Chikmagalur is one of the most rampant coffee cultivating spots in India. Around the lush plantations on the fertile hills of Chikmagalur grows a culture of coffee that is hard to extract away, making the destination a retreat for lovers of this new beverage and cool misty hills. The perfect activity centric scenic getaway is speckled with heritage spots and adventure options with wildlife and nature themes. Home to the highest mountain range of Karnataka, Mullayanagiri, and Chikmagalur is also a popular trekking option from Bangalore (245 km).

The main highlight of Chikmagalur for most travellers lies in covering the three main peaks of the town?Sheethalagiri, Baba Budan Giri and Mullayanagiri. Chikamagalur is the ideal pick for a traveller who is happy sauntering between the thick undergrowth of the wild coffee bushes. Keep your eyes peeled for exotic birdlife and animals.


Most of the accommodations lie in the backdrop of coffee plantations, giving the traveller an opportunity to stay in the middle of a million shades of green. Coffee plantation walks organized by the owners are an essential orientation to understand the variety, seasons, wildlife around the area, history of coffee making, processes and what a planter’s life might be like. There’s also Coffee Yatra Museum. Adventure lovers are promised a thrilling drive of 13 km, through forested path from Kemmanagundi to Hebbe Falls.

Spend some time in nature’s lap and capture the beauty of lush green forest cover and mighty mountains in Chikmanglur. There is a little something for everyone here.

Shreya Chaudhury

About Shreya Chaudhury

First of all, if you are going to use incorrect grammar, steer clear of Shreya Chaudhury. A proper grammar Nazi, a hardcore music enthusiast (never seen without her headphones), a professional baarat dancer and a die hard Jeffrey Archer fan, you will probably find this 17 year old with a novel in hand, day dreaming about all these places she wants to travel in the future. If only time machines worked..


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