Trip to Shimoga

Day 1.
Covered the following places and temples: 
1. Dasarighat - Chowdeshwari Temple. 
2. Tiptur - Mallikarjuna Temple and Kempamma Temple
3. Shimoga - Kotte Anjaneya Temple and Kote Marikamba Temple


Day 2:
1. Ikkeri - Old Shiva Temple
2. Sigandur - Chowdeshwari Temple
3. Jog Falls - Majestic Water falls


Day 3:
1. Shakrebyle Elephant Camp - Similar to the more famous Dubare in Kodagu district.
2. Gajanur Dam - Nice view points but no photography allowed.
3. Tyavarekoppa Lion and Tiger Safari with zoo.

Photos:
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Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimoga
http://wikitravel.org/en/Shimoga
http://www.karnatakaholidays.com/shivamogga.php http://www.travelingbeats.com/blog/shimoga-district-travel-info-karnataka http://soundsofsilence-shalini.blogspot.com/2009/08/on-jumbo-trail.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiptur http://www.tipturinfo.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=133:historical-places-near-tiptur&catid=12:historical-places&Itemid=3
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chowdeshwari_Temple