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Chikmagalur
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Chikmagalur is a hill station in Karnataka, almost 1000m above sea level. It is entirely located in the western ghats and is the second most visited place in Karnataka. It has cool weather and also many lakes and waterfalls. There are many agricultural activities like coffee and tea plantation in and around Chikmagalur, this place is also known as Chikkamagalur.

Karnataka state has many wonders when it comes to tourism and destination places, the state has concentrated very well on its tourist places and has portrayed them in a beautiful way. Karnataka is known as One state, many worlds” because there are many tourist attractions and There are places to visit and connectivity by road and rail in every town in Karnataka. There are also 5 airports, so you can easily land and get to your place via other means of transportation.

Where is Chikmagalur and What’s Famous?

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Karnataka state has many wonders when it comes to tourism and destination places, the state has concentrated very well on its tourist places and has portrayed them in a beautiful way. Karnataka is known as One state, many worlds” because there are many tourist attractions and There are places to visit and connectivity by road and rail in every town in Karnataka. There are also 5 airports, so you can easily land and get to your place via other means of transportation.

Best Season to Visit

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Each mountain station is better to visit during the monsoons and winter because it enhances the beauty of the place. Summers are cool, but not so recommendable. But you can try as there are many summer vacationing wildlife sanctuaries and national parks and the most important thing is trekking Mulayangiri and Baba Budan Giri Hills are the main activities.

Places in Chikmagalur

  • Mullayanagiri Peak
  • Baba Budan Giri
  • Azaad Park
  • Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Hebbe Waterfalls
  • Coffee Museum
  • Hirekolale Lake
  • Kallathigiri Falls
  • Kodanda Ramaswamy
  • Kodandarama Temple
  • Sitalayyanagiri Temple

Activities Available

Boat rides in Lake, Touring Wild Life Sanctuaries and National Parks and the Most important thing is Trekking Mulayangiri and Baba Budan Giri Hills are the most important Activities.

How to Reach Chikmagalur

There are many trains to Chikamagalur from major destinations in Karnataka like Bangalore, Mangalore, and Hassan. The train list to Chikmagalur is given at

Train List

The Nearest Airport is 150 km Away, Mangalore International Airport.

Covid-19 restrictions are lifted but mandatory rules like Mask in Public Places and Sanitizing to be followed.

Affordable Travel Options and Cost

Travel options are different for different categories. Those who can afford hotels can book rooms directly in OYO, estimated budget per day is 1500 depending on the hotel and you also need to stay for 3 days to Explore Chikmagalur, the total cost including train costs is 9000 for a single person. For the couple, it’s 14000.

But for people who want to travel within the Budget your options are down

For Solo Travelers and Nomads

For Solo Travelers, One of the Cheapest and Best Options Available is Railway Retiring Rooms, They are very cheapest and only 200 per day, If you want to skip those 200, You can Keep your Luggage in the Cloakroom and Travel, For Washroom and other Activities you’ll be charged just 20rs and if you want to stay for 12 hrs Charge is just 100rs, Complete details are given in this link, Click Here

For People Traveling in Cars

For people who want to travel in cars and Save Budget, Depending upon 4 seaters or 6 seaters, there is also the best option for you guys.

Petrol Bunks like Bharath petroleum or HP or Indian Oil at few places specifically built certain rooms, Like Bharath Petroleum has “Ghar Sansar” where you’ll get Washroom with excellent facilities like Even Geysers, Also Maintenance will be Excellent.

A better option is to Trek the hill and start Camping Fire and place a Camping Tent, It’ll Cut down the Cost and gives you a unique experience.

Happy and Safe Journey.

Some of the information like Places to Visit is taken from Google, And Some Content is Posted same from Other Posts from this site as this comes under Series of Either Country, State, or Continent