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  • 01Agumbe, Karnataka

    Agumbe - The King Cobra Capital

    Agumbe, a small village of the Tirthahalli taluk (home of the great poet Kuvempu) comes under the Malnad region. It is famously known for the beautiful sunsets over the Arabian......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 166 km - 3 Hrs, 20 min
    Best Time to Visit Agumbe
    • Oct - May
  • 02Aihole, Karnataka

    Aihole - The Cradle Of Rock Architecture

    The rock architecture at Aihole can mesmerise the pious as well as archeological buffs. The town has numerous temples built by the Chalukyas. In fact, the temples of Aihole are......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 220 km - 3 Hrs, 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Aihole
    • Oct - May
  • 03Badami, Karnataka

    Badami Or Vatapi - The Capital Of The Chalukya Dynasty

    Badami is an ancient town located in northern Karnataka in the Bagalkot district. This town, known as Vatapi, was the capital of the Chalukya dynasty from the 6th to the 8th......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 197 km - 3 Hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Badami
    • Oct - Mar
  • 04Belur, Karnataka

    Belur - The Ancient City Of The Hoysalas

    Belur is one of the most popular destinations in Karnataka. Located in the Hassan district, this temple town is 220 km away from Bangalore. Set on the banks of the river......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 233 km - 4 Hrs, 15 min
    Best Time to Visit Belur
    • Oct-May
  • 05Bhadra, Karnataka

    Bhadra – A Paradise in Green

    Bhadra is a region that's mainly famous for the Bhadra Wildlife sanctuary, and it is situated in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. Located in the Western Ghats, this......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 187 km - 3 Hrs, 40 min
    Best Time to Visit Bhadra
    • Oct-March
  • 06Bhatkal, Karnataka

    Bhatkal - A Land Steeped In History

    Bhatkal is one of Karnataka's oldest towns and has a rich past. It is regarded as one of the oldest ports in India. Located in Uttara Kannada, Bhatkal is 130 km away from Karwar......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 134 km - 2 Hrs, 40 min
    Best Time to Visit Bhatkal
    • Sep - Mar
  • 07Byndoor, Karnataka

    Byndoor - Nestled Between Sun, Sand And Sea

    Byndoor is famous for its beautiful beaches and glorious sunsets. Located in Kundapura, in the Udupi district of Karnataka, the little village is home to the Sri Someshwara......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 147 km - 2 Hrs, 45 min
    Best Time to Visit Byndoor
    • Apr - Nov
  • 08Chikmagalur, Karnataka

    Chikmagalur - A One-stop Destination For The Restless

    Chikmagalur is a town that's located in a district of the same name in the state of Karnataka. The region is popular as it has a huge number of tourist spots. The town of......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 208 km - 3 Hrs, 50 min
    Best Time to Visit Chikmagalur
    • Jan-Dec
  • 09Dandeli, Karnataka

    Dandeli – A Treat For Lovers Of Green

    Dandeli is a small town situated in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. Surrounded by the dense deciduous forests of the Western Ghats, Dandeli is a renowned adventure......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 135 km - 2 Hrs, 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Dandeli
    • Oct-June
  • 10Gadag, Karnataka

    Gadag - A Magnificent Display Of Chalukya Life

    Gadag is a like a slice of history tucked away in the western corner of Karnataka. The little town of 4656 square kilometres may not resound with the footfalls of visitors, but......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 153 km - 2 Hrs, 30 min
    Best Time to Visit Gadag
    • Oct-Mar
  • 11Gokarna, Karnataka

    Gokarna - Of Temples And White Sands

    Gokarna- best regarded as a temple town, is a famous tourist destination, a major Hindu pilgrimage center, and a beach attraction in the North Canara district. A dreamlike......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 108 km - 2 Hrs, 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Gokarna
    • Jan-Dec
  • 12Halebid, Karnataka

    Halebid - The Land Of Royalty, Glory And Ruins

    Halebidu, literally meaning "the old city", was once the glorified royal capital of the Hoysala kingdom. During the olden days, it was known as Dwarasamudra which meant......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 233 km - 4 Hrs
    Best Time to Visit Halebid
    • Oct - Mar
  • 13Hampi, Karnataka

    Hampi – Ride Among The Ruins

    When you hear the name Hampi, you will immediately think of the beautiful architecture of the sprawling city of Vijayanagar surrounding the famous ruins. The capital of the......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 257 km - 4 Hrs, 5 min
    Best Time to Visit Hampi
    • Oct - Mar
  • 14Honnemardu, Karnataka

