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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...
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...
01 January 2019
"Went to kodachedri trek . The first impression as soon I met our outdoor guide was great. He is an amazing guy and a great person. We have always been guided by him properly and he has arranged everyt...
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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.
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.
Know More: Bangalore to Chikmagalur Travel Guide
The best time to visit Chikmagalur is between the months of September to March. The pleasant and cool climate during these months make up for tourist season, however you can take a trip during monsoons.
The temperature is between 15-30 degrees Celsius throughout the year making it a cool and pleasant tourist spot to beat the summer blues.
Chikmagalur is known for enthralling the tourists with its exotic landscapes and popular attractions. The most popular places for tourists visiting Chikmagalur are:
Apart from trekking, there are a number of activities which you can try in Chikmagalur:
-Water Sports Adventure
-Tea Plantation Walk
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
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:
You should wear comfortable clothes while trekking along the rugged terrains and hills. You should always wear sports shoes and carry a jacket in case the weather turns cold once you reach the higher altitudes while trekking.
Ladies should avoid wearing loose clothing like saris or salwarkameez while trekking.
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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Even though Chikmagalur is a comparatively safe place to travel in India, it is advisable for solo female travelers to travel with at least one other person.
You may get injured or attacked by a wild animal left to fend for yourself or may even lose your way. So we strongly recommend female tourists to trek along with someone else.
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.
Most organisers, as well as homestays, serves veg as well as non-veg food. When you are on a trek, you are served lunch dinner and then breakfast, the same goes for homestays.
You will have to confirm with various Chikmagalur homestays or trekking company regarding your preference of non-veg food.
Most vendors provide sleeping bags or makeshift tents. You will have to confirm with the organiser before you book the trek.
There a lot of homestays in Chikmagalur. You have the luxury of taking your pick from estate stays, luxury bungalows, coffee plantation stays and regular homestays in Chikmagalur.
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.