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Hill Station,Trek,Wildlife

Sitanadi River

Thirthahalli, Shimoga, Karnataka, India

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Agumbe is a scenic small village located near Thirthahalli in Shimoga district of Karnataka, India. This hill station is part of the amazing Western Ghats mountain range and it is know for the heavy rainfall, sunset point and trekking. It is also know as "The Cherrapunji of the South" after Cherrapunji, in Northeast India as the Agumbe ghat is covered with mist almost all the time. Agumbe is near the Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary and the Kudremukh National Park. Agumbe lies in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Agumbe ghat road gives a breathtaking experience and is know for it's number of hair pin curves. The reserve forests around Kundapur, Shankaranarayana, Hosanagara, Sringeri and Thirthahalli are collectively referred to as the Agumbe Rainforest. During rains, Agumbe and the surrounding region come alive with several waterfalls namely Kunchikal Falls, Barkana Falls, Onake Abbi Falls, Jogigundi Falls and Koodlu Theertha Falls are some of the popular ones. Agumbe is located at approx 32km from Thirthahalli, 93km from Shivamogga, 61km from Udupi, 98km from Mangalore, 112km from Chikmagalur, 208km from Coorg, 348km from Bengaluru, 324km from Goa.

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Barkana Falls near Agumbe 0 km
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Barkana Falls

Barkana Falls is a beautiful waterfall is located near in Agumbe in Shimoga District od Karnat..

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Agumbe Rain Forest trek

Agumbe is a scenic small village located near Thirthahalli in Shimoga district of Karnataka, In..

Onake Abbi Falls near Agumbe 0 km
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Onake Abbi Falls

The Onake Abbi Falls is a wonderful waterfall situated near Agumbe in Shivamogga district of Ka..

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Koodlu Theertha Falls

One of the many waterfalls of the western ghats. Koodlu Theertha in Agumbe. 25kms From Agumbe..

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Kundadri Hill

Kundadri is a beautiful hill top in the agumbe forest range, located near Agumbe, in Shimoga Di..

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Varanga Lake Basadi

Varanga Lake Basidi also known as Kere Basadi is a historical Lake Temple located at Varanga vi..

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Shimoga Tourism Guide

Shimoga is located in central part of Karnataka.It has been renamed officially as Shivamogga.Shimoga is known as the gateway to the Western Ghats and called “Gateway of Malnad” by the locals.Shimoga is the land of natural waterfalls, green swelling hills and valleys, dense forests, well built forts and temples and rich in flora and fauna,vast paddy fields enrich the landscape in and around the city. Shivamogga lies on the banks of the River Tunga.

Shimoga is wellknown for jog falls which is the second highest waterfall towering height of about 253ft in india, Kodachadri a beautiful mountain with thick grassy knolls and tall elevations which is 10th highest peak of the state, Honnemaradu a beautiful town with lush green plants and trees behind the rambling basins of sharavathi river ,Kundadri is a place where you can see a structure right amidst natur - It is a beautiful hillor rather a rock structure perched at around 3200ft above sea level in Teerthahalli Taluk ,Sakrebailu - here you can see grand elephants having leisure day.

Shimoga is located 285km from Bengaluru ,202km from Dharwad ,243km from Mysore ,201km from Mangalore.

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