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Best and Unique Places to Stay in Chikmagalur

Make sure you travel your best, while you make your best choices with the best and Unique Places to Stay in Chikmagalur as you traverse through the lush greens of this beauty with us.
Travel to the land, where your wish for that “your cup of coffee” is granted, and then nature ignites many more wanderlust wishes in the parts of you that you miss back home, like being that cup, ready and willing to carry around the contents put upon it, no fuss or bustling, just a vessel, inanimate or to trek upon a hill to find a special place in between two trees upon lush greens and of the two, one tree holds your favorite cup of coffee. A place of reading the darkened silhouettes, writing stories over the fresh breeze in the camouflaged cottages in the greens, glory of a pure work of dream and art and the shades of rainbow smoothly dancing in the brink of the eyes, Chikmagalur – a land that breathes an independent air of its own.


Chikmagalur is situated in the Malnad region of Karnataka in the Deccan plateau in the foothills of the Western Ghats with rivers Tunga and Bhadra finding their way to this land from the mountains. A city placed amid a scenic landscape in a fertile valley, Chikmagalur is surrounded by lush green coffee plantation hills. With vibrant and colorful flowers and ornamental plants, breathtaking views of waterfalls, picturesque landscapes and greenery, rugged terrains, stunning mountain regions and untouched environs, Chikmagalur, ‘Land of the younger daughter’, an underexplored destination looks refreshing all the year round, a place that should be marked next on your travel list. Want to lose yourself in this magic bliss? – Dive in – after you’ve found the best and unique places to stay in Chikmagalur!

Popular Packages

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  Exclusive Homestay in the Lap of Nature in Chikmagalur 2D 1N ₹ 2500 5.0 star View Details
  Exotic Sakleshpur Homestay with Adventure Activities 2D 1N ₹ 2500 5.0 star View Details
  Homestay in a Coffee Estate in Chikmagalur 2D 1N ₹ 2500 5.0 star View Details
  Chikmagalur Homestay Amid Coffee Plantation 2D 1N ₹ 2500 4.0 star View Details
  Hilltop Homestay Experience in Chikmagalur 2D 1N ₹ 2000 4.0 star View Details
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    Exclusive Homestay in the Lap of Nature in Chikmagalur
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    The all-in-one homestay where you can get the best view from the Western Ghats, taste the best of authentic Malnad style food and enjoy some of the best adventure activities, this homestay in Ballige, near Sunkasaale, Chikamagalur district is something you shouldn’t miss...

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    Exotic Sakleshpur Homestay with Adventure Activities
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    Located at just 23kms from Sakleshpur is the beautiful escape from the hectic world, the Hullimakki homestay. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this is the perfect place to unwind with your friends or take a break from work with your colleagues. In the lap ...

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    Homestay in a Coffee Estate in Chikmagalur
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    When it comes to living in the green hills of the Western Ghats of India, the best option will always be to live in a homestay. And since Chikmagalur is a coffee heaven, this coffee estate homestay is going to prove to be the most perfect place for tourists coming here. ...

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    Chikmagalur Homestay Amid Coffee Plantation
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    Chikmagalur is a highly favorite hill station in southern India. Famous for the coffee plantations and estates, this place is an emerging favorite for lovers of nature, hills, and treks. Home to like the Mullayanagiri and the Manjarabad Fort, this place is especially fam...

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    Hilltop Homestay Experience in Chikmagalur
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    Homestay in Chikmagalur brings you to the amazing homestay with a breathtaking view of the hills of Mudigere. Located itself on the top of a hill and in the midst of a coffee plantation in the Western Ghats of India, this homestay's highlight is the amazing view of the M...

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    Homestay with Private Waterfall in Chikmagalur
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    This Home Stay is tucked in the midst of green-clad mountains and in the middle of several coffee plantations. The location of this homely stay is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of all of Karnataka. Situated near Ballaraayanadurga mountain range in Durgada...

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    Hilltop Homestay in Chikmagalur
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    Chikmagalur is a paradise for all those who love being in the hills, surrounded by the mystery and greenery, and making for a perfect getaway. If hills, coffee plantations, and green slopes are what you seek in your plans, Chikmagalur is the one for you. And if you wish ...

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    Nature Homestay in Chikmagalur, with Local Sightseeing
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    Homestays in Chikmagalur have been one of the most amazing and integral parts of tourism in the region. This homestay has been in the area of providing a comfortable and scenic stay to the many tourists that arrive in Chikmagalur throughout the year, as the place dawns a...

