Shivapura Hanging Bridge is one of the beautiful tourist attractions in yellapur taluk. This bridge is at the distance of 20km from yellapur and is just 5km before the famous “Satoddi waterfalls”. This bridge was built to connect yellapur and Joida taluk via Shivapura village and also a famous temple in Ulavi (Shree Chenna basaveshwara Temple). Otherwise one should has to travel nearly 96km to reach Ulavi. This bridge is built over the back water of Kali river dam. This is very calm place for visitors. Sometimes you can watch wild animals in this place if you are lucky. In rainy season this places becomes very beautiful. This Shivapura Hanging Bridge is about 300m long and 1.5 metre wide. U can see the instruction board containing the detailed information of this bridge on both sides. Only a bike can go on this river at a time. Before the construction of this bridge people used to cross the water by small boats. You can hear sounds of different birds. In this back water you can see different kinds of fishes.
Many of you might be waiting to visit Dandeli for adventurous activities like water sports, jungle safari, water rafting, jungle trekking etc. Here you have a good opportunity to enjoy the India’s first Canopy walk in Dandeli. Yes, you heard it right India’s first canopy walk is in Dandeli and here the countdown begins to enjoy this chance to have a look at it. India’s first canopy walk will become a reality in core Western Ghats of Karnataka. This canopy is 240m canopy walkway and around 30ft above the ground has been created at Kuveshi area near Castle Rock of Uttara Kannada (Dandeli). This project is been developed jointly by Karnataka Tourism and Forest Departments. This project will definitely boost the tourism and the tourist will really be enthusiast to experience the new adventure.
Syntheri Rock is situated nearly 40km away from Dandeli on route to Ulavi. This is considering to be the most attractive as well as dangerous tourist spot. It is an eye catching spot when different types of rocks are found. The geological dept has displayed the history of different type of rocks found here. The step rock with a kind of pocket like cave and the river kali flowing swiftly on the rocks is worth observing. But one has to be careful as too near the waterfalls tight security has been appointed and all the safely measures are observed. A jeep ride for about an hour followed by a walk through the scenic jungle will bring you to this incredibly beautiful sculpture of nature.
Among the beautiful tourist attractions near Dandeli is the Nagoda Backwaters. The calm and serene view of water and sunset in this part of Dandeli tourism is simply lovely. It is Place where Supa Dam Water Is Stored . Very Attractive Place to have fun and enjoyment, rubber maid storage Wow, the colours are amazing. From Dandeli it takes 25 Kms Distance.
Supa Dam is the second largest dam in the State. This 101 Mtrs high and 332 Mtrs long concrete gravity dam is built across the Kali river in Joida Taluk of Uttara Kannada District. The power house at the foot of the dam has two electricity generators of fifty megawatt each. The electricity generated is supplied to different parts of Karnataka. This Dam used to produce Electrical power under KPC.
Syke’s Point is named after a British engineer who discovered it. It is a breath taking view from this point where you can see deep valleys, thickly forested hills and the most enchanting Nagajhari river flowing into the Kali. This is one of the finest view of the river you can see anywhere in Karnataka. It is lovely to watch the sunset from here or see the giant horn-bills gliding effortlessly from one side of the valley to the other.
Kavala Caves are limestone caves located 25 km away from the base camp at Dandeli. Kavala caves are situated on the face of one of the mountains in the heart of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. These caves are very tiny in dimension and an interesting way to enter them, after climbing down 375 steps one reaches the Cave entrance, and then has to crawl 40 ft deep through winding and have a lot of stalagmite formations. There is a particular huge stalagmite, which is revered by the local people as a Shivling. A temple stands in front of the caves. The naturally formed Shivalinga is a miracle of nature and should not be missed. All those who have been visited to the Kavala Caves say that it must certainly be visited and must not be missed at any cost while on a trip to Dandeli or Uttara Kannada district.
Surrounded by the blissful landscape comprising thick evergreen forests, Moulangi Eco Park is a place that you ought to be when you are in Dandeli. An ideal spot for those who are fond of camping, Moulangi Eco Park is a breath taking place where you can enjoy the serenity of nature at its best. It is replete with beautiful bamboo trees and makes for a perfect picnic place for the tourists. This place is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts as one can enjoy an exhilarating trek in the jungles on the steep cliffs, indulge in rock climbing and appreciate the plummeting silence of the wilderness. It is also known to be a great place to spot various species of plants and animals and add it to your list of adventures in Dandeli. Moulangi Eco Park is one of the most surreal attractions in Dandeli if you wish to have a wonderful time with your friends and family.
Ulavi is an important centre of pilgrimage. Ulavi is located at western ghatts. One important cave inside is “Vibhooti Kanaja”, which means a place where sacred ash is stored. This is the structure formed by lime stone. There were other caves like Akka Nagammana gavi and Rudrakshi Mantapa which you can visit. The last and the main cave was Akala Gavi. As the cave was at a higher position, an iron ladder is placed to climb. The cave is part of a massive rock formation of several hundred feet.