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Chikmagalur Travel Guide

Famous for its coffee plantations and referred to as the land of coffee -- Chikmagalur is a small picturesque town in the south western part of the Indian state of Karnataka. Snuggled in the Baba Budan hills, Chikmagalur, initially known as Chikkamagaluru, is full of charming surprises with lush green hills, valleys, gushing waterfalls, clear streams and aromatic coffee blossoms. The town literally means the town of the younger daughter in the native Kannada language.

A trekker’s delight and a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise, Chikmagalur is just 250km from Bangalore. And with numerous shrines sprinkled around the town, Chikmagalur is a pilgrimage destination as well.

So travel to Chikmagalur and get wooed by its various moods through different seasons.

Chikamagalur in Kannada language literally means the town of the younger daughter.

Chikmagalur is the birth place of coffee in India and hence when in the city don’t forget to grab your cuppa. You can choose and take your pick from various flavours of coffee available.

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