Chikmagalur needs no introduction. This pristine region in Karnataka holds a prominent place in the history of the state. A land known for its coffee production and vast acres of lush soothing greenery will definitely win your heart. A home away from home, the beautiful scenic vistas, warm and welcoming people make for lovely memories that never fade. Home to some not-to-miss tourist spots to luxurious resorts and homestays, this town has a rich history to back up its claim to fame. Chikmagalur in Kannada translates to “the younger daughter’s native”, was land given as dowry to the younger daughter of a legendary chief Rukmangada who ruled Sakrepatna. With rugged terrains and majestic mountains like Mullayanagari and Baba Budan that dot the skyline of this picturesque town, get ready for surprises that are like hidden treasures waiting to give you an amazing holiday experience like no other.
Java Rain, a sprawling and luxurious resort is located in this lovely town right at the foothills of Mullayanagiri mountain range is one of the best nature resorts in Karnataka. Build amidst an active coffee plantation and thick green cover, this resort takes the title of being the top-most luxurious resort in the region. With top-notch amenities and professional staff, you are assured of a great vacation from the moment you step in the resort. There is so much to see and do around this beautiful resort. The resort arranges, on special requests, trekkings, visits to the wildlife sanctuary, cycling tour with a professional guide in tow. For trekking, you have two options – Baba Budan and Mullayanagiri Hills. The former mountain range is also known for the shrine built for the Sufi saint Hazrat Dada Hayat Khalandar whereas the latter is the highest peak in Karnataka, standing tall at 2000 meters. Both these hills have something to those who seek adventure activities or a peace walk enjoying the most scenic beauty around. The cool breeze with breathtaking views makes it one of the best places to visit and a must-have in your itinerary.
Apart from these major attractions, Chikmagalur also has plenty of other natural wonders to keep you hooked on. Hebbe falls, Shanti waterfalls, Kalhatti waterfalls, and more along with Bhadra wildlife sanctuary and Kudremukha National Park are definitely on the not-to-miss list. Though trekking or hiking is often loved and preferred choice of activity, the range of exquisite souvenirs, handmade items and rich authentic coffee is enough to get you in the shopping spirit. A haven for coffee lovers, there are various kinds and types of beans you can take home.
This place has just about everything tourists seek. An undisturbed green landscape, beautiful scenic wonders, a mix of thrill and fun for the adventure seekers and an oasis of tranquillity to those seeking to spend some quiet time. And Java Rain resort, a beautiful resort near Bangalore, is your home away from home as you explore this amazing land and make memories that last a lifetime.