Total 13 destination found in Chikkamagaluru

Mullayanagiri   Chikkamagaluru

Mullayanagiri, at an altitude of 1,930 m above sea level is the highest peak in Karnataka. It is located in the famous Baba Budan Giri Range of the Western Ghats. It is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. The mountain range has grasslands and trek path. It also has a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva on its peak. The trek route begins from Sarpadaari, which is connected with Chikmagalur by road. An ideal destination for adventure enthusiasts, looking for activities like mo

Sringeri Sharada Peetha   Chikkamagaluru

Sringeri Sharada Peetha, also known as Dakshinamnaya Sharada Peetham, is one of the four Hindu Advaita Mutts established by Adi Shankaracharya. The Mutt follows the principles of Yajur Veda, described by Krishna. As per the Mutt culture established by Adi Shankaracharya, the head is called Jagadguru, teacher of the world. Jagadguru also carries Shankaracharya as a title in his name. The seat of transcendental wisdom, known as Vyakhyana Simhasana, is presently held by Jagadguru Shankaracharya

Baba Budan Giri Hills   Chikkamagaluru

Baba Budan Giri Hills, located 25 km north of Chikmagalur is famous for its distinct forest range. It is a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims. The hill range, also known as Dattagiri Hill Range, is popular among tourists keen on hiking and trekking. Dattagiri along with Mullayanagiri are two famous mountain ranges of the region. The mountain range has many beautiful shrines including the historic shrine of Deviramma Betta . Located in the Western Ghats, the range is a part of Chan

Inam Dattatreya Peetha   Chikkamagaluru

Inam Dattatreya Peetha, located on the Baba Budan Giri Hills, is a revered place for Hindus as well as Muslims. The holy place in a cave is a symbol of brotherhood. The cave at Inam Dattatreya Peetha is believed to have sheltered Guru Dattatreya and Hazrat Dada Hayath Mir Khalandar. Hazrat Dada Hayath Mir Khalandar was a Muslim saint sent to India by Prophet Muhammad. The site hosts three day annual celebrations, known as Urs in the month of Rabi-ul-Avval, third month of the Islamic calendar.

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary   Chikkamagaluru

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary has an elevation gradient ranging from 750 metres to 2,100 metres above sea level. Positioned amidst dry deciduous, moist deciduous forest and semi evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, the wildlife sanctuary is a habitat of a vast variety of flora and fauna. Spread over an area of 490 square km, the region was declared as a natural reserve, known as the Jagara Valley Game Reserve, in 1951. In 1974, the reserve was named as the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. In additio

Kudremukh National Park   Chikkamagaluru

Kudremukh National Park, one of popular tourist spots around Chikmagalur, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Designated under the Global Tiger Conservation Priority-I, the national park offers opportunities for sightseeing as well as enjoying outdoor activities, owing to the presence of rivers and historical shrines in the vicinity. Apart from Tunga and Bhadra Rivers, and rivulets, various perennial streams also flow through the park. Adventure enthusiasts can explore the dense forest in a fore

Kalahatti Falls   Chikkamagaluru

Kalahatti Falls, one of the major tourist spots of the region, is located at a distance of 10 km from Kemmangundi. The 122 m high waterfall along with its beautiful surroundings is a favoured tourist spot. Waterfall is also popular with some other names like Kallathigiri Falls and Kalahasthi Falls. Nearby the Kalahatti Falls, there is an ancient temple within the rocks, which is believed to be constructed during the reign of the Vijayanagar Empire. The temple and the waterfall are said to hav

Hebbe Falls   Chikkamagaluru

Hebbe Falls, located 8 km away from Kemmangundi, is a favourite site for solitude seekers. The waterfall that is 168 metres in altitude is situated in Kemmangundi. Like other spring falls in the region, the water stream is believed to cure skin disorders. Enriched with minerals, the water stream is also a source of drinking water in the region. On striking a rock, the waterfall diverges into two separate water streams. Among these diverging streams, the smaller one is known as Chikka Hebbe, w

Ayyanakere Lake   Chikkamagaluru

Ayyanakere Lake is located at a distance of 20 km from the town of Chikmagalur. Positioned in the Malnad region, the beautiful water body is frequented by nature lovers. One of the highlights of the lake is the view of a pyramid shaped peak standing alongside the reservoir. Tourists visit the lake for witnessing the beauty of nature on the Agumbe and Sringeri Hills during sunrise and sunset. Second biggest lake in Karnataka, it was developed in the 12th century with the objective to maintain

Sharadamba Temple   Chikkamagaluru

Sharadamba Temple, constructed in the modern Dravidian style of architecture, is one of the most popular worship places of the Chikmagalur district. The temple features gopuram at the entrance along with broad covered pavement for pradakshina. It is dedicated to the Goddess Sharada Parameswari, Goddess of Knowledge and houses a deity image. The temple is believed to be built during Adi Shankaracharyas period. It is believed that it had a deity image of the goddess at that time made out of san

Mahatama Gandhi Park.   Chikkamagaluru

Mahatama Gandhi Park, also known as Rathnagiri Bore, is located to the north of the town. The nature park along with the site of Mullayanagiri in the back drop was previously an open forest. The park was later converted into a beautiful garden, designed with pavements and lawns. This park has two entry points, one for walkers and the other for vehicles. Moreover, the park has a wide suite of contrasting hued flowers and ornamental plants. Among other highlighting attractions of the park are t

Hanumana Gundi Falls   Chikkamagaluru

Hanumana Gundi Falls is situated in Kemmangundi National Park between Kudremukh Road and Lakya Dam. The site featuring this beautiful waterfall is a popular hiking spot. The 100 ft waterfall can be accessed from 400 steps that are climbed down from the main road to reach the site. Hanumana Gundi Falls is managed and maintained by forest department of the state government. Visitors can indulge in exploring and hiking activities in the region along with witnessing the beautiful waterfalls.

Manikyadhara Falls   Chikkamagaluru

Manikyadhara Falls, located in proximity to Baba Budan Giri Hills, is a favourite tourist site. Apart from a sightseeing spot, the waterfall is also revered by both Muslims and Hindus alike. Situated in the midst of the Shola Forest, the fall flows throughout the year. Location of the Manikyadhara Falls also offers an opportunity for witnessing beautiful surroundings and greenery on the hills. Manikyadhara, meaning a string of pearls is also associated with a legend. According to the natives,