Belgaum (also called as Belagavi in Kannada, Belgaon in Marathi) is situated in the northwestern part of Karnataka. It is the fourth largest city in the state, which is located at an altitude of 761 m and borders the states of Maharashtra and Goa. It is a beautiful town in the foothills of the Western Ghats. The weather of Belgaum is pleasant, owing to its hilly topography. The major attractions are the archaeological and ancient monuments built by its rulers the Chalukyas, the Goa Kadambas, the Yadavas, the Vijayanagar rulers, the Bahmanis, the Adil Shahis and the Marathas. The natural beauty of the place with gushing rivers, enchanting hills, shimmering waterfalls and evergreen forests makes it a sought after tourist destinations.Belgaum also has a number of training centres of the Indian Armed Forces, and an Air Base of the Indian Air Force.
Altitude: 762 m (2,500 ft)
Clothing : Summer- Cotton and Winter- Light Woolens
Temperature: Summer:36-15 C and Winter: 30-7 C
Languages: Kannada, Marathi
STD Code: 0831
Best time to visit: November to January
How to reach :
Air: Belgaum Airport is at Sambra located at 10 kms from the city. Presently there are no flights to Belgaum from Mumbai
Rail: Belgaum is well connected by rail with major cities and towns of India.
Road: Belgaum is well-connected by road with Aihole, Bijapu, Kolhapur, Mangalore, Panaji etc.