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Duration Price
Bangalore and Chikmanglur Tour Package4 days & 3 nights
INR 10,000
5 Days Chikmagalur Honeymoon Package From Bangalore4 days & 3 nights
INR 15,500
2 Days Chikmagalur Tour Package2 days & 1 night
INR 6,800
4 Days Chikmagalur Package from Bangalore4 days & 3 nights
INR 20,000
3 Days Chikmagalur Tour Package3 days & 2 nights
INR 9,950
Chikmagalur Tour Package From Bangalore3 days & 2 nights
INR 10,500

Chikmagalur Packages

Chikmagalur is a beautiful hillside town on the Western Ghats that has gained great popularity amongst travellers from all over the country. This verdant and serene destination offers a wonderful respite to city dwellers and Chikmagalur travel packages are becoming really popular with those looking to get reconnected with nature. This beautiful destination has incredible things to offer ranging from undulated hills to unspoiled nature to rejuvenating fresh air.

Chikmagalur is also home to several coffee plantations and leisure walks with these aromatic plantations is one of the most recommended activities in your Chikmagalur packages. This destination is also famous amongst avid trekkers as its location in the Western Ghats offers amazing trekking trails that are simply unmatched. Ancient temples are another major attraction in Chikmagalur which draws visitors from all over the state as well as country. These temples also attract a lot of history buffs as their style of architecture and history dates back to the Hoysala and Vijayanagara Empire.

When it comes to nature, Chikmagalur is blessed with the best; right from cascading waterfalls to lush green hills to meandering rivers and fresh air infused with the scent of coffee and wildflowers. The popularity of Chikmagalur packages amongst adrenaline junkies and adventure enthusiasts is mainly due to the availability of adventure sports such as white-water rafting, kayaking, camping, parasailing, rappelling and trekking. 
Chikmagalur’s growing popularity is a testimony of what this amazing destination has to offer for all kinds of visitors and you can make the best of your Chikmagalur tour packages by including your most favoured activities, attractions and sights.

Places to Visit on Chikmagalur Tour:

Here are some of the best places to visit on a Chikmagalur Trip:

1. Mullayanagiri: When availing of the Chikmagalur Tour Packages, one of the best places that you can explore is Mullayanagiri. Known as the highest peak in Karnataka, Mullayanagiri stands at an altitude of 1,930 meters above sea level. It offers a breathtaking view of the Western Ghats and the surrounding forests. The trek to the top of the peak is a popular activity for tourists and adventure enthusiasts.

Timings:
 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. 
Entry Fee: INR 20 per person 

2. Hebbe Falls: Hebbe Falls is a stunning waterfall situated in the midst of the Western Ghats, and amongst the top places to visit in Chikmagalur. The waterfall is formed by the waters of the Chikmagalur and Tungabhadra rivers, which converge at the falls. It is surrounded by dense forests and offers a breathtaking view of the Western Ghats. It is also a popular picnic spot for tourists.

Timings:
 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. 

3. Baba Budangiri: Another one of the popular attractions that you must include in your Chikmagalur Tours is Baba Budangiri, a mountain range situated in the Baba Budan Giri Range of the Western Ghats. It is a popular pilgrimage site for both Muslims and Hindus, as it is believed that the 17th-century Sufi saint Baba Budan brought coffee seeds from Yemen and planted them here.

Timings: 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. 

4. Kemmangundi: Kemmangundi is a hill station situated in the Baba Budan Giri Range of the Western Ghats. It is known for its picturesque landscapes, lush green forests, and serene atmosphere. The hill station is home to a number of waterfalls, trekking trails, and viewpoints that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys. It is also known for its coffee and tea plantations.

Timings: 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. 

