A rare jewel of a district, Chikmagalur is located on the western part of Karnataka. Mostly popular for its coffee plantations, pleasant weather and stunning scenery, it's just a few hours away from Bangalore, making it an ideal weekend getaway destination.
A rich history is tied to the lands, giving the place character. Another famous attraction is the number of waterfalls that are in the region. Other nearby hill stations like Kudremukh, Mullayanagiri, etc. are also worth visiting.
3400 feet above sea level, this hill station provides an overview of the entire region. Many travellers have fallen in love with these sights and it has therefore become a favourite among tourists.
The Kalhatti Falls is a destination where one can truly be at peace with nature. Observe as water finds its way along the waterfall and goes down a 400 feet drop. Another popular destination is the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. Acquaint yourself with the several different types of flora and fauna here and engage in activities such as trekking, rock climbing, bird watching, etc. for a fun-packed weekend.
The local Malnad cuisine is known for its richness and spice. Essence of coconut milk can be felt in every bite of every dish as it is a local favourite. The town is known as 'The Land of Coffee', making it morally illegal to leave without having a taste of this legendary drink.