Places In Karnataka which are really Beautiful & Should be Visited At least Once!

  1. Maravanthe Beach – ಮರವಂತೆ ಸಮುದ್ರತೀರ, Kundapura, Karnataka. This beach is next to a highway – NH-66. On one side of the road is Arabian Sea and the Suparnika River flows on the other side of the road.
  2. Sathodi Falls – ಸತೋಡಿ ಜಲಪಾತ near Kallaramarane Ghat, Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka.
  3. Magod Falls – ಮಾಗೋಡ್ ಜಲಪಾತ near  Yellapur, in the district of Uttara Kannada, Karnataka.
  4. Jog falls – ಜೋಗ ಜಲಪಾತ  (many people know it but added that beauty again)
  5. Shivanasamudram falls (Gaganchukki-Bharachukki – ಗಗನಚುಕ್ಕಿ ಮತ್ತು ಭರಚುಕ್ಕಿ ಜಲಪಾತ), Karnataka.
  6. Yana (Kannada: ಯಾಣ) is a village located in forests of the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka.
  7. Hanbal Falls – ಹನ್ಬಲ್  ಜಲಪಾತ near Sakleshpur, Karnataka.
    Image copyright: sakaleshpura

  8. Dudhsagar waterfall – ದೂಧಸಾಗರ್ ಜಲಪಾತ (literally sea of milk ) is a four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi river in the Western ghats range.
    Image copyright: Dudhsagar

  9. Hebbe Falls (ಹೆಬ್ಬೆ ಜಲಪಾತ), Kemmangundi, Karnataka.
  10. Kalhatti Falls (ಕಲ್ಹತ್ತಿ ಜಲಪಾತ) or Kalahasti Falls is located at Kallattipura (kallathigiri) in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka.
  11. Gokak Falls – ಗೋಕಾಕ್ ಜಲಪಾತ is located on the Ghataprabha River in Belgavi district of Karnataka.
  12. Apsarakonda falls – ಅಪ್ಸರಕೊಂಡ ಜಲಪಾತ, Honnavar, Karnataka.
  13. Arishinagundi falls – ಅರಿಶಿನಗುಂಡಿ ಜಲಪಾತ, Kodachadri, Karnataka.
    (Image credit: Arishinagundi Falls)

  14. Bandaje Arbi(ಬಂಡಾಜೆ ಅರ್ಬಿ) Bandaje Falls (Arbi=falls in Tulu language) is located near Ujire (9 kms from Dharmasthala), Karnataka. (Source: My Travelogue: Charmadi Ghats)
  15. Hidlumane falls – ಹಿಡ್ಲುಮನೆ ಜಲಪಾತ is around 5 km from Kodachadri, Karnataka.
  16. Barkana falls – ಬರ್ಕನ ಜಲಪಾತ (259 m, Sita river, Shimoga, Karnataka).
  17. Kudlu Theertha falls (ಕುಡ್ಲು ತೀರ್ಥ) on the way to Agumbe via Hebri, Karnataka.
  18. Chitradurga Fort (ಚಿತ್ರದುರ್ಗ ಕೋಟೆ), Chitradurga, Karnataka.
    (This fort is really famous for its rocky surroundings, water reservoirs, temples, warehouses and famous Onake Obavva history)

    Holi playing pool. This inverted-pyramid pool was used by the king during the Holi Day celebrations. Different Colors are mixed in this pool and people would gather in and around the pool to throw colored powders on each other. (14 photography interests in Chitradurga Fort) & Holi playing place, Chitradurga Fort

    Maddu Beesuva Kallugalu or Gun powder grinding stones: maddu bIsuva kallu or the gun-powder factory, with it’s stone-grinder system.

  19. Kumara Parvatha or Pushpagiri, Karnataka. (Way to get there: Kumara parvatha trek: from Kukke subramanya to Pushpagiri). At 1,712 metres (5,617 ft), is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. It is located in the Somwarpet Taluk, 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Somwarpet in the northern part ofKodagu district on the border between Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu districts. It is 6th highest peak of Karnataka.

 

 

 

 

(Photo credits: Kumara Parvatha trek)

20. Kodachadri Parvatha(Mountain) – is a mountain peak with dense forests (elevation – 1,343 metres above sea level) in the Western Ghats in South India (Shimoga Dist., Karnataka State). It is declared as natural heritage site by Government Karnataka and it is 10th highest peak of Karnataka.

 

 

 

 

 

(Photo credits: A Million Dollar Ride : True Wanderers 2.0)

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