Mysore

Mysore

Mysore is famed for its royal heritage, and wonderful monuments. The city is also located in close proximity to several places where you can rejuvenate your mind. A small list of such places is below. I hope you enjoy the tour of Mysore 🙂 The details of some of the places I have visited have their own pages. At the bottom of this page, I […]

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Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace is the official residence of the Wodeyars, who were the rulers of the princely state of Mysore for hundreds of years. The palace is located in the heart of the city of Mysore. No visit to Mysore is complete without visiting the Mysore Palace. This palace is more beautiful during Dasara celebration where Golden Throne and Golden Elephant Seat are displayed. Shoes and […]

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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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Kokkare Bellur / Kokrebellur

Kokkare Bellur / Kokrebellur

Bangalore in Karnataka is blessed with several natural beauties around it. Most of them are less known, and yet a visit to these places can pleasantly surprise you in many ways. One such place is a small village called Kokkare Bellur/Kokrebellur, which is located in Mandya district of Karnataka. A visit to this village can keep you wondering about the amazing relationship of birds and […]

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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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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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