Weekend Trip to Chikmagalur, Karnataka
- Hill Station
Summer 21 to 35°C
Winter 14 to 32°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 244 kilometers / 3 h ,42 m
Best Time To Visit
Situated in the southwestern part of the Karnataka state, Chikmagalur is one of the most scenic places, an amazing weekend destination from Bangalore. Lying in the Baba Budan hills, this hill station boasts of pleasant climate, lush surroundings, picturesque locations, gushing streams, serene environment, beautiful waterfalls and floral valleys. Dotted with a number of tourist attractions, Chikmagalur in local language translates to “the town of the younger daughter” because of its mythological connection. During your visit to his beautiful hill town, visit the attractions spread all around, treat your eyes to the natural beauty and spend a memorable on the relaxing ambiance.
How to Reach Chikmagalur
There are no direct trains from Bangalore to Chikmagalur. Nevertheless, you can board a train from Bangalore to the Kadur railway station that is the nearest railway station to Chikmagalur. Kadur railway station is around 45 minutes from the Chikmagalur city centre for which you can either rent a cab, an auto-rickshaw or a local bus.
You can hire a cab from Bangalore to Chikmagalur, an extremely comfortable option. Although, there is also an option of taking a direct bus from Bangalore to Chikmagalur.