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Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls is about 7 km from Madikeri. This scenic waterfall is located in a private coffee estate and is accessible to public by a short walk inside the plantation. River Cauvery flows through dense forests and estates before forming the spectacular two-step waterfall. You will be fascinated by the sheer sight of the 70m waterfall, and its deafening sound. Abbey Falls The area around […]

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Uttara Kannada

Uttara Kannada

Uttara Kannada is the largest district in Karnataka. It is blessed by numerous destinations that will be liked by travelers of all kinds. Pristine beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, river basins, waterfalls, beautiful landscapes of Western Ghats, and so on. The list is endless. Many of these places are less explored but you can connect well with nature. The details of some of the places I have visited […]

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Murudeshwar

Murudeshwar

Murudeshwar is a small coastal town in Karnataka that is popular for a variety of reasons. Murudeshwar is home to second largest statue of Lord Shiva in India. The beautiful and colorful statue of Lord Shiva is about 123 feet tall and is located on a small hill top right next to Arabian Sea. Statue of Lord Shiva, Murudeshwar The hill on which the statue […]

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Karwar

Karwar

Karwar is a beautiful coastal down about 15 km south of Karnataka – Goa border. Karwar is a beautiful alternate for the usually crowded beaches of Goa, and it will not disappoint you. There are several places to visit during the day, and several beaches in the area to relax in the evenings. You can also witness River Kali joining Arabian Sea. Beautiful Karwar Rabindranath […]

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Dandeli and Syntheri Rocks

Dandeli and Syntheri Rocks

Dandeli is a small town located in North Karnataka. This place has rich mixture of wildlife, nature and adventure and hence is an apt location to spend your weekend with nature. The natural beauty of Dandeli is enhanced by River Kali that gently flows amidst thick lush green forests. Being at a river side, and thick forests surrounding Dandeli, it is very common to sight several wild […]

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Bennehole Falls

Bennehole Falls

Bennehole Falls (also spelled Benne hole falls) are formed when water from River Aghanashini descends down a height of 200 ft in the dense forest of Western Ghats. In the local language (Kannada), Benne means butter and hole (pronounced ho-Ley) means a bigger stream of water. The name perfectly describes the falls, as it looks like butter flowing down! Bennehole Falls The access to this […]

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Gokarna

Gokarna

Gokarna is a small temple town on the coast of Arabian Sea in North Karnataka. This town has huge religious significance, and is known for its temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Even though this is a temple town, it offers enough for all kind of tourists and travelers. Several beautiful and sandy beaches around Gokarna makes this town more than a religious place. By not […]

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Magod Falls

Magod Falls

Magod Falls is yet another mesmerizing waterfall found in Uttara Kannada district. This two-step falls are formed when River Bedti descends nearly 200 meters at about 17 km from Yellapur. There are two view-points from which tourists can view the waterfalls. The rocks and small shrubs block the complete view of the fall from the first view point. Magod Falls (as seen from first view […]

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Mirjan Fort

Mirjan Fort

Mirjan Fort is located few meters away from the banks of River Aganashini and is at a distance of about 22 km from Gokarna in Karnataka. Mirjan Fort is known for its architectural elegance. The fort is spread across 10 acres of land between the River and the national highway. The fort has thick high double walls, and is brilliantly built using red bricks. These bricks […]

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Sahasralinga

Sahasralinga

North Karnataka region has many hidden and less explored places that can fascinate the travellers. Not all the places are well known, and some of them may not even be easily accessible. But yet, it can make an ever lasting impression once you visit the place. On one of such exploration trips to Sirsi, a town in the Uttara Kannada (erstwhile North Karnataka) district, one […]

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