Balmuri falls are expediently situated at a distance of around 10-15 kms from Mysore city. It is an interesting small interior, which is a quite enjoyable destination perfect for outing around Mysore. The spot is very much close to the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary and presently it has turned into an ideal picnic spot. Basically the fall is a man made one and the right time to visit the spot is obviously just after the monsoon, as the falls will be brimming then. The falls are actually located on the Bangalore - Mysore highway and can be easily accessed by bikes and cars. One can hire a taxi as well from Mysore or Bangalore. Visitors coming for the day long activities can plan to stay in the Riverside Cottage available at Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary. This reservoir is basically built across the Grand River Cauvery. Though it is not a giant waterfall, but its vicinity is suitable to enjoy for those who like to play in water. For the South Indian film makers the fall seems like a hot spot, as quite a few Kannada movies are shot at this spot. The best time to visit the spot is at the beginning of the winter season when the level of water will be comparatively not so high. So one can easily enjoy bathing in the open air. It is indeed a wonderful destination to spend leisure time with friends. Enjoying swim and playing around the water flowing out of KRS dam to Balmuri falls can be a wonderful experience. It also has a river bed with less depth of water. So it can offer the visitors a good time to spend time out of bustling city life. The road that connects to the Main road and Balmuri falls is not that good so visitor should be careful enough while driving. The flow may not be so much good all time, so its better to take the information first and go by the timing accordingly. Once you are in the spot, you will be happy in fact. The flowing water going downwards is quite appropriate to have an excellent photo shot. The cool breeze and the suitable waterside climate will take your stress away and make you feel fresh. If you are fond of water riding, then you can go for a putti ride. The ride is not at all costly and will offer you a thrilling feel. At the beginning of the ride you may feel a bit tensed but as you will be approaching slowly you will feel the real charm of the joyful ride.