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Best Things To Do in Belgaum

Located in the state of Karnataka, Belgaum rests in the foothills of the Western Ghats well known for its locale brimming with natural beauty such as those of dense evergreen forests, rivers, and hills. It is 502 km from Bangalore and has been voted as one of the top weekend getaway spots by youngsters and others alike. With its eminent tourist spots and cool climate, the best things to do in Belgaum have undergone a makeover with their recent improvements. Sindhudurg district, Jamboti, and Amboli are some of the major attractions in Belgaum while other historical sites, temples, mosque, and churches exist in the areas around. Kamala Basti fort, Kapileshwar temple (South Kashi), Revansiddeshwar Temple at Hunshevari in the valleys of Kakati and Siddeshwar Temple in Kanbargi are the other religious sites that attract a horde of crowds while the hills of Vaijnath and Ramtirth waterfalls are the eminent natural attractions there.


Belgaum is more widely known for its cultural blend of the influential states of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka, which gives it a rich heritage worth witnessing. Belgaum combines a good 1278 villages and each of them is different in their way of living, implying a strong influence of the surrounding states.  The best things to do in Belgaum include visiting the historical sites like Veer Soudha, experiencing the Belgaum vegetable market at 10 in the morning when the freshest of vegetables steal the show and allowing yourself to devour the unique Belgavi typical street food such as Gural chutney and alepak. Reaching Belgaum is as easy as a pie as the place is open to all sorts of traveling mediums such as those of bus, train, and plane. Since it is located on the main Indian Railways network, the district is linked to major destinations like Mangalore, Mysore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Pune, and others.

Popular Packages

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  Night Stay at Old Magazine House in Dandeli 2D 1N ₹ 2120 3.0 star View Details
  Night Stay at Bhimgad Adventure Camp in Belgaum 2D 1N ₹ 3008 4.0 star View Details
  One Day Water Adventure, Dandeli 1D ₹ 3150 3.0 star View Details
  Wildlife and Adventure Activities, Dandeli 1D ₹ 2400 3.0 star View Details
  Phanaswadi Waterfall Trek, Belgaum 6 Hrs ₹ 0 4.0 star View Details
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    Night Stay at Old Magazine House in Dandeli
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    About the ActivityLocated near Supa Dam Reservoir near Dandeli, the Old Magazine House is a beautiful jungle lodge that lets you explore the western ghat's jungle at its finest.The Old Magazine House is located in an area of the Dandeli jungle which is not open to the pu...

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    About the ActivityBhimgad Adventure Camp, approximately 10 km from Belgaum, is located in Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary.Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary is ideal to explore the beauty of the western ghats and is popular for the Wroughton’s Free-tailed Bat.In this tour, you can go...

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    Dandeli
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    Delight in an adventure packed day along the gushing waters of River Kali. The close to 9-10 hour rafting expedition begins in the morning around 9 am, when you are picked up from Dandeli for an hour long drive to the River Kali. Once there, you are briefed about the tec...

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    Dandeli
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    About the Activity:Conducted near Dandeli, a small town situated in North Karnataka, this guided tour of around 10 -11 hours is an ideal combination of an enjoyable and action-packed day in the wild. It starts early in the morning around 7 am when you are driven from Dan...

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    Belgaum
    h6 Hours

    Delight in a waterfall trek involving crossing state borders of Karnataka and Maharashtra. Discover the Phanaswadi Waterfalls. Go over steep ascends and equally inclined descends, through the green thickets of Kankumbi forests in the Sahayadri ranges. A total trek distan...

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    Belgaum
    h4 Hours

    Famous among adventure enthusiasts, the trek to Bhatwada Waterfall  is best  undertaken during June through to September. The guided trek takes you to the waterfalls where you make way through splendid sights and a chilling bath awaits at the end. After being picked u...

