Chikmagalur is a town located in the Chikmagalur district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The town, which is located in the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range, is known for its favourable climate and its coffee estates, which attract tourists from around the state.

Situated at an elevation of 1,090 metres above sea level, Chikmagalur is home to the Yagachi River source, which flows to the south-east of the town.

Things to do

• Belur & Halebidu are a 1.5 hour journey from the centre of Chikmagalur.

• The Mullayanagiri mountains are a 1 hour journey from the centre of town.

• The Baba Budan Giri mountain is a 1.5 hour journey from the centre of town.

• Trekking.

• Kemmangundi is a 2 hour journey from the centre of town.