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Sangama and Mekedatu, Kanakpura - The Goats Leap

Place: Mekedatu and Sangam, KanakpuraDistance:100 km one way
Type:River Bank
Ideal for: Friends and Family
Permission Needed: No
Best time to visit:August to February
Best season to visit: Monsoon and early winter. Avoid summer
Sangam and Mekedatu are some of the most visited places around Bangalore. Sangama is the confluence of two rivers – Arkavathi and Kaveri. Just 4 km from Sangama is Mekedatu, one of the most beautiful gorges in Karnataka. As there is very little information about how to reach Mekedatu and what do expect in Sangama, I will try to explain it in depth. If you got any further questions feel free to comment down below or ping me on my social media.
Note: This post is the second part of my journey to Chunchi falls and Sangam. If you haven't read the first post of the visit to Chunchi falls then I highly recommend you read that first and then come back to this post.

Nightmare turning into reality: After relishing the beauty of Chunchi falls we headed to Sangama. You can se…

Chunchi Falls, Kanakpura - Beautiful waterfalls near Bangalore

Place: Chunchi Falls, KanakpuraDistance:  90 km one way Type: Waterfalls Ideal for: Friends and Family Permission Needed: No Best time to visit:August to February Best season to visit: Monsoon and early winter. Avoid summer

My friend Satish had got a new Royal Enfield Bullet a couple of months back. After getting his new bike his first and the only ride was to Swami Nityananda Ashram in Bidadi. Now that he had all the blessings from great Nityananda Swami :P, I wanted him to join me for a short ride. I would usually prefer a trekking place around Bangalore but I was very lazy climb this time. So we decided to visit Mekedatu and Sangam instead. I pinged a couple of my friends to see if they want to join the ride. Finally, 7 people turned up for the ride.

Sunday Morning: We decided to assemble near the Nice Road junction on Kanakpur road at 7 am. Being a typical Indian, I followed standard Indian time and reached the assembly point at 8.30 am :D . My sincere friends were waiting for me patient…