How to reach Bheemeshwari Fishing and Natue camp by Train, Air and Bus


Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp, world-famous as home to the great 'Mahseer fish' - the finest and the largest tropical sporting fish known to man. Bheemeshwari Fishing camp is one of the Cauvery fishing camps. In this article, you will learn more about how to reach Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature camp by air, train and bus.

How to reach Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature camp by Air, Train and Bus


The Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature camp is very near to Bengaluru City in Karnataka. The tourism and the forest departments of Karnataka are running together the Cauvery Fishing Camp. Bheemeshwari Fishing Camp is one of the Cauvery fishing camps. The Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp is just 100 Kms. drive from Bengaluru city via Kanakapura.

Bheemeshwari Fishing and nature Camp, world-renowned as home to the great 'Mahseer fish' - the finest and the largest tropical sporting fish known to man. The Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp is an ideal place for the people who want to enjoy the fascinating combination nature and adventure with peace and serenity.

Reaching Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp by Air

Reaching Bheemeshwari by Air
The nearest air port to Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp is Bengaluru International Air Port. Bengaluru is about 100 Kms. from Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp. It would cost around Rs.1800 if you travel from Bengaluru air port to Beemeshwari Fishing and Nature camp. Bengaluru city is well connected to most of the other cities in India and Abroad by air.

Several Air Lines run direct flights to Bengaluru from all other cities in India. Some of these flight operators are:

* Kingfisher Airlines
* Indigo Air
* Jet Airways
* Indian Airlines
* Spice jet

There are several flights to Bengaluru air port from all other important cities in India. Apart from the Indian operators, there are many international flight operators which run flights to Bengaluru. The major flight operators to Bengaluru are:

* Thai Air Ways
* Sri Lankan Air Lines
* Quatar Air Ways
* Lufthansa Air Lines
* Air France
* Air China
* Air Mauritius
* Indian
* Dragon Air
* Singapore Airlines
* British Airways

Reaching Bheemeshwari by Train

Reaching Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp by Train


The nearest major railway station to Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp is Bengaluru Majestic. Bengaluru railway station is well connected with all railway junctions at all indian cities. Bengaluru is about 100 Kms. from Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature camp. You can travel to Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp from Bengaluru by hiring a taxi or by a bus.

Another major railway station which is around 85 Kms. from Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp is Mysore. This is also an important railway station in Karnataka but the number of trains from all other indian cities is less compared to Bengaluru. Bengaluru is an important railway junction in Karnataka. So a traveller wishing to travel to Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp can come first to Bengaluru. A number of trains are available to Bengaluru from different parts of India. A Traveller from Karnataka can come to Mysore also if there is a train to Mysore. Tourists can select their destination for travel to and visit Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp on their convenience. The Tourists can travel to Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp from Bengaluru or Mysore by a train.

Reaching Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp by Bus

Reaching Bheemeshwari by Bus
The buses run by Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) are available from the major cities in Karnataka to Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp. Many luxury buses are available from Bangalore to Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp. State bus fare is about Rs 100 and luxury bus fare is about Rs 300. If you want to come to Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp from out side of Karnataka state, you need to first come to Bangalore or Mysore and then catch a KSRTC bus to Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp.

The distances from major cities to Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp are given below:

* From Bangalore -- 105 Kms.
* From Mangalore -- 344 Kms.
* From Shivanasamudram -- 51 Kms.
* From Shrirangapatna -- 84 Kms.
* From Mysore -- 85 Kms.
* From Pune -- 910 Kms.
* From Mumbai -- 1059 Kms.
* From Hyddrabad -- 672 Kms.
* From Chennai -- 416 Kms.

About Beemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp

A Panoramic view of Cauvery River
The Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature camp is very near to Bengaluru City in Karnataka. The tourism and the forest departments of Karnataka are jointly running the Cauvery Fishing Camp. These Cauvery fishing camps are a popular getaway for the city dwellers. Bheemeshwari Fishing Camp is one of the Cauvery fishing camps. The Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp is just 100 Kms. drive from Bengaluru city via Kanakapura.

The Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature camp is an ideal place for those who want to enjoy the fascinating combination of nature and adventure with peace and serenity. The Bheemeshwari fishing camp is famous world wide for the giant 'Mahseer Fish' - the finest and largest tropical sporting fish. Bheemeshwari is away from the city crowds, but close enough for you to reach.

The Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp is an ideal place for corporate team building and out door exercises. Being very near to Bengaluru city, Bheemeshwari is the preferred location to offer corporate companies for their out door training needs.

The Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp has eight ethnic log-huts or suits with beautiful jungles behind. You can also stay in any of the 10 well furnished luxurious tented cottages ( twin bedded with attached bath rooms) on the river banks for a more closer-to-nature ambience.

Wild life at Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature camp

Squirrel at Bhemeshwari nature and fishing camp near Bengaluru
The mammals that are seen around the Bheemeshwari Fishing and nature camp include the leopard, elephants, wild pigs, sambar, spotted deers, giant squirrel, and jackals.

We can also see the reptiles like crocodile, turtles, chameleon, python, cobra, russell's viper and the banded krait. How ever, the giant Mahseer fish is the main attraction of the Cauvery river waters. Some of the Mahseer fish were found to be more than 100 pounds in weight.

There are around 200 species of birds that have been identified around the Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp. We can see the grey-headed fishing eage, spot billed duck, small pied kingfisher, black bellied river tern, osprey and many more water based birds. You can also see a number of rare land-based birds like honey buzzard, tawny eagle, pied crested cuckoo etc.

The Activities at Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp

Crocodile on a rock in Cauvery river
River based activities: There are a number of river based activities at Bheemeshwari Fishing and nature camp that you can enjoy. You can spend some time with the refreshing river waters of Cauvery. You can dip your feet in the waters of Cauvery and you can feel that the travail of the city life fading away. You can try your hand at joy fishing accompanied by guides at Bheemeshwari fishing camp. You can also ride down the Cauvery river in a coracle and see the natural views. The tourists can enjoy coracle boat rides while they are at Bheemeshwari. There are many tour operators who conduct boat rides as part of the package tour to the place.

Hundreds of professional anglers from around the globe come here to the fishing camps only for the Mahseer fish. The angling season starts during mid of November and continues till March the next year. Normally the fishing hours start from 6:30 AM and lasts until 10:30 AM in the morning times and the evening session starts at 4:00 PM and continues till 7:00 PM. Here the angling goes in a eco-friendly manner. The Mahseer fish caught are released back into the waters to ensure that this species of fish is conserved properly. One can also enjoy the River rafting on Cauvery river during the monsoon season ( mid June to September)

Land Based Activities: There are a number of land based activities at Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp. You can enjoy the trekking around the Basavana Betta. You can enjoy the panoramic view of the Cauvery river during the six-hour trek. One can also opt for short-distance treks in the early morning hours.

There is a Cauvery wildlife sanctuary with its rocks and hilly terrain where you can enjoy trekking. The corporate companies can also carry out team building exercises as well. Camping under the star-spangled skies is really an unforgettable experience that you will never forget. Other wise you can spend time chatting in the warmth of the amp fire and settle down on the sandy river banks.

Best time to visit Bheemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp


The best time to visit Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp is just after the monsoon, between August and February when the river is full of water and the surrounding forest is full of green vegetation. This time is also ideal for the bird watchers because the river terns, fishing eagles, wood peckers and other water birds flock to this place in large numbers. The summers can be very warm especially in the after noons. The summer is between March and June.

Accommodation at Beemeshwari Fishing and Nature Camp

Tented Cottages at Bheemeshwari fishing camp near Bengaluru

The Bheemeshwari fishing and nature camp has eight ethnic log-huts or suits with beautiful jungles behind. There are also 10 well furnished luxurious tented cottages ( twin bedded with attahed bath rooms) provided by Karnataka tourism department on the river banks for a more closer-to-nature ambience.

Excellent facilities are provided by the Karnataka tourism department. Mouth watering and delicious vegetarian and non vegetarian food is served in the tented cottages. The price for tented cottages of K.T.D.C is around Rs.2000 which includes Stay, Lunch, Dinner & breakfast, Coracle Ride, Joy Fishing, Guided Trekking, Forest Entry Fees, Camera Fees & Taxes etc.


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