Sangama and Mekedatu

Direction

Sangama

Sangama is a small village in kanakapura taluk  in Ramanagara district 60 km from ramanagara. It comes under mahalli panchayat. It is located  59 km from Bangalore. Sangama is surrounded by ramanagara taluk towards north, Thally taluk toward east, channapatana taluk toward west, maddur taluk toward west. Kanakapura taluk is the Nearest town to sangama. Road connectivityis there from kanakapura to sangama. Near the sangama the two river merges  arkavathi and kaveri river will  join here. Daily thousand of tourists will come enjoy this destination.  water sport also conduct here, and all kind basic facilities are available.

Mekedatu

Mekedatu is 4 km from sangama, mekedatu means goat’s leap. The name comes from an incident which is believed to have been witnessed by bersmen in thta area  a long time ago. It is said that a goat being chased by a tiger made a  desperate attempt to save its life by leaping from one side from George and managed to cross over the raging river below, whereas the tiger did not attempt to replicate this feat, and abandoned the chase. It is believed that only divine goats could have marked their ‘footprints’ in such rocks. This destination attract more number of tourists, and also dander too.

Photo gallery

  • mekedatu
  • Mekedaatu
  • sangama where river Arkavathy joins river cauvery

How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest airport – Kempegowda International Airport ( Bengaluru International Airport ) at Devanahalli.

By Train

The nearest Railway station is Ramanagara

By Road

Sangama is 60 km from ramanagar and 59 km from Bangalore. Mekedatu is 4 km from sangama