Kodachadri is a mountain peak situated at 1343 metres above sea level in the Western Ghats in South India, Shimoga Dist,Karnataka. The famous temple of Mookambika in Kollur is situated there. Kodachadri receives an annual rain fall of 500 cm to 750 cm and it rains for about eight months in a year. it is challenging to reach the peak during monsoon due to heavy rains that make the routes slippery.
Kodachadri is Situated in the middle of the Mookambika National Park and is considered as a biodiversity hotspot, it is home to several endangered species. Animals like Malabar Pied Hornbill, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Paradise flycatcher, Indian Tiger, Indian Leopard, Indian Elephant Hyena, Gaur, Indian rock python and many more can be spotted there, many of which belong to the endangered species category.