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Karwar is the capital of Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka , India ; it is a small seaside town situated on the west coast of the Indian subcontinent. The town lies about 15 kilometres south of the Karnataka-Goa border. More »

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Karwar beach

Devbagh beach

Kurumgad island

Kodasall

Binaga beach

Tilmatti beach

Majali beach

Guddahalli Peak

Hyder Ghat Pass

Shirve Ghat

Devkar falls

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Jamba

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Kali bridge

Chendia falls - Nagarmadi falls (a small waterfall which passes under a huge rock)

Habbu Mountain (opp. Venkateshwara Gas Agencies)

Tagore Beach , Karwar

The district headquarters and a port town is superb in its scenic beauty. The crescent shaped ‘ Tagore Beach ' can match any beach in the world. It has also a recreational park, colourful music fountain, Toy train, Planetorium, an aquarium to add to its attraction. River Kali joins and forms ‘sangam' at the end of the beach. To view sun set on the bridge across River Kali is an unforgettable experience.

Nearby places to visit: Devbag (8Kms), Shantadurga Temple , Sadashivagad (6 Kms). Nandiwad (10Kms). Guddalli Peak (Trekking- 6 kms), Tilmati Beach (10 Kms)

Connectivity : 110 Kms from Panjim (Train & Road NH) . 168 Kms from Hubli ( Road NH ) 270 Kms from Mangalore ( Train & Road NH)

DEVBAG

7 Kms from Karwar it is located near the confluence of River Kali. It is a picturesque island fringed with casuarina groves. Approach is mainly through boat from Kodibag jetty. Jungle Lodges & Resorts provides unique experience of living in Log huts. Ensures wonderful privacy not normally seen in tourist spots. JLR provides scuba diving experience too. Various water sports is also being planned which would make the stay more entertaining.

Nearby places to visit: Shantadurga temple, Sadashivgad. (4 Kms)

Connectivity : 8 Kms from Karwar via Devbag village. 3 kms on boat. 104 Kms from Panjim (Train & Road NH) . 174 Kms from Hubli Road

Shejjeswar Temple , Shejwad

4 Kms from Karwar, Shejwad boasts of a thousaqnd year old ancient temple of Shejjeswar or Siddeswar. The temple is said to be one of the five temples of Gokarna mythology where pieces of Atmalinga which Ravan was carrying, fell; the other four being Gokarn, Murudeswar, Dhareswar and Gunavanteswar. Devotees visit the temple in thousands on Mahashivaratri day

Shanta Durga temple, Sadashivagad

Sadashivagad is situated at 6 Kms from Karwar on the northern bank of River Kali. Crossing the magnificent Kali bridge you reach Sadashivagad, a place of historical importance. There are ruins of old fort of Sonda kings. Midway on the Sadashivagad hill is the 600 yrs old Shantadurga Temple , known for its serenity. From the peak of the hill, the view of the sun setting in the Arabian sea , is an experience in itself. There is also a 17 th century Darga which attracts a lot of Muslim pilgrims. A Yatri nivas is being built on top of the hill by Dept. of Tourism

Nearby places to visit: Devbag (4Kms), Karwar (6 Kms NH )

Connectivity : 110 Kms from Panjim. 168 Kms from Hubli ( Road NH ) 270 Kms from Mangalore ( Train & Road NH)

Kurumgad Island

4 Kms from Karwar shore is the Kurumgad island. There is Narasimha temple atop the hill in the island where an annual fair takes place. Scores of boats ply to the island on that day. The island is a private island. The owner is running a resort called The Great Outdoors in the island. It is a wonderful picnic spot and could get experience of a lifetime if one could stay

Guddalli Peak

6 Kms from Karwar, located at 1800 feet above sea level, the peak gives a panoramic view of the Karwar and the sea. Extremely cool round the year, it was a summer resort for the British. It is one of the highest peaks of Haiderghat range which stretches east and west between Kali river and Belikeri river and joins the Kaiga range at Kaiga. Guddehalli raises conspicuous for miles, an abrup sheet of granite with thickly wooded sides and a bare tapering point. A five kilometre trekking through mountain jungle crossing brooks and springs, takes you to this spot. The trek itself is a bonanza of enthralling experience.

Katyayani Temple , Aversa

About 8 kms north of Ankola, 25 Kms from Karwar, Aversa has a famous Katyayani Temple . The distinct feature of this temple is that the shrine is in the shape of a ship. It is family godess of Kharvis, a fishermen clan. The image of godess is said to have been found in the sea. The godess is worshipped with great solemnity during the nine nights of ‘Navarathri' which precede ‘Dussera' in October. Besides Kharvis the festival is solemnly attended by many dancing-girls and Konkanis.

Belekeri Beach

Moving towards Mangalore from Karwar on the National Highway , you have to take a deviation after 22 kms and proceed 4 kms to reach Belekeri Beach . You will not regret the detour. The vast grass lawn suddenly drops by 50' to the beach providing a wonderful view of the sea. The land is surrounded by picturesque mountains. Watching sunset in the evening you would never like to leave the place

Nearby places to visit: Katyayani Temple , Aversa (10Kms)

Connectivity : 110 Kms from Panjim (Train & Road NH) . 168 Kms from Hubli ( Road NH ) 270 Kms from Mangalore ( Train & Road NH)

Kadra

Right at the foot of Western Ghats , Kadra is little of gem nature's beauty. It became famous due to the dam across Kali river and its powerhouse. A beautiful park with fountains, cascades, caves, colourful trees and plants, rose garden, and a unique vedic garden depicting sun signs, planets, rain stars is coming up. Water sports is also being planned in the reservoir.

Mahamayi temple near Kadra is an ancient and very popular temple, which is visited by people from afar. The temple is situated in side the forest and has blissful atmosphere

Nearby places to visit: Anashi sanctuary(10Kms), Ulavi (36 Kms), Kadra falls (5 kms on the SH)

Connectivity : 33 Kms from Karwar ( Road NH ) 168 Kms from Hubli ( Road NH

Riveredge Paradise Resort

Located at Hankon village 12 Kms from Karwar is River Paradise Resort. The clear waters of River Kali flow past the resort

Anashi Wild Life Sanctuary

Anashi pass is in the Sahyadri Range ( Western Gahats ) 40 Kms north east of Karwar. From Kadra to Anashi is a 10 Kms of steep ghat section, through thick forest. Motoring through the ghat is an experience in itself with thick jungle, number of big and small water falls which are feast to the eyes. Wild life abound in the area. Early mornings you are bound to came across, vixen, wild foul and flocks of peacocks. Quite often you can say hello to a panther crossing the road.

Forest department have started Anashi Nature Camp, 3 kms from Anashi in the Wild Life Sanctuary. You can enjoy the beauty of Nature in Deluxe tents (Rs.400 – 2 beds) or ordinary Tents (Rs. 200 – 2 beds) Kitchen and staff are provided and you can get the food prepared.

Channabasaveshwara Temple , Ulavi

Originally a temple of Chalukya style, it has been renovated and coloured. The pyre of the temple is adorned with statues of Shiva Sharanas (Devotees of Lord Shiva). A very famous Jatra is held on ‘Megha Purnima' with great pomp. Free lunch and dinner is served to devotees every day.

About 6 kms from Ulavi through a wonderful trekking path amidst hills and trees, one can see some interesting caves. They have their own stories of religious significance to tell. The pictures adjacent and below are “Akala Gavi” and Panchalingeshwar gavi

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Tourist offices:- KSTDC (bookings and info) Badami House, NR Square, Bangalore Tel: 080-2275869, Fax: 2352626 Email: kstdc@vsnl.in
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