Thursday, May 20, 2010


Hosanagara Located in Shimoga district of Karnataka on the banks of river Sharavathi. Has a history of over 1000 years. Famous for its scenic beauty, dense jungles, timber and heritage.

Tyavarekoppa Lion and Tiger Safari:En route to Hosnagar from Shimoga, about 10 KM from Shimoga. Many rare wildlife, Lions Tiger, rare species of birds can be seen. Food availability is scarce as there are no hotels around. So take plenty of food and water.

Sri Ramachandrapura Mutt: Shree Matha has an illustrious history of more than 1300 Years and was established by Shree Adi Shankaracharya. It is the only Matha with an unbroken lineage (Avichchinna Parampara) of Peethadhishas. The Mutt has majority in recent years concentrated on Indian breed cattle preservation (Cows). 36 indigenous cattle breeds could be see at matt, which are preserved for future generation. It is the only institution in India with single largest collection of Indian Cow breed, and the present pontiff, have declared his future work to concentrate only around the protection of the Indian cow breed.

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