Agumbe Sunset Viewpoint - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Agumbe Bus Stand): 3 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: On The Udupi-Agumbe Road

Transportation Options: Cab / Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 3 km from Agumbe Bus Station, Sunset Point is a vantage point located in Agumbe, Karnataka. Located on the Udupi-Agumbe road, it is one of the popular viewpoints in Agumabe and among the top Agumbe tourist places.

Perched at a height of 825 m above sea level, the Sunset Point is one of the highest peaks of the Western Ghats offering a bewitching view of the setting sun on the horizon of the Arabian Sea. This point is situated at the 14th hairpin bend of the ghat road that leads to Agumbe and attracts many tourists every year. One can have a splendid view of the setting sun along with some panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and even the Arabian Sea on a clear day. The color of the sun as it slips into the sea looks amazingly beautiful from Sunset Point.

The Sunset Point is only a 15-minute walk from the main village of Agumbe. It is often flocked by tourists visiting Agumbe who spend a peaceful time here, away from the hustle-bustle of the cities. The sunset viewpoint is usually crowded. During monsoon, it gets quite cloudy but there are many picturesque locations around the place.

The best time to visit is from November to January as the sky will be clear during this period.

Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM

Entry: Free