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Chikmagalur - Famous Spot of Karnataka

India and its various tourist places are world famous that’s why people from abroad are always looking for secret, known and unknown places of India to make their holidays special. Today we will discuss about the place Chikmagalur which means younger daughter’s town. This scenic site is covered with lush green valleys and coffee farms. Chikmagalur is the hill station of Karnataka popular for trading of coffee and fruits production. To get relief from stressful and hectic schedule people should attain to Chikmagalur town.


This town is gifted to the in-laws of younger daughter of Rukmangada who was the ruler of Sakrepatna. Hence the name to city is given as Chikmagalur.

Among all Mullain Giri is key destination known as uppermost peak of Karnataka, India. Average altitude of Giri is 6,300 feet from the sea level. First visit spot of Mullain Giri is Kondadarama shrine recognized as the figurative blend of Dravidian and Hoysala styles of structure. Closer other visiting spots are Siddheshwara temple of 13th century, Nirvanaswam old cave located at Thiruvanahalli and Lakshmi Kantha shrine of 17th century.

Chikmagalur is holding a good place for educational as well as trade center in Karnataka. The town is become the growing city and people are adapting the rapid changes in city Chikmagalur.

Attraction of Chikmagalur:

Baba Budan Giri: key location of voyagers is Baba Budan Giri located on hills at only distance of 28 kms from Chikmagalur. Spot is designated after Muslim Saint Budan Baba. However, experts believe the peak is also associated to Hindu Guru Dattatreya. Hence people from both religions are attaining to spot regularly.

Horanadu: next is Horanadu located at Western Ghats of Karnataka though spot is 100 kms away from Chikmagalur but still it is not to miss destination for Chikmagalur voyagers. Oldest shrine of Goddess Annapoorneshwari is first thing to watch in this valley place.

Camping: foreign tourist is regularly doing camping at Chikmagalur because of its natural beauty. However, local people are also doing the same so voyagers can enjoy doing camping at Chikmagalur and make moments special. Mullaya Nagri is spot where most of the people do camping.

Attaining to Chikmagalur:

Mangalore is the closest big city to reach Chikmagalur, though its 146 kms away. Next is Bangalore located at 248 kms distance, Coimbatore located at 375 kms distance, Chennai located at 573 kms distance and Hyderabad located at 685 kms.

By Train: The closest rail hub is Kadur placed at only 40 kms distance, though one more station is available known as Hassan located at 60 kms distance. Talking about big railway station then people should attain to Hubli which is 239 kms away from Chikmagalur. Taxis from Kadur is easily available for voyagers. Trains for Kadur are available from Hassan, Mangalore, Bangalore, Dadar, Dharwar, Hospet, Hubli, Kolhapur, Mysore, Shimoga Town, Vasco Da Gama, and Yesvantpur Jn. People looking for trains to Hassan can get the trains from Dadar, Dharwar, HNizamuddin (Delhi), Kannur, Karwar, Mysore, Shimoga Town, Talguppa, and Yesvantpur Jn.

By Air: close air hub for Chikmagalur is Mangalore having domestic Airport. Mangalore airport is just 146 kms away and flights from almost every big city of India are available for Mangalore. International tourist can attain the flights for Bangalore International Airport linked to almost every nation. Next biggest air hub is Chennai having direct flights from many countries.

By Bus: State transport of Karnataka is has owned bus services for Chikmagalur from many cities of state. Deluxe or luxury buses are also accessible Mangalore to Chikmagalur, though Bangalore and Hubli are also having luxury buses for Chikmagalur. 
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