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Agumbe Travel

A winding Ghat road and its spellbinding view ascends to an altitude of 826 m. Here lies Agumbe, situated around 32 km from Thirthahalli in Shimoga district. The site is noted for its alluring sunsets.
Viewed from a platform the many hues of twilight and the setting sun are at their best during the months of November, December and January.

Location: 32 Kms South West Of Thirathahalli, Karnataka
Altitude: 826 m above sea level
Attraction: Quiet and romantic sunsets
Best Time To Visit: November to January

PRIME ATTRACTIONS
Shivalinga:

16 kms north west of Thirthahalli town and down the river Sharavathi is its holy source Ambutheertha, where a Shivalinga has been installed.

Achakanya Falls:
4 kms away from the Shivalinga is the Achakanya Falls where river Sharavathi does a practice jump of 6.10 meters gearing herself for the jump further down at Jog.

Mandagadee Bird Sanctuary:
32 kms northeast of Thirthahalli is the Mandagadee Natural Bird Sanctuary on the banks of the river Tunga. Between July and October, flocks of migratory birds take shelter on the leafless trees here and present a fascinating picture to visitors who can see them from high platform located conveniently close.

Sunset View:
Agumbe is well known for its enchanting views that it affords of the sunset. The highlight of this place is to experience the delightful sunset, which gets reflected from the Arabian Sea onto the horizon. Other places of interest include the Gopal Krishna Temple and the Observatory maintained by the Meteorological Survey of India.

TRAVEL INFORMATION
Road: state transport services and private taxis ply.

 
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