It is tiny village of scenic beauty is perched on a hilltop which overlooks the reservoir Linganmakki. The reservoir is also called as Honemardu reservoir which is built across River Sharavathi in the year of 1965. It is place to enjoy water sports, kayaking, windsurfing and other fun filled activities. It is huge body of water delight which enthralls visitors of all ages. There is a small island is nestled in the midst of water which is the highlighting feature of Honemardu. Besides of these adventurous activities, it is a paradise for bird watchers where one can spend endless of time by countless of bird species. To add to the spirit of visitors, there is a 60 square mile swimming pool of fresh water and a huge enough forest to satisfy the trekking, swimming, rafting and jungle walk. It is one of the most amazing eco-tourism to spend thrilling days and magical nights with the blazing bonfire teemed with distinct aroma of forest herbs. The picnic to Honemardu is a fabulous experience for those who thrive for fun and adventure.
Places to visit
It is a sizzling waterfalls cascading from the height of 253 meters, being the second highest waterfalls in India. This famed waterfalls is called as Gersoppa Falls and Joganda Gundi. It holds the legacy of being the first untiered waterfalls in India.
Kayaking, Rafting, Swimming, Trekking, windsurfing and Bird Watching are the most adventurous and fun filled tourist activities here.
How to reach Honemardu
Bangalore international airport is 380 km from Honemardu.
Talguppa railway station is about 12 km from Honemardu is the nearest railhead.
There are many state and private transport buses are available from all major cities of Karnataka.
In summer 23-35°C and in winter 0-26°C. It is best visited from October to May.