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  • 10 Interesting Places to Visit in Chikmagalur

    By: Admin | In: Tourist Attractions | Last Updated: 2017-06-06

    10 Interesting Places to Visit in Chikmagalur

    Chikmagalur is located in Karnataka, an exuberant state is located in the southern hemisphere of India. It is a home to numerous places that are swarmed by globetrotters on a large scale. One such place in Karnataka is Chikmagalur.

    Chikmagalur is natures bounty and a pleasurable travel attraction in Karnataka. It is endowed with garnet green hillocks, woods, waterfalls, sanctuaries, and much more that lures excursionists on a large scale. Planning a vacation in Chikmagalur is a smart choice and surely you will not be disappointed after spending a holiday here and would take away a bunch of unforgettable memories. So, try not missing the below-listed journey goals in Chikmagalur.

  • Mullayanagiri

    Mullayanagri is an alluring trekking destination in Chikmagalur

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    With the garnet green carpet of grass unrolled over vast acres of land, Mullayanagri is an alluring trekking destination in Chikmagalur. Mullayanagri is elevated at the height close to 6000 feet above the sea level and is known as the highest peak of the enchanting Nilgiris. It has an ethereal ambiance that has the capability to bring out the trekker in you. It is also tagged as a soothing spot for camping under the cerulean sky.

  • Baba Budangiri (Datta Peeta)

    Baba Budangiri hills is a spectacular attraction in Chikmagalur

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    A prominent and tantalizing location in Chikmagalur, Baba Budangiri hills is a spectacular attraction in Chikmagalur. Although it is a trekking site, it is also revered as a pilgrimage spot for the followers of Sufism. There are 3 caves located in the Budangiri Hills and many people from nearby areas visit and offer prayers at these caves. As a part of the ritual, a lamp is lighted to seek blessings of the divine power that resides in these caves.

  • Z Point

    Z Point is most visited site in Chikmagalur

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    Let us clear that this place is not in the shape of the English alphabet Z. A renowned point amid the people, Z Point is a bewildering location located on the outskirts of Kemmangundi. It is surrounded by serene hills that have a soul-soothing ambiance. It is an ideal place where you can succumb to nature and rejuvenate the tired eyes. Wake up the sleeping trekker in you and gear up to enjoy the venture of trekking.

  • Hebbe Falls

    Hebbe Falls is one of the most visited falls in Chikmagalur

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    It is always exciting to see the white waters gushing down from a humungous height. Hebbe is an enchanting place to witness the roaring waters cascading down from a height of 500 feet into a pool of water that is encircled with exotic flora. During the monsoon season, creeks get widen due to the overflow of water. This makes Hebbe Falls resemble a miniature Niagara Falls in Chikmagalur. It is an ideal destination for a days itinerary for excursionists.

  • Kalhatti Falls

    Kalhatti Falls are another not-to-be-missed place located in Chikmagalur

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    Located some kilometers away from Hebbe Falls, Kalhatti Falls are another not-to-be-missed place located in Chikmagalur. It is a sacred site for the local people. Legends and folklores claim that saint Agastya did penance in front of Lord Shiva. Impressed by his penance, the lord appeared in front of him and the saint beseeched him to reside near the waterfall. Since then, a jet-black shivalinga is worshiped in the small shrine located close to Kalhatti Falls.

  • Ballalarayanadurga Hill

    Ballalarayanadurga Hill is a well-known travel attraction in Chikmagalur

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    Ballalarayanadurga Hill is a well-known travel attraction and trekking site. It is known for housing the 12th-century grandeur Ballalarayanadurga Fort on the top. This hilltop is visited by the people, especially historians to study the structure of the fort. A queer fact about the fort situated on the hill is that after dusk, people avoid visiting the premises of this fort due to the presence of supernatural energies. Are you valiant enough to sneak into the fort after dusk?

  • Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

    Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is a well-known tourist place in Chikmagalur

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    Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is a well-known and a protected area in Chikmagalur. It is one amidst those sanctuaries where the Project Tiger was initiated. Surrounded by green vegetation, this destination is worth visiting. Bhadra sanctuary is a home to some astounding mammalian species including the jaguar, langur, sloth bear, tiger, elephant, deer, falcon, and reptiles like the snake and pythons. Do not forget to take you cameras along with you.

  • Sharadamba Temple

    Sharadamba Temple is one of the famous temple in Chikmagalur

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    Shardamba Temple, or Shringeri Sharadamba Temple, is an intricately carved shrine devoted to Goddess Saraswati in Chikmagalur. This temple is a 14th-century marvel and was constricted during the reign of the Raya clan. This shrine is named after Sharadambika, a woman that was considered as a divine incarnation of Goddess Saraswati. Her idol is placed in the sanctum and it is believed that worshiping her with full devotion, one can receive blessings of the Goddess Saraswati.--

  • We told you that Chikmagalur is nature's bounty and we have toured around the exotic places there. We witnessed the astounding valleys, serene waterfalls, hillocks, exuberant sanctuaries, and holy shrines. It was truly an unforgettable virtual tour, and what do you think about the real one? Are you ready for the expedition

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