The river Hemavathi is a tributary of Kaveri. The river has a masonry dam with a central spillway and earthen flanks known as The Hemavathi reservoir.
Chikmagalur, also known as Chikmagaluru, is a scenic town in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. Its name translates into the “Younger daughter’s town”. Despite being smaller in comparison, Chikmagalur is popular as a tourist destination for its stunning hills and picturesque views. Another reason behind its popularity is its amazingly aromatic coffee, for which this town is often referred to as “The Coffee Land of Karnataka”. Located at the foothill of Mullyanagiri Ranges, it attracts passionate trekkers every year.
People desiring to avoid the bustle of big cities also visit this town for spending some peaceful days. Among the many attractions of the city, one important one is the Mullain Giri, the highest peak of Karnataka.
The other attractions of this hill station are Hebbe Falls, Kudremukha, Sharadamba Temple, St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. People also go to Baba Budangiri and Kemmangundi for trekking. Read more about Chikmagalur
Karnataka has few of the best water falls of India. Alekan or alekhan falls is one the way to Kottigehara from Charmadi. Alekan falls is around 18+kms from Charmadi ghats.
Charmadi Ghat trek is for those who love to trekking enjoying the lush green surroundings. Know more about Charmadi Ghat trek
Ombattu Gudda trek is a difficult trekking trail to explore. Know more about Ombattu Gudda Trek, permission and other details.
Koppa trek – trekking through the Koppa trails in Chikmagalur in an experience in itself. Know more about koppa trek and the breath-taking view.
Annapoorneshwari Temple, Horanadu, Chikmagalur is a very old temple in the region. Know about the timings of Annapoorneshwari Temple.
Kalasa is a temple town in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. Know about Kalasa, temples in Kalasa, sightseeing, festivals and Pancha Theerthas.
Amrutesvara Temple is an epitome of Hoysala architecture. Know about Amrutesvara Temple, its timings, history, and architecture.
Kalhatti Giri Falls is a beautiful cascading waterfall amidst the luscious greenery. Know more about Kalhatti Giri Falls in Chikmagalur.
Sirimane Falls near Chikmagalur is small yet magnificent waterfalls. Sirimane Falls is situated near a small town, Kigga which is ideal for trekking.