Bheemeshwari, a small town in Karnataka's Mandya district, is popular as a paradise for fishing enthusiasts as it is home to the Mahseer fishes - one of the finest game fish in the world. The tranquil site is the perfect getaway for a short trip from Bangalore, one that is close to nature. Due to its proximity with the Cauvery River and its extensive forest cover with a variety of flora and fauna, Bheemeshwari is visited by adventure enthusiasts for boating, adventure camps, trekking up the hills and bird watching.
Apart from being home to a wide variety of birds, Bheemeshwari is known for the diverse fishing camps like Mekedatu, Sangam, and Kokrebellur Pelicanry. The riverside is often dotted with the locals and tourists cooking food on rented utensils. This, sometimes, leads to littering in the area. The flora of Bheemeshwari that creates picturesque views also supports exotic wildlife which includes crocodiles, wild boars, leopards, jackals and deers. Bheemeshwari is a good spot to visit for the ones looking for a long drive and a one-day getaway from Bangalore.
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Known mainly for the adventure activities like fishing and trekking. A perfect weekend getaway.
The accesible part of the river bank is littered with trash
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