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Last Updated: 07 May 2021
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Entry is open from all domestic states for all kinds of travel.A valid negative RT-PCR report is needed to enter the state borders.

  • Face masks to be worn when in public
  • No e-passes, test certificates or accommodation proof are required by travellers before entering Dandeli.
  • There is no requirement of a COVID-19 test or thermal screening upon entry in Dandeli.
  • There is no lockdown, except in containment zones.
  • Dandeli has done away with all forms of night curfew and weekend lockdowns
  • Supermarkets, malls, parks and other attractions, others can cinema halls, pools, theatres and open-air theatres have opened up.
  • Social distancing norms are to be followed when out in public or using public transports.
  • Restaurants, pubs and clubs are to function with 50% of seating capacity.
  • Inter-state and Intra-state travelers shall NOT have to undergo any form or institutional or home quarantine upon arrival in Dandeli.
  • Asymptomatic travelers are advised to self-monitor their health status for the next 14 days after arrival. In case of symptom appearance, they are to call the Apthamitra helpline number 14410.
  • Symptomatic inter-state passengers must immediately self-isolate and seek medical attention by calling on the Apthamitra helpline number 14410.
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the nearest airport to Dandeli is the Belgaum airport. Flights are functional to this airport from Bangalore, Tirupati, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Indore and 2+ more destinations.

Local Transport

Buses, taxis and auto-rickshaws are plying in the city.

The state government of Karnataka has taken several steps to curb the spread of Covid-19 while tourists to visit Dandeli. Thrillophilia recommends you follow all guidelines and safety measures issued by the government and practice personal hygiene to keep yourself safe.

Quarantine made mandatory for for incoming tourists Updated: 07 May 2021

All incoming tourists need to quarantine for at least 14 days at their homes after entering Karnataka

RT-PCR test made mandatory for tourists Updated: 07 May 2021

A valid negative RT-PCR report is needed to enter the state borders.

No permissions or e-pass requirements for inter-state and intra-state travel to Dandeli Updated: 07 May 2021

According to the new guidelines released by the state of Karnataka, inter-state and intra-state travelers do not need to get an e-pass to enter Dandeli. Hand stamping for inter-state travelers has also been done away with.

Hotels, Homestays and Resorts in Dandeli Ready to Welcome Tourists Updated: 07 May 2021

Karnataka State Government has issued new guidelines for the opening of resorts and hotels for tourists. Functioning as 50% capacity, hotels and resorts must follow all the norms of social distancing as well as all the SOPs laid out by the state government.

Mentioned as the adventure capital of South India, Dandeli is synonymous to peace and adventure. Located in the rocky trails of the Western Ghats, Dandeli is a splendid city of Karnataka. This place is situated at an altitude of 1551 ft above sea-level. 

Dandeli is made up of trails and green environment. The beauty of this place resides significantly in the adventurous hikes and beauty of Western Ghats. The untouched green landscapes house a staggering range of flora and fauna. Apart from the adventurous activities, there are several historical places including Ulavi temple, ancient caves of Kavla, and much more.

An integral part of the Western Ghats, Dandeli is home to colossal mountains, nature reserves, and fascinating wildlife. This place is an incredible destination for every kind of travellers. You can head on to the Kali river for a range of watersports, then, stop by Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, or hike on to the Syntheri rocks and engulf the maddening peace and beauty of the Western Ghats; Dandeli is a complete package of fun, peace, and adventures. 

There are plenty of activities to do in Dandeli. If your interests are inclined towards adventurous hiking trips, then you should explore the Syntheri Rocks in the city. Or, feel the adrenaline rush at Kali River while participating in Whitewater rafting, Boat rides, and Kayaking. End your day by relishing the therapeutic Natural Jacuzzi and soaking in nature’s beauty while staying in tents. Moreover, you can also embark on a wildlife safari to spot exotic wildlife at Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. 