5. Kudremukh National Park: Include a visit to the Kudremukh National Park as part of your Chikmagalur Packages. This is a protected wildlife reserve situated in the Western Ghats and is particularly known for its diverse flora and fauna, including tigers, leopards, elephants, and several species of birds. The park is home to the Kudremukh peak, which is the third-highest peak in Karnataka. The park offers a number of trekking trails and is a popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Timings: 10:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. 
Entry Fee: INR 200 per person for Indians, INR 1000 per person for foreigners 

6. Manikyadhara Falls: Tucked within the Baba Budan Giri ranges in the Western Ghats is the Manikyadhara Falls, one of the most picturesque places to visit in Chikmagalur. This waterfall is believed to have healing properties and is a popular pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims, and it is surrounded by lush green forests and is best visited during the monsoon season when the water flow is at its peak.

Timings: 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. 
Entry Fee: Free

7. Kalhatti Falls: When availing of the Chikmagalur Tour Packages, ensure a visit to the famous Kalhatti Falls, a picturesque waterfall in the region. The waterfall is surrounded by lush green forests and is formed by the waters of the Kalhatti River, which flows down from the Chandra Drona Hills. The falls are divided into two parts, the front falls, and the back falls. The front falls are more accessible and are a popular spot for tourists to take a dip in the cool waters. The backfalls, on the other hand, are relatively smaller and require a bit of trekking to reach.

Timings: 08:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. 

8. Madu Gundi Falls: Madu Gundi Falls is a stunning waterfall situated in the midst of the Western Ghats and is one of the most popular places to visit in Chikmagalur. The waterfall is surrounded by dense forests and is formed by the waters of the Madu Gundi River, which flows down from the Western Ghats. The falls are divided into several tiers, and each tier offers a different view of the surrounding natural beauty.

Timings: 08:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. 

Things to Do on Chikmagalur Trip:

Here are some of the best things that should be included in your Chikmagalur tour packages:

1. Jeep ride to Jhari falls: :Upon availing of the Chikmagalur Tours, one of the most adventurous things that you can do is take a jeep ride to the Jhari Falls, a spectacular waterfall that cascades down from a height of 100 feet. The ride takes you through rugged and scenic terrain amidst dense forests, until it reaches the scenic waterfall. Once you reach the falls, you can take a dip in the cool waters or just relax and enjoy the breathtaking view.

Timings:
 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.
Entry Fee: INR 600 for a group of 6 people

2. Take a spiritual tour of Sharadamba Temple: When visiting Chikmagalur, make sure to take some time out for a tour of the Sharadamba Temple. This is a renowned Hindu temple located in Sringeri and is dedicated to Goddess Saraswathi, the Hindu goddess of learning and wisdom. A spiritual tour of the temple is a peaceful and serene experience that is perfect for those seeking spiritual solace. The temple is also an architectural marvel that boasts intricate carvings and sculptures.

Timings: 07:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

3. Play golf at Chikmagalur Golf Club: One of the most offbeat things that you can include in your Chikmagalur Packages is playing golf at the Chikmagalur Golf Club. This picturesque 18-hole golf course is located amidst the lush greenery of the city and is designed to international standards. It also offers a challenging experience for golfers of all skill levels. The clubhouse offers all the amenities required for a comfortable and enjoyable golfing experience.

Timings: 06:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m.
Entry Fee: INR 70 for a 9-hole Caddy, INR 200 per hour for a golf set

4. Kayaking in Chikmagalur: Kayaking is an exhilarating activity that you can enjoy as part of your Chikmagalur Tour Packages, as it allows you to explore the pristine backwaters of the Bhadra River. The river is surrounded by lush green forests, making the kayaking experience a scenic one. The activity is suitable for both beginners and experienced kayakers and is done in the presence of trained experts.

Timings: 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

5. Visit Kalhatti Falls: When booking the Chikmagalur Packages, make sure to add Kalhatti Falls, a popular tourist destination in the region. The waterfall is surrounded by dense forests and can be reached via different hiking trails. Additionally, you can also enjoy birdwatching and picnicking near the falls, along with taking a dip in its cool waters. For an even better experience of the waterfall, you can also set up camp here, and spend the night under the stars.

