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  • Resorts in Dandeli are all set on welcoming mode and open arms to offer you the best of leisure and comfort. Right from your step in to your goodbye, all the distinctive accommodations promise you a delight and shall leave you with a nostalgic craving to come back soon!

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    No matter how long you plan your stay at any of these
    Dandeli resorts, you are inevitably going to carry a lot of good memories back with you. Foods served here are utterly delicious and will surely indulge you in licking your fingers due to their rich flavor and taste.  Most of them organize adventure activities such as night camps, crocodile spotting, angling, nature walks, and eco-tourism for all their guests.

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    While some of them offer you for the tent facilities for a holistic experience, others are fully furnished with modern amenities. You can enjoy your favorite wildlife book while sipping a glass of your favorite drink.

    Here are some of the best resorts in Dandeli:

  • 01Bison River Resort

    Bison River Resort

    Bison River Resort staff creates a beautiful stay atmosphere for all their guests. They work with an unbiased attitude towards punctually delivering the best of their dedicated services. This resort is a decent place to rejuvenate yourself while you are on a break from professional life.

    Serving customers for 30 years, Bison River Resort is a unique
    resort in Dandeli to with their eco-friendly work ethics. Rooms at Bison River Resort are quite spacious offering a comfortable stay with all modern furnishings and amenities. You have a choice here to opt from either a full waterfront room or luxury rooms or tents.

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    heme bush dinners, backwater breakfast, sundowners, starry night boat ride, romantic poolside dinner, camping, vehicle safari, boat safari, treks, sunset boating, bullock cart rides, star gazing, photography lessons, boat rides, bird watching, and coracle ride.

    Ganeshgudi, Dandeli, Karnataka 581365

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  • 02Hornbill River Resort

    Hornbill River Resort

    The name of a popular bird is enough to excite all bird lovers. The Hornbill River Resort is one of the most popular resorts in Dandeli. Offering opulent range of services without burning a hole in the pocket, the Hornbill River Resort is perhaps best known for its array of facilities that cater to the budget and requirements of travellers from all over the world. The River Resort serves as an escape into nature and offers the serenity of unexplored jungles of Dandeli. It is one of the best places to visit in Dandeli as you will be amused to see the serene and calm environment around it.

    The freshness of surroundings can be embraced in this region, which acts as a refreshing, rejuvenating factor during the trip. Its proximity to Dandeli and its sanctuary offers travellers a range of opportunities to explore the places of interest.

    The place offers several activities for travellers, including bird watching experiences, Safari and adventure treks, including white water rafting, evening boats for couples and family vacationers and special activities such as rock climbing, fishing, camping for overnight duration, nature walks and the famous rappelling activities.

    The Hornbill River Resort offers four different types of accommodation, which include choices from a cottage, a tree house, a rock house and a tent house. The place also offers natural jacuzzi and springs for the ultimate indulgent experience in the midst of nature.

    The cottage is luxurious and perfect for family vacationers. A beauiful accommodation for travellers, this cottage comes with all modern facilities. The tree house is an escape for nature lovers. Nestled in between beautiful trees and hills, the tree house offers a getaway to the landscapes of Dandeli.

    Rock house comes with rocks on the walls, comfortable and aesthetically appealing décor. Newlyweds that want seclusion from the hustle-bustle can opt for these accommodation types. Tent houses are an incredible option for nature lovers who wish to get the taste of camping every night.

    Location: Ambeli Village, Near Supa Dam, Ganeshgudi, Joida, SH 34, Dandeli, Karnataka 581365

  • 03Adventure Jungle Stay in Dandeli - Flat 40% off

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    Among the many activities and things to do at Leisure jungle stay in Dandeli, you can take a nature walk through the evergreen jungles, embark on a wildlife spotting tour or go for a bird watching tour and spot some of the colorful birds. While the main attraction of this Panther Stay at Dandeli experience are the ‘Big Five’: Elephant, Bison, Black Panther, Tiger, and Leopard, you can also enjoy several encounters with reptiles, butterflies and insects as well.

