Agumbe is a small village in Thirthahalli taluk Shimoga district. Agumbe is well known for two things. First it records the highest rain fall in Karnataka State. And secondly for its scenic outlook and Sunset view point.
Nearest Airport is Mangalore airport which is 106 km from Agumbe. Bangalore airport is 400 km away.
Agumbe is not reachable by train from other Indian cities. However Udupi is closest railway station which is 63 KM from Agumbe.
There are buses from Bangalore KSRTC(Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation). There are plenty of private buses that ply from the Udupi, Mangalore and Shimoga to Agumbe.
Agumbe is well known for its scenic beauty and rain forest with many beautiful falls. The sunset view point is famous place and on a clear day one can view sun setting in Arabian sea from a view point 826 M(2710 ft) above sea level.