Timings: 08:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

6. Jet Ski at Yagachi Dam: One adventure that you must not miss out on during your visit to Chikmagalur, is a jet skiing experience at the Yagachi Dam. Ranked as one of the most popular destinations for water sports enthusiasts, this dam offers water-sport enthusiasts a chance to jet ski, and soar across the water at high speed. The activity is safe and suitable for both beginners and experienced jet skiers.

Timings: 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

7. Visit Horanadu Temple: As you book the Chikmagalur Tours, make sure to include a visit to the Horanadu Temple in your itinerary. This revered Hindu temple is located in Horanadu and is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Annapoorneshwari, the goddess of food and nourishment. The temple is an architectural marvel that is built in the traditional South Indian style of architecture. In addition to offering your prayers to the goddess, you can also indulge in photography, or enjoy the prasadam here.
 
Timings: 06:30 a.m. to 09:30 p.m.

Best Time To Visit Chikmagalur:

The best time to visit Chikmagalur is from September to March. The city is best known as 'The Coffee Land of Karnataka' and is situated on the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range. It experiences summer, monsoon and winter.

How to Reach Chikmagalur:

  • By Air: Chikmagalur is a relatively small town and it does not have its own airport. The nearest airport to this hilltown is located in Mangalore which is about 113 km away. Other nearby airports include Hubli and Bengaluru.
  • By Train: There is no railway station in Chikmagalur town itself but nearby towns like Birur, Kadur and Tarikere which are just a few kilometres away from Chikmagalur have railway stations and are well connected to several cities in the state. Cabs and buses are easily available from these places to take you to Chikmagalur.
  • By Road: Chikmagalur is well connected to several cities and towns nearby like Bengaluru, Mangalore, Hubli and Hassan. Additionally, cabs, private and state buses are easily available from these cities to Chikmagalur. Also there are two national highways as well that pass right through the district of Chikmagalur
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Which are the famous attractions of Chikmagalur for first time travellers?

There are various places to visit in Chikmagalur for tourists. Find below more information on the same:

Kudremukh National Park - Best known for trekking and wildlife
Hebbe Falls - Best known for natural jacuzzi with exotic herbs
Tea Plantation - Best known for photography, accommodations
Homestay with Private Waterfall - Best known for homely feel and best amenities 
Kyatanamakki - Best known for jeep ride, picturesque sunsets
Madu Gundi Falls - Best known for off-roading, nature photography
Mullayanagiri Coffee Estates - Best known for jeep ride, heaven for coffee lovers

How can I reach Chikmagalur from Bangalore? What is the distance between Chikmagalur and Bangalore?

Due to the easy availability of transportation and good road conditions, you can reach Chikmagalur from Bangalore without any difficulty. The mode of transportation, however, differs according to Chikmagalur packages.

By Bus: Several private and public transportation buses to Chikmagalur are frequently available at Kempegowda Bus Stand.

By Train: If you want to travel by train, a train from Yeshwantpur Station for Chikmagalur is available daily.

By Car: For a more convenient journey, you can drive a personal vehicle to Chikmagalur or hire a private cab which is easily available in Bangalore.

The road distance between Bangalore and Chikmagalur is 245 km, and the journey can be expected to take between 4.5 and 5 hours.

What is the best time to visit Chikmagalur?

Although Chikmagalur features a pleasant climate throughout the year, the best time to visit it is between the months of September and April. During these months, you can expect to experience the perfect climate in Chikmagalur with pleasantly cold nights. The average temperatures usually range between 21 degree Celsius to 34 degree Celsius between the months of September and February.

Rainfalls also become infrequent after the onset of September, so you can be rest assured to have a smooth sightseeing experience. Furthermore, due to the long period of monsoon left behind, the waterfalls in the region are at their best in September, cascading in their full glory in the middle of lush green forests.

Which are some of the best adventure activities in Chikmagalur?

