Rivers in Karnataka

Rivers in Karnataka

Top Rivers in Karnataka recommended by travellers

All (904) | Places of Worship (173) | Temples (154) | Waterfalls (43) | Religious Places (43) |


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Kabini River, Kabini
  • Type: River
99%
voted as clean
Kabini River, Kabini
Rank 104
Ranked 104 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.7 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Kabini River supports the ecosystem of Kabini Forest Reserve that is spread over an area of 55 acres on its banks. Popularly called Kabani and Kapila, the river originates in Wayanad District of Kerala, from the confluence of the Panamaram River and Mananthavady River. The... Read More »
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Sangama, Srirangapatna
  • Type: River
50%
voted as clean
Sangama, Srirangapatna
Rank 136
Ranked 136 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Sangam, located near a temple, is the confluence of three rivers. At this point, other branch of the River Cauvery, Loakpavani is reunited. Apart from being frequented by tourists wishing to take a dip at the site to wash away their sins, the place is also thronged by those... Read More »
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Sharavati River, Shimoga
  • Type: River
Sharavati River, Shimoga
Rank 192
Ranked 192 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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River Kali, Dandeli
  • Type: River
73%
voted as clean
River Kali, Dandeli
Rank 241
Ranked 241 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.1 / 7 1
31 Ratings & 28 Reviews
River Kali originates in Diggi, a small village in Uttara Kannada District. Dominating the town, the river offers tourists an opportunity to enjoy boating in the native saucer-shaped coracles made of bamboo and tanned buffalo hide. Banks of the river abounds with avifauna and... Read More »
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  • Type: River
Lakshmana Tirtha River, Kabini
Rank 309
Ranked 309 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Lakshmana Tirtha River has its origin in Kodagu District and flows eastward. It joins the Kaveri River in the Krishna Raja Sagara Lake. Read More »
Kumaradhara River, Kukke-Subrahmanya
  • Type: River
99%
voted as clean
Kumaradhara River, Kukke-Subrahmanya
Rank 498
Ranked 498 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The Kumaradhara River is considered as a sacred river, which originates from the Kumaraparvatha. At Uppinangadi, this river merges into another scared river, the Nethravati River, before flowing into the Arabian Sea. The water of the river is believed to cure skin diseases. Read More »
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  • Type: River
River Hemavati, Sakleshpur
Rank 520
Ranked 520 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
River Hemavati, which starts in the Western Ghats at an elevation of about 1,219 m, is the tributary of the Kaveri River. After originating near Ballala rayana durga in the Chikmagalur District of the state of Karnataka, it flows through Chikmagalur, Hassan District and Mysore... Read More »
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  • Type: River
River Varada, Banavasi
Rank 577
Ranked 577 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
3.5 / 7 1
1 Rating
River Varada that originates in Vardamoola in sagar taluk flows through the Western Ghats. The river flows at the edge of the town before joining the Tungabhadra River at Galaganath.   Read More »
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  • Type: River
Nandini River, Mangalore
Rank 636
Ranked 636 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Nandini River originates at a spot about 8 miles away from Durga Parameshwari Temple. Kateel has received its name due to the belief that Bramaraambigai is seated in the middle (katee) of the Nandini River. On the banks of the river, Durga Parameshwari Temple is located. Read More »
Cauvery River, Shivanasamundra
  • Type: River
99%
voted as clean
Cauvery River, Shivanasamundra
Rank 771
Ranked 771 of 904
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 6 Reviews
The Cauvery River in Karnataka bifurcates twice to form the island of Shivanasamundra and Srirangapatnam that are 80 km apart from each other. The island of Shivanasamundra is famous for the Shivanasamundra Falls, including the twin falls, the Gaganachukki Falls and the... Read More »
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