If you are wanderlust and love to walk along the rocky cliffs, drinking in the pristine beauty of the surroundings, enjoying the whiff of cool breeze and reveling in the beauty of the resplendent valley below then Chikmagalur should show up in your next vacation agenda. A small quaint town situated in the southwestern parts of Karnataka amidst the Baba Budan Hills, Chikmagalur Hill Station karnataka is full of scenic surprises. Located at a height of 1900 meters, Chikmagalur fascinates one with its looming mountains, captivating cascades, silver streams and verdant valleys.
Chikmagalur hill station is a trekkers delight. The rugged mountain trails, the snow-white coffee blossoms and the silent mountain streams are enough for any trekker to aim for higher feats. Many rivers originate from the Chickmagalur hills. Rivers such as, Bhadra, Tunga, Hemavathi, Netravathi and Vedavathi flow in all seasons.
This serene hill station has beautiful monuments; the Kondadarama Temple exhibits a beautiful blend of Hoysala and Dravidian styles of architecture, the Jamia Mosque and the St. Joseph's Cathedral are fascinating too. An ancient fort is also situated amidst the mountains.