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Karwar is a city in Karnataka.

Get in

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

By bus

Overnight deluxe bus services are available from Bangalore. Buses also ply between Madgaon and Karwar at regular intervals. There are local buses to Gokarna as well, so you can connect easily if going from Goa to Gokarna or back (but you may have to ask people where is the right bus, as, unlike in Goa, signs on the local buses are generally only in the local language, Kannada). The road between Hubli & Karwar, is one of the best in Karnataka and passes through thick jungle.

Distances 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

Get around

Auto rickshaw, or car. You can also rent a boat to visit some of the islands. Thats Great being in karwar.

See

Beaches, Islands and mangrove up on the Kali river

  • abrar karwar (abrar), abrar a shaikh sadashivgad karwar (karwar info), [1]. this is a karwar web site provided for karwar people and other to karwar info

Do

Beautiful beaches, snorkling, banana boating

Buy

  • there are small pan stalls, chat stalls, etc.


Eat

Sea Food and some local restaurants, "Gadbad" Icecream.

Some of the famous local restaurants include:

Pooornima Restaurant, Main Road, Karwar. (Veg - Moderate expense) Premier Hotel, Green Street , Karwar. (Non-Veg - Expensive) Amruth Bar & Restaurant, Main Road Karwar. (Non-Veg - Moderate)

Drink

Tender coconut, Soda Sharbath at local cold drinks shop

Sleep

Devbagh beach resort. [2] 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!

  • Majali beach village, [3].

Contact

Get out

  • Kumta - 75 kms from here.
  • Honavar - 95 kms from here.
  • Gokarna - 75 kmsfrom here.



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