Shettihalli is a small village, about 22 KM from Hassan. The Church is located about a couple of KM after the village on the Hemavathi river bed in Gorur reservoir. A beautiful architecture, but it is already ruined seriously. Some walls are already washed off. It does not look like it would survive many more […]
Magajahalli Falls flows from top of hills and comes down to form a exuberant waterfalls. The rocksides of the waterfalls gives extra glimpse to play around and to capture the photos. Though Magajahalli Falls close to the main road its difficult for first timers to notice since it is covered with thick trees and shrubs.
The “Agni Gudda” or Parvat as you would have guessed by now means “Fiery Mountain” for legendary volcanic activities in this region. This location has been an all-time favorite with the youths from Bangalore for trekking, and outdoor camping. The mountain provides a great view of the surrounding rice terraces and a good spot for […]
From this point one can see the mountain ranges of 3 districts: Kumara Parvatha (1319 m) of Dakshina Kannada district, Puspha Giri (1712 m) and Dodda Betta (1119 m) of Coorg district and Patta Betta (1112 m) and Enni Kallu (900 m) of Hassan district. The highlight of this point is that the view has […]
The ruins of a small fort built by Tipu Sultan (1750-99) who ruled over the South Indian state of Mysore (1782-99) coupled with beautiful mountain range of Western Ghats could be found here. Milky white clouds hug the green hills and makes the place a heaven on earth. Ever felt like kissing the clouds!!?? You […]
Manjarabad Fort is located about 5 KM after Sakleshpur town when we go from Hassan. It is a simple and nice architectural fort. There are quite a few things to see here in a very small area: The fort wall, watch towers, a cross-shaped stepped well at the center, surrounded by dungeons, a few storage […]
A small hanging bridge built by village panchayat across a small stream to make a near by village accessible to the outer world too has become a favorite place for the tourists and adventure lovers to hangout.
A beautiful water fall located amid the forest makes it almost a private water fall due to less tourist/ local crowd. As the water falls from about 35 – 40 feet height it gives an immense pleasure to the eyes of the individuals to watch the nature’s glory here. The falls are attracting tourists from […]
This place is beautiful for photography. Blazing sunrise and sunset gives a marvelous amount of happiness. Its a photographers paradise since we can valley of hills next to one another. The giant Jenukal Gudda is next to this Pandavar Gudda. Air distance to Jenukal is very near and want to reach there a full fledged […]
Ettina Bhuja….a hidden gem of a trail in southern Karnataka. The trek to Ettina Bhuja is short and relatively easy. It is ideal for trekking enthusiasts, especially those with limited experience. Ettina Bhuja, about 1300 msl, is one of the numerous peaks in the Charmadi Ghats region of Karnataka. The name Ettina Bhuja is derived […]