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Camping in Sakleshpur, Chikmagalur - Flat 34% off

Camping in Sakleshpur, Chikmagalur - Flat 34% off

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Riverside Camping in Sakleshpur, Chikmagalur - Flat 20% off

Riverside Camping in Sakleshpur, Chikmagalur - Flat 20% off

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Camping & Cycling Adventure, Sakleshpur

Camping & Cycling Adventure, Sakleshpur

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Camping in the Wild, Sakleshpur-flat 25% off

Camping in the Wild, Sakleshpur-flat 25% off

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Serene Homestay in Coffee Plantations, Chikmagalur

Serene Homestay in Coffee Plantations, Chikmagalur

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Offbeat Stay Experience in Chikmagalur

Offbeat Stay Experience in Chikmagalur

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Homestay at the Foothills of Mullayanagiri, Chikmagalur

Homestay at the Foothills of Mullayanagiri, Chikmagalur

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Nature Homestay in Chikmagalur, With Local Sightseeing

Nature Homestay in Chikmagalur, With Local Sightseeing

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Lakeside Homestay in Chikmagalur Flat 16% off

Lakeside Homestay in Chikmagalur Flat 16% off

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Misty Homestay in Coffee Estates, Chikmagalur

Misty Homestay in Coffee Estates, Chikmagalur

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Homestay with Mullayanagiri Peak View, Chikmagalur

Homestay with Mullayanagiri Peak View, Chikmagalur

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Stay Experience at Mullayanagiri Foothills, Chikmagalur

Stay Experience at Mullayanagiri Foothills, Chikmagalur

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Pocket Friendly Homestay in Chikmagalur

Pocket Friendly Homestay in Chikmagalur

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Homestay with Camping Experience, Chikmagalur

Homestay with Camping Experience, Chikmagalur

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Homestay Amidst Silver Oak Trees, Chikmagalur

Homestay Amidst Silver Oak Trees, Chikmagalur

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Chikmagalur Hilltop Homestay Experience Flat 21% Off

Chikmagalur Hilltop Homestay Experience Flat 21% Off

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Homestay with Rope Adventure Activities, Chikmagalur

Homestay with Rope Adventure Activities, Chikmagalur

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Nature Stay Expereince Amidst the Hills, Chikmagalur

Nature Stay Expereince Amidst the Hills, Chikmagalur

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Chikmagalur Homestay Amid Coffee Plantation Flat 21% Off

Chikmagalur Homestay Amid Coffee Plantation Flat 21% Off

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Homestay with Indoor & Outdoor Activities, Chikmagalur

Homestay with Indoor & Outdoor Activities, Chikmagalur

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  • Retreat into a realm of serenity and calm by indulging in an enthralling experience of camping in Chikmagalur. Located amidst the verdant green meadows and offering tons of scenic views, these camping places in Chikmagalur allows you to take the vacation which you will cherish forever.

    Limited Offer: 2 Day Camping  Experience In Sakleshpur (Cashback of Rs 500)

    They are known to captivate you with their warm hospitality and comfortable amenities and let you forget the worries of life for a little while. Some of the popular Chikmagalur camping places are Bhagavathi Nature Camp, Japavathi River Camp, Bhadra Nature Camp, and Ranger Camp. They excel in getting your pulse racing with activities like trekking, nature walks, coracle rides, bonfire, etc.

    Best Seller: Camping At Great Monsoon Retreat (Flat 23% Off)

    Moreover, they are an ideal getaway if you wish to spend some quality time with your loved ones. They combine the perfect dose of comfort and thrill in order to bring some wide smiles on everyone’s face when they are in Chikmagalur.

  • Best Selling Camps in Chikmagalur

  • 01Chikmagalur Camping at Great Monsoon Retreat

    Chikmagalur Camping at Great Monsoon Retreat
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    Chikmagalur is one of the most visited places in the Western Ghats of Karnataka is a highly favourite hill station in southern India. Travellers from all across the world hit this exotic location for adventure as well as peaceful activities and enjoy some time in solace.

    About the Campsite:
    The most amazing part of the camp is that it is designated as one of the highest rankers in 'Great Monsoon Retreats in India' and 'Winter escape'. Moreover, it is a host in the natural beauty of western ghats and preserves the rich ecosystem very well. The campsite is only accessible by a 4X4 jeeps which are at an extra cost.

