Best Things To Do in Chikmagalur, India

Whether you're visiting Chikmagalur for a few days or are a localite, Chikmagalur is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Chikmagalur. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Chikmagalur. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Chikmagalur. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Chikmagalur keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Chikmagalur listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

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Tourist Attractions in Chikmagalur

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Chikmagalur that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 1516 itineraries
    Mullayanagiri

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Mountain

    Address: Mullayanagiri, Chickmagaluru, Karnataka 577101

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka, India with a towering height of 6330 feet This panoramic hilltop is nestled in the eastern region of Chandra Drona range of Western Ghats, and flanked b...Read more

  2. #2 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 1235 itineraries
    Baba Bundangiri

    Tags: Religious Site, Cave, Mountain, Trail

    Address: Nagenahalli, Karnataka 577137

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Baba Bundangiri is yet another mesmerizing range nested in the Western Ghats of Chikamalagur district. This place was named after Baba Bundan, a holy Sufi saint whose shrine is established here. The s...Read more

  3. #3 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 692 itineraries
    Sringeri Sharada Peetham

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, River, Nature

    Address: Chickmagalur District, Sringeri, Karnataka 577139

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Sringeri Mutt is a venerated spiritual abode commemorating the hermitage of Rishi Vibhandaka, the famous revered sage and his son, Rishyashringa. Adi Shankaracharya, the pioneer theologian o...Read more

  4. #4 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 955 itineraries
    Hebbe Falls

    Tags: Mountain, Water Body, Waterfall, Hiking Trail

    Address: Kesavinamane, Karnataka 577131

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Hebbe Falls emanates from the well-known Kemmangundi Hill station of Karnataka. This forceful rapid cascading down the hills from the height of 551 ft is a breathtaking sight for the tourists. This en...Read more

  5. #5 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 1033 itineraries
    Kalhatti Falls

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Water Body

    Address: Chikmagalur, Karnataka 577129

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This sensational cascade is situated at Kalhattipura in Chikmalagur district of Karnataka, almost 10 kilometers from Kemmangundi hill station. The waterfalls, falling from the crest of Chandra Drona h...Read more

  6. #6 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 405 itineraries
    Kalasa

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Town, Architecture

    Address: Kalasa, Karnataka 577124

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Kalasa, the revered temple town enshrining Lord Shiva is a special attraction for devotee pilgrims, who travel to this blessed land on the banks of the mighty Bhadra River. This place also has a speci...Read more

  7. #7 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 458 itineraries
    Hanuman Gundi Falls

    Tags: Outdoors, Water Body, Waterfall, Hiking Trail

    Address: Kalasa Main Rd, Sheerlu, Karnataka 577142

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Hanuman Gundi Falls in Chikalamagur is a spellbinding cascade that falls from a height of 22 meters, weaving a captivating sight around itself. It is believed that Sanjeevani Hill was located here and...Read more

  8. #8 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 317 itineraries
    Kudremukh

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Mountain, National Park

    Address: Chikamagalur, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Kundremukh, which literally means horse shape, derives its name from the unique horse shape pattern discernible in the side view of the mountain. Kundremukh National Park is one of the largest sanctua...Read more

  9. #9 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 149 itineraries
    Gangamoola Hill

    Tags: View Point, River, Hill, Nature

    Address: Chikmagalur, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Gangamoola Hills is one of the scenic ranges from the hilly chain of Western Ghats of Chikamalagur district. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Located 1458 meters above the sea level, it is ble...Read more

  10. #10 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 40 itineraries
    Lakya Dam

    Tags: Outdoors, Waterfront, View Point, Picnic Spot

    Address: Chikmagalur, Karnataka

    Timings: 04:30 pm - 05:30 pm Details

    Anchored against a beautiful hilly backdrop of Kundremukh ranges and Lakya river, Lakya dam is the perfect site for facilitating family outings and picnics. This dam extends over an area of 572 hectre...Read more

  11. #11 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 275 itineraries
    Madagadakere Lake

    Tags: Outdoors, Off Beaten Path, Water Body, View Point

    Address: Madagadakere, Karnataka 577137

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Madagadakere Lake is one of the largest lakes situated in a small ethnic village of Yemmedoddi, near Shivgiri forest in Chikamagalur, India. It is a calm and serene water body where the tourists ...Read more

  12. #12 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 96 itineraries
    Jamalabad Fort

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Adventure, Fort

    Address: Jamalabad Village, Chikamagalur, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Jamalabad fort was erected by the legendary Tiger of Mysore, Tipu Sultan. Entrenched in the hills of Kundremukh, this fortified structure was built 1700 ft above sea level, out of a massive granite mo...Read more

  13. #13 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 115 itineraries
    Annapurneshwari Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Srikshetra Horandu, Mudigere-Taluk, Chikmagalur district, Pincode - 577181

    Timings: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Amidst in the picturesque beauty of Horanadu, Annapoorneshwari Temple is considered to be one of the most important religious sites for the people of Karnataka. It is said to be the ancient temple of ...Read more

  14. #14 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 151 itineraries
    Kemmangundi

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, View Point, Hill

    Address: Kemmannugundi, Manchethevaru, Karnataka 577129

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    In the midst of the exquisite beauty of Baba Budan range, Kemmangundi or K.R. Hills is located. This range received the name K.R. Hills after the ruler of Wodeyar, KrishnaragaWodeyar made this hill st...Read more

  15. #15 of 49 Things To Do in Chikmagalur
    - Used in 132 itineraries
    Veera Narayana Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Belavadi, Chikmagalur, Karnataka - 570018

    Located in Belavadi village, Veera Narayan Temple is considered as one of the finest examples of unique Indian architectural design. Built in the 13th century, the architectural structure of this temp...Read more