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Natural Giant Rocks in the Pandora world of India

This is my visit to this place in last winter and road are currently being formed to this place... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Ram B
very good

Yana is a village located in forests of the Kumta, Utttara Kannada district of Karnataka, which is... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
raja p
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is my visit to this place in last winter and road are currently being formed to this place from Kumta. You will be in surprised see this natural and untouched beauty of nature surroundings.You will be into different world and bringing back good memories....More

2  Thank Ram B
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Yana is a village located in forests of the Kumta, Utttara Kannada district of Karnataka, which is known for the unusual karst rock formations.A shivaling is worshipped inside the Yana caves (naturally formed).long walk to reach this place.

Thank raja p
Reviewed 22 March 2018

It is an amazing place to visit You need walk barefoot to go inside the cave Need to walk at-least a mile from the parking area Shops are available only for snacks.. Enjoy the rock view!

1  Thank jayshan_69
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Drove from Satwick Home stay, Devanalli, Sirsi. Abt 17km. Went first to Vibhuti falls that is another 10km from Yana. Waterfall is cute. Has a short 600m climb and clean cool water with lots of fish that will give u a pedicure for free. Frm...More

Thank Rajshekar S
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Its a beautiful location to visit in Karnataka, especially if you are touring northern Karnataka. The rock structure is unlike anything I have seen till now. Looks 'alien' since there is nothing remotely resembling this in the vicinity. Its a monolith rock and there are...More

2  Thank Abhishek S
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

One of the beautiful places in U.Kannada, well maintained roads. The vehicles need to be parked 500-700 mtr away from rocks. A quality forest, complete shaded road. The facility by tourism dept is Mind-blowing.

Thank Abhiram P
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place...used to be a great trekking place but now it’s kinda easy to get there. Just 1.5 km from the parking place. There are shops near the temple where you can get lot of snacks and beverages. So no need to carry food. Beautiful...More

Thank Pradeep U
Reviewed 10 February 2018

It's literally an "Alien" rock structure in the middle of a dense forest. The reason I'm mentioning alien, is because, nowhere near it, in the entire dense forest around it, do you find anything else like this. It's a must visit place. There is a...More

Thank rakhsup
Reviewed 29 January 2018

(1) Please keep in mind that this place is in the midst of "Western Ghats" where Flora and Fauna are on the verge of extinction. The ecology of this place is being damaged at an alarming rate. Hence, please ensure that you retain ( if...More

5  Thank vikas_mn
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

They come in front of you looking over you as you take first step on the trail. And you cannot fathom how enormous these structures are. The trail is about 2kms uphill walk through a dense forest with the alluring stream and bird sounds which...More

1  Thank Amruta P
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4 July 2018|
Response from Vivektraveller123 |
From parking lot you have to walk 1km. Bath rooms are there near parking lot. Stone in falls is bit slipery. Life gourds will be there to assist.
4 July 2018|
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Response from Vivektraveller123 |
It may rain in Yana but not much. But can go there you can also go to Vibhuti falls 10 km from Yana rocks.From Sirsi side you can go 1/2 km have to walk from parking lot.