundi and runs through the thickest forests.
The 3km trail passes through the deep valleys of Shanti hills and later runs into the gorges and steep mountains. One can set up their camp at Z Point and enjoy the night underneath the bed of stars.
Brace yourself for some sweeping views of the Western Ghats at Z Point when you are visiting Kemmangundi. The vantage point can be reached after an exhilarating steep trek which makes this place is favourite among the adrenaline junkies. The hike is a little challenging and surrounded by beautiful surroundings that are replete with lush green valleys. The trek to Z point comprises of some deep gorges and is known for having the best views of Kemmangundi.
Z Point is often counted among the most picturesque places to visit in Chikmagalur. With the cool breeze rubbing against your face and the sun meeting the land on the horizon, Z Point will leave you with a feeling that can’t be expressed literally. The serene ambience of this place is worth every sweat of the thrilling trek to Z Point and add the views which makes this place unforgettable.
• Height: It is at a height of approximately 1500 metres above sea level
• Location: Z Point, Kemmangundi, Tarikere Taluk, Chikkamagaluru
• Best Time to visit: The months from September to May remain the best time to visit here for tourists.
• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: Z Point can be found is at a distance of 60 kilometres from Chikmagalur in Kemmangundi