Any discussion about the most magnificent attractions in Karnataka would be incomplete without a mention of Shivamogga. It’s one of the state’s hidden gems; ensconced in the Malnad region, home to culturally significant hotspots, and ravishing nature trails and waterfalls. Indeed, it’s a must-visit for wildlife enthusiasts as well. With something for everyone, Shivamogga is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, for nature lovers and history buffs alike.
Located in the very heart of Shivamogga, the Kimmane Luxury Golf Resort serves as the perfect spot for an eventful exploration of this region. The Shivappa Nayaka palace with its intricate rosewood architecture, the Amrutheshwara temple, the Padmavati temple at Humcha, and Keladi, are just a few of the many tourist attractions in the area. In addition, the Sakrebyle Elephant Camp, the Tyavarekoppa Lion and Tiger Reserve, Bhadra wildlife sanctuary, offer a peek into the lives of the majestic beasts of the wild. Jog Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in India, promises the most picturesque views. And the Kodachadri peak is one of the most exhilarating trails to trek.
Here’s how you can reach Shivamogga, for the most delightful and memorable of experiences:
How to reach Shimoga by Air
Shivamogga now boasts an airport of its own, which was inaugurated on 27 February 2023 by our Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. It lies about 6 km from the city center and flights are all set to begin operations to and from the airport starting August 31st, 2023 at 11:05 AM. With operations starting in this new airport, it’s now easier than ever to reach Shivamogga from all the major cities of India.
Reach Shimoga by Train
The Shivamogga Town Railway Station connects the town to all the major cities of Karnataka and the neighboring states. Reaching Shivamogga by train is the perfect combination of being cost-effective and time-saving. You can even avail the Vista dome facility with the glass top coach. It promises a beautiful view of India’s countryside, and the Western Ghats. With the unparalleled comfort of reclining and revolving seats, make the most of this magnificent route.
Best Route to Shimoga
Several government and private buses operate to Shivamogga from different cities: Bangalore, Mangalore, Sringeri, and Hubli. Alternatively, you can also reach Shivamogga by car, private or rental. Known for its panoramic vistas, the Tumkur route is a great option for travellers from Bangalore.
Kimmane Luxury Golf Resort is central to all the thrills that Shivamogga has to offer. Choose a sojourn at Kimmane Luxury Golf Resort and experience all the magic of Shivamogga and much more. Golfing, luxurious amenities, a culinary extravaganza, and a regal stay, all await you here.