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About Sirsi

Sirsi

Sirsi is the largest town located in North Kanara district of Karnataka. The town is famous as a hill station, surrounded by lush greenery and marvelous waterfalls. The cultivation of abundant adike (supari) or betel nut has made this place as one of the major trading centres of betel nut. The town is located at a distance of 105 km from Hubli and 25 km from Banavasi town.

Places to Stay
A number of hotels at reasonable prices are available in Sirsi. Some of them which are worth mentioning are Madhuvana Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400) and Samrat Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 300) among others.

Language
The official language of Sirsi is Kannada.

Events
The major events and festivals celebrated in Sirsi are Ugadi, observed in April; Deepavali in October-November, Ganesh Chaturthi in September-October, Karaga festival in March and others.

Places of Interest
There are many sightseeing locations available in Sirsi. The magnificent view of the Aghanashini River is a major attraction that draws many tourists to this place. The other important tourist destinations are the famous Marikamba temple of 16th century, Sahasralinga, Banavasi and Unchalli Falls.

How to Get There

Air:
The nearest airport is the Hubli Airport, located at a distance of 108 km from Sirsi.

Rail:
The nearest railway station is the Kumta Railway Station located at a distance of 61 km from the main town.

Bus:
Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is the major bus service that plies between many places around the town. There are also many private bus operators such as VRL Travels, SRS Travels, Sugama Tourist among others. Several bus booking portals offer bus ticket booking coupon on their sites. Look out for discount codes when you book your tickets.



About Tumkur

Tumkur

Tumkur is a beautiful industrial town located in the administrative district of Karnataka state. It lies along NH 206 at a distance of 70 km northwest of Bangalore. Tumkur traverses great number of river valleys and fascinating hills with 4000 feet more spreading along the landscape. You can see forested slopes of Devarayanadurga hills with its unique wild life species. The best season to visit Tumkur is during October to March.

Places to Stay
There are several budget hotels to stay in Tumkur. Few of them are Naveen Regency hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Woodlands Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Sri Krishna Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500), Dwaraka Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 300)

Language
The most common and local language in the city is Kannada. English is the alternate language.

Events
Pongal is held annually in the month of mid January.

Places of Interest
Pavagada Fort, Aralaguppe, Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Goravanahalli Mahalakshmi Temple and Sree Siddaganga Mutt are the famous Hindu religious places of Tumkur. Some of the places nearby Tumkur are Chikballapur (76 km from Tumkur), Shivagange (26 km from Tumkur), Savandurga (57 km from Tumkur), Nandi Hills (69 km from Tumkur), Lepakshi (84km from Tumkur).

How to Get There

Air:
The nearest airport is Bengaluru International Airport. It is located at a distance of 80 km from Tumkur.

Rail:
Tumkur Railway Station, located in the centre of the city and Heggere Halt Rail Way Station (6 km from the town) are the nearest.

Bus:
Tumkur city is well-connected along NH4 and NH206 to Bangalore, Gubbi, Koratagere, Kunigal and other major cities in the state by both Government and private buses. National Travels, SRS Travels, VRL Travels, Asha Travels are the best travel operators on this route. To get discounted bus tickets you will have to book your tickets in advance.




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