    About the Stay:

    The stay is marked by 9 normal size comfortable tents that can be accommodated by 2. Inside the tents, you get to enjoy comfortable carry mats, cotton/foam mattress & sleeping bags which are provided for your comfort. Along with the same, you get to use 2 common washrooms which are very hygienic for your safety and has 24 hours hot water running facility. 
    A villa with luxury rooms is also available for stay. The rooms are well-maintained and loaded with amenities, luxury and comfort.
    Check in- 12.30 PM
    Check-out- 11.00 AM

    About the activities:
    Arrive at the homestay and check-in to your accommodation. Now you can enjoy sunset hike, waterfall visit, campfire and wildlife watching. You get to enjoy photography as well when you visit the site.

    How to reach?
    The campsite is only accessible by 4X4 jeeps due to its extreme offbeat and serene location. You will be specified the exact meeting location right after booking confirmation.

    Address: Western ghats wilderness org, survey no 23, Hodchalli, Hanbal Hobli, Saklespur Taluk, Hassan District. Karnataka
    Minimum  number of people required- 2


  • 02Monsoon Camping and Trekking Experience in Chikmagalur

    Monsoon Camping and Trekking Experience in Chikmagalur
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    Monsoon trekking and camping experience in Chikmagalur brings you on the doorstep of Kyatanmakki, which is a peak in the Kudremukha range of Chikmagalur, Karnataka. Embellished with the natural beauty of the Western Ghats, this beautiful trekking trail is a rather untouched paradise in Chikmagalur, just waiting to be found. 

    Set in the greenest environs in the region, this trek also includes camping nearby, adding another alluring factor of charm to the whole experience. Also, the challenging factor of the trek is what attracts the enthusiasts to the trek, and the reward at the end of the trek is the scenic view that awaits you at the end. 

    You will be picked up from designated pickup spots in Bangalore and will be dropped back to the same spots at the end of the trek.

    About the Activity:
    - Get picked up from your chosen spot in an overnight bus, that will bring you to the destination early the next morning.
    - Get your breakfast and then start the trek to the top. Spend some time there before descending back down.
    - Enjoy a wine party with a warm bonfire. It will be followed by dinner and an overnight stay. You will wake up to a beautiful morning and have a delicious breakfast.
    - You will then check-out and visit the nearby Mydadi waterfalls, post which you will return to Bangalore and bring the experience to an end.

    Facts about Kyatanmakki:
    - Located in Kudremukha Range of hills in Chikmagalur, Kyatanmakki is one of the highest peaks. The top can be reached by a 4x4 vehicle, but the real adventure is hiking to the top from amidst the clouds. 
    - Located 8 kms from the nearest town of Horanadu in Chikmagalur district, Kyatanmakki is a hill station as well. 
    - The height of the peak is slightly over 5500 ft above sea level. 
    - The trek is one of the greenest spots in the area.
    - On the way, you will find a small temple of the Goddess Annapoorneshwari, which offers scenic views of the Kudremukha Region, and also acts as a resting spot.
    - The view from the top offers a 360-degree panorama of the beautiful Kudrenukha, Horanadu and Chikmagalur.
    - Not far from the hill is the Kudremukha National Park, which is the home to the beautiful Lakya Dam and the Kalasa Temple, which are both worth a visit as well.
  • 03Camping in Sakleshpur, Chikmagalur - Flat 34% off

    Camping in Sakleshpur, Chikmagalur - Flat 34% off
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    This is a special package with a complimentary sightseeing tour like no other. Please read the end of the overview for details.

    About Sakleshpur:

    Sakleshpur is a beautiful hill-station in Karnataka and loaded with natural beauty like slopes of tea, dense canopies hill, coffee plantations, fog, botanical beauty, wooded forest, water flowing streams, chirping birds and variety of flora and fauna. The beautiful trekking trails and canopy of trees are wonderful to look at and attracts thousands at a time.

    About the Camping:
    Sakleshpur is one getaway that will charm you to no end and the campsite is perched at a high altitude. It has a temperate climate surrounded with lofty green hills full of coffee, cardamom, pepper and areca nut plantations and you can enjoy scenic beauty of the untouched nature right here.

    About the Stay:
    The stay is marked with 1 standard room that can have 5 persons at a time, 3 economy rooms that can have 12 persons at a time and 15 tents that have to be shared among 3-4 people. The campsite can accommodate 101 people at a time.
    Check in: 12.00 PM
    Check out: 11.00 AM

    About the activities:
    The activities that can be undertaken in the campsite are games like volleyball, cricket, badminton etc. Along with outdoor games, indoor activities like chess, carom, cards are also here. For some trilling time, you can go for a 2 km guided trekking, campfire, music and nature walk to refresh your time away from the city life.

