Sringeri is the place where AdiSankara an 8th centuary theologian established his first Math named Sringeri Sharada Peetham. The town is located on the banks of Tunga river. Two temples namely Sharadamba temple and Vidyashankara Temple are famous. Sirimane Falls and Kodlu Theertha falls ( Seetha Falls ) are very near to Sringeri.
To enjoy the serenity of the temples and natural beauty of the waterfalls one has to visit during August to December.
The Sringeri Math provides accomodation facilities. For Booking contact 08265-250123,594,192. There is also a PWD guest house - contact 08265-258265,250131. There are also private lodges available at Sringeri.
KSRTC runs direct buses from Bangalore to Sringeri. To reach the waterfalls one has to hire a jeep or any other private vehicle from Sringeri town.