Tourist information for Karwar in Karnataka

This article explains the details for tourists about Karwar the administrative headquarter of the Uttar Kannada district.

Location of Karwar in Karnataka:
Karwar the administrative headquarter of the Uttar Kannada district is located 100 kms from Goa. From Managalore is it 260 Kms, and it is 519 kms from northwest Bangalore. It is a beautiful town and nice place with many sight seeing and beaches.

Weather of Karwar in Karnataka:
Karwar has the tropical climate, it gets rain throughout the year, and the temperature is always moderate which attracts most of the tourists. On the whole Karwar experiences a pleasant and favorable climate for visitors.

History of Karwar in Karnataka:
The special historical features of Karwar can be traced back to the colonial era in India. The British people used this Karwar town as their district headquarters in the year 1862. First the Arabs, followed by Dutch, Portuguese, French and finally, the British ruled here. The old name of 'Karwar' was 'Carwar'.

Water sports activity in Karwar:
Next to the beauty of seaside this is the perfect place for the water sports lovers, here the tourists can enjoy the sports like water bike, boating and the most thrilling banana water ride too.

Beauty of Karwar in Karnataka:
There are so many beaches, numerous temples and in addition to that Karwar town is a gateway to some other nature expeditions in the region. To get a wonderful sightseeing experience, Karwar is the exact place for tourists. The blue sea, beautiful sandy beaches green plantation in Karwar definitely explains the beauty of nature.
Karwar seashore

The best time to visit Karwar is the month from December to May.


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