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  • Chikmagalur resorts include the lavish names of The Gateway Resort, Serai Resort, Trivik Resort, Coffee Grove Resort, Silent Valley Resort, Silent Valley Resort, Eagle Eye Resort, Tusk and Dawn, Kalgreen Valley Resort , Winter Greens Resort more prominent names that have been serving class in this region.

    Located amidst hills of the Mullayanagiri range and Baba Budangiri range, these resorts are here to create the most magical effects of staying above the clouds as they come and touch the slopes of the hills of Chikmagalur.

    Chikmagalur is a perfect weekend getaway, as well as an amazing spot to spend your vacations at. There is no limit of places you can visit in Chikmagalur or things to do and enjoy here. Enjoy infinity pools, hilltop residences, ayurvedic spas, bird watching, fishing and many more great and unique features of a number of these resorts.

    With the season remaining pleasant throughout the year, you will not have the need to find reasons to visit Chikmagalur, and when you are here, these resorts will give you the idea of what isa best fit for your stay here.

    Must-Read Travel Guide for First Time Traveller to Chikmagalur:


    1) Must Visit Places in Chikmagalur
    2) Things You Should Not Miss in Chikmagalur
    3) 10 Best Camping in Chikmagalur
    4) Homestays in Chikmagalur that You Will Miss After Staying in Them
    5) How to Plan a Bangalore to Chikmagalur: A Detailed Guide

  • Best Resorts in Chikmagalur

  • 01The Gateway Resort

    The Gateway Resort
    Image Credit : gateway.tajhotels.com
    Built-in the colonial style, The Gateway Resort in Chikmagalur offers the finest luxury. There are 10 standard rooms and 19 deluxe cottages in the resort. The Chennakeshava Hall can be used for cocktail events, theatre-style conferences & dinner party. You can reach the resort after 260 km drive from Bangalore city.

    Amongst the other resorts in Chikmagalur, the Gateway Resort offers facilities such as a fully-fledged Ayurvedic Massage Centre with expert masseurs trained to relieve you from stress and relax you're worn out muscles. The resort also has other facilities which are popular amongst the guests such as Snooker and Pool Table, a well-equipped fitness centre and a fabulous restaurant called Peaberry which provides lip-smacking Coorgi dishes.

    The resort also provides for activities such as 
    trekking to the Mullayanagiri hills, coffee plantation visits and sightseeing in nearby areas.

    Pricing:
      Starting from 11000 INR

    Activities and Amenities:

    - Swimming Pool
    Ayurvedic Massage Centre
    - Fitness Centre
    - Business Centre
    - Health Club
    - Lounge
    - Restaurant 

    Food:
     Veg & Non-Veg

    Liquor:
     Available

    Location: 
    The Gateway Hotel KM Road Chikmagalur, K M Road, Opp. Pavitra Vanna, Jyothinagar Karnataka, Chikmagalur, 577102

    Popular Read: Things to Do in Chikmagalur for fun Vacation

  • 02The Serai Resort

    The Serai Resort
    Situated amidst the aromatic coffee plantations of Chikmagalur is the luxurious resort, the Serai. Plush and classy interiors, tastefully done furnishings, service of the best quality and undisturbed solitude are some of the offers that The Serai gives out to its guests. The Serai is one of the most finest resorts and plays host to many a worn out traveller.

    The resort has an expansive swimming pool and a fabulous restaurant called the Odyssey where you can enjoy different cuisines from all over the world. The resort also facilitates for plantation walks, indoor and outdoor activities while Thrillophilia can also arrange adventure activities in Chikmagalur customized to your needs at the Serai.

    Pricing: 
     Starting from 25000 INR

    Activities and Amenities:

    - Swimming Pool
    - Indoor Games
    - Wildlife Library
    - Conference Hall

    Food:
      Veg & Non-Veg

    Liquor:
      Available

    Location: 
     Mugthihalli Post, K M Road, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577133

    Planning a Chikmagalur Trip, Check Out: 
    Best Chikamaglur Tour Packages

  • 03Trivik Resorts

    Trivik Resorts
    Image Credit : trivikhotels.com

    Engulfed within coffee plantations, the high-end Trivik Resorts is among eco-friendly resorts in Chikmagalur that offers exemplary services and a delightful stay. You are welcomed by spacious, refined rooms with plush sofas, minibars, tea/coffee makers and a host of other in-room amenities, but waking up to the ombre sunrise and magnificent mountain views is sure to be the highlight of your stay!

    Suites are equipped with a dressing room, balcony, and a Jacuzzi as well, built in a space of 1200 sq.ft, adding a rather luxurious touch to your holiday. Based on the type of view you’d like to wake up to, you can choose between a Garden Suite, a Coffee Suite, a Mountain Suite or a Family Suite.

    Trivik offers complimentary plantation tours and breakfast, while other entertainment options include an infinity pool, a global cuisine restaurant, bar, spa, gym, bonfire, and an indoor children’s play area, making it the ideal getaway for all!


    Pricing:
      Starting from 14700 INR

    Activities and Amenities:

    - Outdoor Pool
    - Child-friendly
    - Fitness Centre
    - Business Centre
    - Health Club
    - Bar
    - Restaurant 

    Food:
    Veg & Non-Veg

    Liquor:
    Available

    Location: 
    Sy No.216 & 344 Channagondanahalli, Vasthur Hobli, Elunoorkhan Rd, Mullayangiri, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 577101

  • 04Coffeegrove Resort

    Coffeegrove Resort
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    Chikmagalur Resorts are known for their rustic yet modern vibe. One such resort is Coffeegrove, enveloped by trees and built on a lush coffee estate only 3 kilometres from NH173. This upscale resort offers cottages ranging from Comfort Non AC ones to Luxury AC ones, which are also equipped with a seating area.

    Large windows open out over a view of the plantations, while other amenities include an airy restaurant, gardens, a terrace, an outdoor pool and complimentary breakfast. Enjoy a leisurely time with activities like cricket, archery, and biking.

    Being cosy, reasonable and close to tourist spots in Chikmagalur, Coffeegrove is a preferred resort by all, whether for corporate events, destination weddings, or simply a relaxed break. 

    Pricing:
      Starting from 6000 INR

    Activities and Amenities:   

    - Swimming Pool
    - Outdoor games
    - Cycling
    - Health Club
    - High Internet Service
    - Restaurant 

    Food:
    Veg & Non-Veg

    Liquor:
    Available

    Location:
     
    Anishka Plantation, Kelagur, Aldur Hobli, Chikkamagaluru District, Yelagudige, Karnataka 577101

    Recommended Read: Best Homestays in Chikmagalur

  • 05Silent Valley Resort

    Silent Valley Resort
    Situated in the foothills of Kudremukh Reserve Forests, Silent Valley Resort gives a wonderful view of nature. At 2400 ft above sea level, Silent Valley resort offers an amazing view that includes waterfalls, lush valleys, paddy fields, forest, mist-clad mountains & areca trees and is one of the best resorts in Chikmagalur. 