Dandeli’s climate is subtropical, with a major influence of the Western Ghats on it. Temperatures can stay between 20 and 42 degrees Celsius. The closeness to the Arabian Sea affects the weather of this place. The post-monsoon season, October to January is the best time to travel to Dandeli. Temperature from September to November is also pleasant as it starts to cool down.

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"Just onclick all the things are done... Right from booking to say goodbye.. . all people are supportive, owner, coworker ..... Events were very cool. Zipline, Burma bridge, Rain pool dance, DJ, boating, campfire, tent stay... Jungle trek was too good.... Food was awesome. Thanks, Thrillophilia for such cool gesture and keeping such homestay in your site. ... will suggest all people to stay.... will visit next year to ... an unforgettable and most memorable trip.
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A very good experience.Camping, bonfire, food, activities was awesome.Just that the common washrooms could be kept cleaner.Otherwise, the staff was very friendly and helpful.The manager Veeresh was very friendly.Overall a very good experience.
14 April 2015
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It was a great experience. Accommodation and meals were good. Activities offered here are very adventurous. Great place and would recommend everyone.
28 December 2015
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an amazing experinece. went with friends and we had alot of fun. will recommend you that you take thin clothes because you will get wet so that these clothese will dry soon...
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I always wanted to go for rafting and this trip made it possible. it was an amazing rafting experinece between the violent river streams. totally unforgettabl experinece.
We enjoyed staying at the homestay. We loved the hospitality. The rooms are well maintained, proper precautions were taken for covid, loved the food served at stay. Had fun trying archery, cycling & other outdoor activities. staff at the stay was helpful, Thanks Thrillophilia for the amazing stay experience at the best price.
The location of the homestay is awesome, very peaceful and amidst lush greenery, The rooms are clean, spacious. Another awesome thing about this place is the food here very yummy home-cooked food. The view outside is amazing. Trekking & cycling activities included in the stay package made the whole experience worttwhile.
Amazing Location, Great views, Excellent hospitality, delicious food, and great ambiance. The rooms at stay were clean & comfortable, the food served at the stay was delicious, the guided plantation walk and birdwatching activities were so much fun, bonfire at night was great, Thanks Thrillophilia for such an amazing deal!!
Thanks to Thrillophilia for giving us the best price. The homestay is very beautiful and the staff is very friendly. It was one of the best stay experience you can have. The food was very delicious. Activities included in the stay package like boating, trekking, cycling made it more fun!!
I and my family stayed here, had a pleasant and comfortable stay. The room was very clean including the rest room. The location is amidst nature, view from the room was scenic. Out of all, their service is the best and almost all them were very friendly and ready to support where ever possible

How to Reach

  • How to reach Dandeli by air: There is no airport in this city, but the closest is Hubbali Airport that is in Hubbali. It is 80 kilometres to Dandeli and you will have to fly to this airport from Mumbai or Bangalore. It will take around 1 hour and 47 minutes to reach if you are driving, but you can also take a taxi or even a local train to get to Dandeli from the nearest airport.
  • How to reach Dandeli by Rail: There aren’t any close train stations, but you would need to travel to Alnavar Junction, which is 23 kilometres away or Londa Junction that is 24 kilometres away from Dandeli. From here you can get a taxi or a local bus that can take you to Dandeli and will take you around 55 minutes to reach.
  • How to reach Dandeli by Car/Bike:
  • From Goa:
  • Distance: 99 kilometres
  • Travelling Time: 2 hours 29 minutes
  • Route Map: Goa – Mollem – Londa - Dandeli
  • From Pune:
  • Distance: 426 kilometres
  • Travelling Time: 7 hours 5 minutes
  • Route Map: Pune – Khandala – Kashil – Karad - Dandeli
  • From Bangalore:
  • Distance: 463 kilometres
  • Travelling Time: 7 hours 42 minutes
  • Route Map: Bangalore – Tumakuru – Chitradurga – Haveri - Dandeli
  • How to reach Dandeli By Bus:
  • From Goa:
  • There aren’t any direct buses that start in Goa and travel directly to Dandeli.
  • From Pune:
  • There are no direct buses that go directly between the cities of Pune and Dandeli.
  • From Bangalore:
  • Total Distance: 461 kilometres
  • Travelling Time: 9 hours 35 minutes
  • Ticket Price Volvo: Not easily available
  • Ticket Price Non AC: Rs.500
  • Starting Bus Stand: Vijaya Bank Colony
  • Ending Bus Stop: Dandeli Bus Stand
  • Route Map: Bangalore – Tumakuru – Chitradurga – Haveri - Dandeli

