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Shivanasamudra Falls  

  Bengaluru , Karnataka.
FREE

  • River and water falls
    Category
    River and water falls
  • duration
    Duration
    2 - 3 Hours
  • mobile_voucher
    Mobile Voucher
    Accepted
  • bird spotting
    Bird spotting
    Zone
  • parking
    Parking
    Available
  • photographer
    Photographer
    Available
  • staircase
    Staircase
    Available
  • pets allowed
    Pets
    Allowed
  • baby friendly
    Couple
    Friendly
  • ExploreBees
    Baby
    Friendly
  • restroom
    Restroom
    Available
  • sitting area
    Sitting Area
    Available
  • activity zone
    Activity Zone
    Available
  • adventure games
    Adventure game
    Available
  • water games
    Water game
    Available
  • boating
    Boating
    Available
  • life guard
    Life guard
    Available
  • life jacket
    Life jacket
    Available
  • dustbin
    Dustbin
    Available

Ticket

  • free entry
    free entry
  • mobile camera
    Mobile Camera
    FREE
  • still camera
    still camera
    FREE
  • video camera
    Video Camera
    FREE

Description

The Shivanasamudra falls, literally meaning Shiva's Sea is situated at a distance of 85 km from Mysore and 139 km from Bangalore. Shivanasamudra Water fall-It is one of the most visited tourist places from Bangalore and surrounding during monsoon seasons.  The island town of Shivanasamudra mighty Kaveri river divided into two streams and makes two waterfalls named Gaganachukki and Bharachukki. Gaganachukki Falls on the west side of Shivanasamudra Island and Bharachukki on the east side of the island

On the one side, it forms the Gaganachukki falls shaped like a large horsetail and on the other side are the Bharachukki Falls. The sight of these two falls is enchanting and the best time to visit them is during the monsoon. The falls are considered to be one among the 100 best waterfalls in the world. The World Waterfall Database ranked Shivanasamudra falls has world’s top 45 waterfalls among the world’s 100 waterfalls. The Gaganachukki waterfalls are best viewed from the Shivanasamudra watchtower. There is another approach to the Gaganachukki falls from the Darga Hazrath Mardane Gaib. Bharachukki falls are situated at distance of approximately one km from the Dargah junction. These falls are best during the monsoons, nevertheless, their beauty mesmerizes tourists throughout the year.

The Ranganatha temple in Shivanasamudra Island is a huge structure of the Hoysala period. The place is also called Madhya ranga. The deity is called Jagan Mohan Ranganatha, about 8 ft. in reclining posture. There are images of Goddess Cauvery, Takshaka serpent, Ramanujacharya, Alwars and a huge stone image of Sugriva in the temple.

Shivanasamudra is home to the first Hydro-electric Power station in Asia, which was set up in the year 1902. This station was commissioned by the Diwan of Mysore, Sir K. Seshadri Iyer. This is one of the oldest generating station in India, the electricity produced here was initially used in the Kolar Gold Fields. Thus, Kolar Gold Fields became the first town in Asia to get hydroelectricity.  July to October the waterfalls look full and gorgeous it's Best time to visit Shivanasamudra Falls during this season.


Tips

  • Boating facility is available in small coracle/boats they will charge you 400 INR for boat or 100 INR per person for 15 minutes. the boatmen take you to near streams and spin the boat for a few minutes.don't forget to bargain the boatman to get stealing deal. 
  • Don't visit on the weekend if you have time to enjoy on a weekday as this is a very crowded area.
  • Carry a selfie stick and tripod to experiment with the photos. For selfie lovers, the selfie stick will be a must.
  • Carry Food, water, and snacks there is no proper restaurant or food joints near Shivanasamudra Falls.
  • Try to reach there as early as possible to enjoy the beauty. 

Operational Hours

January to December
Monday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Last Admission 05:30 PM

Things to carry

  • id card
    Id card
  • camera
    camera
  • selfi stick
    Selfi stick
  • water bottle
    Water bottle
  • sunglasses
    Sunglasses
  • cap
    Cap
  • first aid kit
    First aid kit
  • medicine
    Medicine
  • sun cream
    Sunscreen
  • power bank
    Power Bank
  • swimming dress
    Swimming Dress

Things Not Allowed

  • no alcohol
    alcohol
  • no weapons
    Weapons
  • no skate board
    Skate board
  • no smoking
    Smoking
  • no wifi
    Wifi
  • no plastic bag
    Plastic Bag

Near By

  • atm
    ATM
    20.0 KM
  • fuel station
    Fuel Station
    18.0 KM
  • restaurant
    Restaurant
    25.0 KM
  • hospital
    Hospital
    32.0 KM
  • pharmacy
    Pharmacy
    32.0 KM
  • hotel
    Hotel
    30.0 KM
  • bus stop
    Bus Stop
    30.0 KM
  • train
    Train
    70. 0 KM

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