    The Silent Valley resort has about 15 cottages, a treehouse and a dormitory. Rustic and ethnic, the cottages are a beautiful blend of natural and modern amenities. All the cottages are named after medicinal plants found in the nearby forest. The exteriors and interiors of the cottages are adorned with tribal art and this imparts a beautiful and earthy look to it.

    The facilities provided by the Silent Valley Resort include an Ayurvedic rejuvenation centre, a swimming pool and a fabulous multi-cuisine restaurant. Apart from team building activities, the resort activities include outdoor & indoor team games, Trekking, Kayaking, River Rafting and Biking (under the supervision of skilled trainers), Swimming & campfire. They also have an Ayurvedic rejuvenation facility.

    Pricing:
     Starting from 5750 INR

    Activities & Amenities:

    - Outdoor Pool
    - Child-Friendly
    - Multi-Cuisine Restaurant.
    - Outdoor and Indoor Games 
    - Conference Center

    Food: 
    Veg & Non-Veg

    Liquor:
      Available

    Location: 
    Kudremukh, Road, Thodlu, Kalasa, Karnataka 577124
  • 06Eagle Eye Resort

    Eagle Eye Resort

    Situated at an elevation of 2,100 metres, the Eagle Eye Holidays provides a stunning view of the surroundings. The accommodation arrangements are innovative and interesting. Guests can choose from standard rooms, cottages, tree houses and villas according to their requirements and budgets. Complete with modern amenities and contemporary furnishings, the room at the Eagle Eye Holidays is a treat for a tired body.

    Located in the midst of the lush Western Ghats, the resort provides several activities for visitors including Fishing, Coracle ride, Trekking, Yoga and Meditation; Target practising, Camping, Bird watching and Bonfire, apart from the 
    various indoor team building games that the resort facilitates.

    Among facilities offered by the resort, the dining space is the most remarkable. Tastefully done interiors and delicious food that spoils you for choice with an elaborate menu make this place really special.

    Pricing: 
    Starting from 2000 INR 

    Activities and Amenities:

    - Indoor Games
    - Fishing
    - Camping
    - Boating
    - Bird Watching
    - Conference Hall

    Food: 
    Veg & Non-Veg

    Liquor:
      Available

    Location: 
     Hoscodu Estate Via Sangameshwarpet Between Bhadra and Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary Post 577 136., Kadavanthi, Karnataka

    Popular Read: Best Waterfalls in Chikmagalur
  • 07Tusk and Dawn

    Tusk and Dawn
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    Budget resorts in Chikmagalur include Tusk and Dawn which is built on 28 hectares of forest ground and is centrally located between major cities like Bangalore, Mangalore and Mysore. Unlike other Chikmagalur Resorts, which boast of coffee plantations and gardens, Tusk and Dawn boasts of being a jungle resort with expansive windows that provide dense forest views.

    There are well-appointed cottages, log rooms and log houses to choose from which are designed to create a blend of homestays and jungle retreats. Adding a rural feel to the property are thatched roofs and porches made with locally sourced materials, and the rooms do not have televisions so that you disconnect from city life and rest in nature’s lap entirely.

    The stay is inclusive of meals and you can choose from a range of activities, like trekking, off-roading, photography and jungle camping to make your stay a memorable one! 

    Pricing:
    Starting from 7050 INR

    Activities and amenities:

    - Child-Friendly 
    - Business Centre
    - Restaurant 

    Food:
    Veg and Non-Veg

    Liquor:
    Available

    Location: 
    Agani Village, Hanbal Post, Salkeshpur Taluk, Sakleshpur, Karnataka 577119

  • 08Kalgreen Valley Resort

    Kalgreen Valley Resort
    Image Credit : kalgreenvalleyresort.com

    Kalgreen Valley Resort is a mid-portion ranch resort tucked in a pleasant 200-section of land espresso estate at a stature of 3000 ft above ocean level close Koppa in Malnad area of Karnataka. Kalgreen Valley Resort is reachable from the Koppa Bus Station (5 km) and is situated at 32 km from the Sri Sharadamba Temple. The resort offers room benefit. Each of the houses and cottages in this property has connected washrooms, TVs, and safes.

    There are 18 houses and estates in this resort. The resort in Chikmagalur has a multi-cuisine restaurant, swimming pool, private lake, and gathering room. It gives clothing administration to visitors. Kalgreen Valley Resort additionally makes game plans for estate visits, trekking, and drifting. Visitors can visit Andagar Temple, Andagar Church, and Nethrakal Temple, which are all at 1 km from this resort. Visit to this place in Chikmagalur will leave you awestruck with the beauty of the region.

    Kalgreen Valley Resort offers modest lodging rooms in Chikmagalur. They furnish better than average convenience alongside fundamental civilities.

    Pricing: 
    Starting from 1750 INR

    Activities and Amenities:

    - Outdoor Pool
    - Child-friendly
    - Health Club

    Food:
     Veg & Non-Veg

    Liquor:
      Not Available

    Location: 
    Kalsapur Estate, Koppa Taluk, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 577126

    Check Out: Places to visit in Chikmagalur in 2 days

  • 09Winter Greens Resort

    Winter Greens Resort

    Spread across 17 acres of lush greenery at the foothills of the Western Ghats, Winter Greens stays true to its name, making it one of the most preferred resorts in Chikmagalur. An ideal spot to unwind and rejuvenate, this eco-friendly resort offers Texan-styled Cottages priced reasonably, and aesthetically designed with mango groves and towering coconut trees.

    Winter Greens receives crystal clear water from a nearby lake, which adds to the natural beauty of the location. Built on a man-made island, this recreation centre is apt for wildlife enthusiasts and those who want to connect with nature.

    The suspended bridged entrance adds a unique touch and is a favourite among adventure seekers who visit. On any given day, you can head out for a nature walk and make the most of your stay by relaxing amidst vivid flora. 

    Pricing:
     Starting from 8551 INR 

    Activities and Amenities:

    - Jungle Camps
    - Indoor Games
    - Outdoor Games
    - Texan Styled Cottages

    Food:
     Veg & Non-Veg

    Liquor:
      Not Available

    Location: 
    Lakhya Cross, Opp Om Poultry Farm | 10Km Milestone, Kadur Road, Chikkamagalur 577101
  • 10Jenukallu Resort

    Jenukallu Resort

    For those of you who are searching for a weekend getaway in Chikmagalur then get ready to enjoy a comfortable stay at the Jenukallu Resort. JenuKallu Valley Retreat is situated close Devaldkere town, 265 kms far from Bangalore, 27 kms from Sakleshpur in the Western Ghats. 

