Chikmagalur is a pristine hill station known for its lush green landscapes, scenic views, and coffee plantations. The pleasant climate and tranquil surroundings make it a popular destination for tourists seeking a peaceful holiday amidst nature. Our Bangalore to Chikmagalur Tour Packages are specially designed to offer you a refreshing trip to the beautiful hill station.

Situated in the western part of Karnataka, Chikmagalur lies in the foothills of the Mullayanagiri Ranges. It has earned the epithet of Scotland of India due to the refreshing greenery. The town is also known for its historical significance, as it was the first place where coffee was grown in India. Today, it is one of the country's largest coffee producers. You can also indulge in a plethora of thrilling activities.

Why do people from Bangalore love Chikmagalur for vacation?

Bangalore is a bustling cosmopolitan city with a fast-paced lifestyle. The residents of Bangalore often seek an escape from the chaos and pollution of the city. Chikmagalur provides them with the perfect getaway. You can rejuvenate your senses amidst the fresh air and peaceful ambiance of the hills. The pleasant weather, picturesque landscapes, and laid-back atmosphere of Chikmagalur make it an ideal holiday spot.

Packages Overview

Our Bangalore to Chikmagalur tour packages give you a fantastic view of the misty mountains, diverse wildlife, rainforests, and cascading waterfalls. Each package is designed to cater to different travel preferences and budgets. From budget-friendly packages for backpackers to luxurious ones for honeymooners, we have something for everyone. The packages can be customized to suit various travel needs, duration, and budgets.

Why Book with us?

Bangalore to Chikmagalur tour packages are well-planned and offer great value for money. We include all travel essentials like accommodation and local transport in the package. Our travel experts craft a personalized itinerary based on your preferences in sightseeing and activities. We also guide you through the trip with our 24/7 travel assistance.

Resort & Hotel options with our Bangalore to Chikmagalur Tour Packages

From homestays to star-category resorts and hotels, you can avail of a wide range of accommodations in Chikmagalur. There are also guest houses, moderate hotels, and low-key lodges for a pocket-friendly trip. They are well-maintained and provide best-in-class amenities. On request, you can get family rooms, customized meals, babysitting services, and professional help in arranging any event.

Popular Sightseeing Places

The popular sightseeing places in Chikmagalur are:

1. Mullayanagiri

Mullayanagiri, Chikmagalur

Located in Chandra Drona Hill, Mullayanagiri is Karnataka’s highest peak. With a towering height of 1,950 m, its jaw-dropping beauty and tranquility will leave you amazed. It is embellished with rugged rocks and lush grasslands. It also offers one of the best treks in Karnataka. You can also engage in road and mountain biking. There is a small Shiva temple on the top. A 900-year-old cave below the temple leads you from this temple to Seethalayyanagiri Temple.

2. Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Chikmagalur

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is a national wildlife reserve. Moist and dry deciduous trees and lofty hills from all sides surround it. With the Bhadra River flowing in between, it offers a spectacular sight. It is shaped like the alphabet ‘E’. Spot diverse flora and fauna at the sanctuary, from exotic birds to endangered animals. Stay in a jungle lodge for great views and a thrilling experience.

3. Kemmanagundi

Kemmanagundi, Chikmagalur

Perched at 1,434 m, Kemmanagundi is a tranquil rural area surrounded by thick forests. The word 'Kemmanagundi' literally translates to "the place of red soil" in the local language Kannada. It is famous for beautifully laid-out ornamental gardens, enchanting hills and valleys, and picturesque sunset and sunrise. You can try trekking, nature walks, photography, bird watching, and picnics.

4. Baba Budangiri

Originally called Chandra Drona Parvatha, Baba Budangiri is in the Western Ghats. It is also a sacred pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims. Also known as Dattagiri Ranges, it is the home to the Hindu God, Lord Dattatreya. It also houses the shrine of Sufi saint Baba Budan. Mullayanagiri and Baba Budangiri have wonderful trekking trails in between. The trails pass through dark Shola forests, moraine-filled rocky stretches, and green grasslands on the rolling hills.

Activities & Things to do

Chikmagalur offers a wide range of activities for all types of travelers. You can choose from various options, from adventurous treks to peaceful nature walks, from thrilling wildlife safari to rejuvenating ayurvedic massages. You can also go on coffee plantation tours, visit historic temples and forts, try water sports at nearby lakes and rivers, or just relax in the lap of nature.

Take a guided tour of the coffee plantations and refresh your taste buds by tasting authentic coffee. Pray to Goddess Saraswati at the 8th-century Sharadamba Temple. The serene and picturesque Kalhatti Falls will rejuvenate you. Go for riverside camping in Sakleshpur. Engage in river rafting in the sparkling and gurgling Bhadra River.

The best markets in Chikmagalur are The Rathnagiri Bazaar, The Kere Anjaneya Temple Street Market, and the Baba Budangiri Market. You can shop for local artifacts located amidst the coffee plantations. Market Road is teeming with local stores selling all types of electronic goods and best-quality spices.

Pick from a wide collection of coffee powder, dry fruits, nuts, organic spices, and homemade chocolates. Buy beautifully crafted idols, wooden sculptures, and decorative panels made out of coffee wood. Get hold of coffee-scented candles, incense sticks, soaps, perfumes, oils, toiletries, and skincare products made of sandalwood. Purchase authentic honey, ghee, betel nut, and butter.

How to reach Chikmagalur from Bangalore

Fly to Mangalore International Airport, then cover the 150 km distance by road to reach Chikmagalur. You can also take a train to Kadur Railway Junction or travel via NH 75. It will take around 4.5 hours to cover the distance of 241 km. Travel by private or public buses or hire a private car.

Chikmagalur is a stunning hill station offering scenic beauty, peaceful surroundings, and a plethora of activities. Its unique blend of history, nature, wildlife, and adventure makes it an ideal destination for a variety of travelers. Bangalore to Chikmagalur Tour Packages by Bangalore Tourism ensure a hassle-free trip to the hill town.

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