    How to reach?
    The campsite is located at a distinct location and can be reached by private or shared vehicle as public transportation will not help you in reaching here. The details will be shared with you right after the booking confirmation.
    - The minimum number of people required to book this package is 2.

    Pick-up Points:
    First Pickup(06:00 AM): Indiranagar, Near CMH Park 
    Second Pickup( 06:15 AM): Domlur, New Shanthi Sagar Hotel
    Third Pickup(06:30 AM): MG Road, opposite to 1 MG Lido Mall 
    - Pick-up can be done from other places as well if your group size is large.

    Special Offerings:
    We provide you to choose this tour with transportation or without transportation to and from Bangalore. Click on "Book Now" and choose the option you want.
    Our transportation will be in Tempo-Traveller, Mini-Bus or SUV car depending on the group size. 
    If you choose this package with transportation, you will experience a complimentary one of a kind customized sightseeing tour en route to make the boring drive a lot interesting. You will be visiting the major attraction in and around the region, with no extra cost. The places covered are:

    Jenukallu View Point
    Manjarabad fort
    Abbe Gundi Falls
    Sri Sakleshwara Swamy Temple
    Sri Malali Suggi Temple
    Hasanamba Temple
    Malleshwara Temple
    Chanakeshava Temple

    Choose the package with transportation, avoid the hassle and expenses of public transport and visit these attractive sites absolutely for free.
    Even if you choose to book without transportation our travel experts recommend you to visit these places en route.

    You will not find this kind of a package anywhere else.
    Book Now!
  • 04Riverside Camping in Sakleshpur, Chikmagalur - Flat 20% off

    Riverside Camping in Sakleshpur, Chikmagalur - Flat 20% off
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    This is a special package with a complimentary sightseeing tour like no other. Please read the end of the overview for details.

    About Chikmagalur:

    Chikmagalur is one of the most visited places in the Western Ghats of Karnataka is a highly favorite hill station in southern India. And one of the most famous attractions of Chikmagalur are the Baba Budangiri Hills. Travelers love to be here from all over the world to experience peace and solace.

    About the Campsite:
    You can experience camping on a 100-acre paddy field located a couple of minutes away with the mighty Hemavati river. Camp under the stars with an uninterrupted view of the horizon. There's much to do around our campsite but it's also perfect for lazy do-nothing weekend. 

    About the Stay:
    The stay is marked by comfortable tents that can be accommodated by 2. Along with the same, you get to use 1 common washroom which are very hygienic for your safety and has hot running water for 24 hours. At the same time, Cottages with separate washrooms are available at the site as well.

    NOTE: Minimum number of booking required for tent is 4 and for cottage is 8 

    Check-In: 11:00 am
    Check-Out: 11:00 am

    About the Activity:
    Arrive at the campsite on your own and check-in to your accommodation. Now you can enjoy activities full of fun and adventure, one can also indulge in photography nearby.

    How to reach?
    Located at a distinct location, it is easily reachable by road. The exact location will be shared with you right after the booking confirmation.

    Pick-up Points:
    First Pickup(06:00 AM): Indiranagar, Near CMH Park 
    Second Pickup( 06:15 AM): Domlur, New Shanthi Sagar Hotel
    Third Pickup( 06:30 AM): MG Road, opposite to 1 MG Lido Mall 
    - Pick-up can be done from other places as well if your group size is large.

    Special Offerings:
    We provide you to choose this tour with transportation or without transportation to and from Bangalore. Click on "Book Now" and choose the option you want.
    Our transportation will be in Tempo-Traveller, Mini-Bus or SUV car depending on the group size. 
    If you choose this package with transportation, you will experience a complimentary one of a kind customized sightseeing tour en route to make the boring drive a lot interesting. You will be visiting the major attraction in and around the location, with no extra cost. The places covered are:

    Attihalli waterfalls
    Hasanamba Temple
    Chanakeshava Temple
    Shree Siddeshwara Swamy Temple
    Sri Anjaneyaswamy Temple
    Maharaja Park
    Hemavathi Statue
    Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, GowriKoppal
    Malleshwara Temple

    Choose the package with transportation, avoid the hassle and expenses of public transport and visit these attractive sites absolutely for free.
    Even if you choose to book without transportation our travel experts recommend you to visit these places en route.

