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Traveller Tales from Chikmagalur
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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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The best time for Trekking in Chikmagalur is from September to March as the weather is fantastic, you can delight your eyes with the jaw-dropping views. With the onset of September, the peaks revive and look even more pleasant.
This is a place where you can select the best peak for yourself as it holds a number of them. Trekking should be avoided in the rainy season as the routes get a little slippery and that makes it difficult for the trekkers.
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There are many easy to moderate level treks which are ideal for amateurs to undertake trekking activities. Some of these trails are not very challenging and average fitness levels will do if you wish to partake in this adventure.
Some of these treks are:
-Sakleshpur Railway Trek
-Narasimha Parvatha Trek
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.
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Chikmagalur is located in the Indian state of Karnataka. Also called the ‘Coffee Land’ of Karnataka, Chikmagalur is one of the most pristine tourist attractions of India.
It is famous for its mountains, heritage spots and wonderful coffee plantations. The distance between Chikmagalur and Bangalore is 242.9 km and will take about 3.5-5 hours to reach there by road.
Chikmagalur is known for enthralling the tourists with its exotic landscapes and popular attractions. The most popular places for tourists visiting Chikmagalur are:
-Kudremukh National Park
-Baba Budangiri (DattaPeeta)
-Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
Apart from trekking, there are a number of activities which you can try in Chikmagalur:
-Water Sports Adventure
-Tea Plantation Walk
Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Chikmagalur and also of Karnataka. It is located in the Chandra Dhrona Hill Ranges of the Western Ghats with a height of 1925 meters. It is one of the most breathtaking trekking destinations of India and early winters is the best time for trekking here.
Its peak which hypothetically looks like a trekker’s backyard is a piece of beauty to be admired by all.
Yes, the Kodachadri Peak Trek is totally worth doing. It is adventurous and the peak which is the tenth highest peak in Karnataka offers a great weekend retreat.
This trek could be challenging as you have to pass through the rugged terrains but you will be rewarded with a stunning view from the peak. The sunset is also a breathtaking vista which you can witness along with this trekking experience.
The Mullayanagiri Trek is the highest peak in Karnataka. It is a totally majestic trail and you will love this adventurous excursion enjoying the beauty of Western Ghats. The view is totally breathtaking and the trek offers an interesting exploration of nature.
The trek is comparatively easier and perfect for an adventurous excursion with friends and family. The cost for trekking starts from INR 3,289 per adult.
In the Charmadi range of mountains, AmethiKallu is the most popular trekking spot in this part of India. It is one of the picturesque peaks and considered as a challenging experience.
The overnight trek offers panoramic views and a beautiful destination to relax and enjoy with a bonfire under the night sky.
Yes, there is always a chance of facing wild animals while trekking since you will be going to forests and hills which are not necessarily urbanized.
We suggest you to always have a professional guide assist you while trekking to minimize such dangers.
Chikmagalur is not only famous for trekking but there are various camping sites in Chikmagalur namely:
-Mullayanagiri Trek, Chikmagalur
-Kemmangundi Trek, Chikmagalur
-Sakleshpur Railway Trek
-Kumara Parvatha Trek
If you decided to experience Chikmagalur Trekking then make sure that you have pulled out your best trekking boots as the trails are quite rugged ones. Wear comfortable and cotton clothes for your own ease that will make your experience even more worthwhile.
Carry a jacket along with you as it may get cold in the higher altitudes. Avoid wearing heels and sandals, and rather wear comfortable shoes with good grip. And if you are trekking in winters, go in layers as it might get cold that will cause you a little discomfort.
The things which you should not miss putting in your backpacks while going for a trek in Chikmagalur are:
-A jacket or some warm clothing to beat the chilly winds
-First aid kit and emergency medical supplies
-Light snacks or nutrition bars
-Plenty of water
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Trekking in Chikmagalur is the best choice for the solo female trekkers as the routes are quite safe. From the Kudremukh trek to the Kodachadri trek, each one of them is a choice with no regrets.
Moreover, to ensure more safety there is easy access to police stations and other emergency services. And when you travel with us, we ensure safety as our first priority.
Most campsites generally have a no smoking or drinking policy for people going out on a trek. Hence it is advisable not to engage in smoking or drinking while trekking.
Select from the wide range of trekking places in Chikmagalur and enjoy the amenities like packed food, drinking water, and several others right at your campsite. It totally depends on your selection, if you book a vegetarian meal or a non-vegetarian meal then you will be served with that.
The food is amazing and will be served fresh all the time. Make sure that you add meals in your package as there are no cafes or restaurants where you can buy food. The best you can have is good home-cooked meals at the homestays and campsites.
To your surprise, the sleeping facilities are inclusive in the trekking package that you select. There are camps and homestays with all the best amenities needed where you can relax after tracing the arduous trails.
If you are trekking all by yourself then you can choose any of them from a wide range of homestays and camps whichever fits well in your set of requirements. Have a comfortable with the plush of amenities and enjoy the lip-smacking food that you will be served with.
There is a whole wide list of homestay options in Chikmagalur that you can book. Each one of them is well-fitted with the classic furnishings and is equipped with modern amenities that provide comfort to the visitors.
Some of the best homestays in Chikmagalur include:
-Ama Plantations Trails
-Silver Palm Retreat
-Bullock Kart Homestays
-Mountain Valley Homestay
Well, most tours have a campfire as an activity listed out in their itinerary. However, it is advised that you confirm and check with the tour operator that you have picked if they do bonfires or not before you go on a Chikmagalur.