If you are in Bangalore, on a weekend and looking for a topographic point to indulge yourself into an adventuresome weekend, white river rafting at Bheemeshwari is what one can look frontward to. This is the topographic point which offers a battalion of out-of-door activities so near to Bangalore. If clip is a restraint, a individual twenty-four hours outing can be undertaken. Within 3 hours you are at a topographic point to hold a Zen experience.
Bheemeshwari is some 100 kilometers off from Bangalore, on the Bankss of river Cauvery. It by and large takes about 2.5 hours from Bangalore to make here. The path is reasonably simple with nice waies on the manner. From Bangalore you proceed towards Mysore on SH 17, and so take NH 219 to Kanakpura. The following topographic point, which is Muthathi, Bheemeshwari is about 6 kilometer. Some 30 kilometer of this path passes through alcoholic green wood ; the thrust is exceptionally pleasant, a friendly conditions, the booming verdure and truly good metallic roads make the thrust a memorable experience.
Bheemeshwari forests around the river Cauvery plays host for over 200 species of birds. Grey headed fish bird of Jove, pied crested fathead, snakebird etc. are the outstanding 1s. Wild animate beings like sambur, spotted cervid, Canis aureuss, elephants and leopards inhabit this jungle. Bheemeshwari is besides known for Mahseer fish, and the athletics of angling associated with it. Anglers frequent this topographic point and bask the athletics.
Cauvery, the most sacred river of south India, passes through uneven terrain here, therefore offering an chance to gamble lovers to bask the bangs of this aqua athletics. When the H2O drops from a significant tallness and organize an aerated current ; the lathered up H2O appears white hence the name white H2O. Small stretches or an full river is graded harmonizing to a system from I to VI, I is the easiest and the safest and VI the most ambitious.
Raft is a specially designed gum elastic boat that floats on H2O. Rafters sit on the border of the raft with an oar in your manus. The rafting teacher gives you commands to paddle frontward or rearward or non to paddle harmonizing to the state of affairs. Raft tends to even tumble with all residents thrown overboard in H2O, but there is nil to worry, as the life jacket keeps you drifting. The beauty of the athletics is that even those who do non cognize swimming can prosecute in it.
The rapids and current here are of class II. It provides good escapade for the 1s who want to acquire introduced to rafting. The 8 kilometer rafting trip takes about 2 hours of clip. Due to the geographics of the country, the river is largely unagitated. There are three to four sweeps of rapids on the 8 kilometer stretch, the river creates a “hole” near the concluding phase, where H2O truly churn and becomes really disruptive and unsmooth therefore giving a great white-water rafting experience.
There are Jungle Lodges run by the State Tourism Development Corporation and other private operators are antic and low-cost. A twenty-four hours circuit costs around Rs.350 to Rs.650 per caput, nightlong stay would be anything between Rs.1600 to Rs.3600 per twosome. The monetary value includes welcome drink, descent tiffin, and flushing tea. Dinner, balefire and following yearss breakfast are included in the nightlong stay itinerary. For out-of-door lovers collapsible shelter for about Rs.1600 per twosome are besides available. These are comfy and safe to pass a dark.
Before embarking to such distant location, one must include following points in the must transport list – Caps for the trek… the jungle tends to acquire hot in the afternoon, adequate H2O to imbibe, light trekking places, and a brace of apparels to alter, even if on a twenty-four hours trip.
Other possible activities that can be considered here are Joy fishing, a coracle ( a unit of ammunition boat ) drive in river Cauvery, professional angling, trek to 4000 pess high Basavana Betta.
The best season to see Bheemeshwari is between June and August, when wood is green. September to Feb is cool and right clip to see. Summer is warm, particularly during afternoons.
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