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    Belgaum
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    One day’s confrontation with nature and adventure sums up the Legendary Trek to Kalsa and Sural Valley. Over 4 hours, you’ll experience one of the all-time treks in the Kankumbi forests. Your trail includes navigating through boulders in the river, pushing against challe...

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    Belgaum
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    In the dense jungles of Kankumbi- a cusp region lying in the virgin valley bordering Karnataka and Goa - this overnight guided trek runs on the rocky bed of Kalsa stream. On the trail down Sural Valley you’ll camp in the Kankumbi forests, experience green landscape of th...

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    Belgaum
    h6 Hours

    This experience consisting of a guided trek from a naturally aesthetic village Sada, neatly tucked on a high peak in the Western Ghats of Chorla, will take you through an adventurous journey. Sada Falls is situated 8km from here. You’ll have to go through different terra...

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    Belgaum
    h5 Hours

    Trek to the recently discovered Shimbola Waterfalls - located at the central part of the Western Ghats. With the Shimbola stream as the main source, this 200ft cascade offers a fascinating trekking trail of around 10-12km that can be completed within around 5 hours. A...

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    Belgaum
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    Backpack and head to Belgaum on an overnight guided trekking trip, which shares two well-kept secrets in this part of Karnataka – Shimbola and Phanaswadi Waterfalls. Both waterfall treks take you through a trail of around 12km (to & fro) that would be for around 6 hours....

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    Belgaum
    d2 Days n1 Night

    Trek to some mesmerizing slices of nature that are found around the borders of Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Goa. An overnight trek in Sada Village in the rich diverse land brings you close quarters with an ancient fort built by Kadambas, a 200ft drop waterfall nestled in ...

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Belgaum

  • What are the activities that we can do in Belgaum?

    "Since it is one of the places nestled in the beauteous Western Ghats, people do not fall short of finding adrenaline-inducing activities. In addition, the place is a mecca for brass lovers where people could find vessels, flame holders, and other such showpieces to increase their traveling souvenirs. Apart from the excursions and the common sightseeing, the best things to do in Belgaum here include:
    Climbing, abseiling, rope walks and bridge crossing (near Khanapur Taluka Jungle Waterfall)
    Trekking in the hills
    Taking a bath in the Malaprabha stream
    Shopping for handmade wooden toys, jewelry, and brassware item

  • Which are some famous places for camping in Belgaum?

    People do not usually have trouble finding attractive camping spots in this district as being located in the foothills of the Sahyadri Mountains the elevation of 2500 feet above the sea level makes the climate lovingly soothing. The River Kali is responsible for adding to the extra beauty of this hill station as that is what makes most of the camping experiences, as they need to be. Camping is without a doubt one of the best things to do in Belgaum and the most attractive camping spots are:
    Kali Adventure Camp at Dandeli
    Bhimgad Adventure Camp
    DudhSagar
    Kalsa and Vajra waterfalls

  • Which are some famous places for trekking in Belgaum?

    The city of Belgaum has a lot to offer to its tourists, especially solo travellers, as the place is safe and surprisingly captivating for nature lovers. India might not lack in its attractive adventurous activities, but Belgaum has some of the idiosyncratic locations that are sure to sweep tourists off their feet. With the best things to do in Belgaum and around its forests, waterfalls, and rivers, check out the following prominent trekking spots:
    Belgaum to Godchinamalaki Falls
    Belgaum to Dudhsagar waterfalls
    Belgaum to Jamboti
    Kalsa to Sural
    Bhatwara waterfall
    Vajrai waterfall

  • How long is Kalsa to Sural trek in Belgaum? How much time will it take to complete the trek?

    The trek from Kalsa to Sural has made a significant impact upon the travelers with its majestic Kankumbi forest shading the trekkers in their long walk up the hill. The entire walk up is for 5km, which must be done with a guide if you are not familiar with the route. This is because for the most part of the year the track remains unidentifiable.
    As one of the best things to do in Belgaum, the Kalsa to Sural trek takes around 4 hours to complete during which you are constantly going to ascend and descend steep rocks and pass by the lush greenery to arrive at the Kalsa waterfall. Again with enough route tracking and staying strong on your feet, you reach the Sural waterfall and finally to the village of Sural.

