sykes point, kavaLa caves  

Posted by Girish Hegade in , , , ,

This place near Ambikanagar near Dandeli is famous for its fabulous view of the valley of the river Kali inside the Dandeli Reserved Forest. There is a temple near by on top of a small hill. This temple is inside a cave, This place is called "kavaLa caves". This place offers a great part of the untouched part of the forests of the Western Ghats. Being a wildlife reserve opportunities for trekking are less.
This place is round 23kms from Dandeli. The other place near by is the Syntheri Rocks which is 32kms from Dandeli. Here is a monolith of around 500ft with the Kaneri river beneath with a small waterfall.The Dandeli Reserved Forest is 475sq.kms big with Aninshi National Park with area 250sq.kms.

Fact File :
Geo: {sykes point, kavaLa caves} in Supa taluq in North Kanara district in North West Karnataka.

- From Bangalore 500+ kms
- From Nearest Town Ambika Nagar 8kms
- From Nearest Petrol Bunk Ambika Nagar
- Nearest Medical Help Ambika Nagar
- Nearest Hotel Ambika Nagar

Approach : Best Time Any Time but Summer.

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This is truly a wonderful place to be.
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December 11, 2008 at 10:38 PM

heaven in karnataka !...


October 16, 2010 at 12:37 PM

There there for writing about this place.
IF you help me with few queries, i plan to visit soon.
1. Can we enter the caves without a guide and find our way back?
2. Can this be combined with Yana,Banavasi,Ulavi and Syntheri with 2 day for seeing all of them.

October 25, 2011 at 6:02 AM

Thanks for sharing information about Kavala caves. Haven for nature buffs, Dandeli is located by the banks of the Kali river. One can indulge in kayaking, canoing, rafting and other activities to satiate the adventurous cravings. Check out some popular places to visit in Dandeli such as Ulavi Channabasappa Temple, and Anshi National Park etc.

September 15, 2015 at 4:48 AM

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