Chikmagalur, carved on the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range is an intriguing hill station situated at an altitude of 1900 m. This pleasant hill station signifies “The town of the younger daughter” is stacked with eminent mountains, enamoring falls, silver streams and verdant valleys. General we can say that it is an absolute necessity visit destination to spend your get-away at relaxation from the noise and pollution of the city.
Activities: Trekking, Rafting, Wildlife viewing and Bird watching
Best Places to Visit:
Baba Budan Giri: Baba Budan Giri Range or Chandra Drona Parvatha is the highest peak in this mountain range and is one among the most visited spots in the region. The peak, Baba Budan Giri is named after the Muslim holy person Baba Budan who was the first individual to presented Coffee development in India. In this way, the coffee that is grown in this region is the Coffee Arabica variety. Later, the neighborhood owners presented different assortments of coffee here, similar to Coffee Brasilia and Coffee Robusta.
Kudremukh National Park: Kudremukh National Park assigned under the Global Tiger Conservation Priority-I is an UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers opportunities for touring along with outdoor activities.
Hebbe Falls: Hebbe Falls are yet another pleasant destination in Chikmagalur. It is a delightful waterfall which form Chikka Hebbe (Small Falls) and Dodda Hebbe (Big Falls) from the water cascading down.
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary: Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is explored by a huge number of vacationers again and again where a wide variety of flora and fauna can be spotted. The sanctuary is surrounded by Mullayanagiri, Ganga Giri, Hebbe Giri and Baba Budan Giri hills.
Inam Dattatreya Peetha: Situated on the Baba Budan Giri Hills, Inam Dattatreya Peetha is a spot of adoration for both Muslims and Hindus. The blessed placed in a cavern is an image of brotherhood.
Some other tourist destinations here includes: Shanti Falls, Kalahatti Falls, Ayyanakere Lake, Sharadamba Temple and many more.
Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year