Gorur hemavathi dam is 130 km from Mysuru and 212km from Bengaluru. Every year as the rainy season fill up the reservoir, the view is just awesome. The Hemavathi Dam, is one of the best places to visit in Northern Karnataka, especially during the rainy seasons.The atmosphere is truly magical. The cold winds will heal and revive you. The unpredictable sun who plays hide and seek in between the clouds can mesmerise you and the breathtaking view of the turbulent and vigorous waters of the Hemavathi river will numb your senses.You can lose yourself in nature, all the elements here are free and strong, with nothing to arrest them. A visit to the Dam can invoke a rush of tingling excitement. Just stand around looking at the water, and there will be an unexpected surge of cold water, and before you know it, you are drenched to the skin, shivering, and waiting for more of it. Gorur also has an interesting bird population and one should visit during sunrise to catch a glimpse of a large number of water birds. It is best to visit this place when all the gates of the reservoir is open