Belur

The historic town Belur, one of the monuments of Karnataka, is beautifully set on banks of Yagachi river, amidst lush surroundings, in Hassan district of Karnataka. It was formerly known as Velapuri and was chosen as the alternate capital city by the Hoysala’s after the ransacking and destruction of their then capital Dwarasumudra (now known […]

Sringeri

Sri Parsawanath Tirthankara Jain Temple Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple Sringeri Sharada Peetha Sringeri Mutt Shri Jagadguru Badari Shankaracharya Samsthanam Sharada Temple Sri Parsawanath Tirthankara Jain Temple Kere Anjaneya Temple Torana Ganapati Temple

Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

The district with dense tropical evergreen forests interspersed with lush grassy slopes is endowed with a rich and varied fauna, abundantly seen at the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, 38 kms north – west of Chickmagalur town. The sanctuary surrounded by hills has the tributaries of the Bhadra river flowing through it. The western border of the […]

Coffee Museum

Coffee Museum offers an interesting insight into the coffee business, from bean to brew. Their excellent documentary on the origins and growth of coffee in the region is worth sitting through. Coffee Museum is an interesting place and a must-visit for everyone who are traveling to Chikmagalur. The coffee quality evaluation and training center is […]

Kudremukh

Kadambi Falls Lakya Dam Hanumangundi Falls Gangamoola Hill This ‘World Heritage Site’ is the point of origin of three rivers – Netra, Tunga and Bhadra. To arrive at Ganga Moola (also called Varaha Parvata), one has to cover a distance of 32 km on Kudremukh, by driving. Hereafter, the Kudremukh forest authority grants permission to […]

Chikmagalur Golf Club

Lush green hills surround Chikmagalur (1, 434 mts) and blend into Western Ghats. This is where the famed Indian Coffee originated, where the highest peak Mulaiyanagiri (1,925mts) in Karnataka nestles cosily with Babubudanagiri hills. A constant clamour by visitors, who have fallen head over heels for Chikmagalur Golf Club, has been for a place to […]

Horanadu Sri Annapoorneshwari Temple

“Sri kshetra Horanadu” is situated on the banks of river Bhadra in a remote corner of Chikkamagaluru dist, Karnataka, surrounded by the natural vegetation, forest, green lands, and natural beauty of the Western Ghats. The great deity of Adishakthyathmaka Sri Annapoorneshwari’s Prathistapana was done by his holiness Agasthya Maharishi several centuries back. The hereditary Dharmakartharu […]

Kalhatti Falls

Kalhatti Falls or Kalahasti Falls is located at Kallattipura (kallathigiri) in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka, India. The waterfall is 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) away from Kemmangundi hill station. It offers an excellent view of the cascading water from the Chandra Drona Hill from 122 meters (400 ft) above in front of the Veerabhadreshwara Temple dedicated […]

Hebbe Falls

Hebbe falls is one of the most picturesque tourist destinations of Chikmagalur district. Hebbe Falls is located about 8 km from the picturesque hill station Kemmangundi, a summer retreat of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV. Hebbe Falls is surrounded by dense forests and coffee plantations, Hebbe Falls gushes down from a height of 168 meters in two […]

Kemmanagundi

Kemmannugundi is a hill station in Chikmagalur district in the state of Karnataka, India. Kemmannugundi (or Kemmannagundi) derives its name from three Kannada words – Kempu (red), mannu (soil) and gundi (pit) and means a place with red soil. It is 1434m above sea level. This was the summer retreat of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV and […]