Located on the banks of the Lakshman Tirtha River, Rameshwara Temple is a Hindu religious temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. As per Hindu mythology, When Rama and Lakshmana were searching for Rama’s beloved wife ‘Sitadevi’. When Rama asked him to bring drinking water, Lakshmana shot an arrow into the Brahmagiri Hills and created a river called Lakshmana Tirtha.
Located in the Kodagu district of Kabini region, The Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, named after the Brahmagiri Peak, located at a height of 1607 meters above sea level. The sanctuary is quite famous for its agricultural fields and coffee plantations. The wildlife sanctuary is inhabited by a large number of rare species such as lion-tailed macaque, Malabar Giant Squirrel, Brown Mongoose, Elephant, tiger, gaur, wild dog, sambar and sloth bear among others.
Nagarhole National Park
A part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Nagarhole National Park, also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park is one of the most famous wildlife reserves in India. The wildlife sanctuary was set up in 1955 and was enriched with greenish forest cover, gushing waterfalls and little streams among others. The national park plays host to a large number of mammalian species and rare species of animals such as tiger.
Fondly known as the Lakshmana Tirtha Falls, The Irpu Falls is a fresh waterfall located in the Brahmagiri range. It is located 60 meter above the ground. Due to presence of Rameshwara Temple, Irpu Falls is a major pilgrim spot as well.