Best Time To Visit

  • Dandeli is enjoyable for everyone, which means there is something that everyone would enjoy here. It is full of wildlife and adventures, so know what you can enjoy here. For every location, there is a good and a better time to visit and Dandeli is no different. Dandeli is perfect to enjoy during the winter as well as the summer since the temperatures are lower. Monsoons are not the best time to visit due to the intense amount of rain that the area normally receives.
  • Summer (April to June) – This is the hottest part of the year and most people avoid coming during this time. However, if you are looking for great prices, then this is the ideal time to come and visit. You can enjoy temperatures around 33 degrees, which is perfect for river rafting and hiking to Shiroli peak where you can go mountain biking or rock climbing. This is also an ideal time to spot some of the bird species that live in this area.
  • Monsoon (July to September) – This is the time when most people avoid coming to the area since it receives a high amount of rain and can put a damper on going out. However, if you manage to get a few days without rain this is the ideal time to commune with nature at the nature park, caves and some trekking in the nearby peaks.
  • Winter (October to March) – This is the best time to visit the area since the weather is perfect and it normally hovers around 20 degrees. You can go enjoy the local markets for shopping or even go to the Kulgi Nature Camp to try to scope out the wildlife. You can also visit the Kavala Caves during this season. Some other good locations to visit include Syntheri rocks, Ulvi Temple, Supa Dam and the Anshi Tiger Reserve, which is also called Anshi National Park.

People Also Ask About Dandeli

  1. Which are the best adventure activities to do in Dandeli?

    1. White water rafting: River rafting in Kali River is a must try in Dandeli. The rafting will start from Ganeshgudi and will end up in Maulangi. You can go rafting from 9 in the morning and continue for 3 hours at a stretch. The charges for rafting vary at times, though it is round Rs. 1500 for a person. 

    2. Kayaking: 
    Another adventure-filled water sport is kayaking in the white waters of river Kali. You will be given a canoe and you are good to go. Don’t miss the chance to visit small islands while kayaking. Isn’t that thrilling? 

    3. Trekking: 
    You will fall in love with the forests of Dandeli if you are a trekker. The Dandel Forest offer a fantastic and trilling trekking experience. You will witness amazing flora and fauna throughout the walk. Charge for trekking is Rs.250 per person. 

    4. Jaccuzi
     Bath: Never heard of it? This is a natural and therapeutic bath you must enjoy in River Kali. Relax your mind in the pure waters of the river and enjoy your tour to the fullest.

    5. Riding a Coracle: 
    Another adventure in Dandeli is riding a coracle. Coracle is a saucer-shaped ride used for river navigation. Get in to one with your family and enjoy the ride, watching the thick wild vegetation on the banks of the river. You will notice various birds and animals too.

    6. Zip line: 
    If you are addicted with speed, you must try your hands on zip line. You will be hung to a rope tied to two mountain peaks apart in an inclined position and you will glide down towards the lower one. 

    7. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary: 
    Located in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka, this national park was made a part of the AnshiDandeli Tiger Reserve. You can’t miss Open jeep safari in this national park. This place is famous for bird-watching. You will encounter a variety of hornbills. Don’t forget your binoculars. Another animal you can’t afford to miss seeing is crocodile.

