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Sivasamudram Island
About 65kms, East of Mysore, you will find the tiny island town of Shivasamudram in Mandya district. Here the River Cauvery meanders to fall into cascading Shivasamudram Falls. This sparking waterfalls flows through the abundant sylvan forest of Karnataka in Deccan Plateau, plunges 320 feet into gorge into a spate, breaking into a cloud of misty foam. The falls are 893 metres wide.....more
Srirangpatnam Island
Situated on the Cauvery River, the island-fortress of Srirangapattana is famous as the former capital of the great kings, Hyder Ali, and his son, Tipu Sultan, the 'Tiger of Mysore'. The ruins of the magnificent fortress that stands here is the main tourism attraction.....more
Karighatta Temples
Karighatta is a hill situated a few kilometres outside the 'island' town of Srirangapatna. It is situated off the Bangalore-Mysore road just before Srirangapatna. The name translates to "Black Hill" in Kannada. The hill has a Hindu temple devoted to a form of Hindu god Vishnu, called "Karigirivasa".....more
Melukote Temples
Melkote located near Mysore in Karnataka houses an ancient shrine to Vishnu, worshipped as TiruNarayana. This shrine is known for its long standing association with the spiritual leader Ramanujacharya. Melkote is also known as Yadavagiri, yatistalam, Vedadri and Narayanadri. ....more
Srirangapatna Temples
Srirangapatna also spelt as Srirangapattana, is city of historic, religious, and cultural hub situated in Mandhya district of Karnataka, just about 13kms from Mysore. A must see place on Bangalore- Mysore Highway. Here you will come across the entire town as an island enclosed by River Kaveri.....more
Srirangapatna Archeology
The river Kaveri surrounds Srirangapatnam , which is 16 km north of Mysore.it was the capital of Muslim Mysore kingdom, which was at loggerhead with the English and the Mysore king.....more
Bhimeshwari Sanctuary
The sparkling blue waters of Cauvery wind through rocks and ravines and fall off the Deccan Plateau to form the twin falls of Barachukki and Gaganachukki.About 35 kms downstream is yet another set of falls called Mekedatu (Goat's Leap).....more
Melukote Wildlife Sanctuary
Melkote Temple Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Mandya District of Karnataka and is about 5 km from Melkote. Meant specifically for the protection of wolf, the sanctuary is divided into two blocks, namely, Mudibetta and Narayandurga. Deciduous scrub forest occupies the sanctuary.....more
Srirangapatna Historical
Srirangapatna also spelt as Srirangapattana, is city of historic, religious, and cultural hub situated in Mandhya district of Karnataka, just about 13kms from Mysore. A must see place on Bangalore- Mysore Highway. Here you will come across the entire town as an island enclosed by River Kaveri.....more
Hemagiri Falls
This place is located 8 Kms from KR pet enroute to Kikere town or Govindhalli. It is better to take the route back, in view of bad roads on the same stretch to reach Kikere town. The river is in full flow during monsoon and it is a treat to watch.....more
Shivasamudram Waterfalls
The Shivasamudram falls is a segmented waterfall since the river Cauvery branches into two separate falls - the western falls known as Gaganachukki and the eastern falls, Bharachukki. Shivasamudram falls is the second biggest waterfall in India and the sixteenth largest in the world.....more
Bheemeswari River
Listen to the sweet hum of the rippling river... Feel the chill of the water... and get to face her majestic beauty by riding down the river in a raft...The Cauvery is one of the most majestic and sacred rivers in the country. Flowing through the thick forests of Karnataka, this river is home to India's only protected fish species - The 'Mahaseer'.....more
Mahadevapura River
Mahadevapura is located in Mandya district of Karnataka in India. A great picnic spot which is quite far away from modern world. A famous spot for film makers shooting nature scapes -for this hamlet by the Cauvery, offers some of the prettiest frames for any cinematographer.....more
Mekedatu River
Mekedatu, in Kannada means Goat’s leap, which is situated 98kms south of Bangalore. river Cauvery flows into a deep and narrow gorge, so narrow, that a goat could leap over it and that is how it got its name.....more
Kokkare Belluru/Bellur Pelicanry
Kokkare Bellur (Village of Storks), a small village off the main highway between Bangalore and Mysore, is one of the few nesting sites in India of the spotbilled pelican. In addition, it is also home to hundreds of painted storks.....more
Krishna Raja Sagara Dam
Krishna Raja Sagara also popularly known as KRS is the name of both a lake and the dam that causes it.In 1924[1]. Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya served as the chief engineer. The dam is named for the then ruler of the Mysore Kingdom, Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV.For information about the settlement near the dam and reservoir, see Krishnarajasagara.....more
Adi Chunchanagiri Temples
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Adichunchanagiri Peacock Sanctuary

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Located in Mandya District, Adichunchanagiri peacock sanctuary is covered with scrub forest and plantations. The altitude here varies from 770 - 1000 m. The sanctuary was established with the specific purpose of protecting the peacock. Other fauna seen here includes bonnet macaque, fruit bat, jungle cat, common mongoose and hare. A wide variety of birds and butterflies are found in the park. Rare species of yellow-throated bulbul is seen here. Chunchanagiri temple and pilgrim centre are nearby. A forest rest house is available inside the sanctuary. Another rest house of the Public Works Department is there near the temple.

Adi Chunchanagiri The seat of the Swami of the Vokkaliga community , this small town is a noted center of Bhairva Worship . The main attraction here is the gangadeshwara Temple , Which attracts pilgrims in thousands during the annual Jatra and the Peacock Sanctuary . The Matha provides accommodation for guest visitors at its guest house .

