1. Kemmangundi Trek:
Trek to Kemmangundi Peak is one of the most popular Chikmagalur trekking trails. This is a 5-kilometer easy level trek that would take you approximately 5 hours to complete. The major attractions that would fall on your way to the peak are the Hebble Falls and the Horticulture Farms. This trek is famous for the mesmerizing beauty of the beautiful gardens and the valleys that surround the Kemmangundi Peak. The start point of this morning trek is almost 50 kilometers from the main Chikmagalur city.
Price: INR 1000/person
7:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.2. Kumara Parvatha Trek:
Kumara Parvatha is considered to be one of the most beautiful Chikmagalur trekking places. Also, the Kumara Parvatha trek is one of the most beautiful, toughest as well as one of the longest treks in the whole of South India. There are two trekking trails that take you all the way to the peak of Kumara Parvatha. One trail starts from Somwarpet, which is almost 6 kilometers long. The other trail starts from Subrahmanya and is almost 16 kilometers long. The shorter trail has more waterfalls en route as well as a denser natural landscape.
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka
3. Mullayanagiri Trek:
This beautiful Chikmagalur trekking trail takes you all the way to the summit of the tallest peak in Karnataka. Reaching the summit, where the popular Mullappa Swami Temple is also situated, requires rigorous trekking for almost 3 kilometers. The summit is believed to offer some of the most mesmerizing panoramic views of the valleys and mountains all around. You will also get to witness a number of enthralling waterfalls on your way to the peak. Moreover, your trek would also include travel to and from Bangalore, along with meals and stay in a tent or dormitory.
Chandra Drona Hill Ranges, Chikmagalur District
Price: INR 1849/person (2D/1N)
10:00 P.M. (Day 1) – 10:00 P.M. (Day 2)
4. Kudremukh Trek:
This trek allows you to admire the beautiful dense forests of Kudremukh National Park, spread over 600 sq. km., in the best way possible. This 22-kilometer-long to-and-fro trek takes you to an altitude of 1894m, from where you get to enjoy the uninterrupted views of the Kudremukh National Park and the adjoining peaks. Your tour shall include travel to and from Bangalore, meals, overnight stay, as well as a tour guide, to enhance your trekking experience.
Mudigere Taluk Chikmagalur district, Karnataka
Price: INR 2449/person (2D/1N)
9:00 P.M. (Day 1) – 10:00 P.M. (Day 2)5. Sakleshpur Railway Trek:
Sakleshpur is considered to be one of the most beautiful Chikmagalur trekking places due to its natural beauty and mesmerizing waterfalls. This beautiful trek starts from Sakleshpur Railway Station and takes you all the way to Yedakumeri Railway Station, along the railway track itself. This amazing 20-kilometer-long stretch has a number of beautiful waterfalls, railway girder bridges, as well as tunnels that will make your trekking experience really beautiful. However, one needs to be really careful while taking on this marvelous yet risky trek.
Sakleshpur Railway Station, Karnataka6. BabaBudangiri Trek:
This amazing trek starts from Sarpadhari in Mullayanagiri, which is the highest peak of Karnataka, and takes you to the second highest peak of Karnataka, which is Baba Budangiri. This amazing Chikmagalur trekking trail connects the two highest peaks of Karnataka, allowing you the best natural views and adventure. This amazing trail is almost 9 kilometers in length and would take you almost 5 hours to cover the same. If you are also considering camping, you can do so near the marvelous Manikyadhara Waterfall, which is surrounded by a dense cover of the natural landscape.
Chikkamagaluru District, Karnataka
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
7. Kurinjal Trek:
Kurinjal Trek is also situated within the Kudremukh National Park. It is almost 90 kilometers from Chikmagalur. One way length of this amazing trek is almost 7 kilometers and would take you at least 4 hours to reach the summit. However, on our way down, the descent can be completed within 3 hours comfortably. This trek can easily be covered within one day.
Kudremukh National Park, Chikmagalur
8. Jenukal Gudda Trek:
This beautiful place is one of the best places for Chikmagalur trekking and is surrounded by beautiful coffee plantations and lush green forest coverage. An early morning trek to the summit is highly recommended to admire the beautiful views of the sunrise from the peak. This is a moderate-level trek, is almost 7 kilometers long, and would take you around 3-4 hours to complete the same. This trek difficulty level is easy to moderate and can easily be taken up by any individual with decent fitness levels.
Location: Sakleshpur, Karnataka
Price: INR 1000/person
Timings: 6 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.