Staycation at Trivik, Chikmagalur – Part 2 πŸƒβ˜•οΈ

“It is not the destination where you end up, but the memories you create along the way.” Penelope A Riley, Travel Absurdities Waking up to glimpses of trees shrouded in mist and bird songs is a nice change ! And as the sun colours up the mountainside in various shades of green, we saunder on…

Staycation in the misty hills of Chikmagalur – Part 1 πŸƒβ˜•οΈ

Which resort !? It’s a place called Trivik, located amidst the coffee plantations and forests in the hills of Chikmagalur. This was our second visit to Chikmagalur; during the first visit πŸ‘‰ An itinerary for Chikmagalur 🌳, we completed a cursory visit of the touristy locations, so this time round it was just confining ourselves…

Nature walk in Chikmagalur 🌺

6:30 am was the reporting time for the Nature Walk from the hotel. The idea of a nature walk sounded good and exciting !! The scenery was going to be new and I like the tit bits of info that guides provide. Gireesh was our guide, an employee of the hotel. He handed us canes…

An itinerary for Chikmagalur 🌳

When I told my mom that we were in Chikmagalur for Christmas, her first association with the place was “That was Indira Gandhi’s constituency !” Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh was always the stronghold of the Congress party and Indira Gandhi’s home constituency. But after the Emergency rule, she lost the elections from Raebareli in 1977…

Bangalore to Chikmagalur: Road trip πŸ›£

So here we are off on a trip to the Land of Coffee β˜•οΈ. Chikmagalur!! πŸš—πŸ’¨ Getting out of Bangalore city makes you realise how vast the state of Karnataka is actually. And the roads, always straight roads; the fact that you can see the tarmac stretching for miles in front itself is a spectacular…

Stalk and the Bean πŸƒ (guest post)

Our appetite for coffee took us further north (a gruelling road trip 300-km long) to the heartland of coffee plantations in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka state where a homestay, Nature Nirvana was arranged. Genuinely located in the lap of nature, this was a place for which Google could not find travel routes. Instead, we had to rely…