Adichunchanagiri occupies a special place in the heart of the tourists visiting Karnataka. It is an important seat of learning and is dotted with a number of temples. The rock climbers and those with a penchant for adventurous activities consider Adichunchanagiri a very interesting place. The bird lovers have a lot to look forward to in this place that has a wonderful peacock sanctuary called the Adichunchanagiri Peacock Sanctuary.

Covered with scrub forest and plantations, the Adichunchanagiri peacock sanctuary's altitude varies from 770 to 1000 meters. There was a clear motive behind the setting up of this sanctuary, the conservation of the peacocks. Besides the innumerable peacocks that thrive in this place Adichunchanagiri peacock sanctuary also provides asylum to bonnet macaque, fruit bat, jungle cat, hare and common mongoose. The sheer diversity of birds and butterflies are bound to impress you. You will stumble upon the rarest species of the yellow-throated bulbul. The Chunchanagiri temple and the pilgrim center are in close proximity to the Adichunchanagiri peacock sanctuary.

The entry fee of the Adichunchanagiri Peacock Sanctuary is Rs. 15 for the Indians and Rs. 50 for the foreigners. The Adichunchanagiri Peacock Sanctuary also organizes safaris around the sanctuary in departmental bus and departmental jeep. It is advisable that you let a guide accompany you on your safari for which you have to shell out 100 bucks. If you want to take snaps of the inmates of the Adichunchanagiri Peacock sanctuary you can do so but only after paying the money for it. You can carry a manual, digital still camera, handy cam or even a larger video camera. You are also allowed to undertake trekking activities within the Adichunchanagiri peacock sanctuary for which the sanctuary has all the required facilities.

Location info:

Address:Located in Mandya District, Adichunchanagiri peacock sanctuary is covered with scrub forest and plantations. The altitude here varies from 770 - 1000 m.
District:Mandya District
Nearest City:Nagamangala
Best time to visit: Any time of the year.

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Interesting things to do:

The rock climbers and those with a penchant for adventurous activities consider Adichunchanagiri a very interesting place.
The bird lovers have a lot to look forward to in this place that has a wonderful peacock sanctuary

Interesting things to Visit:

Adichunchanagiri Muth is situated on the Adichunchanagiri hills, Nagamangala taluk of Mandya district. The place is blessed with beauty of nature where peacocks play under the azure shadow of the trees and cool breeze in the midst of beautiful rural settings. The land scape is a great nature of mankind. It is dear to nature lovers, bewitches the devotes to develop a spiritual bent of mind. It is a punyastala par-excellence. The presiding deity is Lord Kalabhairaveshwara. The hillock, the dome of temple Gangadhareshwara and the pond in Mayravana are a sight for the Gods. Adichunchanagiri Peeta has a great tradition and significant inheritance of illustrious succession of Gurus who have contributed to the improvement of mankind. The fervent and dedicated aims of the muth have attracted millions of devotees.

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How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Mandya
Nearest Airport:Bangalore
Road Transport:Accessibility via road is from Bangalore to Nagmangala (90 km) and then 26 km on to the sanctuary, via Nelligere.

Nearest Visiting places:


Nearest Petrol Pump:

Nagamangala

Hotels/Lodge/Accommodation:

Amblee Holiday Resort P. B. No. 17, Srirangapatna, Mandya - 571 438 Tel: 08236-217475, 217474 Fax: 08236-52357 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web site: www.ambleeresort.com Tariff Range: Rs. 1200/- to Rs. 1800/-

Balaji Garden Resort Mysore-Bangalore Road, Near Paschimavahini, Srirangapatna, Mandya - 571 438 Tel: 08236-217355, 217356 Tariff Range: Rs. 400/- to Rs. 1300/-

Fort View Resorts Near Check Post, Bangalore-Mysore Highway, Srirangapatna, Mandya - 571 438 Tel: 08236-252777 Fax: 08236-653877 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web site: www.fortviewresorts.com Tariff Range: Rs. 700/- to Rs. 950/-

KSTDC Mayura River View Srirangapatna, Mandya - 571 438 Tel: 08236-217455, 217454 Tariff Range: Rs. 500/- to Rs. 700/-

Hotel Amravathi Bangalore-Mysore Road, Near Toll Gate, Mandya - 571 401 Tel: 08232-224413, 224414 Tariff Range: Rs. 450/- to Rs. 650/-

Hotel Gururaj Continental Bangalore-Mysore Highway, Near DC Office, Mandya - 571 401 Tel: 08232-238001, 238002 Fax: 08232-238001 Tariff Range: Rs. 275/- to Rs. 475/-

Hotel Priyadarshini Deluxe Bangalore-Mysore road, HKV Nagar, Maddur Taluk, Mandya - 571 428 Tel: 08232-2232725 Tariff: Rs. 250/-

Things to carry:

You can carry a manual, digital still camera, handy cam or even a larger video camera. You are also allowed to undertake trekking activities within the Adichunchanagiri peacock sanctuary for which the sanctuary has all the required facilities.

Tips & Suggestions:

Distance:- 110 km from Bangalore , Mandya : 66km Nagamangala : 6km

It is advisable that you let a guide accompany you on your safari for which you have to shell out 100 bucks.If you want to take snaps of the inmates of the Adichunchanagiri Peacock sanctuary you can do so but only after paying the money for it.

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:Nagamangala
Nearest Hospital:Nagamangala
Society/Community Phone NumberKSTDC (bookings and info) Badami House, NR Square, Bangalore Tel: 080-2275869, Fax: 2352626 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Links:
http://www.legacykarnataka.com/karnataka_adichunchanagiri.htm
http://www.india9.com/i9show/Adichunchanagiri-Peacock-Sanctuary-25030.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wildlife_of_Karnataka
http://www.southindiatourtravel.com/karnataka/wildlife-sanctuaries/adichunchanagiri-peacock-sanctuary.html