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Place : Shimoga, Karnataka
Altitude : 2725 ft above sea level.
Temperature : Max Temperature:5°C; Min Temperature: 32°C
Significance : Cherrapunji of the south
Best Season : Between November and January
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Accommodation at Agumbe

There is no accommodation facilties available at Agumbe. One have to stay either Kastur Aka's house (Dodda Mane) or Agumbe Rain forest Research Station. Kastur Aka's house is best options to stay (Prior permission required). It is a century old house with all traditional rituals and cuisine. It situated just a short walk from the Agumbe bus stand. Opens : 5 am to 10 pm. For booking Contact : Kastur Akka : 08181-233075 or Ravikumar Pai (Her son in law): 9448603343. And Agumbe Rain forest Research Station ARRS also provides good accommodation. Accommodation facility is available and they also organises treks inside the forest. Non-vegetarian food is prepared on advance request. The station also has a micro hydroelectric unit that helps in maintaining its eco-friendly policy and operates on solar power. Timings: 9:00 am to 6:30 pm.

The other options stay in Shimoga or Sringeri where accommodation is not a problem. There are variety of hotels accessible for the tourists.


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