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Introduction

Chikkamagaluru (also known as Chickamagalur) is a town located in Chikkamagaluru district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Located in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range the town is known for its coffee and tea estates.Carved against a mountainous canvas this beautiful Chickamagalur is full of surprises lofty peaks delightful dales racing rivers sparkling streams captivating cascades and the bracing mountain air - a balm to the work-weary. Climb high above the world where the mountains seem to touch the sky. Marvel at the unspoilt beauty of the snow-white coffee blossoms. To add adventure to enchantment this hilly district has some exciting trekking routes in the Western Ghats.

Area 27 sq km
Altitude 1037  metres above sea level
Temperature Summer-Min.-24.0C,Max.-32.0 C Winter,Min.-11.0C,Max.-20.0C
Language English, Hindi, Kannada
STD Code 08262
Rainfall 400 mm average yearly
Best Time to Visit September to March

Chikmagalur MapOther cities map


How to get there

  1. Air :-The nearest airport is Mangalore.
  2. Rail:-The nearest Rail Junction is Mangalore.
  3. Road:- It is 170 kms from Mangalore and 240 kms Bangalore.

Places to Visit

Baba Budan Range Kondadarama Temple St. Joseph's Cathedral

Excursion

Kemmanagundi Sringeri Kudremukh Amruthapura
Bhandra Wildlife Sanctuary      

Accommodation

Taj Garden Retreat Malenadu Paradise Mount Palace Hotel Rajmahal
Planter's court