Karnataka has a large number of tourist attractions, both natural and man made. The natural environment is rich in diversity and beauty, comprising of lush forests, sparkling beaches, mist covered hills, fertile plains and unique rock formations. It supports a bewildering variety of animals, birds, reptiles and insects--a nature lover's paradise. Just a drive to any destination will afford you scenic views: lakes, rivers, lush green plantations, palm and betel nut trees, fields of paddy and cereals....with the stark contrast of the gigantic boulders that you will see on the Bengaluru-Mysore highway. Whatever your interests, it's a certain feast for the eyes!