Once Known as Mysore
State, Karnataka has a finely balanced mix of natural attractions
and superb historic architecture. The state appeals equally
to temple lovers, wildlife enthusiasts, trekkers and beach
The Western Ghats,
called the Malnad (Hill Country) have beautiful forests with
waterfalls and wildlife parks. Three great rivers originate
in the Ghats- the Cauvery, the Tungabadra, and the Krishna.
Some, like the short westward flowing Sharavati, have very
impressive waterfalls, Jog Falls being one of the highest
in the World.