Chikmagalur Backpacking Tour (3 Days and 2 Nights)


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Nestled in the serene landscapes of Karnataka, Chikmagalur is a picturesque hill station renowned for its verdant coffee plantations, stunning waterfalls, and lush greenery that beckons travelers from far and wide. Here, you can immerse yourself in the following enchanting experiences.
Chikmagalur invites you to savor the essence of coffee culture, soak in the beauty of cascading waterfalls, and embark on adventurous treks in the Baba Budangiri Hills. The Chennakesava Temple in Belur stands as a testament to the rich heritage and architectural brilliance of the region. A visit to Chikmagalur promises a delightful blend of nature, history, and cultural exploration.



    Chikmagalur - Where Nature and History Converge:

    Coffee Plantations: Kickstart your Chikmagalur exploration by immersing yourself in the fragrant coffee plantations that define the region. Wander through the verdant fields, letting the aromatic notes of coffee beans envelop your senses. Learn about the art of coffee cultivation and the legacy of this beloved beverage.

    Waterfall Wonders: Feel the refreshing coolness of nature's bounty as you stand amidst the spray of Chikmagalur's enchanting waterfalls. These cascading marvels offer a rejuvenating escape in the midst of lush surroundings. Let the sound of rushing water serenade your senses as you bask in the beauty of these natural wonders.

    Baba Budangiri Hills: Ascend the Baba Budangiri Hills, named after the revered Muslim saint Baba Budan. These hills boast breathtaking landscapes and are a haven for trekking and camping enthusiasts. Traverse the undulating terrain and savor the panoramic views that await you.

    Chennakesava Temple, Belur: Explore the historical marvel of the Chennakesava Temple in Belur, a testament to the architectural prowess of the Hoysala dynasty. Marvel at the intricate carvings that adorn this ancient temple, a true masterpiece that reflects the rich heritage of Karnataka.

    Transportation From Bangalore to Chikmagalur

    Private Vehicle

    Bus / Tempo Traveller AC Pushback Seater

    • ​​​​​​Departure from Bangalore

    • Mode of Travel: Private Vehicle with a AC Pushback seater
    • Your Chikmagaluru adventure begins with an overnight journey from Bangalore. Our representative will pick you up in the late evening from the following convenient locations:
    1. Indiranagar
    2. Domlur
    3. Yeshwantpur
    4. Gurguntepalya
    •  Embark on an overnight journey in a comfortable private vehicle with A/C pushback seats. The mode of transportation will be selected according to the group size.

    Siri cafe Baba Budangiri Jhari Waterfalls Mullayangiri Peak

    Private Vehicle

    Bus / Tempo Traveller AC Pushback Seater


    3-star hotel, Twin sharing accommodation

    Breakfast, Dinner


    • Arrive in Chikmagalur in the morning and breathe in the fresh mountain air while taking in the picturesque valley views.
    • Head to your hotel and complete the check-in process.
    • Enjoy a delicious breakfast early in the morning.
    • Embark on a sightseeing adventure in Chikmagalur:
    • Siri Cafe: Visit Siri Cafe and admire the beautiful sculpture of a lady, which is a popular spot for tourists to take pictures.
    • Baba Budangiri Peak: Explore Baba Budangiri, a sacred pilgrimage spot known for its shrine of Hazrat Dada Hayath Mir Khalander, a 17th-century Sufi saint.
    • Jhari Waterfalls: Witness the captivating Jhari Waterfalls, where white water cascades down boulders amidst dense forests and coffee plantations (Jeep ride available at an additional cost).
    • Mullayanagiri Peak:  Visit the highest peak in Karnataka, Mullayanagiri Peak, and enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of the surroundings.
    • Return to the hotel after a day of sightseeing and relish a delicious dinner.
    • Overnight stay in Chikmagalur.

    Siri Cafe
    Mullayanagiri Peak
    Jhari Waterfalls
    Baba Budangiri
    kallathigiri falls Kemmangundi Hebbe falls

    Private Vehicle

    Bus / Tempo Traveller AC Pushback Seater


    3-star hotel, Twin sharing accommodation

    Breakfast, Dinner

    • After breakfast, gear up for another day of sightseeing with the following itinerary:
    • Kallathigiri Falls: Explore Kallathigiri Falls, where you can soak in the natural beauty and serene surroundings.
    • Kemmangundi: Visit Kemmangundi, a hill station known for its scenic landscapes.
    • Hebbe Falls: Experience the enchanting Hebbe Falls, located in Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary.
    • Return to your hotel, freshen up, and enjoy a delightful dinner.
    • Enjoy another restful night at your Chikmagalur hotel.

