Situated in the Southern part of India, Karnataka is a combination of natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. The state shares its boundaries with Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The western coast is surrounded by the Arabian Sea having some picturesque beaches. The mesmerising natural beauty comprises of the lush green Western ghats, Jog falls, the Sahyadris, the rich wild life of Bandipore and Nagarhole. The ancient and historical monuments, palaces and the grand temples are other key attractions of the state. The rugged terrains, undulating mountains, pristine beaches, thundering rivers, and dense forest, make Karnataka one of the prime adventure destinations of India. Some of the key activities that one can undertake in Karnataka are Rock Climbing, parasailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, Coracle Rafting, Canoeing and Windsurfing, Trekking, Angling, and River rafting.
Karnataka, apart from its awe-inspiring natural beauty, majestic architecture, and pilgrimage sties, is also renowned for its software industry, Carnatic music, and the exciting festivals that make it one of the most celebrated states in India.