10 attractions you should visit in Chikkamagaluru - With photos & details

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Top 10 attractions to explore in Chikkamagaluru

It is a tourist's paradise containing hill stations and waterfalls.

Adhishakthyathmaka Sri Annapoorneshwari Temple HoranaduMudigere – Taluk, Chikamagalur – District, Hornadu, Karnataka 577181, India
Hindu Temples
Hill Stations

Situated on the banks of river Bhadra, surrounded by forest, this temple is dedicated to the goddess Annapoorneshwari. It is believed that the sage Agastya in 8th century established the icon of the goddess here.

Ayyana kereAyyana kere, Karnataka
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Viewpoints
Outdoors- Other

Ayyanakere lake is an ancient lake located at the eastern base of the Baba Budhan hills. This is the biggest lake in  Chikkamangluru district and second-largest in Karnataka.

Baba BudangiriBaba Budangiri, Karnataka 577137
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

One of the top places for trekking in Karnataka. This is a famous pilgrim site for both Hindus and Muslims and is often flocked by travellers.

Bandaje FallsValambra, Kishore, Kadivithwara Village, Belthangady, Karnataka 574214, India
Waterfalls
Viewpoints

Formed by a tributary of the Netravathi river, it falls from a rocky cliff and is about 200 feet tall. About ten kilometers of hiking is required to get near to this falls.

Bhadra Wildlife SanctuaryBehind Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tarikere, Lakkavalli, Karnataka 577115, India
1 Day Treks
Forests
Wildlife Sanctuaries

Covering a vast area of 490 sq kilometres which is surrounded by the hills of the western ghats on all sides

Hebbe WaterfallsChikkamagaluru District, Kesavinamane, Karnataka 577131, India
Waterfalls
Viewpoints
1 Day Treks

One of the most exotic waterfalls in Karnataka state which is housed in the beautiful Kemmangudi hill station

Kallathigiri FallsChikmagalur, Kallathgiri, Karnataka 577129, India
Waterfalls
Viewpoints
Hindu Temples
1 Day Treks

One of the panoramic tourist places in Chikmagalur surrounded by serene valleys and has a small temple of Veerabhadra.

Kudremukh PeakKudurekuha Jamly, Karnataka, India
Viewpoints
Grasslands
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks
Forests

The second highest peak in Karnataka. Kuduremukha literally means 'horse-face' (in Kannada) and refers to a particular picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse's face.

MullayanagiriMullayanagiri, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 577101, India
Viewpoints
Grasslands
Mountain Peaks

Mullayanagiri peak is located in the Baba budhan giri range of western ghats. It serves as the highest peak between Nilgiris and the Himalayas offering its visitors a relaxed environment.

Sirimane WaterfallsSirimane Falls Road, Yadadahalli, Karnataka 577139, India
Waterfalls

Cascading waterfalls & pools in dense forest surrounding with a height of about 40 feet. It is possible to get right to the bottom of the falls and enjoy the force. This is very safe place to swim & play in the water.

Map of attractions in Chikkamagaluru