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Best Places To Stay in Dandeli

The Western Ghats has always carried an air of mystery. Running across six states, it’s home to a huge variety of wildlife and flora. Karnataka is one of those states and towards the north it covers the charming town of Dandeli. The lush forest has lured tourists eager to experience nature at its best and a holiday here guarantees to refresh the senses and provide clarity of mind. There are various accommodation options which are considered as the best and unique places to stay in Dandeli.

Aside from the beauty of the Ghats, Dandeli boasts several attractions such as temples, the River Kali and the Syntheri Rocks, a granite structure that stands around 300 feet tall. The stunning natural landscape of this must-visit town allows for exciting adventure activities to take place such as white water rafting, kayaking, canoeing, cave exploration and night camping. You can also go on long nature walks, hikes and treks as well as mountain bike.

With such a diverse list of things to do, Dandeli truly is an outdoor lover’s paradise. If you feel the pull of adventure, start planning your next holiday in this land of plenty. While enjoying everything it has to offer, you can come home to comfy living quarters that range from luxurious to rustic. We bring out the best and unique places to stay in Dandeli

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Camping with Adventure Activities in Dandeli - Flat 25% off 1D 1N ₹ 1500 5.0 star View Details
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    A nature’s treasure that is Dandeli, is gilded with natural flora and fauna. With lush greenery all around and scenic views to die for, Dandeli is the perfect place for a nature camping experience. Campsite The campsite is located in a quiet secluded property not...

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    About the Activity:Jungle based theme package in Bison River Resort in Dandeli for 2 days and 1 night will make your holiday interesting with multiple fun activities.It is an ideal holiday destination in north Karnataka for the avid nature lovers; deciduous forests and a...

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    About the Activity:Partake in this 2 day 1 night package at Bison River Resort in Dandeli with water based activities; make your holidays more colourful.The most scenic location nestled amidst deep green valleys, deciduous forests, Kali River and wildlife habitats provid...

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    About the Activity:Indulge in this mixture of activities at Bison River Resort in Dandeli located amidst the pristine hills and valleys nestled among the deciduous forests.This 2 day 1 night package offers you a number of activities such as Burma bridge, archery, river c...

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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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    Dandeli is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. Nowadays, it has become the favorite place of an adventure seeker, photographer, trekker, and nature enthusiasts. Located at a distance of mere hours from Goa, this place is an amazing escape from the mono...

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    About the Activity:The Bison River Resort is located on the banks of Kali River coupled with wildlife habitat, deep valleys and hills and there are deciduous forests around. This rope based activity package for 2 days will definitely accomplish your holidays.The activiti...

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    Dandeli is a small town in Karnataka, it is an amalgamation of a beach town and a hill station. It is the new emerging tourist spot for Adventure activities. Various campsites are being made in the middle of the lush green forests. It is a perfect place to spend your vac...

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    Dandeli is a hidden gem of Karnataka. It is blessed by Mother nature with exotic wildlife, lush green forests, beautiful lakes and much more. The exotic wildlife of Dandeli lies in the Dandeli wildlife sanctuary. This villa is surrounded by nature. Dandeli wildlife sanct...

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    Departure Date: 14th and 15th August 2019.Starting Point: Multiple pick-up locations in Bangalore city.Dandeli,  situated on the banks of the Kali river, is blessed with the lush green forests and is the perfect blend of scenic beauty, wildlife, and adventure sports. The...

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    Check-In Time: 10:00 AMCheck-Out Time: 10:00 AMDandeli is the emerging hot favorite tourist destination for adventure activities. Located in the western area of Karnataka this town is an amalgamation of a beach town and a hill station. Tourists visit Dandeli for various ...

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Attractions

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Dandeli WIldlife Sanctuary

For fans of wildlife tourism, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is a wonderful getaway to enjoy some time in the company of lush green forests and wild animals. Located on the Western Ghats, this sanctuary is acclaimed for having a range of diverse flora and fauna. It is amongst the few places to visit in Dandeli that boasts of an incredible landscape which is filled with river valleys, verdant hills and scenic beauty.

