Bordered by Chandra Drona Hills, Chikkamagaluru is located in the southern part of Karnataka. Chikkamagaluru district lies in the Western Ghats and houses hill stations, temples, waterfalls, and a national park. Chikkamagaluru was the first place in India where coffee was grown, and the district also has the first Coffee Research Station of Asia. Chikkamagaluru was in fact the birthplace of Café Coffee Day. So, this peaceful land is a must-visit for caffeine devotees too. It is located at a distance of 243 kilometres from Bengaluru.
The homestays are the best and the most popular lodging options in Chikkamagaluru. Staying in a homestay is definitely an overwhelming and tranquil experience. These are mostly like cottages with sprawling gardens and spacious balconies set against the backdrop of Western Ghat Mountains. You can also find tree houses in Chikkamagaluru. Depending on your taste, both elaborate and minimalistic rooms are available in homestay accommodations. A number of these vacation rental properties provide delectable food and sumptuous drinks. Just staying here with stunning surroundings and great comfort, gives you a luxury of reading, writing, cooking, and experiencing the simple pleasures of life!
There are numerous places in Chikkamagaluru where you can find homestays. Some of those areas are:
Sringeri is a well-known area in Chikkamagaluru district, renowned for its temples and waterfalls. Homestays here are orbited by greenery, exotic trees and flowers, and wooden bridges in gardens. The vibrant rooms are commodious with just the right amount of furniture. Traditional meals also add to the homely experience of staying here! These homestays have generous walking areas, ideal for morning and evening strolls.
The price range of rooms in Sringeri is between Rs. 1800 to Rs. 8630.
An adventure lover and a wildlife buff should definitely visit Attigundi, which is a village. The place is in close proximity of Muthodi wildlife sanctuary. Muthodi is a dense wildlife sanctuary and there are many coffee estates amid the wilderness. Homestays here range from the vibrant to the rustic.
The price range of rooms in Attigundi is between Rs. 1960 to Rs. 14,895.
Coffee Plantations define Mudigere, and so those of you who are coffee-addicts must visit Mudigere. Mudigere is one of the most prominent places in Chikkamagaluru district, and can inspire a lot of activities such as cycling and hiking. The homestays in Mudigere offer a homely vibe and are characterized by impressive courtyards, muted living rooms, and rooms with views, potted plants, and ample space on the outside.
The price range of rooms in Mudigere is priced between Rs. 2070 to Rs. 25, 760.
The place which means, ‘The town of the younger daughter’ is nestled in lush green hills that are silhouetted against the azure sky and interspersed with cascading waterfalls Chikkamagaluru certainly takes you away from the monotony of daily life. The tourist-centric places in Chikkamagaluru are the Coffee Museum, Kallathigiri Falls, Hebbe Waterfalls, Shanti Falls, Sringeri Sharada Peetha, Sharadamba Temple, and Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. There are numerous muddy walking trails in Chikkamagaluru, which are bounded by dense greenery.