Agumbe is the wettest place in South India. The rain forests at Agumbe survives because of the tremendous amount of rainfall that it receives. The sunset point at Agumbe is a beautiful location offering a magnificent view of the sun giving way for the moon. The waterfalls at Agumbe are Kunchikal Falls,Barkana Falls and Onake Abbi Falls. The misty mornings, windy evenings and rainy nights are the delights of Agumbe. The temple town of Sringeri is only 20km away from Agumbe.
It is worth to visit Agumbe during the months of October to May for a memorable trekking experience.
Being a village Agumbe donot have enough stay options for travellers. A travellers bungalow is available at Agumbe. Kasturi Akka a native of Agumbe arranges stay for travellers at Doddamane ( ph:08181- 233075). Other option of stay is at Sringeri.
Route 1: Bangalore - Tumkur - Arsikere - Kadur - Tarikere - Shimoga - Thirthrahalli - Agumbe.