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Chikmagalur Tour Packages from Bangalore

Chikmagalur Tour Packages from Bangalore

Book 17 Popular & Best Chikmagalur Holiday Trips from Bangalore by Private Cab including, best Itinerary, Stay, Sightseeing and Meal Plan at affordable rates with best service.

Places to visit in Chikmagalur

  • Baba Budangiri: Baba Budangiri is a mountain range renowned for its shrine to the Sufi Saint, Hazrat Dada Hayat Khalandar. It is also a popular trekking spot from Chikmagalur. The 9km trek starts from Sarpadhari and takes 5 hours to complete. The rare Neel Kurinji flowers also bloom here once in 12 years.

  • Mullayanagiri: Mullayanagiri is the highest peak of Karnataka known for its peaceful ambience and nature's raw beauty. Part of the Baba Budangiri Ranges, it is a famous trekking point from Chikmagalur. Mountain biking is also available here.

  • Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary: Covering a vast area of over 490 sq.kms, the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over the districts of Shimoga and Chikmagalur, 38 km west of the Chikmagalur town in Karnataka. Surrounded by hills of the Western Ghats on all sides, the view of the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary looks like a scene right out of a movie!

  • Kudremukh National Park: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Kudremukh National Park is famous for bird watching and trekking. It houses around 200 species of birds. A permit is needed from the forest ranger to trek to Kudremukh Peak.

  • Rafting in Bhadra River: Located in Karnataka, Chikmaglur is a haven for adventure-seekers. It is situated 45 kms from Bhadra River which is equidistant from well-known hill stations and wildlife regions in the Western Ghats such as Sakleshpur, Kudremukh, Charamadi Ghats.

  • Coffee Plantations: Taking a tour of the resplendent coffee plantations is one of the most essential things to do in Chikmagalur. Aside from reveling in the fresh aromatic smell of coffee beans and relaxing amidst the verdant green plantations, the estates owners arrange frequent tours where you can learn about the history of coffee and other details.

  • Hebbe Falls: 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.

  • The Bhadra dam: The Bhadra dam is constructed on the river Bhadra, which is a tributary of the River Tungabhadra. The dam is surrounded by lush greenery is popular for kayaking and boating.

  • Coffee Museum: Located in Chikmagalur, the Coffee Museum is a unique repertoire of the coffee business, right from growing to the brewing of the beans.

  • City Shopping: Almost essential is to take back home varieties of locally grown coffee beans and berries. Head to the National Coffee Research Station, to get your hands on some exclusive varieties.

  • Kalhatti Falls: Kalhatti Falls, also known as Kallathigiri Falls, is mesmerising. It is a popular picnic and camping spot. There is a small Shiva Temple located in the vicinity.

  • Hirekolale Lake: Situated amidst the huge mountain ranges covered in green with the lake in the backdrop, a drive to the Hirekolale Lake is worth it for experiencing a perfect picture postcard setting. The beauty of the lake enhances when visited during sunset as the saffron colour of the sunrays gets reflected onto the lake thereby making the spot appear magical.

  • Z Point: Z Point is a popular trekking spot from Chikmagalur. The challenging trek passes through lush green valleys. This trekking trail of 3 km begins from Kemmanagundi Raj Bhavan.

  • Jhari Waterfalls: Jhari Waterfalls also known as the Buttermilk Falls is situated near Attigundi at a distance of 12 km from Baba Budangiri. This waterfall is a perfect place which provides a serene environment to its visitors. Nestled in a harmonious environment, it is worth visiting.

  • Kemmanagundi: Kemmanagundi is one of the most popular hill stations and retreats in the area. The highest peak of Karnataka, Mullayanagiri, too is found here. Natural beauty take all shapes and forms here from streams, waterfalls, springs, forests to gardens.

  • Manikyadhara Falls: Endearingly known as Nellikayi Theertha, Manikyadhara Falls is one of the most enchanting and gorgeous waterfalls located on the Bababudan Road near Chikmagalur in Karnataka. Nestled in the heart of the Shola Forest, the perennial cascading waterfalls with sparkling clean water is not only a remarkable visual delight but is also the halting point of the various treks undertaken at the Baba Budangiri hills. Falling down a height of 30 feet, the waterfall offers stunning views of the mist covered green mountains in the backdrop and of the narrow valley down below.

  • Belavadi: Being a national heritage site and one of the prime attractions in Karnataka, Belavadi is situated at a distance of 29 km from the town of Chikmagalur. A scenic village which is surrounded by green lands, trees, and tons of lush greenery makes it a perfect place for one to relax at.

  • Inam Dattatreya Peetha: Located on the Baba Budan Giri Hills, this holy site is visited by Hindus and Muslims alike. The cave is believed to have provided shelter to Guru Dattatreya and Hazrat Dada Hayath Mir Khalanda

  • Sringeri Sharada Peetha: Nestled amongst the backdrop of the exquisite Malnad Hills on the banks of River Tunga and established by Sri Adi Shankaracharya, Sringeri Sharada Peetha is named after the great Rishi Rishyashringa. The prime deity of the temple is Sharadhamba Devi

  • Ballalarayana Durga Fort: Ballalarayana Durga is a hill fort in Chikmagalur that is situated in the village of Bettabalige between the towns of Kottegehara and Kalasa. Boasting of rich history and cultural significant, the vantage point is perched at a height of 1509 metres and offers some of the best panoramic vistas and picturesque views in the region. Cosily tucked up in the Western Ghats, it can only be reached through a trek amidst the dense forests. Although the hill fort is currently in ruins with only periphery walls, a few arches and a basement, it is a major tourist destination, a popular picnic spot in addition to being an ideal campsite.

  • Ghatikallu: The name ‘Ghatikallu’ refers to a peak that offers panoramic views of the valley. A two-hour drive from Chikmagalur takes one to Ghatikallu, a gem in the crown of the Western Ghats. Surrounded by lush green valleys and acres of coffee and areca nut plantations, this place in Chikmagalur district has everything that a nature lover could ever wish for: streams, waterfalls, hills, thick forests and above all, its resounding quietude. Travellers come all the way here seeking the bliss of camping, star-gazing, trekking and river walks. There are also many stunning homestays and resorts here.

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