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