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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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Traveller Tales from Chikmagalur

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Anirudh Ghaty

12 September 2018

"One hell of a crazy trek this one. The views were just splendid, and the organisers had it all charted out, and were extremely helpful. \n\nAn initial route through the forest is what we go through wh...

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Swastik Uprety

04 September 2019

My first ever trekking experience and I could not have asked for a better one. Booked for this trek just 2 days before, solely based on other trekkers' reviews and amazing pics they have posted on Thr...

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priyanka priyanka

09 November 2018

This was my 2nd SOLO trek through Thrillophilia. I am passionate about trekking and i feel Thrillophilia is one of the trusted platform, through them i can plan my solo trekking without any 2nd thought...

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Abhi Abhi

17 September 2018

I would say that this is once in a lifetime trekking experience. Conquering the 3 highest peak. Karthik n Anupam who were our ODL made our trek memorable n entertaining through out, very friendly n ene...

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Rajinder Butt

15 August 2014

Kudremukh is an amazing peak and so far I had just heard about this place but finally I get to see it. Amazing place - loved the trekking experience. What an experience. I'm going again.

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Rudrani Ghosh Roy

21 January 2019

"Kodachadri was my first trek and it was a one such trek that couldn't be better. First we started with the forest trek, to the Hidlumane falls and then ascending to the Kodachadri peak. The experience...

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shreya bhayani

28 February 2017

A must go place! We started our trek early in the morning and the journey through the jungle and waterfalls was breathtaking! There were a few steep climbs too with a scorching sun above us, but all of...

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Amit Mittal

09 August 2019

I would say it is the most memorable trek for us. I went on this trek on 3rd August with my four friends and it's a monsoon season. Habib and Abhi were our instructors and right from the pickup point t...

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Suraksha G

14 January 2019

"Trek was amazing!!!! I enjoyed every bit of starting from the ice breaker round to the bus journey. This is a lifetime experience. I can’t believe it was so amazing much more than I expected. Starting...

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What You Should Know More About Chikmagalur

  • Q. Where can I book camps in Chikmagalur at just 1500 INR?
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  • Q. What are the best things to do in Chikmagalur starting from just Rs. 250 only?

    Chikmagalur is one of those tourist attractions known for its heritage spots, water attractions, adventurous activities, wildlife safaris, and unique nature themes. So whether you are one of those bold adventure junkies or the silent brooding nature lovers, Chikmagalur will delight you with the plethora of activities which it offers.

    Mullayanagiri Trek, Chikmagalur @ Rs 3287/- 
    Chikmagalur Camping At Great Monsoon Retreat at Rs 3050/-
    Kudremukh Trek, Chikmagalur at Rs.3499/-
    Bhadra River Rafting, Chikmagalur at Rs.1200/-
    Tea Plantation Walk In Chikamagalur @ Rs.380/-
    Kayaking In Chikmagalur at Rs.250/-
    Stay at Chikmagalur Homestay With Private Waterfall at Rs.2500/-

  • Q. Which are the must visit attractions in Chikmagalur for first time travllers?

    The verdant greenery has umpteen number of attractions to share with each of its visitors makes this top among travellers list. Click here to know all the famous places in the city. 

    Kudremukh National Park - Best known for trekking and wildlife
    Hebbe Falls - Best known for natural jacuzzi with exotic herbs
    Tea Plantation - Best known for photography, accommodations
    Homestay with Private Waterfall - Best known for homely feel and best amenities 
    Kyatanamakki - Best known for jeep ride, picturesque sunsets
    Madu Gundi Falls - Best known for off-roading, nature photography
    Mullayanagiri Coffee Estates - Best known for jeep ride, heaven for coffee lovers

  • Q. Where is Chikmagalur located? How can I reach Chikmagalur from Bangalore?

    Chikmagalur is located in the Chikamagaluru district along the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range in the Indian state of Karnataka.

