Agumbe is the best hill station in Karnataka is well- known for its Rainforest and verdant hills. It is also called the Cherrapunji of South India. It is famous for the lovely sunset over the Arabian Sea that can be seen from the place. Known for its beautiful and peaceful landscape, it gains the topmost rainfall in southern India.
In Agumbe there is secured territory for the preservation of medicinal plants. Travelers from divergent places come here to feel peacefulness climate and enjoy the scenic nature. The place additionally has many lovely waterfalls. Furthermore, this place offers the best trekking alternatives for nature lovers, also experience rare Wildlife that wanders through the foliage. It’s home of the longest venomous snake, the King Cobra.
Attractions: Jogigundi Falls, Koodlu Theertha Falls,Barkana Falls, Onake Abbi Falls, Kunchikal Falls, Jomlu Theertha Falls, Narasimha Parvatha trek, Sunset Point, Reserve Forest, Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary, Agumbe Ghat
Best Time to visit: September and January
Peak Season: November to January
How to Reach
- By Air: The Nearest airport is Mangalore which is 96 km away from Agumbe.
- By Rail: The nearest railway station is Udupi which 53 km, which is well connected to all the cities of India.
- By Road: From Bangalore, so many KSRTC buses are available on a regular basis. Also, tourists can hire a cab or taxi from Udupi which is only 53 km away from Agumbe.