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Mesmerizing Captures of Agumbe

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Agumbe also called as the Cherrapunji of the South due to the amount of rainfall which the village receives in this hamlet only after Cherapunji, is located in Shimoga district of Karnataka. The village is located at a distance of about 370 km from Bengaluru. Mangalore is the nearest airport which is located at a distance of 100 km and Udupi, which is located at a distance of about 54 km from Agumbe.

The small village is also related to the famous novel Malgudi Days, as few episodes of RK Narayan's novel was shot here. Agumbe is an ideal place nature lovers and also a perfect place for trekkers. The beautiful paradise is surrounded by thick rain forests, splendid waterfalls and sharp ghats. The place is also a haven for various flora and fauna.

The thick forests are home to numerous King Cobra, which are found here and is also known as the King Cobra capital of India. The place is also home to medicinal plants and rare creepers. Travellers visiting Agumbe can stay at guest house, homestays and resorts and can experience Malnad hospitality. Let us look into some of the mesmerizing captures of Agumbe.

Sunset Point

Sunset Point

A fog-filled valley as seen from Sunset Point.

Photo Courtesy: Arun ghanta

A Spectacular View

A Spectacular View

Sunset Point from Western Ghats.

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Onaki Abbi Falls

Onaki Abbi Falls

View from the top of Onake Abbi falls near Agumbe.

Photo Courtesy: Mylittlefinger

Lush Green Pathway

Lush Green Pathway

A splendid view of lush green fields.

Photo Courtesy: Harsha K R

Koodlu Theertha Falls

Koodlu Theertha Falls

A splendid view of the falls.

Photo Courtesy: Balajirakonda

Jogigundi Falls

Jogigundi Falls

Pathway to the falls.

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Jogigundi Falls, Agumbe

Jogigundi Falls, Agumbe

Water gushing down the caves.

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Jogigundi Falls

Jogigundi Falls

A splendid view of the falls.

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Enroute to Agumbe

Enroute to Agumbe

A hairpin view on the ghat.

Photo Courtesy: Manjeshpv

Agumbe Peak

Agumbe Peak

A serene view of the peak.

Photo Courtesy: Harsha K R

Wildlife in Agumbe

Wildlife in Agumbe

A view of hornbill in the jungle of Agumbe.

Photo Courtesy: Kalyanvarma

King Cobra Sanctuary

King Cobra Sanctuary

The world's first King Cobra Sanctuary at Agumbe.

Photo Courtesy: Karunakar Rayker

Flora and Fauna

Flora and Fauna

A spectacular view of the Green Vine snake.

Photo Courtesy: Shaunak Modi

Scenic View

Scenic View

Boats on the shore of the river.

Photo Courtesy: Harsha KR

King Cobra capital of India

King Cobra capital of India

King Cobra at Agumbe Rainforest Research Station.

Photo Courtesy: Kalyanvarma

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