Mavingundi, a small village in Karnataka’s Uttar Kannada district, is known for its waterfalls near the Gersoppa Dam. This region is famous for its waterfalls, rivers, reservoirs and dams; the famous one being the Jog falls. Its district headquarters is 93 km away and its capital, Bangalore, is 383 km from here.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Mavingundi. Bhatkal which is 86 km away from this village provides good budget hotels. Two such hotels are Hotel Kola Paradise (Tariff – Rs.393) and Central Lodge (Tariff – Rs.295).
The languages spoken in Mavingundi are Kannada and Konkani.
The important festivals celebrated in Mavingundi are Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in September, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions around Mavingundi. These include Jog Falls (3 km), Gersoppa Reservoir (20 km), Talaguppa (14 km), Husur Lake (9 km), Kargal (11 km) and Siddapur (16 km) away from this village.
How to Get There
Hubli Airport is the nearest airport, which is 162 km away from Mavingundi.
There is no railway station in Mavingundi. The nearest railway station is the Talguppa Railway Station, which is 15 km away from this area.
There is a good network of buses from the two nearby towns of Sagar and Sirsi. Private bus operators such as SRS Travels have daily bus trips from Bangalore to Mavingundi. The number of bus booking sites is increasing by the day. So, whenever you want to book your tickets online log on to anyone of them and get your tickets.