    Honnemardu – For The Adventurous At Heart

    Honnemardu is a wonderful getaway for those who love a taste of adventure and prefer water sports. The small village is located on the slopes of a hill close to the Honnemardu......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 55 km - 1 Hr, 5 min
    Best Time to Visit Honnemardu
    • Oct - May
  • 15Horanadu, Karnataka

    Horanadu - A Place Blessed By Nature

    Horanadu's main claim to fame is the stunning Goddess Annapoorneshwari temple. However, for those who love to see nature in all her pristine glory, a visit to Horanadu could......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 237 km - 5 Hrs
    Best Time to Visit Horanadu
    • Oct - Mar
  • 16Jog falls, Karnataka

    Jog Falls – At Nature's Majestic Best

    The Jog Falls is perhaps the most stunning example of nature's majesty. The falls originate from the Sharavathi river and consist of four distinct segments and these are Raja,......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 51 km - 57 min
    Best Time to Visit Jog falls
    • Jun - Dec
  • 17Karkala, Karnataka

    Karkala - The Land Of Bahubali

    The small town of Karkala in the Udupi district of Karnataka is a place of historical as well as religious significance.A Heritage Site For All To See - Tourist Places In......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 250 km - 4 Hrs, 15 min
    Best Time to Visit Karkala
    • Oct - May
  • 18Karwar, Karnataka

    Karwar - The Queen Of The Konkan Coast

    Karwar, on the western coast of the Indian Peninsula, lies just 15 km from the district of Goa and 520 km from the state capital of Bangalore. It is the district headquarter of......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 146 km - 3 Hrs
    Best Time to Visit Karwar
    • Oct - Feb
  • 19Kemmannugundi, Karnataka

    Kemmannugundi - The Royal Resort

    Situated in the Tarikere Taluq of Chikmagalur District in Karnataka, Kemmannugundi Hill Station is surrounded by the Baba Budan Giri Hills. It is an enchanting place with high......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 170 km - 3 Hrs, 5 min
    Best Time to Visit Kemmannugundi
    • Oct - Mar
  • 20Kodachadri, Karnataka

    Kodachadri - Designed For The Hardy

    Located 1343 metres above sea level, Kodachadri houses one of the most famous temples in India, the Kollur Mookambika Temple. The Kodachadri mountain peak rises from amidst the......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 150 km - 3 Hrs
    Best Time to Visit Kodachadri
    • Oct - Mar
  • 21Kollur, Karnataka

    Kollur - In The Divine Arms Of The Devi Mookambika

    Kollur is a tiny village in the Kundapur Taluk of Karnataka that is a special destination for pilgrims from all over the country.Its scenic location against the background of......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 139 km - 2 Hrs, 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Kollur
    • Jan-Dec
  • 22Koppal, Karnataka

    Koppal - A Destination For Pilgrims

    Temples in sandstone form a distinctive feature of Koppa's landscape. Koppal is more than 300 kilometres away from Bangalore and the town's temples have religious as well as......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 239 km - 3 Hrs, 50 min
    Best Time to Visit Koppal
    • Oct - Mar
  • 23Kudremukh, Karnataka

    Kudremukh - A Different Kind Of Destination

    Kudremukh is a hill range in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka and it is part of the Western Ghats. The region of Kudremukh is also a popular hill station. With its rolling......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 238 km - 4 Hrs, 30 min
    Best Time to Visit Kudremukh
    • Oct – May
  • 24Kumta, Karnataka

    Kumta - A Thriving Little Coastal Town

    Stunning scenery, impressive monuments and a rich culture, a trip to Kumta in Uttara Kannada can be a memorable experience.Along The Karnataka Coastline - Tourist Places In And......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 86 km - 2 Hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Kumta
    • Nov - Feb
  • 25Malpe, Karnataka

    Malpe - Sun, Surf And Sands

    Malpe is a beautiful beach town located just 6 km from the temple town of Udupi. It is a natural port and important fishing area of the Karnataka coastline. As it sits on the......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 215 km - 3 Hrs, 40 min
    Best Time to Visit Malpe
    • Jan-Dec
  • 26Mangalore, Karnataka

