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Chickmaglur District in Karntaka falls in Malnad region. Malnad refers to the western ghat region of Karnataka which is filled with dense evergreen forest and a number of Coffee and Tea estates. Malnad starts from Coorg in South Karnataka and covers western parts of Hassan, Chickmaglur, Shimoga districts and ends in Uttara Kannada district bordering Goa.
You can visit Malnad region round the year. But the best time to visit Malnad region is either in Rainy season when you have plenty of water falls to see on the way or in winter during the Coffee plucking time.
Chickmaglur District has a lot of fmaous tourist places like Sringeri, Horanadu, Kalasa, Kudremukha, Kemmanagundi, Mulanagiri, Hebbe Falls, etc

Green fields welcome the entry of Malnad region.

Clouds covered mountain

Beware of Speeding Private Express buses

Coffee estates on the road side.

Roads passes through Kudremukha forest ranges.

Tea estates on the road side

Tea estate on Kottighehara - Kalasa road

Step by step water falls

Bhadra river flowing full.

My black beauty enjoying nature's beauty.

Water falls on the Horanadu - Basrikatte route

Rains can come any time during monsoon.

The Malnad cows are smaller in size.

Tea Plantations near Balehonnoru

This is not Jaipur but Jayapura, a small town in Chickmaglur District

What a beauty, a complete change in climate

This is mid afternoon, so cool. Kottighehara - Kalasa road

Forests, fields and complete greenery, this is Karnataka

Water falls all along the western ghats.

Malnad region gets the highest rainfall in Karnataka

Look how big is this Tea plantation

Climate changes very quickly. Its pours during rainy season.

Feel like just standing and watching all day.
Small water falls of western ghats.

What a delight to eyes. Don't miss the experience.

Looks like Milk is flowing down from heaven.

Green paddy field near Koppa.

A road side lake in Sringeri - Jayapura road.

Koppa - Balehonnuru Road

Jayapura - Aldur Road