Experiencing a coracle ride is a must-do when you visit Karnataka’s Hogenakkal. The place is a famous tourist attraction, but a ban was imposed after heavy rainfall lashed parts of Karnataka. Hogenakkal faced an issue after the waters of the Cauvery rivers overflowed due to the heavy rains. The district administration banned the operations of the coracle ride for almost a month. Recently, they have reintroduced the coracle rides:
Go For Coracle Rides & Take A Dip In The Cauvery At Hogenakkal
Post the coming down of the Cauvery river waters, the administration has once again allowed tourists to hop on coracle rides across the Cauvery river. The admin has directed the tourists and coracle operators to wear life jackets and comply with all the guidelines. With the rides, taking a dip in the Cauvery waters will be possible now, lifting the ban. Hogennakal has tons of things for tourists to do, starting from swimming, trekking, sightseeing and more.
What To Do There & Places To Visit
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If you’re visiting Hogenakkal, then apart from the coracle rides and taking dips in the waters of the Cauvery river, you can do millions of things. If you are visiting the place for a weekend, it is a given that your itinerary will be filled with activities to do. First, begin by visiting the Hogenakkal Falls, then head to the Melagiri Hills, do not miss out on seeing the Crocodile Rehabilitation Centre and the Krishnagiri Dam. The best time to visit this place is in the winter, like October to February. That is an excellent time to go sightseeing and enjoy the best natural places in Hogenakkal.
Have you visited this place in Karnataka yet? If not, don’t wait & plan a getaway during your next holiday.
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