Nothing would have made us happier as kids than building a tent and playing inside it! This excitement, most likely, stays with us forever and encourages us to experience it in real life. Camping is, without a doubt, one of the most pleasant and must-try activities. Staying on a mountain or in a jungle is fascinating and adventurous. In this article, we will highlight some of the best camping spots in Karnataka.
Mullayanagiri Isn’t it amazing to see the spectacular sunrise and dusk views from Karnataka’s tallest altitude? A trek in Mullayanagiri would certainly satisfy the nature lover in you! Camping is even more enjoyable when you can enjoy the magnificent vistas. Mullayanagiri is well-known not just as a trekkers’ paradise, but also as a great camping spot.
This is a fantastic destination for all environment lovers and animal enthusiasts because there is so much to see and do here. Camping, discovering old cave systems, and photographing the gorgeous Nilgiris are just a few of the additional benefits available in this area.However, in order to capture those lovely Nilgiri’s in blue, one must wait 12 years because the blue flowers of Nilgiri bloom every 12 years. This location is also religiously significant for both Hindus and Muslims.
Bandaje Camp Trail
Bandaje Camp Trek is a strenuous 13.4-kilometer experimental group and a control trail near Belthangady, Karnataka, India that has a waterfall. There are a variety of activities available on the trail.
This trail leads to the camps surrounding Bandaje Falls, which itself is conveniently located Bandaje Arbi. This trail offers breathtaking vistas as it winds through the dense jungle of the Kudremukh National Park. Tigers and leopards are two of the two large cats spotted in this park. Herbivores such as gaur, sambal, and fallow deer can be seen in and are easily identified. Trekking in this park requires a permit.
Iruppu waterfall is located near Madikeri, inside the Brahmagiri forest range, which borders Kerala and Karnataka. The journey to the falls is an experience in and of itself. Crossing the reserve woodland will be guided by a swarm of spotted deers, and if you’re lucky, you might catch glimpses of many other wild species as well. A very gratifying waterfall that should not be missed if you are visiting Kodagu, often known as Coorg. Be wary of leeches during the monsoon season.
Nagarhole – Wildlife Safari
Nagarhole National Park is among the top sites in Karnataka for animal excursions. The Ministry Of Environment of Karnataka organizes an excellent wildlife excursion in Nagarhole.Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Bannerghatta National Park Bandipur National Park , and Anshi National Park are among the best sites in the state for wildlife tourism.
Jog falls are a magnificent monsoon adventure that no nature enthusiast should miss. This is India’s second-highest plunging waterfall, giving a crowning to the already beautiful western ghats. The Sharavathi River drops into the Raja, Rani, Roarer, and Rocket waterfalls, which create the Jog waterfalls.
There are various great viewpoints from which to take in the breathtaking surroundings. Trekking to the falls’ base is also possible. Shirur Lake, located near Jog Falls, offers a variety of water sports such as kayaking, zorbing, and ziplining, to mention a few.
Dubare is well-known for its elephant camp, which is located on the banks of the Kaveri River in the district of Kodagu, Karnataka.It serves as a vital base for the elephants of the Karnataka Ministry Of environment and forests.
Trekking, elephant engagement, and overnight stays are all options. Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd hosts these (JLR). JLR is the Karnataka Tourism Department’s ecotourism wing. Nisargadhama and Veerabhoomia are the two prominent highlights of the forested land, in addition to the elephant training center.
Several wild animals and birds live in Dubare’s damp forest vegetation. Sightings of untamed Asiatic elephants, sambhar, spotted deer, tigers, leopards, wild dogs, and gaur are common. These woodlands are also home to bears. Many amphibians and non-venomous snakes live in the forests.
Yana is a village in Karnataka’s Uttar Kannada district, 24 kilometers from Benne Hole Falls, 30 kilometers from Kumta, 55 kilometers from Sirsi, 86 kilometers from Karwar, and 103 kilometers from Jog Falls. The Western Ghats are widely known for their remarkable rock formations.
Yana is one of the most popular sites to visit in Jog Falls because of two gigantic geological formations renowned as the Bhairaveshwara Shikhara and the Mohini Shikhara. A cave monument dedicated to Lord Shiva is located at the base of the Bhairaveshwara Shikhara.