About Hornbill River Resort, Dandeli


Accommodation at the resort is comfortable and merge with the environment and nature around.

For a different feel, to stay in the nature’s lap, try our Rock House or Tent house. You will always be welcomed with the exotic view of the river.

A fresh morning where the dew on the grass kiss your feet for a shower making you feel more exotic.

For the romantic minded, spend nights in our Tree houses, let the sounds of the forest fill your dreams and wake up to the sweet rhyme of the birds.

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Places around Hornbill Resort

Kavala Caves

These caves have a gigantic ‘Shivling’ formed inside. An awe-inspiring sight, one needs to crawl to get into the caves.

Syntheri Rock

Syntheri Rock is a 300 feet tall monolithic granite located deep inside the thick Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. A jeep ride for about an hour followed by a walk through the scenic jungle will bring you to this incredibly beautiful sculpture of nature.

Sykes PointSykes Point

From here one can get an unhindered view of the Kali River flowing through the gorges and the valleys below.

Barapede Caves
Barapede Caves

The Wroughton’s free-tailed bat (Otomops wroughtoni) is a free-tailed bat found only in the Barapede Caves, located between Krishnapur and Talewadi. These bats may be lost to the world even before they are properly studied. It is listed as a critically endangered species due to habitat loss and a restricted range.

Reaching Hornbill Resort

Hornbill River Resort is located near Dandeli town in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. It is in the Western Ghats region in North Karnataka, India. The Hornbill River Resort can be reached by Train, Road or Air.


Plenty of trains ply to cities close to Dandeli. From Bangalore or Mumbai, alight at Londa, Dharwad or Hubli Railway Station.


Dandeli is well connected to Bangalore, Mumbai, Goa, Belgaum, Karwar and Hubli-Dharwad by road. Several luxury buses ply to Dandeli everyday. There are direct overnight buses from Bangalore to Dandeli.


Goa is about 2 hours from Dandeli and is well connected by air. Kingfisher Airlines has flights to Hubli, from where Dandeli is about one and a half hours drive.


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