5 Must visit Waterfalls in Chikmagalur
With several exotic attractions in Chikmagalur, there are so many beautiful waterfalls that will leave you awestruck and will make your trip an unforgettable experience. They are present amidst the luscious greenery, coffee plantations, lush green mountains, and hills. The best time to see these waterfalls with the full flow of water is from July to December. You can visit with families, friends, groups, and corporate teams who love adventures.
If you are wondering which are the best waterfalls in Chikmagalur, we have sorted it out for you. Here is a list of some of the waterfalls that you should explore
This two-tiered waterfall is accessible from its base to the top and drops from a 551-ft height amidst the coffee plantations. You need to pay a fee to reach the waterfall which will differ from season to season. You even have the option to hike inside the coffee estate which will give you mesmerizing views of the upper and lower waterfalls. Take out your phone and take some interesting shots of the lush green scenery and beauty of this marvellous waterfall.
Also known as Buttermilk Falls, this 328-ft high waterfall, makes you travel inside a private coffee estate to witness this beauty. Hiking through the forest is the best way to reach its base. There are also private jeeps to take you here and you can take a dip and flat around this large natural water body. If you would like to see this aquatic attraction, try to reach here early morning to see the glittering rainbow colour on the water droplets because the sun's rays directly hit the waterfalls.
This is one of the beautiful waterfalls with a Hindu temple adjacent to it. With a wonderful view, amid greenery, and rocky caves, this tourist spot is worth making a trip to. You can visit this temple, which is inside a cave and consists of stone carvings of Lord Shiva and Vishnu. You can reach the top of this waterfall by a thirty-minute hike.
Kallathigiri Falls offer something for both thrill seekers and nature lovers which is for those who wish to engage in some hiking and trekking. It is hard to miss the waterfall gushing on one side as you pass along the trekking trails which is nothing less than magical. These falls have a Hindu mythological significance which says that Agasthya, a great sage, chose this spot for his contemplation.
Locally it is called the Nellikai Theertham due to Hindu religious beliefs and is believed that taking a bath under this waterfall will heal many ailments. It is located in the Bababudangiri hills, which have an ample amount of mineral content. Take a dip and swim at the bottom which is such a relaxing experience.
Check these out on your next Chikmagalur trip and we guarantee these will be the perfect escape for you. Book your stay with us and go through our list of popular accommodations.