Karnataka, a state filled with Hindu mythologies and folklore has a panchayat town called Yelburga in the Koppal district. The town dates back all the way to the 11thpast that one can see and one gets encapsulated in time in a place like this.
Places to Stay
Yelburga is a small town and there may not be hotels there but one can find lodges and dharamshalas. There are hotels nearby like the Malligi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 750 onward) which is around 70 km away. 60 km away is Shri Laxmi Vilas Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400 onward) and Harsha International (Tariff – Rs. 600 to 1,300).
Kannada is the official language of the region.
Shivratri is a popular festival amongst locals and Gowri Hubba, celebrated a day before Ganesh Chaturthi is given a lot of significance in the region.
Places of Interest
There are many places to visit in and around Yelburga; 26 km or 40 minutes away is a 12th Mahadev Temple. 17 km or a 20 minute drive from Yelburga is Kuknur which houses the Navlinga Temple. At an elevation of 1,984m, one comes across picturesque drives to and fro from this high altitude city.
How to Get There
Hubli airport is 105 km away.
Koppal railway station is closest to Yelburga at a distance of 21 km. One can always check IRCTC for the same.
State transport like KSRTC and many private companies provide services for passengers and pilgrims. Online bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com is one of the safest and convenient ways to get your tickets.