DANDELI nestled in the captivating western Ghats spanning over 200 sq km, is a scenic town. Dandeli hosts diversity of flora and fauna, situated in Uttar Kannada District in Karnataka has become the most sought tourist destination. Dandeli and its surroundings are gifted with natural wonders, It is enriched with streams, rivers, waterfalls, reservoirs, lakes valleys and beautiful landscapes.
Dandeli with its eco-sensitive atmosphere and picturesque locations have constrained the nature loving tourists to choose Dandeli and spend a couple of days in the blissful environs of the wild forests in the swelling and the growing demand of the tourists more a number of home stay of home stays and resorts have come up with all types of facilities and amminches to cater and accommodates the tourists. The viable and the sustainable packages are tailor made to suit all types of tourists from urban middle class to higher lavish disposable incomes.
Dandeli with the ever growing ecotourism demand has been properly planned with the Govt. Karnataka releasing a wonder of tourist friendly schemes promoting the overall development and healthy breeding of the wild animals which is a jewel in the crown of this deciduous region. Dandeli cater the craze of the tourism around 40 to 50 home stay and Resorts have come up to suit the budgets of the tourists. There are resorts of the high end income people to suitable and quite reasonable packages for the low and middle income tourists.
Dandeli with its touch of exotica and naheral ambience boasts of keeping the tourist’s totally satisfied and rewarded with exciting forest activities and the water related sports activities. The Jungle safari, Jungle trekking ,Cycle riding, Rappelling, Bird watching, While Water Rafting, etc all some of the never forgetting experiences.
DANDELI apart from the above activities offer variety of dishes yet at a very reasonable price. The much cuisine from the Magical dishes to the desert cuisine the pleasant aroma of the mouth watering hot dishes and the perfect ambience in an conspicuous experience.
You Can Visit Dandeli Any Time Of The Year. During The Monsoons, You May See Less Animals And Miss White-Water Rafting, But The Place Acquires A Unique Ambience.
Dandeli Is One Of 57 Karnataka Cities In The Nirmala Nagara - Municipal Egovernance Project. Dandeli Is A Picturesque City Set Amidst The Backdrop Of The Western Ghats. There Is A Strong Belief That The City Is Named As "Dandeli" After Dandelappa, A Loyal Servant Of The Mirashi Landlords Who Lost His Life Because Of His Loyalty. Dandeli City Is Located At The Bank Of River Kali In Uttarakannda District, Which Is 117 Km From Karwar,75 Km From Hubli , 57 Km From Dharwad, 481 Km From Bangalore. Dandeli Is Surrounded By Natural, Historic And Religious Spots In The Form Of River Kali, The Caves Of Cavla, Syntheri Rocks, Ulvi Temple, Sykes Point, The Supa Dam (A 2*50 Mw Hydro-Electric Power Station), Etc. Kali River Is The Main Water Source. People Of This City Come From Different States Of The India .They Are Very Good Example For "Unity In Diversity" With Their Different Culture, Religion And Language. So Dandeli City Is Recognized As "Mini India".
You Can Visit Dandeli Any Time Of The Year. During The Monsoons, You May See Less Animals And Miss White-Water Rafting, But The Place Acquires A Unique Ambience. City Is Very Much Liked By Tourist. Some Of The Activities That Attract Tourist To The City Are White-Water Rafting, Rappelling, Adventure Trekking, Natural Jaccuzzi, Bird Watching, Jungle Safari, Kayaking, Cayoning, Moonlight Boat Ride, River Side Fishing, Overnight Camping, Croc Trek, Nature Walks, Out Door Camping, River Island Visits And Many More.