Attractions to explore near Omkareshwara temple
An ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva which was constructed in a mix of gothic and Islamic styles. Omkareshwara Temple was built by Lingarajendra in 1820 CE. The Shivalinga installed inside the temple is believed to be brought from Kashi.
Raja's seat is a seasonal garden of flowers and artificial fountains. A mountain peak in Kodagu district surrounded by Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary. Well known for trekking. Pushpagiri is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka.
Part of Pushpagiri reserve forest, Mandalpatti Peak is a mist covered peak accessible only by vehicles capable of off roading or by hike. The grassland laden peak offers great views of the valleys and the hills below. Mandalpatti is also known as ‘Mugilu-Peth’ or ‘Mugilu-Pete’ in local language. It means Market of Cloud, a very apt name for the place.
This is the highest mountain in Kodagu district and also the third highest peak in Karnataka. Trekkers paradise, offroad, adventure. The peak presents amazing opportunities for trekking lovers. Once at the peak, tourists are offered with breathtaking views of the area around amidst an exceptionally calm and refreshing atmosphere.
Sasipara sits at a height of 1220 meters above sea level with views of many small towns and continuos mountains of the Western Ghats. From here, there are trekking routes to Coorg- the popular tourist destination in Karnataka and to many nearby villages. This is a very less explored attraction in the region.
Located near to the famous Paithalmala of Kannur, Ezharakund Waterfalls consists of a series of waterfalls along a stream, with rocky pits of varying sizes and depths underneath every fall. A hike along the stream give visitors access to all the falls, and pools for swimming.