The coffee land of Karnataka

Key Points
  • Ideal Duration: 1-2 days
  • Best Time: Throughout the year
  • Nearest Airport: Mangalore

Chikmagalur is also known as The coffee land of Karnataka. The place is situated in the foothills of the Mullayangiri Range in Karnataka . It is famous for its lush green forests and tranquil environment along with coffee production. The place is a popular destination among tourists.

The place is located at a distance of 250 km from Bangalore. Formerly, the place was known as Kadur district. The place is dotted with waterfalls, hill stations and historical temples.

You can have a walk through the coffee plantations and see how coffee beans are plucked. It is also a popular trekking spot and there are some good trekking trails such as Mullayangiri trek, Baba Budangiri trek and Kemmanagundi trek. Mullayangiri is the highest peak in Karnataka and you get the perfect view of the sun rising here.

There re also Kalhatti Falls at around 50 Km from the city and Ayyanakere Lake located 20 Km away from Chikamagalur. Don't miss these places when you are in Chikmagalur.

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