    The Natural view has been incorporated with configuration giving it an open feel. To give a characteristic vibe, most materials have been secured from the espresso estate. The Cottages have been deliberately found which gives a glorious perspective of the espresso manor and the lovely scene of the Western Ghats. The cottages have been set in idealize segregation to give you flexibility to encounter the nature without exasperating.

    Pricing: Starting from 2750 INR

    Activities & Amenities:

    - Cottages available with modern facilities
    - Camps and tents are available
    - Good dinning area

    Food:
     Veg & Non-Veg

    Liquor:
      Not Available

    Location:
    Jenukallu Resort is located at Athibeedu, Devaladakere Post, Hassan, Sakleshpur, Karnataka 577119

    Must Check: Adventurous Camping in Chikmagalur

  • 11Java Rain Resorts

    Java Rain Resorts
    The resort offers 18 super-luxury villas with bay windows, valley views, butterfly roofs, and open decks. They range from single, twin, and presidential suites.

    It is located amidst a beautiful landscape of thick silver oak forests, hills, and streams. Located at a height of 50 ft, it offers amazing views of the city & Mullayanagiri range. Enjoy the unique experience of having a drink within walls that have water cascades.

    Pricing: Prices range between INR 17,600-27,880 per night depending on the choice of the room.

    Activities and Amenities:

    - Infinity pool.
    - Meditation zone.
    - Elite spa.
    - Volleyball court, dart games, archery, and cycling.
    - Customised activities like coffee plantation visits, trekking, and wildlife tours.

    Food: Mirra, the all-day restaurant overlooking the valley, serves world & local cuisine and confectionery.

    Liquor: Only one of Chikmagalur resorts to have a tree bar, the place serves a huge range of spirits at the in house Crimson Peak.

    Location: Survey No. 618, Mullayanagiri Road, Next to NDMC, Chikamagalur. 
  • 12Bison Valley Resort

    Bison Valley Resort
    This 3-star resort promises to offer a comfortable stay amidst the rustic wilderness of the coffee plantation, where it is located.

    For your stay, you can choose from row houses, a four-bedroom villa, and 2 bedroom cottages. The property has a huge 6-acre private lake.

    Pricing: The average per night tariff is INR 3,000.

    Activities and Amenities:

    - Swimming pool.
    - You can get customized packages for trekking, sunset point visit, boating, camping, and plantation trail.

    Food: Enjoy authentic Malnad and Karavali cuisine at the inhouse restaurant while looking on to spice gardens and the lake.

    Liquor: The resort serves only non-alcoholic beverages.

    Location: Koppa Rural, Karnataka.

    Must Read: Bangalore to Chikmagalur Travel Guide
  • 13Siri Nature Roost

    Siri Nature Roost
    One of the most luxurious resorts in Chikmagalur, it is located amidst a tropical forest. It offers airy and spacious villas & rooms with private swimming pools, lawn, and forest views.

    Pricing: Prices range between INR 12-25,000 per night depending on the choice of the room.

    Activities and Amenities:

    - Angamardhana- Multi-gym.
    - Agasthya spa for Ayurvedic treatments & therapies.
    - Outdoor sports like Volleyball, Cycling, and Badminton.
    - Indoor sports like Carrom & Foosball.
    - Rope climbing activities.

    Food: The resort’s dining hall Aathithya serves world cuisines prepared by experienced chefs. The hall looks out to beautiful forests.

    Liquor: The resort serves only non-alcoholic beverages.

    Location: SH 57, Allampura, Karnataka.
  • 14Exotic Mudigere Resort

    Exotic Mudigere Resort
    This is one of the few Chikmagalur resorts built in the trademark rich southern Indian style. The property offers private villas, cottages, and suites.

    All these are luxurious, spacious, and look out onto splendid views of the resort’s private lake.

    Pricing: The average per night tariff is INR 15,000.

    Activities and Amenities:

    - Robusta Spa with facilities of steam bath, ice showers, and Ayurvedic massages.
    - Infinity pool with views of the Western Ghats and vast paddy fields.
    - Full-service gym with views of coffee & cardamom plantations.
    - Indoor games like darts, chess, and carom.

    Food: Enjoy world & local cuisine at Flameback restaurant as you look onto stunning views of forests and hills. Try the homemade bread & a huge range of beverages.

    Liquor: Available.

    Location: Karthikeya Coffee Plantation, Billur Post, Pattadur, Mudigere, Chikmagalur District, Karnataka. 
  • 15Bhadra Riverside Resort

    Bhadra Riverside Resort

    One of the most popular award-winning resorts in Chikmagalur, it is cosily tucked away in a beautiful coffee plantation alongside River Bhadra.

    It offers earthy, comfortable yet luxurious boarding options like Tent House, Glass House, Areca Cottage, Mud House, and Log House.

    Pricing: The average per night tariff is INR 5,000.

    Activities and Amenities:

    - You can ask the hotel to customise packages like mountain trails, coffee plantation visits, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary visit, etc.

    Food: The in-house restaurant serves local cuisine.

    Liquor: The resort serves only non-alcoholic beverages.

    Location: Sangameshwarpet Bus Stop, Karnataka. 

    Also Read: Trekking in Chikmagalur for adventure freaks

  • Other Stays in Chikmagalur

  • 16Chikmagalur Homestay With Private Waterfall Flat 13% Off

    Chikmagalur Homestay With Private Waterfall Flat 13% Off
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    This Home Stay is tucked in the midst of green-clad mountains and in the middle of several coffee plantations.

    The location of this homely stay is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of all of Karnataka.

    Situated near Ballaraayanadurga mountain range in Durgadahalli, Chikamagalur district, this 120-acre property sits at just 30kms away from Belur.

    The place has 5 rooms with 6 beds each, and can together accommodate 30 people easily. The rooms are spacious, with their own bathrooms and facility of hot water.

    With unparalleled features like a private waterfall, a small lake, play area, dense coffee estate, private trekking trail and an innumerable number of fruit plants and trees, this quaint homestay is a must visit when visiting Chikmagalur.

    The property is near and easily connected with many of the renowned tourist spots in the area, like Hornadu, Kalasa, Kuduremukha, Belur, Halebeedu etc.

    And to keep you engaged through the day, the homestay also offers a number of activities that you will have a hard time finding together in one place.

    Indulge in outdoor activities like Mud Volleyball, Mud Kabaddi, Mud Tug of War, Zipline, Coffee estate walk, Cricket, Volleyball, Badminton and Campfire with music, and indoor games like Lagori, Carrom, Chess and cards. You can even avail a local sightseeing tour in a pickup vehicle standing at the homestay, trekking nearby and go on a temple visit as well. 

    At various short hikes from the property are several sightseeing spots, giving its claim to the best homestay of the region a lot more strength.