    8. Zorbing Ball: 
    Not many places in India offer you this amazing adventure watersport of zorbing. Luckily, river kali does. You will be put inside a light weight, huge transparent ball and you have to walk inside the ball on water. This sport requires good physical fitness. 

    9. Kulgi
     Camp: Situated inside the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, the Kulgi Nature Camp is amidst pristine lush greens. There are 12 tents named after birds as this place is ideal for bird watching. 

    10. Kavala Caves: 
    Situated inside thick forest, these limestone caves are amazing to see. You will get to see a “Shivling” inside the cave. Locals worship this during the shivratri.  You can reach the caves after a flight of around 380 stairs. You need to crawl down to enter these caves. 

    11. Shiroli Mountain Peak: 
    This beautiful peak is located inside the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. It is one of the highest peaks in Karnataka. The views from the peak are breath-taking which includes the lofty Sahyadri Range. If you love trekking, this place is your paradise. This peak is also known as the sunset view point. You need to seek permission from the concerned authorities before trekking. 
  2. Which are the best places to visit on Dandeli tour?

    Dandeli being situated in the lap of nature, you would come across a lot of serene places to visit. We have created a list for you of the best tourist spots in Dandeli:

    1. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary (A wonderful getaway to enjoy some time in the company of lush green forests and wild animals)
    2. River Kali (The river has its origins in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka and offers a memorable escape for the adventure lovers)
    3. Kaval Caves (Believed to be as old as prehistoric times and made of volcanic origins, these caves can be found in the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary)
    4. Syntheri Rocks (These boast of spectacular natural beauty that is made up of volcanic rocks with the River Kaneri passing by its side)
    5. Shiroli Peak (It is a great place to capture one of the most amazing views of the sunset of your life)
    6. Anshi National Park (it is the only place in whole of Asia where you can spot the black panther)
  3. What is the best time to visit Dandeli?

    The best time to visit Dandeli is during the winter season. When the weather is pleasant and windy, from October to February is when you can enjoy your visit to the fullest. Since there is less to no rainfall during winter, river rafting and all other water sports seem more fun as well.
  4. What is Dandeli famous for?

    Dandeli is widely famous for its tourist attractions such as Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Kavala Caves, Shiroli Peak, River Kali, and Shivaji Fort. It is also popular for its adventure offerings starting from nature tours to trekking expeditions. 

  5. What is the best time for trekking in Dandeli?

    The best time for Dandeli trekking is during the winter and monsoon months between October to February. During this time, the humidity in this area is extremely less. Weather is cool and pleasant, and the climate is absolutely ideal for partaking in rigorous outdoor activities such as trekking.
  6. Where is Dandeli located? How far is Dandeli from Bangalore?

    Dandeli is a natural habitat for wildlife, including tigers, leopards, black panthers, elephants, gaur, deer, antelopes, and bears. It is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka and was designated as a tiger reserve in 2007. Bangalore to Dandeli distance is 460 kms. One can reach Dandeli from by the following mentioned transport options:

    1. 
    By Road: If you prefer taking the road to reach Dandeli from Bangalore, you can either take your car or take a bus for the same. A lot of buses operate on this route at various price ranges making it very convenient for travelers.

    2. By Train:
    Dandeli does not have a train station, and the nearest railway stations are Alnavar(32 km), Londa (48 km) and Dharwad (57km) away from Dandeli. From there you can catch a cab to the prime adventure spots.

    3. By Flight
    : Dandeli does not have an airport, the closest airport being Hubli which is 75 kms away. You can catch a cab or a local bus from there to reach Dandeli.

  7. How far is Dandeli from Bangalore?

    The distance between Dandeli and Bangalore is 464 kms which takes approximately 8 hours to journey there.
  8. How many days are enough for Dandeli?

    A holiday itinerary of approximately 3 nights and 4 days to visit all the popular attractions and spend a good time with your loved ones.
  9. Is Dandeli River rafting safe?


    Yes, river rafting in Dandeli is quite safe. The activity is undertaken under the guidance of skilled and professional rafters. These people supervise the activity by taking care of the participants and helping you manoeuvre through the rapids and meanders of the river.