    By Air: If you want to reach Chikmagalur by air then there are various airline options are available for you. The Mangalore airport is the nearest airport to Chikmagalur; sharing a distance of 110 km. from Mangalore airport you can hire a taxi to reach the location. There are both domestic and international flights landing in that airport. These flights are affordable and you can approach for early booking.

    By Railway: Yes, Chikmagalur has its own railway station but to be frank, it is not well-connected. And thus if you want to reach Chikmagalur by train you have to reach Kadur railway station that shares a distance of 40 km from Chikmagalur. The Bangalore rail station lies within 203 km from Chikmagalur.

    By Bus: Bus services are also available to reach Chikmagalur. The distance between Bangalore and Chikmagalur is 240 km and takes 6 hours to reach. From Mangalore junction, the ticket costs Rs 150 and it takes near about 4 hours to covers 127 km. From Mysore, it takes 3 hours to reach covering a distance of 180 km. The ticket costs Rs 100.  This is perhaps the most hassle-free journey to Chikmagalur, as you won’t need to change the vehicle again and again and can direct visit the destination.

    By Car: If you want to drive your own car to reach Chikmagalur then you have to cover a total distance of 240 km. from Bangalore you would take 4 hours to reach.  The route is Bangalore kunigal - Channarayapattana - Hassan - Belur - Chikmagalur. From Mysore, it is 180 km. In the car you would take 3 hours covering the route via Arsikere - Mysore - Belur - Chigmagalur. And from Mangalore, you have to cross 110 km taking 1.5 hours via NH169 and Sringeri road in a car. 

    Check Out: Bangalore to Chikmagalur Travel Guide

  • Q. What is the best time to visit Chikmagalur for a vacation?

    From the month of September to the month of March is considered as the right time to visit the place. During this period of time, the weather remains very soothing and comfortable for the tourist to explore different tourist spots in Chikmagalur.

    During the summer season: From March to June the temperature of Chikmagalur ranges between 25 to 35 degrees Celsius. This wonderful hill station can be visited in these months, but sightseeing becomes difficult during the hours when the humidity and the hot weather reach its top. If you have no issues with the time schedule, then it would be better if you skip this season and visit Chikmagalur during the monsoon or during the winter season. 

    During the monsoon season: The months July, August, and September cover the monsoon season in Chikmagalur. During this period of time, the beauty of this hill station enhances. The hills look more attractive and spellbinding. If you are planning to visit Chikmagalur you can try booking this tourist destination during the monsoon. Remember that heavy rainfall may affect your tour to visit the markets in the town. And this is why do not forget to carry an umbrella or raincoats if you visit this place during the monsoon. 

    During the winter season: September, October, November, December, January, and February are considered as the winter months in this amazing hill station. During these periods of time the temperature ranges from 10 to 32 degree Celsius. This is undoubtedly the best season to visit this attractive tourist destination. During the winter season, the weather of Chikmagalur remains extremely delightful and the hill starts looking colourful. The winter season is considered as the perfect season to visit for the tourist. If you are planning to visit Chikmagalur, you are advised to book tickets for the winter season.

  • Q. What all should I carry while visiting Chikmagalur for holiday?

    While it is advisable to pack less for the trip, there are certain things you must keep handy for a successful and comfortable trip, namely:

    -Mosquito repellants
    -Hats 
    -Sunglasses
    -Sunscreens
    -Warm clothes
    -First aid kit (inclusive of basic medicines for cold, fever, cuts, and injuries)
    -Tickets and itinerary
    -Medical requirements (consult a physician)
    -Sports shoes

    Make sure you check your shoes prior to your journey as you would not want to have sore feet keeping you off the thrill so close.

  • Q. Is it safe to travel to Chikmagalur?

    Karnataka is considered as the safest state of India because of the low crime rates. Known for friendly and welcoming locals, you can comfortably seek help from the locals if you get stuck anywhere. It is advisable to stay alert and not trust anyone blindly on the trip.

