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Attractions to explore near Barkana falls

Barkana falls
Barkana fallsBarkana falls, Agumbe, Karnataka 577411

One of the ten highest waterfalls in India. Formed by River Seetha River, the waterfall offers most amazing views during the rainy season.

Nearby Attractions

Agumbe
Agumbe1.65 KMs away from Barkana falls

A settlement nestled in the thickly forested Malenadu region of the Western Ghats mountain range. Owing to its high rainfall, it is referred to as "The Cherrarapunji of the south". Agumbe is associated with rainforest conservation efforts, documentation of medicinal plants, trekking, and photography. There is also a sanctuary for King Cobra here.

Onake Abbi Falls
Onake Abbi Falls3.45 KMs away from Barkana falls

Towering waterfall dropping from a high rock cliff. Hike for about 1.5 hours to reach the falls. Water drops from over 200 feet into a pool.

Koodlu Waterfall
Koodlu Waterfall8.87 KMs away from Barkana falls

Waterfalls located inside a jungle. Feaures a stream of water that drops 300 ft. into a shallow pool. adventure and trekking lovers can explore this place in detail.

Kundadri Hills
Kundadri Hills11.28 KMs away from Barkana falls

A mountain peak crowning dense forests. There is a Jain Temple at the top of the mountain, and two small ponds formed by the rock on one side of this temple provided water to earlier sages.

Sirimane Waterfalls
Sirimane Waterfalls14.56 KMs away from Barkana falls

Cascading waterfalls & pools in dense forest surrounding with a height of about 40 feet. It is possible to get right to the bottom of the falls and enjoy the force. This is very safe place to swim & play in the water.

Gomateshwara Statue
Gomateshwara Statue33.02 KMs away from Barkana falls

42 feet high monolith statue of Bahubali situated in the Udupi city of Karnatakaon and a rough hillock called Bahubali Betta in Karkala. It is one of the five monoliths of Gomateshwara in Karnataka.

Kudremukh Peak
Kudremukh Peak34.08 KMs away from Barkana falls

The second highest peak in Karnataka. Kuduremukha literally means 'horse-face' (in Kannada) and refers to a particular picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse's face.

Adhishakthyathmaka Sri Annapoorneshwari Temple Horanadu

Situated on the banks of river Bhadra, surrounded by forest, this temple is dedicated to the goddess Annapoorneshwari. It is believed that the sage Agastya in 8th century established the icon of the goddess here.

Sri Krishna Mutt, Udupi
Sri Krishna Mutt, Udupi40.40 KMs away from Barkana falls

A famous Hindu temple dedicated to Krishna and Davita Mutt. The area is a holy place for daily devotion and living.

Aanegudde Shree Vinayaka Temple, Kumbhashi
Aanegudde Shree Vinayaka Temple, Kumbhashi43.01 KMs away from Barkana falls

One of the seven places of pilgrimage in the region called ‘Parashurama Srishti’ which are believed to be created by sage Parashurama. Anegudde means elephant (Aane) hillock (Gudde) and it is the abode of the elephant god, Sri Vinayaka.

Malpe Beach
Malpe Beach45.08 KMs away from Barkana falls

With a never-ending coastline and palm trees lining up on its shores. It is one of the most important fishing area of Karnataka.

St. Mary's Island
St. Mary's Island47.06 KMs away from Barkana falls

Also known as coconut island, is a set of four small islands in the Arabian sea off the coast of Malpe. They are known for their distinctive geological formation of columnar basaltic lava.

Kodachadri Hill
Kodachadri Hill47.77 KMs away from Barkana falls

13th highest peak of Karnataka state. Surrounded by dense forests and breathtaking views, it is a major attraction for hikers. At the top of the peak stands a stone-built temple dedicated to Adi Shankara.

Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary
Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary48.44 KMs away from Barkana falls

One of the 20 important sanctuaries in India. The sanctuary is situated on an island that spans an area of 1.14 acres and it is surrounded by forest and river Tunga. Over 5,000 birds here during the peak season from July to September, boating can be taken for closer viewing of the nesting birds.

Kaup Beach
Kaup Beach48.50 KMs away from Barkana falls

Shooting location of many movies. THis beacch gives a panoramic view of the Arabian sea. The sea is a bit rougher here, be careful when you explore.

Kaup Light House
Kaup Light House48.52 KMs away from Barkana falls

Built in 1901, this lighthouse has since warned thousands of sailors from the presence of dangerous rocks. It stands on a large rock, with a height of about 27 meters from its base.

Hidlumane Waterfalls
Hidlumane Waterfalls48.58 KMs away from Barkana falls

Accessed by hiking, this is a series of six cascading waterfalls hidden from one other. The trek from the first fall to the 6th fall includes steeper trek that runs through forest, water, and rocks.

Sri Mookambika Temple
Sri Mookambika Temple51.52 KMs away from Barkana falls

The famous temple located in the valley of Kodchadri peak. A good place for mental rejuvenation and for spiritual energy.

Maravanthe beach
Maravanthe beach54.39 KMs away from Barkana falls

NH-66 runs next to the beach and the Suparnika River flows on the other side of the road, creating a spectacular scenery here.

Bandaje Falls
Bandaje Falls54.94 KMs away from Barkana falls

Formed by a tributary of the Netravathi river, it falls from a rocky cliff and is about 200 feet tall. About ten kilometers of hiking is required to get near to this falls.