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The charm of Ayyanakere Lake makes for a picture perfect view and a moment of tranquillity, located in Chikmagalur, about 240 km away from Bengaluru.
What Is It?
Ayyanakere Lake is away from the bustling tourists and the local crowd, giving you a perfect moment of peace and tranquillity. Leisure around and take pleasure in activities like swimming or fishing or channel your inner energy and explore the surrounding region.
The lake is also known to be the second largest in the state, that was built by a local chieftain, Rukmangada Rays. It was built to meet the needs of the people whose livelihood was agriculture and is originated in the eastern base of the Baba Budangiri hill range.
The sparkling blue water reflects the stark blue skies and the surrounding hills that are mostly covered with mist. This view can also be enjoyed with a jetty that you could take from there. You can also visit a temple nearby which exudes calm and positive vibes.
Where is it: Ayyanakere Lake, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 571811
How to reach: Take a bus or a cab from Chikmagalur