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Uttara Kannada

, Karnataka

(Uttara Kannada is also known as North Canara / North Kanara)
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State: Karnataka
District: Uttara Kannada
Famous for/as: Waterfall, Temples
Languages: Kannada
Best Season: Throughout the year
Weather: Summer 23-37°C, Winter 20-30°C
Pincode: 581xxx
STD code: 0838x
The region of Uttara Kannada encompasses the sub districts of Yellapur, Kumta, Siddapur, Mundgod, Sirsi, Ankola, Haliyal, Bhatkal, Karwar and Joida. The region of Uttara Kannada is primarily famous for the Western Ghats, which run through the entire district from North to South. Tourists flock to the district of Uttara Kannada mainly because of its scenic beauty and picture perfect locales. The region is a godsend for all adventure buffs, as it is one of India’s prime trekking destinations.

Waterfalls are a major attraction in Uttara Kannada. The famous Jog Falls and Unchalli Falls are part of this region. Tourists can also visit the Magod Falls, where the river Bedti falls from a height of one hundred and eighty meters (180 m). Another waterfall, called the Shivganga Falls, is famous in the region and has a seventy four meter drop (74 m).

The major towns that you can visit in the region of Uttara Kannada are Sirsi, Kumta, Karwar, Bhatkal, Gokarna and Siddapur. Culturally rich and historically sound, the region of Uttara Kannada is one of the major tourist hotspots in the country. With its many beaches, natural reserves and secluded villages, the Uttara Kannada district is every tourist’s dream comes true. The region is also famous for its temples, mainly the ones dedicated to Mahabaleshvara, Mahalasa Narayani, Aryadurga and Vardhamanaswamy.
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Destinations in this region: Yana, Sirsi, Sonda

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