OT Itinerary: 2-Days In Chikkamagaluru, The Land Of Coffee

Whether you seek solitude or a peaceful retreat, Chikkamagaluru is the perfect destination to unwind and connect with nature.

Veera Narayana temple, Chikkamagaluru Photo: Shutterstock

Situated in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, Chikkamagaluru  is renowned for its stunning natural beauty. According to legend, the town was gifted to the daughter of Rukmangada, the ruler of Sakharayapatna, as a wedding present, hence the name "Chikkamagaluru," which means "Young Daughter's Town" in English. The rolling green hills and landscapes of this destination make it an ideal getaway spot. Abundant with coffee plantations and breathtaking waterfalls, Chikkamagaluru presents every possible reason for you to take a step back from the city's hectic life and spend a few days admiring nature's pristine beauty surrounding it. If you enjoy trekking, discovering hidden waterfalls, and exploring India's diverse wildlife, Chikkamagaluru offers many options. Here is a two-day guide for a short break.