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.
Nearest Airports :- 1. Goa Airport - Dabolim, Vasco , Goa - 97km 2. Belgaum Domestic Airport - Belgaum,Karnataka- 145km 3. Hubli Domestic Airport - Hubli, Karnataka - 185 km 4. Bangalore International Airport - Bangalore ,Karnataka -535 km 5. Pune Airport - Pune,Maharastra- 655 km 6. Mumbai Airport -Mumbai - 895 km
By train- Karwar is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Mangalore, Cochin and other important places through the Konkan Railway. Most trains stop at Karwar; else one has to alight at Madgaon (Station code : MAO) (Goa) and reach Karwar by road.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.
Train no Train Name 10215 MADGAON ERNAKULAM EXPRESS 10216 ERNAKULAM MADGAON EXPRESS 11097 POORNA ERS EXPRESS 11098 ERS POORNA EXPRESS 12133 KARWAR-MUMBAI SUPERFAST EXPRESS (MUMBAI EXPRESS) 12134 MUMBAI-KARWAR SUPERFAST EXPRESS (KARWAR EXPRESS) 12201 KCVL GARIB RATH 12202 LTT GARIB RATH 12431 TRIVANDRUM RAJDHANI EXPRESS 12432 TRIVNDRM RJDHNI 12617 MANGALA LAKSHDWEEP EXPRESS 12618 MNGLA LKSDP EXPRESS 12619 MATSYAGANDHA EXPRESS 12620 MATSYAGANDA EXPRESS 12977 MARU SAGAR EXPRESS 12978 MARU SAGAR EXPRESS 12997 HAPA EXPRESS 12998 HAPA TEN SUP EXPRESS 16333 VRL TVC EXPRESS 16334 TVC VERAVAL EXPRESS 16335 NAGERCOIL EXPRESS 16336 GANDHIDHAM EXPRESS 16337 OKHA ERS EXPRESS 16338 OKHA EXPRESS 16345 NETRAVATI EXPRESS 16346 NETRAVATHI EXPRESS 56640 MANGALORE MADGAON PASSENGER 56641 MADGAON MANGALORE PASSENGER 70101 MADGAON KARWAR PASSENGER 70102 KARWAR MADGAON PASSENGER
Distances from other places to karwar- 1. Madgaon - 76 km - 2 Hrs 2. Panjim - 108 km- 3 Hrs 3. Vasco-da-gama - 95 Km- 3 and half Hrs 4. Hubli - 170- 4 and half Hrs 5. Mangalore - 288km - 6 Hrs 6. Bangalore- 520km- 12 Hrs 7. Mumbai- 855km- 16 Hrs 8. Shimoga - 235 km - 4 and half Hrs 9. Bhatkal - 115km- 3 Hrs
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!