    Dandeli lets you indulge in activities like river Swimming, kayaking, trekking, boating. Discover and explore the appealing beauty of nature along with spotting several exotic wildlife species.

    Check-in: 11 AM

    Check-out: 11 AM

    How to reach-

    The campsite is just 5kms away from Dandeli bus stand.

    Minimum number of people required: 2

  • 04Old Magazine House

    Old Magazine House

    The Old Magazine House is a one of its kind and rustic jungle camp that is located right in the midst of the lush jungles. Out of all the resorts in Dandeli, this is the one where you can truly be at harmony with nature, and be cloaked in the sound of the forest. The wildlife camp is surrounded by some of the most refreshing and evergreen forests that are home to a stunning range of flora and fauna. The trees also give shelter to rare and stunning birds such as Malabar Hornbills.

    The accommodations are divided into two subcategories- Ethnic Bamboo Huts and the dormitories. The Bamboo huts, though presenting rustic exteriors and split level interiors are made in the most comforting and warm manner. The dormitories are composed of semi-private cubicles and can accommodate 24 people at a time. 

    The Old Magazine House resorts in Dandeli rests on the principle of providing nature friendly accommodation, without letting go of comforts and sticks by that promise to the T! The resort also offers adventure activities such as rafting on Kali River, Kayaking, Mountain biking, Trekking. Mountain biking, jungle safaris and trekking are the other activities which everyone should include in their Dandeli tour to make it more enthusiastic, enjoyable and a life time remembering experience.

    Location: Ganeshgudi, Londa-Dandeli Road, Joida Taluk, Dandeli, Karnataka 581365

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  • 05Shikra Jungle Stay

    Shikra Jungle Stay

    Located near Gobral a little distance away from the forests of Dandeli, The Shikra jungle stay is an interesting choice amongst all Dandeli Resorts. It is here that you can enjoy the blessings of a tented stay amidst the woodlands and be as close to environment and ecology as possible. 

    The jungle resort offers comforting stay options for those wilderness lovers. The accommodations are of three main types i.e. Deluxe Tents, Tent for 2, deluxe rooms as well as cottages.

    The resort also arranges activities such as trekking, white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking and coracle riding. A stay at Shikra Jungle Stay Resorts promises to be one filled with adventure and proximity with nature.

    Location: Gobral Village, Haliyal Taluk, Karnataka, 581325

  • 06Whistling Woodzs

    Whistling Woodzs
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    Make use of a brilliant chance to play with the nature which can be seen in its pure form in Dandeli with a visit to one of the prominent resorts in the area, Whistling Woodzs and be a part of the adventure hidden here.

    It is a Wilderness River Resort acting as the ideal location for family vacations and adventure destination in north Karnataka in Dandeli. Those who love nature and wish to relax in the beautiful serenity should come to Whistling Woodzs which is incomparable and stands out from the other resorts in Dandeli. The rhapsodies of nature is found here amidst the scenery carved by the river Kali and the thick deciduous forests and the special wildlife found in Dandeli.

    The resort is located inside the Dandeli Forest and sprawling across an area of 7 acres offering the best deal to escape to a perfect offbeat space and tucked away. The river encompasses all beauty of the region and acts as the best host. The resort gives you an extremely easy and comfortable accommodation with the support of an irresistible wilderness in the background.

    There is the food court and a recreation area which are the centres of attractions and a hub for the guests to spend some time relaxed completely. Along with that, the guests can do some adventurous activities in the wilderness and the nearby places.

