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Dandeli

63 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Dandeli

Best Time: From October to January.

Located in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka is the picturesque little town of Dandeli. But the adjective “little” doesn’t even begin to describe what Dandeli has to offer. From nature walks and bird watching for the solace seeker in you to kayaking and river crossing for your adventures side. Legend has it that Dandeli got its name from a king named Dandakanayaka who passed through the forest and named them after himself. This little town is ext...

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Badami

133 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Badami

Best Time: July-March

Situated in the Bagalkot area of North Karnataka in India, Badami was some time ago called Vatapi. Badami Chalukyas had this spot as its capital between 540 AD and 757 AD. This spot is very famous for its cavern sanctuaries that are made of sandstone rocks which encompass the Agastya Lake. Three amongst the four cavern temples are devoted to divinities of Hinduism and one temple is committed to Jainism. Stone worked stairs inside, interfaces these caver...

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Goa

134 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Goa

Best Time: November- March

How many times has your 'Goa Plan' with friends been cancelled? Well, I'm sure after reading about the places mentioned below, none of your friends will back out!  The synonym of Vacation is Goa. This beach capital city of India is every kind of traveller's dream. It is the hub for all the Party Animals and those Adventure Sports Enthusiasts.  A state between the western and southern India within the region known as the Konkan. Bounded by Maharashtra t...

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Karwar

148 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Karwar

Best Time: October to February Peak Season: December to January

Karwar is a coastal town in Karnataka which is known for its unexplored beautiful beaches. Karwar got its name from the adjacent town of Kadwad. Kade implies last and wado implies territory. Prior to Indian autonomy, the name Karwar was spelt Carwar. This is an old city significantly utilized for the ocean exchange, visited by the Arabs, Dutch, Portuguese, French and later the British. Amid the eighteenth century, this city was a piece of the Maratha Em...

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Pattadakal

151 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Pattadakal

Best Time: September to March

Pattadakl is a World Heritage Site along the banks of Malaprabha river in Bagalkot district of Karnataka. Pattadakal is famous for its temples. It is an ideal destination for family trips and for people interested in archeology and architecture. 

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Gokarna

152 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Gokarna

Best Time: Throughout the year except monsoons

A sleepy Brahmin Temple Town, blessed with serene beaches, Gokarna is a mixed bag of religious rendezvou and a hippie abode. Attracting thousands of national and international tourists, both piligrims and backpackers, Gokarna is dream destination for so many different reasons.  On the western coast of India in the Kumta taluk of Northern Karnataka region, Gokarna is the new and emerging favourite in beach towns. Open beaches, undiscovered caves, mesmer...

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Kumta

156 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Kumta

Best Time: November-March

Kumta can be categorized as a beachside coastal town located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. Kumta is a stopover between Gokarna and Murudeshwara and home to some idyllic beaches for offbeat travellers seeking a peaceful countryside stay. The little town of Kumta comes with stunning sceneries, rich culture and impressive monuments making it a memorable experience to visit. The highlight of the town is the Om beach and the Gokarna Temple that li...

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Jog Falls

160 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Jog Falls

Best Time: June-September

Popular as one of the highest waterfalls in India, Jog Falls is located in Karnataka and is a major tourist destination. Falling at a drop height of 253 meters, it is one of the most majestic falls that is created on Sharavathi River, in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. The Sharavathi River originates at Ambuthirtha in Thirthahalli taluka, and then flows north-west through the Western Ghats. The river then falls forming the Jog Falls before joining th...

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Aihole

165 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Aihole

Best Time: October - March

Glory and gore go together and so proves the legend of a village in Karnataka. Stories claim that Lord Parshuram, after honurably avenging the death of his father, came to the river Malaprabha to wash his blood-stained axe. As he washed his axe, the river turned red due to the colour of blood and a passer-by woman saw this. In terror, she screamed "Ayyo, hole!" in Kannada, which means "Oh, dear, blood!" and hence the village was called - "Aihole" Once ...

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Honnemaradu

166 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Honnemaradu

Best Time: October - December, March - April

Honnemaradu is a small village, situated on the backwaters of the river Sharavathi. It derives its name from the 'Honne' tree. However, its name translates to 'Golden Lake'. Its main highlight is the Honnemaradu Reservoir, which also has a small island in the middle. Being such an ideal spot, it attracts a lot of campers, especially from the nearby places, as still a lot of people outside Karnataka don't know about the existence of this place.  Honnema...

