Suraksha abounds in trekking trails and options for plantation walks that are as pretty as they are strenuous, So carry good trekking shoes(It’s not wildlife or forest trekking but a secure plantation trekking)
Kavikal Matta Hilltop(2KM): Kavikal matta hilltop is a Serene destination to watch beautiful Sunset surrounded by layers of Lush green mountains which is the part of western ghats.A perfect hilltop to meditate and talk to your deeper subconscious( Adventeruous 4*4 Jeep ride to reach the Hilltop)(Unexplored place)
Kavikal Matta(2.5KM): Kavikal Matta is a 400+-year-old temple that has a history of a Sage watching a cow giving milk to a tiger, This matta resides under the Huge rock cave mountain and it has a small well in which water never dries up no matter how much ever you Spill the water out the level of the water remains same. The lord worshipped here is Rudraeshwara swami(Form of lord shiva)(Unexplored place)
Mallandur Gudda(Hill Mound(5km)): This is a shooting place where MTV Roadies 16th Season’s few sessions were shot and many Hit movies, Album songs ETC were shot here. It is a mesmerizing great lush grass bed to spend your evening with Mother nature.
BandeKallu Gudda(8Km) : Bandekallu Gudda (which means stone Hill) is a Monolothic stone
situated in the lush green area and is a trekking place.
Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary(14KM) A true blue ecological hotspot: lush forests, thicker silences broken only by birdsong, a chance encounter with an elephant herd, maybe spot a big cat – tigers or leopards – the temperamental Tungabadra River with its crocodiles and over 250 bird species.
Ukkada Waterfalls(15KM): Ukkada Waterfalls is situated inside the coffee plantations on private property and needs to go through Muthodi forest where there are chances of seeing many wild animals(Luck plays a role). The trekking trail is very steep and narrow wherein we need to crawl and go in a few places to reach the unexplored Ukkada Waterfalls.
Hirekolale Lake(23KMS): The beauty of the lake enhances when visited during sunset as the saffron color of the sun rays gets reflected thereby making the place appear magical. This exquisite manmade lake is situated at a distance of 10 km from Chikmagalur.
Coffee Museum:(26KMS) Located in Chikmagalur, the Coffee Museum is a unique repertoire of the coffee business, right from growing to the brewing of the beans. This museum was built to reconstruct the thematic display of the history of coffee and the processes including picking, grinding, and drying using which the bean was made. The museum offers one of the best coffee descriptions in the world.
Mullayyangiri: Go to the very top of Mullayyangiri, the highest peak in Karnataka 1924Meters and also the highest point between the Nilgiris and the Himalayas.
Manikyadhara Falls: Manikyadhara Falls is located at a distance of 25 kilometers from Chikmagalur on
Baba Budan Giri (Datta Peeta) : To the north of Chikmagalur town is the Baba Budan Giri Range or Chandra Drona Parvatha as it was known in ancient times, has one of the highest mountain peaks between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. The peak takes its name from the Muslim saint, Baba Budan, who resided here more than 150 years ago.
Ayyanakere: Ayyanakere is about 18 km north-east of Chikmagalur town. It is located at the eastern base of the Baba-Budan range, this ancient tank to have been constructed by Rukmangada Raya, a chief of Sakrepatna, and renovated later in 1156 AD during the Hoysala times. The tank now provides irrigation facilities to about 1,500 hectares of land.
Sri Guru Dattatreya Bababudanswamy’s Darga:: Sri Guru Dattatreya Bababudanswamy’s Darga on the Baba budan hills is respected by both Hindus and Muslims. A cave here is believed to have been sanctified by the residence of Shri Dattatreya Swamy and Hazarat Dada Hayath Mir Khalandar and other
saints. Nearby are the famous waterfalls – Gada Theertha, Kamana Theertha, and Nellikayi Theertha.
Kemmannagundi: Kemmangundi derives its name from three Kannada words – kempu (red), mannu (soil) and gundi (pit) mean a place with red soil. It is among the popular tourist Places to visit from kemmagundi center.
Kalhatti Falls: is also known as Kalahasti Falls. It is located at Kallattipura in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. From Kemmangundi hill station, the waterfall is at a distance of 10 kilometers. It offers you a wonderful view of the water from the Chandra Drona Hill Z Point The reward for the effort of a steep uphill trek, the serenity, and the beauty of this place is truly worth it. Providing a perfect vantage point, the distant grasslands in the Western ghats can be seen from here.
Shanthi Falls A little away from the Z point, these waterfalls experience relatively less footfall from tourists. Hence, visit these to witness pristine and modest waterfalls and streams with lush greenery all around.
Shiva Temple >>This beautifully constructed temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is a major tourist attraction in Kemmanagundi. Featuring some amazing rock art, the images of the deities here are a must-see.
Rock Garden: The Rock Garden is home to multitudes of flowers of various species, amongst the pathways carved out of rocks here. An ideal spot for any nature lover to enjoy the feeling of spending an evening amongst nature and for a spectacular view of the sunset.
Hebbe Falls: The prime attraction in Kemmanagundi, Hebbe Falls is not just a marvelous sight but also is said to cure skin diseases. Down the 168 m fall, the falls are divided into the Dodda and Chikka