    Mangalore - The Gateway To Karnataka

    Often proclaimed as the gateway to Karnataka, the picturesque city of Mangalore lies nestled between the blue waters of the Arabian Sea and the green, towering hills of the......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 267 km - 4 Hrs, 15 min
    Best Time to Visit Mangalore
    • Dec-Feb
  • 27Maravanthe, Karnataka

    Maravanthe - A Walk Down The Virgin Beach

    Maravanthe is the town that houses a beautiful beach, and this town is located in the South Canara district of Karnataka. The town has the Arabian Sea to its right and the......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 161 km - 3 Hrs
    Best Time to Visit Maravanthe
    • Jan-Dec
  • 28Murudeshwar, Karnataka

    Murudeshwar - A Sunset With Lord Shiva

    Murudeshwar has a rich past and is home to the second tallest Shiva statue in the world. Located on the western coast of Karnataka, the place dates back to the days of the......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 132 km - 2 Hrs, 30 min
    Best Time to Visit Murudeshwar
    • Oct - Mar
  • 29Pattadakal, Karnataka

    Pattadakal - A Trip Down To The Chalukyan Era

    A trip to Pattadakal is a trip down the glorious past when the Chalukyas reigned and controlled this part of South India. Pattadakal literally means the city of crown rubies and......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 219 km - 3 Hrs, 40 min
    Best Time to Visit Pattadakal
    • Oct-Mar
  • 30Sakleshpur, Karnataka

    Sakleshpur - The Lesser Known Tourist Spot

    A pleasant little hill station tucked away in the Western Ghats, Sakleshwar offers a refreshing getaway. The town lies at an elevation of 949 meters and is easily accessible as......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 270 km - 5 Hrs
    Best Time to Visit Sakleshpur
    • Nov-Dec
  • 31Shivgiri, Karnataka

    Shivgiri – Where The Wilder Side Beckons

    Shivgiri is an ideal destination for those with a yen for nature tourism. The thick, dark forests of Shivgiri are located near the Yemmedoddi village and cover the slopes of the......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 201 km - 3 Hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Shivgiri
    • Oct - May
  • 32Siddapur, Karnataka

    Siddapur – The Town Of Plantations

    Siddapur is known for its natural beauty. It is a village in the Kodagu district of Karnataka. At an elevation of 1850 feet, Siddapur has a cool and pleasant climate that adds......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 123 km - 2 Hrs, 30 min
    Best Time to Visit Siddapur
    • Oct - May
  • 33Sirsi, Karnataka

    Sirsi - A Picture Perfect Getaway

    Lush green forests, towering waterfalls and quaint old temples make Sirsi in the Uttara Karnataka district a popular destination. The town, which lies in the heart of the......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 25 km - 30 min
    Best Time to Visit Sirsi
    • Jan-Dec
  • 34Sonda, Karnataka

    Sonda - The Land Of Many Mutts

    Sonda or Sode is a temple town and the site of the Vadiraja Mutt. It is located in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, near the more famous temple town of Sirsi. Sonda is......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 44 km - 55 min
    Best Time to Visit Sonda
    • Dec-Feb
  • 35Sringeri, Karnataka

    Sringeri - A Town For The Holy

    The venerated Hindu saint Adi Shankaracharya set up his first matha in this tranquil town located on the banks of the river Tunga. Ever since then, Sringeri has been an......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 187 km - 3 Hrs, 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Sringeri
    • Jan-Dec
  • 36Udupi, Karnataka

    Udupi - The Land Of The Moon And Stars

    Udupi, in Karnataka is famous for its Krishna temple and its cuisine. The very name has become synonymous with the simple yet delicious vegetarian dishes of the Madhwa......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 213 km - 3 Hrs, 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Udupi
    • Jan-Dec
  • 37Yana, Karnataka

    Yana - A Place Of Unique Rock Formation

    The unusual rock formations of Yana attract pilgrims, nature lovers as well as trekkers. The rocks are the highlight of this little village located in the Sahaydhari mountain......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 79 km - 2 Hrs, 5 min
    Best Time to Visit Yana
    • Oct - Mar
  • 38Yellapur, Karnataka

    Yellapur – Of Forests And Falls

    Yellapur may be the stereotypical one-horse town, but its stunning natural beauty makes it a popular destination. Nestled in the thick forests of the Western Ghats in the Uttara......

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    Distance from Banavasi
    • 74 km - 1 Hr, 25 min
    Best Time to Visit Yellapur
    • Oct - May