Kansur is a small village in the South Indian state of Karnataka. It lies between the Kali River Basin Forests and Sharavati Valley Wildlife Sanctuary at the distances of 133 km and 87 km respectively. The Arabian Sea coast lies at a distance of 66 km west. A city close by is Sirsi at a distance of 15 km north. Hubli lies 118 km away.
Places to Stay
The nearest major accessible place available for lodging is Hubli. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Ayodhya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Naveen Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Akshay Basant Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Trupti International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada.
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
As the village lacks tourist destinations, the best place for sightseeing is Sirisi, famous for its cultural classical dance forms such as Yakshagana and Dollu Kunitha. Places worth visiting in Sirsi are Marikamba Temple, Sultaniya Masjid, St. Anthony’s Church, Benne Hole falls, Waate Halla falls, Vibhuthi falls and others. The place is an ideal spot for trekkers as it lies in the midst of the Western Ghats.
How to Get There
Hubli Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 122 km.
The Hubli Junction Railway Station is located around 117 km away.
Direct as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities. It is mostly state-transport buses which cater to the needs of people. Buses to the village are available from Hubli as well as Sirsi. You can now book your bus tickets from a number of travel portals checking out for the best bus ticket prices.