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Private Tour: Shivanasamudra Waterfalls and Ancient Somnathpur Full-Day Tour from Bangalore including Breakfast and Lunch

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    Your chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel in Bangalore by 7:00 AM and drive to Shivasamudra Falls situated on the banks of River Kaveri. It is the second biggest waterfall in India and also known for one of the first hydro-electric power stations in Asia. Also enjoy a wonderful breakfast included in the package!

    Shivasamudra divides the river Kaveri into twin waterfalls named Gaganachukki and Bharachukki Falls (13 km from each other). These magnificent waterfalls plunges 320 feet into gorge, breaking into a cloud of misty foam. The waterfalls are surrounded by the lush green hill forests of the Kaveri Wildlife Sanctuary. The spectacular waterfalls will certainly take your breath away. The sound of gushing waters has a soothing effect. Enjoy the calm and tranquil ambiance. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture the mesmerizing view of the waterfalls.

    Later, drive to Somnathpur funded in the 13th century and ruled by rich and powerful rulers. The Hoysalas were the last dynasty that ruled this region. They had played a major role in constructing temples in the region and surrounding places. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at a local restaurant and then proceed for the Chennakesava Temple, also known as a Keshava Temple. The temple is built on a star-shaped platform and has three carved pinnacles and shrines dedicated to Lord Janardhana, Venugopala and Kesava.

    Somnathpur is also famous for sandalwood oil, incense sticks and other handicrafts. There are many local artisans that are involved in production of teak, ivory, rosewood and sandalwood carvings. It is also famous for Mysore style painting of gods and goddesses. After the tour, your will be taken back to your hotel in Bangalore.
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    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Bangalore
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    11h
    Return Details
    Your hotel in Bangalore
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch in Local south Indian style restaurant
    • Driver/guide
    • Local guide
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Chennakesava Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • A maximum of 8 people per booking
    • Group discount is available
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    These are to waterfalls called Gaganchuki and Bharachuki, very beautiful and magnificent view . also we can get down to water and swim ( not advisable ) to enjoy to the maximum. also round boat safaris are available to enjoy boat rides
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