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Want To Stay In A Village & Learn Pineapple Farming? This Place In Karnataka Offers Both!

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This trip to Banavasi in Karnataka can be one of the most unique experiences you are ever likely to pick. Learn how you can make the most of it.

Want To Stay In A Village & Learn Pineapple Farming? This Place In Karnataka Offers Both!:

  1. Banavasi (Karnataka)

1. Know About The History And Significance Of The Place With The Help Of An Guide

Know About The History And Significance Of The Place With The Help Of An Guidesource: wikimedia

Set on the banks of River Varada, Banavasi is an ancient temple town located in Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka. The town shares its borders with the Shimoga district, which lies in the Malnad region of the Western Ghats. After your stay at the rural guest house you can set off exploring the quaint village. Know facts like- Huen Tsang the Chinese traveller-monk who was in India between 630-644 C.E, visited this place. Know about the famous temples like Madhukeshwara Temple and their history

2. Take a Rural Stroll And Experience True Rural Beauty

Take a Rural Stroll And Experience True Rural Beautysource: flickr

A stroll across the farms and fields will give you a fair idea about the culture and flavour of Banavasi. People are simple and accomodating with a warm smile ready to easy all your tensions.You'll get to know that the annual car festival, Mahashivaratri, Lakshadeepotsava and Navaratri aresome of the main religious and traditional events celebrated according to the Hindu calendar at this temple.

3. Try The Local Cuisine

Try The Local Cuisinesource: flickr

Banavasi is famous for its varied cuisine. 'Khanavalis' or small eateries in Banavasi serve up hot, delicious food with a warm smile. There are several breads made of rice, jowar and corn as well as rice served with a variety of sweet, sour, pungent and spicy curries and sauces. Accompanying the meal is a wide range of fresh powders and chutneys made of lentils, chillies, tamarind and oil cake.

4. Learn About Pineapple Farming

Learn About Pineapple Farmingsource: wikimedia

You'll easily get to know how important pineapple farming is to this village and how it is done. As a bonus, you will get to try a hand in making a seasonal pineapple dish. Another major attraction in the town is the cultural event, Kadambothsav. This festival is held every year in the month of December, when the town hosts  performances like folk dances, art exhibitions, classical music and Yakshagana dramas. 


This package costs 2000 rupees per person and is exclusively available on the HolidayIQ mobile app. 

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