About Shimoga

A heaven on the Earth


Shimoga Overview

Located in the beautiful state of Karnataka, India. It is a perfect mix of wonders of nature and ancient cultural heritage. The Western Ghats surround Shimoga and offer a massive tourism option providing peace and escape from the bustling city shores. Shimoga offers something to every traveler. They never disappoint any explorer. It is the perfect place for breathtaking landscapes to historical sites.

Taste the Shimoga’s Delights -

Shimoga is blessed by mother earth in such a huge way that we can’t even understand. Shimoga is covered with lush greenery, large forests, and pretty landscapes. Among all that, some of the famous waterfalls are Jog Falls, the most famous attraction among every age group of visitors. It offers perfect cliffs that will take your breath away. 

Want to do adventure? Shimoga offers you that also. One of the most stunning Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is home number of birds and spot some unique species in their natural habitat. If you want a unique experience, you can take a boat ride with diverse flora and fauna along its bank.

Ancient History and Heritage -

The cultural heritage can be understood very well through historical sites like the iconic Rameshwara Temple, dating back to the 16 Century perfect example of old architecture. Immerse in the spiritual aura made by the devotees.

Don’t miss the chance to visit the Shivappa Nayaka Palace, a marvel of architecture of the 16 century. 

It is a perfect place that showcases the Nayaka Dynasty and offers a glimpse into the region’s regal past. You will understand exquisite craftsmanship and detailed artwork, a popular paradise through this.

Hot Springs in Shimoga -

The must-visit Hot Spring in Shimoga is Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary. The sanctuary is covered with lush greenery and is home to medicinal plants that attract visitors seeking natural remedies.

Embark your travel with the calm water and the medicinal properties working on your body and mind. The atmosphere and experience will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized.

Cuisines and Local Flowers -

A visit to Shimoga is only possible by tasting the authentic cuisine. The whole region is filled with tasty Kannada Dishes. The dishes you must try are Akki Roti (rice bread), Maddur Vada (savory cakes), and Mysore Pak (a popular sweet). All the spices and flavors are picked up personally, giving the taste a perfect essence.

If you want to enjoy the culinary delights of Shimoga, you can explore the local markets and indulge in fresh fruits, spices, and organic produce. The colors and aromas will make your senses more vibrant and provide a unique local lifestyle experience.

Conclusion -

The hidden gem of Karnataka, Shimoga, will give an unforgettable travel experience. Escapes the hustle and bustle of city life and embark on your trip with lush greenery, cultural heritage, and view-taking landscapes. Discover the unexplored and create memories that will last a lifetime in this captivating destination.

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People Also Asked

What are the places to visit in Shimoga?

The places you can visit in Shimoga are Jog Falls, Gudavi Bird Sanctuary, Rameshwara Temple, Shivappa Nayaka Palace, and the Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary.

What are the ways to reach Shimoga?

Shimoga is very well connected with every mode of transport. The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport, and you will reach Mangalore from a drive of 180 kilometers.

Which month is considered best to visit Shimoga?

The best month to visit Shimoga is from October to February. The weather is pleasant at that time, and you can find more peace there.

What are the adventure available in Shimoga?

The adventure available in Shimoga are trekking, river rafting, kayaking, and wildlife safaris.

Which are the famous local cuisines in Shimoga?

The famous local cuisines in Shimoga are Akki Roti (rice bread), Maddur Vada (savory fritters), Mysore Pak (a sweet delicacy), and various traditional Kannada dishes.

Shimoga Tours Reviews


Arjun R.

Amazing Experience

This place is really so nice and amazing it gives very positive vibes with amazing memories .

Kodachadri Trek

Rajeswari Bhat

Amazing Trek to Kodachadri

It is one of the best trekking place i had enjoyed a lot and had a wonderful experience . and about guide . He was really such a nice person and very informative .❤️❣️

Kodachadri Trek

Ramdas Sukumar

So Much Refreshing trek

Wonderful Place and had amazing experience of beauty and also services were amazing .😍

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Jithin Venu

Amazing Experience

It's a great place to do trekking. While trekking can experience many waterfalls and can get into it. water depends on the season. When it's rainy season needs to be careful rocks would be slippery.

Kodachadri Trek

Aman Gupta

Beautiful Trekking Spot

Beautiful place ! When i visited there the whole place was covered with fog . it was a wonderful moment and this was my next level experience and and i saw many landscapes .

Kodachadri Trek

Shrikant Sharma

Wonderful Trekking Spot

If your are interested in trekking then this place is for you just reach the base camp as soon as Possible . and whole transportation is provided by the company if any . 😍

Kodachadri Trek

Abhilash Singh

Great trekking Experience

Such an Awesome place in Karnataka where you can enjoy trekking with your friends .

Kodachadri Trek

Shalini Das

Wonderful Place to Visit

Awesome place to do trekking if you start early in the morning. Sunrise is simply awesome with the cool breeze. Jeep service is also available but not suggested for someone with physical issue Awesome place to do trekking and just start in early morning . the sunrise was amazing . Jeep service was amazing and guide was also provided.😍

Kodachadri Trek

Anshika Sharma

Best place for trekking

One of the best places to visit to enjoy with nature. you can feel the clouds . should experience once in life .

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Natasha Sharma

It's a heaven

Wonderful Experience ! Very nice trekking experience to reach at the top .

Kodachadri Trek

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