Which is the best place to visit in Chikmagalur?
It is an ideal place for nature enthusiasts where they get a chance to rest amidst the alluring beauty of nature, away from the bustling city life. Kudremukh is one of the most romantic places to visit in Chikmagalur for couples. Location: Mudigere Taluk Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka, India
Which is the highest peak in Chikmagalur Karnataka?
Mullayanagiri is the highest peak of Karnataka known for its peaceful ambience and nature’s raw beauty. Part of the Baba Budangiri Ranges, it is a famous trekking point from Chikmagalur. Mountain biking is also available here.
What kind of animals are in Chikmagalur National Park?
Grevillea Robusta is yet another flora species found in good numbers in the park. There is no dearth of wildlife too. The park is a complete jungle. Along with tigers, there are several other wild animals such as leopards, bears and gaurs. There are enough numbers of barking deer here.
Are there any inter state travel ban in Chikmagalur?
Chikmagalur has eliminated intra-state and inter-state travel ban and has opened its doors for all tourists. Read more. Bookings accepted for The Golden Chariot Updated: 04 Sep 2020. The Golden Chariot, a luxury tourist train operated by IRCTC and Karnataka,has started accepting bookings.
Chikmagalur is surrounded by Scenic places. Don’t miss Giridarshini a small hill station just 6km from the city on the Mangalore road. The view of the city can be obtained from the top of Mahatma Gandhi Park (also called Rathnagiri hill). The way from Kaimara to Kemmannagundi is heavenly.
Which is the district headquarters of Chikmagalur district?
Chikmagalur, the headquarters of Chikmagalur district, is 251 kilometres (156 mi) from the state capital of Bangalore, and is surrounded by the Chandra Drona hills and dense forests. The district is between 12° 54´ 42´´ and 13° 53´ 53´´ North latitude and between 75° 04´ 46´´ and 76° 21´ 50´´ east longitude.
How did the city Chikka Magaluru get its name?
Chikmagalur (Chikka-magaluru) gets its name from “Younger” (meaning Chikka) “Daughter” (Magalu) “City” (Ooru). It is said to have been given as a dowry to the younger daughter of Rukmangada, the legendary chief of Sakrepatna.
How long is the drive from Chikmaglur to Hebbe Falls?
The distance from Chikmaglur to Kemmanagundi is only 57 km away but the road is pretty bad so it takes about 2.5-3 hours to reach there. To visit Hebbe falls from there you have to take a local jeep as the road is much worse from Kemmanagundi to Hebbe falls and it takes whole of 3hr to complete a return trip.