Rafting: River rafting down the Bhadra River is one of the most popular activities in the Chikmagalur tour packages. Located in Karnataka, Chikmagalur is one of the most recommended holiday destinations for adventure lovers. The river offers some fantastic rafting routes that takes you past dense forests of the Kudremukh National Park. Along the Bhadra River you will get views of rolling hills of the Western Ghats which are covered in lush greenery. The river rapids span out over a distance of over 8 km and this activity usually takes about 1.5 hours to complete.

Kayaking: Chikmagalur has various hotspots where you can enjoy kayaking surrounded by lush greenery, undulated hills and beautiful weather. You can choose from various locations to go kayaking and add them to your Chikmagalur tour packages. The River Bhadra is one of the most popular spots for kayaking and the Yagachi Dam located on the River Yagachi in Belur. Discover the beauty and splendour of Chikmagalur kayaking on the shimmering rivers of this splendid hilltown.

Parasailing: Parasailing is yet another popular adventure sport and an exciting addition to your Chikmagalur packages which you can indulge in while holidaying in Chikmagalur. The ride takes you about 2000 feet from the ground and you get to take in a bird’s eye view of the lush greenery of this beautiful hillside town.

Camping: Camping is an integral part of any adventure holiday and Chikmagalur offers some of the best campsites for you to choose from to add to your Chikmagalur trip packages. Nestled amidst the beautiful valleys of the Western Ghats, Chikmagalur offers several great campsites such as the Bhadra Nature Camp and camping amidst a coffee plantation. The tents are well equipped with modern amenities and the views and experiences will definitely not disappoint you. Along with camping you can enjoy other activities such as trekking, bonfires and cooking meals over barbecues.

What are the best romantic things to do in Chikmagalur?

Stroll around Coffee Gardens: Chikmagalur is home to some of the most enchanting coffee plantations and a stroll around these gardens will surely add a romantic touch to your Chikmagalur tour packages. These aromatic walks along meandering paths is an experience that is incredible and truly unique. Most of these gardens offer visits and tours which means along with the walks you can also learn about the origin of coffee plantations in India and the process of making this magical brew.

Visit Coffee Museum: If you are a coffee lover then do not miss out on a visit to the Coffee Museum with your Chikmagalur trip packages. The Museum has a wonderful thematic display on the history of coffee as well as the whole process of making coffee right from harvesting to the grinding of coffee beans. Besides these you will also get to learn the technical, geographical, traditional and cultural significance of coffee in this country. At the Museum you can also watch the screening of a short documentary on the growth and evolution of coffee in this region over the years. Additionally, your Chikmagalur trip packages also includes a visit to the in-house laboratory where you can watch the entire coffee grinding process.

Seek blessings from the Veera Narayana Temple: The Veera Narayana Temple is located in Belavadi Village which is about 30 km from Chikmagalur. This majestic temple was built in the 13th century by the Hoysala Empire and it follows the Trikuta style of architecture. There are three sanctums in the Temple and there are 108 beautifully carved pillars within these sanctums. The three sanctums are dedicated to Lord Krishna, Lord Narayana and Venugopala. The architecture, the scenery and the peaceful ambience makes this one of the best places to include in your Chikmagalur travel packages.

Soak in the Natural Beauty of Z Point: Z Point is one of the most scenic and romantic places near Chikmagalur. It is quite popular amongst trekkers and if you and your spouse enjoy treks then this is one place you should not miss. The views of the Western Ghats ranges are simply incredible from the viewpoint and it is also the perfect spot to enjoy a sunset together as a couple. The trekking trail itself is a meandering path up steep hills, beautiful greenery and accompanied by a refreshing breeze all the way to the top.

If I have 3 days to stay in Chikmagalur, what are the places that I must visit?

