Where is Chikmagalur and Is It Worth Going for Your Holiday?

Where is chikmagalur and Is It Worth Going for Your Holiday?
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Do you feel that you need some relaxation and break? Do you think that there has to be some sort of enjoyment in your life? Well, why not plan a holiday? Of course, there are so many places in the country that are inviting, enjoyable, refreshing and most importantly peaceful. And one such place is chikmagalur, which is a small town in Karnataka.

You know apart from producing nearly all the Indian coffee you might have taken in your lifetime, is also popular for being an old-fashioned getaway for busy city fellows. However, don’t think that it would be a sleepy town as there is much you can do here. Taking a stroll in the coffee plantations and being content all the time appears to be the preferred pastime of travelers and visitors visiting Chikmagalur. If you seek something more fulfilling and adventurous, how about hiking to the areas of the highest peak in Karnataka? Or even pay a visit to a wildlife sanctuary? Or relish a waterfall in the kind of wilderness? And for a comfortable stay book chikmagalur resorts for your trip.

What makes it a perfect spot for your next holiday?

The refreshing aroma of coffee diffused in the environment , luxury greenery, hypnotic waterfalls, and a tranquil environment makes Chikmagalur a wonderful tourist destination. Since there is immense production of coffee, as mentioned above already, this area is popularly known as the Coffee Land of Karnataka. So, if you have any further doubts or you are still on the fence about whether to visit  chikmagalur or not then below are some points to convince you.

Kudremukh National Park

Clearly translated to ‘Horse’s Face’, Kudremukh hill has been named after the form or shape of the peak. It is the second biggest National Park in Karnataka and encompasses an area of 600 Square Kilometers. At a distance of nearly ninety-six Kilometers, although it is quite away from the town of Chikmagalur, its extensive diversity of both flora and fauna fascinates thousands of travelers each year. You would definitely find the aura and environment of this place mesmeric. Remember that these mountain ranges of Kudermukh was declared to be as a national park in the year 1987. It may also excite you that this place is even the starting point of 3 crucial rivers known as Tunga, Bhadra, and Netravati.

Bhadra Dam

This dam is yet another awe-inspiring  and amazing site that you should include in your Chikmagalur trip. The dam rests atop the Bhadra River, working as a reservoir for storing water that gets used in irrigation, hydropower generation, of course drinking purposes and industrial use. Moreover, it might excite you that Bhadra River is even a tributary of Tungabhadra and is fed by other tributaries such as Odirayanahalla, Somavahini, and Thadabehalla. You can easily relish a tranquil evening visiting the dam that is one of the top and most vibrant places to see in Chikmagalur. Of course, you can have some refreshing moments at this place and even take pictures too.

Hirekolale Lake

Now, this Hirekolale Lake is a man-made reservoir that is situated in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka and one of the finest and most scenic spots in India. Supervising the panorama of mountains in the Western Ghats, Hirekolale Lake is one of the must-visit spots or attractions in Chikmagalur. The tranquil aura , pleasant weather, and dense nature all around are just jaw-dropping for each and every spectator in Chikmagalur.

Moreover, you know the lake was built to supply drinking water to Chikmagalur and even for agriculture and irrigation of lands in the adjoining areas and villages. Hirekolale Lake provides you with stunning views of the landscapes mainly during the sunset, the rays sprinkling in the atmosphere are a charm to behold. It even turns out to be a delight for photography lovers who look forward to add some of the finest sunset shots to their camera. The finest part is that one can even relish the excellent views of Mullayanagiri Hills from this splendid Lake. Hirekolale Lake may be visited throughout the year and there is no such entrance fee to visit the lake. Remember that when you visit this beautiful spot, make sure that you carry an adequate number of edible items as there are no such restaurants around the lake. So, it would be a good practice that you carry something to eat and enjoy at this place. Remember you can enjoy sunset views, take a natural walk and even relish photography at this place.

Mullayanagiri Peak 

Mullayanagiri Peak is situated in the area of Chandra Drona range and fascinates numerous adventure seekers each year. The height of the peak is nearly 2000 meters. Mullayanagiri Peak has wonderful natural trekking trails, circled by thick flora and is well-known as the topmost peak in Karnataka in Chikmagalur. There are manifold points at this peak that offer you amazing views while trekking. Visitors can even relish hiking and camping coupled with the trekking at this spot. If you are a trekking person then you are going to fall in love with this place for sure.

Kallathigiri Falls

If you love water and greenery then this is a place meant for you. You know these Kallathigiri Falls is one of the most stunningly enchanting waterfalls in the region.  The main attraction of the Kallathigiri Falls is that there is a beautiful looking temple between the falls, which fascinates a huge number of devotees. The fall is circled by plush natural beauty and even offers natural trekking trails. Being a visitor, you can even enjoy camping here for a thrilling and accelerating experience.

Of course, you can get amazing shots at this place. You can capture some really memorable pictures at this place. After all, it is a place that gets you the experience that is amazing. Of course, the place is going to get you some tranquil, precious and calming experience for sure. Whether alone or with your partner or friends or family members; you will have a lively experience. You can do camping, trekking and even pay homage at this place.


So, when visiting this place, get a comfortable stay book chikmagalur resorts. After all,  chikmagalur would make your time really worth spending. You would definitely want to recommend others after visiting this place.