    Women should try not to wander around alone during the late hours. It would be better to keep a small knife and pepper spray handy for your own safety. Make sure you let someone know about your location and keep them well informed of your plans to be on the safer side.

  • Q. I am woman visiting Chikmagalur alone? Will I be safe?

    Chikmagalur is one of the safest destinations for women travelers in India. The state of Karnataka has one of the lowest crime rates in the country and you should be fine even if you are traveling alone.

    However to be on a safer side, we suggest you to dress conservatively and not go out alone at nights or isolated locations by yourself.

  • Q. Is Chikmagalur a good weekend getaway option from Bangalore?

    Chikmagalur is an excellent location to venture out on weekends from Bangalore. With its pleasant climate and its picturesque landscapes favorable for trekking and sightseeing across its coffee plantations and green velvety hills, it is an ideal getaway option for both family and friends and you will enjoy a lot with your group in this amazing tourist destination.

  • Q. Can we go to Chikmagalur for a family vacation?

    Yes! Home to numerous temples dripping in architectural grandeur including the Sharadamba Temple, Vidyashankara Temple, Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple, and Amruteshwar Temple to name a few, major families come flocking from far and nearby pay their religious respect and pray for good fortune.

    Not just temples, Chikmagalur also has an abundance of attractions like the Bhadra WildlifeSanctuary, Coffee Museum, Bhadra Dam, and Kudremukh National Park, which you can visit along with your kids.

    You can also enjoy the eye-feasting view of the cascading falls which are plenty in the vicinity namely, Jhari Waterfalls, Hanuman Gundi Waterfalls, Shankar Falls, and Kadambi Falls.

    Must Check: Best Chikmagalur Tour Packages

  • Q. What is the ideal duration for a holiday in Chikmagalur?

    Your trip to Chikmagalur can be easily completed in a couple of days where you can explore trekking, wildlife safaris, camping and other adventure activities

    It is better you select a holiday package depending upon the time and money you wish to spend on different activities. Also, take your budget into consideration while planning a trip to Chikmagalur or check out some
    Chikmaglur tour packages.

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  • Q. What adventure activities can be done in Chikmagalur?

    With so many fun-filled activities, a retreat to Chikmagalur is sure to get your adrenaline pumping with its historical spots, marvelous waterfalls and the brilliant sights of the mountains and waterfalls.

    If you like extreme adventures, Chikmagalur is the place which you should check off first from your bucket list.

    You can undertake the following activities in Chikmagalur:
    -Camping
    -Trekking
    -Adventure cycling
    -Coffee plantation tour etc.

  • Q. Which are some highest peaks in Chikmagalur for trekking?

    If wandering amidst the forests, listening to the chirping sounds of birds and counting stars in the sky during the night defines your dream adventure excursion, then Chikmagalur is one of the best spots to make this dream of yours come true. 

    Chikmagalur is an ideal location for trekking to the hills. The highest peaks here for trekking are:

    -
    Mullayanagiri
    -Kemmagundi
    -Kudremukh

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  • Q. Can we do Kemmanagundi Trekking in Chikmagalur? What is special about it?

    Yes, you can do Kemmanagundi Trekking in Chikmagalur to explore the beauty of Western Ghats. The trek includes camping, bonfire and a visit to Hebbe Falls with an excellent opportunity to discover the coffee plantations in the backdrop of a serene landscape.

    The beautiful waterfall located between the green hills and dark forests makes the trek unforgettable. The trek is known for its captivating beauty and a tranquilizing experience amidst nature which will de-stress you as you engage in this adventurous activity.

  • Q. Can we trek to Kudremukh in Chikmagalur? How difficult is it?

    The Kudremukh trek in Chikmagalur is an exciting activity for a delightful experience to explore the majestic landscapes. The difficulty level of this trek is from moderate to difficult. It is one of the most beautiful treks of South India and an ideal place to tramp in the wild.

