Tips To Plan A Visit To Shivasamudram 

Posted on June 6, 2020 by

Shivasamudram is surely the next thing that you are planning to explore which is why you are here. So that you do not go astray while planning your trip to this place, we have done all the research for you to help to plan a perfect trip. The following are some of the tips that are going to help you a lot.

 How to reach Shivasamudram 

Prior to planning a visit to Shivasamudram, one thing that you ought to know is that the Falls do not have connectivity via flight or train. However, the place is readily accessible via bus. Another way to reach the place is via car, you can opt to self-drive. The nearest major bus station is Majestic Bus Stand. Sivasamudram Bus Stand is another but it is a local bus stop having a limited bus frequency. If you plan to drive, the place is easy to reach from three major cities namely, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, and Mangaluru with a distance of 134km, 188 km, and 406 km respectively. If you are considering taking a train then Mysuru Junction Railway Station (MYS) is close, another is Hanakere Railway Station (HNK) again a local railway station but with railway connectivity that is limited. Another preferred option for many is airways with Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) being the closest followed by Mysore Airport (MYQ) which is a small airport having limited flight routes.

When to visit Shivasamudram 

Shivasamudram is one destination that is in the bucket list of all those fond of traveling and exploring different places across the globe. This is one place that has its own charm to offer to the visitors in all the twelve months. The climate seems o remain more or less the same throughout the year. However, we recommend that you must plan for visiting the place in the months between July and January. These months are the best months to visit Shivanasamudra Falls. However, most people visit the place between August and October as it remains to be the peak season. Thus, the recommended period works well for you as there would be less rush and better accommodation options available. In the peak season, though the sight of the place remains to be picturesque and breathtaking.

Must-do things in Sivasamudram

There are not many places to visit in Sivasamudram but the few that are sure to offer you the best view of the place.  These are the best attractions and sites for the tourist. You can plan to visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple that is located here built-in Dravidian architecture style also known as “Madhya Ranga.”Another place where you must go is Sri Someshwara Temple which is one of the most ancient temples and one of the most beautiful temples across the globe. Last but not least is the Shakthi Devathe temple of Vanadurga Devi which is another major attraction of the entire place. another thing that you should not miss out on is Gaganachukki Falls. These falls offer you the most mesmerizing view that you will never forget.

Food in Shivasamudram

If you are planning a trip to this beautiful yet exotic location then one thing that we would like to warn you about is the food options. There are not many food options available at this place so our suggestion remains that you should carry good eating stuff with you. There is but one place that you should not miss out on eating options. It is one of the most popular restaurants called Bharachukki which is located near the Dargah. This is a paradise for the non-vegetarians as they can surely try a diversity of fish preparations prepared with the extra spices. You can also explore other small eating joints at Gaganachukki that primarily offers the basic South Indian fare.

All in all, these are some of the most important things that you need to know prior to planning a visit to Shivasamudram. Unlike other tourist attractions, there are not many things to do or many options to explore at this place. So, you must have a plan in mind before heading towards this place so that you can utilize your time properly. There is no point planning long stays here as the things to do are limited. 

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