This refreshing Irupu Falls is situated at a distance of
48 kms from Virajpet on the way to Nagarhole. The Shiva temple here is said
to have been dedicated by Lord Rama himself on the banks of River Lakshmanatheertha
a tributary to the river Cauvery. This place is believed to cleanse one's sins and is
visited by thousands of devotees from far places on Shivaratri day. There is temple
dedicated to Sri Ram, surrounded by paddy fields, from where it is a climb up to the
falls through natural forest.