If you are travelling to Bangalore and also looking for white water river rafting in India, Bheemeshwari is the place that shall definitely pique your interest. Bheemeshwari is just a 3 hours drive from the city of Bangalore, which is 100 km from the Bangalore Township off the Kollegal-Kanakapura Highway. Some of the few major tourist landmarks that fall on the way to Beemeshwari in this route are Sathnur, Kanakapura and Muthathi. The last stretch of this picturesque journey to Beemeshwari from Bangalore run through a dense forest which stretches around 10 km which is also popular as one of the most visited trekking places near Bangalore. For travelers who have not yet visit this place, it must be mentioned that this part of the journey to Bheemeshwari leads through a pretty rocky terrain and so for comfort seeking travelers; they must be ready for the bumpy ride.
The Doddamakkali Nature Camp, The Gilbore Fishing Camp, The Cauvery River Fishing Camp are certain places which are located near Beemeshwari river rafting site. Advance booking is required if one needs to stay at the Jungle Lodges, which found are in and around these locations.
The Beemeshwari white water river rafting camp site is located on the bank of the Cauvery River against the beautiful backdrop of the Western Ghats.
Though, in most places, the Cauvery River is well accepted as a gently flowing stream, but at some places this river drop at a gradient which calls for the fun of rafting in this stream. As the water of the Cauvery River hits the submerged rocks, the gently river creates a frothy stretch of water with it swift changing water currents, that provides thrill to the water adventure seekers who want to river raft near Bheemeshwari.
The Beemeshwari white water river rafting is most visited and best enjoyed from the months of June till end of September, when the monsoon hits the southern parts of India and turns River Cauvery into a roaring waterway.
The Bheemeshwari Sanctuary is also another wonderful place where travelers can get a chance to see more than 200 species of animal and birds. Some of the most famous animals found in this jungle are the Giant Malabar Squirrel, The Spotted Deer and the Indian Jackals. The Bheemeshwari jungle is also a migratory corridor of Indian Elephants those who roam freely in this land.
One can also enjoy Angling, Kayaking or Coracle rides in the Cauvery River at Bheemeshwari where time seems to stand still amidst the natural beauty of this wonderful secluded place near Bangalore.