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Yellapur Gokarna Address: Yellapur, Karnataka, 581359, India

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Monday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Wedesday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Sunday 12:00 am – 12:00 am
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Yellapur is a small and beautiful town near Gokarna. It’s among the most visited places among nature lovers and adventure travellers.

It’s a tourist hotspot with a variety of pretty waterfalls. The most popular is Sathodi Falls, with its green forest landscape. Magod Falls Yellapur is another must-visit.

Yellapur also has some stunning trekking trails surrounded by dense vegetation and various wildlife species. You can trek in the lush forests and explore different species of plants, birds and animals.

Jenukallu Gudda trek is especially famous in the area. You’ll enjoy some stunning views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and forests. You can even get spectacular sunset views. The town is also known for its areca nut farms.

A visit to Yellapur in Karnataka offers a wholesome experience. It has a mix of natural beauty, adventure sports and historic temples.

Where is Yellapur in Karnataka?

Yellapur is in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, about 81 km from Gokarna. It’s a perfect blend of heart-warming climate, natural sights and cultural heritage. Cascading waterfalls and charming forests are abundant in the region. Then, you can also explore the farms nearby.

Things to do in Yellapur

1. Visiting the stunning waterfalls – Waterfalls are one of the major attractions of Yellapur. It’s home to several waterfalls, including Sathodi Falls and Magod Falls. These are some of the must-see places in Yellapur where you can spend some time with nature. Lush, dense forests surround the waterfalls, offering a picturesque setting for photography enthusiasts.

2. Enjoying adventure sports – Visitors can also indulge in adventure like trekking and camping in Yellapur. Several trails around the town offer stunning views of the hills and valleys. And the forests, hills and waterfalls near Yellapur town provide an ideal setting for camping under the stars. Other adventure activities like rock climbing and water sports are also popular in and near the town.

3. Touring the lush green forests – The forests of Yellapur are home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. Tigers, leopards and elephants are common in the region, making this town an excellent destination for wildlife enthusiasts. The famous Kali Tiger Reserve is also nearby. You can enjoy nature walks and birdwatching here. And a wildlife safari in the reserve is an excellent opportunity to spot some rare species of animals and birds.

4. Checking out the historical sites – The town also has several religious sites that provide a glimpse into the rich history and culture of the region. Some popular places of interest in Yellapur are Siddhivinayak Temple, Ramalingeshwara Temple and Siddeshwara Temple. The temples are known for their religious significance as well as intricate architecture.

5. Exploring areca nut plantations – Another thing Yellapur is known for is its areca nut plantations. Almost 90% of the population is involved in farming in some way. You can visit the surrounding villages and see the farms to learn more about the cultivation process. You can also buy some nuts and other local produce at many shops around the town.

Best time to visit Yellapur

The best time to visit Yellapur is during the winter months, between November and February. During these days, the weather is pleasant and ideal for outdoor activities. You can visit the town also during the post-monsoon months to see the waterfalls of Yellapur in full glory.

Time to explore Yellapur

Yellapur is a small town and you can explore it comfortably on a day tour from Gokarna. If you want to visit all the popular waterfalls, farms and tourist places near Yellapur, reserve two days over the weekend for your Yellapur itinerary.

How to reach Yellapur from Gokarna?

Yellapur town is 80 km away from Gokarna. While the town has a bus stand, it doesn’t have a railway station or airport. The nearest railway station is in Ankola (70 km away) and the nearest international airport is in Dabolim, Goa (180 km away).

And here are the different ways to reach Yellapur –

By bus – Regular buses run between Gokarna and Yellapur. You can get off at the Yellapur bus stand and take a taxi or auto-rickshaw to visit the tourist places around.

By cab/taxi – Travelling by a private cab or taxi from Gokarna is the best way to visit Yellapur. Whether you want to take a one-day Yellapur local sightseeing tour or a relaxing weekend road trip, cabs are the most convenient. You can book them from the top car rental companies in Gokarna and enjoy your visit.

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