Banasura Sagar Dam

Banasura Sagar Dam

Banasura Sagar Dam is the largest earthen dam (dam make of massive rocks, stones, boulders and mud) in India. The dam is constructed across the River Karamanathodu (a tributary to River Kabini) to meet the irrigation and drinking needs of the surrounding areas. The location of the dam with a picturesque background makes Banasura Sagar Dam a visual treat. Banasura Sagar Dam is located at […]

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Karalad Lake

Karalad Lake

Karalad Lake is the second largest lake in Wayanad. The lake has calm waters spread across 7 acres and is surrounded by bamboo groves and thick evergreen trees. Boating is also available at Karalad lake, and it is great to spend some time boating in the quiet and peaceful location. Karalad Lake is not as famous as Pookode Lake, and hence, usually, this lake does not […]

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Muthathi

Muthathi

Muthathi is a small village in Karnataka located on the banks of River Cauvery. It is an ideal destination if you want to spend the time in the riverside. The river flows in the middle of thick forests with dense trees all around. There are several places in the small town of Muthathi where you can get an awesome view of the river and the […]

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Yagatchi Dam

Yagatchi Dam

Yagatchi Dam is situated at 3 km from Belur. The dam is built over River Yagatchi which originates near Chikmagalur. It joins River Hemavathi at Gorur (near Hassan), and eventually joins River Cauvery near Mysore. Yagatchi Dam was constructed in 2001 to irrigate and to provide drinking water to the surrounding districts. Apart from the natural beauty of Yagatchi Dam, you can also rejuvenate your […]

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Maravanthe

Maravanthe

Maravanthe Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Karnataka. Maravanthe is about 120 km from Mangalore, and is located on the Mangalore – Goa National Highway. The highlight of Maravanthe is that the national highway passes through at less than 50m from the shoreline of Arabian Sea on one side, and on the other side, you can also see River Souparnika flow at […]

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Cauvery Nisargadhama

Cauvery Nisargadhama

Cauvery Nisargadhama is located near Kushalnagar (around 30 km from Madikeri on the State Highway towards Mysore/Bangalore). This is a small island that is surrounded by diverting River Cauvery. The access to this island is through a hanging bridge that is built over the river. Much of the landscape of the island is maintained as is, while a lot of eco-friendly things are developed in […]

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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

Ranganathittu is about 4 km from Srirangapatna and 15 km from Mysore. Ranganathittu is the largest bird sanctuary in Karnataka. This sanctuary has about 6 small islands formed by River Cauvery. Ranganathittu is home for numerous migratory birds – migrated from Siberia, North America, Australia and other countries. Black headed Ibis Variety of birds are found here. Painted Stork, Black headed Ibis, the Asian Openbill […]

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Srirangapatna

Srirangapatna

Srirangapatna is a small island town situated at about 15 km from Mysore, Karnataka. The island is formed over River Cauvery, as it forks at the beginning of the town, flows in two different paths (North and South Cauvery), and eventually joins after 8 km (at Triveni Sangam). Srirangapatna is popular because of cultural, religious and historic importance. The history of Srirangapatna dates back many […]

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Talakaveri

Talakaveri

Talakaveri (also spelled Talacauvery) is located on the slopes of Brahmagiri Hill in the Kodagu or Coorg district of Karnataka. It is situated at a height of 4200 feet, and offers some amazing views of the forests and valleys around. Talakaveri is also the birth place of River Cauvery. The origin of the river is a small spring, where water spurs out. A small tank […]

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Dubbare Elephant Camp

Dubbare Elephant Camp

Dubbare (Dubare) elephant training camp in the Coorg or Kodagu district of Karnataka was the place earlier where the elephants were trained for Mysore Dasara festival. Today, the place is open for visitors and they can learn a lot about elephants. The elephant camp is open from 8AM to 12 noon only. During this time, visitors can interact with elephants and learn about them. A […]

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