    You will not find this kind of a package anywhere else.
    Book Now!
  • 05Campsite with Fun-filled Activities near Chikmagalur - Flat 21% off

    Campsite with Fun-filled Activities near Chikmagalur - Flat 21% off
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    Check In Time: 11:00 AM
    Check Out Time:
    11:00 AM

    Chikmagalur is the perfect hill station getaway from Bangalore as it located just 240 km away from Bangalore. Chikmagalur is famous for its lush green valleys, tall mountains, and scenic views. Baba Budangiri and Kemmanagundi are of the most visited place in Chikmagalur.

    About the homestay

    This campsite is located on the beautiful hill station of Chikmagalur. The camps are located far away from the hustle bustle of the tourists. You can indulge in various activities like Cricket, Badminton, Carrom, Football, Tug of war and much more but if you are not interested in the outdoor games and you want something peaceful then you can play board games, cards, darts and much more. If you an adventurous person and you like to explore the unexplored woods then you can go for trekking, Estate walks, and Sunrise walk. You can also indulge in the most fun-filled group activity, Treasure hunt around the camp. At night you can enjoy music, dancing around the bonfire with your friends and family.

    Number of Camps:
    6
    Maximum Capacity:
    20

    How to reach:
    The stay is 13 km from the Chikmagalur bus stand so you can reach here by your private vehicle or you can also take a public transfer or a private cab.

    Minimum number of people required- 2
    Note:
    Only some of the camps are capable of quad sharing.

  • 062d/1n Camping in Sakleshpur - at 28% Off.

    2d/1n Camping in Sakleshpur - at 28% Off.
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    About Chikmagalur:
    Chikmagalur is one of the most visited places in the Western Ghats of Karnataka is a highly favorite hill station in southern India. And one of the most famous attractions of Chikmagalur are the Baba Budangiri Hills. This homestay in the middle of Baba Budangiri range is located at a height of about 4500ft above sea level, and is situated in a patch of untouched land, maintaining its true beauty.

    About the Stay:
    The stay is marked by 10 normal size comfortable tents that can be accommodated by 4 and 2 large tents that can be accommodated by 5. Along with the same, you get to use common washrooms which are very hygienic for your safety. The total capacity of the site is for 30 people.
    Check in- 12.00 PM
    Check-out- 10.30 AM

    About the Activity:
    Arrive at the homestay on your own and check-in to your accommodation. Now you can enjoy Coracle Ride, campfire, tube rafting, Rope Activities, Bird Watching, Nature Walk, Kids activities like trampoline, Sports, River Crossing and Mud volleyball.
    Paid activities: 
    Motor boat, kayaking, natural jacuzzi, banana ride and bumper ride at extra nominal charges.
    - Minimum number of People required to book the product is 2.

    How to reach?
    Located at a distinct location, it is easily reachable by road. 1 km before the campsite, you have to pass through dirt road. You have to park your vehicle 300 meters from the campsite. The exact location will be shared with you right after the booking confirmation.



  • Other Campsites in Chikmagalur

  • 07Bhagavathi Nature Camp

    Located inside Kudremukh National Park, Bhagavathi Nature Camp is one of the best places for camping in Chikmagalur. It is known to get your adrenaline rushing with numerous activities like trekking, bird watching, jeep safari and mountain biking.

    Surrounded by verdant green forests, Bhagavathi Nature Camp is where you can look forward to being amidst the untouched beauty of nature. For the birdwatchers, this camping experience is an extreme delight as you can hear the constant humming of birds all around which creates an idyllic vibe.

    The nature camp is equipped with basic amenities like housekeeping, room service, parking etc. Some of the popular tourist spots located close to the camp is Gangamoola Hill and Jamalabad Fort.

    Check Out:
    Best Resorts in Chikmagalur

  • 08Bhadra Nature Camp

    One of the prominent Chikmagalur camping places, Bhadra Nature Camp is an oasis of serenity for all the backpackers. Nestled amidst the forests, Bhadra Nature Camp offers cottage type and tent type rooms which are equipped with all the basic amenities.

    With a number of activities, they promise to keep everyone occupied and offer them a number of memories to cherish forever. Some of the popular activities which one can look forward to at Bhadra Nature Camp are birdwatching, wildlife photography, fishing, forest trekking, coracle ride, swimming, campfire, shooting practise etc.

    The camp is located on a coffee estate which makes it a unique camping experience for everyone who is in search of some tranquillity away from the city life in Chikmagalur.