  10. What can I buy in Dandeli?

    The most famous things to shop for in Dandeli are the bamboo craft items. These handicraft items showcase the vibrant culture and heritage of the place. The popular things to shop for in Dandeli include bamboo items like bags, hand woven baskets, flutes, body gears etc which serve as brilliant souvenirs.
  11. How far is Dandeli from Goa? Can we visit Goa after visiting Dandeli?

    The distance between Goa to Dandeli is approximately 115 km by road. Dandeli is situated in Uttar Kannada district in the Western Ghats region. The fastest and convenient way to reach Dandeli from Goa is to hail a taxi.
    You can easily visit Goa after exploring Dandeli. After exploring the niceties of Dandeli, visitors usually extend their trip to Goa. Also, the availability of transportation is more convenient and easier at Goa.

  12. Which are the best tent stays in Dandeli?

    Some of the tents stays that allow you  to connect with nature while including amazing offers are:

    1. Adventure Jungle Stay: Adventure Jungle stays is one of the top favourites among the visitors for its superior accommodations. They offer a three-time meal a day and some of the fun adventure activities like Jungle Trekking, Ziplining, target shooting, Burma bridge, and bird spotting etc.

    2. Rangers Camp: A great place to spend some tranquil time with family and loved ones, while staying in cottages, enjoying peace surrounded by lush greenery.

    3. Wild Woods jungle-stay: Another great place for a family stay, with great homemade food. This homestay has a coconut farm surrounding the area, giving the environment a quiet and peaceful impression.

    4. Dandeli Samba Jungle Stay: This is more of a resort than a jungle stay. It allows the guests to have complete privacy, and enjoy fun adventure activities like Jungle safari, rafting, river rafting, and trekking, etc.

  13. What to carry while trekking in Dandeli?

    -While participating in any length of trekking activity, it is always advisable to carry a bottle of water along.
    -For longer treks, you can also opt to carry some light lunch, or munchable items such as dry fruits or nuts.
    -Trekking or Hiking Boots are absolutely essential while trekking in Dandeli, for the terrain might be rough and prove to be unscalable in regular shoes.
    -A lot of Dandeli trekking trails also take you through dense forest terrains. For this reason, it is advisable that you carry along a pair of binoculars, insect repellants and anti-inflammatory ointments.
    -Carrying a flashlight with you would also be recommendable.
    -If you are trekking in Dandeli during monsoon, you must carry an umbrella or rainwear along.

  14. Which are the best farmstays in Dandeli?

    The farm stays for your days in Dandeli stays offer the privilege of witnessing the forests from a close range, waking up to the early morning chirps of the birds, and enjoy the eco-friendly stay.

    1. Dandeli Jungle Farmstay: Situated amidst the evergreen forests of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, this farmstay is the centre of all kinds of adventure activities, sightseeing, and trekking. You could wake up in the early morning for bird watching or relax at the spa.

    2. River Valley Farmstay: Perfect for both business and leisure travellers, River Valley Farmstay allows its guests to enjoy nature in Dandeli from close proximity.

    3. Backwater Heritage: The traditional cottages, with the jungle streams flowing down nearby, makes the perfect scenery for a nice family weekend getaway. The private rooms with a porch make the stay in this farmstay fun and peaceful.

  15. What are the best places to stay in Dandeli?

    Some of the private homestays and resorts offer comfortable accommodations to its visitors in Dandeli are:

    1. Riverside Homestay: For a comfortable stay while you are in Dandeli, choosing the Riverside Homestay resort would be a good idea. They provide luxury and super luxury cottages, with an in-house restaurant, so this could be also an ideal choice for honeymooners and luxury vacationers.

    2. Bison River Resort: Located amidst the lush greenery of Dandeli forests, the Bison River resort is one of the most popular Dandeli stays among the visitors. With private balconies for most rooms to enjoy the view, the resort authority also has arrangements for jungle safari, kayaking, bird watching, river crossing, and other adventure activities.