    It is the perfect getaway for a group of friends with the intention of spending some quality time with their squad. It is also an ideal spot for a corporate outing to breathe in the air of this green heaven and unwind.

    Check in- 12 noon | Check-out- 11 a.m.

    Capacity of homestay- 30 people

    Min number of people required to book:- 4

  • 17Stone Villa Farmstay in Chikmagalur - Flat 18% off

    Stone Villa Farmstay in Chikmagalur - Flat 18% off
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    Chikmagalur always whelms its tourists with scenic views of lush green valleys and hills. And even overwhelming is this farmstay in the region.

    Homestay

    The stone villa is located in the Vastara, just 6 kms from Chikmagalur, and perfectly placed in the middle of coffee plantations. The surroundings are the best Chikmagalur can offer, and the proximity with the town makes this place perfect for guests who want to visit Mullayanagiri, Berur and Halebidu.

    Old style stone architecture is what makes this house one of a kind. The interiors are of vintage style, the furniture rugged and the décor is minimal just as it should be. Curved doorways and huge living room gives you a feeling of openness and serenity.

    Three rooms are spread across two floors, with each room coming with a terrace/courtyard. Each room is provided with a fridge. One can enjoy simple, home-style food at the villa, both vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian dishes.

    The caretakers and the housekeeping staff will cater to your every need and make sure that you have a comfortable stay. And with all the activities, you experience will also be adventurous.

    Activities

    If you aren't up for trekking to Mullayanagiri, the staff would arrange for a drive till the peak, which is the highest in Karnataka. Explore the wild outdoors as you embark on a forest visit. The Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, home to elephants, tigers and leopards, is very close to the property. And when you come back you can enjoy campfire with some recreational indoor and outdoor games.

    Note: Activities are subject to availability.

    Note: Additional charges may be applicable on select activities, subject to availability. 

    Meals

    You can choose between packages with different meal plans.

    Accommodation + Breakfast

    Accommodation + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner

    Accommodation + All meals

    Stay

    The homestay contains 2 luxurious rooms equipped with modern amenities which can be booked on a double sharing basis. The rooms have antique wooden furniture, double beds and attached bathrooms.

    1 child under 5 year of age per room is allowed without any extra cost.

    Occupancy

    4 rooms on double/triple sharing

    How to reach?

    The homestay is located in Vastara, just 6 kms from Chikmagalur. You can easily get public or private transport to the location.

    Nearest Railway Station

    Chikmagalur Railway Station - 10 km

    Mangalore Railway Station - 142 km

    Nearest Airport

    Mangalore International Airport - 144 km

    Bengaluru International Airport - 271 km

    Nearest Key Location

    Mangalore - 142 km

    Bengaluru - 240 km

    Max. booking capacity: 8

    Check in: 2:00 PM

    Check out: 10:00 AM

     

  • 18Nature Homestay in Chikmagalur, With Local Sightseeing

    Nature Homestay in Chikmagalur, With Local Sightseeing
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    Homestays in Chikmagalur have been one of the most amazing and integral parts of tourism in the region. This homestay has been in the area of providing a comfortable and scenic stay to the many tourists that arrive in Chikmagalur throughout the year, as the place dawns a new color in every season.

    Complete with all the modern and necessary amenities, the homestay hosts 5 room available on a double sharing basis, making this homestay a perfect and favorite getaway for couples. Also available on the property are 1 room each on 3, 4 and 8 sharing basis, bringing about the comfort for families, large groups and corporates. All of these rooms come with clean and hygienic attached washrooms, completing the comfort and ease of the living quarters of the homestay. More than that, the homestay provides amazing local Malnad food, with options for Veg and Non-Veg available.

    And to make your stay here fun, the homestay curates many indoor and outdoor activities on premises, like Carrom, Chess, Badminton, Volleyball and Coffee estate walk etc. When you come back in the evening after an adventurous time, a bonfire will be lit for you to enjoy its warmth and a quality time with story-sharing and music. 

    About the Activity:
    - Arrive at the homestay and check-in to your allocated rooms. Freshen up and have your lunch.
    - After this, you can either choose to go on a guided sightseeing trip or can enjoy the activities on the premises. After a short break at the homestay for tea/coffee, you may resume your activities or can choose to rest.
    - The evening will be dedicated to an amazing bonfire session in the homestay. Have your dinner here and after the bonfire ends, you can retire for the night.
    - Next morning after your tea/coffee and breakfast, you can enjoy one last session of homestay activities before checking out and bringing the experience to an end.

    Check-in - 12 Noon
    Check-out - 11 AM
    The capacity of homestay- Maximum 25 people

    *Note- The sightseeing trip will be organized in a pickup vehicle (capacity: maximum 6 people) and is chargeable extra. Please drop in an inquiry with us for the same.

    How to reach?
    The property is located at a 30 mins drive from Chikmagalur centre and is easily accessible by public/private transport 
  • 19Hilltop Homestay in Chikmagalur Flat 13% Off

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    Chikmagalur is a paradise for all those who love being in the hills, surrounded by the mystery and greenery, and making for a perfect getaway. If hills, coffee plantations, and green slopes are what you seek in your plans, Chikmagalur is the one for you. And if you wish to be spoiled by relaxation, this homestay is the one for you.

    Factual Information:
    The Homestay is surrounded by western ghats of Kudremukh Mountain with some delightful sceneries. It nearly takes you 6km to reach the place from Horanadu temple. Above all traveling to this place leads you to witness some unexplored nature. What else can a person ask for? A vacation spent in the middle of nature, scenery, with some mouthwatering local Indian cuisine. The Homestay has a facility of hilltop campsite, Trampoline jumping and a short trek towards a private waterfall.

    Activity:
    The main attraction here is the amazing trampoline jumping experience. Another great thing to do here is to take a plantation walk and feel refreshed with the aroma of fresh coffee. Another great thing to do here is to take a trek to the amazing peak of Kyathanamakki and get unbeatable views of the entire place.

    Stay:
    The homestay has 5 rooms in total, accommodating up to 25 people and has 10 tents in total that can take up to 30 people.

    How to reach the stay?
    To get to the Homestay, you can catch a direct bus to Horanadu Bus Station from Bangalore. From the bus station, rented autos and jeeps can easily drop you off at the location. Once you book, a detail directions guide will be shared to reach the place.

    Check-In: 12:00 pm
    Check-Out: 11:00 am

    The minimum number of people req:
    2
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    When it comes to living in the green hills of the Western Ghats of India, the best option will always be to live in a homestay. And since Chikmagalur is a coffee heaven, this coffee estate homestay is going to prove to be the most perfect place for tourists coming here. 

