The antidote to exhaustion isn't resting. It's nature. Sometimes we need to unplug ourselves from our daily schedule and spend some time in the lap of mother nature. A study says that mere viewing photos of nature can have a positive effect on your brain, then why not fully recharge yourself by actually visiting such places? Going on a natural holiday is a restorative experience that can lighten your mood from your busy life in the urban jungle. From stunning waterfalls, colourful rock formations, wondrous caves, beautiful oceans and serene green forests, Nature is full of beauty and blessings for humanity. Karnataka, India has got some best visiting places for a nature lover. Let's explore them-
Coorg is officially known as Kodagu and it is the most prosperous hill station in Karnataka. It is well known for its breathtakingly exotic scenery, beautiful waterfalls, and lush greenery. Forest-covered hills, spice and coffee plantations add to the landscape and the most visible part of Coorg. Coorg is also called 'Scotland of India'. To enjoy the best views that Coorg has to offer, you must visit Raja's Seat - a small garden adorned with flowers affording a view of the majestic hills of the Western Ghats.
Mandalpatti viewpoint is another location which offers the awesome-gaping view of the dense green beauty of Coorg along with the experience of trekking amid the hills of The Western Ghats. Visit Abbey falls located between the natural greenery of coffee plantations and spice estates are blessed with stunning beauty and serene calm. Visit a wildlife sanctuary to see a wide variety of flora and fauna.
Nandi hills is a gorgeous place situated in the Chikkaballapur district near Bangalore,
and needless to say it is worth travelling to for a refreshing holiday experience. It Is 4700 ft high above sea level and The rivers North Palar, South Pennar, Chitravathi, Arkavathi and Papaghni take their birth at Nandi Hills. Don't miss the beauty of the stunning Sunrise above the clouds in the early morning. The morning breeze from the land rejuvenates every cell of your body.
Shimoga district in Karnataka is bestowed with verdant hills, valleys, thick forests and wildlife, Shimoga speaks of nothing but surreal and scenic beauty. Jog falls is a major tourist attraction. Known to be the second highest and tallest un-tiered waterfall in the country, Jog Falls is a delight for all. It is enveloped by dense forests and cascades down the rocky cliffs, from a height of 253 mt. The enormous fall, along with the foamy water and the sound is surely a sensation to behold. Visit Kodachadri to witness the beauty of the verdant rolling hills and valleys and widespread flora and fauna. Visit Agumbe- The Picturesque Village Of Malgudi Days surrounded by lush green rainforests and verdant slopes and known for its most photogenic sunset.
Sirsi is a small hill station located in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka and among the top tourist places in Karnataka. Situated at an altitude of 2000 feet, Sirsi is enclosed by thick forests and towering hills. This pristine hill station is also known as the 'Gateway of Western Ghats'. It is a must-visit place if you want to experience the calmness of nature with the tune of a waterfall. It is surrounded by many waterfalls. Unchalli Falls, Vibhuthi Falls, Magod Falls, Benne Hole Falls, Shivaganga Falls, Muregar Falls, Burude Falls, Mattighatta Falls, Manjuguni, Sahashralinga, Sodhe.
Sonda, Devimane Ghat, Banavasi, and Gudavi Bird Sanctuary are some of the top places to visit in Sirsi.
You will never regret visiting to Karnataka to revamp your nature-loving nature.🙂