Mysore to Shivasamudram

The pretty as a picture Mysore city is shrouded in history and still bears telltale symbols of Tipu Sultan's former days of glory. The South Indian city is one of India's much coveted tourist destinations and the adventurous excursions from Mysore are a rage with tourists. The regular tours from Mysore to Shivasamudram, where the celebrated second largest waterfalls in the Indian subcontinent are located takes travelers across some of the the country's best scenic rhapsodies.

The Shivasamudram or the Shivanasamudram waterfalls are the nation's second largest waterfalls and the sixteenth largest in the world. What makes the Shivasamudram Falls unique and makes it stand apart from its counterparts is the fact that the waterfall is a splendid agglomeration of the cascades of the western Gaganachukki and the eastern Bharachukki falls, sited one kn apart and formed by the branching of the Cauvery River.