Top 5 Trekking Destination around Chikmagalur

When it comes to adventure, I bet trekking is one of the best and adrenaline pumping activity which definitely crosses your mind and you start imagining about the open cloud and rocks. Trekking is best enjoyed in few of the places which offers great scenic beauty of nature. Rivers, rocky terrains, lush green environment which makes trekking more adventurous. If you are an adventure lover and searching for the best destination where you can trek next time then I will recommend you an amazing place – Chikmagalur is the lust green destination which is approx. 250 kilometers from Bangalore.

Chikmagalur is located in the foothills of Mullayangiri. The mesmerizing view of clouds stirring and passing the hilltops leaving behind the clear dew droplets sparkling on the lush green environment is enough to come out of stress and refresh your mind, body and soul. It is also known as a land of coffee estate for its coffee plantations, which is also a reason to attract local and foreigner tourists. The waterfalls and breath taking surroundings of Chikamaglur makes it one of the best trekking spots in India.

And not only that, Chikmaglur is close to many such natural places which are also famous for adventure activities.  Trekking in chikamaglur is always special as it has many waterfalls like Hebbe Falls, Kalhatti Falls, Kemmanagundi and Kudremukh which surely going to make you lost in its natural beauty.

There are many trekking trails in Chikmaglur which will not let you deny to visit this place

Mullayanagiri Trek

Trekking in Mullayanagiri

Mullayangiri is known as the highest peak in Karnataka. It is located in Baba Budan Giri range of Chikamaglur at an altitude of 6330 feet above the sea level, 20 kilometres from chikmaglur. Buses are easily available for here from foothills of chikmaglur. There are three caves in Mullayangiri which contains idols and tombs of three siddhas. The base point for trek is Sarpdhari trek which is a huge surrounding of green hills and lovely landscapes which makes the trekking more enjoyable. The trek way is approx. 12 kilometres long. There is a temple on the way to the trekking peak named as Sitalayanagiri temple. You can join us with your loved ones, teams or even family. Its great trail to visit in winter.

Kemmanagudi Trek

Trekking in Kemmanagundi


It is around 60 kilometres from chikamaglur which can take 120 minutes of drive. This hill station is situated at about 4700 feet above sea level and is a part of Bhadra Wild Life sanctuary. There are many small waterfalls on the trek way kemmangundi which makes the scenes mesmerizing and beautiful. It feels like heaven when you see the dense forest and coffee plantation in the trek route. The trekking peak has a z cross shape which is really a blessed moment to stay there.

Sakleshpur Trek

Trekking in Sakleshpur

This beautiful trek of south India is approximately 60 kilometres far from chikamaglur. On the way to trek you will see a lot of waterfalls and tunnels. This trek is also known as Sakleshpur railway trek because of its near railway station. The rail girder bridge comes between Sakleshpur railway station and Yedakumari  railway station.

Kumara Parvatha trek

Trekking in Kumaraparvatha

Well it’s more challenging as this trek is considered as the toughest trek in Karnataka. The trekking elevation varies from 45-60 degrees in between. The good thing is that it is one of the most beautiful and scenic trek. The waterfalls and dense forests en route make it more beautiful. The trek is about 120 kilometres from Chikamaglur.

Kudremukh Trek

Trekking in Kudremukh

It is 100 kilometres from chikamaglur and it is the third highest peak in chikamaglur. You can use your private vehicles here for trekking. This place is generally not preferred for trekking because of its location, but if you are a trekking fan, you can definitely try this place for trekking. This trek is a part of Kudremukh national park so camping and trekking in the reserve forest is not allowed at night.


The thing about trekking is you cannot go solo unless and until you are a professional adventure guy who has all the skills and training for surviving in those tough conditions. It is always a group or team who performs trekking under the guidance of professional. If you are in Bangalore, you can visit us. Let’s discuss with a cup of coffee. There are many agencies but one of the best and affordable is Adventure Nest.

Adventure Nest is the best adventure company in Bangalore. We have expertise to conduct all the adventurous activities like trekking, river rafting, kayaking, zip line, paint ball, chimney climbing, water zorbing, and many more which you can wish to do around Bangalore.

Trekking is one of the main activities we conduct for our adventure guests on a regular basis. We know the conditions, locality, languages, comforts and necessities that a trekker requires while trekking. The best thing is our team, which is so dedicated and passionate for their work. They are well trained and certifies, rich in their skills.

In Chikmaglur, we have made all the facilities available to make you feel comfortable and happy. Accommodation, transportation, food, trekking site camps, safety measures and precautions- everything is taken care by us. You need not to worry about anything.

Adventure Nest has varieties of custom trekking packages which is pre-ready to match your work schedule and suits your budget.

From picking you up and dropping you back, your safety, comfort, enjoyment, happiness, food and accommodation are our responsibility. You just need to pack your bags and come out from your home with us to enjoy the trekking in Chikamaglur. Book our packages now!!!! We have exclusive offers.

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