Honnavar is a port town in Karnataka that is home to the
Honnavar Taluk. Lying on the coast of the Arabian Sea and on the banks of River
Sharavati, Honnavar forms a picturesque estuary that attracts visitors from all
over India. Once a seaport for the british, it is now home to temples, beaches,
trekking, adventure sports and much more. Honnavar is a great place to relax
and unwind for the weekend with friends and family.
Rent a car from Zoom and arrive at Honnavar with ease! The best way to get there is via the Bangalore-Honavar Road. Follow this road until you reach Bazar Road, and continue along this road until you reach Jogmath Road. You can then follow this until you reach your destination. The entire trip is roughly 440KM and should take about 8 hours, but if you get lost our GPS can guide you the entire way! Get there faster than with a bus or train and stop at your own convenience.
Rent an SUV if you have a big group or rent a sedan such as the Vento or Ford Figo if you have a smaller group or are with your significant other.
If you don't own a car or don't want to take your own car, then Zoom has several options for you to consider:
Hatchback : Take our Ford Figo ZXI for flexibility in your travels. The Figo gives you freedom to explore Honnavar however you want.
Sedans : Zoom with Volkswagen Vento or BMW 320d if you want to ride around Honnavar in style. These cars are great if you have a small group or are with your significant other.
SUV : If trekking is what you crave, the mighty Scorpio is all yours to explore the unexplored. No need to worry about steep uphill climbs or rough terrain, the Scorpio can handle it all. The Scorpio is especially good if you are with a large group of people.
All Zoom cars come with the following: -
- All-inclusive tariff which includes fuel, comprehensive insurance and taxes.
- A 3G enabled tablet, which makes navigation
order to get the most out of your experience, rent a car from Zoom so that you
have the freedom to explore Honnavar as you please. No need to negotiate with
rickshaw drivers or walk for kilometers, you can drive however and wherever you
Here are some places nearby Honnavar:
Idagunji: One of the most famous places of worship in the Uttara Kannada district, this temple is widely known and attracts pilgrims and tourists alike. Here one can discover a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha that was constructed by Narada.
Sharavati River: One of the main attractions of Honnavar, the river meets the Arabian Sea here forming a variety of scenic islands. The most famous Island is definitely Mavinkurva. If you are visiting Honnavar, this is a must see!
Colonel Hill: A 30-meter tall column on top of a hill on the side of the NH17 Highway. It was constructed in memory of Colonel Hill, who died at Gersoppa while commanding the Mysore Division.
Insiders Tip: if you have time, make sure to visit Kasarkod Beach as well!
The best time to visit Honnavar is from October to February.