Kokkanur is a very beautiful village in the Harihara taluk of the Davangere district in the state of Karnataka . Kokkanur is a very famous for Ranebennur which is west towards this place. Kokkanur belongs to the Bangalore Division.
Places to Stay
There are many good budget hotels in Kokkanur. Some of them are the Darshan Deluxe Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Shankar Comforts (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Shanthi Park Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Janatha Deluxe Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official languages of Kokkanur are Kannada and English.
The most important festival of Kokkanur is the Durgambika Devi Jatre. Durgambika Devi Jatre is revered by the locals and this festival is celebrated once every two years in the months of April or March. This festival goes on for 10 days and is celebrated with great zeal.
Places of Interest
There are several places that tourist can visit in Kokkanur. Some of them include the Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary (90 km from Davangere), the Siruvani Waterfalls and Dam (35 km from Kokkanur), the Marudamalai Temple (12 km from Davangere) and the Forest College Museum (17 km from Kokkanur).
How to Get There
There is no airport near Kokkanur. Travellers often get to Hubli Airport(139 km away) and then use road transport to reach Kokkanur.
To reach Kokkanur, tourists can get down at the Harihar Railway Station or even at the Hubli Junction which is a major railway station near Kokkanur and about 131 km from there.
One can reach Kokkanur by taking a bus from Harihar are good roads from Harihar to Kokkanur. Travel websites provide several bus booking offer that will help you save money.