Jog falls is a spectacular waterfall near Shimoga in Karnataka. It’s a must visit holiday spot, which is thronged by tourists. Here are some of the best places to stay near Jog falls for a fulfilling holiday. Sharavathi Adventure Camp – Commune with nature The Sharavathi Adventure Camp, operated by Jungle Lodges is just 6 […]
Located in the central part of Karnataka, Shimoga city is the district headquarters of the Shimoga district. It has been renamed officially as Shivamogga, meaning Shiva-Mukha or “Face of Shiva”. Throughout the different eras, Shimoga has been ruled by various dynasties such as Chalukyas, Kadambas, Gangas, and Hoysals. Stretched right beside the Tunga River, Shimoga is known as the gateway to the Western Ghats and called “Gateway of Malnad” by the locals.
Vast paddy fields and several waterfalls enrich the landscape in and around this city. This city has done remarkably well in terms of industrial growth. Thriving industries of this city include Pearlite Industries, Malnad Alloys, and Perfect Alloys. Shimoga also delights visitors with plenty of visiting worthy places such as Shivappa Nayaka’s Palace, Gajanur Dam, Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary, Harakere Shiva Statue and Koodli. Travelers can also visit Sakkare Bayalu, an elephant training camp lying 2 km away from Gajanur Dam. Read more about Shimoga
Jog falls is a cascading wonder, formed by River Sharavati in Siddapura taluk in Uttara Kannada district, with its view point located in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. Tucked away in dense evergreen forests, it is a hot spot amongst tourists and is a must visit place. Jog falls is alternatively known as Gerusoppe Falls, […]
The Savehaklu reservoir may not be one of the most well-known water reservoirs in Karnataka but it is a beautiful spot. Built on the Chakra River in the Shivamogga district, this reservoir offers spellbinding views. It has been a shooting site for many movies. Quick Facts About Savehaklu Reservoir Built on: River Chakra Connected to […]
Currently known as the Nagara Fort, the majestic Bidanur Fort or Shivappa Nayaka Fort has survived the test of time and happens to be an important part of the history of Karnataka. Situated in the Shivamogga (Shimoga) district in Karnataka Nagara is a village that has historical significance. The Nagara fort was referred to as […]
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Sakrebailu Elephant Camp in Shimoga in Karnataka is a training camp for captive elephants. Visitors can enjoy an interactive session with the elephants.
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary in Shimoga is a beautiful bird sanctuary. Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is visited by migrant birds and has a huge variety of birds.