Chik Ballapur is a city in the State of Karnataka with a population of approximately 62,683. The closest tourism destination to Chik Ballapur is Nandi-Hills. Other close by tourism destinations include Nrityagram, Hesaraghatta and Lepakshi. The nearest major railway station to Chik Ballapur is bangalore (SBC) which is at a distance of 7.3 kilometres. The nearest airport is at Bangalore which is at a distance of 54 kilometres. Lying at an elevation of 3005 m, which makes it a high-altitude city.

Chikballapur is about 57 km north of Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), India. The north-south National Highway NH-7 goes through the town, functions as the Main Street of the town, and is locally known as Bengaluru-Bellary Road or BB Road.


Greater Chikballapur Area is not known for unique folk art or any other touristy item worthy of mention. Although Chikballapur is known for silviculture, it is difficult to find silk scarves or anything like it for gift-giving.