    With an essence of everything amazing, this homestay has 1 room that can be availed on a double sharing basis. Bringing the charm for everyone who wants to avail this beautiful homestay, there are also 4 rooms on triple sharing basis, and 1 dorm room that can house 6 people at a time. All the rooms are equipped with necessary amenities and come with an attached washroom each so that your stay is always hassle-free. 

    Enjoyment never stops here as, during your stay here, you can indulge in several indoor and outdoor activities on the homestay premises, like Carrom, Chess, Badminton, Volleyball, and Coffee estate walk. And, when you come back from all the activities, a campfire will be lit in the evening for you to sit around and enjoy its warmth under the stars before you take your dinner. And speaking of dinner, the food served here will contain the local Malnad taste, and will be available in both, veg and non-veg options.

    About the Activity:
    - Arrive at the homestay and check-in to your rooms. After lunch, you can choose to go for a sightseeing trip of the areas around, or can participate in the activities at the homestay.
    - After returning in the evening, you will be served tea/coffee at the homestay, and you will then enjoy more activities here before the campfire is lit in the evening.
    - Dinner will be served post which, you can retire for the night. Wake up to an amazing sunrise view, have your tea/coffee and breakfast before a last round of activities.
    - Check out after this to bring the experience to an end.

    Check-in - 12 Noon
    Check-out - 11 AM
    Capacity of homestay- Maximum 20 people

    *Note- The sightseeing trip will be organized in a pickup vehicle (capacity: maximum 6 people) and is chargeable extra. Please drop in an inquiry with us for the same.
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    The all-in-one homestay where you can get the best view from the Western Ghats, taste the best of authentic Malnad style food and enjoy some of the best adventure activities, this homestay in Ballige, near Sunkasaale, Chikamagalur district is something you shouldn’t miss on your next squad or corporate outing.

    This stay offers an unparalleled view of Ballaraayanadurga mountain range and is based just off the edge of a stream. It is located near a number of waterfalls around and with a private waterfall in the estate, and also comes with a big play area to enjoy a large number of activities.

    The greenery here is something you may have never seen before, full of plants and trees of fruits, with a separate area designated for their kitchen garden.

    Located only 70kms away from the major parts of both Chikamaglur and Belur, this stay has an important position as it is quite near to all the major attractions of the area.

    The total capacity of this stay is 25 people at a time, which is great for squad and corporate travels. Out of these, 2 rooms have 5 beds each, 1 room has 4 beds, 1 room has 8 beds and 2 rooms have 3 beds, with all of them having an attached bathroom except the ones with 3 beds. The rooms are quite spacious, airy and thoughtfully decorated.

    Activities include outdoor fun like kayaking and swimming in the private lake, Mud Kabbadi, Mud volleyball, Mud Tug Of War, Cricket, Volleyball, Badminton, and campfire with music and indoor games like Chess, Cards, Carrom, and Lagori. You can even opt for a guided tour in a pickup vehicle that you will find standing on the property. You will get plenty of trekking trails nearby and will also get to pay a visit to a nearby temple. 

    This homestay is the best that you can get in this region while visiting with friends or out here on a corporate getaway.

    Check in- 12 noon | Check-out- 11 a.m.

    Capacity of the Homestay- 25

    Min number of people required to book:- 3

  • 22Estate Stay Experience in Chikmagalur

    Estate Stay Experience in Chikmagalur
    Chikmagalur, in itself, is a beautiful destination in the state of Karnataka, the misty valleys and tall peaks and unending vistas of green plantation shaded by the canopy of clouds! Of all the Chikmagalur resorts, a nature estate stays experience is perhaps your best opportunity to enjoy the lushness and beauty of the surroundings.

    Revel in the beauty of a plantation bungalow with all the amenities that lend a homely comfort to the place. During your stay here, you can also partake in activities such as barbecue and trekking, which will make your experience more worthwhile.


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  • 23Stay at Nature Homestay in Chikmagalur, Karnataka

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    About the Activity:
    • Nature homestay in Chikmagalur can be one of the best options for a peaceful stay that will let you be more closer to nature.
    • Go for a walk through the lush green coffee plantations, revel in the invigorating aroma of coffee.
    • Also, you might spot some rare birds inside the forest, for it is considered as a haven for more than 200 species.
    • Enjoy a drive around the mountains, never miss the chances to visit the shrines nearby such as Sitalaiana giri, Mullainana giri, Dattatreya peeta, Kemmangundi, Kalhatty falls and the Bhadra tiger reserve.
    • You can indulge in some exhilarating activities such as trekking, mountain cycling and plantation walk.
    • Play some indoor as well as outdoor games including cricket, badminton, volleyball, carom, chess and cards.
    • All the rooms are well furnished with a television, attached bath with running hot and cold water.
    • Moreover, delight in the traditional scrumptious food cooked by an expert chef; there will be a fixed menu for the day and all meals will be served in buffet style.
    • Check in at 11 AM and check out at 11 AM on the following day.
  • 24Coffee Plantation Stay in Chikmanglur

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    About the Activity:
    Check-in: 12 Noon
    Check-out: 01:00 PM
    • Make your vacation a special one as you spend your night in this coffee retreat in Chikmagalur.
    • Marvel at the sight of the amazing beauty of this region with the scenic views.
    • Spend some time enjoying the ultimate Malnad experience in its most traditional form. 
    • Delight in some tastiest Malnad food, prepared, cooked and served in authentic style.
    • Located at  3500 feet this homestay is amongst beautiful coffee plantation and lush green forest.
    • The rooms are furnished with modern amenities and facilities like 24-hour hot and cold water and laundry service.
    • Wake up to a beautiful morning while sipping a cup of tea while enjoying the views.
    • Conclude your stay with some great memories. 

  • 25Night Stay at River Tern Lodge in Chikmagaluru

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    About the Activity:
    • The River Tern lodge, located on the shores of the Bhadra reservoir, is a beautiful lodge nestled on the cusp of the Bhadra Tiger Reserve.
    • Its an ideal stay for those who wish to explore nature and relax in its peace and quiet.
    • During your stay here you will go for a jeep safari to the Bhadra Tiger Reserve to observe leopards, gaurs, elephants, crocodiles, deer, wild boars, monitor lizards, etc along with varied species of birds.
    • You can also embark on boat safari, nature walks, participate in water sports and visit Tyaverekoppa Lion and Tiger safari and Sakkrebyle Elephant Camp.
    • The check in time for the tour is 12:30 PM and check out is at 11:00 AM the next day.

    • The River Tern lodge has 8 log huts and 15 cottages having its balcony overlooking the placid waters of the Bhadra Reservoir and with a view of the magnificent view of the sunset and air conditioners in the rooms.

