Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary

Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary

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Shimoga, Karnataka, India

Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary Overview

Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the famous wildlife sanctuaries situated in Shimogga. It was declared as a wildlife sanctuary on Nov, 23 1974. This wildlife sanctuary is home to a variety of flora and fauna. The sanctuary covers an area of 395.6 sq. km. The sanctuary is divided into three zones, namely- core zone(100.6 sq. km), buffer zone(237.4 sq. km) and tourism zone(57.6 sq. km). Unlike other sanctuaries, there are human settlements inside this sanctuary. This makes it quite unique. The Shettihalli sanctuary is 30 km away from Teerthahalli. Mandagadde Natural Bird Santuary is part of Shettihalli Wildlife Santuary. The Tunga Anicut Dam is situated within the sanctuary and provides shelter for otters and water birds. Best season to visit Shettihalli Wildlife sanctuary is between November and January.


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Gajanuru Dam

Gajanur Dam is a famous picnic spot. It is in a small village- Gajanur located at 12 kilometers..

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Lakkavalli Dam

The Lakkavalli dam is located near Lakkavalli village situated at a distance of 22 km from Tari..

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Bhadra Dam

The Bhadra Dam, which has created the Bhadra Reservoir, is located on the Bhadra River a tribut..

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Kavaledurga Fort

Kavaledurga Fort is one of the ruined fort located near Thirthahalli in Shimoga district of Kar..

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Nagara Fort

Nagara Fort is located in historic village Nagara near Hosanagara in Shimoga district of Karnat..

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Mani Reservoir

Abstract. Mani Dam Hydroelectric Power Plant India is located at At the foot of Mani Dam, Karna..

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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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