Belgaum is situated in the foothills of the Western Ghats and is 502 km from Bangalore and 154 km from Panaji. It is a beautiful destination that is surrounded by hills, rivers and evergreen forests, and has a cool climate throughout the year.
The Gokak waterfall located here takes a winding course to drizzle over an enchanting sandstone precipice overlooking the horse-shaped Gokak Valley. Among the things to do in Belgaum is experiencing the wildlife of Karnataka at Khanapur, which is famous for its forests and tigers. Other tourist places to visit in Belgaum would be Jamboti Waterfalls, Bailhongal and Yellamma temple. Among the places to visit near Belgaum is Dudhsagar Waterfalls, located around 105 km away. The spot is scenic and also provides many hiking routes to trekkers. This city has a delicious assortment of South Indian food. Best restaurants in Belgaum you must visit are Zuber Biryaniwala, Saffron Restaurant and Hotel Sankam Residency. If you want to experiment with your food, trying street food Belgaum is a must. Go for sweets such as kunda, a milk-based sweet and maande, which is an essential at weddings. For those wanting to spend the night, the city offers several accommodation facilities. Belgaum weather is best right after monsoon, so it's ideal to go between September and October.