If you have 3 days on your hands, you have plenty of time to cover almost all the major tourist attractions as well as offbeat spots commonly included in Chikmagalur tour packages. All 3 day Chikmagalur packages must feature the following sites:

- Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
: Famous for its population of tigers and gaurs
- Hebbe Falls: A spectacular cascade near Kemmangundi
- Mullayanagiri: Popular among adventure lovers
- Kudremukh National Park: Soaring mountain peak and biodiversity
- Sharadamba Temple: A popular ancient Hindu temple
- Belur: Architectural marvels from the Hoysala Empire
- Jhari Falls: Gorgeous waterfalls accessible by a bumpy jeep ride

Why Bhadra wildlife safari is famous in Chikmagalur?

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, owing to the impressive biota it claims, finds its name among the most liked spots on Chikmagalur tours. Located 38 km away from Chikmagalur Town, this nature reserve spans across an area of 490 sq km. From tigers and black panthers to sloth bear and elephant, a diverse range of majestic animals call the forests here home.

Apart from spotting and clicking exotic animals and birds during a jungle safari, you can also indulge in other activities such as trekking and camping here. That is why a visit to Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is a major part of all Chikmagalur tour packages.

Which resorts are good for overnight stay in Chikmagalur?

The Serai Resort:  The Serai is a luxury resort set amongst the Mullayanagiri Ranges and offers villas with modern amenities for its guests. You can choose from villas with pools or from the astounding villas with terrace or a jacuzzi. The resort offers many activities such as cycling, birdwatching, guided walks in coffee plantations, trekking and in-house activities such as cooking lessons for young visitors. Additionally, the in-house spa is a treat in itself making this resort one of the best additions to your Chikmagalur tour packages.

Winter Greens Resort:  Winter Greens Resort is a magnificent, eco-friendly resort that provides accommodation for you to unwind, relax and rejuvenate on your Chikmagalur travel packages. The Resort is set on an expansive 17 acres land which is covered in exotic medicinal plants that infuse its fragrances in the air around the place. The exotic resort offers Texas style cottages that are aesthetically furnished and food which is cooked with farm fresh ingredients on firewood. Additionally, traditional recipes are used to prepare a feast that is appealing to the eyes and wonderful on the taste buds.

Eagle Eye Resort: The Eagle Eye Resort is one of the best resorts in Chikmagalur and offers different types of accommodation for you to choose from. You can pick from a standard room, villa, treehouse and cottage. The resort offers a wide range of activities for its guests such as coracle rides, trekking, fishing, target practicing, birdwatching, camping, bonfires, yoga, meditation and indoor activities. Due to its location at a higher elevation, the resort offers some of the most fantastic views of the Western Ghats and the surrounding areas.

Jenukallu Resort: Jenukallu Resort is the perfect nature retreat for your Chikmagalur tour packages. The location of the resort offers you fantastic views and the backdrop of coffee plantations and untouched wilderness gives you an incredible experience of living right in the midst of nature. The cottages offer stunning views of the plantations and the surrounding areas and you can take a camping trip here with your Chikmagalur trip packages. The freshness of the air around the resort which is infused with fragrances of coffee, cardamom and wild flowers will rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.

Tusk and Dawn: Tusk and Dawn is a beautiful nature resort in Chikmagalur that offers a great stay in this wonderful hillside town. The cottages have glass walls which gives you a panoramic view of the surrounding lush greenery and the rolling hills beyond. The Resort promises a respite from the hustle bustle of city life and your days here are going to be more relaxed and comfortable with time in your hands to explore the beauty of nature. At Tusk and Dawn you can enjoy trekking, nature walks, camping, off road driving, organized outdoor games, waterfall visits and photography..

Why is Chikmagalur famous?

Chikmagalur is a beautiful hillside town and it is famous for its verdant beauty, serene surroundings and incredible natural attractions such as cascading waterfalls, breathtaking viewpoints, amazing trekking trails and beautiful rivers. Chikmagalur is also famous for its coffee plantations, wonderful climate, beautiful ancient temples of the Vijayanagara empire, wonderful nature retreats and resorts that brings you close to nature accompanied by modern comforts. Chikmagalur is also home to the highest peak of Karnataka, the Mullayanagiri standing tall at 2000 metres above sea level.