    Excellent 5.0
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    Camping at Ballalrayana Durga
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    About the Activity:Ballalrayanadurga is a famous fort on top of a dense forest in the Western Ghats which was built in 12th century by Hoysala Empire.Get picked up from the specific locations in Bangalore and start the overnight journey to the site.Walk through the colou...

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    Night Stay at River Tern Lodge in Chikmagaluru
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    About the Activity:The River Tern lodge, located on the shores of the Bhadra reservoir, is a beautiful lodge nestled on the cusp of the Bhadra Tiger Reserve.Its an ideal stay for those who wish to explore nature and relax in its peace and quiet.During your stay here you ...

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    Stay at Nature Homestay in Chikmagalur, Karnataka
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    About the Activity:Nature homestay in Chikmagalur can be one of the best options for a peaceful stay that will let you be more closer to nature.Go for a walk through the lush green coffee plantations, revel in the invigorating aroma of coffee.Also, you might spot some ra...

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    Homestay in Chikmagalur in the Middle of a Coffee Plantation
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    Homestays in Chikmagalur bring to the travelers the best form of respite in terms of a great place to stay in such a beautiful destination. Like this coffee plantation homestay in one of the favorite hill stations of southern India. Located in the midst of a coffee estat...

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    About the Stay :  The Homestay in Chikmagalur is a warm and hospitable retreat, ideal for those looking to spend some quality time in the midst of nature. Helping you de-stress are the 60-acres of wooded hill slopes and coffee estates along. A well maintained property...

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    About the Activity:The property is situated amid serene greenery, and one can easily hear the sounds of the cascading waterfalls surrounding this holiday retreat.Ideal for families travelling with kids, group of friends, and even corporate groups, the holiday home is an ...

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    About the activity : Escape to the tranquil and plush lands of Chikmagalur, otherwise known as the ‘Land of Coffee’ in Karnataka. Enjoy a fun array of activities in Chikmagalur’s exclusive home stay and revel in the different array of exciting and fun activities sc...

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Attractions

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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. 

• 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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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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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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Traveller Tales From Chikmagalur

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Rameshwar Bharadwaj

17 March 2016

Chikmagalur is a paradise for nature lovers. This is a place that one can sit back and relax. I wanted to take a relaxing weekend away so chose to stay in the estates. It was a worthy and amazing exper...

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Deepti Hegde

14 May 2017

This homestay is at the top of the hill and a maximum of 12-15 people can be accommodated at a time . You feel at one with nature and can sit watching the hills for ever . The couple who host this plac...

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Shashank Shekhar

30 July 2018

"Amazing place. But the 5 star is specifically meant for the extremely courteous staff. Really loved it. "

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Indrajit Das

28 August 2017

"The place is awesome. Its a nice homestay with nice people, the owner himself is so humble that you can't make out that he is the owner. In this budget you can't expect more, in this monsoon the place...

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Venkat Aditya

08 October 2017

Picture perfect! The place to spend some equality with nature. I accidentally discovered this place during a random search on the internet for Home stay in the Chikamagalur hills and trust me it turne...

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Vasudev Singh

07 April 2018

If you need a break and peace around, you must visit this homestay. Such good nature, ambience .. we all loved the stay. Excellent location and yummmmy food. Thumbs up to Anup, you rock!

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Dhanalakshmi Pothuvaal

07 April 2018

We were a group of 8 friends who visited this property last weekend.. Away from all the stress we hold, this Place is in the middle of coffee plantation is very peaceful. Very comfortable rooms, nea...

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Pran Adiga

07 April 2018

Nice view from the homestay, trek and the waterfall visit is the most amazing part. Rooms are pretty good. Food is nice and tasty. They take suggestions and feedbacks which is rare to find these da

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Tarun Deshpande

07 April 2018

Awesome experience. Trek, visit to waterfall, activities everything was good. Staffs were helpful.. Food was also good except chicken was little spicy :D This is ideal for a group of friends, coupl...

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What You Should Know More About Stays in Chikmagalur

  • Which are the best places for camp stays in Chikmagalur?


    A rare jewel of a district, Chikmagalur is located on the western part of Karnataka. Mostly popular for its coffee plantations, pleasant weather and stunning scenery, it's just a few hours away from Bangalore, making it an ideal weekend getaway destination. Check out the best resorts to stay in Chikmagalur:
    • The Serai, Chikmagalur
    • Flameback Lodges
    • Taj Gateway Chikamagalur
    • Shanthi Kunnj
    • Wood Way Estate
    • Kalgreen Valley
    • Thippanahalli Homestay, Bababudangiri, Chikmagalur
    • Athithi homestay, Vijaya Nagar
    • Eagle Eye Holiday Home
    • Java Rain Resort
    • The Spectrum
    • Valley of Birds
    • River Tern Lodge, Bhadravati
    • Gonakal Homestay
    • The Hidden Valley
    • Beanstalk Bagmane
    • Rangers Camp, Kemmanagundi, Chikmagalur
    • Nature craft homestay, Joldal
    • Wintergreen resort, Kadur Road

  • Which are the best homestays in Chikmagalur?

