5 most beautiful places to visit in Karnataka

11:39 AM May 22, 2019 | Seema Gurnani

In the South-western region lies a beautiful state Karnataka is known for its rich cultural heritage and intrinsic beauty. In the centre nerve of the state lays its capital city Bangalore that is known for its beer-craft and highly-solicited restaurant views. Along with the uber cool weather enjoy the evergreen scenarios of Kodagu hills combined with the spice and coffee plantation. However, there are some of the places in Karnataka that you shouldn’t miss out on by any chance. We have curated a list of some of the amazing places for you to visit on your trip.

  1. Jog Falls: One of the most popular waterfalls of India, Jog Falls is situated in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. The locals address this place as Gersoppa Falls or Jogada gundi, which originates from the Sharavathi River that cascades down from a height as high as 830 ft. Jog Falls, that ranks 10th among the highest waterfalls in India gives a sparkling view from the base. Also, the showering sizzles that the fall has to offer is something you shouldn’t miss out on while planning a trip to Karnataka.
  2. Bandipur National Park: Listed among the well preserved National parks is the Bandipur National Park located in the Chamarajanagar district in between the border of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The Bandipur National park is separated from Nagarhole by the Kabini reservoir. The national park is a part of the exquisite Nilgiri hills, which give you all the more reason to visit this place.
  3. Coorg: This place is touted as the “Scotland of India” that is situated at an altitude of 1525 metres on the Western Ghats. Coorg tops the list of one of the must-visit places in Karnataka because of its stunning beauty and picturesque view. The place houses the largest coffee producing industry and receives the highest amount of rainfall in India.
  4. Brindavan Garden: The vicinity of the garden is sprawled over Krishnaraja Sagara Dam spreading across 60 acres of area. The Brindavan garden houses a fruit orchard along with some horticultural farms maintained by the Cauvery irrigation Department. The Brindavan garden is mainly famous for its explicit beauty and the very famous musical garden that erupts lights coupled with soothing music. The premises have a lake that supports boating activities too.
  5. Belur: It is one of the famous temple towns situated in the Hassan district of the state. The town is popular by the Hoysala temple built for Lord Chennakesava. Hoysala temple is one of the World Heritage Sites nominated by UNESCO. If you are looking for something that is ancient yet spiritual, you shouldn’t miss out on this place filled with intricate temple designing. Belur is situated in the banks of the river Yagachi, and the inscriptions in the Hoysala temples give out more information about the place.

So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and book the tickets, which you have been forever longing to. Get-set-go to Karnataka and bring along with you some memories to cherish for a lifetime and don’t forget to visit Nerds Travel to read about many more beautiful destinations around the world.


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