Bhimeshwari National Park also provides opportunity for fishing the Mahseers. The Fishing Camp here has comfortable tents equipped with basic facilities like cots, mosquito nets, shower, toilet and even a kitchen.
Bheemeshwari of Mandya district is one of the most enthralling seats to visit for a day’s outing or a weekend getaway from Bengaluru. One can find fishing camps along this place which offer adventure games that are ideal for a team outing. Meandering through the forested scenery amidst the forests of Karnataka is the Kaveri River. This rain fed South Indian River is the most majestic and sacred river of South India. It is tucked away from the milling crowds, yet close enough for one to reach.
Bheemeshwari is nestled amidst the gorgeous waterfalls of Gaganachukki Waterfalls, Barachukki Waterfalls and Mekedatu Waterfalls. It is also the natural habitat of Mahseer fish. The rich flora and fauna found here is an ocular delight for flora and fauna and nature lovers. Bheemeshwari offers the exciting and responsible angling options where the Mahseer fish are left back into the water.
The Kaveri River summons as soon as one check in the accommodation near Bheemashawari. One need to dip the feet in the pristine waters of Kaveri River and one can actually feel the travails of city life fading away.
During the monsoon months of June, July and August the waters of Kaveri River are full and the forest is beautiful and lush. At other times of the year water recedes to reveal wide sand banks where one could lay back and rejuvenate in the evenings. Between September and February, the weather is cool and pleasant and is the best time to visit the place. This is also the ideal time for bird watchers to treat themselves as river terns, fishing eagles, king fishers, and plenty of other species flock here. The summers which are from March to June are generally very warm, especially in the afternoons.
Bheemeshwari can be easily accessible from all other parts of South India and Bengaluru. The nearest airport is in Bangalore Airport which is 120 kilometers away. One can also travel to Mandya by train and take a bus or opt for private transport for the next 60 kilometers to reach Bheemeshwari.