Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary in Shimoga, Karnataka, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Aralagodu To Kanchikai Temple Road, Halethota, Karnataka 577421, India

1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks
Forests
Wildlife Sanctuaries

About Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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.



Attractions near Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Linganamakki Reservoir2.58km from Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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.

Hidlumane Waterfalls18.37km from Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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.

Kodachadri Hill21.03km from Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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.

Dabbe Falls22.52km from Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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

Sri Mookambika Temple22.63km from Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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

Jog Falls24.24km from Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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.

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