Home stays in Chikmagalur

Attractions

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Mullayanagiri

One of the most spectacular attractions in Chikmagalur is Mullayanagiri that is known for its jaw dropping natural beauty. With its calming ambience formed by lush greenery, misty weather and rugged rocks, Mullayanagiri is a heavenly place to relish your vacation. Mullayanagiri Peak is a heaven for adventure junkies who wish to partake in a number of thrilling activities like road biking, trekking and mountain biking. 

This place is also renowned for a small temple dedicated to Tapasvi Mullappa swamy and a trek to the peak takes one through many landmarks like some caves, a stream and a Nandi statue. Mullayanagari is one of the few places to visit in Chikmagalur where you will find yourself at loss of words as you behold the most majestic views of the landscape. 

Height: Mullayanagiri is at an altitude of 1950 metres above sea level

Location: Baba Budan Giri Range of Western Ghats, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 

Best Time to visit: One can visit here for the best experience from late September till early March.

Entry fee: Free

Timings:  It is open throughout the day. However, it is advised to avoid visiting during the dark hours of the day. 

Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located approximately 20 kilometres away from Chikmagalur Bus Stand 
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Kudremukh National Park

Get ready to feast your eyes with the charm of wild and natural beauty at Kudremukh National Park. This place is notable as one of the most visited Chikmagalur tourist places and offers a refreshing getaway. It is appreciated for its scenic splendor and houses some of the most gorgeous flora and fauna in the state of Karnataka. The word Kudremukh means a horse face and gives the name to the peak located in this park which is often hailed as a thrilling trekking place.
 
Kudremukh National Park is a delight for wildlife enthusiasts and adventure lovers who wish to escape the worries of life in the most wonderful surroundings. This place is nestled between beautiful tea and coffee plantations and offers a rejuvenating trip in the midst of mesmerising wilderness and it is also one of the famous stops while trekking to Kudremukh Peak.

• Location: South Kanada, Udupi, Chikmagalur, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: December to February are the best months to visit Kudremukh National Park 

• Entry fee: INR 200/ USD 3 for Indians and INR 1000/ USD 15 for foreigners

• Timings: The advisable time to visit here is from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm. 

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is approximately 130 kilometres away from Chikmagalur Bus Stand
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Baba Budangiri

Baba Budangiri is a sacred pilgrimage spot in Chikmagalur for both the Hindu and Muslim communities. It is famous for its shrine of Hazrat Dada Hayath Mir Khalander who was a 17th century Sufi saint. The place is also notable for the caves which are believed to be once the residence of Sri Dattatreya Swamy. Baba Budangiri is one of the most picturesque places to visit in Chikmagalur and also famous among the thrill seekers for its trekking and hiking opportunities.

These peaks naturally form in the shape of a crescent moon and makes an idyllic landscape for the photographers and nature lovers in Chikmagalur.  The trekking trail between Mullayanagari and Baba Budangiri is an ecstatic experience for many tourists. Another prominent attraction of Baba Budangiri is the famous Manikyadhara Falls and the wild Kurinji flower blooms which happens every 12 years at this mountain. This last spectacle happened in the year 2006 and the next one is expected to happen in 2018. 

• Height: It is at a height of 1895 metres.

• Location: Baba Budangiri, Nagenahalli, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: It is best to visit here from September to March.

• Entry fee: Free

• Timings:  It can be visited any time during the day.

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: The distance between the two places is approximately 35 kilometres.
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Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

Offering an unforgettable experience for wildlife lovers, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is among the must visit sightseeing places in Chikmagalur. Nestled in the Western Ghats, it is known for being a habitat for diverse flora and fauna. It boasts of a landscape that is filled with lush green forests with the river Bhadra flowing in between. Some of the animals which you can spot here include tigers, leopards, Malabar giant squirrel etc along with a number of rare and exotic butterflies.

Tourists can indulge in a number of exciting activities when they are visiting Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. Some of the activities offered here are jeep safari, water sports in River Bhadra, trekking, island camping, rock climbing and bird watching. 

• Location: Behind Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tarikere, Lakkavalli, (attn Rivertern Lodge), Chickmagaluru, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: October to March is the best time to visit Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

• Entry fee: Entry is free

• Timings:  It is open from 6:30 am to 8:30 am and the from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is at an approximate distance of 80 kilometres from Chikmagalur Bus Stand
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Hebbe Falls

Known as one of the most exotic places to visit in Chikmagalur, Hebbe Falls offers a rejuvenating escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. With an enthralling view, Hebbe Falls is believed to have sacred herbs in its waters that can cure diseases. A dip in the waters at Hebbe Falls is always considered the most refreshing activity here. It is surrounded by the beauty of verdant forests and coffee plantations and makes for a serene trip.

The waterfall can be reached after a scenic ride through the picturesque road from Chikmagalur. Along with its postcard perfect views, Hebbe Falls is one of the favoritie places for trekkers who are always looking for the perfect trails replete with breathtaking natural beauty. Otherwise, if you are not so adventurous, a road trip to Hebbe Falls serves as a perfect recipe for fun and excitement. 

• Location: Chikkamagaluru District, Kesavinamane, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: The winter months from October to January is the best time to visit Hebbe Falls. 

• Entry fee: Free 

• Timings:  It is open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm 

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 70 kilometres.

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Kemmangundi

Escape into the serene surroundings at Kemmangundi in Chikmagalur which is known for its panoramic views. This beautiful hill station is popularly known as KR Hills and was known as the summer retreat for the Mysore King Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV. One of the best places to visit in Chikamagalur, this place is known for its beautiful gardens and spectacular views.

For the most enchanting visit, Raj Bhawan in Kemmangundi offers a gorgeous view at the time of sunset making it a pure photographer’s delight. It is also a hotspot for nature lovers with beautiful waterfalls, gurgling streams and verdant valleys. Some of the famous attractions that one must not visit in Kemmangundi are Z Point, Rose Garden, Hebbe Falls, Mullayanagiri, Baba Budangiri etc.  

• Height: It is at a height of 1434 metres above sea level

• Location: Kemmangundi, Tarikere taluk of Chikkamagaluru

• Best Time to visit: The months from September to May remain the most pleasant time to visit here

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: Kemmangundi is at a distance of 60 kilometres from Chikmagalur

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Hirekolale Lake

Surrounded by the beauty of mountains in the Western Ghats, Hirekolale Lake is one of the most wonderful places to visit in Chikmagalur. This beautiful man-made lake is awe-striking for every spectator in Chikmagalur and must not be missed while visiting Chikmagalur tourist places. It was built as a source to supply water for drinking and irrigation purposes to the town of Chikmagalur. The lake is encompassed by gorgeous surroundings and offers a serene retreat for people coming along with friends and family wishing to have a great time.

Hirekolale Lake offers the most mesmerising views of the landscape at the time of twilight when the most number of travelers flock here. It is a delight for photography lovers who are looking to add an idyllic sunset shot to their travel albums. One can also appreciate the exceptional views of Mullayanagiri Hills from Hirekolale Lake.

