Dandeli Tourism



Dandeli Kali River Rafting, dandeli sightseeing

About Dandeli

about Dandeli

Dandeli!! It is quite justified to abbreviate this city as the jewel city of the Karnataka. Being located in midst of milieu of the Western Ghats, Dandeli is supposed to be one of the striking cities of Karnataka state of India. Dandeli is well situated in the Uttar Kannada district, South India on the banks of River Kali. Because of its location along the banks of River Kali, you will find this awesome city totally covered with the deciduous forests with numerous wild animals as the main habitat.


It is one of the major tourist destinations in Karnataka and is famous for exploring nature, spine-tingling adventurous activities and of course, amazing wildlife. Therefore, the city is the best pick for the exciting outings and family picnics too.


To reach Dandeli is not too cumbersome as it is 57 km from Dharwad, 117 km from Karwar, 75 km from Hubli and 481 km from Bangalore. The scenic city is well-known for its wild sanctuary, forest resorts, white water rafting and also Syntheri Rock. If we talk of the culture of the city, then the only word to describe is “Superb”!! People of the city are quite hospitable and are from different regions setting an example of unity in diversity.

Dandeli Fast Facts

City: Dandeli

District: Uttara Kannada

State: Karnataka

Country: India

Famous for/as: Rafting, Wildlife

Best Season: Oct - May

Summer: 22 - 40°C

Winter: 10 - 32°C

Rain: Jun - Sep

Area: 8.5 km2

Altitude: 472 m ( 1549 ft )

PIN Code: 5813xx

STD Code: 08284

Languages: Kannada, Hindi, Konkani, Marathi

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