    Badgund Village, Ganeshgudi 581 365 India
  • 07Jungle Lodges Kali Wilderness Camp

    Jungle Lodges Kali Wilderness Camp

    Jungle Lodges Kali Wilderness Camp has been designed for all those who truly love nature and enjoy the riveting experiences that hilly terrain and breathtaking landscapes have to offer. This camp, which is different from other resorts near Dandeli, is situated on the banks of the majestic River Kali and has a fine amalgamation of home comforts and the ruggedness of the jungle. Therefore, travellers can enjoy luxury in the lap of nature.

    Accommodation provided at this camp is convenient and comfortable. Most of the tents are round and open-on-sides gazebo styled tents, which are designed for guests who love to dine. This encourages travellers to share their experiences.

    The place also features vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisines along with indoor games parlor and tennis areas, carrom boardroom and television centre at the main lounge area. Accommodation is also provided in the form of Bungalow houses, which are quite comfortable and feature twelve twin bed settings. Campfires are lit on all days so that travellers can socialise and groups can enjoy an unforgettable trip.

    River Kali is known for its two faces – one offers the fury, which is used for white water rafting; while the other is serene and beautiful, which makes it a strong backdrop for all those morning treks and mountain biking.

    Therefore, depending upon what kind of adventure people want, the camp organizes several activities, including rafting and kayaking or canoeing, rappelling down beautiful waterfalls, enjoying natural jacuzzi with friends and families, or taking in the serenity of the place through mountain biking.

    2 to 3-day canoe tours are also organised by professionals, which allow one to explore the pristine lands near the banks of River Kali. Wildlife tours are also offered by the camp. Since the place is in close proximity to the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, people can enjoy trips to the jungle and explore the lands of crocodiles, tigers, leopards and other animals. Bird Watching is another one of those activities organised by the camp that is a sure hit among travellers.

    Another popular trip organised by the camp includes coracle rides. These boats, which are known for their saucer shape, provide a view of the tranquil River Kali and give travellers the chance to experience the rejuvenation of mind, body and soul through calm waters and peaceful surroundings.

    Location: Dandeli, Karnataka 581363

  • 08Dandeli Chalet

    Dandeli Chalet

    One of the beautiful river resorts in Dandeli is Dandeli Chalet, constructed with the aim of letting the guests to be in close contact with the pure nature prevailing in this major tourist destination in north Karnataka. The river Kali and other places have enough contributions in the growth of the tourist sector of Dandeli and the resorts like Dandeli Chalet have been doing well in order to promise quality accommodation and service to each one of the visitors arriving here. 

    The cottages which are properly arranged and maintained are the first and foremost attraction here. From here, you will be able to go for a lot of adventure activities like rafting in Kali river, waterfall visits, jungle safari, rappelling, rock climbing and so on since the locations is entitled with Syntheri rocks, Satoddi Falls, Kali River, Ulvi Temple, Kavla Caves etc which are the representatives of pure serenity prevailing in the region. 

    At the resort, the rooms are fully furnished and the colour combinations are just surprising. The brick red colour blended with the pure white in the exteriors give it the colonial ambience of construction but it simply catches your eyes. There are options for tented accommodation as well to enjoy the nature at the best level possible watching the blissful sunrise in the morning.

    Location:  Bamanagi, Dandeli, Karnataka 581325

  • 09Dandeli King Fisher Jungle Stay

    Dandeli King Fisher Jungle Stay
    There is no need for an introduction to know the beautiful tourist destination in north Karnataka that is Dandeli, perched on the amazing river Kali and the superb wilderness. For tourists, the accommodation in Dandeli is not a question. Multiple resorts are located amidst the magnificent serenity and one among them is Dandeli King Fisher Jungle Stay.

    It is one of the most prominent river resorts in Dandeli came into existence very recently in 2011. Dandall and Son’e group is the backbone of the resort located in Bamangi Village in Joida Taluk which is situated at a distance of about 7 kilometres from Dandeli city. It has a number of independent furnished cottages, dormitories, pitching tents etc providing a very comfortable stay in the middle of utmost peace and tranquillity.

