BOND WITH NATURE AND WILDLIFE - CHIKMAGALUR

BOND WITH NATURE AND WILDLIFE - CHIKMAGALUR

trip highlights  PLAN YOUR TRIP

  • Stay in rustic cottages
  • Get into the exciting ways to enjoy nature –frolicking in the water & safaris in tiger reserve
  • Try exquisite veg & non-veg food
  • Experience campfire dinners at the elegant in-house restaurant 

Situated in the midst of the Western Ghats of Chikmaglur district in Karnataka, surrounded by the lofty hill ranges of Babubudangiri. The River Tern Lodge is a perfect blend of nature and wildlife. The lodge gets its name from the congregation of thousands of River Terns during their breeding on a nearby island. Indeed a spectacular sight to behold! You can get mesmerized by observing their preening, feeding, cackling and many interesting antics. It is located on a hillock, at the edge of the picturesque Bhadra River, near Lakkavalli, adjoining the northern boundaries of the Bhadra Tiger Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary.

Day

1

Arrival Mangalore - Chikmagalur By Road 150kms/04hrs
Chikmagalur / Chikkamagaluru

On arrive at Mangalore airport, our representative will receive you. Straight away driver towards Chikmagalur. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax. Evening will be free to watch wildlife documentaries. Have your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

2

Chikmagalur
Chikmagalur / Chikkamagaluru

After breakfast , time till noon free at leisure. Have your lunch and in the evening at around 1600hrs, get a briefing on safari followed by Tea/Coffee. Drive to Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary for the safari. In the evening, return back to the hotel for a campfire and Barbeque followed by dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

3

Chikmagalur
Chikmagalur / Chikkamagaluru

Early morning, get a wakeup call along with tea/coffee. At around 0630hrs, get ready for guided trekking and boating tour. After your trek, return back to the hotel for breakfast. Later enjoy bird watching and rest of the day will be free at leisure. Have your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

4

Departure Chikmagalur - Mangalore By Road 150kms/04hrs
Mangalore / Mangaluru

In the morning after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and get dropped at Mangalore airport in order to take your flight back home.


Chikmagalur / Chikkamagaluru - 3 Nights

The River Tern Lodge - Lakkavalli

Premium

Inclusions

  • Accommodation for 03nights/04days 
  • Daily Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
  • Jeep Safari  
  • Forest entry fees
  • Boat Ride
  • All Applicable Hotel Taxes

Exclusions

  • Any airfare/train fare 
  • Any guide charges
  • Any cost on personal expenses
  • Any other meals unless specified
  • GST  5% additional 

Which month is best to visit Chikmagalur?   

Chikmagalur can be visited anytime throughout the year.

What to do in Chikmagalur?   

Trek to Mullayanagir, Jeep safari, river rafting, plantation stays

Which is the nearest airport to Chikmagalur?   

Mangalore Airport is the nearest airport, which is located around 113 km away

What does chikmagalur mean?   

Chikmagalur literally means "The town of the younger daughter" in the Kannada language.

What to pack before you go?   

A pair of trekking pants, Trekking boots, Personal first-aid kit including medication for common ailments, Tablets to purify the water, Torches with additional batteries, Sunglasses, Water bottle that can hold sufficient water

Type of Vacation


Wildlife


Luxury


Family


City Breaks


Adventure

PLAN YOUR TRIP

Situated in the midst of the Western Ghats of Chikmaglur district in Karnataka, surrounded by the lofty hill ranges of Babubudangiri. The River Tern Lodge is a perfect blend of nature and wildlife. The lodge gets its name from the congregation of thousands of River Terns during their breeding on a nearby island. Indeed a spectacular sight to behold! You can get mesmerized by observing their preening, feeding, cackling and many interesting antics. It is located on a hillock, at the edge of the picturesque Bhadra River, near Lakkavalli, adjoining the northern boundaries of the Bhadra Tiger Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary.

Detailed Itinerary

Day

1

Arrival Mangalore - Chikmagalur By Road 150kms/04hrs
Chikmagalur / Chikkamagaluru

On arrive at Mangalore airport, our representative will receive you. Straight away driver towards Chikmagalur. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax. Evening will be free to watch wildlife documentaries. Have your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

2

Chikmagalur
Chikmagalur / Chikkamagaluru

After breakfast , time till noon free at leisure. Have your lunch and in the evening at around 1600hrs, get a briefing on safari followed by Tea/Coffee. Drive to Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary for the safari. In the evening, return back to the hotel for a campfire and Barbeque followed by dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

3

Chikmagalur
Chikmagalur / Chikkamagaluru

Early morning, get a wakeup call along with tea/coffee. At around 0630hrs, get ready for guided trekking and boating tour. After your trek, return back to the hotel for breakfast. Later enjoy bird watching and rest of the day will be free at leisure. Have your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

4

Departure Chikmagalur - Mangalore By Road 150kms/04hrs
Mangalore / Mangaluru

In the morning after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and get dropped at Mangalore airport in order to take your flight back home.


Hotels

Chikmagalur / Chikkamagaluru - 3 Nights

The River Tern Lodge - Lakkavalli

Premium

INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation for 03nights/04days 
  • Daily Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
  • Jeep Safari  
  • Forest entry fees
  • Boat Ride
  • All Applicable Hotel Taxes

EXCLUSIONS

  • Any airfare/train fare 
  • Any guide charges
  • Any cost on personal expenses
  • Any other meals unless specified
  • GST  5% additional 

Know before you go

Which month is best to visit Chikmagalur?   

Chikmagalur can be visited anytime throughout the year.

What to do in Chikmagalur?   

Trek to Mullayanagir, Jeep safari, river rafting, plantation stays

Which is the nearest airport to Chikmagalur?   

Mangalore Airport is the nearest airport, which is located around 113 km away

What does chikmagalur mean?   

Chikmagalur literally means "The town of the younger daughter" in the Kannada language.

What to pack before you go?   

A pair of trekking pants, Trekking boots, Personal first-aid kit including medication for common ailments, Tablets to purify the water, Torches with additional batteries, Sunglasses, Water bottle that can hold sufficient water

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