The coffee destination of India, Chikamagalur offers a perfect solace, whatever is the season. Steeped in history and unparalleled natural beauty, dotted with beautiful waterfalls and expansive coffee estates, Chikamagalur has something for everyone.
About the Stay
Your stay is a 400 acre coffee plantation since the 1800s. The bungalow has stood testimony to the changing seasons and centuries since 1853. The river Hemavati originates just above the estate, and gives rise to lots of waterfalls. Way to beat the heat!
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Day 1 - 13 Aug 2017
Depart from Bangalore at 6 am. The drive to the estate is about 6 hours long, approximately 300 km from Bangalore. We will stop for breakfast on the way. Reach the estate by lunch and relax. After snacks and tea in the evening, take a walk around the plantation.
Day 2 - 14 Aug 2017
After breakfast, we can go for optional trek to a nearby viewpoint in the morning before breakfast. Return to the estate for lunch. Post lunch, we can visit Kelagur tea estate. Spend the rest of the day exploring the large coffee estate, spotting birds, reading books lying in a hammock and going for long walks. Sip as much freshly brewed tea and coffee as your heart desires!
Day 3 - 15 Aug 2017
Check out of the estate after breakfast and start our journey to Bangalore after 2 days of blissful vacation. We will stop on the way for lunch. Trip ends.
- A/C tempo traveler or similar.
- Two nights accommodation on triple sharing basis
- All meals for all days (except dinner on day 3)
- Tea/coffee in morning and evening with snacks.
- All activities at the estate.
- Guidance of an F5 traveler.
- 5% GST
- Tips, beverages not mentioned in the itinerary and other expenses of personal nature.
- Any additional activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Transport till and from the pick up points in Bangalore.
Terms & Conditions
F5 Escapes is in no way responsible for any untoward incident happening due to the ignorance/negligence of the guests, natural/man-made calamities, accidents or any other events that are out of human control during the trip.
All our trips are well-researched, including identifying access to medical facilities. In case of a medical emergency, F5 will assist the traveler in getting medical attention.
The trip is NON-SMOKING and NON-ALCOHOLIC.
F5 reserves the right to cancel the trip under certain conditions – in such a case, the amount will be refunded in full.
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