This Malnad region is situated on the foot hills of the Western Ghats, is famous for Coffee plantations, is a good summer camp as well. With numerous waterfalls, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Kudremukh National Park, Belur and Halebeedu, Chikmagalur is an important place to visit.
There are many notable places worth visiting around Chikmagalur.
Manikyadhara falls: About 40 km away from Chikmagalur. It is near Kemmangundi on Baba Budan Hills.
Kalathi Falls: Located 10 km from Chikmagalur.
Hebbe falls: Water downs from a height of 170 m in two stages.
Bhadra Dam: It was built across the river Bhadra.
Kudremukh National Park:
Belur: Chennakesava temple.
Shravanabelagola: Jain Pilgrimage, Small Temple with a Big Statue of Gomateswara attracts not only Jain pilgrims but also tourists from across the world.
Trekking paradise: Located at 15 km from Chikmagalur. Mullayanagiri, part of Bababudhan range, is the highest peak in this region.
How to Reach Chikmagalur: