Bheemeswari is a popular day
outing destination for those living in or around Bangalore. Famous for it’s
large population of Mahseer fish, Bheemeswari is a great place to spend the
afternoon fishing or swimming. There are
various fishing camps, all equipped with fishing nets, showers, and toilets.
Fishing not your thing? No need to worry; the town is surrounded by a dense
forest offering a variety of treks for all different skill levels.
Rent a car from Zoom and arrive in Bheemeswari with ease! The easiest way to get there is via the 209 but if you get lost our GPS can guide you the entire way! It is roughly 100km from Bangalore to Bheemeswari, and should take roughly 2 hours to drive there. Get there faster than with a bus or train and stop at your own convenience.
Rent an SUV if you have a big group or rent a sedan such as the Vento or Ford Figo if you have a smaller group or are with your significant other.
If you don't own a car or don't want to take your own car, then Zoom has several options for you to consider:
Hatchback : Take our Ford Figo ZXI for flexibility in your travels. The Figo gives you freedom to explore Bheemeswari however you want.
Sedans : Zoom with Volkswagen Vento or BMW 320d if you want to ride around Bheemeswari in style. These cars are great if you have a small group or are with your significant other.
SUV : If trekking is what you crave, the mighty Scorpio is all yours to explore the unexplored. No need to worry about steep uphill climbs or rough terrain, the Scorpio can handle it all. The Scorpio is especially good if you are with a large group of people.
All Zoom cars come with the following: -
- All-inclusive tariff which includes fuel, comprehensive insurance and taxes.
- A 3G enabled tablet, which makes navigation a breeze.
- No deposit required to Zoom off.
In order to get the most out of
your experience, rent a car from Zoom so that you have the freedom to explore Bheemeswari
as you please. No need to negotiate with rickshaw drivers or walk for
kilometers, you can drive however and wherever you want.
Here are three things to see and do in Bheemeswari :
Angling: Bheemeswari is famous for it’s fantastic angling. Anglers from all over the world come to Bheemeswari just to get their hands on the Mahseer fish. All of the angling done here is eco-friendly, and the fish are released after being caught. If this is something you would like to learn, there is no place better!
River Rafting: If you happen to visit between the months of July and September, the Kaveri river is fantastic for river rafting. The extra water from monsoon season makes it an adrenaline rush for any type of traveler!
Basavana Betta: This 6 hour trek is a must see for any nature enthusiast. Once atop the mountain a magnificent panoramic view of the river can be seen from all directions. Hike early in the morning for an even better experience!
Insiders Tip: Make sure to check out the Bheemeshwari Fishing & Nature Camp
The best time of year to visit is during the monsoon season, as this is when the river will have the most water in it, making it ideal for fishing or rafting.