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Tourist Places in Badami

Badami is a small town located in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka. Once home and a capital of the Chalukya dynasty during the 6th and 7th century, it is no wonder that the place has a rich and intriguing heritage. The town is located near the Agastya lake which is flanked by two hills, the Vatapi and the Ilvala. Surrounded by a mix of both hilly ruggedness and green serenity, Badami is a land of great heritage and is surrounded by imprints of the glorious days of kings gone by. The main attraction in Badami that has made it such a valuable collection to Indian heritage are the Badami cave temples, built by the king Chalukyas. The Badami caves consist of four rock cut temples. These temples are cut into the mountainous rocks themselves and make for a sight that can put any modern engineering marvel to shame. Other places that can make your trip even more exciting and heart-pounding are the Agastya lake, Badami fort, and the Bhutanatha temple among others. There are plenty of accommodation facilities in and around Badami and one can make use of the great view of the surroundings most of them offer. Rock climbing, trekking, and cave hiking are common attractions that should not be missed on a trip to Badami.

Places to Vist in Badami

Badami cave temples: The Badami cave temples are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Badami. Prime examples of Indian rock cut architecture and the Chalukya architecture, the temples are carved from the hill itself and comprise of four caves, each with its own unique fervour. The oldest of these is the cave temple 1 which was built back in the 5th century. This one is a tribute to Shiva and has many beautiful carvings of him in it. Cave temple 2 and 3 are a tribute to lord Vishnu in his various forms. Cave temple 4 has a spectacular image of Mahavira and is a tribute to Jainism. The place has an entry fee of Rs.10 for people above 15 years of age.

Agastya lake: This large lake is located near to the cave temples, and is a sight to behold. Surrounded by the temples and lush greenery, the lake is said to have healing properties and is visited by many pilgrims from all walks of life.

Bhuthanatha temple: The Bhuthanatha temple complex consists of two temples and is made of sandstone. It is dedicated to lord Shiva, in his form called Bhuthanatha, and is highly revered by many Shiva followers. The construction of the temple was started in the 7th century but it was completed only in the 11th century. There are also various carvings and engravings of various figures like lord Vishnu and some Jain figures.

Malegitti Shivalaya temple: Situated on top of a hill some 2 km from the town is the Malegetti Shivalaya temple and fort. The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva in the avatar of a garland maker. There are various sculptures and inscriptions here that tell its history and to glorify its marvel we can see other such constructions of the Dravidian architecture.

Banashankari temple: The temple was built in the 7th century by Chalukya kings and is home to the deity Banashankari. It is said that Banashankari is an incarnation of lord Durga. The idol of Durga with a demon crushed under her foot can be seen carved out of black stone here. The temple exhibits traits of Dravidian architecture and is revered and oft visited by many locals and tourists.

Badami fort: The Badami fort is often visited by tourists who visit the Badami cave temples, as the fort is located in front of the cave temples. It consists of two Shivalayas, one dedicated to lord Shiva and one to lord Ganesha. A must see on your visit, the fort was an ancient home for many Chalukyan kings.

How to Reach Places To Visit In Badami

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Bangalore to Badami Route:Bangalore to Badami route is Bangalore-Tumur-Chitradurga-Hosapete-Badami. Bangalore to Badami distance is 450 km, covered in 8 h via NH4 and NH13.

Bijapur to Badami Route:Bijapur to Badami route is Bijapur-Jumanal-Kolhar-Bilgi-Badami. Bijapur to Badami distance is 130 km, covered in 2 h 15 min via NH218.

Belgaum to Badami Route:Belgaum to Badami route is Belgaum-Marihal-Salahalli-Badami. Belgaum to Badami distance is 165 km, covered in 3 h via Bachi – Raichur Highway - Bagalkot-Belgaum road.

Hubli to Badami Route:Hubli to Badami route is Hubli-Hebsur-Navalgund-Nargund-Badami. Hubli to Badami distance is 105 km, covered in 1 h 50 min via NH218. Hubli is also known as Hubali.

