Irpu Falls 14 km from Nagarhole. Nagarhole is 210 km SW of Bangalore . This waterfalls is amidst of lush green Western Ghats and is located at about 50kms from Madikeri and 20kms from NagarahoLe National Park. This stream will later join river Kaveri. This tributary is called LakshmaNa Teertha who origin is in the Brahma Giri peaks in side the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary. The other places of interest nearby are Brahmagiri peak, a place called pakshi-pataLa. Except the waterfall all other places are inside the wildlife sanctuary and need permission to enter the sanctuary. This waterfall is also known as LakshmaNa teertha falls.
According to legend, when Lord Rama and Lakshmana were searching for Sita, they became thirsty. Lakshmana shot an arrow into the Brahmagiri from which the river sprang. Lord Rama is said to have dedicated a Shiva Kshethra known as Rajeshwara Temple on the banks of river Lakshmana Teertha. The Lakshmana Teertha river eventually flows into the Kaveri River.
Nearest Town 10kms (Srimangala).
Nearest Petrol Bunk Srimanagala
Nearest Medical Help Srimangala.
Nearest Hotel Irpu, Srimangala.
210 km South West of Bangalore
By Road: -
14 km from Nagarhole
Take SH17 to Srirangapatna via Maddur bypass to coorg via Ranganathittu then SH88 to Hunsur then state roads to Nagarhole via Veeranahosahalli and Murkal.
When to go:-
Nov to Feb
KSTDC(bookings and info) Badami House, NR Square, Bangalore Tel: 080-2275869, Fax: 2352626 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where to stay :-
Kings Sanctuary - Nagarhole For reservations Contact Prestige Meridian I, Unit # 909, 9th Floor, 29 M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001 Tel : 91-80 - 41122661, 41512761/62/63/64 Fax : 91-80-41122662 Cell : 98450 05659 / 93424 05659
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Tariff: Rs. 7000/- to Rs. 12000/-