It offers a refreshing escape from the mundane activities and tourists here can indulge in a number of activities like wildlife safari, white water rafting, kayaking, canoeing and mountain biking. Other than, tourists here can look forward to catch a glimpse of animals like black panthers, elephants, crocodiles etc and birds like Malabar pied hornbill, golden backed woodpecker, white breasted kingfisher etc.

Location: Dandeli WIldlife Sanctuary, Dandeli, Uttar Kannada, Karnataka

Entry fee: Indians: INR 40/ USD 0.62 , Foreign Nationals: INR 80/ USD 1.23

Timings: One can visit here from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm everyday

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is located at an approximate distance of 13 Km from Dandeli Bus Stand.

Know more: Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary

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Kali River

Celebrate a trip in the midst of scenic wilderness at River Kali when you are touring attractions in Dandeli. The river has its origins in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka and offers a memorable escape for the adventure lovers. 

It is a glorious spectacle to see River Kali meandering through the luxuriant vegetation and forming a picturesque landscape with its gushing stream of water. Spending some time by the River Kali is a total serene experience where people can relax and appreciate the beautiful scenery all around.

Tourists can enjoy the best time with River Kali at Kali adventure camp in Dandeli. The camp is a great spot if you seek an adrenaline rush and looking forward to be mesmerised with a number of adventure activities. Some popular thrilling activities that can be enjoyed here are white water rafting, nature walk, kayaking, canoeing, birdwatching etc.

Location:
It can be visited at Kali Adventure Camp that is situated by the river in Dandeli

Entry fee:
It is free to visit Kali River

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand:
The distance between the two places is just 2.9 kilometres or 10 minutes to travel by road.

Check out: 20 Best Resorts in Dandeli

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Kavala Caves

One of the most popular places to visit in Dandeli, Kavala Caves makes for an interesting visit. Believed to be as old as prehistoric times and made of volcanic origins, these caves can be found in the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. 

The caves can be reached only after climbing down 375 steps and enter the stalagmite formations that abound in Kavala Caves. These are limestone caves and known for making the visit a thrilling getaway with narrow climbs and trekking through the picturesque setting.

Kavala Caves offer a wonderful adventure as it is totally dark inside with the presence of snakes and bats. There is also a temple at the entrance of the caves and the most intriguing facet of Kavala Caves is the naturally formed Shivalinga which attracts a number of devotees. 

The structure of the Shivalinga which is in the form of raw nuts that are named Kavala in the local language gives the name of this popular tourist spot in Dandeli.

Location: Kavala Caves, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttara Kanadda, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The best months to visit Kavala Caves is from October to March

Entry fee: No cost

Timings: The timings to visit Kavala caves if from 6:00 am 6:00 pm

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: It takes approximately 24 kilometres to reach Kavala caves from Dandeli Bus stand.

Must Read: Best Places to stay in Dandeli

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Syntheri Rocks

Syntheric Rocks is one of the most scenic tourist attractions in Delhi and offers a wonderful time for the visitors with its beautiful landscape. Located in the centre of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Syntheri Rocks boasts of spectacular natural beauty that is made up of volcanic rocks with the River Kaneri passing by its side. 

Named after the English lady Ms Cinthera who discovered these caves, Syntheri Rocks are today known for its marvellous topography. It is an idyllic spot for those who like to capture the best scenes in their cameras and those who are looking to retreat in places abound by nature. It is one of the top tourist places to visit in Dandeli for getting a taste of adventure in the most splendid nature.

Location: Syntheri Rocks, Dandeli Wildife Sanctuary, Uttara Kannada,Karnataka

Best Time to visit: October to March is the most pleasant time for the tourists to go to Syntheri Rocks

Entry fee: After getting a permission from the Forest Department to reach here, tourists need to pay an entry fee of INR 20/ USD 0.30 per person

Timings: It is open from 8:30 am to 5:00 for the tourists

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: Syntheri Roacks at about 32 km from DandelI Bus Stand.

