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Head to Sharavathi Valley for your next weekend getaway to escape to the lush green landscapes and enjoy trekking in a backwater island near Bengaluru.
What Is It?
Sharavathi valley is also known as ‘The Valley of Water’ where a small island exists. Visit the Sharavathi Valley when you want to reconnect with nature and find respite in the midst of dense greenery, high hills and unaltered backwaters. A trip to the valley involves a two days trekking adventure amidst the hills and backwaters which is a paradise for all nature enthusiasts.
What’s In It?
Explore the breath-taking terrain, get picked up from different locations in Bengaluru on a Friday night and make an overnight journey to the destination. The beautiful landscapes cover lush green deciduous trees, coconut trees and rare birds that are found here. The world famous Jog Falls is formed by Sharavathi River that plummets at a height of 830 feet and the backwaters are formed by the presence of a dam in Sagara Taluk of Shimoga District of Karnataka.
Stroll around the lush landscapes of Sharavthi, visit the flamboyant cascade, Unchalli Falls, enjoy swimming sessions and camp amidst the wild thickets. Explore the lesser known places, trek to various waterfalls and indulge in several water-sport activities.
What’s more? You can even take coracle rides and enjoy kayaking and fishing while you travel one island to another and witness a stunning sunset on the backwaters. Make this destination your next weekend getaway spot which is about 380 km away from Bengaluru.
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Where: Sharavathi Valley Backwaters Island Trek, Sharavathi Valley, Karnataka
Cost: ₹3,500 (Approx.)
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