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Introduction

Karwar is a port town situated 100 Km from Goa and 260 Km north of Mangalore. Tucked between the sea on one side and the Western Ghats on the other, Karwar is an unexplored destination. The tranquil ambience of the place had inspired the famed poet, Rabindranath Tagore to pen his first play here. Situated on the banks ofKali River, Karwar was an important trade centre and a former settlement of the British and the Portuguese. Besides boasting a number of beaches, Karwar is known for its historic towns and sacred temples. It is also the gateway to many other nature excursions in the region.


How to get there

  1. Air :-  The nearest airport is at Dabolim (Goa), 90 km away.
  2. Rail:- The closest railway station is located at Shirwad (6 km), on the Konkan Railway route
  3. Road:- Karwar is well-connected by a network of roads to South Goa border (10 km), Panaji (105 km), Mumbai (650 km) and Bangalore.

Places to Visit

Explore the land of Karwar, visiting the places around it, while on a Tour to Karwar –

  • Rabindranath Tagore beach: Situated about 3 km away from Karwar is Devbagh, a hub for diving and snorkeling. This beach, the most attractive one in Karwar, is said to have motivated Rabindranath Tagore to write his first play.
  • Jog Falls: One of the highest waterfalls in India, Jog Falls situated about 50 km from Karwar. Jog Falls is formed by the Sharavathi River, gushing down from a height of 253 meters.
  • Yana: A popular destination for rock climbing, Yana or Bhairavakshetra is an important pilgrim centre located in a beautiful valley, 60 km from Karwar. Yana can be reached by trekking a distance of about 10 km by foot amidst dense forest.

Shopping

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