Sightseeing  
 
Agumbe (A 45 KM Drive) - It is famous for its breath taking sunsets, green forest and has one of India’s steepest hair pin Ghats. It also has one of India’s highest rainfall and is rich in wild life.
Jog Fall (A 115 KM Drive) - River Sharavathi roars down more than 900 feet into the deep valley to create a magnificent waterfall and generates hydro electricity along the way.
Varahi (A 25 KM Drive) - An underground hydroelectric powerhouse and a place of great scenic beauty.
Kavaledurga (A 35 KM Drive) - an ancient fort built by Shivappa Nayaka on a hill top, which gives a wonderful view of western Ghats where beautiful Ice drops are formed by the Varahi backwaters.
Kundadri Hills (A 40 KMS Drive) - Hill is a huge monolithic rock formation with various outgrowths and is about 3200 feet above sea level. Surrounded by dense evergreen forest, Kundadri is an adventurous place for trekking. A rough stone paved path leading to the top of the hill in the middle of the dense forest. Kundadri has a Jain basadi on top of the hill. Kundadri named after the Jain priest, "Kundakundacharya" who was said to have performed penance here. On full moon day, one can experiment sun rise and the moon set simultaneously.
Kodachadri (A 70 KMS Drive) - is a mountain peak (altitude - 1343 m above sea level) in the Western Ghats in South India (Karnataka State). The roots of the name in Sanskrit is”Kutakachalam." In local Kannada language, it is also called Kodashi Parvatha. Kodachadri forms a picturesque background to the famous temple of Mookambika in Kollur. Situated in the middle of the Mookambika National Park, it is home to several endemic and endangered species of flora and fauna. The rain forests loom in a perpetual layer of mist around the peak. Around peak, shola forest is also there. This peak is where 'Shankaracharya' did meditation. You will find an ancient Sarvajna Peetha, (built out of rock) of Sri Shankaracharya at the top. Adi-Mookambika temple at Kodachadri village is believed to be the moola sthana (the origin) of Sri Mookambika Devi. It is also an excellent locale for Trekkers and backpackers. It is also known as a heaven on earth in Malnad.
Sringeri (A 65 KMS Drive) - is located in Chikmagalur district. It is the site of the first matha established by Adi Shankaracharya, Hindu theologian and exponent of the Advaita Vedanta philosophy, in the 8th century C.E. It is located on the banks of the river Tunga.
Humcha ( A 30 KMS Drive) - or Hombuja (better known as Humcha or Hamchawadi) is a Atishaya Kshetra, a place where divine events regularly occur. It is the most famous pilgrimage place dedicated to Lord Parsvanath and Devi Padmavati, in India. As per Historians and Jain religious leaders, Humcha or Hombuja is considered as the most sacred place for Mata Padmavati.
Lion safari (A 50 KMS Drive) - is located near Shimoga at Tyavarekoppa village and is also home to leopards, tigers and other wild life.
Elephant camp (A 25 KMS Drive) - a unique elephant training camp in Asia, it is situated in Sakaree Bailur near tunga damn, at Gajanur.
  Bird sanctuary (A 10 KMS Drive) - from June to September a variety of birds come to breed from all around the world on this spectacular island formed by the river tunga. boating is also available during the season.
  Sibbulagudda (A 30 KMS Drive) - a fish sanctuary and a delightful place to visit.
Kavishaila (A 35 KMs Drive) - also known as Kuppalli, is a small village in Thirthahalli taluk of Shimoga district in the state of Karnataka in India. It is famous for being the birthplace and childhood home of the renowned Kannada playwright and poet Kuvempu. Indeed, this pen-name Kuvempu pays homage to the author's home, created as it is from the first letters from his full name "Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa" (Venkatappa being his father's name). Kuppali is also the birthplace of Poornachandra Tejaswi, the son of Kuvempu and a famous Kannada writer himself. It is also the place where Kuvempu and Poornachandra Tejaswi have been cremated. The childhood home of Kuvempu at Kuppali has been converted into a museum by Rashtrakavi Kuvempu Pratishtana (a trust dedicated to Kuvempu). This trust has undertaken immense developmental works in Kuppali to showcase Kuvempu and his works to the external world.
  Thirathalli (A 18 KMS Drive) - It is a historic town built on the bank of river tunga, surrounded by beautiful hills. It is rich in its culture and scenic beauty.
Kollur (A 90KMS Drive) - is a tiny hamlet situated near Kundapur Town. This village lies at the foot of the Western Ghats, and is famous for the Mookambika temple, a Hindu pilgrim centre.
Kindly Note: In case assistance is needed for transportation to any of these locations, information has to be provided 24 HRS prior to the journey.
 
 
 
 
 
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