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Drive to Sirsi-- Yana- Gokarna--Murudeshwara-- Idagunji-- Ankola - DAY 1

Discussion in 'Travelogues & Experiences' started by sriks84, May 27, 2014.

  1. sriks84

    sriks84 Amatore

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    Bangalore
    Hey Folks,

    It has been quite some time, since I have posted on TFI and here I come with my latest drive experience on my Linea 1.3 MJD ( BLack Beast).

    First of all I would like to thank Manju and Guru my close Buddies who made this tour possible and this time we were all set to explore Caves and beaches ..

    After several rounds of discussions, we deiced to hit YANA caves shown in Nammura Mandara Hoove Kannada movie and the idea sounded interesting for my friends as well.

    Yana is 45 KMS from Sirsi Town and pretty close around 50KM to the coastal belt which is KUMTA, GOKARNA etc.

    The D Day was all set on 24th May- Staurday and to keep this travelogue short and sweet I have been very precise to the points with loads of Pics :)



    Summary of the tour


    No of people : 3 guys Including me :)


    No of KMS : 1343 in 3 days !!


    Mode of Trasnport : My Black Beast Linea MJD :)


    Places Visited : Sonda Temple, Marikamba Temple, Sahasra Linga, Idagunji Ganesha Temple, Murudeshwara, Gokarna,Anokla- Honey Beach Resort Apsarakonda Falls and Finally Yana


    Day 1 :24th May - Saturday : Departed from Bangalore at 5:30 AM , reached Sonda Temple at 12:30 finished our lunch and headed towards
    Sahasra Linga --> drove to Marikamba Temple ---> drove to Honey Beach resort @ Ankola very close to Karwar




    Day 2: 25th May - Sunday : Drove from Ankola to Idagunji Mahaganapathy Temple ---> then reached Murudeshwara ---> drove to ApsaraKonda Falls near Honnavar --> reached OM Beach in Gokaran --> darshan in Gokarna Temple --> back to our BEACH RESORT in Ankola


    Day 3: 26th may - Monday : Checked out of our resort in Ankole -- Drove to Yana - 4 KM trek in Yana ---> Drove directly back to Bangalore





    Distance Covered on Day 1 : ( Route : Blore to Haveri on NH4 --> Haveri to Sirsi --> Sirsi to Gokaran --> Gokaran to Ankola )


    Blore to Sonda Temple : 420 Kms


    Sonda temple to SahasraLinga: 10 KMs


    Sahasra Linga to Marikamba Templ: 20 KM


    Marikamba Temple to Ankola Honey Beach Resort : 95 Kms


    TOTAL : 570 Kms ( around 20 KM extra that covers NICE ROAD distance etc etc .. )





    Distance Covered on Day 2: ( All the below places are in and around NH-17)


    Honey Beach Resort to Idagunji Temple : 80 KMS


    Idagunji Temple to Murudeshwar : 19 KMS


    Murudeshwar to Apsarakonda Falls : 23 KMS


    Apsarakonda Falls to OM BEACH : 100 KMS


    OM Beach to Gokarna Temple : 6 KMs


    Gokarna Temple Back to Honey Beach Resort- Ankola : 46 Kms


    Total Distance : 274 Kms covered on Day 2




    Distance Covered on Day 3 ( NH 17 to yana --> yana to Sirsi --> Sirsi to Halageri ( unexplored route which is very good) --> Halageri to NH4 --> and All the wya back to bangalore)




    Honey Beach Resort Ankola to Yana Caves : 62 KMS


    Yana Caves Back to Bangalore via Sirsi, Halageri,Harihara,Davangere, Chitradurga, Sira , Tumkur and Bangalore : 434 KMs


    Total Distance Driven : 496 Kms

    Day 1 :

    On our way to NH4




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    Stop Near Harihara for Breakfast

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    Sonda Mutt Temple Pics

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    Sahasra Linga
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    sriks84 Amatore

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    Bangalore
    Drive to Sirsi-- Yana- Gokarna--Murudeshwara-- Idagunji-- Ankola - Day 2 & 3

    We started our second day heading towards Idagunji Ganesh Temple

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    Then Drove to Murudeshwara

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    Apsarakonda Falls was our next destination
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    ALl time Favourite OM BEACH

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    Reached resort from there ..

    Day 3 was all about Yana and driving down to Blore from there .

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