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Best Resorts In Chikmaglaur

Resorts Name Price Starts From Resort Type
Trivik Hotel and Resort O 19,266 5 star
The Serai Resort O 24,320 3 star
Tusk and Dawn Resort O 7,128 3 star
Silent Valley Resort O 3,796 4 star
Jenukallu Resort O 13,045 3 star
  • Chikmagalur, at a close proximity from Mysore and Bangalore, is a breathtaking hill town at the Mulliyangiri range foothills with amazingly plush resorts in Chikmagalur. One of the most popular getaways from Bangalore, this spot is famous for its lush greenery and peaceful environment, and high mountains. There are umpteen places to visit in Chikmagalur, some of them are Mulliyangiri, Baba Budangiri, and Kemmanagundi. Close to these spots, you will get plenty resorts near Chikmagalur for all kinds of budgets.

    While residing at the Chikmagalur resorts, make sure you sip the famous coffee of this place. It is known as the coffee land of Karnataka. This wonderful vacation spot offers you thrilling wildlife tourism destinations and many adventure sports destinations too.

    Accommodation options in Chikmagalur would not be a pinch in your pocket as there are varied options from luxurious villas and resorts and star hotels to hostels and budget hotels. The Serai Resort, Eagle Eye Resort and Silent Valley Resort are some of the most famous resorts. Make sure you book the rooms in advance during festivals like Ganesha Chaturthi, Deepavali, Dussera, and Ugadi as the tourists flock here in great numbers.

    If you are looking for a safe and pleasant outing during the weekend or even for a short vacation; Chikmagalur is a great choice. To name a few of the stays which can make your stay peaceful and bring you close to the nature are Nature home stay, Coffee Plantation Stay, Nature Plantation Stay. The earlier you book the rooms, the best ones you get at good discounts. The resorts in this hill station would give you awesome memories of hospitality and food and call you back many more times! So, pack your bags and get ready for Chikmagalur during September until March.


    Travelling to Chikmagalur for The First Time? These Travel Guides are Must Read:


    1) Must visit Places in tourist places in Chikmagalur.

    2) Things you should not miss in Chikmagalur.

    3) Homestays in Chikmagalur that you will miss after staying in them.

    4) How to plan a Bangalore to Chikmagalur trip: A Detailed Guide.
  • Resorts in Chikmagalur

  • 01Taj Gateway Resort

    Taj Gateway Resort
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    Built in the colonial style, Taj 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 Taj Gateways 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

  • 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

  • 03Homestay with Private Waterfall in Chikmagalur

    Homestay with Private Waterfall in Chikmagalur
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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

  • 04Trivik Resorts

    Trivik Resorts
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    Your next perfect getaway should definitely include a stay in of the resorts here. And with such abundance of options to choose from, it will be a little hard to put your finger on one. Ranging from a hilltop resort to a coffee estate stay, and starting from a forest resort and going till the dreamy choice of living in a treehouse, Chikmagalur will offer you the best of the best available in the region.

    And if you are planning to visit Chikmagalur in the coming days, or at any point in your life, don’t go for just stays, go for the whole experience.

    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

    These places to visit in Chikmagalur adds more charm to the beauty of this hill station.

  • 05Coffeegrove Resort

    Coffeegrove Resort
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    The beauty of Chikmagalur only comes second when we begin to talk about the experience of staying in a Chikmagalur Resort. Acquiring a seat in a beautiful valley of the Western Ghats, this small town in the state of Karnataka is a name that most of you must already be well versed with. The beauty of the hills after hills covered in unending greenery and mingling in the clouds that never seem to stop hugging them, the kick you can get from staying in a resort in such a location cannot be topped.

    Imagine living on the side of a cliff, waking up to being surrounded by clouds and being introduced to the morning by the smell of fresh coffee originating from the plantations around, and at the same time coming from the kitchen of your resort in Chikmagalur.

    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
  • 06Silent 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 tree house 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 and 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

  • 07Eagle 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

    Location: 
     Hoscodu Estate Via Sangameshwarpet Between Bhadra and Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary Post 577 136., Kadavanthi, Karnataka
  • 08Tusk and Dawn

    Tusk and Dawn
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    The Tusk and Dawn Resort in Chikmagalur is located near to Hanbal town which introduces a fresh nature to the visitors to create some unforgettable moments with their families and beloved ones. It is located at one of the most beautiful regions in Chikmagalur amidst lush greenery with utmost comfort and chances to dive into the laps of nature without any restrictions. The forested hills around the resort would be playing a soothing music day and night along with the rare birds and wildlife species. 

