Bheemeshwari Wildlife Sanctuary is a perfect picnic spot where nature has created a natural habitat for the Mahseer fish and variety of other animals. The lush green forest sheltered by steep valley and scattered by little streams invite large group of animals and birds which includes elephants, deer, wild boars, monkeys, jackals, crocodiles and leopards. There are wide varieties of birds like heron, ibis, cormorant, kingfishers which have made their home here. Angling is an exciting option here as there is a fishing camp nearby. The river Cauvery abounds with Mahseer –the finest game fish. The best time to visit is from December to March.
Where to Stay:
Jungle Lodges and Resorts provide tented accommodation and Log huts near the Cauvery river with the fishing facility.
How to get there:
Bangalore is the nearest airport, 120 kms
The nearest railhead is Mandya ,60 kms
The road distance of the nearby cities like Bangalore is 100 kms