• Location: Hirekolale lake, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: Hirekolale lake can be visited throughout the year. However, tourists are advised to visit this lake during twilight for the best experience.

• Entry fee: Free

• Timings:  It is open 24 hours

Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 10 kilometres from Chikmaglur Bus Stand.
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Bhadra Dam

Bhadra Dam is a magnificent place that one must visit on their vacation to Chikmagalur for a thrilling experience. Surrounded by beautiful hills, Bhadra Dam is known for the Bhadra reservoir and the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. It supports the lifeline of the region and offers many benefits from irrigation, drinking water, industrial use and hydro electricity generation. Bhadra Dam is one of the most attractive Chikmagalur tourist places where you can appreciate the beauty of ecology. 

It is a hot spot for many of the rare and diverse flora and fauna. It offers some of the best views of the landscape and one can’t help but wonder the beauty of nature at its small islands where many migratory birds are spotted. Tourists here can partake in a number of exciting activities like sailing, kayaking, boating, water cycling, water trampoline and sport fishing. 

• Location: Bhadra Dam, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: The best time to visit here is during the monsoon months of the year 

• Timings: It is advised to visit here from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is at a distance of 78 kilometres from Chikmagalur 
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Coffee Museum

Hop on to witness the journey of your favourite beverage right from the plantations to the delicious cuppa that you enjoy every day at Coffee Museum in Chikmagalur. One of the most intriguing places to visit in Chikmagalur, Coffee Museum and offers an interesting depiction of the history, processes and varieties of coffee. The museum uses exciting ways to narrate the story of coffee like movies, songs and interesting visuals and the friendly staff gives the tourists all the information about the displays here.

It is surrounded by an exquisite scenery of coffee plantations. This thematic museum offers an interesting insight shown by an inhouse expert through various demonstrations and presentations. A visit to this museum in Chikmagalur is both an educational and recreational for all the coffee lovers. It is for sure that you will return from Coffee Museum knowing more than ever. 

• Location: Coffee Museum, Dasarahalli, Karnataka 

• Best Time to visit: It can be visited anytime throughout the year. 

• Entry fee: INR 20/ USD 0.30

• Timings:  The timings are between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm and between 2:00 pm and 5:30 pm from Monday to Friday 

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: The distance between the two places is approximately 6 kilometres. 
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Jhari Falls

Also famous as Buttermilk Falls, this beautiful waterfall is one of the most mesmerising tourist attractions in Chikmagalur. Encompassed by serene coffee and tea plantations, Jhari Falls is a delight for everyone who wish to bask in the luxury of nature. This waterfall is formed naturally by the springs in the mountains.

The monsoons accentuate the beauty of this place and makes it a place worth visiting in Chikmagalur. Tourists here can indulge in a cool dip in the pool formed by the waters of the fall. For the people visiting here, it should be remembered that the private vehicles are not allowed and one has to take a jeep ride due to the bad condition of roads there. 

Location: Datha Peetha Road, Athigundi Village, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka

Best Time to visit:  The best most ideal time to visit Jhari Falls is from August to January, however, Jhari Falls has its peak season from September to December. 

Entry fee: The entry fee for a jeep is INR 600/ USD 9.21
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Ballalarayana Durga Fort

Take a dive into the past with a visit to Ballalarayana Durga Fort when you are in Chikmagalur. It is known amongst the most popular Chikmagalur tourist places for history lovers and boasts of an exciting adventure for thrill seekers. This isolated but intriguing fort in Chikmagalur was built in the 12th century by the wife of Veera Ballala l who was the king of Hoysala empire. Today, this fort is nothing but ancient wonder standing in ruins and testifies to the history of the region.

The most outstanding feature of Ballalarayana Durga Fort is its soothing ambience where one is away from the clamour of city life and surrounded by lush greenery. Trekking to Ballalarayana Durga Fort is one of the most sought after experiences in Chikmagalur due to its panoramic views and challenging nature. One must look forward to visiting Ballalarayana Durga Fort at the time of sunset to behold the most captivating views of your vacation. 

• Location: Ballalarayana Durga Fort, Madugundi, Karnataka

• Best Time to visit: November to May is the most ideal time for tourism at Ballalarayana Durga Fort

• Timings: One could visit the Ballalarayana Durga Fort from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm any day of the week.

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 50 kilometres.

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Kallathigiri Falls

If you’re a fan of natural beauty then you will find yourself spellbound at the gorgeous vista of Kallathigiri Falls in Chikmagalur. It is one of the most panoramic Chikmagalur tourist places and offers an unforgettable trip for everyone. Kallathigiri Falls is surrounded by serene valleys and has a small temple called Veerbhadra Temple that attracts a number of tourists to this place. This temple adds to the serene ambience of this place in Chikmagalur.

The waters of Kallathigiri Falls are believed to cure diseases and one of the popular legend says that the sage Agastya prayed at this location for a long time. KallathigirI Falls is also popular among trekkers who want to discover the exquisite trail replete with breathtaking vistas of the mountains and valleys. 

Location: Kallathigiri Falls, Kallathgiri, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Tourists are recommended to visit this place from September to February

Entry fee: Free

Timings:  It remains open from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm every day 

Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 50 kilometres.
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Sringeri Sharada Peetha

Situated on the serene river banks of Tunga, Sringeri Sharada Peetha is one of the important Advaita mathas in the city of Chikmagalur. It was established by Adi Shankaracharya and draws tourists from all over the world. There is a famous legend that when Adi Shankaracharya was wandering around the banks of river Tunga, he came across an interesting sight where he saw a cobra spreading its hood to offer protection to a pregnant frog against the sunlight.

He was overwhelmed at the kindness of the cobra towards his natural enemy and built the temple on this unique land. Sringeri Sharada Peetha is celebrated because of the picturesque town of Sringeri that boasts of many legends and historic temples. Also known as Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada peetam, this place is one of the most popular Chikmagalur tourist attractions for pilgrims. 

• Location: Sringeri Sharada Peetham, Chickmagalur 

• Best Time to visit: It can be visited throughout the year 

• Entry fee: Free

• Timings: It is open in the morning from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm and in the evening from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at a distance of 87 kilometres from the bus stand in Chikmagalur.
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Z Point

Brace yourself for some sweeping views of the Western Ghats at Z Point when you are visiting Kemmangundi. The vantage point can be reached after an exhilarating steep trek which makes this place is favourite among the adrenaline junkies. The hike is a little challenging and surrounded by beautiful surroundings that are replete with lush green valleys. The trek to Z point comprises of some deep gorges and is known for having the best views of Kemmangundi.

Z Point is often counted among the most picturesque places to visit in Chikmagalur. With the cool breeze rubbing against your face and the sun meeting the land on the horizon, Z Point will leave you with a feeling that can’t be expressed literally. The serene ambience of this place is worth every sweat of the thrilling trek to Z Point and add the views which makes this place unforgettable. 

