There are many exciting places to visit in Chikkamagaluru. The entire region is a tourist heaven. Chikmagalur offers you an unforgettable holiday experience.

Jhari Falls


Distance: 18km
It is the highest peak in Karnataka, India. With a height of 1,930 metres (6,330 ft), it is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. Mullayanagiri is one of the best trekking places in Karnataka and South India. The Sunset presents a spectacular view from the peak. The summit of Mullayanagiri also houses a police radio relay station. . Mullayanagiri is one of the best trekking places in Karnataka and South India.

Jhari Falls

Distance: 15km
Jhari Falls, also known as Buttermilk Falls, is surrounded by lush-green vegetation, beautifully laid-out ornamental gardens and plantations. This falls is created by the springs generated in the mountains. A pool is formed by the waterfall below which allows visitors swim and play in the water.

Baba Budangiri

Distance: 22kms

It is a mountain in the Baba Budan range of the Western Ghats of India. Located in the Chikkamagaluru District of Karnataka.  Manikyadhara Falls is located near Kemmangundi of Chikmagalur district on the Baba Budan Giri Hills and is a sacred place for both Muslims and Hindus.  The specialty of the fall is that it does not get drained during the summer; instead the water remains icy cold. The fall also offers a splendid view of the surrounding natural beauty, while the mist covered hills and cool breeze add to the splendour of the sight.

coffee museum

Coffee Museum

Distance: 10kms

Unique repertoire of the coffee business, right from growing to the brewing of the beans. This museum was built to reconstruct the thematic display of the history of coffee and the processes including picking, grinding and drying using which the bean was made. The museum offers one of the best coffee descriptions in the world.


Distance: 32kms

A Land of Temples and Kings – Belur is called the modern Vaikuntha (heaven) on earth due to its peerless history and cultural significance. The city contains several architectural and spiritual gems which draw several thousand tourists every year.



Distance: 50kms

Kemmannugundi is a hill station of Chikmagalur. It is 1434 meter above the sea level its red soil reflected in the name of kemmungundi. It is has rock botanical garden.

Hirekolale Lake

Distance: 17kms

Surrounded by the beauty of mountains in the Western Ghats, Hirekolale Lake is one of the most wonderful places to visit in Chikkamagaluru. This beautiful man-made lake is awe-striking for every spectator in Chikmagalur and must not be missed while visiting Chikkamagaluru tourist places.

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

Distance: 40kms
Whether you are a wildlife enthusiast or a nature lover, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is one place in Chikkamagaluru that you would love to visit as a traveller. What makes this sanctuary a great place for wildlife enthusiasts is the fact that this forest is home to not only a huge number of wild animals but tigers as well.

Hebbe Falls

Distance: 51kms

Hebbe Falls are situated about 10 km away from the famous hill station Kemmangundi in Karnataka, India. This waterfalls are inside a coffee estate and can be reached either by walk or four-wheeler. Hebbe Falls gushes down from a height of 551 ft in two stages to form Dodda Hebbe (Big Falls) and Chikka Hebbe (Small Falls). As of 30th Sept 2012, the falls remain closed due to a recent Supreme Court order banning tourism in tiger reserves.