Kushtagi, a densely populated town in Karnataka’s Koppal district, is known for its fertile lands. The Solapur-Mangalore Highway and State Highway 36 and 42 pass through this town. Some of the nearby cities include Ron, Hospet, Sindhnur and Lingsugur. A few of the tourist attractions around this town are Badami, Gokak, Gadag and Koppal.
Places to Stay
There are no hotel facilities in Kushtagi. Hotels in Badami are preferred by tourists as it is closer to the archeological structures and ancient temples. Some of the hotels here are Hotel Anand Deluxe (Tariff – Rs.885), Hotel Mookambika Deluxe (Tariff – Rs.781) and Hotel New Satkar (Tariff – Rs.745).
The official language spoken in Kushtagi is Kannada.
The festivals celebrated in Kushtagi are Sankranti in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in March, Ganesha Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions around Kushtagi. A few of these places include Koppal (16 km), Gajendragad (26 km), Vanageri (7 km) and Kala Kaleshwar (30 km) away from Kushtagi.
How to Get There
Hubli Airport is the closest airport, which is 141 km away from Kushtagi.
There is no railway station in Kushtagi. The nearest railway station is the Koppal Railway Station located 52 km away from Kushtagi.
Kushtagi is well connected to neighbouring cities and towns by state-run and private buses. VRL Travels, SRS Travels, HMS Travels and Jabbar Travels are some of the private bus operators that run Volvo buses daily from Bangalore to Kushtagi. Travel websites offer discount on bus ticket booking, especially during the festive season.