Backwaters of Karnataka
In most part of Karnataka Backwaters are hidden in the deep forests and remote places. There are dozens of Beautiful Backwaters and lakes with Nest of Birds in the tree. The Tourists can see the Backwaters in Coorg, Chickmagalur, Tumkur, Mysore District, Hassan and other Districts of Karnataka. Most of the backwaters not yet popular although beautiful. Some of the Popular Backwaters situated in the border of the Kerala state. So Tourists who visit Karnataka can also visit these attractions.
Karnataka is famous for great rivers, so these rivers create more unknown backwaters in Karnataka, most of the backwaters hidden in the bank of the rivers such as Kaveri river, Sharavathi, Thunga and Bhadra, Kabini. Harangi dam in coorg also have backwaters, this backwaters are recently introduced to tourists.
Backwaters in Karnataka
- Talakadu Jaladhama
- Backwaters of Kabini river
- Harangi Backwaters
Backwaters around Bangalore
Popular backwater destinations near Bangalore are Manchanabele Back water, Sharavathi Backwaters, Honnemaradu backwater, Holebaagilu and Sigandooru.
Manchanabele Backwater: Manchanabele Backwater dam is sited roughly 45 km from Bangalore City and approximately 22 km from Mysore road is a diminutive synthetic dam was constructed by the government of Karnataka on the river Arkavati for the irrigation purpose and for the ingestion water in the rural community of Manchanabele. The backwater areas of Manchanabele also offers have activities like boating, bird watching, rock climbing, hiking, shooting and many more for adventure seekers.
Sharavathi Backwaters: Sharavathi dam was constructed in 1965 at Linganamakki of sagara taluk in Shivamogga district to the river Sharavathi had turned out to be the most wonderful picnic and a holiday backwater spot in Bangalore. The place is just wonderful after monsoon.
The unhurriedly flowing water of Sharavathi Backwater lies 60 KM away from the city; the spot offers the great display place for swimming, kayaking and many other water sports like boating. A small hill of the place gives the airborne vision of the wonderful place. Today, the backwater covers a lot of evergreen forest and has formed loads of islands.
Honnemaradu: Honnemaradu is a tourist place situated on the back waters of River Sharavathi roughly 25 km away from Sagara. The popular backwater is also called a place of golden sand. Among the distinguished place of water sports, Honnemaradu is one of them in Karnataka. Honnemaradu is a safe place for water sports as well as many arid sports activities like canoeing, wind rafting and kayaking etc also accessible.
Holebaagilu: Holebaagilu lies 30 km from Sagara, located on the banks of the Sharavathi River. From Bangalore one had to lead towards B. H. Road and then Ikkeri Road to find there.
The place is splendidly loveliness and it's a representation of the natural exquisiteness. The Sharavathi backwaters of Linganamakki dam have waterlogged acres of land. Visitors have to use flatboat to reach to the backwaters of Sigandooru.
Sigandooru: The three hour journey on Shimoga Express from the city will take you to Talguppa. From Talguppa seize a trek or a jeep to arrive at Honnemaradu then, in a short time one will get to the breathtaking place of Sigandooru.
The place is a pilgrimage of Goddess Chaudeshwari where the divinity Chaudeshwari icon is positioned on the center of the town. The Goddess is extremely believed deity in Sagara and the adjacent taluk as a guardian alongside to robbery and burglary. The holy place sited far away yet holds its own charm and attractiveness towards the tourists.