Mullayanagiri Trek

Places to Visit in Chikmagalur on Your Weekend Getaway

Chikmagalur has something for everyone. Trekking trails, coffee plantations, waterfalls, temples and wildlife all await you here. So, if you are in Bengaluru and have a day or two to spare, hit the road to Chikmagalur.

Things to Do in Chikmagalur

1. Golfing Green: There can be nothing more relaxing than golfing amidst lush green environs. Visit the Chikmagalur Golf Club to tee-off and later relish a nice lunch at their restaurant. They have a great multi-cuisine menu on offer.

2. Coffee Camaraderie: A lot really can happen over a good brew. While in Chikmagalur, sample the region’s finest in flavour at tasting sessions across coffee plantations in the region.

3. Trekking Trails: Chikmagalur has many breathtaking trails that you can take off on. Trek up to Kemmanagundi, which offers great views or make your way to Kalahasti Falls, which is a little further down from Kemmanagundi.

4. Temple Tour: Visit Belavadi, a nearby hamlet known for its ancient temples. Here, the Veera Narayan temple is a must visit for its architecture and ornate shrines.

5. Birding Best: With its expanse of green, Chikmagalur is home to many avian species. Remember to carry your binoculars to spot several varieties of birds chirping for your attention. A visit to the nearby Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is a must for bird lovers.

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