Karnataka Plantation Country
(2 nights) - Bhadra (2 nights)
- This is a classic short-break
that covers plantation region of Chikmagalur (3000-3500 ft asl laidback and off-beat in
character) and Bhadra Reservoir (50 kms from Chikmagalur and a wildlife /
nature centric experience). Both Destinations are renowned ex-Bangalore getaways and
therefore can be combined to make it into a relaxing / activity centric experience.
(3000-3500 ft asl) - Coffee plantations and forests combine to give a feel
that is a little different to Coorg. The area is less populated and
plantations are larger, surrounded with hills, forests and river
Trekking in the
mountains, Walking through the Coffee
Plantation, Bird Watching are popular
activities here. Guests can visit Halebid and Belur temples that are well
visited. Kemmanagundi hill station is also accessible from here.
Bhadra (3000-3500 ft
asl) - Set on Bhadra Reservoir, area is surrounded by forests that abound in
wildlife. Apart from jeep rides into the Bhadra Tiger Reserve Wildlife
Sanctuary, there are water based adventures such as sailing, kayaking, water
cycle, water trampoline, joy fishing on offer.
include guided trekking, island camping, bird watching, mountain biking,
rock climbing for children and star gazing. Visits to Tyverekoppa Lion and
Tiger Safari and to the Sakkrebyle Elephant camp are also options here .
Season to Visit - All round the year. Even during
monsoon it rains intermittently and can be a good experience if idea is to
enjoy a bit of rainfall as well.
Accommodation Options -
Chikmagalur Region - Bhadra