Planning a trip to Dandeli: Check out these Dandeli Tour Packages.

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Shiroli Peak

Visit Shiroli Peak to enjoy the most enchanting views of the mountains of the Sahyadri Range and the breathtaking landscape that surrounds the hill. One of the most preferred sightseeing places in Dandeli for tourists, Shiroli Peak is a great place to capture one of the most amazing views of the sunset of your life. 

It is located inside the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary and serves as a great spot to enjoy the calm vibes of the scenery and appreciate some time by yourself in a mesmerising setting.

The place is famous as the highest point of Uttara Kannada region and its height makes it a great destination for trekkers who can challenge themselves and nature lovers who want to escape the turmoil of city life.

Location: Shiroli Peak, Dandeli Wildlife Sacncuary,

Best Time to visit: Shiroli Peak can be visited by tourists throughout the year

Entry fee: There is no entry fees to visit Shiroli Peak. However, tourists can go there only after the permission granted by the Forest Department.

Timings: It can be visited throughout the day

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: Shiroli Peak is at a distance of 25 km from Dandeli Bus Stand.

Suggested Read: 15 Best Things to do in Dandeli

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Anshi National Park

If you’re a wildlife enthusiast, brace yourself for a thrilling adventure at Anshi National Park to make your vacation to Dandeli worthwhile. It is a part of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary and boasts of an interesting topography to explore the wonderful outdoors in the Western Ghats. 

One of the most peculiar things about Anshi National Park is that it is the only place in whole of Asia where you can spot the black panther. However, the national park is rich in being a habitat to many diverse flora and fauna which include spotted deer, langur, jackal, Malabar giant squirrel and birds like Ashy swallow shirkes, drongos, yellow footed pigeon, crested serpent eagle and many more. 

Some of the activities which you can try your hands on here are trekking, mountain biking, kayaking, rafting, jeep safari, camping etc.

Location: Anshi National Park, Kodthalli, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The most preferred time to plan a trip here is from the months of November to June.

Entry fee: N/A

Timings: Anshi National Park remains open for 24 hours every day

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: Anshi National Park is located at a distance of about 55 km from Dandeli Bus Stand

Explore more: Adventurous Treks in Dandeli

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Supa Dam

Built across the river Kali in Karnataka, Supa Dam makes for an incredible visit for the tourists in Dandeli. The dam has been known for hydroelectric power generation and offers a picturesque landscape for everyone to relax and unwind. 

Along with electricity generation, Supa Dam is known for providing the important irrigation waters to the farmers and has also become one of the popular sightseeing places in Dandeli. The dam has been named after the God of Forests called Suparulu and encompasses mind-blowing surroundings that constitute thick jungles and splendid gushing of river waters. 

Supa Dam is a popular picnic spot in Dandeli and offers people a great time to enjoy with their friends and family. The visitors at Supa Dam can also engage in a number of enthralling water sports like boating and water scooting when they are in Dandeli.

Location: Supa dam is located in Joida taluk of Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka.

Best Time to visit: The months from June to December are the best to visit Supa Dam

Entry fee: N/A

Timings: The day time is most preferable for going to Supa Dam

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: The dam is at a distance of 25 kilometres from Dandeli bus stand 

Check out: White Water Rafting in Dandeli 

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Kulgi Nature Camp

Relax and unwind in the most pristine surroundings of nature at Kulgi Nature for a memorable vacation in Dandeli. Run by the Karnataka Forest Department, Kulgi Nature camp is a must visit among Dandeli Tourist Places for the nature lovers and fans of adventure. The camp is a wonderful opportunity to take your friends and family and have a great time enjoying the brilliant sights of nature.

Kulgi Nature Camp happens to be a frontrunner for adventure activities in Dandeli by offering activities like water rafting, rock climbing, nature walk, jacuzzi bath, jungle trekking and jungle safari. 

The place offers a number of normal tents, dormitories and cottages to the tourists looking to stay a night in the realm of nature. One can explore the landscape of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary and stay at Kulgi Nature Camp for the best experience on a trip here.

