Nisargadhama

Kaveri Nisargadhama is a delta which is called as island by local people, formed by river Kaveri near Kushalnagar in the district of Kodagu, Karnataka, India.

The Hanging Bridge
The Old bridge
Inside the bamboo park
Namdroling Monastery located near Nisargadhama

LocationEdit

It is approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) from Kushalanagara, off the State Highway and 30 km (19 mi) from Madikeri, 95 km (59 mi) from Mysore and 167 km (104 mi) from Mangalore. It is a holiday destination in Karnataka.[1]

OrientationEdit

It is a 64-acre (260,000 m2) island,[2][3] with lush foliage of thick bamboo groves, sandalwood and teak trees. The island is accessible through a hanging rope bridge. There are deer, rabbits, peacocks and a children's playground as well as an orchidarium.

FacilitiesEdit

Visitors are allowed to get into water at a few shallow and safe points along the river. Elephant rides and boating are some of the other attractions. It also has a forest department-run guest house and treetop bamboo cottages.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nisargadhama: With serene Cauvery - Sify.com". Archived from the original on 19 March 2005. Retrieved 28 February 2008.
  2. ^ http://www.coorgtourisminfo.com/
  3. ^ http://www.karnatakaholidays.com/kaveri-nisargadhama.php

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Coordinates: 12°26′45″N 75°56′15″E / 12.44583°N 75.93750°E / 12.44583; 75.93750