    The spacious rooms with windows opening to the wilderness are decorated and arranged properly and with the most modern amenities will welcome you with so much love. The traditional style occupied at the resort goes with the properties of the green nature in the surrounding and thus makes every guest’s stay a remarkable one. Also, the resort gives us opportunities to play games, arrange campfire and serve the best cuisines one can get in the region. 

    The properly maintained serenity has a lot of admirers and it is a picture perfect location to spend some quality time by talking to nature and its components. The resort is nestled amidst the flamboyant nature of Agani in Sakleshpur taluk, one of the most prominent spots in South India for many adventurous activities. It is quite easy to reach the resort from Hanbal.

    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

  • 09Kalgreen Valley Resort

    Kalgreen Valley Resort
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    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

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

  • 10Winter Greens Resort

    Winter Greens Resort

    Spread across 17 acres of lush greenery, Winter Greens is a good option to enjoy the beauty of Western Ghats. The 10 Texan-styled cottages are surrounded by mango groves.

    Thrillophilia has conducted a number of adventure activities, team building workshops and leisure programs at the Winter Greens Resort for corporates as well as groups of travellers.

    The Winter Greens Resort facilitates jungle camps, which are perfect for getting up close with nature and seeing the stars while you lie down to sleep at night and also provides for activities such as sightseeing and exploring the surrounding locations such as Kemmanagundi hill, trekking to the Kallathagiri falls etc. People who want to try camping in Chikmagalur then this place is perfect for them.

    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

  • 11Forest Stay Experience

    Forest Stay Experience
    How would you like to stay in the cosy interiors of a beautiful homestay, while all around you the forest comes alive in all its sights and sounds? That is precisely the experience that greets you as you walk into this gorgeous forest homely stay in Chikmagalur.

    Developed in the Maradi village, the homestay nuzzles at the hill ranges of Chikmagalur and is a place that is abundant with beauty, wilderness and charm. Here you can enjoy trekking, rifle shooting, sightseeing and numerous other activities.

    Other homestay options:- Check out some other available homestay options in Chikmagalur.
  • 12Jenukallu Resort

    Jenukallu Resort

    For those of you who are searching for a weekend getaway in Chikmangalur 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.

    Activities & Amenities:

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

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

    One can also head out for trekking trails in Chikmagalur.

  • Other Stays in Chikmagalur

  • 13Exclusive Homestay in the Lap of Nature in Chikmagalur

    Exclusive Homestay in the Lap of Nature in Chikmagalur
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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

  • 14Estate 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.


    Estate Stay Experience In Chikmagalur

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  • 15Stay 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.
  • 16Coffee Plantation Stay in Chikmanglur

    Coffee 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. 

  • 17Nature Plantation Stay Experience

    Nature Plantation Stay Experience
    A stay in a plantation bungalow is amongst the best experiences that you can reward yourself with after the rush and hustle of the city life. Amongst the best of all Chikmagalur resorts, a sojourn will invigorate you right to your soul.

    Enjoy the idle beauty of the destination embellished with scenic landscape views and gushing waterfalls right in the heart of all the bounty of nature.
    Nature Plantation Stay Experience in Chikmagalur

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  • 18Coffee Plantation Stay Experience

    Coffee Plantation Stay Experience
    All coffeeholics, rejoice! Here is a stay adventure that will land you in the midst of your beloved drink’s hometown. Rejoice at this Chikmagalur Resort as it extends its hospitality to welcome you in its midst.

    Revel in the towering Mullyangiri peak as your backdrop and enjoy the gorgeous landscapes of this wonderful stay and enjoy the traditional Malnad hospitality and meals!
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  • 19Night 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.
  • 20Jungle Stay Experience

    Jungle Stay Experience
    Going to Chikmagalur, the beauty of the surroundings leaves you feeling the longing and mesmerized, and wishing that you could make those green hills your home, somehow! Well, just for a few days, this experience could come true at this Jungle stay in Chikmagalur.

    Located amongst the gorgeous beauty of the Bhadra Wildlife sanctuary, it opens you up to an unforgettable experience!

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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. 

• 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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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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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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