Beautiful Places in Karnataka You Must Visit

Enveloped by the Western Ghats, Deccan Plateau and the Kannada Coast, Karnataka is home to some of the most beautiful gems of southern India along the coast of the Arabian Sea. From spellbinding beaches and rich biodiversity to lush green mountains, Karnataka has some of the most beautiful places in the country that attract visitors from far and beyond. Besides the mesmerising natural beauty, some of the best places to visit in Karnataka include historical monuments and architectural marvels, all of which are enough to satiate the wanderer in you.

Lilac colour flowers on bush
a white crane standing in middle of a water body
lush green mountain top with white clouds in backdrop


Known for its rich biodiversity, Bandipur is covered with deciduous forests, offering a sojourn in the thick of nature to visitors. The cherry on top is Bandipur Tiger Reserve and National Park, which are a delight for all animal lovers. The national park is home to a variety of flora and fauna and works as a perfect day picnic spot. Some of the animals that you can expect to see here are spotted deer, wild elephants and antelopes. You can also go for a wildlife safari in the national park to make the most out of your vacation.

After you have explored the wildlife in Bandipur, you can rest at The Serai, Bandipur, where you would be ensured a comfortable and luxurious stay. Our resort is located on the fringe of the forest, offering you a lavish experience while keeping you close to the wild.

a spotted deer roaming around the grasslands of Bandipur
river stream with water passing through the rocks


Kabini is located on the banks of river Kabini with Rajiv Gandhi National Park, also known as Nagarhole National Park, and Bandipur forest on the periphery. What once was a hunting ground for the British, now serves as a popular weekend getaway for visitors. Kabini Forest Reserve is also home to the rare Black Panther ‘Saya’. Although it is difficult to spot Saya, you can come across other animals like leopards, tigers, elephants and deer on a jungle safari. For ornithophiles, it is a pleasure to be in Kabini as it is home to nearly 300 species of birds.

During your trip to Kabini, you can pick The Serai, Kabini, as your accommodation. After an exhilarating journey through the jungle, you can come back to a clean and cosy room with amenities to put you at ease. Indulge in a peaceful and truly rejuvenating experience at Kabini, as it is one of the must-visit places in Karnataka.


Located at the foothills of the Mullayanagiri mountain range, Chikmagalur is your go-to destination for trekking. Known as the birth place of coffee in India, it is officially known as the coffee land of Karnataka and is home to many popular tourist attractions including Kudremukh wildlife sanctuary, Mullayanagari tea farms, scenic Hebbe falls and the Baba Budangiri mountains, among others. It is home to some of the most exciting treks in Karnataka like Mullayanagiri, Kudremukh, Baba Budangiri and Kemmanagundi.

Amidst the dense plantations stands The Serai, Chikmagalur, which proffers 29 villas that come with private pools, jacuzzi and estate terrace rooms for you to unwind in the lap of nature.

a small house nestled in amidst lush green forest
a forest with fog covering the bushes


One of the most beautiful places in Karnataka, Coorg is known as the ‘Scotland of India’, where you can see coffee plantations as far as your eyes go. A small and rather unexplored hill station, Coorg offers a pristine charm to visitors and fills their souls with the sweet aroma of coffee. Dotted with lush greenery, Coorg also houses some beautiful waterfalls that add to the bewitching views of the town.

Karnataka has much more to offer visitors of all kinds. You can visit the tech city, Bangalore, or the city of palaces, Mysore, or even Hampi, the city of ruins. There is a lot more to visit in Karnataka and explore beyond the boundaries of borders.

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