  • Which are some famous rock climbing places in Belgaum?

    The Western Ghats without a doubt bring some of the best picnic spots and trekking tours in India. However, did you know that the place also nestles rock climbing and other such adventurous activities in India? The Vajra waterfall rock climbing is the best things to do in Belgaum and effortlessly beats any other activity that could stand a chance. Chapoli is the spot from where the activity commences, which is followed by a decent yet fun climbing experience like nothing else around.

  • Which are some famous waterfalls to visit in Belgaum?

    Belgaum is the ultimate place to visit if someone is craving to soothe their eyes with the regal beauty of a cascade. Since it is the best things to do in Belgaum, visiting waterfalls involves trekking and rock climbing, making the experience even more winsome to try. It has a tropical savanna climate, which when combined with these eye-pleasers create some craze sightseeing options.
    Gokak Falls
    Vajrapoha Falls
    Godchinamalaki Falls
    Vajra Falls
    Kalsa Falls
    Sural Falls
    Sogal Falls

  • How long is Tada falls trek in Belgaum? Is it worth doing?

    The major attraction of the Tada falls trek is the underground volcanic caves and Fort Sada. While the trekking distance might vary between 8 and 18 km, there is the option of using the motorable route as well covering a distance of 140 km.
    The destination, Fort Sada, is located on the edge of a hill covered generously with luscious greens in the east and the south. It is a secure place as the location of it makes it hard for the enemies to climb over, making way for even more appealing naturalistic beauties like thick jungles and stunning valleys to dominate the trek. As one of the best things to do in Belgaum, the night stay could be made secure with tents and security, yet one has to take a guide for a hassle-free experience.

Traveller Tales From Belgaum

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Anasooya Jain

15 August 2014

The Phanaswadi waterfall trek is a memorizing trek that I would never forget in my lifetime. Longing to go on this trek again with my family, I had been on this trek last week with my friends. The whol...

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Dhanadeepa Gandhi

15 February 2015

When I heard about a waterfall at Belgaum I was not able to believe, I thought Belgaum was all about saris and clothing. But this trek changed my entire opinion. If you are planning for some short time...

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Vidur Banerjee

12 June 2014

Legendary Kalsa to Sural Trek, Belgaum is one of the nice treks that one can take. Trekking is fun and what is more fun is trekking in Belgaum. No wonder they call this the legendary trek because it is...

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Tanushri Namboothiri

08 November 2014

Taking up a trek to the Phanaswadi waterfall was like an icing to the cake. Each part of the trek is a memory that I would never forget in my lifetime. I happened to take up this trek with my boyfriend...

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Bhanumati Bhattathiri

14 October 2014

Waterfall and trekking – what can be better than this combination. If you are a lover of trekking and love to enjoy the waters, give this trek to Phanaswadi a try and you will never repent for the same...

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Hiranmaya Sharma

16 September 2014

A very delightful waterfall trek that is not only amazing but exciting too. The overall experience was good and I would recommend this trek. Crossing the border to reach this waterfall destination was ...

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Rameshwar Bharadwaj

15 November 2014

Trekking at Phanaswadi was nice even though I didn’t like it greatly. I am a regular trekker and had better experiences before. Overall the trek was normal and okaish. I didn’t carry proper clothing an...

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Avani Ahuja

16 June 2014

It was a fun and great experience. I never knew about this waterfall trekking even excited until my friends had planned for a sudden trek to this place. I loved the trekking as it involved crossing the...

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Hiranya Tandon

16 September 2014

This is surely a great trek for youngsters. My friends had planned for this trek for my birthday; I enjoyed every bit of the trek. The whole trek was over in a day, and this was one of my best gifts in...