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  • 09Ranger Camp

    Tucked beautifully amidst the woods, Ranger Camp is one of the most exciting places for camping in Chikmagalur. It offers a wonderful amalgamation of comfort and adventure to let you forget your struggles of office for the duration of the holiday.

    Offering well-furnished cottages, it is a splendid retreat to enjoy the gorgeous panoramas of Chikmagalur. The cottage is encompassed by cashew, silver, teak and other plantation trees. They excel in getting you an adrenaline rush with indoor and outdoor activities like carrom board, badminton, birdwatching, cycling, nature walks, trekking, relaxing in the hammock, cricket etc.

    They also offer a great dining experience serving dishes from north Indian and south Indian cuisine. Some of the popular getaways near Ranger Camp are Kalhatti Falls, Hebbe Falls, Amriteshwara Temple, Baba Budangiri etc.

    Suggested Read: 
    Trekking Trails in Chikmagalur

  • 10Japavathi River Camp

    Retreat to a vacation filled with peace and quiet by staying at Japavathi River Camp when you are in Chikmagalur. With river Japavathi gurgling on one side and the panorama of coffee estates, Japavathi River Camp is where you can soak in the pristine charm of nature.

    It is situated in Devarunda Village Post of Mudigere Taluk of Western Ghats. The landscape is filled with scenic delights which make the camping experience unforgettable in Chikmagalur. They have simple and comfortable accommodation on offer along with home-cooked food to make it a wonderful staycation for all the guests.

    Some of the popular activities which the tourists can enjoy at Japavathi River Camp are trekking, bird watching, outdoor camping, campfire, coffee estate walk, mud volleyball etc.

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Mullayanagiri

One of the most spectacular attractions in Chikmagalur is Mullayanagiri that is known for its jaw dropping natural beauty. With its calming ambience formed by lush greenery, misty weather and rugged rocks, Mullayanagiri is a heavenly place to relish your vacation. Mullayanagiri Peak is a heaven for adventure junkies who wish to partake in a number of thrilling activities like road biking, trekking and mountain biking. 

This place is also renowned for a small temple dedicated to Tapasvi Mullappa swamy and a trek to the peak takes one through many landmarks like some caves, a stream and a Nandi statue. Mullayanagari is one of the few places to visit in Chikmagalur where you will find yourself at loss of words as you behold the most majestic views of the landscape. 

Height: Mullayanagiri is at an altitude of 1950 metres above sea level

Location: Baba Budan Giri Range of Western Ghats, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 

Best Time to visit: One can visit here for the best experience from late September till early March.

Entry fee: Free

Timings:  It is open throughout the day. However, it is advised to avoid visiting during the dark hours of the day. 

Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located approximately 20 kilometres away from Chikmagalur Bus Stand 
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Kudremukh National Park

Get ready to feast your eyes with the charm of wild and natural beauty at Kudremukh National Park. This place is notable as one of the most visited Chikmagalur tourist places and offers a refreshing getaway. It is appreciated for its scenic splendor and houses some of the most gorgeous flora and fauna in the state of Karnataka. The word Kudremukh means a horse face and gives the name to the peak located in this park which is often hailed as a thrilling trekking place.
 
Kudremukh National Park is a delight for wildlife enthusiasts and adventure lovers who wish to escape the worries of life in the most wonderful surroundings. This place is nestled between beautiful tea and coffee plantations and offers a rejuvenating trip in the midst of mesmerising wilderness and it is also one of the famous stops while trekking to Kudremukh Peak.

• Location: South Kanada, Udupi, Chikmagalur, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: December to February are the best months to visit Kudremukh National Park 

• Entry fee: INR 200/ USD 3 for Indians and INR 1000/ USD 15 for foreigners

• Timings: The advisable time to visit here is from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm. 

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is approximately 130 kilometres away from Chikmagalur Bus Stand
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Baba Budangiri

Baba Budangiri is a sacred pilgrimage spot in Chikmagalur for both the Hindu and Muslim communities. It is famous for its shrine of Hazrat Dada Hayath Mir Khalander who was a 17th century Sufi saint. The place is also notable for the caves which are believed to be once the residence of Sri Dattatreya Swamy. Baba Budangiri is one of the most picturesque places to visit in Chikmagalur and also famous among the thrill seekers for its trekking and hiking opportunities.

These peaks naturally form in the shape of a crescent moon and makes an idyllic landscape for the photographers and nature lovers in Chikmagalur.  The trekking trail between Mullayanagari and Baba Budangiri is an ecstatic experience for many tourists. Another prominent attraction of Baba Budangiri is the famous Manikyadhara Falls and the wild Kurinji flower blooms which happens every 12 years at this mountain. This last spectacle happened in the year 2006 and the next one is expected to happen in 2018. 