Where can we do rafting in Chikmagalur? Is it safe to go for river rafting in Chikmagalur?

One can do river rafting in the Bhadra River in Chikmagalur. Yes, it is safe to go for rafting considering the weather. Bhadra River passes through one of the eighth densest forests in the world and located within 30 kms from the Kudremukh national park.

The white water rafting experience at Chikmagalur is a pure adrenaline rush with level III rapids over a time of two hours. White Water Rafting on River Bhadra in Chikmagalur.

How much does the Chikmagalur trip cost?

A 3 days and 2 nights Chikmagalur tour package starts from about INR 7000 per person which may include transportation, meals, sightseeing and a guide. You can customise your Chikmagalur trip packages and prices will vary based on the number of days of stay and the attractions to visit added to your package. Chikmagalur travel packages can range from INR 7000 to INR 20,000 per adult depending on the number of days, type of stay and attractions. Additionally, there are many packages that you can choose from depending on your budget.

Which waterfalls are famous in Chikmagalur?

Shankar Falls: This amazing waterfall is surrounded by coffee plantations, lush verdant hills and exotic plants endemic to this beautiful hillside town. The waterfall is a delightful place and attracts visitors from all over the region. The cascading water and the surrounding region offers a fantastic backdrop for photography so you should definitely bring your camera along to capture some of the beauty of this place. Monsoon season sees the best of what this spectacular place has to offer with water gushing down the steep drop at amazing speed creating a mist that can soak you to the skin.

Kallathigiri Falls: Located near Riverwoods in Chikmagalur, Kallathigiri Falls is one of the most scenic waterfalls in the region. It is a great trekking destination and mostly favoured by nature enthusiasts as well as nature lovers. The surrounding area is a great place for a picnic if you are travelling with kids and everyone can enjoy splashing in its clear water. The beautiful Veerabhadra Temple which was built during the time of the Vijayanagara empire is carved out of the huge boulders which are next to the waterfalls.

Hebbe Waterfalls: Hebbe Waterfalls is a glorious waterfall with a drop of over 551 feet in two cascading steps which are known as Dodda Hebbe and Chikka Hebbe. One of the most attractive features of this magnificent waterfall is that its water is infused with medicinal herbs which entices the visitors to take a dip in its refreshing waters. Hebbe Waterfalls is part of the Bhadra Tiger Reserve and the paths leading to the waterfalls will require trekking through winding lanes which adds to your experience here.
 
Shanti Falls: Shanti Falls is a small but refreshing waterfall located along the trekking path of Z Point in Chikmagalur. The waterfalls are set amidst spellbinding natural surroundings and it is one of the hidden gems of Chikmagalur. Not many people know about these beautiful cascading waterfalls and hence a trip to this natural wonder is going to be peaceful and serene. A visit to this amazing destination is definitely going to be the highlight of your Chikmagalur trip packages.

Kalhatti Falls: The Kalhatti Falls or Kalahasti Falls is a perfect blend of nature and spirituality. The waterfalls is home to the beautiful Veerabhadreshwara Temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and considered to be one of the most revered temples in this region.  Pilgrims and visitors from all over the state and other parts of the country flock to this magnificent temple and waterfalls. The surrounding areas are a treat for nature enthusiasts as there are several cardamom trees and exotic wild flowers that are endemic to this area. You can also spot many wild animals like bears, monkeys and elephants as well.

Which temples are must visit in Chikmagalur?

Sringeri Sharada Peetham: The Sringeri Sharada Peetham is located on the banks of the River Tunga and was established by Adi Shankaracharya. The Peetha is one of the most important Advaitha Mutts in the district of Chikmagalur and pilgrims from around the state and other parts of the country visit this place. This historic temple showcases the Dravidian style of architecture and houses the idol of the main deity, Goddess Sharadhamba Devi. The idol is made of gold and is seated on a beautifully carved throne which is an exceptional piece of craftsmanship of that era.

