The Sharavathi Valley:- The Sharavathi river valley nestled in the central Western Ghats, Shimoga district has been an ecological paradise. The Sharavathi River, rising at Ambuthirtha in Thirthahalli taluk flows north-west and drops down in the Ghats at the world famous Jog falls. The Sharavathi Valley is home for many water falls and to some of the beautiful streams. The valley is evergreen to semi-evergreen forest along with moist deciduous type of forests that dominate the entire basin along with scrub savannah, grasslands, marshy areas and plantation of acacia, cash crops like areca and rubber providing diverse niches for a variety of taxa. Rare evergreen species such as Dipterocarpus, Syzygium, Cinnamon, Diospyros, Aglaia, endemic Palms along with the globally endangered Myrist-icasps makes this an ecologically sensitive region to be conserved and not marketed.
Sharavathi Backwater:- Sharavathi backwater is about 60 KM in length and about 15 KM wide !!!!. It became backwater when dam was constructed at Linganamakki of Sagara taluk in Shivamogga(Shimoga) district to the river Sharavathi. This backwater has created lots of islands, it is so great to explore all these, where thick vegetation still exist and lot of wild life in it including some rare birds.
What is included in the tour
Above charges include:
- Forest dept permission
- Non A/C Transport
- Tented Accommodation with sleeping bags
- Food (2 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner)
- First aid kit
- boat hire etc.
- Adventure Insurance
What is NOT included in the tour
Above charges does not include:
- Food on the way back to Bangalore
- Any kind of refreshments during travel
Suggested things to carry:
- One back pack
- Water bottles 2 liters
- Change of clothes for two days
- Sunscreen & sunglasses
- Toiletries (Shampoo, towel, toothpaste, tissue paper, etc.)
- Allergy medication (if any)
- Energy food like chocolate, nutrition bars etc
- Juice packs, Glucose-D etc.
- Torches with new batteries.
- Camera (optional)
- Rain Coat / jacket (Just in case)
- Odomos or any mosquito repellent cream
09:30 PM - Pick-up from BMC, Indiranagar
09:45 PM - Pick-up from New Shanthi Sagar hotel, Domlur
10:00 PM - Pick-up from Lifestyle, Magrath road
07:00AM Reach Siddapura, Freshen up.
08:30AM Have Breakfast and Start the trek
06:00PM Reach Camp site (Camping)
08:00PM Have dinner, campfire and night stay
10:00AM Visit nearby waterfall
02:30PM Lunch (Self Sponsored)
10:00PM Reach Bangalore
Note: Drop points will be the same as pick-up points.
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