Cauvery Fishing Camp
Bheemeshwari is located in the Mandya District of Karnataka and around 2 hrs. away from Bengaluru. The small riverside town has become a favored holiday and weekend destination for adventure and nature loving tourist. Away from the noise and pollution of the bustling city life, Bheemeshwari let you enjoy the rural lifestyle with bullock carts paving the road and nature in its full bloom. The small town is famous for fishing and tourist enjoy the trekking and all the number of nature camps in the region. The steep valleys and trekking trails in the green forest allow you to explore the abundant birds and wildlife found in the area. Due to its nearness to the Cauvery River, the tourist place offers a lot of water sports to enjoy our trip. The town is pleasant throughout the year and can be visited anytime but November to February can be ruled out to be a bit better time to visit.
This quaint little town is a heaven for adventure lovers and nature enthusiasts. There are few nature camps that allow the tourist to choose from and enjoy the activities. The smooth flowing Cauveri River is a nest for the World’s Famous Tropical game fish Mahseer. The Doddamkalli Nature Camp and Galiore Fishing Camp offer various packages and trips for fishing activities. The wild adventure lovers can enjoy other outdoor sports and rafting too. The nature explorers can visit the wildlife sanctuary of Bheemeshwari and have delightful trekking while seeing the wildlife in their habitats.
Top things do in Bheemeshwari
How to reach
In the last few years, the town has ended up being a popular tourist destination and hence can be easily routed and traveled.
How to Reach by Flight
The nearest airport to Bheemeshwari is Bengaluru International Airport (BIA). It’s a distance of 3 hrs. from the Airport to Bheemeshwari.
How to Reach by Train
At a distance of 100 km, Bengaluru is the nearest Railway Station to Bheemeshwari. The Bengaluru Railway Junction is well connected with every major city of the country.
How to Reach by Bus
The KSRTC Bus Services are the option for tourist to reach Bheemeshwari from Bangalore. It is a comfortable, reasonable service by the government of Karnataka State.
How to Reach by Road
There are two roads to Bheemeshwari from Bengaluru such as MG Road and Swamy Vivekananda Road, it is a trip of approx. 2 to 3 hrs. Regular Cab Services and personal cars are available from Bengaluru and Mysore and can be taken for the trip. From Mysore to Bheemeshwari it is a distance of 85 km.
How to travel within
Personal Cabs and Jeeps can be hired within the city to travel to the tourist destinations within it. Tourist also love walking around the town to approach the natural sites.
The small village town might not give you many options for food, but you will find the local traditional Kannada Cuisine that consists of Dosa, Bise Bele Bath, Akki Roti, Jolada Roti, Idli, Sambhar, Kesari Bhat, Ragi Mude, Uppitu, and sweet dishes like Mysore Pak, Chiroti etc. Being a coastal town there is no lack of fish and you can enjoy the freshwater fishes everywhere in the restaurants there.
- Soho Café
- Empire Restaurant
- Blend and Brew
Day 1: Reaching Bangalore Airport, take a cab /bus directly to Bheemeshwari which will take around 2 – 3 hrs for you to reach. The best option to stay there will be a nature camp that suits your plan of activities. The first day after reaching can be spent roaming around the riverside and the town and getting your gears ready for the following day. The camp usually provides very good food and the staffs can guide you with your plans.
Day 2: the Camp has special trekking plans, the best one is the morning trail which will lead you to explore the riverside and the forest and mountains of this natural escapade. After getting back and taking lunch in the town, you can get back to the camp and participate in the various activities and adventurous games bought forward by the Camp. The night can be spent while eating and talking near a bonfire beside the river.
Day 3: after breakfast served in the camp, we can hire a cab/jeep to Sangam for a picnic lunch with your loved ones and watch the birds or animals near the place. It’s a beautiful scenic sight and should be captured by your camera. Getting back at evening in the camp we can easily get a cab/bus back to Bengaluru.