Chamarajanagar district is a new district in the Southern-most part of Karnataka. It was carved out of Mysore District in the year 1998.
Chamarajanagar was earlier known as Arikottara. It borders Tamilnadu and Kerala.
Malai Mahadeshwara Hills (MM Hills), Biligiri Rangana Betta (BR Hills), Kanakagiri, GS Betta : Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta, and Dodda Sampige Mara are some of the major tourist destinations.
Bandipura Wildlife Sanctury, and BR Hills Wildlife Sanctuary are the other two places of attraction to the tourists.
Hogenakal, the famous waterfall where the river Kaveri cascades down a gorge to give a breathtaking view is in this district.
Gundaal dam top view
Open hut mm hills
Mahadeshwara temple mm hills
Gundaal dam from below