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Nestled in the thickly forested Malnadu region, Agumbe is one of the most mesmerizing offbeat Hill Stations in Karnataka. The scenic village of Agumbe lies at an altitude of 2100 feet in the Western Ghats belt with some of the last remaining lowland rainforests. Situated at an altitude of over 2100 feet, The place is nicknamed 'The Cherrapunji of the South' as it receives the heaviest rainfall in the southern part which makes it a perfect home to some of the scenic waterfalls, dense forests, and rivers. Often called Hasiru Honnu means green gold, it is one of the must include places in Karnataka tour packages. Sri Gopala Krishna temple, Kunchikal Falls, Barkana Falls, Onake Abbi Falls, Jogi Gundi Falls, Koodlu Theertha Falls, Agumbe Rainforest Research Station, Narsimha Parvatha trek, Kudremukh National Park, Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary, etc. are some of the famous Agumbe tourist places. Interestingly, Agumbe is also called the 'Cobra Capital' because of the high number of Cobras found here. It is also the place where RK Narayan has filmed his novel Malgudi Days.
Sringeri, Udupi, Shimoga, and Mangalore are also close to Agumbe and 3-4 day trips can be planned to visit Agumbe along with these places. It can also be visited as part of Mangalore tour packages.
Explore our Agumbe tour packages guide for complete details.