Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur

Facts About Chikmagalur:

  • Area 3900 Km2 (10,000 Sq mi)
  • Average summer temperature 28.6 °C (83.5 °F)
  • Average winter temperature 14.2 °C (57.6 °F)
  • Best time to visit – March to July and September to December
  • Peak season – 365 days
  • Total population as per 2011 cencus 118496
  • Nearest airport Bangalore 250 kms
  • Western Ghats

 

 

Chikmagalur is one of the most popular hill station in the Karnataka, Chikmagalur is located in the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range. Chikmagalur is famous for its lovely weather, fauna and coffee estates.

A perfect destination filled with homestay, heritage sports, water rafting, adventure sports and trekkers paradise.

Chikmagalur is approx. 250 Kms away from the silicon valley of India Bangalore.

Chikmagalur also hosts some of the exiting and adventurous tourists spots for travellers, some of the famous tourist destinations in Chikmagalur are:

  • Hebbe Falls
  • Kemmanagundi
  • Kalhatti falls
  • Horanadu Temple
  • Chikmagalur Golf course
  • Kudremukh trek
  • Hoysala Temples
  • Neelakurinji Blooms
  • Horanadu Temple
  • Coffee yatra museum
  • Bhadra river rafting
  • Baba budhangiri hills

According to an old saying Baba Budhangiri (muslim saint) in the 17th century got some coffee seeds hidden with him while coming from Mecca. After coming back to chikamagalur he cultivated the seeds and starting growing coffee. Britishers also played a major in the coffee cultivation here by setting up the Central Coffee Research Instituion (CCRI) in chikmagalur.

Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit Chikmagalur attracted by its wildlife, trekking and pilgrimage sites.

Apart from coffee cultivation and famous tourists spots chikmagalur is also famous for AKKI ROTI and KAIKADBU

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