Top 5 treks around Chikmagalur, Karnataka

Trekking in Chikmagalur is famous because Chikmagalur is in the heart of the famous trekking spots in Karnataka. Also, most of the trekking in Chikmagalur happen within 100 Km of the town.  Here is the list of top five trekking spots in western Ghats around Chikmagalur district of Karnataka in south India.

Here is the list of top five trekking spots in western Ghats around Chikmagalur district of Karnataka in south India.

1. Mullayanagiri trek, Chikmagalur:

Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka. One can reach Mullayanagiri peak top by vehicle or one can also trek to Mullayanagiri peak from down via “Sarpadhari trail”. From Mullayanagiri the trek goes to Bababudangiri hills range ending at Manikhyadhara waterfalls.

Mullayanagiri peak is almost 20 kms from Chikmagalur town. The whole trek is around 12 kms involves walking at the ridge from Mullayanagiri to Bababudangiri. Here is the complete Mullayanagiri to Bababudangiri trek guide

Western Ghats clouds

2. Kemmangundi trek, Chikmagalur:

kemmagundi trek is around 60 kms from Chikmagalur or around 2 hours of drive. kemmangundi is a part of Bhadra wildlife sanctuary in Chikmagalur district. Apart from the trek to famous Z-point, Kemmangundi is also known for small waterfalls on the way and house stays. Here is the complete Kemmangundi trekking guide, Chikmagalur

Mullayanagiri to Bababudangiri trek

3. Sakleshpur railway trek:

 Sakleshpur railway trek is one of the most beautiful treks in south India. It is one of the most famous treks around Chikmagalur district. Though a district in itself, Sakleshpur is situated almost 60 kms from Chikmagalur. The railway trek start from Sakleshpur railway station along the railway line to Yedakumari railway station. There are

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There are a lot of waterfalls, rail girder bridge, and tunnels along the 20 km of trekking. Though Sakleshpur railway trek is banned, however, people still go there. Here is the complete guide of Sakleshpur- the green route railway trek

Sakleshpur railway trek

4. Kumara Parvatha trek:

Kumara parvatha trek is said to be the toughest trek in Karnataka. It is also one of the famous treks around Chikmagalur. Kumara Parvatha trek begins from Subrahmanya town which is around 120 km from Chikmagalur.Kumara Parvatha trek is one of the most beautiful, toughest and scenic treks in South India. Know the

Kumara Parvatha trek is one of the most beautiful, toughest and scenic treks in South India. Know the complete Kumara Parvatha trek guide.

Sunrise from Shesha Parvatha on Kumara Parvatha trek

5. Kudremukh trek:

Kudremukh trek is situated around 100 km from Chikmagalur town in Karnataka. Though one of the famous but still not many people attempt this trek, the reason being its location. However, this should be on to do list for treks. Know here the complete Kudremukh trek.

Kudremukh trek

6. Agumbe Ghat or Narasimha Parvatha trek:

Agumbe ghat trek also known as Narasimha parvatha trek is one of most popular among trekkers in South india because of its dense forest, snakes, and wildlife. It is also one of the famous treks around Chikmagalur. Agumbe trek starts from a point called

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Agumbe trek starts from a point called Kigga which is around 90 kms from Chikmagalur district in Karnataka. Here is the complete guide about Agumbe trek.

Narsimha Parvatha Agumbe Trek

 7. Kurinjal Trek:

Lying in the Kudremukh national park, Kurinjal trek is another famous trek which is situated around 90 Km from Chikmagalur. Kurinjal trek is around 7 Km one side and it takes around four hours to reach the top and another three hours to come down. The Kurinjal trek can be covered in a single day.

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