Situated in the lap of the Western Ghats, Humcha is a small village in Karnataka. It is about 56 km away from its district headquarters, Shimoga and 337 km away from the capital city, Bangalore. The village is brimming with ancient temples and other holy places, which attracts pilgrims from different places throughout the year. Enriched with forest, greeneries and lakes, Humcha is definitely a must visit place.
Places to Stay
The nearest city, Shimoga has several hotels and lodges. One can opt for budget hotels like Srisharada Bhavan Hotels (Tariff-Rs.500), Sanman Hotel (Tariff-Rs.600), Ashok Deluxe Hotel (Tariff-Rs.700) and others.
Kannada is the official language of Humcha.
Ugadi (April) and Ganesh Chaturthi (August) are celebrated in a grand manner in this region.
Places of Interest
The main highlights within Humcha are Padmavati Temple, Humbaj Matha and Muttina Kere Lake. To visit more fascinating places, travel to Shimoga, where the attractions include Jog Falls (80 km), museums, parks and sanctuaries.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Shimoga Airport at a distance of 56 km.
There is no railway station in Humcha. Shimoga Railway Station (60km) is the nearest one.
Both state buses and private buses run in this region. SRS Travels is the top private operator which plies its buses to Humcha. You can book bus online from various bus booking websites.