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21 Best Homestays in Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur is a beautiful hill station in the state of Karnataka. It is considered to be one of the most scenic places having great, pleasant weather throughout the year. It is one of the very less explored destinations and should be visited by every nature lover at least once. If you are planning a trip to Bangalore or Mangalore, you should definitely consider travelling a few kilometres ahead to this mesmerising hill station. As a tourist destination, this place has all facilities for visitors like the best homestay tours in Chikmagalur, restaurants, attractions, internal transport facilities etc. The accommodation facilities include homestays, luxury hotels, motels, guest house, lodge, etc. If you wish to indulge in some luxury experience, you can choose to stay at one of the 5 star resorts and if you wish to indulge in the local lifestyle of people, we suggest you take up the homestay facility.

This lets you be a part of the local lifestyle, observe their habits, dressing sense, eat their food, stay like they do and even be a part of their customs and traditions. You can enjoy the beauty of being amongst new people and new surroundings that lets you take a break from your schedule and lifestyle. Another advantage that comes with the best homestay tours in Chikmagalur, is that they are much cheaper in comparison to any other accommodation option. You can browse through our various homestay tours that further let you explore the best of Chikmagalur. These tours are to some of the most serene locations of Chikmagalur. You can visit the highest peak of Karnataka called Mullayanagiri, take pictures in the coffee fields and enjoy the beautiful sunset setting in between mountains. Enjoy the local south indian style cuisine and interact with locals. With the best homestay tours in Chikmagalur, it perfectly fulfills every criteria of being a perfect holiday destination and is surely worth visiting.

Popular Packages

Package Name Duration Price Starts From Rating  
  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
  Hilltop Homestay Experience in Chikmagalur 2D 1N ₹ 2000 5.0 star View Details
  Homestay with Private Waterfall in Chikmagalur 2D 1N ₹ 2500 5.0 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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    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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    Chikmagalur Homestay Amid Coffee Plantation
    d2 Days n1 Night

    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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    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...

    Excellent 5.0
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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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    Cashback 1800*

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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: Get picked up from Bangalore and head for an enchanting trek to Kodachadri with your loved ones.To make the trek interesting, you will take the Hidlumane route where on the trek you can explore waterfalls and proceeding further in to the wildlife zo...

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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:Plan to make the next holiday of yours eventful by choosing this trekking package to Kudremukh in Chikmagalur for 2 days and 1 night.Begin the trip with an overnight journey from Bangalore.Kudremukh is a small village located at a distance of 96 KM fro...

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    About the activity: When was the last time you embarked on an exciting trek with all your friends and let the pure thrill of adventure get over you in every way? This is your chance to explore the intricate landscape of Kuduremukh with an exciting and fascinating ...

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Traveller Tales from Chikmagalur


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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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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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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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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Roopika Srinivas

10 October 2014

Wonderful! Truly an enchanting experience. Little did I think that this place is going to influence me so much when I signed up for this trek along with my friend. You don't have to be a pro to t...

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Mudit Jain

10 October 2014

Awesome experience!!!! Very beautiful place and the waterfall in between trek made the experience even more delightful. We were lucky enough that there were very few leeches :) And the last our trek...

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Mai Duy

16 August 2017

"perfect trek"

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Aravindhan P

27 May 2015

For the beginners Kodachadri is one of the best trek to kick start with your trekking boot-rockets as me and my friends scored out the long pending to do list with our first trek to this enchanting hil...

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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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What You Should Know More About Homestays in Chikmagalur

  • Q. Where is Chikmagalur located? At what distance is it from Bangalore?

    Chikmagalur is a popular hill station in Karnataka, nestled amidst the coffee plantations and known for its mesmerizing beauty and serene landscapes. It is located in the the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range in Western Ghats.

    The distance between Chikmagalur and Bangalore is 242.9 km and will take about 3.5-5 hours to reach there via car.

  • Q. What are the various ways by which we can reach Chikmagalur from Bangalore?

    You can reach Chikmagalur in the following ways:

    • By air: The nearest airport is Mangalore which is located around 113 km away from Chikmagalur from where you can hire a prepaid taxi for Chikmagalur.
    • By road: Chikmagalur is well-connected to cities like Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli and Hassan via state-run buses and private luxury buses.
    • By rail: The nearest railway station to Chikmagalur is Kadur which is 40 km away. From the railway station you can take a taxi for Chikmagalur.

  • Q. Which is the best time to visit Chikmagalur?

    In Chikmagalur you will always find the weather delightful and find yourself bitten with wanderlust when you set your feet in this beautiful city.

    The best time to visit Chikmagalur are the months from September to March.  But you can also take a visit in the monsoon season, a trend which is becoming very popular lately.

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

    You can complete your Chikmagalur trip in two days. However the duration will depend upon your preferences and the time you wish to spend visiting the tourist attractions. We also advise you to take into consideration any budget constraints while planning a trip to Chikmagalur.

  • Q. What all things must I carry while travelling to Chikmagalur?

    The essentials which you should not forget before embarking upon your Chikmagalur vacation are:

    • Mosquito repellants
    • Hats
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreens
    • Warm clothes
    • First aid kit
    • Tickets and itinerary etc.

  • Q. What all places can we see in Chikmagalur?

