Dandeli is an ideal vacation destination in north Karnataka for those who love nature. It offers tourists an incomparable mix of picturesque beauty. The modern town on the river is bounded by deciduous forests and a renowned wildlife territory where rare faunas and birds roam in deep valleys and hilly terrain.
Places to visit:
Kavala Caves: Ancient Kavala caves are a perfect destination for tourists to visit while their trip to Dandeli. This place is located around at a distance of 25 km from the Dandeli. Tourists will have to trek some thousands steps through a dense forest to reach Kavala caves. These caves are revered as the abode of Lord Shiva-the Hindu god of Destruction.
Kulgi Nature Camp: Kulgi Nature Camp is located at a distance of around 14 km from the Dandeli National Park. This camp has small museum, nature interpretation centre. It is located on the Ambika Nagar- Yellapur Road. Main highlight of this museum is the stuffed remained of 13-ft king cobra which was caught few years back in this area.
Syntheri Rocks: Syntheiri Rocks is located at around 25 km from Dandeli on the road to Gund village. Kaneri river rushes through canyon of huge granite formation. There is a 300 feet tall monolithic granite on one side. This location is a favorite picnic spot.
Ulvi Temple: Ulvi Shri Channabasaveshara temple is located deep inside Dandeli wild life sanctary. This is one of the most famous pilgrimage location in northern part of Karnataka.
White Water Rafting in Kali River:
White water rafting, kayaking and canoeing on the Kali River class 3 rapids is an unforgettable experience for adventure seekers. Overland treks, cycling and mountain biking can be spontaneous or fully catered with equipment and guides.
Places to Stay:
The State Lodge
The Kali Adventure Camp (Jungle Lodges & Resorts)
Hornbill River Resort,
Old magazine house,
Dandeli Jungle Inn,
Dandeli Jungle camp,
Milinds Home stay
Karwar, at the mouth of the Kali river has long been recognized as a sheltered harbour and was used by Arab, Dutch, Portuguese French and later British merchants. Ibn Battuta, the 14th century AD Moroccan explorer, visited Karwar.
Places to Visit:
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