A blend of beautiful lush green forests and diverse wildlife
along with beautiful scenic beauty and adventure sports, Dandeli has it all for
Activities like mountain biking, river rafting , cycling,
kayaking, canoeing etc can make you extend your Goa trip to Dandeli. It is a
place where you can spot Bisons and Black Panthers as well.
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Karnataka’s Adventure Capital
A diverse and vibrant display of flora and
fauna is found in Dandeli. To add to that, thee Kali river near Dandeli along
with Virmoli Rapids make it a an ideal place for adventure sports like river
rafting, boating, bird watching etc.
A treat to wildlife
lovers, it is located 3.4 km away from the main city and hosts a variety of
flora and fauna. Shiroli peak is a renowned trekking place which is also the
top most point in the area and offers a wonderful view of the Sahyadri Range.
The forest of Dandeli is regarded as an evergreen forest which
includes herbs, creepers, shrubs and several other varieties of plants. Plants
like the Bamboo, Jamun, Mango, Teak, Ficus etc are the majority in the forest. The
fauna get their nourishment from fruit bearing trees and trees like the Kydia
Calycina act as a medicine for cramps and muscle pain.
Fauna and Avifauna
It is regarded as the heaven for bird watchers as around 200 species of birds
inhabit the place along with rare exotic animals. Spotted Deers, Leopards,
Civet, Jackalls , Giant Flying Squirrels,
Black Leopards, Sloth Bears , the Indian Pangolins etc are some of the
species often found there in abundance.
Restaurants and Local Food in Dandeli
The popular cuisines preferred by tourists visiting here include
authentic South Indian food along with traditional snacks like Samosas and
Kachoris. Local cuisine here includes Akki Roti, Idli , Vada , Kesari Bath,
Upllitu, Vangi Bath, Dosa etc which is relished by tourists all throughout the
Day 1 – It is preferable to reach Dandeli by noon and take a quiet walk
in the town where you can find beautifully crafted craft items made from
bamboo. Day 2 – The whole day is to be dedicated to visiting the Dandeli
Wildlife Sanctuary. Day 3 – The last day is to be reserved for visiting the Kerala
Caves. You can have your share of adventure at the Kali river later on that