    Chikmagalur is an exotic location perfect for you if looking to combine adventure with serenity on your trip. The most popular places for tourists visiting Chikmagalur are:

    • Kudremukh National Park
    • Baba Budangiri (DattaPeeta)
    • Hebbe Falls
    • Kemmangundi
    • Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Sharadamba Temple
    • Kalhatti Falls
    • Coffee Museum
    • Bhadra Dam
    • Manikyadhara Falls
    • Kadambi Falls
    • SringeriSharadaPeetha
    • Mullayanagiri

  • Q. What all activities can we do in Chikmagalur?

    Chikmagalur offers a wide array of activities if you want to have an adventurous as well as a memorable trip. You can do the following activities in Chikmagalur:

    • Rafting
    • Golfing
    • Trekking
    • Cycling
    • Temple visits
    • Sightseeing tour

  • Q. Which are some of the best homestays in Chikmagalur?

    Chikmagalur is one of those tourist destinations where you can enjoy your vacation in a tranquil landscape exploring the breathtaking vistas of the hills and valleys staying at a homestay.

    Some of the best homestay options are:

    • Nature homestay in Chikmagalur
    • Heritage Stay in Mudigere
    • Nature Stay in Kemmangundi, Chikmagalur
    • Hill Top Homestay
    • River Tern Lodge
    • Hasiru Homestay
    • Scenic Acres Homestay
    • Guddadamane Homestay
    • Mount Homestay
    • Bettadamalali Homestay
    • Greendale Homestay
    • Mountain Valley Homestay
    • Oakridge Homestay
    • Jungle Greens Homestay
    • Bombrukallu Homestay
    • Halliggadde Homestay 
    • Honeyvale Homestay
    • Hunkal Woods Homestay
    For other accommodation check out some best resorts in Chikmagalur to have a pleasant stay.

  • Q. What kind of amenities do homestays in Chikmagalur provide?

    You will be offered all the basic amenities to have a comfortable stay while living at a homestay in Chikmagalur. A few of these amenities are meals (lunch, breakfast, evening snacks and dinner), activities (indoor and outdoor), air conditioning, WiFi, etc.

  • Q. Can we do trekking in Chikmagalur?

    Yes, Chikmagalur is an excellent location to experience the joy of trekking to hilltops and enjoy the scenery. This hilly escapade will be etched in your memory for a lifetime when you partake in trekking through the beautiful trails of Chikamagalur. It will help you appreciate the beauty of nature as well as test your fitness levels at its extreme.

    Some of the famous treks in Chikmagalur are:

    • Mullayanagiri trek
    • Kemmanagundi trek
    • Kumara parvatha trek
    • Kudremukh trek

  • Q. Can we do camping in homestays?

    Yes you can, but only a few homestays offer the activity of camping in Chikmagalur at their property.

  • Q. Which are some of the best coffee plantations stays in Chikmagalur?

    A coffee plantation stay in Chikmagalur is an excellent weekend retreat. Here you will enjoy the panoramic sis of the mountain tops and coffee plantations. These homestays are ideal places for nature, backpackers, couples, families with kids who wish to spend some time in the bosom of nature. Some of the popular activities here are campfire and trekking.

    Some popular coffee plantation stays in Chikmagalur are:

    • Coffeebean Homestay
    • The Arabidacool Bungalow
    • Nature Homestay
    • Heritage Stay
    • Scenic Acres Homestay
    • Greendale Homestay
    • Captain's Bungalow
    • Oakridge Homestay

  • Q. Do we need to make a group booking of a homestay in Chikmagalur?

    It is better to book in advance if you plan to visit in a big group and the Homestay of your choice might booked out especially if it is during peak season.

  • Q. Will we get all the meals i.e Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in homestays?

    Yes, you will be offered all the meals at your homestay. Most of the homestays offer both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals along with evening snacks and barbeque dinner.

  • Q. Can we do bonfire while our stay in homestays?

    Well, some homestays have bonfires as a part of their itinerary and some do not. It is advised that you confirm and check with the homestay you have picked if they do bonfires or not.

  • Q. Can we sing and dance with bonfire in homestays?

    Yes, most homestays offer a vibrant ambience where you can enjoy with music, singing and dancing if they organize bonfire activity. But we suggest you to confirm it with your tour vendor when you are booking the package online.

  • Q. Which are some of the best homestays in Kemmanagundi?

    Some of the best homestays in Kemmanagundi are:

    • Nature Nirvana
    • Rangers Camp
    • Z point Homestay

  • Q. What type of food will we get during our stay? Will we get non-veg as well?

    The homestays offer freshly cooked meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The meals are generally both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. However we advise you to check the homestay of your choosing if they serve non veg as well.

  • Q. Can we drink and smoke in homestay?

    Most homestays don’t pose an objection to either, but for your convenience, you should check before you book.

  • Q. Is it safe for couples to stay in homestays?

    Yes, it is completely safe for couples to stay in homestays. You can enjoy an ideal escapade in the quiet and excellent ambience of the homestays in Chikmagalur.

  • Q. What is the average cost of homestays in Chikmagalur?

    The average cost of staying in a homestay in Chikmagalur is about INR 1500 - 4,000 for two.