    The resort is encircled by Syntheri Rocks, Kavala Caves, Supa Dam and the favourite tourist spot, the Sunset Point which is one of the most beautiful sights in Dandeli.  Also, the guests may get enough chances to indulge in many adventure and fun activities like sightseeing, wildlife safari and jungle safari, rafting, boating, trekking, rappelling, kayaking and many more. The tasty dishes at the resort will let you stick on to the walls of it for a longer period.

    Near K. C, Barchi Road, Dandeli, Karnataka 581325
  • 10Sarovar Resort

    Sarovar Resort

    Yet another beautiful accommodation spot located in the surrealistic region of Dandeli in north Karnataka is Sarovar Homestay, a small but comfortable forest bungalow with four bedroom facility. Those who are looking forward to spending some time in the best form of nature without any disturbances and to escape from the fast moving city life will fall in love with this homestay and the serenity around it. 

    The river Kali and other attractions in the region would be opening an enthusiastic way of approaching the beauty. While you stay here also, you can go for the unending adventure activities in Dandeli and nearby places. Rafting, rappelling, trekking, jungle safari, sightseeing, camping and rock climbing are the main events arranged by the homestays and resorts as well as other tour organizers in the region. 

    The homestay is easily accessible too from Bangalore and Goa. Many tourists coming to enjoy the beauty of Dandeli choose the comfortable yet budgeted accommodation at Sarovar and the hosts are always welcoming every one of you with a warm smile. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is the closest attraction here which is located at a distance of only 2.1 kilometres from the homestay and wildlife safari and jungle safari can be done there.

    In short, Sarovar Resort is a remarkable option to stay with your family or friends while you head out to explore the scenic beauty of Dandeli on your vacation anytime. You can also check other homestays in Dandeli to spend a beautiful weekend.

    Location: Hasan Maad, Dandeli, Karnataka 581325

  • 11Century Resort

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    A paradise for all nature and adventure lovers, this is one of the resorts in Dandeli that allows one to fully explore places of interest in this region. Offering endless options, accommodation types and activities to travellers, Century Resort Dandeli is popular for its array of services. 

    What gives this resort an edge over others is the fact that it not only offers activities in Dandeli region, but also offers a wide range of in-house and other activities, thereby catering to the needs of every kind of traveller.

    The white water river rafting is one of the premier activities organised by this resort. Along with this, the resort also offers Jungle Safari activities, where one can enjoy spotting a crocodile, a tiger or even a leopard.

    Valley Crossing is another one of those popular activities that this resort provides. The crossing of valley offers travellers a chance to experience bounties of nature and enjoy the embrace of freshness. ATV Bike Ride is a fun activity, which can be experienced at the Century Resort Dandeli. It uses All Terrain Vehicle, sports model that are used for providing one the adventures of unexplored forests in Dandeli.

    All those who look forward to exploring nature on foot can opt for jungle treks and even rappelling that will enthral one with its adventurous routes. The resort itself offers several activities such as bird watching and tribal dance, archery and fishing, therefore every kind of traveller can enjoy something that they love.

    In-house, tourists stay in beautiful rooms, with all modern facilities along with aesthetic décor, well equipped bathrooms and friendly staff, ensuring that the trip is more than just memorable.

    Location: Regenta Resort Century, Badakhanshirda, Dandeli, Karnataka 581325

  • 12White Water Resort

    White Water Resort

    A vast, river side resort located besides the merrily flowing Kali River, The White Water Living resort is the perfect combination of nature, comfort and adventure. There are various ancient trees surrounding, providing the accommodation an air of blessed quietude. 

    While here, you can stay right beside the flowing river, without a worry in the world. Hear the forests come alive around you and explore the distinctions that set it apart from the modern life of concrete and smoke!

    At these offbeat resorts, you can also enjoy some stunning activities in Dandeli such as white water rafting, Jacuzzi Bath, raft ride, swimming, zorbing, river crossing, trekking and bird watching. As the evening mellows down you can cruise down the River Kali in a languid raft to witness the late movements of the jungle. The accommodations that can be availed at this Dandeli Resort range from private rooms, tents to dormitories.

