Shivanasamudram is a picturesque waterfall located around 135 kms from Bangalore, Karnataka. It is a perfect getaway for a day trip from Bangalore, offering breathtaking views of cascading waterfalls amidst lush greenery. Gaganachukki and Bharachukki falls are also located nearby. If you are planning to visit Shivanasamudram waterfall from Bangalore, here’s a guide to help you plan your trip. Gaganachukki and Barachukki waterfalls are best-visited post monsoon when there’s abundant water.
If you are traveling to Coorg or Mysore from Bangalore then don’t miss to visit this beautiful waterfall. This is a perfect and quick getaway from either Bangalore or Mysore.
Best Time: July – October
Distance: 122 Km from Bangalore
Travel Time: Around 2 hours
Activities: Camping, Trekking, Boating
Good To Know
- No public restrooms or changing rooms.
- No locker facility
- Be careful with your belongings as gets crowded during weekends.
- Carry snacks and food items, as you won’t find any restaurants nearby but there are street hawkers.
- Wear proper footwear to trek (Preferably waterproof if you are planning to cross the river to go near the waterfall).
How to Reach Shivanasamudra waterfall?
Plane: The nearest airport is in Mysore.
Train: Nearest railway station is in Mysore, at a distance of 60 kilometers.
Bus: The two falls are not well connected by bus. Buses ply regularly to Kollegala from Bangalore as well as Mysore. From Kollegala, one can hire cab or auto rickshaw to reach the falls.
By Road: To reach Shivanasamudra waterfall from Bangalore you can drive along the Bangalore-Mysore highway till Maddur.
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