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Linganamakki Reservoir

Linganamakki Reservoir, Karnataka


About Linganamakki Reservoir

Spread across the river Sharavathi, it is one of the major dams of Karnataka with a length of 2.4 kilometers. Connected by canals, the reservoir gets it's water from nearby Chakra and Savahaklu reservoirs and from rainfall in the region.

Attractions near Linganamakki Reservoir

Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary2.58km from Linganamakki Reservoir

Spread over an area of 431.23 km2, it has dense evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. The sanctuary is a refuge of the endangered lion-tailed macaque.

Hidlumane Waterfalls19.86km from Linganamakki Reservoir

Accessed by hiking, this is a series of six cascading waterfalls hidden from one other. The trek from the first fall to the 6th fall includes steeper trek that runs through forest, water, and rocks.

Dabbe Falls19.99km from Linganamakki Reservoir

Nestled within the lush green folds of Saravathi wildlife sanctuary, it is a storied waterfall reachable through picturesque trails.

Jog Falls21.79km from Linganamakki Reservoir

Created by the Sharavathi River dropping 253 meters (830 ft), making it the second-highest plunge waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Falls with a drop of 335 meters (1100 ft) in Meghalaya.

Kodachadri Hill22.32km from Linganamakki Reservoir

13th highest peak of Karnataka state. Surrounded by dense forests and breathtaking views, it is a major attraction for hikers. At the top of the peak stands a stone-built temple dedicated to Adi Shankara.

Sri Mookambika Temple23.32km from Linganamakki Reservoir

The famous temple located in the valley of Kodchadri peak. A good place for mental rejuvenation and for spiritual energy.

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