    Location: White Water Living Ganeshgudi, Dandeli, Karnataka 581325

  • 13Nature Nest Resort

    Nature Nest Resort

    Set in the picturesque location of Dandeli, Nature Nest is truly one of the best resorts near Dandeli. Providing luxury in the lap of nature, this Dandeli Resort has been designed against the backdrop of Western Ghats. Its proximity to Dandeli offers travellers a range of opportunities to learn more about ‘Unity in Diversity’ in the country.

    Moreover, the resort offers several exotic jungle and safari packages, which are tailor-made and customised for travellers. Therefore, family vacationers can enjoy wildlife at Dandeli, while adventure lovers can try canoeing or white water rafting. Those who love nature can enjoy romantic landscapes of this city with their partner or can opt for a variety of activities, such as bird watching or trekking to take pleasures in the tranquillity of Dandeli.

    Nature Nest has been designed in such a way that it offers different types of accommodation options for travellers. Night camping tents are available for stargazers and those who enjoy being close to nature. Those who seek an amalgamation of nature and modern world can opt for any of the six well-equipped rooms.

    The place offers proximity with a number of spots such as Crocodile Trek on the River Kali, Syntheri Rocks, Kavla Caves and Skyes Point. It is also located close to the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, where people can go and enjoy Jeep Safaris or a rendezvous with the elusive Tiger. It is also located close to the village called Patoli.

    The resort is popular for conducting several activities such as Night Camping, Zip-line activities, Mountain Biking, Burma Bridge Crossing, Natural Jacuzzi Bath, Kayaking, Coracle Ride and White Water Rafting, which will rejuvenate one’s mind, body and soul. The resort also provides delicious food and organises camp for socialising with the rest of the travellers from all over the world.

    Location: Joida road, Patoli Village, Dandeli-Karwar Road, Joida, Karnataka 581363

  • 14Panther Stay

    Panther Stay

    Reconnoiter your tryst with nature, adventure and pleasure at the Panther Stay Resort in Dandeli. The Jungles of Dandeli are well reputed to have been filled with a diverse range of wildlife, flora and fauna that is characteristic of the topography and climate of the Northern Karnataka district. 

    Take a walk through the mystical jungles where you can spot one of the Big Five: Elephants, Bisons, Black Panther, Tiger and Leopard as well as myriad varieties of reptiles, birds and most importantly ‘Shekru’ The flying squirrel, which is the state animal of Maharashtra.

    While here, you can also pleasure your time with water activities in the Kali River that thunders down the mountain gorges. The surfs of this river are famous for being perfect for water rafting, coracle riding as well as kayaking. 

    The resort also has a vast range of Moghul and South Indian delicacies that are sure to count as comfort food.

    Location: Kogilban Road badakanshirada, village, Kogilban, Dandeli, Karnataka 581325

  • 15Dandeli Kali Tiger Resort

    Dandeli Kali Tiger Resort
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    If you are looking for a hassle-free stay nestling in the lap of Mother Nature, Dandeli Kali Tiger Resort is one of the best places for you. Service being provided here is eccentric and promises to relax you for your next professional journey. It assures you with an invigorating stay to escape from the busy city life.

    You can always cast your trust on Dandeli Kali Tiger Resort for a budget travel accommodation. Although these resorts do not have an online booking system as such, we expect it soon as the backend here is working on the same.

    Amenities and activities of this resort includes f
    ree Wi-Fi services, breakfast, car parking service, indoor as well as outdoor pools, air conditioning system, laundry servicing, and room servicing, airport shuttle servicing, kids and pet-friendly, business center, spa, and fitness center.

