Tourist Places


Below are the various Tourist spots of the district. You can navigate to each toursit spot details from here.

Clinging to the south western flank of the Indian Peninsula, Uttara Kannada is a tropical paradise redolent with myths and legends. The gift of life to this strip of land between the Arabian Sea and the Wall of Mountains known as the Western Ghats is brought by the monsoons.

The natural luxuriance has filled it’s art forms with a lushness visible in the carvings that embellish the temples and in the gold jewellery that women wear which picks it’s design from seeds, buds, flowers, snake heads and tiger claws. As also in the vibrant costumes of the Yakshagana performers which reflects the colors of nature itself.

Karwar provides a tranquil expanse to discover peace and one’s inner self, the poet Laureate Rabindranath Tagore himself realised that Karwar beach was (a fit place in which to realise the beauty of nature is not a mirage of imagination but reflects the joy of the infinite). This scenic coastal district has 24 beaches which lend themselves beautifully to the worshipers of the sun and sand. With more than 70% of it’s area under forest cover Uttara Kannada is a colourful canvas of nature. The Sahyadri or the Western Ghats with their rich hilly forest tracts picturesque valleys, spectular designs of lofty monolithic rocks.

Karwar is well connected to prominent cities in India through rail (Konkan Railway) and road (National Highway). Ample number of buses ply from the district to various cities including Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Manipal, etc.

Sharavathi Mangrove Boardwalk
Sharavathi Mangrove Boardwalk Honnavar
Category Adventure, Natural / Scenic beauty, Recreational

Sharavathi Mangrove Walkway is a well paved wooden walkway that takes the visitors in the middle of the Mangrove forest…

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Jenukallu Gudda Yellapur
Category Natural / Scenic beauty

Jenukallu Gudda is a viewpoint situated at Magod village in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. It is one of…

Category Religious

Murdeshwara is a town in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India. Murudeshwara”‘ is another…

Dandeli tiger reserve
Category Adventure

The sanctuary covers part of the rich forests of the Uttara Kannada District, on the banks of the river Kali….

Om Beach Gokarna
Category Adventure, Historic, Natural / Scenic beauty, Others

Mahabaleshwara Temple: Srikshetra Gokarna is one of the holiest places in India. The Father of universe Parashiva is in Gokarna…