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Dandeli - Karwar Break with Wildernest(6 Nights)

Dabolim, Chorla Ghats, Dandeli, Karwar, Dabolim

for Off-Beat Traveller, Honeymooner, Adventure Seeker, Getaway Seeker

Holiday Overview

Karwar Beach
Kali River Views
Kayaking in Dandeli
Around Dandeli
Hornbill
Walking and Bird watching in Chorla Ghat
Rafting in Dandeli
Zorbing in Dandeli
Malabar Grey Hornbill in Ganeshgudi
Black Naped Monarch in Ganeshgudi
Brown Cheeked Fulvetta in Ganeshgudi
Supa Dam Reservoir
Safari Entrance
Safari in Dandeli National Park
Safari in Dandeli National Park
Safari in Dandeli National Park
Safari in Dandeli National Park (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)

This is a nature centric break that allows guests to visit three popular getaways around Goa (Chorla Ghats (Wildernest), Dandeli and Karwar)) offering guests a mix of Rainforest, Beaches, walking, trekking, White Water rafting and watersports.

Route

Chorla Ghats(2) - Dandeli(2) - Karwar(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Dabolim (Goa) and proceed to Chorla Ghats. Evening nature walk.
  • Day-2 Trek to Waterfall. Butterfly / Bird watching.
  • Day-3 Proceed to Dandeli. Evening Jeep Safari.
  • Day-4 Morning Rafting. Afternoon Visits and drives around the area.
  • Day-5 Nature Walk and Coracle ride and then proceed to Karwar. Evening Activities around the beach.
  • Day-6 Nature Walk in the morning. Boat ride and Dolphin sighting.
  • Day-7 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Dandeli - White Water Rafting in Dandeli (10.00 kms), Syntheri Rocks (12.00 kms), Kavala Caves (25.00 kms), Little Tibet (80.00 kms)

Karwar - Karwar Beach (1.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Dabolim Departure - Dabolim
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
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  • Sep
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

After three consecutive off-beat and cut off stays, guests may prefer to extend the trip to include Goa (a renowned beach destination).

Distances
  • Dabolim to Chorla Ghats -76 kms (2 hrs)
  • Chorla Ghats to Dandeli -80 kms (3 hrs)
  • Dandeli to Karwar -110 kms (3.5 hrs)
  • Karwar to Dabolim -98 kms (2 hrs)
Route

Dabolim - Chorla Ghats(2) - Dandeli(2) - Karwar(2) - Dabolim

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Dabolim (Goa) and proceed to Chorla Ghats. Evening nature walk. Arrive at Dabolim (Goa) and proceed to Chorla Ghats (80 kms - 2.5 hours). Chorla Ghats (2500 ft asl) on the Goa - Karnataka - Maharashtra border is characterised by rainforests, waterfalls and offers guests a complete nature centric experience and a Salibrious climate all round the year. Chorla Ghats is home to Wildernest, an eco resort, renowned for its middle of nowhere location and ethnic cuisine. Evening Walk to the highest point of the region.

Day-2 Trek to Waterfall. Butterfly / Bird watching. Go for 2 hour Trek to the waterfall. Evening walk around the area for Butterfly watching / Bird watching.

Day-3 Proceed to Dandeli. Evening Jeep Safari. Proceed to Dandeli (80 kms - 2.5 hours). Dandeli is a rainforest area and a National Park that is renowned for its nature centric experience and water centric adventure activies around it. Enjoy a Kali riverside stay. Evening Jeep Safari.

Day-4 Morning Rafting. Afternoon Visits and drives around the area. White Water Rafting morning Run (Oct - May). Upon return day excursion to Syntheri Rocks, Cavla Caves, Sunset Point, Visit to The Mysterious Little Tibet. Return by evening.

Day-5 Nature Walk and Coracle ride and then proceed to Karwar. Evening Activities around the beach. Morning Nature Walk and Coracle ride. Proceed to Karwar (110 kms - 3.5 hours). Karwar is a beach getaway on the northern tip of the coastal Karnataka and is renowned for idyllic beaches and activities around it. In the evening go boating several kilometers up Kali River OR enjoy a round of Beach Volleyball OR visit near by fishing villages.

Day-6 Nature Walk in the morning. Boat ride and Dolphin sighting. Nature walk / Bird Watching. Boat ride in the open sea (Arabian Sea). Dolphins may be sighted in Winter. Enjoy watersports in the evening. Options include Snorkeling, Kayaking, Water Scooter, Banana Boat, Speed Boat and other adventure sports.

Day-7 Departure Depart to Goa (120 kms) for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Dandeli :

  • White Water Rafting in Dandeli - Dandeli is one of the best centres for watersports especially White Water Rafting (Oct - May). The Kali River (Which flows through the area) offers a great opportunity to paddle through numerous, exciting technical class 3 rapids.

  • Syntheri Rocks - Syntheri rocks is a 300-ft tall monolith granite on the banks of Kaneri river (a tributary of Kali river).

  • Kavala Caves - Kavala caves is arpproached via a Trek up a thousand steps though dense virgin evergreen forests

  • Little Tibet - Tibetan Self sustained community center at Mundgod is where the monks and lamas live their lives just as they do in Himalayas. There is a monastery and buddhist cultural centre to visit.

Karwar :

  • Karwar Beach - Karwar beach lies just off NH-17 and at 1 km from town centre. Its an idyllic beach that is well visited by locals and tourists to Karwar.

Destination Overview

Dabolim - Dabolim lies on nothern tip of South Goa near Vasco and home to only Airport in Goa.

Chorla Ghats - Chorla Ghat (near Goa) is located right on the north-eastern side of the Goa-Karnataka-Maharashtra boundaries, Chorla ghat is a tropical forest and now a eco-tourism destination.

Dandeli - Dandeli is a tropical rain forest located on the northern tip of Karnataka adjacent to Goa Border, renowned for Bird watching, river rafting and a nature centric experience.

Karwar - Karwar on Nothern tip of Karnataka, has a stretch of idyllic beaches and offer stays on two islands located just off its coast i.e. Kurumgad and Devbagh

Access
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Prefered Departure : No ImageDabolimNo ImageVasco da Gama(8kms), Karmali(24kms), Madgaon(25kms)
Distances
  • Dabolim to Chorla Ghats -76 kms (2 hrs)
  • Chorla Ghats to Dandeli -80 kms (3 hrs)
  • Dandeli to Karwar -110 kms (3.5 hrs)
  • Karwar to Dabolim -98 kms (2 hrs)

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Travel Ideas incorporated in the itinerary

Dandeli Getaway

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Distances
  • Dabolim to Chorla Ghats -76 kms (2 hrs)
  • Chorla Ghats to Dandeli -80 kms (3 hrs)
  • Dandeli to Karwar -110 kms (3.5 hrs)
  • Karwar to Dabolim -98 kms (2 hrs)

Expert Speak

This is an ultimate nature traveler / off-beat traveler break as here one is completely cut off from touristy and crowded areas. Best visited all round the year except Monsoon (June - Sep).

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