    Primary School, Dandeli resorts Behind St. Michaels Convent, Dandeli, Karnataka 581325

  • 16Magenta Resort

    Magenta Resort
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    Magenta Resort in Dandeli is encircled all over by Dandeli jungle providing a high-end hospitality service. People pre-book their summer stay here as this resort of Dandeli is an ideal destination to plan your forest vacation. It offers a perfect blend of water sports and indoor activities to keep you entertained throughout your stay.

    Packages here are customized to include accommodation, activities as well as a wide array of delicacies and cuisines. You can either opt for a Maharaja tent, swiss tent, lake view cottages, and garden view cottages for your comfortable stay.

    Amenities and activities of resort  includes a
    rchery, River rafting, Target shooting, kayaking, jungle safari, coracle riding, swimming pool, river rafting, campfire, lake swimming, river crossing, zip line, Burma bridge crossing, and a nature walk.

    Bada Kanshirada, Road, Kogilban, Dandeli, Karnataka 581325

  • 17Starling River Resort

    Starling River Resort
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    Starling River Resort offers a picturesque retreat for nature lovers who seek relaxation in the cradle of nature. Accommodating yourself here shall drive you away from all the city hassles with a fantastic and luxurious stay amidst scenic natural beauty. It homes to a well-furnished dining hall juxtaposed a bar where you can have your favorite glass of drink or try their shots.

    This resort offers a panoramic view of the serene river that flows in the backside of this sophisticated stay place. 
    Spa and fitness center, infinity pool, sports café, zip line, bird watching, jungle safari, yoga, rappelling, camping, kayaking, trekking, camping are some amenities of this resort.

    Survey no 16/1B, Sakshalli Village, Harnoda Gram, Dandeli, Karnataka 581325

  • 18GreenWoods Jungle Resort

    GreenWoods Jungle Resort

    Standing at a distance of around 700m from Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, GreenWoods Jungle Camp offers 24-hour front desk assistance. This means you can check-in at any point in time. Boated with a wide variety of water activities, Green Woods Jungle Camp Resort in Dandeli, offers free biking facilities for all their guests who are bike enthusiasts.

    Every single room of this resort has an affixed seating area where you can enjoy morning and evening teas with your family, friends or relatives. Working with dedicated customer satisfying approach, GreenWoods Jungle Camp staff is quite friendly and enthusiastic. You can avail Dandeli tour guide assistance from this resort at very affordable costing.

    The resort organizes a buffet system for early morning breakfast for all their guests where you can meet other travelers and get acquainted with their customs, culture, and traditions.

    Alur, Dandeli, Kerwad, Karnataka 581325

  • 19Dandeli Kali Adventure's Resort

    Sounds adventurous? It is! Dandeli Kali Adventure’s camp is a perfect place to halt yourself if you are in search of a resort which motivates adventures. It is indeed called a pristine paradise for real-life adventure lovers. Encircled all around by untamed terrain, this camping zone offers an engaging view of the surrounding gorges, forests and river valleys.

    It represents a sprawling bungalow standing tall on the banks of mighty Kali river. You have guided assistance for every single adventure or water sport bring organized here to take care of your security and well-being.

    Availing either of their river views deluxe rooms or camping tents or poolside tents or cottages is sure to make your stay at Dandeli a worthy one. 
    White river rafting, cycling, river rafting, river crossing, boating, rappelling, swimming, kayaking, water roller, archery, and natural jacuzzi bath are some amenities of this resort.

    I/529 Near C.S.I Church, Township, Dandeli.



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.


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.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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


Sykes View Point

One of the most spectacular sightseeing places to visit in Dandeli, Sykes ViewPoint is a great place to be mesmerised by the vistas of verdant valleys and evergreen forests. It gets its name after the British engineer who discovered the place and boasts of the most magnificent views in Dandeli. 

Tourists here can enjoy a wonderful view of Nagzari River & River Kali confluence from Sykes View Point and also look forward to spend an evening filled with radiant colours of the sunset. Sykes ViewPoint is an interesting to visit as one can catch a glimpse of many giant hornbills who frequent the place. 

