Sunday, November 14, 2010



State: Karnataka 
District: Mandya
Famous for/as: Trekking, Rafting
Languages: Kannada
Best Season: Aug - Feb
Weather: Summer 22-40°C, Winter 10-32°C
Altitude: 800-1200 m
Pincode: 560001
STD code: 08933

I had been to the Bheemeshwari along with my fellow friends -
the Team
Vishwanath (Photographs of this Place)
Ganesh and

and we met a good team at Kanakpura Rotarians
Satish (Kannada Prabha Correspondent)
Arasu, Devegowda, Maiya, Chandru 
With the help Sri Satish, we had a stay at Bheemeshwari Nature Camp (Forest Dept)

Cauvery River, Bheemeshwari

This place, which is located about 100 km away from Bangalore in the district of Mandya, is fast becoming a major tourist attraction. It is situated between Barachukki and Gaganachukki and Mekedatu falls. This is a perfect place for the nature lover.

There is abundant natural scenery in this place together with ample fishing facilities. In fact, the place is known as the fishing destination of the region. Tourists can see a large number of animals in this region including leopards, jackals, crocodiles, deer, wild boars and plenty of exotic birds.

Another View of Cauvery River
It makes for an excellent trekking spot. This is also home to the famous gaming fish - The Mahseer. This is the perfect place if you want to enjoy the beauty of nature.

Tourists can lodge in at the numerous cottages that are scattered in the region. These provide a cozy atmosphere and are a good place to stay while in Bheemeshwari.
Forest Dept Guest House, Bheemeshwari
Tourists can go for boat rides on the river Cauvery. These rides would take the tourists through some of the most beautiful places in the region. They would glide through forests and might even spot animals and birds. Boat ride amidst the breath taking natural scenery is sure to take the breath away.

Forest Dept
Deputy conservator of forests,

Cauvery Wildlife Division, Kanakapura
Phone: 080-7522537

for Trekking in and around Bheemeshwari, please do visit

Muthathi Anjaneya Temple

Muthatharaya Anjaneya Temple, Muthathi
Muthathi is a small village on the bank of Kaveri. The road to Muthathi runs along the river, and you can stop at places to spend time on the river bank or dip your feet in shallow waters. The village and the approach road are within the boundary of Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary.

Expect to sight some wildlife if you are lucky, which includes chital, sambar deer and even elephants.Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary is home to rare and endemic grizzled giant squirrels. The region is also rich in bird life. Take Kanakapura road out of Bangalore till you get to Satanur. Turn left at Satanur and drive for another 30 minutes to get to Muthathi. There is no food and accommodation avaialable at Muthathi. Pack your own food and plan to return by the end of the day.

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