• Height: It is at a height of 1895 metres.

• Location: Baba Budangiri, Nagenahalli, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: It is best to visit here from September to March.

• Entry fee: Free

• Timings:  It can be visited any time during the day.

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: The distance between the two places is approximately 35 kilometres.
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Hebbe Falls

Known as one of the most exotic places to visit in Chikmagalur, Hebbe Falls offers a rejuvenating escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. With an enthralling view, Hebbe Falls is believed to have sacred herbs in its waters that can cure diseases. A dip in the waters at Hebbe Falls is always considered the most refreshing activity here. It is surrounded by the beauty of verdant forests and coffee plantations and makes for a serene trip.

The waterfall can be reached after a scenic ride through the picturesque road from Chikmagalur. Along with its postcard perfect views, Hebbe Falls is one of the favoritie places for trekkers who are always looking for the perfect trails replete with breathtaking natural beauty. Otherwise, if you are not so adventurous, a road trip to Hebbe Falls serves as a perfect recipe for fun and excitement. 

• Location: Chikkamagaluru District, Kesavinamane, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: The winter months from October to January is the best time to visit Hebbe Falls. 

• Entry fee: Free 

• Timings:  It is open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm 

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 70 kilometres.

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Kemmangundi

Escape into the serene surroundings at Kemmangundi in Chikmagalur which is known for its panoramic views. This beautiful hill station is popularly known as KR Hills and was known as the summer retreat for the Mysore King Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV. One of the best places to visit in Chikamagalur, this place is known for its beautiful gardens and spectacular views.

For the most enchanting visit, Raj Bhawan in Kemmangundi offers a gorgeous view at the time of sunset making it a pure photographer’s delight. It is also a hotspot for nature lovers with beautiful waterfalls, gurgling streams and verdant valleys. Some of the famous attractions that one must not visit in Kemmangundi are Z Point, Rose Garden, Hebbe Falls, Mullayanagiri, Baba Budangiri etc.  

• Height: It is at a height of 1434 metres above sea level

• Location: Kemmangundi, Tarikere taluk of Chikkamagaluru

• Best Time to visit: The months from September to May remain the most pleasant time to visit here

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: Kemmangundi is at a distance of 60 kilometres from Chikmagalur

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Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

Offering an unforgettable experience for wildlife lovers, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is among the must visit sightseeing places in Chikmagalur. Nestled in the Western Ghats, it is known for being a habitat for diverse flora and fauna. It boasts of a landscape that is filled with lush green forests with the river Bhadra flowing in between. Some of the animals which you can spot here include tigers, leopards, Malabar giant squirrel etc along with a number of rare and exotic butterflies.

Tourists can indulge in a number of exciting activities when they are visiting Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. Some of the activities offered here are jeep safari, water sports in River Bhadra, trekking, island camping, rock climbing and bird watching. 

• Location: Behind Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tarikere, Lakkavalli, (attn Rivertern Lodge), Chickmagaluru, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: October to March is the best time to visit Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

• Entry fee: Entry is free

• Timings:  It is open from 6:30 am to 8:30 am and the from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is at an approximate distance of 80 kilometres from Chikmagalur Bus Stand
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Hirekolale Lake

Surrounded by the beauty of mountains in the Western Ghats, Hirekolale Lake is one of the most wonderful places to visit in Chikmagalur. This beautiful man-made lake is awe-striking for every spectator in Chikmagalur and must not be missed while visiting Chikmagalur tourist places. It was built as a source to supply water for drinking and irrigation purposes to the town of Chikmagalur. The lake is encompassed by gorgeous surroundings and offers a serene retreat for people coming along with friends and family wishing to have a great time.

Hirekolale Lake offers the most mesmerising views of the landscape at the time of twilight when the most number of travelers flock here. It is a delight for photography lovers who are looking to add an idyllic sunset shot to their travel albums. One can also appreciate the exceptional views of Mullayanagiri Hills from Hirekolale Lake.

• Location: Hirekolale lake, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: Hirekolale lake can be visited throughout the year. However, tourists are advised to visit this lake during twilight for the best experience.