For those who wish to challenge their spirits can also indulge in a great trekking experience up to the point after getting the required permission from Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd and enjoy some sweeping views of the region from Sykes View Point

Location: Ambikanagar – Bommanalli Rd, Lalguli, Karnataka 

Best Time to visit: The best time to visit Sykes View Point is from October to

Entry fee: None

Timings: One should visit here from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm to have a splendid time

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: Sykes View Point is at a distance of 23 kilometres from the bus stand in Dandeli


Ulavi Temple

One of the most holy places for the pilgrims in Karnataka, Ulavi Temple is an important tourist attraction in Dandeli. It is considered a very sacred place for the Lingayat community with the samadhi of Channabasavanna, a revered 12th century Lingayat saint. 

The temple is surrounded by a blanket of evergreen forests and the Western Ghats adorn the landscape. These forests also happen to a natural habitat for many rare wild animals like cheetah, cobras, tigers, elephants etc.

Ulavi Temple is visited by thousands of pilgrims from all over Karnataka during the Ulavi Jathre or congregations. The natural beauty surrounding the temple is totally breathtaking and offers a peaceful getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. 

Another distinct feature of the temple is that it is built in the Chalukyan style and also has a number of caves and stalactites for the tourists to explore.

Location: Ulavi Temple is located in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Ulavi Temple can be visited by the tourists throughout the year

Entry fee: None

Timings: The timings at Ulavi Temple are from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: The distance between the two places is 35 kilometres when you travel by road


Moulangi Eco Park

Surrounded by the blissful landscape comprising thick evergreen forests, Moulangi Eco Park is a place that you ought to be when you are in Dandeli. An ideal spot for those who are fond of camping, Moulangi Eco Park is a breathtaking place where you can enjoy the serenity of nature at its best. It is replete with beautiful bamboo trees and makes for a perfect picnic place for the tourists.

This place is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts as one can enjoy an exhilarating trek in the jungles on the steep cliffs, indulge in rock climbing and appreciate the plummeting silence of the wilderness. 

It is also known to be a great place to spot various species of plants and animals and add it to your list of adventures in Dandeli. Moulangi Eco Park is one of the most surreal attractions in Dandeli if you wish to have a wonderful time with your friends and family.

Location: Moulangi, Dandeli, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The ideal time to visit Moulangi Eco Park is from October to March

Entry fee: None

Timings: It remains open from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm every day

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: It is at a distance of 6.8 kilometres and takes approximately 16 minutes to go there via Moulangi Road.


Dandelappa Temple

Drawing in scores of pilgrims, Dandellapa Temple is known to be as the one of the most auspicious places to visit in Dandeli. Located across the belt of Maland, Dandelappa Temple is replete with mesmerising natural beauty making the landscape a visual treat for the eyes. 

It is also one of the oldest temples in Dandeli where the people come to seek the blessings of Lord Dandelappa to whom this temple is dedicated. The local deity Dandelappa is considered to be a beloved figure among the locals in Dandeli and it is interesting to note that the name Dandeli comes after Dandellapa. 

It is said that those who worship at Dandelappa temple get their wishes fulfilled. The temple is a great tourist spot for its spiritual ambience and also offers an insight into the history and society of Dandeli.

Location: Ganesh Gudi, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Tourists here can visit the temple anytime throughout the year. However, the most preferred time is from October to February

Timings: Dandelappa Temple is open for tourists during the day

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: The distance between the two places is just 2.3 kilometres which takes approximately 7 minutes to travel via Jawaharlal Nehru Rd in Dandeli


Molangi Falls

Gear up for a scenic retreat at Molangi Falls for a rejuvenating visit with your friends and family in Dandeli. Surrounded by the panoramic landscape of dense green forests, Molangi Falls is one of the most popular picnic spots in Dandeli. 

