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Sirmane Waterfall

Sirmane / Sirmane falls

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Sirimane falls, a tributory of Tunga river which decends from the Western Ghats ranges near Sringeri in Chikmagalur District of Karnataka. Sirimane falls is one of the pretty waterfalls, located about five kilometres from Kigga, and is around 22 km away from Sringeri. A trek from Kigga to Sirimane is purely adventurous. The areas adjoining the falls are filled with thick green trees. Narasimha Parvata and Agumbe are among the points of interest nearby. The journey through the fields early in the morning with the sound of fresh water gushing through the fields reminds all city dwellers of what we miss. The water falls throughout the year and is very difficult to reach during the mosoon rains.

Sirimane Falls is one among the many waterfalls of the Western Ghats of Karnataka. Sirimane Falls is located at a distance of 5 km from Kigga near Sringeri, a popular pilgrim center.This waterfall is small compared to other waterfalls of Western Ghats. But there is no compromise in the beauty of the waterfall.

One of the numerous waterfalls of the Western Ghats. This beautiful waterfall is at 5 kilometers distance from the place Kigga near Sringeri. This waterfall though small in size when compared to the other waterfalls of the Western Ghats. But in beauty this one as pretty as others. Best season for visiting would be just after the rainy season.

Sirimane falls is 5Kms from Kigga in Chickmagalur district and is around 22kms away from the Sringeri.
Distance from Bangalore : 300+kms.
Nearest Hospital : Sringeri.
Nearest food point : Sringeri.
Nearest Petrol Bunk : Sringeri.
Location and Transport:
Take a bus from Sringeri which goes to Kigga.You will not get a bus which takes you near the waterfall you will have to walk 5kms after you get down at Kigga. There is motorable way to the waterfall.

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Kigga: 5 km
Sringeri: 20 km

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Best time to visit: Falls is immediately after monsoon to enjoy the beauty of the waterfall. Best season for visiting would be just after the rainy season. 

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Agumbe and Sri Sarada Samsthanam at Sringeri are nearby attractions.

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Nearest Railway Station: Shimoga
Nearest Airport:Mangalore

Road Transport: Sirimane Falls is easily accessible by road.

Take a bus from Sringeri which goes to Kigga.You will not get a bus which takes you near the waterfall you will have to walk 5kms after you get down at Kigga. There is motorable way to the waterfall.

Nearest Visiting places:

Narasimha Parvata. Aagumbe, Sringeri, Uluve Bird Sanctury

Sringeri is a holy town situated on the banks of Tunga River, 90 km west of Chikmagalur, in Karnataka. It is believed that the town is named after the great saint Rishyasringa, who figures in the epic Ramayana as the chief priest at the great sacrifice of King Dashrath.
Sringeri is famous for Sri Sarada Samsthanam, established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 7th century. The 14th century Vidyashankara temple, situated in a scenic spot, along the river, is another point of attraction. The temple is noted for its architectural splendor that exemplifies the artistic transition from Hoysala to Vijayanagar style. Sirimane falls, located at Kigga, 10 km from Sringeri is worth visiting.

This enchanting falls as its name suggests is nature bounty. It is 5ks distance from the place Kigga near Sringeri, Western Ghats. Best season for visiting would be just after the rainy season.Because of its easy accessability for one day goers, it is crowded most of the time.One can club their visit to the other locations like Narasimha Parvata, Aagumbe, Sringeri temple, Uluve bird Sanctuary.

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