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Best Sightseeing Tours in Shimoga

Renowned for its history and heritage, Shimoga is an incredible tourist destination to bask in the luxury of nature. It is known to enchant the travellers with its natural beauty in the form of panoramic landscapes, majestic waterfalls, rolling green hills and magnificent temples. It is blessed with the babbling waters of four rivers- Sharavathi, Kumudavath, Tungabhadra and Varada that accentuate the beauty of this gorgeous city. Shimoga boasts of a rich history and has been home to several kingdoms in the past. Deriving its name from the words ‘Shiv Mukha’ that literally translates to ‘Face of Lord Shiva’, Shimoga is a wonderful destination for the tourists to soak in some peace of mind. Nestled in the Western Ghats, Shimoga is known for offering pristine natural beauty and often renowned as ‘Gateway of Malnad’. It is replete with scenic waterfalls, verdant hills, dense forests and a wide array of beautiful flora and fauna. Shimoga Sightseeing offers the most beautiful amalgamation of laid-back vibes with the spirit of adventure. There are multiple places to explore and a range of things to do to soak in the serene ambience of Shimoga. Sightseeing tour in Shimoga is an exciting venture for adventure junkies who are looking to get their dose of thrill. Tourists here like to indulge in a myriad of adventure activities like trekking, river rafting etc. Shimoga is an excellent hill station located just 275 kilometres from Bangalore and perfect for those who are looking for who are looking for the weekend getaway near the city.

For those who are wishing to enthral themselves with the sights of Shimoga, the best places to visit are Jog Falls, Kodachadri, Agumbe, Gajanur Dam, etc. Other notable places to add to Shimoga sightseeing tour are Sacred Heart Church, Vanake Abbey Falls, Shivappa Nayaka Palace, Bhadra Dam etc. An ideal duration for Shimoga Sightseeing is one or two days and offers a serene respite from mundane lives to the tourists. The cost of sightseeing packages in Shimoga is approximately INR 2800-5000. For the wildlife enthusiasts, the most exciting places to be in Shimoga are The Tyavarekoppa Lion and Tiger Safari, Gudavi Bird Sanctuary, Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary Elephant Training Camp of Sakrebailu and Sharavathi Wildlife Sanctuary. There are various places for the water babies to revel in the beauty of nature like Bhadra Dam, Gajanur Dam and Jog Falls. Among the religious places, the most famous ones are Guddekal Temple, Sacred Heart Church, Sigandhur Chowdeshwari Temple etc. Other prominent places which can be visited near Shimoga are Humcha, Kemmannagundi, Honnemaradu, Koodli, Bhadravathi, Agumbe, Sringeri, Nagara etc. The most amazing time to witness the beauty of Shimoga with sightseeing is from the month of July to December. The weather is the most pleasant this time of the year and offers a rejuvenating vacation for the tourists. Shimoga sightseeing can be enjoyed with friends, families, office colleagues and even solo. The idyllic city of Shimoga has something for everyone and allows everyone to relax and unwind.

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Traveller Tales from Shimoga


Anirudh Ghaty

12 September 2018

"One hell of a crazy trek this one. The views were just splendid, and the organisers had it all charted out, and were extremely helpful. \n\nAn initial route through the forest is what we go through wh...

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priyanka priyanka

09 November 2018

This was my 2nd SOLO trek through Thrillophilia. I am passionate about trekking and i feel Thrillophilia is one of the trusted platform, through them i can plan my solo trekking without any 2nd thought...

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shreya bhayani

28 February 2017

A must go place! We started our trek early in the morning and the journey through the jungle and waterfalls was breathtaking! There were a few steep climbs too with a scorching sun above us, but all of...

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Irene Susan

05 March 2018

"it was our first trek... most memorable trek... had fun... the accommodation and food was good... "

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25 July 2017

"Great trek.. Must visit places for all the trekkers... Nice stay with good food... Best guide.. "

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Indraja chalumuri

24 October 2017

"The trek was awesome and it could be a little difficult one for the first timers. During the uphill firstly we came across thick forests (there were leeches) and then a waterfall which was of nearly 9...

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Aiyaan Mohiuddin

19 April 2018

"It was euphoric. "

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Shubham Kabra

04 May 2018

Kodachadri Peak - Around 460 kms from Bangalore city where you can witness one of the most beautiful sunset. So let me begin from the starting - We started our journey in a NonAC bus which was quite co...

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Gajbaahu Kakkar

12 April 2014

The Kundadri Peak is located 80 km from Shimoga and around 20 km from Thirthahalli. It is known for its pristine beauty. We had a great time at this trek. I so suggest this to all my friends already. I...

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