• Entry fee: Free

• Timings:  It is open 24 hours

Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 10 kilometres from Chikmaglur Bus Stand.
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Bhadra Dam

Bhadra Dam is a magnificent place that one must visit on their vacation to Chikmagalur for a thrilling experience. Surrounded by beautiful hills, Bhadra Dam is known for the Bhadra reservoir and the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. It supports the lifeline of the region and offers many benefits from irrigation, drinking water, industrial use and hydro electricity generation. Bhadra Dam is one of the most attractive Chikmagalur tourist places where you can appreciate the beauty of ecology. 

It is a hot spot for many of the rare and diverse flora and fauna. It offers some of the best views of the landscape and one can’t help but wonder the beauty of nature at its small islands where many migratory birds are spotted. Tourists here can partake in a number of exciting activities like sailing, kayaking, boating, water cycling, water trampoline and sport fishing. 

• Location: Bhadra Dam, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: The best time to visit here is during the monsoon months of the year 

• Timings: It is advised to visit here from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is at a distance of 78 kilometres from Chikmagalur 
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Coffee Museum

Hop on to witness the journey of your favourite beverage right from the plantations to the delicious cuppa that you enjoy every day at Coffee Museum in Chikmagalur. One of the most intriguing places to visit in Chikmagalur, Coffee Museum and offers an interesting depiction of the history, processes and varieties of coffee. The museum uses exciting ways to narrate the story of coffee like movies, songs and interesting visuals and the friendly staff gives the tourists all the information about the displays here.

It is surrounded by an exquisite scenery of coffee plantations. This thematic museum offers an interesting insight shown by an inhouse expert through various demonstrations and presentations. A visit to this museum in Chikmagalur is both an educational and recreational for all the coffee lovers. It is for sure that you will return from Coffee Museum knowing more than ever. 

• Location: Coffee Museum, Dasarahalli, Karnataka 

• Best Time to visit: It can be visited anytime throughout the year. 

• Entry fee: INR 20/ USD 0.30

• Timings:  The timings are between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm and between 2:00 pm and 5:30 pm from Monday to Friday 

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: The distance between the two places is approximately 6 kilometres. 
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Jhari Falls

Also famous as Buttermilk Falls, this beautiful waterfall is one of the most mesmerising tourist attractions in Chikmagalur. Encompassed by serene coffee and tea plantations, Jhari Falls is a delight for everyone who wish to bask in the luxury of nature. This waterfall is formed naturally by the springs in the mountains.

The monsoons accentuate the beauty of this place and makes it a place worth visiting in Chikmagalur. Tourists here can indulge in a cool dip in the pool formed by the waters of the fall. For the people visiting here, it should be remembered that the private vehicles are not allowed and one has to take a jeep ride due to the bad condition of roads there. 

Location: Datha Peetha Road, Athigundi Village, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka

Best Time to visit:  The best most ideal time to visit Jhari Falls is from August to January, however, Jhari Falls has its peak season from September to December. 

Entry fee: The entry fee for a jeep is INR 600/ USD 9.21
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Ballalarayana Durga Fort

Take a dive into the past with a visit to Ballalarayana Durga Fort when you are in Chikmagalur. It is known amongst the most popular Chikmagalur tourist places for history lovers and boasts of an exciting adventure for thrill seekers. This isolated but intriguing fort in Chikmagalur was built in the 12th century by the wife of Veera Ballala l who was the king of Hoysala empire. Today, this fort is nothing but ancient wonder standing in ruins and testifies to the history of the region.

The most outstanding feature of Ballalarayana Durga Fort is its soothing ambience where one is away from the clamour of city life and surrounded by lush greenery. Trekking to Ballalarayana Durga Fort is one of the most sought after experiences in Chikmagalur due to its panoramic views and challenging nature. One must look forward to visiting Ballalarayana Durga Fort at the time of sunset to behold the most captivating views of your vacation. 

• Location: Ballalarayana Durga Fort, Madugundi, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: November to May is the most ideal time for tourism at Ballalarayana Durga Fort

• Timings: One could visit the Ballalarayana Durga Fort from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm any day of the week.

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 50 kilometres.

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Sringeri Sharada Peetha

Situated on the serene river banks of Tunga, Sringeri Sharada Peetha is one of the important Advaita mathas in the city of Chikmagalur. It was established by Adi Shankaracharya and draws tourists from all over the world. There is a famous legend that when Adi Shankaracharya was wandering around the banks of river Tunga, he came across an interesting sight where he saw a cobra spreading its hood to offer protection to a pregnant frog against the sunlight.

