• Bird Watching

    Hornbill and other birds most oftenly seen.
  • Wild Life

    Tiger, Bison, Black Panther can be seen in Jungle Safari
  • Crocodile

    Crocodile Park is situated just 20 minutes away form Dandeli
  • Wild Life

    Tiger, Bison, Black Panther can be seen in Jungle Safari
  • Trible Dance

    one of the ancient dance forms existent in India.
  • Mountain Biking

    Experience Nature by riding in to Thick Forest
  • Water Activities

    Dandeli is Ideal Place for Water Rafting, Kayaking etc.,
Welcome to Dandeli

Dandeli is the picturesque town of Uttar Kannada district in Karnataka. Geographically located from 14.12 to 15.12 latitude and 74.16 to 74.44 longitudes. Altitude varies from 400 meters to 700 meters. The highest point being hegada temba in the south west temperature ranges from 16 c to 8 c and annual rain fall varies between 1299mm to 5000mm with average of 2500mm of rain.

Nature Wildlife Adventure
The origin of the name of the city is unknown . Some say that Dandeli desires its name by Dandavalli Aranya ( Bamboo Forest ) or Dandakaranya believed Lord Rama came during the period of Vanavasa . Another source states that a king named Dandakanayaka passed through the forests and named them after himself, and the city is believed to stand on the place where Dandakaranya stood ,local legend states that the city is named after Dandelappa, a local deity, a servant of the Mirashi landlords who lost his life because of his loyalty .The people of Dandeli believed him great esteem and he is worshipped in temple.