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Chikmagarlur - Bhadra Break(3 Nights)

Mangalore, Chikmagalur, Bhadra, Mangalore

for Bird Watcher, Off-Beat Traveller, Getaway Seeker

Holiday Overview

Bhadra Reservoir
Around Chikmagalur
Around Chikmagalur
Around Chikmagalur
Around Chikmagalur
Typical Chikmagalur Homestay (Nivalink Trip Dated - 2 March 2010)
Mullayanagiri (Photo Courtesy: Sujaykulkarnisujay)
Manikyadhara Falls (photo courtesy: Sampigesrini)

Chikmagalur - Bhadra Break is a popular plantation getaway for guests offering a coffee plantation and reserve forest backdrop while offering a comprehensive nature centric experience.

Route

Chikmagalur(2) - Bhadra(1)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrrival at Chikmagular.
  • Day-2 In and around Chikmagalur
  • Day-3 Proceed to Bhadra. Evening Safari. Wildlife Film Show.
  • Day-4 Guide trekking and Boating in the morning before Departure..
Sightseeing Summary

Bhadra - Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary (1.00 kms)

Chikmagalur - Mullayanagiri (22.00 kms), Kemmanagundi Hills (50.00 kms), Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary (50.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Mangalore Departure - Mangalore
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Additional night in Bhadra is recommended for more relaxed itinerary where guests would be able to explore water based adventure activities.

Distances
  • Mangalore to Chikmagalur -152 kms (4 hrs)
  • Chikmagalur to Bhadra -75 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Bhadra to Mangalore -200 kms (5.5 hrs)
Route

Mangalore - Chikmagalur(2) - Bhadra(1) - Mangalore

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrrival at Chikmagular. Arrival at Mangalore and Proceed to Chikmagalur (160 kms - 4 hours). Chikmagalur is a renowned nature centric destination having Coffee Plantations and reserve forests around.

Day-2 In and around Chikmagalur Enjoy activities such as trekking and Coffee Plantation walks. Visit Mullayanagiri (highest Peak) and Kemmanagudi (Hill station and view point).

Day-3 Proceed to Bhadra. Evening Safari. Wildlife Film Show. Proceed to Bhadra (50 kms). Bhadra is lakeside destination set around Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary and offering an excellent nature centric experience to guests. Evening Safari at Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary followed by a Campfire - Barbecue and Wildlife Film show over dinner.

Day-4 Guide trekking and Boating in the morning before Departure.. Guide trekking and Boating in the morning. Depart for Mangalore (200 kms - 5 hours) for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Bhadra :

  • Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary - Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is situated about 50 kms from Chikmagalur and is one of the most scenic sanctuaries with a large reservoir in front. The sanctuary is home to Wide ranging wildlife, birdlife, butterflies and reptiles, therefore popular with nature centric getaway seeker and bird watchers.

Chikmagalur :

  • Mullayanagiri - Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka and is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. Mullayanagiri is a popular trekking route.

  • Kemmanagundi Hills - Kemmannugundi (4200 ft asl) (also known as Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station) is a hill station near Chikmagalur characterised by cascades, mountain streams and valleys views. Popular day visit ex-Chikmagalur.

  • Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary - Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is situated about 50 kms from Chikmagalur and is one of the most scenic sanctuaries with a large reservoir in front. The sanctuary is home to Wide ranging wildlife, birdlife, butterflies and reptiles, therefore popular with nature centric getaway seeker and bird watchers.

Destination Overview

Mangalore - Mangalore is a port and the largest town on coastal Karnataka it is the 2nd largest town in Karnataka. Mangalore is access point for Coastal Karnataka, Coorg, Chikmagalur, Hindu / Jain Pilgrimage and North Kerala.

Chikmagalur - Chikmangalur is a popular getaway and known for its Coffee and Spice Plantations

Bhadra - Bhadra sanctuary is a nature getaway at 200 kms inland from Mangalore and 300 km from Bangalore. Bhadra lies around the water reserve created around the Bhadra river dam

Access
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Distances
  • Mangalore to Chikmagalur -152 kms (4 hrs)
  • Chikmagalur to Bhadra -75 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Bhadra to Mangalore -200 kms (5.5 hrs)

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Travel Ideas incorporated in the itinerary

Chikmagalur Getaway

Chikmagalur (3500 ft asl) is an area renowned for Coffee plantations, activity centric resorts, more

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Distances
  • Mangalore to Chikmagalur -152 kms (4 hrs)
  • Chikmagalur to Bhadra -75 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Bhadra to Mangalore -200 kms (5.5 hrs)

Expert Speak

Chikmagalur is a hugely popular getaway for guests ex-Bangalore and ex-Mangalore. Plantation Bungalow stay is recommended for guests looking to experience a comprehensive plantation experience.

Expert Connect

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