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How To Reach

The nearest International Airport is Dabolim Airport, Goa, roughly two hour drive from Karwar. Dabolim Airport is well connected to a spectrum of cities such as Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Pune and Lucknow.
Karwar is well connected by roads and can be easily reached via Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and some private travel services.You can hire a car to explore the major tourist attractions in this place.
Karwar has its own Railway Station which is connected to the major cities like New Delhi, Bangalore, Mysore, Jaipur, and Mumbai.

Karwar - At a glance

State : Karnataka
Best Time to Travel : October to February
Language : Hindi, Konkani, Kannada and English
Religion : Hindu, Muslim, Christian and Sikhism
Temperature : Summer : (30o C to 36o C) & Winter (17o C to 29o C)
Climate : Tropical
Cuisine : Indian cuisine and different country foods


About Karwar

When you set your foot on the land of Karnataka, do visit Karwar. Karwar was a simple village located on the banks of river Kali. It is the seaside town on the banks of river Kali, which is sure to take your heart away. It was a favorite ancient site for the Arabs and Dutch, French and Portuguese.

This place finds its best descriptions in the poems of Ibn Battuta who traveled through the route which crossed Karwar. It is praised for its ambiance which fills your soul with tranquility. There are clean beaches and scenically charming locale will clasp your attention instantly. Even great Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, dedicated an entire chapter to the beauty and charms of Karwar in one of his works.

Places to visit in Karwar

Karwar cherishes an extensive history of towns, fort and sacred temples. But its highlight is the pictorial view of sunset boasted on the outskirts of Karwar. Rich in its flora and fauna, Karwar is squashed in sea on one end and Western Ghats on the other end.  There are beaches which provide its tourists with finest seafood and savory vegetarian dishes.

It is Sadashivagad fort which embraces the most significant and picturesque locale of Karwar. It was when this fort was built the village of Cintacora or Chitrakul got its name. Sadashivagad fort was acknowledged by Portuguese for its harbor. It is built at the convergence of Arabian Sea and Kali River. Today’s tourist spot Sadashivagad was once the trade center for British. It was in 1638 an English trading body set up a factory in this village. Popular for natural but safe harbor, Karwar became the source for providing pepper, cardamom and pepper.

Other prominent tourist spots in Karwar are Devbagh Beach which is known for its pristine sands with casuarinas bordering it, a secluded Kurumgad Island, Devkar Falls, Guddahalli Peak, Shahkaramuddin Dargah, temples of Durga devi, Naganath, Anshi National Park and many such tourist attractions.

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