Local Attractions near "Sanjeevini HomeStay" :
Sigandur is a small village of Sagar taluk, Shimoga district, Karnataka, India. The village is surrounded by the Sharavathi River. The main attraction of Sigandur is Chowdeshwari Temple.
Sigandur is about 40 km from its taluk headquarters, Sagara town. Sigandur was cut off from Sagar once reservoir on Sharavathi River was constructed. 2 barges provide connectivity across the water.
Barge service stops at 5 PM every day.
Sigandur is connected by road on the other side, which can be reached via Sidhapura or Kollur.
Honnemaradu (a place of golden sand) is a tourist place situated on the back waters of River Sharavathi. It is in Shimoga district, Karnataka about 15 km from Sagara on the way to Jog Falls, 12 km from Talaguppa and 392 km from Bangalore. With reservations, visitors in groups of at least 12 can stay overnight, with facilities for food, shelter and equipment rentals nearby.
Honnemardu is a small village perched on the hills that overlook the Linganamakki Reservoir. The reservoir is also known as Honnemardu after the village. In the middle of this huge water body there is a small island that attracts campers. In addition to the adventure activities, Honnemardu is a birdwatchers paradise and one can spend endless hours watching and trying to identify the large variety of birds and butterflies.
Jog Falls is created by the Sharavathi River falling from a height of 253 m (830 ft), making it the second-highest plunge waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Falls with a height of 335 m (1100 ft) in Meghalaya. Sharavati, a river which rises at Ambutirtha, next to Nonabur, in the Thirthahalli taluk and takes the northwesterly course by Fatte petta, receives the Haridravati on the right below Pattaguppe and the Yenne Hole on the left above Barangi. On arriving at the frontier it bends to the west, precipitates itself down the Falls of Gersoppa, and passes that village (properly Geru-Sappe), which is some 29 kilometres distant, discharging into the sea at Honnavar in North Kanara.
Ikkeri Temple is situated in Sagara taluk about 6 km to the south of Sagara. The word Ikkeri in Kannada means "Two Streets". It was, from about 1560 to 1640 AD, the capital of the Keladi chiefs, afterwards removed to Bednur. Ikkeri continued, however to be the nominal capital, the Rajas were called by its name, and the coins were called Ikkeri Pagodas and Fanams, although, if fact, the mint was removed. Its walls were of great extent, forming three concentric enclosures. In the citadel was the palace, of mud and timber, adorned with carving and false gilding.The only vestige of its former greatness is the temple of Aghoreshvara a large and well proportioned stone-building. On the floor in front of the shrine are the effigies of three of the Keladi chiefs, doing obeisance, with the name inscribed above each.
Humbaj or Hombuja (better known as Humcha or Hamchawadi) is a Atishaya Kshetra, a place where divine events regularly occur. It is the most famous pilgriage place dedicated to Lord Parsvanath and Devi Padmavati, in India. As per Historians and Jain religios leaders, Humcha or Hombuja is considered as the most scared place for Mata Padmavati.
Hornadu lies amidst beautiful Malnad at a distance of 330 KM from Bengaluru. Distance from Sringeri is 75 Kilometers. Direct buses run from Bengaluru to Hornadu every day. Bus services are provided by both KSRTC and private companies.The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport previously known as Bajpe airport situated in Mangalore. Mangalore is at distance of 136 Kilometre from Horanadu which can be reached via Karkala and Kalasa by road.
Every visitor to the Annapoorna temple at Hornadu, irrespective of their religion, language, caste, or creed, is provided with a three-course vegetarian meal (including a dessert made from Dhal or Lentils). Male visitors to the temple have to remove their shirts and banians and preferably cover their shoulders with a towel or a shawl, as a symbol of respect and humility in front of god.
Tyavarekoppa Lion and Tiger Safari
Tyavarekoppa Lion and Tiger Safari is a beautiful and popular nature and wildlife destination located at a distance of about 10 Km from Shimoga on the Shimoga-Sagar road. The reserve is spread across 200 hectares of land. Tigers, Lions, Leopards, Sloth Bear, Deer, and occasional wandering birds etc., left to roam in fenced natural surrounding.
Recreation and Sightseeing for visitors are organized regularly by the forest department. The safari can be best enjoyed in the jeep safaris conducted by the forest department. There is a well maintained small zoo and a children park is maintained in the zoo for the children to enjoy.