About SaragurSaragur is a small town in the Mysore district in Karnataka having a latitudinal location of 11° 58' 60’N and longitudinal location of 76° 25' 0 E. The total population of this town is 11,201 covering the total area of 4 square kilometres. The official language spoken here is Kannad. Mainly Hindus dwell here but there are also Jain Families who are moving to this town lately. So you can find both the Hindu Temples as well as the Jain Temples here.
Geography of SaragurSaragur is well connected to the important cities of Karnataka and the neighboring state of Tamil Nadu like Ooty, Mysore, Hunsur, Gundlepet to name a few. The Suvarnavathy River flows over Saragur and provides for the irrigation facilities to the villagers.
Tourist Places in and around SaragurYou will be mesmerised by the scenic beauty of Saragur. The town is surrounded by forests and mountains that stand with pride and offer a spectacular view. You can enjoy the sunset from over a plateau which adds an enthralling beauty to Mother Nature. Here are some of the names of places given in and around Saragur which you can visit while staying in Saragur.
Bandipur Tiger ReserveIt is only 72.2 km from Saragur and takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach there. It is a famous Tiger Reserve that needs no explanation. It is spread over an area of 874 square kilometres, under the project ‘Tiger’. You can get to see a mix of the Flora and Fauna of endangered species. It is one of the best maintained wild life sanctuaries till date.
Kabini and Nugu ReservoirsOnce in Saragur , you should not miss these two reservoirs that provides for the irrigation facilities. Tourists come here to have a glimpse of the reservoirs by the Suvarnavathy River that flows over the town. The Kubini dam is only 9.9 km and takes around 20 minutes only from Saragur town.
NanjanaguruIt is only 56 km from Saragur and takes around 1 hour to reach there. You can visit the Nanjundeshwara temple, Chamundeshwari temple, Panduranga, Parashurama Temple to name a few.
One Day Trip from SaragurWhile you are staying at Saragur you can visit the nearby places in a one day time and enjoy with your family and friends. List of some of those places are given here for your ready referral.
Saragur to MadikeriIt takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes to reach Madikeri which is at a distance of 116km from Saragur. Abbey falls in Madikeri offers a spectacular view to the tourists who come from all over the world to have a glimpse of the beautiful Waterfalls. Besides Abbey Falls other tourist spots in Madikeri includes the Dubare Elephant Camp, Madikeri Fort, Omkareshwara Temple and the Raja’s Seat which is a garden of beautiful seasonal flowers surrounded by musical fountains all over.
Saragur to MysoreIt is only 56 km away from Saragur and takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach there. There are many things to see in Mysore, the most important being the Mysore Palace. Other places of interest in Mysore are the Vrindavan Gardens, Mysore Zoo, Karanji Lake, Krishnaraja Sagara, Kukkarahalli Lake, Lalitha Mahal and the Folklore Museum.
Saragur to HalebidIt is also a famous tourist destination for the religious minded people as there are a lot of temples here. From Saragur it takes around 3 hours to cover a distance of 172 km from Saragur. Places of interest in Saragur are the Chenakeshava Temple, Jain Temples and the Kedareshwara Temple.
Weekend Destination from SaragurYou can always plan for a weekend destination from Saragur. Here are the names of such places given, have a look.
Saragur to UdipiIt is 305 km away from Saragur and takes around 6 hours and 30 minutes to reach there. You can visit the beautiful beaches at Kapu and Malpe. Then there is a beautiful island in Udipi namely St. Mary’s island. Kudlu falls will surely attract your attention along with the many temples there in Udipi.
Saragur to HampiHampi is 505 km away from Saragur and takes around 8 hours and 40 minutes to reach there. Places which you can visit in Hampi includes the Archaeological Museum, Royal enclosure, Queen’s Bath, Vijay Vittala temple, the Hanuman Temple, Hemkuta Hill Temples to name a few.
Saragur to KollurKollur is 378 km from Saragur and takes around 8 hours to reach there. The Kodachadri Hills, Mookambika Temple and the Saraswati Mantap are the places which you can visit in Kollur.
Fact File of SaragurTown: Saragur
Latitude: 11° 58' 60’N
Longitude: 76° 25' 0 E.
Official Language: Kannada
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