He was overwhelmed at the kindness of the cobra towards his natural enemy and built the temple on this unique land. Sringeri Sharada Peetha is celebrated because of the picturesque town of Sringeri that boasts of many legends and historic temples. Also known as Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada peetam, this place is one of the most popular Chikmagalur tourist attractions for pilgrims. 

• Location: Sringeri Sharada Peetham, Chickmagalur 

• Best Time to visit: It can be visited throughout the year 

• Entry fee: Free

• Timings: It is open in the morning from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm and in the evening from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at a distance of 87 kilometres from the bus stand in Chikmagalur.
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Kodandarama Temple

Located at the Sampangi Rama Nagar of Hiremagalur (Chikmagalur), Kodandarama Temple is a holy shrine dedicated to Hindu Lord Rama. The term ‘Kodandarama’ signifies the bow of Lord Rama. The principle idol here is that of Lord Rama with a bow in his hand, and this is how the temple got its identity. 

Kodandarama is equally well-known for its intricately carved idols and temple architecture as it is known for its religious significance. Right at the central heart of the temple, you will find the presence of the main shrine. Here, there are huge idols of Lord Rama with Goddess Sita towards his right and Sri Lakshmana towards his left. 

What makes the onlookers go crazy about the idol architecture is the fact that they have been carved out from a single massive boulder. Besides, the minute detailing of these idols (from eyes to the ornaments and supporting accessories), makes them adorable masterpieces. 

Adjacent to the Kodandarama Temple flows the mighty River Tungabhadra, which is a well-known water sporting adventurous site. Right in the front of the temple’s main entrance, you have a Chakratirtha ghat where lakhs and lakhs of pilgrims take holy dips in the river water. This spot is highly auspicious according to the beliefs of Hindu mythology. 

Standing atop a large land cover, the temple’s architecture is appealing. Whatever massive pillars you come across here, are all inscribed various ancient and medieval sculptures. The central holy sanctum has been carved in the shape of a rectangle where you have the three main idols. If you are good with the architectural basics, you will immediately come to know that the temple reflects an amalgamation of Hoysala and Dravidian style.

Location –  Double Rd, Sampangi Rama Nagara, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560027

Timing – Kodandarama Temple of Chikmagalur remains functional on all seven days of the week between 05:00 am to 12:00 pm. Then, the temple doors are closed during lunch hours and are reopened again between 04:00 pm to 09:00 pm. You can explore the entire temple within a duration of 1 to 1&1/2 hours.

Price – You do not need to pay anything on behalf as entry fees for visiting this holy shrine of Kodandarama Temple. 
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Kallathigiri Falls

If you’re a fan of natural beauty then you will find yourself spellbound at the gorgeous vista of Kallathigiri Falls in Chikmagalur. It is one of the most panoramic Chikmagalur tourist places and offers an unforgettable trip for everyone. Kallathigiri Falls is surrounded by serene valleys and has a small temple called Veerbhadra Temple that attracts a number of tourists to this place. This temple adds to the serene ambience of this place in Chikmagalur.

The waters of Kallathigiri Falls are believed to cure diseases and one of the popular legend says that the sage Agastya prayed at this location for a long time. KallathigirI Falls is also popular among trekkers who want to discover the exquisite trail replete with breathtaking vistas of the mountains and valleys. 

Location: Kallathigiri Falls, Kallathgiri, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Tourists are recommended to visit this place from September to February

Entry fee: Free

Timings:  It remains open from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm every day 

Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 50 kilometres.
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Z Point

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
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Sharadamba Temple

Famous as one of the most sacred places to visit in Chikmagalur, Sharadamba Temple is a renowned Hindu Temple built in the 8th century. It was constructed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya and dedicated to Goddess Saraswati. This ancient temple once had the original idol of the presiding deity made of sandalwood but it was later replaced with a golden idol. Built in the Dravidian style, Sharadamba Temple epitomises the nuances of the flourishing culture and history of the region.

This temple is located on the river Tunga and considered a must visit for the followers of Shankaracharya. There are also other four temples located around the mutt which are known as Kala bhairava temple, Durga temple, Anjaneya temple and Kali temple. Sharadamba Temple attracts the maximum number of visitors during the Navaratri Festival which is celebrated with great fervor by the devotees. 

• Location: Sri Sharadamba Temple, Harihara Street, Singeri, Chikkamagaluru

• Best Time to visit: The most ideal time to visit this temple is during the Navratra festival. 

• Entry fee: Free

• Timings:  It can be visited all days of the week from 5:30 am to 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 9:15 pm

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 90 kilometre from the Chikmagalur Bus Stand

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