Chikmagalur is a town located in the Chikmagalur district in Karnataka. It is located in the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range. The name Chikmangaluru literally means ‘The Town of the Younger Daughter‘. According to legends, the town was given as a gift to the youngest daughter of the legendary chief of Sakkarepattana, Rukmangada. This quaint city is blessed with a very soothing climate round the year. It is popularly known as Coffee Land of Karnataka. The town with its amazing climate and coffee estates attracts tourists from around the state. This Road trip is a must for those who have the passion for photography, adventure and explore nature. Here is the best weekend trip for those who love to meet new like minded folks. Come and Explore this scenic town on your bikes.
Best Time to visit the place:
September to April.
Things To Do in Chikmangalur:
- Visit historical Church.
- Wonderful backwaters of River Hemavathy.
- Water sports at Yagachi dam.
- Visit musical town
- Visit the highest mountain of Karnataka.
Nearby Places Around Chikmangalur:
Shimonga 71km Mangalore 114km
Day 1: The Journey Begins
The road trip starts from Bangalore. Convene at the Common point close to Silk board, Domlur, Jayanagar and drive down towards Nelamangala. Breakfast on the way side hotel for a local cuisine which is quality assured by us. Visit the Holy Rosary Church at Shettihalli, take photographs and enjoy the nature at leisure.After lunch visit time at backwaters of River Hemavathy, the perfect place for Bird watchers. There are temples of Paravasudeva and Yoganarasimha are located near the dam. An evening is a time to spend the most wonderful moments with divinity at a “Musical Village” a small village on the banks of the Kaveri river. Night comfortably unwind your day with a good cocktail ala-carte dinner in a nice upmarket restaurant and have a wonderful sleep in our special hand picked the budget hotel with comfortable beds and good services for this memorable Road trip.
Day 2: Visit to Chikkamangalur
Wake up at your leisure, the day begins after the sumptuous breakfast and drives down to the land of “Coffee and Wildlife” which is popularly known as “Chikkamagalur”. Today is the exciting adventurous day with the short hike to the Karnataka’s highest mountain “Mullayanagiri”, where lord Shiva temple is situated at the height of 6,200 feet.During monsoon the entire weather is packed up by clouds, heavy winds and poor visibility it is such a wonderful experience to be there.At the base, there is a temple dedicated to Lord Rama, which is known as “Sittalayanagiri”, the view from here is awesome, as you can see the complete town and the estates.
Later the visit we drive back to Bangalore, have self-sponsored lunch at Chikkamagalur town and experience the water sports at Yagachi backwaters. Try experiencing Kayaking, Bumper ride, Jet skiing, Swimming or motor boat ride. The activities are not part of the package, even there are facilities to change your clothes and basic rest rooms are available.After the water sports, we drive back to Bangalore with few pit stops for tea breaks and reach by night and dropped back at your respective places.
This Road Trip to Chikmangalur includes:
- Forest entry fees
- Guide/instructor charges
- Emergency disaster fund