Belgaum is a charming city nestling in the foothills of the Western Ghats. Having been ruled by the Chalukyas, the Goa Kadambas, the Yadavas, the Vijayanagar rulers, the Brahmins, the Adil Shahis and the Marathas, there are ample reminders of the tumultuous days gone by. Added to these arcaeological monuments is the natural beauty of the place with gushing rivers, enchanting hills and evergreen forests.

What to see

Belgaum Fort; Kapileshware Temple; St. Mary’s Church.

Getting There

Air: Belgaum is directly connected with Mumbai

Rail: Belgaum is connented by rail wih major cities and towns

Road: Belgaum is connected by road with Aihole 186 Km, Bangalore 499 Km, Bujapur 205 Km, Dharwad 20 Km, Hubli 82 Km, Kohlapur 104 Km, Malwan 185 Km, Mangalore 488 Km, Mumbai 525 km, Panaji 125 Km, Pune 341 Km, Sawantwadi 100 Km, Vengurla 127 Km.

General information

Area: 34.4 Sq.Km Temperature: Summer - Max: 36 Deg.C Min: 15 Deg.C Winter - Max: 30 Deg.C Min: 07 Deg.C Rainfall: 139.7 cm Altitude: 761.08 meters Season: Throughout the year (Best season November to January) STD Code: 0831

Excursions

  1. Gokak Falls (60 Km): Where the Ghatprabha river winds its way serenely before plummeting over a sandstone cliff of 52 meters.
  2. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary (12 Km): Rich in flora and fauna, the animals that can be seen here include the Bison, Chital, Sambar, Civet Cat, Tiger, Panther etc.
  3. Gadachinmalki falls (26 Km); Haishi (38 Km); Kittur 45 Km); Hukeri Fort (50 Km); Sogal (58 Km); Nipani Fort (70 Km); Saundatti Fort (72 Km); Athani (148 Km).