Shishila River

Description:

This is an excellent beginner river close to Dharmasthala. The rapids are seldom more than class 3, and there is a place to stay practically next to the river.


Getting there:


From Bangalore, drive towards Mangalore. Take the right turn off the highway on the load leading to Dharmasthala. At Kokkada, a road forks to the right, leading to the Shishila temple. The put in is just above the temple


Stretch 1:


Put in:

Above Shishila temple

Take out:

At the Stream of joy homestay.

Distance on river:


Difficulty:

Class 2-3.

Permissions required ?:

None

Elevation profile:

Shishila_elevation_profile.jpg


Stretch 2:


Put in:


Take out:


Distance on river:


Permissions required?:




Places to stay:


The Stream of joy homestay is right on the banks of the river.



Maps



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Seasons:


Monsoons. June to September