4. YANA - A hill station situated in Uttara Kannada district, is located in the Sahyadri mountain range. It is famous for thick forest, streams, Goddess Durga bronze statue cave, Swayambhu shiva lingam, and Vibhuti falls.
How To Reach -
By Air- There are flights till Bangalore and then there is flight direct to Yana.
By Road- there are direct buses to Yana from Bangalore.
By Train- from Bangalore taking a train to kumta and from there many reach Yana. Yana is famous for two massive rocks-Mohini shikara and Bhairaveshwara shikara.
Best time to visit Yana is in the month of September-October. Rock climbing, rafting and diving are famous adventure sports in Yana.
5. NERSA - It is situated at Belgaum district at an height of 762m. It is very popular for Mahadayi valley, rich flora, picturesque steepy rock region, and wildlife for bats where 40 species are seen.
How to Reach -
By Air - Bangalore is the nearest airport and from there 505km away is Nersa.
By Train - Khanapur is nearest junction.
By road - They are well connected highways. Nersa is famous for Mahadayi valley which is a famous picnic spot.
August-September are the best months to visit Nersa. Trekking and paragliding are famous adventure sports done in Nersa.