    Kallathigiri Falls
    Hebbe Falls
    Yagachi Water Sports Belur temple Halebidu Temple

    Private Vehicle

    Bus / Tempo Traveller AC Pushback Seater


    • Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel.
    • Check-out from the hotel and prepare for your journey back to Bangalore.
    • En route to Bangalore, indulge in the following activities:
    • Yagachi Water Sports: Visit Yagachi water sports, offering various exciting activities such as jet skiing, speed boat rides, banana boat rides, bumper rides, kayaking, and cruise boat rides (at additional cost).
    • Belur Chennakesava Temple: Explore the grandeur of Belur Chennakesava Temple, a masterpiece of Hoysala architecture, taking 103 years to build.
    • Halebidu Temple: Head to the Hoysaleswara Temple, also known as the Halebidu Temple, a 12th-century Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
    • Depart for Bangalore between 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, carrying cherished memories of your Chikmagalur tour.
    •  Anticipate reaching Bangalore between 11:00 PM to 12:00 AM.

      This detailed itinerary ensures that you make the most of your Chikmagalur tour, exploring its scenic beauty and cultural heritage. Whether you're a nature enthusiast or a history buff, Chikmagalur offers something for everyone to enjoy.

    Yagachi Water Sports
    Belur Temple
    Halebidu Temple
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    Backpackers United is the leading and fastest-growing Travel Community, founded in 2017, that offers exceptional travel experiences in India. Our team of young, dynamic, and passionate travelers is committed to exploring the great outdoors through sustainable nature trails. We believe in providing a unique travel experience that takes our fellow travelers off the beaten path to discover the hidden gems of nature. We offer a diverse range of travel services, including treks to unexplored places in both North and South India, Cycling Tours, Holiday Packages, Sightseeing, Backpacking Trips, Corporate treks, Team Outings, Personality Development through adventure activities, experiential learning trips specially curated for school and college students, a variety of Adventure activity packages, and much more. Our experienced travel planning team curates each itinerary to ensure every penny is worth the experience. At Backpackers United, we have executed over 2K trips for more than 20,000 enthusiastic travelers, and our weekend treks and trips from Bengaluru are the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. We offer customizable travel packages that cater to specific needs and requirements, ensuring a personalized and memorable experience. Our commitment to sustainable tourism and responsible travel ensures that we leave a positive impact on the communities we visit. We encourage travelers to explore the great outdoors in a way that respects and preserves nature, and we promote eco-friendly practices in all our trips and treks. Join our community of adventure seekers, and experience the thrill of exploring nature in a unique and sustainable way. Book your next adventure with Backpackers United and make unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

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    • Accommodation: Enjoy a comfortable and hygienic stay for 2 nights in Chikmagalur. Accommodation is provided on a twin-sharing basis, ensuring a restful experience.
    • Meals: Indulge in a hearty start to your day with 3 delicious breakfasts. Additionally, savor 2 sumptuous dinners during your stay, allowing you to relish local and delectable cuisine.
    • Transportation: Travel hassle-free in a comfortable and hygienic private vehicle throughout your tour. AC pushback seats ensure a relaxed journey.
    • Driver: An experienced and skilled driver will accompany you, ensuring safe and smooth transportation to all your destinations.
    • Curated Itinerary: Explore the best of Chikmagalur with a meticulously planned and curated itinerary. Visit the region's top attractions and immerse yourself in its natural beauty and culture.
    • Tour Captain: Benefit from the guidance and expertise of an experienced tour captain who will accompany you throughout the journey, providing insights, assistance, and ensuring a memorable experience.

      This comprehensive package includes all the essentials for a memorable and comfortable tour of Chikmagalur, allowing you to focus on enjoying the sights and experiences this picturesque destination has to offer.


    • Lunch: Lunch expenses on all days and dinner on day 3 are not included in the package.
    • Sightseeing Charges: Any additional charges for entry fees or guided tours at specific sightseeing spots are not covered in the package and will be at your own expense.
    • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses, such as souvenirs, additional snacks, or items of a personal nature, are not included and should be budgeted separately.
    • Anything Not Mentioned in Inclusions: Any services, activities, or items not explicitly mentioned in the "What's Included" section are not part of the package and will require separate payment if chosen.


