Diversification of the range of tourism activities available at destinations
built environmental and cultural awareness and respect
provided positive experiences for both visitors and hosts
provide financial benefits and empowerment for local people.
Camping sites have been identified near riversedge at doddamakali (forest and river bed) and provided with basic facilities to enable the tourists to stay in natural surroundings either solely to experience the wilderness or additionally for participating in other activities requiring overnight stay in forests.
Adequate facilities for boarding and lodging of tourists have been developed. The buildings are eco-friendly and strictly in accordance with guidelines laid down in this regard. All materials used for construction were available locally (Kadu kallu & Neem Wood) and where possible antique wooden doors, columns etc. have been used.
Trekking routes of varying distances and guided nature trails through designated paths have been identified and developed in scenic landscapes rich in biodiversity, causing minimum disturbance to the natural vegetation and soil. Our trained staff act as Nature Guides and Naturalists so as to assist visitors during wildlife viewing and trekking.
Wildlife viewing in 4x4 jeeps & River Boating is available in non-polluting boats (electric motors). Riversedge has dedicated access and license for upkeep of 7kms cauvery river for the protection of Mahaseer (a game fish-endangered species)
Facilities for adventure sports such as rock climbing, trekking, angling along with water sports such as river rafting, boating and canoeing are available. A new sport called swimming in rapids is a hit among young swimmers visiting Riversedge
Angling facilities for Mahaseer and other suitable fish species, strictly on a catch and release basis, is available on cauvery river & forbes sagar lake flowing through Riverse and along the forest areas.