Most Asked Questions on Chikmagalur
Chikmagalur can be visited throughout the year, however, the best time to visit Chikmagalur is from October to June. This is also the time for trekking, hiking, sightseeing and outdoor activities. Summer is the busiest season in Chikmagalur and often hotels run full and tourist places are crowded. During monsoon, Chikmagalur may witness heavy rains and often the road to Mullayanagiri is closed in rainy season.
Chikmagalur usually requires around 3 days to visit the most important attractions. There are several nice places to visit around Chikmagalur like Sringeri, Kemmanagundi, Bhadra Sanctuary which usually take additional one day each.
Budget of Chikmagalur trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Chikmagalur tour packages offered by Trawell.in start from as low as INR 5900 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 8150 per person for 3D/2N vacation.
Ensure to cover most important places to visit in Chikmagalur like Mullayanagiri, Baba Budan Giri, Coffee Estates, Jhari Falls, Ayyanakere Lake, etc. The famous hoysala temples of Belur & Halebidu are on the way to Chikamgalur from Bangalore and can be visited spending an extra day. Chikmagalur is also famous as one of the largest coffee producing region in India and the district is dotted with hundreds of coffee estates.
Chikmagalur is very famous for Coffee and buying local made of Coffee powder is a great idea. Chikmagalur is also well know for spices like cardamom and black pepper, etc, You can get these spices at low prices in Chikmagalur if you bargain a bit.