Perfect Time And Places To Visit In Shimoga

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

It is a state natural heritage site. The Kollur Mookambika Temple offers views of Kodachadri, the tenth-highest mountain in Karnataka.

Kodachadri Hills

Jog Falls is the country's second-highest un-tiered waterfall. This waterfall, sometimes called Jogada Gundi or Gerusoppa falls, descends 253 meters.

Jog Falls

It's the "Cherrapunji of South India" and is located in Karnataka's Shimoga district. This biodiverse region has the most rain in South India and the second-most in India.


It's a vibrant town nestled behind the Shravathi River's basins. It's a beautiful town with lush green plants and trees where you may enjoy the scenery.


This temple town is located in Karnataka's SagarTaluk. This historic town is a vestige of the Vijayanagara Empire's feudal Keladi rulers.


Sakrebailu Elephant Camp is a training facility for elephant herds. It is a renowned tourist attraction around 14 kilometers from Shimoga.

Sakrebailu Elephant Camp

The original word 'dabbe' means'steps' because of the falls' stream bed. Each step's waterfalls and pools overflow, creating a cascading water wall.

Dabbe Falls

It's 15 kilometers away in Gudavi, Sorabtaluk, Shimoga district. It's 0.73 square kilometers and home to many birds.

Gudavi Bird Sanctuary

It is situated on the Bhadra River, a tributary of the Tungabhadra River. The dam is a magnificent site to behold because it is surrounded by rich flora.

Bhadra Dam

About 3 kilometers from Shimoga, it is a little historical town in the SagarTaluk. The Keladinayakas' Aghoreshwara Temple is Ikkeri's top tourist destination.


This location was part of the Vijayanagara empire and has historic temples. This low-key, out-of-town locale is perfect for a weekend retreat.


Kavaledurga Fort is a 1541-meter-high fort near Shimoga, Karnataka. Even in ruins, the hill fort is one of the most beautiful places in the state.

Kavaledurga Fort