Ambutheertha, Udupi - Timings, Swimming, Entry Fee, Best Season to Visit

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Distance (From Udupi): 87 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 4-6 Hours

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: This place can be visited along with Achakanya Falls (4 Kms)

At a distance of 87 Kms from Udupi, 25 kms from Sringeri, 17 Kms from Tirthahalli, 73 Kms from Sagar & 76 Kms from Shimoga, Ambutheertha is the birthplace of River Sharavathi. It is situated on Tirthahalli - Hosanagara road. The famous Jog falls is formed on Sharavathi River. This place is located in thick forest and it's a scenic place.

Ambutheertha is also considered a sacred place by the locals who say it was here that Lord Rama pierced the earth with his Ambu (arrow) for water, hence named as Ambutheertha. There is a small Shiva Temple built above the source of Sharavathi River.

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