The tourist destinations of Chikmagalur which you can hardly afford to miss

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Situated in the lush green laps of the Western Ghats Chikmagalur is one of the popular tourist destinations. If you are looking for a scenic retreat and want to avoid the weekend crowd of Bangalore or Chennai then this is the place to visit. The mesmerizing Java Rain resort is a popular tourist location has advance bookings round the year. So pack your bags and enjoy the peace and tranquillity this place has to offer.

This place has a lot on plate which a travellers would like to witness. From waterfalls, temples, magnificent views, you are spoilt for choices when you visit this place. In addition to this the hill station is famous for coffee estates and tea plantations where you may enjoy countless cup of tea along with coffee. It is not only about exploring the city, but you can pay a visit to the nearby tourist attractions of the place. Just plan a visit to this beautiful tourist attraction and enjoy your time in the verdant hills soaking in the picturesque beauty and serenity.

The best time to visit this destination is between the months of September to March. The winter months turn out to be ideal and are quiet suited for the long and hectic vacations.  But still the place enjoys a good weather and you can plan a visit at any time of the year.

How to reach Chikmagalur

The nearest destination to the place is Mangalore and it is situated at a distance of 150 km.The other closest big city is Bangalore which is located at distance of 242 Km. This is connected to all the major cities of India and you can book an airport taxi from Bangalore to reach Chikmagalur.

Even it is connected to all the major cities and towns of Karnataka. So you can take a state run or private bus to reach the destination by road. There is no direct railway station and one has to get down at Kadur railway station which is around 40 km from the location. Then you may take a cab to reach Chikmagalur. Let us now get to some of the popular vacationing in Thailand.

Hebbe Falls

It is a long cascading waterfalls that is situated at a height of 168 cms. It is further split into Chikke falls and Dodda falls that are known as the large and the small falls. The pathway to reach this fall is tedious or arduous, but after you reach there taking a dip in the refreshing and cool water you are sure to fall in love with the place. Pleasant weather, surrounding greenery along with serenity of the site makes it one of the best places to visit in this part of the world.


It happens to be one of the alluring places to visit in Chikmagular at an altitude of 1930 m it is the largest peak in Karnataka. At the summit of the peak there is a small temple which is dedicated to  Mullappa Swamy. He was known to be a seer who medicated in these caves. The place offers  trekking , hiking and biking opportunity to all the adventure freaks out there. It is open all through the day and you may engage in a session of fun fountaining here.

Bhadra dam

It is one of the popular tourist destinations in this part of the world. It is an awe aspiring site that you need to include as part of your trip guide. The dam is on top of the Bhadra river which would be acting as a reservoir of storing water which is used for irrigation, drinking purposes, hydro- electric along with industrial use. When you visit this dam you may have a calm evening that happens to be one of the top attractions of this place. From morning to evening you can pay a visit to this location.

Chikmagular tea plantation

You visit to Chikmagular is not complete without a visit to the tea plantations of the region. There are numerous tea plantations here and you can choose one as per your convenience. The walk through are famous, and you may indulge in a walk through tour an interaction with the locals is going to provide you with inputs about their culture. You get to soak in the colonial era of the British rule and some of the relate back to the period of the British rule of the country. There is a possibility that you may stumble upon some natural looks like streams or hidden water falls that is going to appear if you are planning to take a trip to this wonderful place.

Kallaththigiri falls

This is a akin to the gorgeous  water falls in and around the region this place is one of the charming destinations to pay a visit in the region. When you watch the magnificent waterfalls from close quarters is going to provide you goose bumps. Even the alluring surroundings could also be awe inspiring. With the fall there are a series of trekking trails which you may a visit to the nearby temple, the splendid and scenic site would be close to the hills.


If you are in love with coffee you can consider yourself to be in the best place as this turns out to b a delight for all the coffee lovers. At this museum you may witness the entire process of coffee making procedure. It is from the stage of plucking coffee leaves on to the automatic coffee powder which you may have been craving for. Jain rain resort a popular tourist location is going to guide you about the entire process in details. You may enjoy the aura of coffee and take a walk in the museum. The objective is to educate yourself about the coffee making process so that you can enjoy the taste of coffee to the fullest.

These are some of the popular tourist destinations in this part of the world. On the internet you may obtain more information about the same.