Chikmagalur, off late has become one of the most popular hill stations in Karnataka. Those who were travelling out of state searching for hill stations have now shifted their attention to Chikmagalur. The hospitality service providers are also a big reason for this boost in tourism promotion in this region. A huge number of quality accommodation and food service providers have roped in and started homestays and resorts with a taste to provide best in class service. Tourists booking rooms at our listed homestays and resorts will get a chance to get pampered and exposed to the authentic Chikmagalur hospitality.
This magnificent holiday destination is mainly popular for its coffee and pepper plantations, wild life sanctuaries, water sports, rejuvenation facilities and adventure activities. The estates or plantations in these areas that was once not open for any public visits have now become a hub of holiday and tourism activities. Thanks to Karnataka Government’s tourism policies that have looked at an inclusive growth of all stake holders with less hurdles to promote a destination.
In coming years you will have more options for accommodation and holidaying in this coffee district. We are dedicated in providing the best holiday experience for those who are planning for either a short or long duration stay. Our travel experts strive to provide the best itinerary for those who love to explore places around.
The coffee country in Karnataka has many homestays that fall into standard, deluxe and luxury category of room accommodation for the tourists. The ethnicity portrayed at the Chikmagalur homestays attract a lot of regular visitors who come for weekend getaways and also for long duration holiday planners. The homestays on our portal offer quality accommodation with mouth-watering malnad cuisine topped with best quality amenities. See the ratings and select the homestay you like to book online.
Tourists visiting Chikmagalur can find several resorts in and around the area. These resorts in Chikmagalur are tucked in the valleys, estates, plantations and on hill tops. You can compare the tariff and get quote to select a suitable resort as per your individual requirement, use our travel portal features designed exclusively to reduce hassles and increase accuracy. Travellers can expect activities like trekking, cycling, spa, ayurvedic massage, fishing, coracle ride, boating, plantation tour, bird watching... at top 50 homestays & resorts in Chikmagalur.
KEMMANNUGUNDI: Tarikere taluk of Chikmagalur district hails Kemmangundi which is one of the scenic beauties in Karnataka for tourists. This place was the summer retreat for the Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV and is a mark of respect for the King.
Highlights: Trekking, Photography, Bird watching, Sunset, Nature.
AYYANKERE: Ayyakere lake is located in the eastern base of Baba Budangiri hills and this large tank was built during the period of Rukmangada Raya a chief of Sakrepatna. The tank was renovated by Hoysala kingdom during 1156 AD and it gives irrigation to 1,560 hectares of land.
Highlights: Water, Nature, Photography, Bird watching.
MULLIANAGIRI HILLS: This is the highest peak in Karnataka with a height of 6,330 feet. Between Himalayas and Nilgiris, Mulliangiri hills are the highest mountain. This is only 15 Kms from the main town and trekkers will find it a paradise.
Highlights: Trekking, Nature, Photography, Bird watching, Adventure.
BELAVADI: This is a village in Chikmagalur which is known for Veeranarayana temple constructed by the Hoysala Empire. This is located 29 Kms from Chikmagalur and 10 Kms north of Halebidu. While visiting beluru and halebidu, travelers can add belavadi in their itinerary.
Highlights: Temple, Photography, Ancient Architecture.
BELUR: It is located in the Hassan district of Karnataka and is a popular tourist destination. This place has a rich historical background and was the early capital of Empire. Belur and Halebidu are just 16 Kms away and both are equally popular tourist places.
Highlights: Ancient Architecture, Photography, Nature, History.
HALEBIDU: The literal meaning of Halebidu is ‘Ruined City’ and was earlier called as Dwarasamudra. The Bahman Sultanate ruined this city twice and it was the regal capital of Hoysala Empire and the history dates back to 12th Century.
Highlights: Ancient Architecture, Photography, Nature, History.
SRINGERI: This is also one of the famous tourist and pilgrimage centre in Chikmagalur district. The ancient mutt established by Adi Shakaracharya attracts a lot of visitors. This mutt is constructed in 8th century.
Highlights: Temple, Ancient Architecture, River, Photography.
KUDREMUKH: The mountain range of Kudhremukh in Chikmagalur is very popular among tourists and it is one of the picturesque locations in Malnad region. The area is rich with wildlife and the place has natural beauties to offer visitors.
Highlights: Trekking, Nature, Photography, Wildlife, Adventure.
BABA BUDANGIRI: This is also called as Dattagiri hill range of Western Ghats in India. Both Baba Budangiri and Mullianagiri are collectively called as 'Chndradrona Parvatha Shreni' in Karnataka. Trekkers will love this enchanting place in Chikmagalur.
Highlights: Trekking, Nature, Photography, Bird Watching, Wildlife.
HORANADU: The spiritual and holy city Horanadu us known for the worship at Annapoorneshwari God irrespective of caste, creed, language... of the devotees. Many people visit to this place to worship Annapoorneshwari God. Horanadu lies between the rich greenery of Malnad.
Highlights: Temple, Nature, Photography.
BHADRA WILD LIFE SANCTUARY: The Bhadra wild life park is located 38 Kms from Chikmagalur in Karnataka. This sanctuary is surrounded by Mullaianagiri, Hebbegiri, Gangegiri and Bababudangiri hills and has the tributaries of the Bhadra river flowing through it.
Highlights: Wildlife, Safari, Nature, Photography, Bird Watching.
How to Reach Chikmagalur in Karnataka?
|By Air: The nearest airport is in Bangalore (240 km)|
|By Rail: The nearest railway station is Kadur (30 km).|
|By Road: Chikmagaluru is well connected by roadways from all major cities in Karnataka. Cities like Shimoga (83 km), Mangalore (146km), Bangalore (240km), Hassan (60 Kms) are linked by roadways with Chickmagalur|
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