Weekend Trip to Karwar, Karnataka
Summer 30 to 35°C
Winter 17 to 30°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 520 kilometers / 7 h ,48 m
Best Time To Visit
Located in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, Karwar is a very important tourist destination in the region. The region of Uttara Kannada is quite well-known for its picturesque natural beauty, which comprises of verdant greens, gorgeous scenery and imposing mountains that forms a part of the Western Ghats. Some popular attractions in Karwar include Oyster Rock Lighthouse, Devbagh Beach, Rabindranath Tagore Beach, Durga Devi Temple, Naganath Temple, Guddahalli Peak, Tilmatti Beach, Majali Beach, Shirve Ghat and the Jai Santoshi Mata Temple. Every year, a festival known as “Karavali Utsav”, is organized on the Rabindranath Tagore Beach, which lasts for 3 to 4 days. Various shops and stalls are installed on the Tagore Beach.
How to Reach Karwar
The railway station at Karwar is linked to major cities in India such as Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmadabad, Cochin, Bangalore and Mangalore.
The nearest international airport is located at Goa, which is located around 90 kilometers from Karwar. It is well-connected to all major cities in India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Mangalore. From here onwards, tourists have an option to take a train, bus or hire a taxi to reach Karwar.
The National Highway number 4 connects Bangalore and Karwar. For those travelling via car or taxi cabs, the journey from Bangalore to Karwar will take around 7 to 8 hours. There are both deluxe and semi-deluxe buses that connect Karwar to various cities such as Bangalore, Mangalore and Mysore.