Excursions

Syntheri Rocks

Syntheri Rock is situated nearly 40km away from Dandeli on route to Ulavi. This is considering to be the most attractive as well as dangerous tourist spot. It is an eye catching spot when different types of rocks are found. The geological dept has displayed the history of different type of rocks found here. The step rock with a kind of pocket like cave and the river Kali flowing swiftly on the rocks is worth observing. But one has to be careful as too near the waterfalls tight security has been appointed and all the safely measures are observed.

Supa Dam

Supa Dam is the second largest dam in the State. This 101 Mtrs high and 332 Mtrs long concrete gravity dam is built across the Kali river in Joida Taluk of Uttara Kannada District. The power house at the foot of the dam has two electricity generators of fifty megawatt each. The electricity generated is supplied to different parts of Karnataka. This Dam used to produce Electrical power under KPC.

Nagoda Backwater

Among the beautiful tourist attractions near Dandeli is the Nagoda Backwaters. The calm and serene view of water and sunset in this part of Dandeli tourism is simply lovely.

Nagoda backwaters is the reservoir of the Supa Dam. You can enjoy the beautiful view of water, nature and sunset which adds to its beauty. This is on the way to Joida from Dandeli. It is approx 15Kms from Dandeli town.

Sykes Point

At a distance of 6 km from Ambikanagar and 24 km from Dandeli Bus Stand, Sykes Point is the top viewpoint in Dandeli and also one of the famous places of sightseeing in Dandeli. It is a popular sightseeing attraction offering a beautiful view of deep valleys and thickly forested hills. From this viewpoint, one can get a good view of Nagzari River & River Kali confluence. The viewpoint also offers a beautiful view of the sunset. Bird watchers frequent the site to watch the giant hornbills at this place. The Nagzari Power House of the Kali Project is situated at the bottom of the hill.

Shivapura Hanging Bridge

The bridge lies in the lap of mother nature connecting Shivapura village and other villages in Joida taluk making the villagers life easy, barring them from taking a 100kms of detour.

The bridge is 234 meters long and 1.50 meters wide making it comfortable for two motorcycle to pass at a time. While going towards bridge from Yellapur side there is a descend that will take you to the river bed.

Canopy Walk

A 240m canopy walkway 30ft above the ground has been created at Kuveshi area near Castle Rock of Uttara Kannada.

The structure allows ten people to take a walk through the forest at any point of time. It also boasts of multiple viewing areas wherein nature enthusiasts can stand and soak in the serenity of the surroundings. Each walk will be headed by a nature guide who will tell you all about the beautiful ecosystem.

Kavala Caves

Kavala Caves are limestone caves located 25 km away from the base camp at Dandeli. Kavala caves are situated on the face of one of the mountains in the heart of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. These caves are very tiny in dimension and an interesting way to enter them, after climbing down 375 steps one reaches the Cave entrance, and then has to crawl 40 ft deep through winding and have a lot of stalagmite formations. There is a particular huge stalagmite, which is revered by the local people as a Shivling. A temple stands in front of the caves. The naturally formed Shivalinga is a miracle of nature and should not be missed.

Crocodile Park

The crocodile park comes under Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary and is recognized by the Govt. of India. Event he Government has sanctioned fund for the development of this park. This place is very close to Dandeli that is about 3 kms near Dandeliyappa Temple. If you just stand on the bank of the Kali river, you can see number of crocodiles in the river Kali, you can also see same on the island. Yet there is lot to do as far as development is concerned and the department is working hard to make this place as one of the best tourist attraction in the coming days.

Anashi National Park

The Anshi National Park is an evergreen tropical rain forest situated in the North Kannada district in Karnataka. The park  covering an area of 340 sq km is considered as India’s most endangered wildlife park. Anshi lies on the Karwar- Londa highway and is part of the Dandeli wildlife sanctuary. Anshi  got the designation as National Park in 1987. The Anshi National Park and the adjoining Dandeli wildlife sanctuary together make up the Dandeli Wildlife Division of the Karnataka Forest Department.

Moulangi Eco Park

Sangam is the joining place of the Moulangi and the Kali Rivers; and is among the popular tourist attractions near Dandeli. Dandeli tourism boasts of the beautiful view here. Try a quick hand at finishing before days make way for night. Start a flint-lit fire for the barbecue and set the scope to simmer. As dusk falls setting the sky ablaze with start, listen to sound of darkness. Exchange tales of yore of ghosts and man- eating tigers, late into the night by campfire.

Akala Gavi (Cow’s Cave)

Ulavi Caves – Ulavi Caves are a bunch of caves in the Uttara Karnataka District of Karnataka. They offer a continuous circuit of trekking trails that allows you to explore gloriously dark rock caverns in a single day. The Maha mani Cave, Akala Cave, Rudrashki  Mantapa caves of Ulavi are situated in a tiger reserve. Ulavi is located in western ghats surrounded by thick forest.

Kulagi Nature Camp

Kulgi Nature Camp is situated in Kulgi which is hardly 12 km away from Dandeli city. This nature camp is run by Forest Department of Dandeli and is a good spot for holidays with family and friends. The camp comes in the area of Dandeli wildlife sanctuary and is surrounded by dense forest environment. The camp consist of normal tents, dormitory and wooden cottages. The food provided in camp is tasty and which is served in golghar.