Location: It is located inside Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary

Best Time to visit: The months from October to March are the ideal time to plan a trip here

Entry fee: It costs approximately INR 5000-9600/ USD 77-147 for staying a night at Kulgi Nature Camp

Timings: Kulgi Nature Camp is open from 6 am to 6 pm for the tourists.

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: It is just 12 kilometres away from Dandeli

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Traveller Tales From Dandeli

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Akhilesh Choudhury

11 December 2018

"Just onclick all the things are done... Right from booking to say goodbye.. . all people are supportive, owner, coworker ..... Events were very cool. Zipline, Burma bridge, Rain pool dance, DJ, boatin...

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Omkar Murkumbi

14 April 2015

It was a great experience. Accommodation and meals were good. Activities offered here are very adventurous. Great place and would recommend everyone.

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Phularanjan nath

13 March 2017

"Awesome place. Food is ok ok..but if u r north indian or south Indian, doesn't matter..u will like the food. The resort owner is so polite and helpful, he will do everything u asked for. If u want liq...

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Amith

11 August 2019

If you guys ever plan to visit dandeli! Panther stay is the place to be ???????? Never expected such great hospitality from panther stay! Staff members were soo soo kind and fun ! ???? they never hesi...

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Darshan Bharadwaj

05 August 2019

I visited Mount Abu with my friends in the month of September. Camping at Mount Abu Adventures was the highlight of our trip.

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Anusuya Mehrotra

05 August 2019

Good for budget travel, the rafting is simply awesome. Loved the traditional way of food cooked on the wood fire. Excellent place to stay at a very nominal price.

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Anjali Pai

28 July 2019

"It was a unplanned trip. We had come to Hubli for friend's marriage. Since Dandeli is nearby and the right time to visit, we google searched and this was the 1st link that we got. We were only 2 of ...

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Shashank Shashank

18 July 2019

"It was good experience.. nice time to enjoy with family!"

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Mohit Bang

24 April 2019

It was a very good camping experience and the people over there were very helpful with all the things. Also, food was very good and the activities were also entertaining.

What You Should Know More About Stays in Dandeli

  • Q. Which are the best resorts to stay in Dandeli?

    Dandeli has numerous resorts to cater to different tastes. If you’re looking for one with a touch of luxury, take your pick of these –

    • Century Resort Dandeli
    • Magenta Century Resort
    • Regenta Resort Century

  • Q. Which are the best jungle resorts in Dandeli?

    The Western Ghats are a haven for wildlife and being so close to nature is a feeling like no other. If you want to get up close to the action, a jungle resort is the best place to stay in. Here are a few top choices –

    • Dandeli Kingfisher Jungle Stay
    • Dandeli Shikra Jungle Resort
    • Panther Stay Dandeli
    • Old Magazine House
    • Kali Adventure Camp

  • Q. Which are the best places for camp stays in Dandeli?

    Travelers eager to sleep under the Dandeli sky can do so at Dandeli Nature Nest Resort. It also offers other types of accommodation aside from camp stays.

  • Q. Which are the best homestays in Dandeli?

    Homestays are a completely different experience and for many, it’s the best way to get a feel for a place. Dandeli has several options, each promising comfort and a home away from home.

    • Dandeli Chalet Homestay
    • Sarovar Homestay
    • Wild Flower Homestay
    • Dandeli Nature Camp
    • Sarovar Homestay

  • Q. Which are the best river resorts in Dandeli?

    Does the sound of a rippling river relax you? Then consider staying at a river resort in Dandeli. Cosy, utterly comfortable and as close to nature as possible, you’ll come away with memories to treasure.

    • Bison River Resort
    • Whistling Woodzs Resort
    • Dandeli White Water Resorts

     

  • Q. Where can we stay in treehouse in Dandeli?

    Adventurous travelers can add something more to their holiday with a stay in a tree house. You get a different perspective of your surroundings (literally!) and can appreciate the Dandeli landscape better. Two resorts that offer a great tree house experience are Dandeli Jungle Camp and Hornbill River Resort.