Mahishi, Shimoga

Mahishi is a sightseeing place which has large sand formations at the bank of tunga river. a beautiful location natural formed by tunga river. there is a temple next to the river which is also one of the oldest temple of Shimoga. Swimming in the water of mahishi is restricted by authority as many have lost their lives at mahishi. 

Entry fee - Free

Route map

Start from Shimoga towards Thirthahalli and drive for 45 km to reach till malur and take left turn towards mahishi road and drive for 5 km to reach the temple. there is enough parking space at the location. 


Bus facility till mahishi is less frequent and most of the buses stop at malur and from there one has to catch an auto or walk for rest of the journey. Own vehicles can reach place easily.


Mahishi is a sightseeing place and getting into the water is restricted. Do not swim in the water.

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