Karnataka state is most popular tourist destination in the country. The district situated in the south western part of the state is well known for hill stations and resort. Chickmagalur is stated to be a sun kissed valley with mystic natural beauty stands at 1930 meters tall. Its height is mostly famous for watching for sunsets. The Malanad district is known for its highest peak, Mullayanagiri peak and historical temples in the Western Ghats- sahyadri mountain range. There is number of water falls in the region. Chickmagalur city being a district HQ and a tourist destination has a number of goods hotels apart from resorts, situated on the mountain slopes amidst thick forest and tea and coffee plantations,
With all star facilities, the tourist spots like Baba Budangiri, Kemmana Gundi, Bhadra Wild life Sanctury, Kuduremukh National Park and Datta Peeth in the Western Ghats are to be approached through Chickmagalur City.
There is a resort situated in the deep valley amidst thick forest and plantations known as Zari. “Zari” in local Kannada language means stream. The resort on the slopes is engulfed by a stream down and the beautiful water falls on one side. The road to Zari from Chickmagalur passes through the ever green forest and plantations. Tourist visiting to Zari has to leave their vehicles (Cars/Cabs) on the main road, where the space is provided for, at the entrance to the resort, situated down in the valley. The visitors are taken to the resort by the special Vehicles provided by the management of the resort. The curves and the gradients and the short journey by the special vehicles, to Zari are very enjoyable.
At Zari there are cottages, rooms and a dormitory with the restaurant facility. The management of the resort, M/s Zari Eco Stay , have provided with many sports like carom chess, Badminton , Dart, Table tennis, tennis court and Bow and arrow, which the tourist can avail. The tourist can enjoy the natural swimming space at the bottom of the enchanting water falls. Sitting in the restaurant the visitors can enjoy the most scenic beauty if the roaring waterfalls. Special attraction for the visitors is Bon fire, tracking, rope walk and tent stay.
Zari is the place- heaven on earth most enjoyable.
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