Tourist Attractions in Shimoga Honnemaradu: Honnemaradu i
Shimoga Elephant Camp The Sakrebailu Elephant Camp is a forest c
Best hotel in Shimoga Standard Hotel: Kolavara Heritage Hom
Shimoga climate The month of March marks the start of summer sea
Shimoga Things to Do Bird Watching in Shimoga Shimoga offers bi
Places to visit around Jog Falls Dabbe Falls: These
Restaurant in Shimoga Shimoga is very famous places where touris
Culture of Shimoga Shimoga is an advanced and neoteric megalopol
Festivals in Shimoga The most famous festival of the city of Shi
How to Reach Shimoga By Flight: Shimoga have its own domest
Shimoga to Jog Falls Shimoga to jog falls is about 54 km away fr
Best time to visit Shimoga The best season to visit Shimoga is t
Shimoga, officially renamed as Shivamogga is a city and the district headquarters of Shimoga District in the central part of the state of Karnataka, India. The city lies on the banks of the Tunga River, Being the gateway for the hilly region of the Western Ghats. The town of Shimoga has been a home to several great dynasties and kingdoms, Steeped in rich heritage and culture. A wonderful and picturesque city widely popular for its breathtaking waterfalls and beautiful landscapes. Shimoga district includes tropical forests and beautiful hilly areas and the eastern less dense but has several lakes, river valleys and enchanting natural scenery of hills, dense forests, flora & fauna, forts, swaying palms and abundant paddy fields make for picturesque locales.
Shivamogga district is a district in the Karnataka state of India. A major part of Shimoga district lies in the Malnad region of the Western Ghats. The city lies on the banks of the Tunga River. Being the gateway for the hilly region of the Western Ghats, the city is popularly nicknamed as "Gateway of Malnad. Shimoga district is replete with the tales of some of the greatest dynasties who have ruled India. Shimoga was established by the Keladi rulers and went on to be ruled by the great Indian dynasties of the Kadambas, Gangas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas and Vijaynagar Kings. It reached its pinnacle during the rule of Shivappa Nayaka around 1600 A.D. Once some cowherds chanced upon it and tasted the beverage out of curiosity. They consequently went on to name the place as Sihi-Moge, which later came to be known as Shimoga.
Day 01: Arrived at Shimoga airport or railway station
After arrival at Shimoga airport or railway station our representative will transfer you to hotel. After freshen up and get ready you will proceed to Jog Falls 54 km away from Shimoga and it takes 2 Hours to reach. The height of the fall is about 830 ft and listed among the major tourist destination. The fall is visited by thousands of visitors every year. After spend attest 2 Hours near waterfall, you may have lunch at any nearest restaurant, later you will come back to Shimoga . Overnight stay with dinner Shimoga Hotel
Lunch: Served at any nearest Restaurant to Jog Fall
Day 02: Shimoga - Kunchikal Falls (104km/3 Hours)
After breakfast start your day by visiting Kunchikal Falls which is very famous as Jog Fall. Nestled in the Western Ghats, the area around the fall offer habitat to many rare found species of animals and plants. After fall you may have lunch at any nearest Restaurant, later move towards Agumbe valley to enjoy evening sunset. By the evening come back to hotel and Overnight stay with dinner at Shimoga Hotel
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Lunch: Served at any nearest Restaurant
Day 03: City tour of Shimoga
After breakfast you will have time to explore rest of the famous places of Shimoga which includes Sacred Heart Church, Honnemaradu and spend 2 Hours at Honnemaradu. After that you may have lunch at Hotel Swagat which serves pure Indian food. Later move towards Shimoga elephant camp to see the trained elephant and enjoy elephant safari. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Shimoga Hotel
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Lunch: Lunch served at Hotel Swagat
Day 04: Departs from Shimoga
After breakfast check out from hotel and you will drop to Shimoga airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory
Jog Fallsis at height of 253 m, Jog Falls is the 2nd highest waterfall in India and probably one of the most majestic, around the globe. Its name is derived from the Kannada word Jog which means falls. Jog falls is a perfect monsoon getaway for people in South and Western India as reaching here is pretty easy from Mangalore, Hubli, Bangalore and Goa. A Laser Light Show and Musical Karanji show is also held at the falls, everyday between 7:00PM and 9:00PM.
What to buy and shop in "Shimoga"
Spices and sandalwood
Where to buy & shop for souvenirs tourist items in "Shimoga"
Where to buy & shop for clothes in "Shimoga"
Sapthagiri Super Market
Where to have best food in "Shimoga"
Where to stay in "Shimoga"
Shimoga offers good and comfort stay facility, we suggested all three category of hotels which you like to stay
Standard Hotel: Kolavara Heritage Homestay: TA Rank (4.5) – Certificate of Excellence
Deluxe Hotel: Green View Boutique: TA Rank (4.5) – Certificate of Excellence
Luxury Hotel: Royal Orchid Central: TA Rank (4.5) – Certificate of Excellence
Where to drink in "Shimoga"
Best Bars in "Shimoga"
Jewel Rock Hotel
Where to eat Lunch & Dinner" Shimoga"
Meenakshi Bhavan Hotel and Restaurant