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Best Trekking Tours in Chikmagalur

Explore the bounties of nature with trekking in Chikmagalur! Famed as the “The Coffee Plantations Land” this place is located at a distance of 178 km from Mysore and is a must-visit destination for the trekkers. From the higher altitude range to the lower ones, here you can witness each one of them. The famous trail for the experienced trekkers is the Mullayanagiri trek that is the highest peak of Karnataka and is an arduous one.

Chikmagalur Trekking includes
Sakleshpur trek, Kumara Parvatha trek, Kudremukh trek, Agumbe Ghat that is locally called as the Narasimha Parvatha trek, and several others. While the lower trails are at an altitude of 1000 meters above the ground other range about 4000 meters. The best time to witness these trails is from September to March as the climatic conditions are quite favourable and are perfect for trekking. There is a range of trekking trails while some of them are the best beginners and others are the best options for the adventure seekers. If you are new to this sport then trace the Sakleshpur trail but if you are trained one then witness the higher elevations like Narasimha Parvatha trek as it is the best choice for you. 

Trekking places in Chikmagalur offer scenic views of nature and you have a blissful time here as the environs are packed with an exotic collection of flora and fauna. Make sure that you take your friends and family along with you and create everlasting memories on the paradisiacal hikes of Chikmagalur. So pull out your best trekking boots and get ready to trace the Chikmagalur treks!

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Anirudh Ghaty

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...

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Swastik Uprety

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...

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priyanka priyanka

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...

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Abhi Abhi

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...

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Rajinder Butt

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.

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shreya bhayani

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...

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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...

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Amit Mittal

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...

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Suraksha G

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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What You Should Know More About Trekking in Chikmagalur

  • Q. Which are some of the famous treks in Chikmagalur?

    Chikmagalur is an excellent location to experience the joy of trekking to hilltops and enjoying the scenery. Some of the famous treks in Chikmagalur are:

    -Kudremukh Trek
    -Mullayanagiri Trek
    -Kodachadri Trek
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    Trekking to Kukkavu
    -Kemmangundi Trek
    -Sakleshpur Railway Trek

  • Q. When is the best time to visit Chikmagalur for trekking?

    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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  • Q. Which treks are good for beginners?

    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:
    -Mullayanagiri Trek
    -Kemmangundi Trek
    -Sakleshpur Railway Trek
    -Narasimha Parvatha Trek

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

    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

  • Q. Which are some of the difficult treks in Chikmagalur?

    The following are the  most difficult treks in Chikmagalur:

    -Kudremukh Trek
    -Amethi Kallu Trek

  • Q. Where is Chikmagalur located? How far is it from Bangalore?

    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.

  • Q. What all places are good for sightseeing in Chikmagalur?

    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)
    -Hebbe Falls
    -Kemmangundi
    -Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
    -Sharadamba Temple
    -Kalhatti Falls
    -Coffee Museum
    -Bhadra Dam
    -Manikyadhara Falls
    -Kadambi Falls
    -SringeriSharadaPeetha
    -Mullayanagiri

  • Q. What are the things to do in Chikmagalur?

    Apart from trekking, there are a number of activities which you can try in Chikmagalur:

    -Water Sports Adventure
    -Tea Plantation Walk
    -Jeep Ride
    -Rafting
    -Golfing
    -Cycling
    -Sightseeing

  • Q. Which is the highest peak of Chikmagalur?

    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.

  • Q. Is it worth doing Kodachadri Peak trek? How difficult it is?

    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.

  • Q. Can we do Mullayanagiri Trek? Is it a difficult trek and what is the cost?

    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.

  • Q. Can we do AmethiKallu Trek? How difficult it is?

    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.

  • Q. Is there a chance of facing wild animals while trekking in Chikmagalur?

    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.

  • Q. Can we do camping as well with Trekking? In which treks can we camp?

    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
    -Kudremukh Trek

  • Q. What should I wear while trekking in Chikmagalur?

     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.

  • Q. What things must I carry while going for trekking in Chikmagalur?

    The things which you should not miss putting in your backpacks while going for a trek in Chikmagalur are:

    -Mosquito repellants
    -Sunglasses
    -Sunscreens
    -Raincoats
    -A jacket or some warm clothing to beat the chilly winds
    -Camera (optional)
    -First aid kit and emergency medical supplies
    -Light snacks or nutrition bars
    -Instant food
    -Plenty of water

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  • Q. Is it safe for a solo female to trek in Chikmagalur?

    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.

  • Q. Can we have alcohol/smoke during the trek?

    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.

  • Q. What kind of food will we get during the trek and during our stay in the campsite or homestay?

    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.

  • Q. What kind of sleeping facility will be there during the trek?

    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.

  • Q. What kind of homestays can I find in Chikmagalur?

    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
    -
    Nyritvilla Homestay

  • Q. Will there be any bonfire during our trekking trip?

    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.