    3. Old Magazine House: One of the popular places to stay in Dandeli is the Old Magazine House. Revel in the sound of birds whistling and get glimpses of the Malabar Grey Hornbill, the Malabar pied hornbill, orioles, babblers while staying here. You can also take part in some adventure activities like trekking, river rafting, and kayaking.

  16. What is the famous food of Dandeli?

    Some of the famous foods of Dandeli are Dosa, Bisi Bele Bath, Jolada Rotti, Akki Roti, Idli, Vada, Sambhar, Kesari Bath, Vangi Bath, Ragi Mudde, Uppittu. It is at all times advisable to try out the local recipes here to take home some wonderful memories. 
  17. Which are the popular cottages for a stay in Dandeli?

    The cottages that you could choose for your Dandeli stays come with an offer of impeccable hospitality, free Wi-Fi, AC rooms, swimming pools, and delicious meals and privacy.

    1. Hornbill River Resort: The cottages at Hornbill River resort offers you a comfortable stay with all modern amenities. The wonderfully built modern cottages in the midst of a forest make it easier for the guests to take a nature walk, whenever they desire.

    2. Whistling Woodzs: Enjoy some vacationing time in a cottage of Whistling Woods with a view of the river, treehouse or a camping tent. Whatever accommodation you might be looking for this resort offers it all. It also has spa services and a restaurant that have food made by some of the best cooks

    3. Shikra Jungle Resort: The Shikra Jungle Resort is enveloped in the thick jungle from all sides. The guests can enjoy jungle trekking, bird watching, mountain biking, and sightseeing.

  18. Which are the best homestays in Dandeli?

    Homestays in Dandeli are a completely different experience and for many, it’s the best way to get a feel for a place. Dandeli has several options, each promising comfort and a home away from home.
    1. Dandeli Chalet Homestay
    2. Sarovar Homestay
    3. Wild Flower Homestay
    4. Dandeli Nature Camp
    5. Sarovar Homestay
  19. Is it safe to travel to Dandeli?

    Dandeli is safe for visitors. The guides and instructors are friendly and helpful. Also, the people of Dandeli are welcoming in nature. They would warmly greet you and let you explore their locality. Although, in the night, certain areas can be deserted and should be completely avoided.

  20. Where can we stay in treehouse in Dandeli?

    Adventurous travelers can add something more to their holiday with a stay in a tree house in Dandeli. You get a different perspective of your surroundings (literally!) and can appreciate the Dandeli landscape better. Two resorts that offer a great tree house experience are Dandeli Jungle Camp and  Hornbill River Resort.

  21. I am woman visiting Dandeli alone? Will I be safe?

    Yes, you will be absolutely safe in Dandeli. The guides and instructors are friendly and very helpful and all the activities including water sports are comfortable for women to indulge in. 
  22. What is the best time to visit Dandeli?

    The best time to visit Dandeli is during the winter season. When the weather is pleasant and windy, from October to February is when you can enjoy your visit to the fullest. Since there is less to no rainfall during winter, river rafting and all other water sports seem more fun as well.

  23. Is Dandeli safe?

    Dandeli is one of the safest cities to visit. However, if you are out exploring the jungles of Dandeli make sure to not disturb the wildlife and try to blend in by wearing dull colours. Flashlights are prohibited in the jungles as it could startle the wild animals and provoke them to attack you. You also should not try to feed wild animals as it can agitate them.
  24. Is Dandeli a good weekend getaway option from Bangalore?

    Situated 461.4 km away from Bangalore, Dandeli is the most preferred destination for weekend getaways. Explore Kavala caves and Shiroli peak, or look out for rare flora and fauna at Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. Dandeli is a full package of wildlife, watersports, hiking, and much more. This place ensures a peaceful break from the daily hassles of Bangalore.

