Bheemeshwari, a small town in Karnataka’s Mandya district, is popular as a paradise for fishing enthusiasts as it is home to the Mahseer fish – one of the finest game fish in the world. This town is tranquil and is the perfect getaway for a short trip from Bangalore. Due to its proximity to the Cauvery River and its extensive forest cover with a variety of flora and fauna, Bheemeshwari is visited by adventure lovers and bird watchers for boating, adventure camps, trekking up the hills and its varied species of birds present here.
Apart from being home to a wide variety of birds, Bheemeshwari has known diverse fishing camps like Mekedatu, Sangam, and Kokrebellur Pelicanry. As of recent, littering has been an issue here along the riverside as many locals and tourists set up camp and cook there. The flora of Bheemeshwari that creates picturesque views also supports exotic wildlife which includes crocodiles, wild boars, leopards, jackals, and deers. Bheemeshwari is a good spot to visit for the ones looking for a long drive and a one-day getaway from Bangalore.