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Homestay activities:


Morning Meditation.

Guests may trek to the forest and plantation surrounding the Homestay: Guests could possibly spot NilagiriLangur, the Malabar Giant Squirrel, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Yellow Browed Bulbul besides a wide range of other species endemic to the Western Ghats and a fabulous array of butterflies.

Guests may take a leisurely walk to a Stream near the property, anytime during the day.

Culinary demonstration.

Places of interest in Shimoga


Distance from Devangi Atithya Homestay

kundadri (40 Km)

Kundadri is a hill (826 mt) with dense forests in the Western Ghats located in Shimoga District Karnataka State, India.It is 70 km from Udupi city. This hill is known for 17th century Jain temple dedicated to Thirthankara and the place is known to have given shelter to one Kundakunda Muni during earlier centuries.

Kodachadri (76 Km)

Kodachadri is a mountain peak with dense forests (elevation - 1,343 metres above sea level)in the Western Ghats in South India (Shivamogga Dist., Karnataka State). It is declared as natural heritage site by Government Karnataka. and it is 10th highest peak of Karnataka.

Chibbalagudde (6 Km)

Chibbalagudde is calm and lovely place located at a distance of 10 Km from Thirthahalli on the banks of river Tunga. Chibbalagudde is popular because of temple of Sri Siddi Vinayaka and Matsyadhama which has lot of fishes at Tunga River.

Thirthahalli (10 Km)

Thirthahalli is a panchayat town located in the Shimoga District of the state of Karnataka, India. It lies on the bank of the river Tunga and is also the headquarters of the Thirthahalli Taluk of Shimoga district.Thirthahalli, meaning a village of holy water, is a sacred town on the banks of River Tunga. Legend has it that a dip in this river will wash off one's sins.

Agumbe (30 Km)

Agumbe is associated with rainforest conservation efforts, documentation of medicinal plants, tourism (trekking and photography), and promotion of cottage industry. Naxal communists are active in Agumbe and surrounds

Kavishaila (Kuppalli) (5 Km)

A place celebrated for great kannada poet 'KuVemPu', whose ancestral home houses a museum and a Stonehenge like monument in his memory.Kavishaila is a rock monument made of megalithic rocks and dedicated to Kuvempu. It is on the top of a small hill in Kuppali.

Sakkare Bailu (55 Km)

Located near Tunga Dam at Gajanur, Sakkare bailu has a unique Elephant camp where you can watch the delightful animal get trained by the mahouts.

MandaGadde (23 Km)

A heaven for bird watchers, this beautiful small island formed by the Tunga River welcomes a variety of migratory birds.

Sringeri (50Km)

A tranquil temple town located on the banks of River Tunga, this pilgrimage centre is the first mutt established by Sri Adi Shankaracharya in 8th century.

Lion Safari (80 Km)

A beautiful wildlife destination located in Tyavarekoppa, this place is home to many magnificent animals like Lion, Tiger, Cheetah, Deer and other species of animals.

Koppa (17 Km)

A small serene town located amidst the Sahyadri mountain range renowned for its picturesque coffee plantations

Kavale Durga (30 Km)

A place with a magnificent 9th century fort atop the hill featuring ancient architecture.

Jog Falls (108 Km)

Jog Falls, Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls is the 2nd highest waterfall in India located near Sagara taluk in the state of Karnataka. It is a segmented waterfall which, depending on rain and season, becomes a plunge waterfall.

Jogi Gundi Falls (44 Km)

Jogi Gundi Falls is in Agumbe, Thirthahallilocale.The height of the waterfall is around 20 ft. This waterfall is known for its natural beauty around it. There is a large pool & the water is falling from one side of the stone mountain. The pool is exceptionally pleasant. If you bring a few villagers with you, they will tell you some strange stories about this spot. After leaving the pool, the water is streaming in a crisscross way through rough way & there you can shower, play, & enjoy the fresh water.

Sirimana Falls (60 Km)

At a distance of 15 Kms from Sringeri& 5 Kms from Kigga, Sirimane Falls (also known as Kigga Falls) is a popular waterfalls located in the deep forest of Western Ghats. With a height of about 40 feet, this waterfall is located in serene surroundings with dense forest all around. There is a motorable road available to reach the falls and vehicles can be hired from Kigga (there are several autos as well plying between Kigga and Sirimane). A little walk is required from the parking place to reach the falls through well laid steps.

Barkana Falls (43 Km)

Barkana Falls is one of the ten highest waterfalls in India. The waterfall is located in Balehalli forest area, at a distance of about 7 km from the Agumbe village in Shimoga district of Karnataka. The waterfall has a height of about 850 ft. It is located at a height of about 259 metres above sea level. It originates from the Seeta River that flows through this region.

Place Statistics:


Type of place: Rain forests, Western Ghats, Mangalore Solapur Highway
Situated: Shimoga District, Thirthahalli Taluk, Karnataka
Distance: Bangalore: 350 km; Shimoga: 70 km; Udupi: 97 km; Mangalore International Airport: 138 km; Sringeri: 50 km; Thirthahalli: 10 km
Transport: Well connected by road
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