The nearest railway station to Badami is Hubli. Distance from Hubli Railway Station to Badami is 105 km.

The nearest airport to Badami is the Hubli airport. Badami to Hubli Airport distance is 105 km.

Best Time to Visit Badami

The best time to visit Badami is during the winters, roughly between September and February as it can get really hot during the summers with temperatures peaking at about 42°C. While visiting during winters, remember to bring sweaters and jerkins as it can get really cold during night time.

Distance to Places To Visit In Badami

From PlaceDistance (in Km)
Bangalore450 km
Belgaum165 km
Shimoga295 km
Bijapur130 km

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Which are the Hotels/ Resorts at Vythiri?

Each resort in Vythiri has its own unique experience to boast about. Major resorts in Vythiri area are Vythiri Village Resort, Windflower Resort & Spa Vythiri, Abad Brookside, Wayanad Wild.

 

Where is Vythiri Resort Located?

Vythiri Resort is located at around 6 km from Vythiri town in Wayanad District, Kerala. Nearest Airport to Vythiri Resort is Calicut (also known as Kozhikode – Code CCJ) International Airport (Distance is 75 km and traveling time is 2.5 hours). Nearest Railway Station to Vythiri Resort is Calicut (Code CLT) which is around 63 km from Vythiri Resort.

 

What are the Places to Visit in Vythiri Area?

If you stay in a Resort at Vythiri you can easily visit Pookode Lake, Lakkidi View Point and Chain Tree very easily. Banasura Sagar Dam and Karlad Lake are also quite accessible without much travel.

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How to reach Vythiri Resort Wayanad?

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Kozhikode to Vythiri Resort?

Kozhikode (Also known as Calicut) is the best place for your arrival for Vythiri Resort Package. Kozhikode is the nearest Airport to Vythiri Resort. Calicut Airport to Vythiri Resort distance is 76 km, covered in 2.5 hours.

 

Vythiri Resort from Bangalore?

Bangalore Airport to Vythiri Resort distance is 337 km and the driving time is 7 hours approximately. Bangalore to Vythiri Resort route followed by our cab is Bangalore – Channapatna – Mandya – Mysore – Gundalpet – Sulthan Bathery – Kalpetta – Vythiri. You can contact us for transfer from Bangalore to Vythiri Resort and we will offer the best rates for an all inclusive package along with your tour co-ordination. You need to start from Bangalore Airport at least by 2 PM, because the road through Bandipur closes by 9 PM.

 

Vythiri from Chennai?

There are flight and train options available to Calicut (Kozhikode) from Chennai. The nearest Airport and Railway station to Vythiri Resort is Calicut. From Calicut International Airport( Code- CCJ) it will take 2.5 h drive ( about 75 Km) to reach Vythiri Resort. Distance from Calicut Railway station ( CLT) to  Vythiri resort is 63 km. Kozhikode to Vythiri Resort route is Kozhikode – Thamarassery – Adivaram – Lakkidi – Vythiri.

There are direct flight and trains to Mysore from Chennai. Mysore to Vythiri Resort distance is around 146 km, covered in 3.5 h. Mysore to Vythiri Route is Nanjangud – Gundlupet – Sulthan Bathery – Kalpetta – Vythiri. You can write to info@groowynd.com for booking Vythiri Resort Package with transfers from Mysore or Kozhikode.

 

Vythiri from Kannur?

From Kannur Airport (CNN) it is a 127 Km drive to Vythiri, approximate travel time will be 3.30h. Driving route from Kannur is Koothumaparamba- Periya- Mananthavadi- Panamaram- Muttil- Kalpetta- Vythiri. We can arrange pick up by exclusive cab from Kannur Airport.

 

How to Book a Vythiri Resort Package?

You can book Vythiri Resort Package through Groowynd, a Trip Advisor featured destination expert. Our Packages include transfers from Bangalore, Mysore, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Cochin etc. Write to info@groowynd.com for Vythiri Resort Package Price and booking details.

 

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