Water play at Devbagh and Dandeli

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Devbagh island is located at the confluence of River Kali and Arabian sea. The lagoons formed by the confluence form a perfect and safe place for swimming. The sea level rises during the night engulfing all the lagoons and the tide remains high till late in the next morning. The water starts receding till the evening and the lagoons are again formed by evening.

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Natural Jacuzzi at Dandeli

 

Evenings are the best time to swim in the lagoons. The rise and fall in the sea level causes a lot of seashells to be scattered  on the sea shore . As the sun sets in the evening, the entire shore gets bathed in golden light and the sea shell shine even more beautifully. The Devbagh beach in the evenings is truly  a photographers paradise.

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Casuarina Trees at Devbagh

The shallow lagoons, seashells spread across the shore, the golden sunset-all together make a heavenly experience at Devbagh – true to the meaning. The whole island of Devbagh is covered with casuarina trees which provide  perfect shade for the visitors to roam around the island or laze on the hammocks at any time of the day.

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River rafting at Dandeli

Dandeli  never fails to entertain you with its lush green forest, the mystic Kali river which flows through creeks and valleys,  breathtaking view points,  numerous waterfalls,  adventure sports, the amazing flora and fauna in the forest, wildlife and birds- It has something for every  wandering soul.

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Jungle Trek at Dandeli

 

Since the Supa dam is used for hydel power generation, the water is released through the gates throughout the year. It is in this water that the rafting is arranged. Some of the days, rafting might not be possible when the hydel power station is shutdown  for maintenance  work. However, all other water activities can be enjoyed even when water is not released from the dam.

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Devbagh Island

Best time to visit : September  to January. Months of October and December is the peak season and booking in advance is advised.

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Swimming in Lagoons at Devbagh

 

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Sindhu is a software engineer by profession and loves to do crafts and travel in her free time. She is also interested in gardening and is an avid believer of upcycling and reusing stuff to minimize waste. Visit her BLOG to see her crafty creations and DIY projects.

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