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Hogenakkal Falls

Hogenakkal Falls is a waterfall in South India on the Kaveri river on the border between Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu and Chamrajnagar district of Karnataka. It is located 127 km from Bangalore, 165 km from Kollegal, 147 km from Kolar, 152 km from Kolar Gold Fields, 46 km, 181 km from Mysore, and 46 km from Dharmapuri. It is sometimes referred to as the "Niagara Falls of India," it is known for bathing areas and hired boat rides and as a major tourist attraction. Carbonatite rocks in this site are considered to be the oldest of its kind in South Asia and one of the oldest in the world.

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Gopalswami Hills

Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta, is a hill located in the Gundlupete Taluk, Chamarajanagar district of the state of Karnataka, India at a height of 1450m and is extensively wooded. It is also the highest peak in the Bandipur National Park. It lies in the core area of the Bandipur National Park and is frequented by wild life including elephants. Dense fog predominates and covers the hills round the year and thus gets the prefix Himavad and the temple of Venugopalaswamy gives the full name of Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta. Its geographic coordinates are: Latitude 12.97°Ne and longitude 77.56°E.

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Bandipur Tiger Reserve And National Park

Bandipur National Park established in 1974 as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger, which is the state with the second highest tiger population in India. . Bandipur is known for its wildlife and has many types of biomes, but dry deciduous forest is dominant. The park spans an area of 874 square kilometers, protecting several species of Indias endangered wildlife.

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Barachukki Waterfalls

The segmented Barachukki Falls are a graceful one and the more popular one among the two falls. This jagged crashing cascade of water is also the wider one among the two falls. The waterfall has a height of about 69 metres. There is a narrow flight of about 200 concrete steps that lead down to the waterfall. The way down to the waterfall is relatively safe as it fenced with railings and there are benches to sit on and relax for a while when you get tired.

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Gundal Dam

Though the place is not recognised much, it is a very beautiful place to visit. There are hills surrounded by the reservoir which add extra beauty to the place. There is also a guest house constructed at the top. The best time to visit is during June to December.