Shivasamudra, where the river Kaveri cascades down in two picturesque waterfalls, is treat to watch. Falling down 75 Mts. into a deep rocky gorge, these falls are at their best during the Monsoon months (July to November). Asia’s first hydro-electric project was set up here in 1905. Power was evacuated from this power project to Kolar Gold Fields near Bangalore for running the Gold mines.
How to reach there: Shivasamudram is located of the Bangalore Kollegal National Highway, 120 K.M.s from Bangalore. From Mandya the distance is 75 K.M.s towards the east.
How to Reach:
Nearest airport is Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru
Nearest railway station is maddur railway station
75 kms from Mysore - Talakadu way or 120 kms from Bangalore-Malavalli way