Yana Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Yana

Early morning bus ride to Kumta, not so early taxi ride through forests to yana, hike up the yana caves, stay in awe of nature, hunger pangs, cave exploration, more hunger pangs, junk eating, fun conversations, hike down, binge eating at vaibhav restaurant - kumta, fish and prawns, too full to get up, eat some more, drink a free lemonade given by the waiter, almost sleep at the restaurant, drag ourselves out, walk in hot sun, bus ride back, sunset on hilltop, cold shower, walk on the beach, fun dinner, sleep having decided to shift to a hilltop place to stay....

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It goes without saying that our next destination was Yana caves....

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Top Places To Visit in Yana 5 Spots

Yana Caves, Yana, Karnataka 581403
It is a village located in the Uttara Kannada district, in the Sahyadri mountain range and is know for its peculiar rock formations made of Karst limestone. Durind the annual Shivaratri, a car festival is also held here.
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Yana, Sirsi, India
Just Loved this place and its difficult to pen down its beauty . TREKKING - ROCK - CAVES - BEAUTY - BEES..much more to capture.
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Weekend Getaways from Yana  

Best time to visit - January,September,October,November,December
About 100kms west of Mysore, the hilly hamlet of Kodagu (formerly known as Coorg) is located in the evergreen highlands of the Western Ghats. This charming district beckons tourists with its spice gardens, cardamom forests and a sea of coffee plantations. Travel to Coorg for the wide array of adventure activities. Raft through the white rapids of the Barapole river, trek across the grasslands of the Kopatty-Kalugundi trail or quad biking through the Chevalara falls. For those seeking a more relaxed experience, fishing at the Valnoor and Bheemeshwari fishing camps or simply wandering through coffee plantations are some of the most sought after things to do in Coorg. The 17th century Madikeri Fort where the revered Tipu Sultan once held court, and the Omkareshwar temple are among the most famous attractions of the district’s headquarters in Madikeri. While you are here, also visit Namdroling Monastery in Bylakuppe, the largest Tibetan settlement of south India. Go here for a pleasant evening intermittent with monastic hymns, prayer bells and a motley of Tibetan handicrafts.


About Yana

If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, you can hire a bike or car and drive till the Yana Village nearby. It's 53km away, which means you will be on the road for around an hour and a half. This village is famous for its unusual rock formations (as shown in the picture above) called Karst or Asteroids. This attracts many trekkers here, resulting in economic benefits for this tiny village. This place also hosts an annual car festival during Shivratris, so you can plan your trip accordingly if you wish to witness that. The surrounding areas are populated by dense green forests where you can easily chill for a while and enjoy the view before hitting the road back to Gokarna.
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