A thick cover of forest is located at a distance of 10 km from Shimoga. This is where all the wildlife lovers can enjoy as this forest inhabitants lions and tigers roaming about freely. A safari of tigers and lions started here in the year 1988, in around 200 hectares.
This is also a perfect picnic spot with different types of flora and fauna. It is important that you do not bring your camera along as photography is prohibited here. Otherwise, you and also your kids can enjoy a ‘perfect’ picnic.