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Kumta is a town and taluk in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, India. One of the significant stations on the Konkan Railway line connecting Mumbai and Mangalore, it is situated 62 kilometers from Sirsi.Kumta has year-round warm temperatures ranging from 28 °C (82 °F) to 33 °C (91 °F). The dry months to visit are January, February, March, April, November, and December.

Places to visit

  • Yana Caves : Yana is a charming hill town in the Sahyadri Hills of North Karnataka that has hills that would entice even the most daring hikers. Yana, a small hill town with incredible beauty, is tucked between two of the world's richest biodiversity hotspots. It will enthrall everyone who sets eyes on it. Yana Caves, a little community 140 miles from Hubli, is well known as a hub of adventure, wildlife, and religion, making it the ideal retreat location. Yana, a hill town known for its two enormous naturally occurring limestone monoliths that draw tens of thousands of pilgrims each year, is blessed with the ever-enchanting greenery and freshness of the Sahyadri Hills of the Western Ghats. According to legend, the Bhairaveshwara Peak and the Mohini Peak, which are thought to depict Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, respectively, have religious significance.It is a great place for trekking and bird watching in addition to its religious significance. The 3 km-long, extremely steep hike to the twin peaks is at its worst slippery and at its finest windy. You can get a sense of life in the Western Ghats by visiting the Yana hamlet, which exemplifies the simple rural life of India with its mud roads, mushroom-shaped houses, and laid-back way of life.
  • Distance: 28 kilometers away from kumta

    How to Reach Yana: Air - Hubli, which is 142 kilometers from Yana, has the closest airport. To get to Yana, one can catch a cab or use state highway buses. Rail - Kumta, which is only 20 kilometers from Yana, has the closest rail station. To go to Yana from here, you may either take public transportation or call a taxi. Road - NH 17 connects Yana and Hubli; the two simplest routes to get to Yana are from Kumta and Sirsi. From Hubli, Sirsi, and Kumta to Yana, local state buses and private buses run.

  • Alvekodi Beach : A secret beach in the Alvekodi settlement, close to Kumta, is undeveloped and has crystal-clear water. The goal is an undeveloped area with a white sandy beach that glows in the shade of the sun after passing through a lengthy, twisting route of fields. In Brahma devara gudda, there is a dilapidated antique lighthouse. With a breathtaking view of the sunset, the location is perfect for a picnic.
  • Distance: 19.0 kilometers away from Kumta

    How to reach alvekodi beach: Private vehicles are more comfortable than buses because buses are only available at specific hours, but local buses are also available from Kumta to Alvekodi Beach.

  • Venkatraman Dev Temple: The Venkatraman Temple is a place of worship for Lord Vishnu. It may be found in the Karnataka town of Kumta (Khumbhapuri), which is part of the Uttar Kannada district. H. H. ShrimatVidhyadhirajTirthaSwamiji completed the PunaPratishthaha for this temple on May 23, 1991. The two main festivals for the temple are the Car Festival in February and Establishment Day in May. Kartikotsav, ChampashastiUtsav, SaptapraharBhajan, Rathotsav, and Ugadi are a few more religious celebrations that are organized in the temple. Other holidays observed at this temple are Mukkoti Dwadashi, AkashayaTriteeya, AnantVritha, and Ramnavami.
  • Distance: 1.7 kilometers away from kumta

    How to reach Venkatraman Dev Temple: Airport - The nearest airports are Panjim and Mangalore International. Railways - The nearest railway stations are those at Kumta and Hubli. Road - Buses will be available from Karnataka's major cities. Bus NH/17.

How to Reach

  • Kumta has good road and rail connections. Regular trains go to Kumta, which is well connected to the rest of the country. Kumta has an excellent road network and regular buses from major Karnataka cities. Kumta lacks an airport. Dabolim Airport in Goa is 167 kilometers away and has direct and connecting flights to other major cities around the country.

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