• Height: It is at a height of approximately 1500 metres above sea level

• Location: Z Point, Kemmangundi, Tarikere Taluk, Chikkamagaluru

• Best Time to visit: The months from September to May remain the best time to visit here for tourists.

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: Z Point can be found is at a distance of 60 kilometres from Chikmagalur in Kemmangundi
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Sharadamba Temple

Famous as one of the most sacred places to visit in Chikmagalur, Sharadamba Temple is a renowned Hindu Temple built in the 8th century. It was constructed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya and dedicated to Goddess Saraswati. This ancient temple once had the original idol of the presiding deity made of sandalwood but it was later replaced with a golden idol. Built in the Dravidian style, Sharadamba Temple epitomises the nuances of the flourishing culture and history of the region.

This temple is located on the river Tunga and considered a must visit for the followers of Shankaracharya. There are also other four temples located around the mutt which are known as Kala bhairava temple, Durga temple, Anjaneya temple and Kali temple. Sharadamba Temple attracts the maximum number of visitors during the Navaratri Festival which is celebrated with great fervor by the devotees. 

• Location: Sri Sharadamba Temple, Harihara Street, Singeri, Chikkamagaluru

• Best Time to visit: The most ideal time to visit this temple is during the Navratra festival. 

• Entry fee: Free

• Timings:  It can be visited all days of the week from 5:30 am to 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 9:15 pm

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is located at an approximate distance of 90 kilometre from the Chikmagalur Bus Stand
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Manikyadhara Falls

Also known as Nellikayi Theertha, this beautiful waterfall is amongst the most picturesque attractions in Chikmagalur and offers a great retreat for everyone. The name Manikyadhara means ‘string of pearls’ and derives its name due to the natural phenomenon where its water falls in droplets shining bright in sunlight. It makes for a serene landscape and a wonderful spot for picnicking and photography. This place is considered as a paradise for bikers, trekkers and die-hard nature lovers. 

There is a popular legend that says saint Baba Budan came here in search of water and after his prayers the place was blessed with water that flows from this waterfall. This place is a sacred spot for both Hindus and Muslims and it is believed that a bathe in its waters can cure one of ailments. Tourists can also find many shops in the vicinity which sell herbal medicines. 

• Height: It is at a height of 30 feet above the ground. 

• Location: Manikyadhara Falls, Baba Budangiri Hills, Karnataka 

• Best Time to visit: September to May is the best time to visit here

• Entry fee: Free

• Timings:  Tourists are advised to visit Manikyadhara Falls during day time. 

• Distance from Chikmagalur Bus Stand: It is approximately 34 kilometres from the bus stand in Chikmagalur. 

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    1. Tea Plantation - Best known for photography, accommodations 
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  • Q. Is Chikmagalur a hill station?

    Yes, located at a height of around 3580 ft above sea level, Chikmagalur is one of the most charming hill stations in Karnataka. Situated in the Malenadu region, it is located in the foothills of the Western Ghats in the Deccan Plateau region. It consists of three major peaks- Mullayanagiri, Baba Budan Giri, and She Thalagiri.

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    Due to its elevation of 3580 ft. above sea level and proximity to the Deccan Plateau, Western Ghats, and many rivers, Chikamagalur experiences pleasant climate throughout the year. Even during summers when temperatures range between 32-35°C, the climate is cool and breezy.

    There is hardly any harsh sunlight or humidity. The year-round climate allows travellers to enjoy the scenic outdoors throughout the year.

  • Q. Which month is best to visit Chikmagalur?

    One of the best months to visit Chikmagalur is December. This month marks the onset of the pleasant winters with temperatures hovering between 17-27°C. You can be outdoors for the better part of the day without worrying about sudden downpours.

    You can take long walks in the luxuriant coffee plantations and go for scenic drives. This is also the perfect month to see wild animals & birds like Chital, Sambar, Tigers, Panthers, Robins, Drongo, etc. at Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary.

  • Q. Can we visit Chikmagalur in July?

    Chikmagalur experiences monsoons July and is one of the best months to see how rains transform the place into an absolute wonderland. Everything comes alive here as the rains drizzle down misty mountain slopes, making the waterfalls swell, and helping patches of flowers bloom.

    This is the best time to drive through roads, coffee plantations, and hills enveloped in fog while enjoying the pleasant weather. The temperatures pleasantly range between 23°C-28°C during July.

  • Q. How far is Hebbe falls from Chikmagalur?

    Hebbe Falls, due to their scenic misty beauty and enormous height of around 551 ft, is one of the most popular places to visit near Chikmagalur. Located in Kemmangundi hill station inside the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, they are located around 66 kilometres from Chikmagalur.

    You need to get onto Highway 57 till Kaimara and proceed left towards Baba Budan Giri to reach Kemmangundi. Due to the paucity of public transport and road conditions, it is advisable to take private transport.

  • Q. Is it safe to travel to Chikmagalur?

    Chikmagalur is a very safe place for tourists. Located in the state of Karnataka, the hill station has low crime rates, friendly and helpful locals, and a readily available transportation system round the clock.

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  • Q. What is Chikmagalur famous for?

    1. Coffee plantation trail: Chikmagalur has acres of sprawling coffee plantations open for nature trails. Not only will you get to know more about this heady beverage but will also see exotic bird & plant species.

    2. Waterfalls:
    These scenic gems of nature are aplenty in Chikmagalur. Mostly located amidst thick vegetation at secluded spots, they are perfect for a tranquil sojourn with nature.

    3. Trekking in Chikmagalur: Due to its landscape, Chikmagalur offers amazing trekking opportunities. Some of the best options are Kudremukh & Mullayanagiri peak treks.

  • Q. Is Chikmagalur better than Coorg?

    Both Coorg and Chikmagalur are strikingly beautiful when it comes to their amazing landscape and pleasant weather. Both the destinations offer a great choice of attractions for people interested in nature & wildlife, adventure sports, and spirituality.

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  • Q. How many falls are there in Chikmagalur?

    Chikmagalur is famous for its beautiful waterfalls. Check to know more.

    Hebbe Falls:
    Gushing down from a whopping 551 ft., Hebbe Falls is located amidst luxuriant forested expanses and coffee plantations. Their water is considered to have medicinal properties.

    Kadambi Falls: These falls are famous for their milky white waters gushing amidst the pristine lush surroundings of Kudremukh Range. They are 30 ft high and have a plunge pool perfect for a cool dip.

    Kalhatti Falls: Their location in the ancient Veerabhadreshwara Temple complex accentuates the beauty of these 400 ft. high falls. They nestle between huge boulders and tropical forests home to exotic flora & fauna and many more.