Places to Visit Near Dandeli

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Places to Visit Near Dandeli

Here is the list of 11 Places to Visit Near Dandeli

1. Sykes Point, Dandeli

Named after a British Engineer, Sykes Point is a famous viewpoint in the city. Tourists mostly visit the point to witness the beautiful top view of the Dandeli Valley covered with dense forests, observe several exotic species in their natural habitats and watch the confluence of River Kali and River Nagzari.

Distance from Dandeli: 24 km

2. Sathodi Falls, Dandeli

Several unnamed streams near Kallaramane ghat unite together to form the Sathodi Falls. This beautiful waterfall lies in the Uttara Kannada district of Yellapur, in Karnataka. A few years back the non-locals were completely unaware of its existence until it started attracting tourists. The Sathodi waterfall is 15 metres tall and appears to be rectangular. The magnificent Sathodi falls, that soars from the blending of various streams- is an absolute delight to watch.

Distance from Dandeli: 82 km

3. Kavala Caves, Dandeli

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These limestone caves with their winding tunnels and 375 entrance steps were formed by volcanic activities. They are home to snakes and bats. The huge stalagmite here is a major attraction for Shiva devotees.
 

Distance from Dandeli: 24 km

4. Shiroli Peak, Dandeli

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Located within the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, this is the highest point in the Uttara Kannada region. It provides a splendid view of the Sahyadri Range, and is a good spot for trekkers and nature lovers.

Distance from Dandeli: 68 km

5. Syntheri Rock, Dandeli

Located near River Kali in the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Syntheri Rock is a gigantic limestone rock formed ages ago due to volcanic activities in the region. One has to climb about 400 steps to reach the top of this monolithic structure which is also a perfect spot to get a panoramic view of the Dandeli Valley.

Distance from Dandeli: 32 km

6. Anshi National Park, Dandeli

Anshi National Park is a part of the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary and covers about 500 square kilometres of the natural reserve. It is a famous Tiger Reserve and is now called the Kali Tiger Reserve. With a high biodiversity that is most specific to the Western Ghats of India, the attraction is a favourite amongst nature and animal lovers.

Distance from Dandeli: 55 km

7. Magod Falls, Dandeli

A group of magnificent waterfalls, the Magod Falls are formed over River Bedti. They cascade down through the scenic valley from a height of about 200 metres. The attraction is considered paradise for adventure seekers and nature lovers.

Distance from Dandeli: 82 km

8. Mini Tibet, Dandeli

Mini Tibet is also known as the Doeguling Tibetan Settlement. It is one of the few places which is often compared to the Mcleodganj Hill Station and is famous for the well preserved vibrant Tibetan Culture. It is the only attraction in the city where one can find traditional Tibetan monuments.

9. Kavadi Kere, Dandeli

Kavadi Kere is a beautiful lake famous for its mesmerising natural surroundings. It is often also associated with the legend of Mahabharata and is believed to be the lake that was built by Bheem after he was blessed by Goddess Durga.

Distance from Dandeli: 60 km

10. Ulavi Temple, Dandeli

Ulavi Temple is dedicated to Channabasavanna, who was a Lingayat Saint in 12th century India. The temple is, therefore, considered to be highly sacred for the Lingayat community. Situated in the Western Ghats of India, amidst lush green natural surroundings, the temple offers a tranquil escape from the stressful city life and attracts tourists in large numbers.

Distance from Dandeli: 47 km

11. Kodasalli Backwaters, Dandeli

Kodasalli Backwaters is a mesmerising pool of water accumulated behind the Kodasalli Dam in the state of Karnataka. The dam with the same name is constructed over the Kali river in the Yellapur Taluk; the waters are used to generate electric power and this site is classified as hydroelectric power station. The pool is also fed by waters gushing down from the Sathodi Waterfalls above it. On your way downhill from the Sathodi Waterfalls, a mild downward trek off route can take you to the serene and tranquil backwaters.

Distance from Dandeli: 81 km

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