Chikkamagaluru is a town located in the Chikkamagaluru district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Located in the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range.
Chikmagalur is situated in south western part of Karnataka. Carved against a mountainous canvas this beautiful Malnad district is full of surprises... lofty peaks... delightful dales... racing rivers... sparkling streams... captivating cascades... and the bracing mountain air - a balm to the work-weary. Climb high above the world where the mountains seem to touch the sky. Marvel at the unspoilt beauty of the snow-white coffee blossoms. To add adventure to enchantment this hilly district has some exciting trekking routes in the Western Ghats.
In Chickmagalur district, the major commercial crop is coffee. Other commercial crops are Pepper, Cashew nuts etc.. mullain giri, the highest peak in Karnataka (viz., 6,317 feet high from Sea Level) is 12 Kms away from Chickmagalur. Number of rivers originates from the hills of Chickmagalur district and flow in all the seasons. Rivers such as, Bhadra, Tunga, Hemavathi, Netravathi & Vedavathi. Several minerals are found in the district such as iron, magnetite, granite etc., major iron ore company in Asia is located at Kudremukha in Mudigere taluk of Chickmagalur district.The Serai @ Chikmagalur is one of the most famous & luxurious resorts in South India. Home stays in Chikmagalur are popular options for tourists to stay. The Gateway hotel from TAJ Hotels is another popular & upmarket hotel in Chikmagalur. Resorts in Chikmagalur caters to from the rich to budget conscious tourists.
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how to reach
By Rail : Stations available near chickmangalur is kadur which is connected with Banglore,Chennai,Mangalore and many other cities from all parts of the country.
Distances From Banglore:
Bangalore: 25 km
Mangalore: 138 km
Mysore: 118 km
By Air : Bangalore International Airport is the major airport nearby. Bangalore is about 250 km away from Bangalore and it is 4 Hour drive from Bangalore. Bangalore is well connected to most of the major airports in India and abroad.