Honnemaradu

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Highlights

Rating
Rated 4.0 / 5 - based on 100 reviews
Attractions : Backwaters
Season : August to December
Weather : Summer (23 to 37°C), Winter (18 to 27°C)

Details

Honnemaradu is a kannada word. Translated to English it means "Golden Sand". It is a small village perched atop the hill overlooking the Linganmakki reservoir. 

Honnemaradu tourist attractions

Sharavathi backwaters and water sports

Honnemaradu is popular for water sports. The Sharavathi backwaters encompass an area around 4000 km sq. There are small islands formed which attracts activities like camping. Boating and Kayaking are the popular water sports available.

Sunrise and Sunset

The view of the sunrise and sunset from Honnemaradu is spectacular. The golden light on the sand and the reflection formations are a treat to watch. 

Things to do in Honnemaradu

  • Enjoy the view of the vast backwaters
  • Water sports
  • Enjoy the spectacular view of sunrise and sunset

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Travel Guide

How to reach Honnemaradu

Nearest bus station:-

Sagara is the nearest bus station located 25 km away.

Nearest railway station:-

Talaguppa railway station is located 10 km away.

Nearest Airport:-

Shimoga airport is the nearest airport located 112 km away.

How to reach Honnemaradu from Bangalore

Bus

There are buses available from Bangalore to Sagar. From Sagara, buses are available to Honnemardu via Talaguppa. 

Train

There are trains from Bangalore to Talaguppa. Honnemaradu is 12 km from Talaguppa.

Bangalore to Talaguppa trains

Talguppa express (Train number 16227) - This train is available on all days of the week from Bengaluru. It departs from Bengaluru at 11 pm. Journey time is approximately 7.5 hours.

Car/Taxi

Honnemaradu is around 414 km from Bangalore. From Bangalore, connect to Tumkur road. Continue on Bangalore - Honnavar Road (NH-4). Connect to Honnemaradu road and drive for around 9 km to reach Honnemaradu. This route goes through Tumkur, Chitradurga, Davangere, Harihar and Sagara to reach Honnemaradu.

How to reach Honnemaradu from Mysore

Bus

There are KSRTC buses and private buses available from Mysore to Sagar. It is approximately a 7 hour journey.

Train

There are trains available from Mysuru to Talaguppa. Honnemaradu is very near to Talaguppa. Given below are the trains and it's schedule.

Mysore to Talaguppa trains

Talguppa Express (Train no 16206) - This train is available on all days of the week. It departs from Mysore at 5:50 am and the journey time is approximately 6.5 hours.

Talguppa Express (Train no 07301) - This train is available on all days of the week. It departs from Mysore at 10:30 pm. Journey time is approximately 8 hours.

Car / Taxi

Mysore to Honnemaradu distance is approximately 345 km via State Highway 7 and National Highway 206. From Mysore, connect to KRS road to National Highway 275 in Metagalli. Take National Highway 150A to State Highway 7 in Kennalu. Follow State Highway 7 and National Highway 206 to reach Arsikere. Follow this road to reach Talaguppa. Drive along Honnemaradu road to reach Honnemaradu. This route goes through Srirangapatna, Channarayapattana, Arsikere, Kadur, Tarikere, Shimoga, Sagara and Talaguppa to reach Honnemaradu.

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