Chikmagalur Homestay Amid Coffee Plantation

For those you looking for more relaxed visit to Chikmagalur there are many homestays in Chikmagalur district run by traditional Malnad families that are more of coffee plantation, stays in Chikmagalur. Traditional families across Malnad regions of Chikmagalur grow coffee, tea, pepper and cardamom since 1850s. There are Coffee plantations with bungalows, houses or traditional […]

Sipping Old Monk Rum on a rainy day in Mudigere

I had taken an overnight Volvo bus from Mumbai to Mangalore. After freshening up at friends place in Mangalore, we headed to the hills just around 2 hours from Mangalore. Driving down from the coastal town of Mangalore via Charmadi Ghats, between the clouds, hairpin curves. The visibility of road was poor and high beam […]

Why stay in a homestay in Chikmagalur than a resort?

Chikmagalur is an emerging tourist destination in India. Known for its hills, Forests, Coffee plantation and spices. It is the largest coffee producer in India. Chikmagalur was unexplored and hidden destination compared to frequently visited destinations in India until recently when Homestay concept gained popularity after 2009. The advantage of staying in Homestay is you […]

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Forest stay in Chikmagalur

Forest stay in Chikmagalur is nothing but plantation stay in Chikmagalur or Homestays in Chikmagalur or resort stay in Chikmagalur which are close to forest areas. Although much of the forests were cleared by the British and locals for cultivating coffee and spices there is some amount of forest which is still left in Giri […]

Coffee Plantation Stay in Chikmagalur

Coffee was brought to Chikmagalur by Sufi saint from Yemen “Baba buda”. First coffee plantations mushroomed in Bababudan Giri hills and later spread to other parts of Chikmagalur. There are two varieties of coffee Arabica variety and Robusta variety of coffee. Arabica variety of coffee is grown in higher elevations and Robusta variety of coffee […]

Unexplored Cycling stretch in Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur is Cyclists paradise. There are many offbeat stretches you can do. Cycling through paddy fields on Kalasa-Kudremukh stretch is cyclists delight. Away from the crowded tourist  destination of Chikmagalur town and its surrounding  is Kalasa. The natural beauty will keep you mesmerized. The road side coffee shacks are a place where you can take […]

Travel Destination Mudigere

Mudigere is situated at 3001 feet above sea level in lap of Western Ghats (one of the 8 bio diversity hotspots in world). Average rainfall is very high (3000mm-3500mm). Away from Crowded destinations of Mullayanagiri, Bababudangiri in Chikmagalur district is Mudigere. Mudigere is surrounded by lush hills of Western Ghats and coffee plantation, paddy fields. […]

Trekking Spots in and around Chikmagalur

Planning for weekend trip and long stay in Western Ghats in Chikmagalur. Chikmagalur known as Chikmagalur located in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range of Karnataka district. A lovely picturesque view where clouds nap on hilltop with sparkling dews on lushy green environment which rejuvenate your mind and body. Chikmagalur is famous for lushy green environment, […]


The start of vacation is always sublime. It brings in lots of hopes, anticipation, zeal and zest to discover new adventure of life. My last vacation with four my friends from Hyderabad, added in another set of cascading experience to the journey of my life. It took me more close to nature and abundance of […]

Best Homestays in Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur is known for its coffee plantations and for its scenic natural beauty everywhere in Chikmagalur. Whether it be Mudigere, Sringeri or Kadur, people can experience misty valleys, fascinating peaks and evergreen forest ranges, it is also one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India. Splendid homestays in Chikmagalur gives the comfort and […]