Tourist Places in Agumbe

Places to Visit in Agumbe

Agumbe - #45 of 97 in Karnataka |
Agumbe Average Rating - 5.5/7 1 based on 65 Ratings

Agumbe is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Chennai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Agumbe is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Agumbe are January, February, October, November, December. There are 10 tourist places in Agumbe, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Agumbe can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Agumbe for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Agumbe Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Agumbe, browse through photos & pictures, explore Agumbe using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Agumbe, which are great places to visit, are Jogigundi Falls, Barkana Falls, Koodlu Theertha falls, Sunset point, Kundadri Hills. Agumbe can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Agumbe Tourist Places



Agumbe Rainforest Research Station, Agumbe
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Agumbe Rainforest Research Station, Agumbe
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The Agumbe Rainforest Research Station (ARRS) is one of the ecological research stations in India. The station is located in the forest area of Agumbe at an elevation of 560 m above sea level. The station complex comprises the Kudremukh National Park, Sharavathi Valley... Read More »
Sunset point, Agumbe
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Sunset Point, also known as the Sunset View Point, is located on one of the highest peaks of the Western Ghats and provides views of the setting sun on the horizon of the Arabian Sea. This point is situated at the 14th hair-pin bend of the mountainous road that leads to... Read More »
  • Type: Water Fall
Koodlu Theertha falls, Agumbe
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The Koodlu Theertha Falls is formed by the Seeta River that falls into a pond from a height of around 300 ft. Owing to the belief that the sages meditated at this site thousand years ago, the pond is considered holy. The best time to visit this fall is during the monsoon and... Read More »
Kundadri Hills, Agumbe
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The Kundadri Hills is situated in the Thirthahalli Taluk of Shimoga District, at an average elevation of about 3,200 ft above sea level. This hill is a monolithic rock formation dotted with thick forests and numerous streams. The hill is known for an ancient Jain Temple... Read More »
Barkana Falls, Agumbe
  • Type: Water Fall
Barkana Falls, Agumbe
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The Barkana Falls, at a height of around 850 ft, is the 11th highest waterfall in India. It is located amidst the thick and dense forest areas of the Western Ghats. The Seeta River that flows through the region forms this waterfall. The falls derives its name from... Read More »
  • Type: Water Fall
Jogigundi Falls, Agumbe
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The Jogigundi Falls is located around 3 km from Agumbe. Situated on the way to the Barkana Falls, it can be reached on foot in 10 to 15 minutes. The falls derives its name from the word Jogi, as it is believed that a Jogi or saint meditated inside the cave near the falls.... Read More »
  • Type: Water Fall
Onake Abbi Falls, Agumbe
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The Onake Abbi Falls is located at a trek distance of around 8 km from Agumbe. The falls derives its name from the word Onake, meaning a pounding stick that is used for pounding grains in villages. From here, beautiful views of the valleys of Agumbe can be seen. Read More »
  • Type: Water Fall
Kunchikal Falls, Agumbe
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The Kunchikal Falls is a 455 m high waterfall that is formed by the Varahi River. Considered to be higher than the Jog Falls, this waterfall is the highest tiered waterfall in India. The fall is a primary source for one of the hydro-electric projects operating in Karnataka.... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Gopalakrishna Temple, Agumbe
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The Gopalakrishna Temple is a 14th century temple that is known for its beautiful sculptures. Representing the Hoysala art and architectural style, the temple is believed to be constructed by the erstwhile Karnataka rulers. Located on a hill near Agumbe, the temple is... Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
Kudremukha National Park, Agumbe
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The Kudremukha National Park is named after the Kudremukh or the Horse Face Range, which is the site of the park. The park is situated in the Chikmagalur District of western Karnataka that lies near the Agumbe region of the Western Ghats. This park has recently been... Read More »

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