Hosnagar, a small village in Karnataka’s Uttar Kannada district, is surrounded by picturesque green pastures and fields. State Highway 52 passes through this village. Bangalore, its capital city is 353 km away from Hosnagar. Some of the nearby cities include Sirsi, Karwar, Curchorem Cacora and Sagar. For sea food lovers, Karwar and Curchorem Cacora is a must visit destination where you can get to taste an exotic spread of fresh sea food.
Places to Stay
There are very few hotels in Hosnagar. Shimoga, which is 65 km away, have good budget hotels. Some of these are Hotel Navarathna International (Tariff – Rs.540), Sri Durga Lodge (Tariff – Rs.582), Surya Comforts Hotel (Tariff – Rs.614) and Subhadra Comforts (Tariff – Rs.540).
The official language spoken by the people in Hosnagar is Kannada.
The most celebrated festivals in Hosnagar are Ugadi in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Ganesha Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October, Ayudha Pooja in October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions in and around Hosnagar. These attractions include Chakra Reservoir (30 km), Savehaklu Reservoir (38 km), Kusgundi (14 km) and Balagodu (21 km) away from Hosnagar.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Goa International Airport, which is 314 km away from Hosnagar.
There is no railway station in Hosnagar. The closest railway station is in Shimoga, which is 67 km away.
Hosnagar is well connected by state-run and private buses that connect the village to nearby cities and towns. There are private bus operators such as Sri Durgamba Travels and SRS Travels that run comfortable Volvo buses daily from Bangalore to Hosnagar. Opt for a Volvo bus booking through Ticketgoose.com and have a comfortable journey.