Situated on the border of Chikmangalur and Shimoga district, Honnekatte is a small village in Karnataka. It is 173 km away from the district headquarters, Chikmangalur, and 361 km away from the capital city of Bangalore. Popular tourist destinations, Shringeri and Shimoga are based at the distances of 107 km and 191 km respectively.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in Honnekatte. But one can find plenty of budget hotels in Shringeri like Kanyakumari Lodge (Tariff-Rs.600), Shubho Daya Hotel (Tariff-Rs.500) and Guruprasad Hotel (Tariff-Rs.500).
Kannada is the official language of this village.
Some of the major festivals of this region are Ugadi (April), Ganesh Chaturthi (August) and Diwali (November).
Places of Interest
Honnekatte is a beautiful village but doesn’t have many places to explore. But Shringeri has several places for tourists. Some of the ancient temples here are Adi Shankara Temple, Kere Anjaneya Temple and Vidyasankara Temple. Other popular hubs like Hariharapura Town, Kigga Village (10 km) and Sharada Temple are also worth a visit.
How to Get There
Mangalore International Airport based at a distance of 100 km is the nearest airport.
The closest railway station is the Mangalore Railway Station located at a distance of 114 km.
Only states buses operate in this small village. None of the private operators serve this village. Travellers prefer to opt for online booking of bus tickets as they can comfortably get their tickets from the confines of their homes or offices.