from Thalacauvery in the hills of Coorg, meandering through valleys
and bouncing over jagged rocks, River Cauvery reaches the fringes
of Bangalore at a beatific spot - Bheemeshwari. An idyllic getaway
for nature enthusiast, Bheemeshwari is scented with raw adventure.
Escape from the noisy humdrum of city life and cuddle up in the jungle
loges of Bheemeshwari. Situated on the banks of the river, these cosy
lodges make for that perfect hideout. Thrillophilia has some fabulous
travel packages to Bheemeshwari that are sure to help you relax and
all, where else can you experience the pleasure of an ayurvedic massage
while watching the river gently glide along its course? Or sit in
the open woods and enjoy a meal while birds sing to you melodiously!
and caves interest you, then ensure you visit the three caves at the
foothills of Baba Budan Giri that are believed to be sanctified by
those who love waterfalls, Chikmagalur has that in abundance. The
Gada Theertha, Nallikayi Theertha and Kamana Theertha waterfalls come
crashing down the sides of Baba Budan Giri, offering a perfect performance
for that nature lover in you!
Rope it up
one thing to relax in the jungle lodges or hang your feet in the waters
while the river washes away your cares. And it's another to cross
the river hanging high on ropes! Bring out the macho in you and resort
to the craziest adventure sports in Bheemeshwari.
crawl across the reptile infested waters of the Cauvery hanging high
up on a rope, or zip line across the hills for the ultimate thrill
in the air. For those who want to cross the heights with a little
more support, check out the Burma Loops. There's nothing more exciting
than walking on a tight rope, with two ropes for your hands to grab
and a lively river roaring below!
up the course of the Cauvery river, step into a raft or canoe and
slide down to the camp spot in style. Just leave your inhibitions
behind, get into the raft, and paddle your way down the river.
you may simply drift calmly, and at others scream your heart out as
the water plunges you down. That's the fun of white water rafting
with a lush green cover that supports a variety of wildlife, and bordered
by the Cauvery, Basavana Betta is truly cradled by nature.
a lovely trek trail from Basavana Betta to Chellure Hill that winds
around the hill, nearly parallel to the Cauvery.
double dhamaka! You get your share of the beauty of the river murmuring
to you the secrets of nature, while the exotic animals of the jungle
peep out of their natural habitat to give you those prized pictures.
all, how often do you get to see a peacock dancing or an elephant
teaching it's little one to find the right food?
way to escape from the mundane life of the city is to pitch tents
and camp in Basavana Betta.
a campfire, get those large coffee mugs out and sleep under a star-spangled
sky with nothing other than the jungle surrounding you. Wake up for
a change to the warm glow of the sun on your face instead of the shrill
doorbell of your milkman. And if you are lucky, you may have a visitor
or two from the depth of the jungles; so let the camera roll!
you are more of an action person, then explore the secrets of Basavana
Betta on cycles. Mountain bike through the serpentine paths and blind
hairpin bends, pass by deer, darters, grizzled giant squirrels and if
you're lucky, a jackal too!
can there be a better hideout than Bheemeshwari with Thrillophilia