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Galikere Lake

| Baba Budanagiri Range of Western Ghats, Chikmagalur, India
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serene and beautiful

The scenic beauty and the calm serene surroundings soothe the mind particularly with the drizzle... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
vassunthi
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Bengaluru, India
Nice Lake

Most of the lakes are best in monsoons ... so is this .. Not a huge lake but was very quiet n... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
MSKD007
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Baba Budanagiri Range of Western Ghats, Chikmagalur, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The scenic beauty and the calm serene surroundings soothe the mind particularly with the drizzle that started making it quite misty.

Thank vassunthi
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Most of the lakes are best in monsoons ... so is this .. Not a huge lake but was very quiet n peaceful when we reached there ... spent some good time on the drizzle

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Had been to this place in December.Awesome roads and scenery were too good. December and January's months are the best time to visit this place. This place was overcrowded somedays like weekends or holidays.

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The water was dried up in May and it seemed just a pond of water . No need to waste time around this place as you have beautiful ghats section roads for mesmerising ride. Drive around the ghats around this area to see the actual...More

1  Thank IndBngIT
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were told that this is mansarovar of Karnataka. We had high expectations . But when we reached there, it looked more like a pond than a lake. It can be reached via detour from Baba Budhangiri. The road is really tricky and only single...More

Thank ankitjain1985
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Galikere lake is a heart-shaped lake in the western ghats. I went there with my friends, and the western ghats offered an awesome ride, with a little bit off-road patch here and there. The place was covered in fog when we reached there. However, we...More

Thank NAVEEN K
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is another peak in Chikmagalur after Mullayangiri. One needs to take the same route from Chikmagalur town until there is a deviation for Mullayangiri and Baba budangiri. This is a religious place for both Hindus and Muslims. The place is well maintained. Food outlets,...More

Thank traveller1530
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

This lake is not visited by many people. The jeep that took us to Baba Budangiri took us to this lake at extra cost. Its a great place to just relax, there is nothing much to do, which is the beauty of this place. We...More

Thank ManishPreeti
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

It is a must visit if you are in Chikmagalur. Galikere can be reached enroute to Mullaynagiri peak, though in a different direction after a common access point. This is a secret lake that is nestled in the valley which has a temple. People come...More

Thank Ravi_World_Traveller
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