Fishing is the favorite outdoor activity of many. It is not merely about a "catch" but about the "wait", the sense of calm that comes over the mind as one waits. Then of course, there is the chirping of the birds in the background and finally the sense of achievement one feels as the fish bites the bait. If you seek just such a relaxing time, then come and spend a holiday in Cauvery Fishing Camp with Adventure Tours of India.
The Cauvery Fishing Camp is located by the side of River Cauvery. The beautiful river flows through the woods of Karnataka, which makes it an ideal place for those who seek peace and scenic beauty.
Cauvery Fishing Camp-Places to see in and around the camp
There is a temple, which is located at a distance of mere 200 yards from the camp entrance. It is surrounded by lush greenery and is a beautiful place to visit.
One can also take a nature walk to beautiful places around the Cuavery fishing camp. One can enjoy seeing birds, and beautiful butterflies besides all kinds of flowers. There is another option, that of walking up to Watch tower and checking out the breathtaking view it offers of the Cauvery river below.
Cauvery Fishing Camp-Things to do
The great thing about the Cauvery Fishing Camp, is that one can enjoy many other activities here besides fishing. One can enjoy boat-rides, bird watching, river rafting and trekking.
Now, coming back to fishing, which is the favorite outdoor activity of many, Cauvery River is home to Mahseer fish, which is the finest game fish in the world. This freshwater fish is known to be the hardest fighting species of fish. This is the main reason why the Cauvery fishing camp sees a lot of visitors very year, not only from India but also from other countries.
Two species of Mahseer can be spotted at the fishing camp, the Tor Khudree and Tor Mussullah. There are other common fishes too, such as catfish an carp. Crocodiles can also be spotted. .
Trekking is one of the activities people indulge in, while they take a break from fishing. Many opt for the trek to the Basavanna betta (4000 feet). There are other paths too, several of them are forest trails and many lead to hilltops.
River rafting is another activity people can enjoy while at the camp. It is mainly for those who are not satisfied with fishing and seek more adventure and thrill.
Cauvery Fishing Camp-Getting There & Accommodation
The closest airport is in Bangalore, which is 100 kms away. This airport has flight to all the major cities in India.
The nearest railhead is at Bangalore. From here one can take trains to all the major cities in India.
Accommodation is no problem at the Cauvery Fishing camp. There are several lodges and resorts that offer comfortable accommodation. One can also try staying in a tent, if he/she really wants to enjoy the complete camping experience.
Cauvery Fishing Camp-Things to keep in mind
It is important to know that you cannot simply walk away with your catch. You may weigh it or take a snap to boast to your friends later, but you have to return it to the water. This is the "catch and release" system, which needs to be followed, so the Mahseer does not disappear from water altogether.
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