    • ID Proof: Aadhar card or any other government-issued ID for identification purposes.
    • Reusable Water Bottles: Carry at least 2 liters of water to stay hydrated during your journey and activities.
    • Clothes: Pack clothing for two days and an extra set of clothes in case of unexpected changes in weather or activities.
    • Sunscreen and Sunglasses: Protect your skin and eyes from the sun's harsh rays.
    • Cap/Hat: A hat or cap to shield yourself from the sun and stay cool.
    • Toiletries: Essential toiletries such as toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, shampoo, and a towel. Note that tissue paper may not be allowed for trekking, so please plan accordingly.
    • Snacks: Carry juice packs, Glucon-D, energy bars, or any snacks to keep you energized during the trip.
    • Polybag: Bring a polybag to store wet clothes and shoes, keeping your belongings dry.
    • Personal Medication: If you have any personal medication, be sure to bring an adequate supply.
    • Mosquito Repellent Cream: Protect yourself from mosquito bites, especially if you're in outdoor areas.
    • Leach Repellents: Leach repellent products such as body spray or Dettol to prevent leach bites during outdoor activities.
    • Torch with New Batteries: A flashlight or torch with fresh batteries for any low-light situations.
    • Camera: If you're interested in photography, bring your camera to capture the beautiful moments (optional).
    • Long Socks: Long socks to protect your legs, especially if you're going trekking.
    • Good Trekking Shoes: Comfortable and sturdy trekking shoes for outdoor activities.
    • Sandals: A pair of sandals for relaxation and ease during leisure time.
    • Power Bank: Carry a power bank to keep your mobile devices charged throughout the trip.

      This list ensures you are well-prepared and equipped for a comfortable and enjoyable Chikmagalur adventure.


    Policy and Terms

    • Cancellations made 30 days or more before the date of travel will incur a cancellation fee of 10.0% of the total tour cost.
    • Cancellations made between 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel will incur a cancellation fee of 25.0% of the total tour cost.-
    • Cancellations made between 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel will incur a cancellation fee of 50.0% of the total tour cost.
    • Cancellations made between 3 days to 7 days before the date of travel will incur a cancellation fee of 75.0% of the total tour cost.
    • Cancellations made 0 days to 3 days before the date of travel will incur a cancellation fee of 100.0% of the total tour cost.
    • This cancellation policy is designed to provide clear and transparent guidelines regarding cancellation fees based on the timing of cancellations. Please take note of these terms before booking your adventure.

    Terms and Conditions

    Please carefully read and understand the following terms and conditions that govern your travel experience with Backpackers United:

    • Ownership of Content: Any photos or videos taken during the trip by Backpackers United's content creators or clients are owned by Backpackers United and can only be used by the company for advertising purposes. No one else can use the content commercially without permission from Backpackers United.
    • Payment: Full payment for the trip must be completed 2 days prior to the trip begins. Failure to complete the payment may result in the cancellation of the trip.
    • Valid ID: All travelers must have a valid government-issued ID that will be verified before boarding. No boarding will be allowed without a valid ID.
    • Transfer of Bookings: The transfer of bookings is not allowed. Only the names mentioned at the time of confirmation will be allowed to travel.
    • Passport Requirements: For international travel, clients must ensure that their passport is valid for at least six months from the date of intended travel and not damaged in any way. Backpackers United is not responsible for clients who book travel with passports that do not meet this requirement. Any denial of entry at immigration or any additional cost arising from alternate arrangements for deportation must be borne by the travelers.
    • Unused Inclusions:No refunds will be given for any inclusions that are not utilized by the client.
    • Luggage and Belongings: Travelers are responsible for their luggage and belongings. Backpackers United is not responsible for any damage or missing items.
    • Departure Time: The departure time is fixed, and all travelers must report at the pickup point 30 minutes before scheduled departure. The air conditioning will be switched off in the hills, and the driver will have the discretion to turn off the AC during the trip for safety reasons.
    • Prohibited Activities: Drinking and smoking are strictly prohibited during the tour. Backpackers United's tours involve physically demanding activities such as trekking and camping at high altitudes, so clients are advised to be in good physical shape.
    • Liability: Backpackers United is not responsible for any accidents, bodily injury, illness, death, loss, or damage to baggage or property, or any damages or claims arising from negligence or delay by any person not employed by Backpackers United.
    • Conduct: Any misconduct or indiscipline will not be tolerated during the tour.
    • Alterations to Itinerary: Backpackers United is not responsible for any delays or alterations to the itinerary due to natural hazards, accidents, weather conditions, landslides, political closures, or any untoward incidents. Alterations to the itinerary may be necessary due to various factors, such as weather and road conditions, and the physical ability of participants, in the interest of safety, comfort, and general well-being.
    • Insurance: Backpackers United does not provide insurance policies to cover sickness, accidents, or losses due to theft or other reasons.By booking a trip with Backpackers United, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to abide by these terms and conditions. Your safety and enjoyment during the trip are our top priorities, and we appreciate your cooperation and adherence to these guidelines.

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