Nature Retreat: Places To Visit In Chikmagalur, Karnataka

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Mullayanagiri Peak

The highest peak in Karnataka offers breathtaking views of the Western Ghats, making it ideal for trekking and nature photography.

Mullayanagiri Peak in Chikmagalur, Karnataka | Shutterstock

Baba Budangiri

A revered mountain range named after the Sufi saint Baba Budan, it is known for its caves and the famous Manikyadhara Waterfall.

Areal view of Baba Budangiri hills | DiversePixels / Shutterstock

Kudremukh National Park

A paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, featuring rolling meadows, dense forests, and a variety of flora and fauna.

Kudremukh National Park road | Shutterstock

Hebbe Falls

A stunning waterfall located amidst coffee plantations. The cascading waters create a perfect backdrop for nature lovers.

Hebbe Falls | Shutterstock


A beautiful hill station known for its gardens, waterfalls, and panoramic views, it is ideal for a peaceful retreat.

A riverine in Kemmanagundi | Shutterstock

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

Home to a diverse range of wildlife, including tigers, leopards, and elephants, the wild retreat offers jungle safaris and bird-watching opportunities.

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary | Shutterstock

Coffee Plantations

Chikmagalur is famous for its coffee estates. A visit to these plantations provides insight into coffee production and stunning vistas.

A road leading to a coffee plantation site | Shutterstock

Hirekolale Lake

A serene lake surrounded by hills, perfect for a peaceful picnic or an evening walk. The sunset views here are spectacular.

Hirekolale lake | Shutterstock

Z Point

A trekking spot offering panoramic views of the valley and the hills, it is known for its picturesque sunrise and sunset vistas.

Z Point | Shutterstock

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