Difference between revisions of "Karwar"
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Karwar is a city in Karnataka.
By plane- You can fly to Dabolim Airport (IATA: GOI) (Goa) which is 97 kms north and take a taxi or go to Margao.From Margao there are trains and buses to Karwar. Devbagh resort is just 2 ½ hours from there.
By train- Karwar is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Mangalore, Cochin and other important places through the Konkan Railway. Fast trains do not stop at Karwar; so one has to alight at Madgaon (Station code : MAO) (Goa) or at Ankola and then reach Karwar by road. However, there are quite a few slower trains that stop at Karwar. The journey between Mangalore & Karwar takes not more than 4 hours. Visitors from Chennai can enter via Mangalore. For details, kindly enquire with the Railway authorities. Travelers from Bangalore and Hyderabad should get off at Hubli and proceed by road to Karwar. The road between Hubli & Karwar, is one of the best in Karnataka and passes through thick jungle.
By bus- Overnight deluxe bus services are available from Bangalore. Buses also ply between Madgaon and Karwar at regular intervals.
Auto rickshaw, or car. You can also rent a boat to visit some of the islands. Thats Great being in karwar.
Beaches, Islands and mangrove up on the Kali river
Beautiful beaches, snorkling, banana boating
Sea Food and some local restaurants, "Gadbad" Icecream.
Tender coconut, Soda Sharbath at local cold drinks shop
Devbagh beach resort.  Somewhat pricey but the beach is quite brilliant as is the nature walk they provide around the resort, through Mangrove forests among other things. Don't miss the Quicksand!