Karavali Bypass is a strip of road leading to the village from the main State Highway 111. This village is located on the rugged Karavali mountain range, near the Diwalwadi Dam in Maharashtra. Its district headquarters, Ratnagiri, is 51 km away and its capital city, Mumbai, is 318 km from here. Some of the nearby cities include Kolhapur, Ratnagiri, Uchgaon and Devgarh.
Places to Stay
There are a few hotels and lodges available in this region. Some of these budget accommodations are Hotel Safari Asia (Tariff – Rs.763), Hotel Landmark (Tariff – Rs.614), Hotel Vijayraj (Tariff – Rs.839) and Hotel Vishnupriya Grand (Tariff – Rs.579).
The languages spoken in Karavali are Marathi and Hindi.
The important festivals in Karavali are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few tourist attractions in and around Karavali. These include Talawade Dam (3 km), Kumbhavade Reservior (30 km), Kante (25 km) and Talvade 3 km away from this region.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from here is the Kolhapur Airport, which is 83 km away from Karavali.
There is no railway station in Karavali. Rajapur Road Railway Station, which is 42 km away, is the nearest railway station.
You can reach Karavali by state-run and private buses from surrounding cities and towns. Private bus operators offer regular trips as well as package tours to this region. Make use of a Volvo bus service when you are travelling anywhere in India and travel in comfort.