Flower farms in Gundlupet attract tourists
Nilambur: Perfecting the picturesque, flowers bloomed on the sides of the roads near Gundlupet in Karnataka is attracting tourists. Commercial flower farming of marigold and sunflowers in the farms are worth to attract anyone. Many people come here from far off distances, hearing about the florescence.
Everyone who travels near by, inevitably stop at flower farms and take a selfie.
The flower farms start after Bandipur Tiger Reserve and reach as long as Gundlupet town. The sea of flowers can be seen when travelling to interior localities.
Gundlupet-Muthanga national highway also serves the same visual treat to the eyes. Here workers collecting flowers can also be seen in the wide range of marigold farms by the road side.
Farms that mainly target the Onam festival of Kerala are also seen here. In such farms, the flowers are yet to bloom. Every farm land is secured with fence and security guards. Taking photos from outside are free, however, taking photos inside the field costs Rs 10 per person.
Marigolds are now send to paint factories, but during Onam they will be exported to Kerala in large quantities.