Resort Overview The Great Outdoors Island Resort is a remote haven located off the coast of Karwar, Karnataka. This resort is a secluded retreat that integrates bountiful natural splendour and necessary amenities and adds a subtle touch of modernity in a unique and effective way. It is a perfect holiday destination for couples, families and […]
Lying at a distance of 20 kilometers from Goa, Karwar the headquarters of Uttara Kannada lies in the state of Karnataka in India. This city is surrounded by the Western Ghats, Arabian Sea, Kali River and a Harbour on the east, west, north, and south respectively. Being one of the greenest cities in the country, this place is popular for eco-tourism. Most of the people living here are engaged in fishing and agriculture and being a port town this is a popular tourist destination. The Sadashivgad Fort built in 1698 is situated on a hill that’s 200 feet tall. Built by Raja Sonde the fort was ruled by the Portuguese, the Marathas and later by the British. This historic fort attracts tourists from around the globe. The Shejjeshwar Temple known for its brilliant architecture is another spot worth seeing in Karwar. Pilgrims and tourists flood in for the Mahashivratri celebrations held in this temple.
Leisure boats, Kali River, Karwar. Image courtesy Vivo78
Built by the East India Company in 1860, the Oyster Light House is a famous tourist spot in Karwar. This place is popular for underwater diving. If you are a beach lover who loves adventure and excitement, don’t miss the Devbagh beach where you can snorkel, parasail and surf. October to February is the best time to visit this place. Learn more about Karwar here.
Vibhooti is a small waterfalls near Yana, about 50 kms from Sirsi North Kanara, Western Ghats. The falls gets its name from the Lime Stone rock nearby. After we pass the Vaddi Ghats we need to take a deviation at a place called Mabagi which is about 3 kms from the falls.Other places of interest […]
This falls is created by the tributary of Aghanashini river. It is situated 30 kms from Sirsi town, Western Ghats. The waterfalls plunges from about 100ft. Waate meaning river side bamboo, which is found here in abundance. Halla meaning pit. Hole meaning pond. This place is close to Unchalli fall, Benne hole falle, Yana. How […]
Burude means the skull in Kannada (local language of Karnataka). This waterfalls is about 20+kms for Siddaput and 55kms from Sirsi on Siddapur-Kumta road. One needs to trek through a small creek to reach the falls in summer. In winter and monsoon it becomes almost impossible to access the valley and falls. Hundreds of people […]