Karnataka is home to magnificent temples, churches, pristine hills, exquisite beaches, rocky ravines, majestic cascades, coffee plantations, and lush forests, so most of the sites and hotspots tend to serve as the best weekend getaway too.
Topographically, it enjoys a high altitude and is spread out leisurely on the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats.
There was a time when Halebeedu was the second capital of the Hoysalas and was called Drawasamudra.
Agumbe is as close as you will ever come to finding Malgudi. It is a small sleepy village in the Malnad region in Shimoga district.
It is from the writings of various travellers over the ages, from Ibn Battuta to Fernao Nunes, that we are acquainted with its immense power and wealth.
It is the royal past of this city that will continue to attract tourists, a past wrapped in riches and glory.
The shoreline of this famous beach in Karnataka, stretches until it meets a rocky cliff, as is the case with several other beaches here.
It is the second-highest plunge waterfall in Asia and should be visited in summer to watch it in all its magnificence.
The vegetation of the park is marked by a rich variety of trees like rosewood, sandalwood, Indian Kino, Indian Laurel, giant clumping bamboo and teak.
Throughout its history, it has served as the historical capital of various kings and dynasties, including Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan.