Why take a weekend getaway to Chikmagalur?
Are you planning a quick weekend outing? Chikmagalur is an alluring spot and is the perfect weekend getaway.
With majestic waterfalls, lush green mountains, aromatic coffee plantations, cool climate, it is one of the natural wonders found in the Western Ghats. If you are unsure of the reasons why you need to visit this beauty, then continue reading.
Here are the top reasons why Chikmagalur should be on your travel list.
Heaven for nature lovers:
Located against the backdrop of serene mountains and hill ranges, Chikmagalur is at an altitude of 3,400 feet. This fascinating hill station with a pleasant atmosphere is perfectly nestled away from the noisy, busy city life, thus offering you the perfect escape into nature to unwind and relax.
Rich culture & history:
Did you know that Chikmagalur, when translated, is called the ‘Town of Young Daughters?’ There is an incredible historic tale associated with the land of Chikmagalur as the area is believed to be given as a dowry by the Chief of Sakrepatna named Rukmangada, during the marriage of his younger daughter. Just like this, there are other folkloric tales about this holy land. When you acquaint yourself with these traditions, your gain a new perspective on a place.
Birthplace of coffee:
It is believed by the locals of Chikmagalur that the coffee seeds in the town were first sown and bought by a Muslim saint from Yemen. Chikmagalur is the prime farmland of coffee and is dated back to the British Empire when they would use this for trade. Now, you can stroll down the luscious coffee plantations and inhale the soothing aroma of the fresh cocoa beans. There are many local cafes serving authentic local coffee and if you are a true coffee lover, then do visit the Coffee Museum.
Trekker’s ultimate destination:
Chikmagalur district is situated at one of Karnataka’s tallest peaks, known for its captivating views and trekking activities. You can visit Mullayangiri, Kemmanagundi and Baba Bundangiri. You can start your trek very early to catch the mesmerizing views of the sunrise.
Home to many popular homestays:
Finding a place to stay here is a piece of cake thanks to our online portal which offers you an exclusive list of popular accommodations especially homestays that offer both comfort and luxury. You will get the awesome experience of living with a local family and get a glimpse into their daily activities. You will also taste authentic Malnad food and enjoy other facilities.
Foundation is Religion:
Chikmagalur is one of the holy lands of Karnataka with various cultures, traditions, and spirituality. There are several temples located here which are worth adding to your sightseeing list.
So, this week, take the time to make a weekend plan for yourself. As you can see, Chikmagalur has something for everyone. Take a break from the chaotic city life, hit the roads, and spend some fun time this weekend away with your loved ones.
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