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Agumbe is located at a distance of 380 km from Bangalore in Shimoga district of Karnataka state. It is situated at an elevation of 826 meters.
Agumbe is one of the most scenic places on the Western Ghats in Karnataka. It is lying in the Thirthahalli taluk and the Malnad region and surrounded by dense lush green forests, small streams and ghats.
Agumbe is famous for spectacular sunset and many visitors come here to watch it. The sunset here gets reflected from the Arabian Sea onto the horizon. The best season for viewing sunset of Agumbe is from November to January.
Agumbe is also known Cherrapunji of South India because this place receives highest rainfall in Karnataka state.
Agumbe is also popular for exciting trekking routes. There are three waterfalls near to Agumbe the "Onake Abbi falls", "Barkana falls" and the "Jogigundi falls".
Did you know?
Agumbe also served to the screening of most of the episodes of one of the most popular TV serial Malgudi Days directed by Late Shankar Nag based on the novel of R K Narayan.
Accommodations are available at the inspection bungalow and the guest house near the bus stand on a first come first serve basis. You can also stay in Sringeri, the nearest pilgrim centre.
Distance from Agumbe:
Bangalore: 380 km
Shimoga: 90 km
Udupi: 55 km
Manipal: 55 km
Mangalore: 100 km
Sringeri: 25 km
Horanadu: 55 km
Kollur: 85 km
Thirthahalli: 35 km
How to get there:
Nearest Airport: Mangalore
Nearest Railhead: Shimoga, Udupi
Road: Agumbe is well connected by Road.
Reaching Agumbe from Bangalore:
Bangalore - Tumkur - Shimoga - Thirthahalli - Agumbe.
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