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Written by Amirthavarshini on September 30, 2020 Share on

Say W-O-W At The Edge Of Sheer Elegance – Top 7 tourist places in Dandeli

Close your eyes and forget what you were seeing. Now, what do you see and feel? Can you see lush greeneries, wandering animals and feel a refreshing breeze? Yes. You exactly saw what you badly wanted to experience. To bring you closer to your desires, this blog post is full of nature’s wonders that will make you smile wide. Located in the western part of Karnataka, Dandeli will show you an untamed and wilder side of Bengaluru. There are a lot of tourist places in Dandeli that are apt for the wildest weekend sand-castles you’ve built in mind. Get ready to witness pastel-like sunrises, wildlife sanctuaries, temples and much more in the most appealing ways. Here are some of the tourist places in Dandeli that you should never miss.

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foggy tourist places in Dandeli
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Top 7 tourist places in Dandeli

  • Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kali river
  • Kavala caves
  • Syntheri rock
  • Shiroli Peak
  • Anshi National Park
  • Supa dam
farmhouse in the tourist places in Dandeli
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Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary

Are you an animal person or a wildlife photographer? This amazing tourist place in Dandeli houses exactly what you want. With a wide array of flora and fauna in the lap of nature, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the favourite getaways for tourists. On your way, you can spot bears, black panther, barking deer, the Indian pangolin, the Malabar giant squirrel and much more. Take up this call of the wild and treasure the moment forever.
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is located in North Kanada on the SH46 route. It is at a 3 km distance from Dandeli takes 8 minutes to drive via J.N.road and 9 minutes drive via Barchi.

Kali river

Kali River
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You might have been to several water activity spots in the world. But have you ever witnessed a river loaded with fun activities and surrounded by lush greeneries and mesmerising fort? Enjoy activities such as boating, flying fox, kayaking and white water rafting on the lap of nature. Oh did I forget about the natural jacuzzi that Kali river offers? If outdoor camping or overnight camping is your plan for the weekend. Do not wait and head to Kali river. It is truly one of the top tourist places in Dandeli. It is at a distance of 86 km from Dandeli and takes around 2 hours to reach the river. Book your stay on SH46 since it is located in Karwar-Belgaum road.

Kavala caves

Your next stop would be the Kavala caves that will show you the other unexplored side of Earth. It is located below the surface of the earth that will take you into the darkest depths where you can find a temple. Also, to reach the temple you have to climb 1000 steps. These ancient caves have religious importance as it is interlinked with Mahabharata. It is one of the thrilling yet heart-winning tourist places in Dandeli. Located in Lalguli, it is at a distance of 26 km from Dandeli and 7km from Abikanagar. You can jump into the government jeep that drops tourists to the trekking trail.

Syntheri rock

If you are a nature lover or a photographer, you cannot simply miss out this beauty in Dandeli. Trek all the way to reach the Syntheri rock, monolith granite rock which is 300 meters in height. With a pretty little waterfall and rocky trails, the place is truly one of the picturesque tourist places in Dandeli. If you have enough guts, you can attempt rock climbing and try swimming in this slippery platform. Pack your food basket and blankets because you cannot find a better picnic spot than Syntheri rock. Located on the banks of Kalindi river in Gund, it is at a distance of 21 km from Dandeli. A 45-minute drive will take you to this paradise.

Shiroli Peak

If you want to fill your trip with nothing but the sheer beauty of nature, Shirloi Peak is THE spot for you. If you take up a wildlife safari at Anshi Wildlife Sanctuary, you will be taken to this natural beauty. Alternatively, you can make it to this place on your own as well. Bing the highest peak in North Kannada, it offers a breathtaking view of the Sahyadri ranges picturesque landscapes. Surrounded by lush green forests, the place is known for trekking and the scintillating sunset. Recommended is staying back to view an exquisite sunset. This is truly one of the beautiful tourist places in Dandeli where you can trace the paintings of the fog and horizon while trekking with your squad. It is at a distance of 25 Km from Dandeli within the wildlife sanctuary.

Anshi National Park

Anshi National Park is one of the amazing places near Dandeli which is well known for its Tiger reserve. This highly protected evergreen tropical rainforest is spread over 1300 square kilometres. With a distinctive fauna including Indian elephants, black panthers and Bengal Tigers the place is indeed one of the top tourist places in Dandeli. You can also spot some rare plants such as Bintangur, Calophyllum, Malabar tamarind, Garcinia Morella, Knema and much more. Hit the road for 37 km and you will reach Anshi National park in Kodthalli under 45 minutes.

Supa dam

River rafting in the river
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Hit the road and drive away from the bustling city. You will find a picturesque Dam named Supa where nature dances with all its grace. Built across the Kalindi river, it is the second-largest dam in the state. Also, it offers the best dam backwater streak experience for tourists. Boasting a height of 101 meters and length of 332 meters, this concrete gravity dam is one of the major tourist places in Dandeli. Not only the dam but also the road leading to the dam is so scenic that you will fall in love with the place all over again. Do not miss experiencing river rafting and cycling in this beautiful spot. Located in Ganeshgundi, Supa dam is approximately 21.6 km from Dandeli which is a 30 minutes drive via SH28.

Climb the mountains, reach the pinnacle of happiness and shout out loud like the king of the universe. There’s no one to stop you from being you. The tourist places in Dandeli are waiting for your arrival with open arms. Apart from these mesmerising attractions, there are other attractions such as Kulgi Nature Camp, Sykes Point, Ulavi temple and much more. Become one with nature and it will reveal the true colours yourself. There are better places in the world for survival than the same old living room. Take up such eye-opening trips during the weekends because it’s here, you will find the liveliest version of yourself. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and start planning your dream trip to Bengaluru right away! Now you can connect with us via Whatsapp and craft your dream itinerary at ease. Unwrap the world with Pickyourtrail!

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