  25. Is Dandeli worth visiting?

    Yes, Dandeli is a place that you should visit at least once in your lifetime. Not only its wildlife, but Dandeli is also famous for its various adventure sports, campsites and other tourist places near Dandeli.
  26. What is the ideal duration for a holiday in Dandeli?

    The ideal duration for a weekend in Dandeli is 3-4 days.

  27. Which are the best jungle resorts in Dandeli?

    The Western Ghats are a haven for wildlife and being so close to nature is a feeling like no other. If you want to get up close to the action, a jungle resort is the best place to stay in. Here are a few top choices –

    1. Dandeli Kingfisher Jungle Stay
    2. Dandeli Shikra Jungle Resort
    3. Panther Stay Dandeli
    4. Old Magazine House
    5. Kali Adventure Camp
  28. Can we do river rafting in Dandeli? How much it will cost us? Is it safe to do?

    Yes, you can do rafting in Dandeli. River Kali that flows through Dandeli is the hubspot for riiver rafting. It is a safe activity as every raft has a skilled instructor to ensure the safety of passengers. You may explore river rafting in Dandeli to know about the prices and best packages available..

  29. How far is Dudhsagar waterfalls from Dandeli? Can we visit Dudhsagar falls and come back to Dandeli the same day?

    Dudhsagar Falls which is on the Goa-Karnataka border. You can take a train to Dudhsagar from Dandeli or even go by road which is about 15-20 kms away and half an hour train ride. One can go back to Dandeli the same day by taking the evening train.

  30. Which are some famous resorts to stay in Dandeli?

    Some of the best resorts in Dandeli are:

    1. Hornbill River Resort
    2. Panther Stay
    3. Old Magazine House
    4. Camp at the Jungle
    5. Jungle Lodges Kali Wilderness camp
    6. Dandeli Nature Nest Resort
    7. Bison River Resort
    8. Century Resort Dandeli
    9. Shikra Jungle Stay
    10. Whistling Woods
  31. Is smoking and drinking legal in Dandeli?

    Yes, consumption of intoxicants is allowed in Dandeli. But strongly not allowed during adventure activities.

  32. Can we go for wildlife safari in Dandeli? What are the name of national parks?

    There are only two national parks where you can go for a wildlife safari in Dandeli.

    1. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
    2. Anshi National Park

  33. What is the best time for tiger sighting in Anshi National Park?

    The best time to visit Anshi National Park for tiger sighting is in summers, i.e., from April to June. Due to hot and dry weather of the surroundings, other animals and tigers can be easily spotted near water bodies. During day-time, tigers can be found under shady place to escape the baking rays of sun.

  34. Which places are famous for bird watching in Dandeli?

    Anshi National park and the Dandeli Wildlife sanctuary are the best places for birdwatching in Dandeli.

  35. Why is Dandeli known as an adventure capital of the South?

    Famed as the ‘Adventure Hub’ of South India, Dandeli is synonymous to enthralling expeditions. From exploring the Dandeli wildlife sanctuary to hiking around the trails, from thrilling watersports to savouring the historic Kavala caves, Dandeli has a lot to offer. Situated in the Western Ghats region of Karnataka, this place is home to a staggering range of flora and fauna too. With a full package of adventures and tranquil getaways, Dandeli is suitable for the tag of the adventure capital of the South.

  36. What all should I carry while visiting Dandeli for a vacation?

    - Don’t forget to carry water and a hat as it can get sunny.
    - Keep mosquito repellent and sunscreen lotions with you to protect your skin.
    - For walking across the hikes around Dandeli, have some comfy sneakers, or sturdy boots at the ready.
    - Going to water sports? Don’t forget to pack your beachwear and swimsuits.
    - Tourists are usually prone to sunburn and sunstrokes. To avoid these risks, apply high SPF sunscreen.
    - Bring the first-aid kit while vacationing at Dandeli to treat basic injuries on your own.
    - For maintaining the basic hygiene, keep hand sanitizers and necessary toiletries.