Linganamakki Dam, Honnemaradu Backwaters

Linganamakki Dam

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Alias : Honnemaradu Backwaters


Kargal, Sagara, Shimoga, Karnataka, India

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The Linganamakki Dam is one of the major dam in Karnataka, which is constructed across Sharavati river near World famous Jog Falls. Linganamakki Dam is located near Kargal village of Sagara taluk in Shimoga district of Karnataka, India. It receives water mainly from Sharavati river rainfall catchment areas and also from the Chakra and Savahaklu reservoirs, which are linked through Linganamakki through a canal. The dam's height is 1819 feet above sea level and forms a beautiful backwaters, dotted with myriad islands is also called as Honnemaradu Backwaters. Honnemaradu Backwaters is an haven for trekkers and adventure lovers, surrounding area is filled with lots of hills, small waterfalls, reservoirs and trekking routes, which make its one of the must visit places in the region. Siganduru Ferry is one of the things to do. The reservoir is the source for the Sharavathi hydel power project that has an installed capacity to generate 1,469 MW power and supplies electricity to major portions of the Karnataka state. Linganamakki Dam is located at approx 6km from Kargal, 14km from Jog Falls, 101km from Shivamogga, 124km from Gokarn, 402km from Bengaluru, 236km from Goa, 265km from Belgaum, 693km from Hyderabad.

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Sharavathi Valley Wildlife Sanctuary near Linganamakki Dam 0 km
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Sharavathi Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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Kodachadri Trek

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Talakalale Balancing Reservoir

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Hidlumane Falls

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Dabbe Falls

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Kodachadri is a mountain peak in the Western Ghats, located near Nittur in Shivamogga district ..

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Shimoga Tourism Guide

Shimoga is located in central part of Karnataka.It has been renamed officially as Shivamogga.Shimoga is known as the gateway to the Western Ghats and called “Gateway of Malnad” by the locals.Shimoga is the land of natural waterfalls, green swelling hills and valleys, dense forests, well built forts and temples and rich in flora and fauna,vast paddy fields enrich the landscape in and around the city. Shivamogga lies on the banks of the River Tunga.

Shimoga is wellknown for jog falls which is the second highest waterfall towering height of about 253ft in india, Kodachadri a beautiful mountain with thick grassy knolls and tall elevations which is 10th highest peak of the state, Honnemaradu a beautiful town with lush green plants and trees behind the rambling basins of sharavathi river ,Kundadri is a place where you can see a structure right amidst natur - It is a beautiful hillor rather a rock structure perched at around 3200ft above sea level in Teerthahalli Taluk ,Sakrebailu - here you can see grand elephants having leisure day.

Shimoga is located 285km from Bengaluru ,202km from Dharwad ,243km from Mysore ,201km from Mangalore.

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