Agumbe is a mystical place situated in the Shimoga district is 1 hour from Mangalore and Udupi. It is famous for its beautiful and thick rainforest, hidden waterfalls and good old Malgudi Days house
It is a land of breathtaking Sunrise and Sunset. This place is a must-visit if you love nature, beautiful streams, hiking and some jaw-dropping waterfalls which unarguably is the best in South India.
It is the best place for trekking and photography in India. India's first automatic weather station is located in Agumbe as well as the Agumbe rainforest research station by Romulus Whitaker.
How can you miss a place like this, your jaws will drop and the place will continue to wow you every step along the way.
Fear Corona no more, Lets Go Agumbe
- In the wake of Corona spread, we take special precautions, such as give sanitizer to everyone boarding the Bus.
- All our accommodations are properly cleaned using 0.1% Sodium Hypochlorite.
- Multiple times hand wash will be encouraged
- Every traveler will be vetted by Banjara and Gypsy for previous travel history and body temperature
You can't stop living your life but we feel that to defeat Corona above measures are necessary and will abide by them to the fullest
a) Day 0 - Bangalore to Agumbe (7-8 hours) journey, will start on a Friday evening after you are done for the day, AC Mini Bus/Traveler depending on the number of people will start after 9 pm and will have multiple picks up points. Will stop for Snacks and tea around mid-night after which it will be non-stop journey. There will be games and engagement sessions on the bus to know your fellow travelers better.
b) Day 1 - Will reach the homestay at Agumbe, where we will freshen up and have some awesome breakfast ( Don't miss out on Kadabu, Neer Dosa), which is a special dish in Malanad cuisine. We will leave after breakfast to "Bharkana Falls" which involves hiking (3 km, duration - 1.5 hours). As Agumbe is also known as "Cheerapunji of South India", expect light showers during the day. You will be in the cradle of beautiful plants, trees, birds and amazing nature. We will spend total of 2.5 hours, there is an amazing opportunity to take breathtaking videos and photos over there.
After some trek, we will leave for "Kudluthirtha Falls", which is a must-visit for anyone visiting Agumbe. It is a 20 Kms from Bharkana and will reach by 12:30 pm and will spend around 2 hours. Here you will have the chance to get inside the waterfall and play inside water.
After spending some quality time, we will head for lunch at a nearby hotel which is famous for some licious meals. Post Lunch we will relax for a while and head to /sunset Point and will reach by 04:15 pm. We will relax over there Expect the sunset by 5:45 pm to 6 pm.
After Sunset, we will head back to the Homestay, Where we will have snacks, tea/Coffee and Bon-fire. Later we will be served hot piping Malanad cuisine (Veg/Non-Veg). It will be advisable to carry your own Music. Have a good night's sleep.
c) Day 2 - We will be leaving early in the morning at sharp 05:30 am to reach Sunrise Point, we will also be going to visit Jain Temple which is in the vicinity. We will be back at Homestay by 9 am for breakfast. We will leave for Bangalore at 10 am. We will visit the famous "Sharadamba Temple" on the way and will move towards Bangalore. Will reach Bangalore maximum by 10-11 pm.
AC Travel - To & Fro from Bangalore City to Agumbe
Popularly known as the Cherrapunji of the south, Agumbe is one of the small villages along the Malnad region of Karnataka. Agumbe is also known for its rainforest conservation efforts and also the efforts that many organisations make on promoting the cottage industries in and around Agumbe. This is also one of the most scenic trekking spots that constantly has trekkers and tourists visiting. Image Credits: wikimedia.org As one of the tourist spots, Agumbe offers some of the best scenic views of the dense green forest stretches. Agumbe is also easily along ... Read More
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