Chikkamagaluru is a beautiful place, close to Bangalore. If you are looking for a weekend to relax without much of planning, Chikkamagaluru - A Coffee Estate is the place to be at. The commute is very easy : KSRCTC buses run from Bangalore to Chikmagalur at different timing. Internal commute can be done easily by an auto or hiring a cab. What do to : You can trek to Mullayangiri - the highest peak of Karnataka, have fun at waterfalls, walk around or just relax by sipping a cup of coffee.