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Davanagere

175 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Davanagere

Best Time: October-March

Situated in the core of the state of Karnataka, Davangere lies on National Highway 4, which is also connected with all the neighboring cities. Legends have it that the city of Davanagere or Davangere was established when one of the Chalukya rulers made a pitstop here while on his voyage. The area came to be known as Danivina Kere signifying "lake for the parched people". Afterward, the name changed into Davanagere. Be that as it may, there are no lake o...

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Amboli

184 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Amboli

Best Time: Throughout the year

A serene hill station detached and secure from the human hustles located deep in the Western Ghats! The Amboli hill range is the perfect getaway to enjoy wild springs, seasonal falls, amazing treks, and the powerful Ghats in its variety and fullest form. This place is also known for its strong Hindu religious history and background. Some of the remote temples here are worth a visit even if you are not a devotee. The legend says there are about 108 templ...

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Murudeshwar

194 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Murudeshwar

Best Time: Oct - May

Mrududeshwar is a coastal town in Karnataka which is famous for Murudeshwar temple. Murudeshwar is another name for the Hindu god Shiva. It lies on Arabian Sea coast. Murudeshwar is a religious site which likewise fills in as the associating point for well known scuba jumping goal Netrani. Murudeshwar is home to the second tallest statue of Lord Shiva on the planet. With the shining Arabian Sea on three sides and the heavenly Western Ghats forcing their...

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Sawantwadi

202 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Sawantwadi

Best Time: September to March

Sawantwadi is located in Sindhudurg district in the state of Maharashtra. Sawantwadi was earlier recognised as the capital city of 'The Royal Kingdom of Sawantwadi', which was reigned by Bhonsale clan of Marathas. Sawantwadi is a spectacular town located on the National Highway (NH17) that links Mumbai and Goa. A lot of travellers stop by the place for refreshments and resting purposes. The place houses a magnificent royal palace which comprises of a hu...

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Hampi

204 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Hampi

Best Time: September to February

Hampi is a destination earmarked for every backpacker's trail and has been a flourishing tourist spot. All this is for good reason since Hampi is considered as a prestigious heritage spot and is even recognized by the UNESCO World Heritage site. There is something truly magical about this place that is tough to pinpoint. Maybe it is the landscape composed of surreal boulders, interspersed with lush paddy fields, and juxtaposed with the ancient ruins of ...

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Shimoga (Shivamogga)

215 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Shimoga (Shivamogga)

Best Time: July-January

Shimoga, situated in the territory of Karnataka is a genuine pearl of nature and picturesque landscape. Shimoga is a nature's blessing, spread with cascades, charming characteristic view of slopes, thick timberlands, verdure and fauna, strongholds, influencing palms and bottomless paddy fields make for beautiful districts. With five noteworthy waterways moving through the region, the Shimoga locale is exceptionally fruitful and is known as the bread cra...

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Maravanthe

239 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Maravanthe

Best Time: September- March

Maravanthe is a village and has a beach and is located in Karnataka. It is locted in the Udupi district. While crossing The National Highway (NH17) that passes from a very close distance, the Arabian Sea can be seen on one side and the Sauparnika River with with Kodachadri Hills forming the backdrop can be seen on the other side. Fishing is the main activity of the people of this place; however the economy is not very flourished because the infrastructu...

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Kolhapur

245 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Kolhapur

Best Time: July- February

Kolhapur is a city in the state of Maharashtra and falls in the Kolhapur district. It is believed that the place was named after the demon Kolhasur, whose dying wish was to name the place where he was killed after him. Thus the name Kolhapur, ‘Pur’ means a city. Kolhapur experiences better climate than the other neighbouring cities. The temperature in summer ranges from 10⁰C to 38⁰C and during winter it is between 9⁰C to 32⁰C. This place is visited by a...

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Kundapur

251 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Kundapur

Best Time: October-March

Socially rich, a fortune trove of entrancing nature, and environ of otherworldliness characterize this sanctuary town of Kundapur, the best. Lying on the western coast, the town is flanked by water bodies on three sides, for example, Panchgangavalli River in the north, Kalaghar River in the east and Arabian ocean and pleasant Kodi backwaters in the west. Getting its name from Kundeshvara sanctuary, the town of Kundapur claims a rich and wonderful past. ...

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