Through Mysore one may visit a place called Srirangapatna about 13kms away. The entire town is surrounded by River Kaveri thus leading to an island like structure of the location. Here one may visit the very famous Ranganath Swamy temple. Apart from this, the Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan and the Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary are few must visit places. Shivgiri, a place in southern Karnataka is famous for its hills attracting people loving trekking and adventure sports. It is also a famous sightseeing location and the important places to visit are: Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary, Lord Siva temple, Doddabale Siddaragudda Peak and Madagadakare Lake. One way to reach is to take a bus from Mysore to Belgaum and take another bus or taxi from Belgaum to Shivgiri. It will take around 12hrs and will cost about Rs.670. By train, it takes around 13-14hrs to reach the destination. By taxi or drive, it takes around 8-9hrs. One can also take a train to reach Bangalore and then take a flight from Bangalore to Belgaum or Goa or Hubli and there on board a bus or taxi to reach Shivgiri. It also takes around 8-9hrs approximately.
Distance between Mysore and Shivgiri is and the average travel time is using a cab.
Mysore is one of the popular cultural tourist destinations in India. It is also a prominent industrial hub that houses many industries like IT, automobile and textiles. Mysore has numerous heritage and archaeological sites that entice visitors from far and wide. The city is located close to important eco-tourist destinations and popular hill stations.
Mysore, also called as cultural capital of Karnataka is known for its spectacular palaces, beautiful gardens and colourful festivals. The festival of Dussehra is celebrated with great fervour and the city gets magnificently decorated. Book cabs in Mysore
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This location is popular for sightseeing. The main attractions of Shivgiri are Doddabale Siddaragudda Peak, Lord Shiva Temple, Madagadakere Lake and Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary. One may also engage in the joyful activities of trekking and rock climbing. The Doddabale Siddaragudda Peak is cited at an elevation of 5500 ft. This is quite a popular trekker joint. One may also visit Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary which is just 65 kms away from Shivgiri. It the home to lot of endangered species of animals. Do try out the animal safari, as it is going to be a lifetime experience for you! In order to enjoy these famous attractions of the town, tourists opt for car rental services as the easiest mode of transportation.