Hello Hyderabadi travelers!
Presenting a fun-filled weekend to Chikmagalur with Jeep ride to the highest peak of Karnataka – Mullayannagiri, a dip in the Buttermilk waterfalls, a Coffee Estate homestay, easy trekking to Bandekallu Gudda, good food and a lot of socializing.
The coffee land of Karnataka, Chikmagalur located at a distance of 250 Km from Bangalore is famous for its elegant hills and enchanting views, along with its aromatic coffee. Apart from being scenic, Chikmagalur is also a paradise for the trekking lovers who love to explore high mountains surrounded by rainforests. Bababudangiri mountain range offers spectacular landscapes of the Western Ghats with deep sudden dips. While monsoons fill the landscapes with misty clouds, drier months present cool breezes and peaceful sunsets.
On Day 1, we will start early morning from Bangalore, have breakfast en route and take a pit stop at Yagachi Backwaters before reaching our Coffee estate stay. We will then head to beautiful Hirekolale Lake, and back to homestay an eventful evening amidst very pretty looking coffee estate. Time permits, we will even go for an offbeat trek to a place named Bandekallu hill.
On Day 2 we shall go We will then move to Bababudangiri hills where the scenery is as pretty as it can get. After spending some time relaxing at the hills, we will go on a shared jeep ride to Mullayannagiri peak standing at 1930 meters above sea level. There is a temple at the top from where we get a panoramic view of surrounding valleys. High altitude of this mountain attracts heavy winds with enchanting views.
We will then head to Buttermilk waterfalls. As the name suggests, water dripping from the boulders is almost as white as buttermilk. We shall take shower, take numerous pics.
Altogether, Chikmagalur trekking & coffee estate camping experience is a fulfilling experience for those who crave long, relaxing weekend.
Highlights of the Chikmagalur Trip:
- Coffee Estate Stay Experience
- Highest peak of Karnataka – Mullayannagiri
- Buttermilk waterfalls dip
- Bababudangiri Hills
- Yagachi Backwaters
- Hirekolale Lake
- Princess statue of Chikmagalur
- Offbeat Bandekallu hill (Easy Trek)
- Campfire with group activities 😍
- Lot’s of masti and lot’s of fun
- Comfortable Sleeper or AC journey between Hyderabad <> Bangalore