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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.
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...
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...
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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Here is the list of best customisable Chikmagalur tour packages:
1. 4 Days Chikmagalur Tour with Camping At Great Monsoon Retreat
2. Adventure Vacation in Chikmagalur with Trek to Kudremukh
3. Local Sightseeing in Chikmagalur with Stay at Nature Homestay
4. 3 Days 2 Night Tour to Chikmagalur with Water Sports Combo
5. Holiday in Chikmagalur with Kayaking and Offroad Jeep Ride
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.
Although Chikmagalur town 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.
As Chikmagalur is a hill station, one should definitely carry warm clothes among other things that are mentioned below.
-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.
Chikmagalur features a perfect climate and lovely atmosphere that makes it an ideal destination for couples. Here are few of the romantic experiences available in most Chikmagalur tour packages:
Coffee plantation strolls: A lazy walk across one of the vast coffee estates in Chikmagalur is a lighthearted activity which can be coupled with a coffee date with your loved one.
Trekking: For the couples whose idea of fun is an adventure, Chikmagalur has easy to moderate trekking trails passing through deep forests and undulating meadows.
Waterfall visits: Chikmagalur houses numerous striking waterfalls within deep forests. A date with your partner in the wonderful setting of lush greenery and gushing waterfalls will be perfect.
Hirekolale Lake: A serene lake with the backdrop of rolling hills, Hirekolale Lake offers a magical space and calm ambience for a romantic rendezvous with your partner.
There are various places to visit in Chikmagalur for tourists. Find below more information on the same:
Adventures in Chikmagalur include Trekking, Camping and River Rafting.
There are numerous treks to do in Chikmagalur namely Kemmangundi Trek, Kudremukh Trek, Mullayanagiri Trek, Narasimha Parvatha Trek etc.
Chikmagalur is the best destination for camping in South India. One can camp at Ballalrayana Durga and another at the Hebbe Falls as the dense forests leading to it make it a good spot for camping.
Lastly, river rafting is on offer too in Chikmagalur. White Water Rafting on River Bhadra in Chikmagalur. 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.
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.
With its scenic beauty and vast greenery, Chikmagalur attracts a lot of tourist around the world. Chikmagalur is a wonderful region arranged on the western piece of Karnataka. It is for the most part prevalent for its espresso ranches and a lovely atmosphere.
Here are some of the popular Chikmagalur resorts:
Yes, we ensure that Homestays in Chikmagalur are absolutely safe. You can choose from the numerous homestays in Chikmagalur:-Coffee Plantation
One can do river rafting in 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.
There are plenty of waterfalls in Chikmagalur. Namely:-Shankar Falls
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.
Yes, one can go for Kudremukh trek. Kudremukh Trek will cost you INR 3499 / 50 USD per adult. This is an easy trek good for first-timers.
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 Chikmagalur 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.
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.
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
This destination is a much loved destination by all kinds of age groups as it offers something for every kind. Children can camp, while adults can go for treks, temples and the entire family can spend quality time at waterfalls.
Chikmagalur to Belur is about 25 Kms and Halebid is about 41 Kms.
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.