Top 4 Waterfalls in Chikmagalur

Jan 12, 2022 | Tourist Places | 0 comments

Nestled amidst the Western Ghats, Chikmagalur is popular as the first coffee producer of India. What keeps this place an ultimate tourist place is the amazing treasures that nature had contributed to this coffee town. If you plan a trip to Chikmagalur and want to witness great wonders, then you must include the highest peak Mullayanagiri, chronicled Baba Budangiri, and some attractive waterfalls and ancient temples on your wish list to make this trip unforgettable.

Chikmagalur houses many gorgeous waterfalls amidst the green hills, which are an absolute delight to watch. Rejuvenate your mind once you visit these waterfalls in Chikmagalur, a heavenly feeling to encounter in this pristine town.

Visit the top 4 Famous Waterfalls in Chikmagalur:

Hebbe Falls:

Hebbe Waterfalls is around 82 km away from Nexstay Coffee Grove Resort, Chikmagalur.


As big as 551 ft, Hebbe Falls is a place you would never want to miss on your visit to Chikmagalur. It forms a natural Jacuzzi where you can take a dip and play with the water. Located about 10 km away from Kemmanagundi Hills, Hebbe Waterfalls is the place to go if you want to see the best of nature and beauty. The enchanted waterfall is surrounded by coffee estates and rocky hills, an absolute delight to nature lovers and photographers. No matter whether you go for an off-road four-wheeler ride, or trek the whole way, you will be pleased to witness the sacred foggy view covered by the mystic hills of Western Ghats.

Kallathigiri Falls:

Kallathigiri Waterfalls is around 70 km away from Nexstay Coffee Grove Resort, Chikmagalur.


Known for its religious importance, Kallathigiri or Kalhatti Falls is a perfect destination to spend some quality time. The trek to reach this waterfall is suitable for all kinds of tourists, with stairs making it easy for all. The folklore mentions the presence of Sage Agastya who stayed here for some time. The Veerabhadra Temple is built right beside the waterfall, a monument from the Vijayanagara Kingdom. With an abundance of greenery, you can enjoy the view of the water pouring down from Chandra Drona hill.

Jhari Falls:

Jhari Waterfalls is around 40 km away from Nexstay Coffee Grove Resort, Chikmagalur.


One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Chikmagalur, Jhari Waterfalls is also known as Buttermilk Falls. Guess what could be the reason behind this? The reason is the quality of the water that flows here. Located inside a coffee estate, you have to take a Jeep ride to visit this waterfall. The off-roading ride is short, yet it is more than enough to give you a thrilling, adventurous experience. Unwind the hustle-bustle of the city-life amidst nature while enjoying the breathtaking beauty of the Jhari waterfalls.

Shankar Falls:

Shankar Falls is around 10 km away from Nexstay Coffee Grove Resort, Chikmagalur.


A serene place for nature enthusiasts, Shankar Falls is a hidden treasure in the dense forest of the Chikmagalur district. Located deep inside the jungles, you need to trek for about half a mile to reach this majestic waterfall. Needless to say, all you can hear are birds chirping and the sound of water streaming from the hills on your way to this waterfall. Get the chill pill vibe when the freshwater touches your feet. You will find this beautiful waterfall on your way to Sringeri from Chikmagalur.

These natural and manmade wonders have undoubtedly made Chikmagalur a sought-after destination. Pick a time and visit these lovely waterfalls in Chikmagalur for a pleasant vacation.

Quick Tips:

  • To explore the tourist places in Chikmagalur to the fullest, make sure you visit this place in the right season that starts from October to February.
  • Stay at a luxury resort in Chikmagalur amidst the coffee plantations to make your visit worth remembering!

We, at Nexstay Coffee Grove Resort, welcome you to have a comfortable stay at Chikmagalur.

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