Sharadamba Temple: The Sharadamba Temple is dedicated to Goddess Sharadamba and the temple was built in the modern Dravidian style of architecture. The statue of the Goddess was initially made of sandalwood but was later replaced by a gold statue in a seated position. Visitors to Chikmagalur should definitely add a trip to this temple in their Chikmagalur tour packages as many believe that those who come to this temple the Goddess will shower them with blessings.

Amruteshwar Temple: The Amruteshwar Temple is an exemplary 12th century temple built near the River Bhadra Reservoir. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the beauty of its structure truly captures the essence of the architecture of that time. The Temple is built of black soapstone and the main sanctum is square and covered with carvings that depict the story of the Ramayana and Mahabharata in floral motifs. A visit to this temple will definitely be a highlight for history buffs and for your Chikmagalur packages.

Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple: This beautiful temple is dedicated to Lord Rama and it is located on the banks of the river Tungabhadra. It is a highly revered shrine and has pilgrims and tourists visiting from around the globe. There are life size idols of Lord Rama, his brother Laxmana and Sita within the Temple and each of these idols have been carved out of a single stone. Every detail on the idols has been etched out and carved out of a single stone which showcases the incredible craftsmanship of that era.

How much time does it take to do a Mullayanagiri trek? Is it a difficult trek?

Mullayanagiri Trek is a short trek and can be completed within a day. However, for the sake of convenience and enjoyment, most people prefer to do it over a period of 2 days with overnight camping.  

Mullayanagiri Trek is generally categorized as a moderately difficult trek and is also recommended for physically fit people with no or little experience in trekking. A few stretches of steep climbs and narrow paths make the overall experience a little challenging.

Can we do a tour of Chikmagalur in 2 days?

Yes, it is possible to tour Chikmagalur in 2 days and that is why it is a preferred weekend getaway from the nearby cities like Bangalore. It is a small hill station and most of the sightseeing spots featured in Chikmagalur tours are just short drives away from the town.
So, if you are travelling by a personal vehicle or private cab, you can easily cover all the major tourist sites in and around with chikmagalur trip package in a 2-day trip.
On the other hand, if you also want to indulge in trekking and camping experiences in addition to sightseeing, 2 days may not be sufficient for most
Chikmagalur tours.

How is Kemmangundi trek? Is it a difficult or easy trek?

Kemmanagundi which is ringed by the Baba Budan Giri Range and enveloped by true Chikkamagalur-style Western Ghats beauty is a good trek. This a 12 hours long trek covering a distance of 20 km will take you through a landscape stroked with lofty hills, innumerable streams and brooks, extensive coffee estates, waterfalls and ornamental gardens tucked amidst lush green forests. This is a moderately difficult trek.

What is famous about Baba Budangiri?

Baba Budangiri is a mountain in the Baba Budan range of the Western Ghats of India. Located in the Chikkamagaluru District of Karnataka, Baba Budangiri is known for its shrine to the Sufi saint Hazrat Dada Hayat Kalandar, a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims.

What are the things one should carry for a trip to Chikmagalur?

Planning a vacation to Chikmagalur? Here are some of the things to carry while going on Chikmagalur trip:


-Lip balm as cold weather can often chap lips.
-Wooden stick as you will have to walk a steep distance and a stick will prove to be good support.
-Sunscreen to avoid any tanning or skin infections.
-An umbrella as this hill station is known for extensive rainfall.
-Comfortable footwear as again you will have to walk a lot. And if you have decided to go on a trek then you should definitely carry trekking shoes with you.
-Energy Bars to get that boost of energy when the sun is killing you or the extensive walks tire you.

Which are the best camping tours in Chikmagalur?

Book the best camps in Chikmagalur at the best price available only at Thrillophilia. Here are the best camping tours in Chikmagalur. 

Camping In Sakleshpur, Chikmagalur
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Chikmagalur Camping At Great Monsoon Retreat

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