The land of sandalwood, silks, and spices, Karnataka is a vibrant experience in itself. Its rich cultural heritage and spectacular natural beauty make for an engaging getaway. Tourism in Karnataka is a thrilling assortment of appealing destinations and exciting experiences. Located in the southern part of India, Karnataka offers an amazing tryst with lofty mountains, […]
Blessed with natural abundance, Karnataka attracts huge number of tourists every year. In 2014, Karnataka was ranked as the third most popular state for tourism in India. Karnataka has many captivating hill stations such as Coorg, Nandi Hills and Chikmagalur. People in search of pristine beaches enjoy its scenic coastal destinations like the famous Blue Lagoon Beach and Ladies Beach in Karwar, dotted with Casuarina trees. In addition, Karnataka is home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Hampi and Pattadakal, ideal for heritage tours.
Gommatesvara statue at Shravanabelagola and Gol Gumbaz in Bijapur are two other remarkable heritages that have drawn visitors for ages to Karnataka. This state also has 21 wildlife sanctuaries and 5 national parks including the well-known Bandipur National Park in Mysore. Places like Kudremukh and Madikeri have now become popular eco-tourism destinations. The Golden Chariot, a train, connects most popular tourist destinations in Karnataka for tourists’ convenience. Read more about tourism in Karnataka.
A bird chirping away, here and there you look, to spot this little creature with a melodious song. Frustration building, as you look frantically through the leaves, the bushes, where is it you wonder to yourself. This species often scared easy by the tiniest bit of noise, are quite hard to spot in today’s concrete […]
The Jayamangali Blackbuck Reserve is located in the Tumkur district of Bangalore. It is located next to Maidenahalli, which is a small village in the Madhugiri Taluk. This reserve is the only notified protected area in the entire district of Tumkur. The area of the reserve is 798 acres with the largest population of blackbucks. […]
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most important bird santuries of the world. It is located in the State of Karnataka. The sanctuary is in the Kogadu (Coorg) district in Somwarpet taluk. This wildlife sanctuary is one of the 21 well-known wildlife sanctuaries in the State of Karnataka, it holds importance because it is […]
Deva Raya Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Bellary district of Karnataka. Named after the kings of Vijayanagar Empire, the private sanctuary is maintained by the Association for the Preservation of the Environment based in Hyderabad. Deva Raya Wildlife Sanctuary boasts of a unique terrain of flora, fauna and is located near Bellary. Deva Raya […]
Ranebennur Blackbuck Sanctuary lies in the Haveri district in the State of Karnataka. It is a well-known sanctuary for Blackbuck spotting. It lies at a distance of 301 kms from Bangalore and at a distance of 8 kms from the Ranebennur town. Ranebennur Blackbuck Deer Sanctuary is very well connected with the road network […]
Bankapura Peacock Sanctuary is a well-known peacock sanctuary located in the State of Karnataka. It is one of the lesser known destinations in Karnataka. The Bankapura peacock sanctuary is located inside the Bankapura Fort, which lies in Bankapura of the Haveri district. It has an area of 139 acres of land and is only 2.5 […]
Located in the Indian State of Karnataka, lies the Attiveri Bird Sanctuary. The bird sanctuary is 15 kms from the village Mundgod and about 43 kms from the Hubli-Dharwad district. The sanctuary is a serene and quiet place, ideal for bird watchers. It is located around the Attiveri Reservoir and has riverine and deciduous forests […]
Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary is the only place where one can spot these Sloth bears, who are the honey-lovers endemic to India. The sanctuary is located in Ballari District. The Sanctuary has a rough terrain and during the visit, tourist can spot animals like jackals, wild boards, mongoose, black-naped hares, leopards etc. The major attraction is […]
Summer has arrived in India, and so it’s time again for you and your family to take another vacation to beat the heat around. Once we talk about vacations, I am definitely sure that you must be dreaming about visiting Ooty, Goa, Kodaikanal and similar other places in India. We have explored quite a few picturesque […]