The place is a visual delight for all the nature lovers and also offers an adventurous escape for the tourists. This popular waterfall in Dandeli is nestled in the midst of thick bamboo trees and steep rocks making the setting unforgettable if you revel in the company of nature. 

You can enjoy a cool plunge in the revitalising waters of Molangi Falls and also savour an adrenaline rush with white water rafting here. Molangi Falls makes for an idyllic romantic spot at the time of sunset as the cool breeze brushes against your face and the landscape becomes nothing but spectacular.

Location: It is located near Molangi in Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Molangi Falls is best visited during the monsoon months of the year.

Timings: N/A

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: Molangi Falls is at a distance of about 8 kilometres from the bus stand in Dandeli.


Sri Mallikarjuna Temple

Believed to be older than the Shivaji Fort in Dandeli, Sri Mallikarjuna Temple is amongst the few famous temples in Karnataka that tourists should not miss out on visiting. There is a stone located inside the temple which says that the land over which this temple is built was donated by the Kadamba King Jayakeshi in the year 1144.

One of the most astounding things about Sri Mallikarjuna Temple for the tourists is its mind-blowing architecture among other temples in Karnataka. The temple draws in a number of pilgrims throughout the year. 

The temple is notable not only for its spiritual significance but also for its architectural brilliance. Some of the most notable features of Sri Mallikarjuna Temple is the ‘Navarang mantap’ places inside the sanctum sanctorum and the dome which is shaped in popular Kadamba style.

Location: Ganesh Gudi, Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The winter season from October to February is great to visit Sri Mallikarjuna Temple

Entry fee: None

Timings: One can visit here from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm every day of the week

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: Sri Mallikarjuna Temple is located approximately 20 kilometres from Dandeli Bus Stand.


Shivaji Fort

Shivaji Fort in Dandeli is one of the most prominent Dandeli tourist places where you can appreciate the art and heritage of this beautiful region. The ancient fort is an intriguing place where you can learn about the shrewd warring techniques used in the olden times and explore how the strategies were executed when the enemy was ready to storm the gates.

This magnificent tourist attraction in Dandeli is believed to be constructed by the Maratha Chief, Shivaji and offers a memorable visit for the history buffs. Shivaji Fort is also known to be a favourite spot for the adventure lovers. A visit to Shivaji Fort takes the tourists back into the ancient times and offers a nice getaway to enjoy with friends and family over a scenic attraction in Dandeli.

Location: Haliyal Taluk, Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The most ideal time for visiting Shivaji Fort is from the month of October to March

Entry fee: N/A

Timings: Tourists can visit the Shivaji Fort during the day

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: Shivaji Fort can be reached after travelling a distance of 20 kilometres from Dandeli Bus Stand


Sathodi Falls

A splendid vacation for nature lovers in Dandeli cannot be complete unless you pay a visit to the beautiful Sathodi Falls. It is a rectangularly shaped waterfall that comprises a breathtaking landscape with the rocky hills and the water pool underneath it. 

It joins the backwaters of Kodasalli Dam and its serene ambience is truly captivating for everyone who visits here. Sathodi Falls cascades down from an elevation of about 50 feet and often called Mini Niagara in Dandeli. These falls are located near the town of Yellapur and renowned as one of the most picturesque places to visit in Dandeli.

A short trek leads the tourists to the Sathodi Falls that makes the visit a spectacular adventure if you seek an adrenaline rush. The roaring waters of Sathodi Falls surrounded by verdant greenery offer an unforgettable moment that you’ll not be able to forget anytime soon.

Location: It is located in Balagar, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The months from November to April make the best time to visit Sathodi Falls

Entry fee: The entry fee at Sathodi Falls is INR 5/USD 0.07

Timings: The opening time here is from 8 am to 5 pm every day

Distance from Dandeli Bus Stand: Sathodi Falls is situated at a distance of 34 kilometres from Dandeli

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