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Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka. One can reach Mullayanagiri peak by vehicle, or one can also trek to Mullayanagiri peak via the “Sarpadhari trail”. From Mullayanagiri the trek goes to Bababudangiri hills range ending at Manikyadhara waterfalls. Mullayanagiri peak is almost 20 km from the Chikmagalur town. The whole trek is around 12 km and involves walking at the ridge from Mullayanagiri to Bababudangiri. A guided trek to Mullayanagiri can be arranged on prior notice. Depending on the difficulty level and time available, guests can decide what distance to cover. One can also simply take a drive followed by a short trek to witness the sunrise.
The Kemmanagundi trek is another option for those who are up for a long drive. It is around 60 kms from Chikmagalur, a 2 hour drive. Kemmanagundi is a part of Bhadra Wildlife sanctuary, known for small waterfalls on the way.
Nestled in the heart of Karnataka, the charming town of Belur beckons with its architectural brilliance and cultural heritage. Belur is renowned for the majestic Chennakesava Temple, a marvel of Hoysala architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you step into this architectural masterpiece, you are greeted by intricate carvings, exquisite sculptures, and a breathtakingly ornate facade that leaves visitors in awe.
At Java Rain Resorts, we offer delightful trips to the captivating town of Belur. A short drive from Java Rain Resorts, Belur offers a captivating journey through time, where history and art come alive. The Chennakesava Temple stands as a testimony to the artistic genius of the Hoysala dynasty, with every inch of the temple adorned with captivating sculptures depicting stories from ancient mythology and epic tales. Being one of the best resorts in Chikmagalur, Java Rain offers such beautiful amusements nearby.
In the emerald hills of Chikmagalur, a wondrous tale of architectural brilliance beckons - welcome to the enchanting town of Halebidu! Beyond its awe-inspiring beauty, Halebidu offers a serene and spiritual ambiance, inviting you to bask in the divine aura and find solace in its hallowed precincts. As you venture into the heart of Halebidu, prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring Hoysaleswara Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that stands as a testament to the genius of Hoysala artisans.
With its close proximity to Java Rain Resorts, Halebidu becomes a magical addition to your journey of discovery in Chikmagalur. At Java Rain Resorts, we take great pride in curating immersive experiences that allow our guests to delve into the rich cultural heritage and mesmerising landmarks of the region. After a day of marvelling at the splendid temples, return to the luxurious embrace of the resort, where you can unwind amidst nature. Being one of the best luxury resorts in Chikmagalur, you are guaranteed a good time.
Just a stone's throw away from Java Rain Resorts lie the majestic Jhari Falls, ready to be explored on an unforgettable trek. It is also widely known as the Buttermilk Falls due to its frothy waters and gorgeous views. We offer trips to this natural wonder, ensuring you have a worry-free and enjoyable experience. Visit Jhari Falls during the monsoon for the best views and to experience euphoria like never before. As you reach the falls, the sight of their cascading waters will leave you awestruck. Witness the enchanting spectacle up close, bask in its serenity, and create memories that will stay with you forever. Java Rain is one of the most luxurious resorts in Chikmagalur to provide such personalised experiences for those who want to explore more than wander.
Statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali.
Home to the famous 58 ft monolithic statue of Gomateshwara, Shravanabelagola has two hills, Chandragiri and Vindhyagiri, and is located 11 km to the south-east of Channarayapatna. Acharya Bhadrabahu and his pupil Chandragupta Maurya are believed to have meditated here and is deeply rooted in the spiritual meaning of the location.
The crowning glory of Shravanabelagola, is of course the Gomateshwara Statue. It is considered to be the world’s largest monolithic statue with Prakrit inscriptions dating from 981 AD. Every twelve years, thousands of devotees congregate here to perform the Mahamastakabhisheka, a spectacular ceremony in which the statue is anointed with water, turmeric, rice flour, sugar cane juice, sandalwood paste, saffron, and gold & silver flowers. This is absolutely a must see!
Belavadi is famous for the ornate temple of Veeranarayana. Belavadi is also famous for the temple of Udbhava Ganapathi’
Spice and Coffee Plantation
Special Coffee Plantation tours can be organized. Experience the coffee making process as you walk into the Baba Budangiri and explore the lush, verdant & stunningly-beautiful coffee growing vista of the western ghats of Karnataka.
We can arrange a cycling tour with a professional guide in tow to take you through the scenic trails around the property. We have options based on your level of adventure and we promise, whatever your preference, there is always something that is just right for you. So we urge you to unleash your free spirit & heed the call of adventure. We also provide cycles for guests to go around the property.
Hidden in the picturesque hills, Java Rain Resorts offer unforgettable trips to the mesmerising Baba Budangiri trek. Situated in the enchanting Chikmagalur district of Karnataka, Baba Budangiri is a place of immense natural and spiritual significance. Known for its mystical charm and historical importance, Baba Budangiri is named after the revered Sufi saint, Baba Budan, who is believed to have introduced coffee cultivation to India. Java Rain is a luxury resort in Chikmagalur, strategically located in close proximity to the trek, allowing you to embark on this adventure with ease. Experience peace, savour the aroma of coffee plantations, and immerse yourself in the mystical allure of Baba Budangiri with our expertly curated trips that promise an unparalleled and enriching journey into nature's embrace.