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Situated on the banks of river Kaveri, Shivanasamudra is essentially a hydropower project location but is more commonly known for its waterfalls.
Literally meaning Shiva's Sea, this picturesque town with its rocky terrain and gushing waterfalls is a popular tourist destination with Gaganachukki, Shivanasamudra waterfall being the ones you don't want to miss. Tourists enjoy the calm amongst the roar of the cascading waters and the view from the vantage point. This calmness is infused with subtle hints of spirituality, given the Ranganatha temple here, which attracts pilgrims. The Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary will only fill your visit with more excitement with fishing and trekking.
Visit to this amazing waterfall is a must for People in and around Bangalore. You need to plan your visit carefully as there is lot of traffic jams during weekends. As we were returning to Bangalore, it got late & we were lucky to find a place called Hidden Campsite near channapatna. we stayed there at night. Its an awesome place literally hidden amidst 300 mango trees. Food offered by them was very tasty. They took us on a trek to a hill right in front of their campsite and it was rejuvenating & refreshing.
Easily accessible by road. An unexplored destination with not much crowd and lots of waterfalls to soak under.
Not reachable by train or flight. Since it is a small town it does not have many luxury resorts.
This destination is perfect for a family vacation or a trip out with friends. The temples, calm, natural settings and excellent authentic food make for a relaxing family trip while the waterfalls, backwaters and the many adventures activates are ideal for the adventurers.
Shivanasamudram is a very popular destination for residents of Bangalore and Mysore, and it is most convenient to travel here by road. Shivanasamudram does not have a railway station or an airport,... (Read More)
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