Places To Visit In Chikmagalur | Chikmagalur Tourism | Karnataka Tourism
Places To Visit In Chikmagalur are provided below. Before planning your trip to Chikmagalur consider the below places to explore the real beauty of Chikmagalur. Hope that our collection will fulfill your travel requirements. Chikmagalur is a district in Karnataka attract the lakhs of tourists with its natural beauty and pleasant weather.
Top Attractions And Places To Visit In Chikmagalur:
Amruthapura has the famous temple named Amruteshvara temple. It is located in the village of Amruthapura, Chikmagalur district, Karnataka. The temple was built by Dandanayaka under Hoysala King Veera Ballala II. The architecture of the temple resembles Hoysala architecture. The whole temple is built using black soapstone which is carried from a small hill named Annegudda.
Kudremukh peak is the major tourist attraction in Chikmagalur district. The name Kudremukha literally means ‘Horse-Face.’ It is a small hill station and also the second highest peak in Karnataka after Mullayangiri. The place contains the pleasant weather conditions throughout the year. Moreover, the hill station offers the panoramic views, wildlife watching, National park, beautiful landscapes, lush greenery, dense forests, three rivers such as Bhadra, Nehravati, and Tunga, and trekking opportunities. The best time to visit this hill station is during the months of January, February, October, November, and December. During this time of the year, you could explore the real beauty of Kudremukh.
Sringeri is also called Shringeri. Sringeri is the famous pilgrim center for Hindus which is situated on the banks of the river Tunga. The temple has a historical and religious importance.
Hebbe waterfalls are one of the star attractions for visitors. These waterfalls are inside the coffee estate. Here one could spot the Big falls as well as small falls. However, waterfalls gushing down is treat to watch. One could reach the Hebbe falls with all modes of transport such as airways roadways and railways.
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary:
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is a tiger reserve. It is also one of the tourist destinations in Chikmagalur. Visitors could spot the wide range of flora and fauna. Some of the flora include crepemyrtle (lanceolata), kadam, thaasal, simpoh, teak, kindal, Indian-laurel, rosewood, Indian kino tree, white teak, fig tree, mangosteen, Kydia calycina, indigo, toddy palm, and Ceylon oak.
Some of the fauna such as elephant, gaur, sloth bear, wild boar, black leopard, jungle cat, jackal, wild dog, sambar, spotted deer, barking deer, mouse deer, common langur, bonnet macaque, slender loris, small Indian civet, common palm civet, pangolin, and porcupine.