Three day Aqua camp at Sharavathi valley and Rafting at Sitha Nadi -
[9th - 10th - 11th August 2013] -
Registrations are On
The Sharavathi Valley:- The Sharavathi river valley nestled in the central Western Ghats, Shimoga district has been an ecological paradise. The Sharavathi River, rising at Ambuthirtha in Thirthahalli taluk flows north-west and drops down in the Ghats at the world famous Jog falls. The Sharavathi Valley is home for many waterfalls and to some of the beautiful streams. The valley is evergreen to semi-evergreen forest along with moist deciduous type of forests that dominate the entire basin along with scrub savannah, grasslands, marshy areas and plantation of acacia, cash crops like areca and rubber providing diverse niches for a variety of taxa. Rare evergreen species such as Dipterocarpus, Syzygium, Cinnamon, Diospyros, Aglaia, endemic Palms along with the globally endangered Myrist-icasps makes this an ecologically sensitive region to be conserved and not marketed
Sharavathi Backwater: -
Sharavathi backwater is about 60 KM in length and about 15 KM wide.
It became backwater when dam was constructed at Linganamakki of Sagara
taluk in Shivamogga (Shimoga) district to the river Sharavathi. This
backwater has created lots of islands, it is so great to explore all
these, where thick vegetation still exist and lot of wild life in it
including some rare birds.
Sitha Nadi: Agumbe is a village located in the Shimoga district in the state of Karnataka, Agumbe is among the places in India that receive very heavy rainfall earning it the sobriquet, "Cherrapunji of the South". It is also the home of the Agumbe Rainforest Research Station, the only permanent rainforest research station in India. The renowned herpetologist, Romulus Whitaker called Agumbe the capital of King Cobra. n area near Agumbe has been converted into a protected area for Medicinal Plants to help in their conservation.
Agumbe is known as the Chirapunji of the south because of its heavy monsoon rains and rafting on Sita river was a mind blowing experience.
|Approx Temperature||Max 20-30 degrees C|
|Accommodation type||Tented accommodation|
|Washrooms||Only at base camp|
|Food||Basic Veg food|
|Transport||Non-A/C, Video-coach, Push back bus|
|Distance from Bangalore||420 to 440 kms (approx - one way)|
|Total trekking distance||5 kms (total)|
Thursday 8th August 2013
09:30 PM Start from wind tunnel road.
09:45PM Shanthi sagar hotel (Domlur)
10:00PM PM Assemble at Lifestyle - Margrath Road (Near Garuda Mall)
Friday 9th August 2013
08:00am Reach Sharavathi Valley
09:00AM Have Breakfast
10:00AM Start Aqua sports briefing and activities
02:00pm Have lunch, Relax, Continue Aqua sports activities like coracle, kayaking, Rafting.
06:00pm Tea/coffee, snacks,
Saturday 10th August 2013
07:00am Get up and freshen up.
08:00AM Have Breakfast & Start trekking
01:00pm Have lunch on the way, play in waterfall etc
05:00pm Go to back to Island,
06:00Pm Tea/coffee and snacks.
Sunday 11th August 2013
07:30am Have breakfast
08:00AM Leave for Rafting
11:00am Reach to Rafting place,
11:30am Start Rafting.
01:30pm Finish Rafting .
02:00PM Start Back to Bangalore
11:00PM Reach Bangalore.
- Rain jacket
- Moov spray
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just in case you have to cancel participation
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Important points to be noted before registering
Participation Fees: Rs.5000.00
Above charges include: Transportation, Tented Accommodation, Food (3 breakfasts,2 lunches, 2 Dinners), aqua sports at sharavathi valley, white water rafting at Sitha nadi, Camp site facilities,
Above charges do not include: Snacks or any other food on the way back to Bangalore, lunch on the way back to Bangalore.
Note: Please send scanned copy of your Photo ID Card. Its MUST for availing forest department permission
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For any clarification email us at [email protected] or call on 9611102222
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