    Want to explore the some or rest in the arms of nature? – These greens have the perfect texture for it:
    • Bhadra River Camp
    • Bhagwathi Nature Camp
    • Rivendell Wild Camp
    • Japavathi River Camp
    • Jungle camping Devigiri Coffee Estate
    • Mullayanagiri Mountain camping
    • Rangers Camp, Kemmanagundi

  • Which are the best budget stays in Chikmagalur?

    Sometimes all that we need is to get away from the awful shrieking sound of the cities and find an abode in the countryside, a dreamy vacation in the misty hills while you make you peace with the nature in the finest homestays in Chikmagalur hills.
    • Nature Craft Homestay
    • Cloverleaf Home Stay
    • Shanthi Kunnj Homestay
    • River Woods
    • Thotadhahalli Homestay
    • Thippanahalli Homestay
    • The Coffee Bean Homestay
    • The Hidden Valley
    • Athithi Homestay
    • Coffee Land Homestay
    • Forest Homestay – Maradi
    • Devigiri Homestay
    • Mullayanagiri Hill View Homestay
    • Travelers Bungalow Homestay
    • Beanzone Homestay
    • Giri Homestay near Bababudangiri
    • Tusker Trail Homestay
    • Yelagudgi Homestay
    • Villa Urvinkhan
    • The Coffee Bean
    • Woodway Estates & Homestay
    • Halli Berri
    • Primrose Villas
    • Pavanaganga Homestay
    • Thotadhahalli Home Stay

  • Which are the most luxury resorts in Chikmagalur?


    Amidst the nature magic, Chikmagalur has many options to keep your pocket feel heavy in the breeze. Explore the options for the best budget stays here:
    • The Grand Krishna, Narasingha Rao Road Basavanahalli
    • The Orchid, IG RoadChikmagal
    • Manjunatha Residency, Christian Colony Beside KSRTC Bus Stand Chikmagalur
    • Giri Inn, Indira Gandhi Rd, Near KSRTC Bus Stand, Chikmagalur
    • The Rajmahal Orchid Luxury Hotel, IG road cross, chikmagalur
    • Malnad Paradise Hotel, Indira Gandhi Road, Nr Pension Mohalla, Chikmagalur
    • Hotel Rest Inn, I.G road,Andechatra, Chikmagalur
    • Rajmahal Hotel, I.G.Road, Opposite Punjab National Bank, Chikmagalur
    • Prakruthi Homestay, Guddada Bangale Heru
    • Suraksha Homestay, Chikmagalur Muthodi Road
    • Maharaja IN, Maharaja Complex, I.G Road , Chikmagalur
    • Hotel Samrat, Kadur, Chikmagalur,
    • Castle Rock Homestay, Cauvery Estate Ariyanoor, Chikmagalur

  • Which are the best cottages in Chikmagalur?


    Chikmagalur – it is where you will have your epiphany as the entire nature seems in trance. Get the best views and the best comforts from the list below when you travel to see the rocks blooming like flowers:
    • The Gateway Hotel Chikmagalur
    • The Serai
    • The Planters Court
    • Koffeewoods Homestay
    • Trivik Hotels & Resorts, Chikmagalur
    • Java Rain Resort
    • Myoki Resort

  • Which are the best estate stay in Chikmagalur?


    Find your space in the cottages in Chikmagalur and experience what it feels like to be in a dream. At places like these, go wild and explore:
    • Kuteera Homestay
    • Halliberri Cottages
    • Blossom Hotel
    • The Coffee Sanctuary
    • Nirvana Kutira
    • The Kanive Resort
    • Bella Home Stay
    • Dsouza Plantation & Homestay
    • Cloverleaf Home Stay

  • Which are the top coffee plantation stay experience in Chikmagalur?


    The hills in Chikmagalur are verdant, with misty rolling clouds sweeping over the coffee bushes and spice plantations. The local planters lived in sprawling colonial bungalows in the midst of their lush homesteads covering thousands of acres. Write your Chikmagalur travel diary while you absorb the abundance of the wilds.
    • Villa Urvinkhan, Niduvale, Mudigere
    • Flameback Villas, Belur, Mudigere
    • Primrose Villas, Mullayanagiri
    • Thippanahalli, Babu Budan Giri
    • Gowri Niwas, Madikeri