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Wildlife Safari
Bird Watching
Nature Walk/ Trekking
Mountain Biking
Visit to Tyaverekoppa Lion & Tiger safari & Sakkrebyle Elephant Camp


Bangalore - 275Km
Shimoga - 32Km

Resort Contact Info

behind Ranganathaswamy Temple, Bhadra Project, Lakkavalli,
Around Chikmagalur - 577 115 Karnataka, India
Manager: Mr. Karthik
Contact Number: 9449599780
Land-line: 08261-215425
Email Id:






  • Dress for comfort. Do avoid bright colours and stick to muted shades of green, black, grey and brown. The more you meld with the background, the better.
  • Wear comfortbale walking shoes.
  • Avoid smoking - anything can start a forest fire.
  • You'll be spending a lot of time outdoors. Don't forget your hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, torch, etc.
  • Avoid plastics. We're really trying to cut down on plastics.

Nearby tourist spots

Jog Falls
Amruthapura - Heritage site
Bhadra reservoir
Kalatagiri Falls
Kemmanagundi Hill station

Route Map


From Bangalore: Drive towards Tumkur. Take the Shimoga bypass road at Tumkur (instead of going to Tumkur town) and cross Gubbi, Tiptur, Arsikere, Kadur, Birur, Tarikere. After crossing Tarikere, take the left that also has a Kuvempu University direction board. Travel 14 km till you reach Lakkavalli. At Lakkavalli, you will find a sign board to the River Tern Lodge, which is about 4km away. Alternately you can contact the Range Forest Office at Lakkavalli for enquiries. The River Tern Lodge is 38 km from Shimoga and is located by the Bhadra Reservoir.


For the past 10 years we have been visiting JLR resorts at Cauvery,BR Hills ,Bhadra etc.I would like to place on record our deep appreciation of the services and the personal attention of the staff.The attention to detail and the warmth and hospitality our excellent. Our last stay was at Bandipur from 6th to 8th August 2013.Excellent stay.

K.S.David Fmr Managing Director, Goodricke Group, Camellia PLC , U.K read more