Planning to visit the beautiful destination of Karnataka “Chikmagalur” known for coffee plantations then turn this dream into reality. It is really the best tourist spot to enjoy blissful weekend with family, friends, and special ones. Look at some of the must-do things in Chikmagalur that you should never miss to enjoy amazing moments.
Experience relaxed home stay
Feel the relaxing air from window of room or balcony while relaxing at Best HomeStay in Chikmagalur. You get numerous accommodation options open throughout the year to welcome tourists with friendliness and open heart to enjoy luxurious stay, fascinating mountains, mouth watering local cuisines, and experience lovely aroma of coffee.
Chikmgalur has many small as well as big waterfalls amidst the enticing natural beauty. Manikyadhara, Hanumana Gundi, Hebbe, Kallathigiri, and Shanti Falls are the most popular waterfalls in and around Chikmagalur known as the paradise for nature lovers where they get lost in beguiling magnificence of nature.
Adventure lovers seeking for the opportunity to rejuvenate their senses should not miss rafting in outskirts of garrulous river Bhadra. Best time to enjoy the adventure is June to October when level of water remains good. Trained instructors are also available to offer the necessary support and needed safety equipment for mesmerizing experience.
Coffee plantation walk
The trip to Chikmagalur would be incomplete if you don’t capture the essence of largest lush green coffee plantations having the pleasing aroma. Most of the Holiday Rental in Chikmagalur is amongst the backdrop of these plantations offering the amazing chance to smell the fresh coffee beans. While walking around the plantations and giving the immense peace and rest your body and mind need, you would learn about the coffee making process, history, and more.
Kemmanagundi is the picturesque hill station near Chikmagalur and enclosed by splendid mountains and Baba Budan Giri range of Western Ghats. Lush green landscapes and eye-catching cascades make it the ideal trekking spot. Rose gardens of Raj Bhawan and the captivating view of sunset and sunrise would definitely touch your heart.
Neelakurinji flowers are one of the most fascinating flowers that blooms only once in twelve years. Last time, these flowers blooms in 2006 and are expected to turn into the heart-grabbing purplish blue flowers in 2018. So, if you want to get this special experience and see these flowers completely covering the hillside then book your tour in the month of April and May.
Bhadra wildlife sanctuary
If you love exploring the exotic wildlife then Chikmagalur is the right place for you. Bhadra wildlife sanctuary situated between Shimoga and Chikmagalur district is the project and protected tiger area. You can see the striking flora and fauna. Beside tiger, you can find more than 250 species of birds, animals, and reptiles such as sambars, sloth bears, bonnet macaques, king vulture, black winged kite, Indian tree pie, open billed stork, black leopards, barking deer, and lots more.
Roundup of CCD and Kalmane coffee estate
This is the short and exciting ride in this charismatic town and is also the perfect place where one can get the panoramic view of CCD estate from a rooftop restaurant in Serai. During this short ride, visitors would come to know about the coffee tycoons who brought the western brands in India.