    The trail offers some breathtaking vistas of the lush green valleys and the verdant meadows of the Western Ghats. There is also an opportunity to witness an enchanting waterfall as you cherish the experience in such a great landscape.

  • Q. Can we visit Coffee Plantations in Chikmagalur? What is special about it?

    Yes, you can definitely enjoy a Coffee Plantation tour when in Chikmagalur. It includes a homestay at a coffee estate where you can explore the coffee plantations and spend time amidst nature.

    Chikmagalur is popularly known as the Coffee Land of Karnataka and an awesome destination to enjoy the aroma of coffee while trekking around the coffee plantations.

  • Q. Are there any famous temples to see in Chikmagalur?

    Yes, there are many famous temples where you can explore the beauty of Chikmagalurthey are:

    -Sharadamba Temple
    -SringeriSharadaPeetha
    -Amruteshwar Temple
    -Vidyashankara Temple
    -KodandaRamaswamy Temple

  • Q. Are there any wildlife tours in Chikmagalur?

    Yes, Chikmagalur is an interesting location for undertaking wildlife tours. It is ideal for families, couples, and backpackers to tour amidst the wilderness and add just the right spills and thrills to your trip.

    The famous wildlife tours offered at Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary challenge the thrill-seekers to the core and let them face the hurdles the place beholds. Witness scintillating vegetation while you are away from the hustle and bustle of the city and make sure you follow what your team leader says and inform immediately in case of any problem.

  • Q. Which are some famous resorts to stay in Chikmagalur?

    Chikmagalur is known for its scenic beauty which is unparalleled to most of the places. The verdant greenery will just take your breath away as you indulge in sightseeing in Chikmagalur.
    So the best way to cherish these experiences is by picking the resort which allows you to fulfil your travel goals in Chikmagalur.

    Some of the
    most famous resorts for staying in Chikmagalur are:

    -The Serai Resort
    -Winter Greens Resort
    -Eagle Eye resort
    -Jenukallu Resort
    -Tusk and Dawn
    -River Tern Lodge
    -Kalgreen Valley Resort
    -Silent Valley Resort

  • Q. Which restaurants serve local cuisine of Chikmagalur?

    The local cuisine of Chikmagalur which is also known as Malenadu cuisine is famous for its richness and spicy flavors, mainly supplemented by the taste of coconut milk. Rice and fish curry serve as staple items of the local platter in Chikmagalur.

    There are many restaurants where you can enjoy the local cuisine at Chikmagalur. Some of these are:

    -Grand Maharaja Multi Cuisine Family restaurant
    -Food Palace
    -Town Canteen
    -Odyssey, The Serai
    -Coffee Barn Cafe
    -The Estate Cafe

  • Q. Are there sufficient ATMs in Chikmagalur?

    Yes, there are plenty of ATMs in Chikmagalur of various banks like State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Canara Bank, Corporation Bank, Axis Bank etc.

  • Q. How to deal with any medical emergency we might face in Chikmagalur? Is there any hospital?

    There are many institutions in Chikamagalur in case you face any medical emergency. Some of the hospitals are:

    -Ashraya Hospital
    -Malnad Hospitals
    -Anuradha Hospital etc.

  • Q. Is smoking/drinking legal in Chikmagalur?

    Yes, there are many resorts where you can indulge in smoking or drinking in Chikmagalur. So if you are 18 or above, there is no restriction on drinking/smoking. However, it is advisable to check with the resort/restaurant where you are.

    Smoking/drinking is strictly prohibited when you are going for trekking or engaging in any other adventure activities.

  • Q. Which are famous waterfalls in Chikmagalur?

    The best waterfalls in Chikmagalur are:

    -Jhari Waterfalls
    -Hanuman Gundi Falls
    -Shankar Falls
    -Kadambi Falls
    -Jhari or Dabdabe Falls