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Himawad Gopalaswamy Betta

Himawad Gopalaswamy Betta

Himawad Gopalaswamy Betta is a small hill located on the outskirts of Bandipur National Park in Karnataka. It is located at a distance of about 90 km from Mysore, and is also the highest peak in the Bandipur National Park. The entry to this peak is controlled by a small check post/gate at a village near the base of the hill. The entry to this […]

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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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Bylakuppe

Bylakuppe

Bylakuppe is a small village near Kushalnagar (about 50 km from Madikeri) in the state of Karnataka. This village is known because of its Tibetan settlement. Approximately 70,000 Tibetans live in this area. The area was provided by Karnataka State Government to establish the settlement when the Tibetans relocated in the 1960s. There are several Buddhist Monasteries and Buddhist study centres in this area. The […]

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KRS Dam / Brundavan Garden

KRS Dam / Brundavan Garden

Krishnaraja Sagar Dam (popularly called KRS dam) is a huge reservoir that is built on River Cauvery, just after the confluence of three rivers: Cauvery, Hemavati and Lakshmanateertha. This huge dam was constructed to provide irrigation to the Mysore and the neighbouring Mandya districts of Karnataka. Today, apart from irrigation, the water from this dam is main source of water for Mysore and Bangalore/Bengaluru. The […]

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Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park

Located in the border of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Bandipur National Park is one of the prime destinations to visit if you are a wildlife enthusiast. Bandipur is a very popular wildlife sanctuary which has dense population of a wide variety of animals, birds, flowers, trees, reptiles, and so on. It is definitely one of the well protected forests in the country. Personally, I have […]

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Balamuri Falls

Balamuri Falls

Balamuri (also spelled Balmuri) Falls is a small but scenic waterfall that is located on the outskirts of Mysore in Karnataka. With the picturesque view of River Cauvery, and the surrounding lush greenery, this beautiful waterfalls is an ideal destination for a day long relaxed getaway. The waterfall also acts as a popular picnic spot, and you can observe several local visitors spending time here […]

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Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls is located at about 7 km from Madikeri, the district headquarters of Coorg (locally called Kodagu) in Karnataka. This scenic waterfall is located in a private coffee estate and is accessible to public by a short walk inside the plantation. River Cauvery flows through dense forests and estates before forming the spectacular two-step waterfall. You will be fascinated by the sheer sight of […]

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Uttara Kannada

Uttara Kannada

Uttara Kannada is the largest district in Karnataka. It is blessed by numerous destinations that will be liked by travelers of all kinds. Pristine beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, river basins, waterfalls, beautiful landscapes of Western Ghats, and so on. The list is endless. Many of these places are less explored but you can connect well with nature. The details of some of the places I have visited […]

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Murudeshwar

Murudeshwar

Murudeshwar is a small coastal town in Karnataka that is popular for a variety of reasons. Murudeshwar is home to second largest statue of Lord Shiva in India. The beautiful and colorful statue of Lord Shiva is about 123 feet tall and is located on a small hill top right next to Arabian Sea. Statue of Lord Shiva, Murudeshwar The hill on which the statue […]

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Karwar

Karwar

Karwar is a beautiful coastal town about 15 km south of Karnataka – Goa border. Karwar is a beautiful alternate for the usually crowded beaches of Goa, and it will not disappoint you. There are several places to visit during the day, and several beaches in the area to relax in the evenings. The natural beauty of Karwar is extended as you witness River Kali […]

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