"The Mighty Waterfalls"

A Town in Karnataka, India

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Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Shivanasamundram from sea level:  2013 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  12.2847997°N, 77.1657844°E
Ecosystem:  Plain  

Food, Culture and Language at Shivanasamundram

Food Availability:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Kannada
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Why travel Shivanasamundram?

Shivanasamudram is a small town in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka, India. It is situated on the banks of the river Kaveri, and is the location of one of the first Hydroelectric Power stations in Asia.

The Shivanasamudra falls are formed on the Kaveri. A little distance before the falls, the river splits into two, forming an island. The two streams falls down to the same point and flows downstream. The two falls are called Gagana Chukki (90 metres) Bhara Chukki (69 metres).
The two falls are really majestic in the monsoon season.
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4 Places to visit and Things to do in Shivanasamundram

Shivanasamudra Falls at Shivanasamundram

Shivanasamudra Falls

The Shivanasamudra Falls is on the Kaveri River after the river has wound its way through the rocks and ravines of the Deccan Plateau and drops off to form waterfalls. The island town of Shivanasamudra divides the river into twin waterfalls. This creates the fourth largest island in the river's course. A group of ancient temples are located here and there likely was a village.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Gaganachukki Falls at Shivanasamundram

Gaganachukki Falls

The Gaganachukki Falls are shaped like a huge horsetail. It is a steep waterfall that rushes down with great velocity and provides incredible views. The Gaganachukki waterfalls are best viewed from the watch tower at Shivanasamudra. The twin waterfalls have an average height of 98 metres and can be approached from two sides. Reaching the bottom of the waterfall from the watch tower side is not possible as the area is fenced and no one is allowed to go near the water.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Bheemeshwari Fishing & Nature Camp at Shivanasamundram

Bheemeshwari Fishing & Nature Camp

Meandering through the woody landscape amidst the forests of Karnataka is the Cauvery, the most majestic and sacred river of South India. The river offers opportunity to both adventure and nature lovers. Nestled along this beautiful river is the Bheemeshwari Fishing & Nature Camp, world renowned as home to the great “Mahseer” the finest and one of the largest fresh water sport fish known to man. Tucked away from the milling crowds, yet close enough for you to reach. This camp offers a slice of nature that is charming and picturesque.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 6 hours
Ranganathaswamy Temple, Shivanasamudra at Shivanasamundram

Ranganathaswamy Temple, Shivanasamudra

The Sri Ranganathaswamy temple in Shivanasamudra is dedicated to the Hindu God Ranganatha, a manifestation of Vishnu. The temple is one of a set of three major temples that are built on three different islands on the Kaveri and are dedicated to lord Ranganatha, the others being those at Srirangapatna and Srirangam
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Time needed - 1 hours

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