Shimoga, Karnataka

About Shimoga

Shimoga, popularly known as Rice bowl is a true representation of the nature’s bounty landscapes that is surrounded with beautiful waterfalls and paddy fields. The rivers that flow in this place are Thungabhadra, Sharavathi, Varada, and Kumudavathi and Shimoga has a great history since, it was ruled by the great Kadambas, Gangas, Chalukyas and Vijayanagar Kings. If you would love to witness heaven on earth then Shimoga is the right place where you have beautiful scenic kind of huge hills,steams flowing, forests, historical temples,mouth watering food of all varieties and the best hospitality that anyone can expect of.

Shimoga City Facts

Populations: 3,22,428
State: Karnataka
Famous for/as: Water Falls,Sanctuaries
Languages: Kannada,English
Opening Timings: 4 AM to 1 AM
Pin Code: 577201
STD Code: 08182
Currency: Rupees
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Tropical Summer 30 to 38C,Winter 14 to 32C
Altitude: 640 meters
Fun Facts: Visit Most Famous And Biggest water Falls "Jog Falls".Take a look at Lion and Tiger can find all kinds of Tigers and lions.Visit to Gudavi Bird Sanctuary to see colourfull birds.

Top Hangouts In Shimoga

River Sharavathi jumps from the height of 253 meters (830 ft) to make it ‘Jog Falls’, one of the must see places Ind...
Situated along the Shimoga - Sagar road, the safari takes you between the habitats of wildlife. Looking out for a gl...
This mountain whose peak is measured 1343 meters above sea level is covered with dense forest and is declared as nat...
It is an ecotourism center worth visiting. Depending upon the time you visit the place, you might be fortunate to sp...
It is a hub for water sport and is located on the back waters of river Sharavathi. ‘Honnemaradu’ means ‘Land of Gold...
Located near Sorab, it is one of the top five sanctuaries in Karnataka. You will have to visit the sanctuary during ...
Sunset view
Famously known as ‘Cherrapunji of South’ due to the amount of rain it records, which is only second to Cherapunji. A...

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