Shivagange Falls This waterfall is in a unique point of Western Ghats, on the border of three taluqs of North Kanara district (Sirsi, Yellapur, Ankola). At about 45kms away from Sirsi. You can take a bus going to Jaddigadde. From this Jaddigadde the waterfall is around 3+kms distance. Though a motorable road is available walking is a pleasant experience.The height of the waterfall is around 200ft. A little further away is a Ganesha temple in the middle of the river. This temple is on the upstream. To go to this place you will have to take the deviation before you start walking down the valley for the waterfall.
Forest Department has built a viewpoint a little away from the place, from there you get a nice view of the waterfall and the valley. One has to take their ration from Sirsi. There are tea shops at jaddigadde and other places like Hulekal, Vanalli (places en route.).
One word of caution : don't try to get into the water near the waterfall. Many has already tried swimming (both amateurs and experts) and did not come up.
From Nearest Petrol Bunk Sirsi (you get some amount at Hulekal). Nearest Medical Help Vaanalli 12+kms. Nearest Hotel Sirsi, tea shops at Jaddigadde, Vaanalli.
||400 km from Bangalore
|By Road: -
||40 kms from Sirsi
||Bangalore to Sirsi then 40 km from Sirsi.
|When to go:-
||Best Time during and after monsoon, Early Winter
||KSTDC(bookings and info) Badami House, NR Square, Bangalore Tel: 080-2275869, Fax: 2352626 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Where to stay :-
||Hotel Shivani Garden Land,Sirsi Hubli Road,Uttara Kannada,, Sirsi, 581402
Hotel President, Natraj Road Sirsi-581401