Malnad region is, situated in the foothills of Western Ghats, famous for Coffee plantations. A good summer camp with numerous waterfalls, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Kudremukh National Park, Belur and Halebeedu are notable places worth visiting around Chikmagalur.
Manikyadhara falls located 40 km away from Chikmagalur which is near Kemmangundi on Baba Budan hills.
Kalathi Falls located 10 km from Chikmagalur.
Hebbe falls, here water plunges from a height of 170 m in two stages.
Bhadra Dam was built across the river Bhadra.
Kudremukh National Park:
Belur is famous for its Chennakesava temple.
Shravanabelagola is a Jain Pilgrimage, statue of Gomateswara attracts Jain pilgrims and 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: Mangalore Airport is located around 115 km. Chikmagalur is well-connected to cities by good road network. The nearest railway station is located in Kadur, at a distance of about 40 km away. You can take a taxi from Kadur railway station for Chikmagalur.