Kudal is a census town in Sindhudurg district. It is situated on Karli River in Southwest Maharashtra. Kudal is the fourth largest town in Sindhudurg after Sawantwadi, Malvan and Kankavali.
Kudal railway station is located on the konkan railway route and connect the town with Mumbai on the North and Mangalore on the south. The Deccan Odyssey train also stop in Kudal.
Kudal is located at almost 16.9km far from its district headquarters Oros and just 474km away from the capital city of the state, Mumbai by road.
The Kudal railway station offers convenient access point for tourist visiting Malvan and Tarkarli.
Nearest Airport is Dabolim Goa(75km) , Belgaum (116km), Hubli (192km), Sindhudurg (30km).
In Kudal we can go through by road. Kudal is connected by Bus with Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad etc. Kudal is connected by Goa – Mumbai highway. National Highway 66 passes through Kudal. Apart from that, it also has two bus station. Old one situated in Market while the new one is just adjustment to the NH66.
Kudal is situated in centre of the Sindhudurg district and also consider as one of the fastest growing towns in the region.
The climate is mostly coastal and humid. Annual temperature rises from 22°C to 40°C. Kudal gets very heavy rainfall of 1100mm per year.
Tourist Destination in Kudal
It is also famous Kudal Market for Alphonso Mango, which is exported to different cities in the India and also different countries all over the world. Kudal is famous for Kokum. The market here is famous for dry fish and dry shells.
Kudal has a beautiful and large Kudaleshwar Temple. The city is famous for the Jatra held at the Kudaleshwar Temple. At that time Dashavtari Dramas take place here.
This taluka also has a small village named Nerur which is big tourist attraction. Here the biggest annual fair of Shri Dev Kaleshwar which is the temple at the greatest Lord Shiva. It is believed that the temple is one of the original of Lord Shiva. Nerur has lakes temples like Shri Laxmi Narayan, Shri Devi Mauli & many more.
Dreamland Garden is situated amidst the beautiful greenery and the flowin water in Pinguli, Kudal.
Experience modern comfort and luxurious of a vacation at a destination in natural setting. Dreamland Garden consist of Jogging track, Cave, Boating, and many more. Dreamland Garden offers Ac and Non Ac Deluxe double rooms white house. Water park have very good slides, sprinklers, artificial fall and a good filtration unit.
Above sea level Ranganagad is a joy of trekkers. This fort is among the fifteen forts built during the Shilahar Bhoj’s regime. Shivaji captured Ranganagad in 1659 and made the fort his favorite resting place. Fresh water lake and Ranganadevi Temple inside the fort are scenic splendour.
Shri Saibaba Temple
Shri Saibaba Temple at Kavikate is considered to be the first temple of SaiBaba in Maharashtra. The temple was built by Mr Ramchandra Ravjee Madave. Baba gave him one rupee and with that one rupee in १९१९ the first death anniversary was celebrated at Kudal. and on १९२२ he built a Temple for baba at kudal. Kavikate village is located about half a mile to the west at Kudal.
Some of the prominent attraction in the town including the Dev Dongar Macchindranath Temple, Shri Devi Bhavani Temple, Shri Devi Kelbai Temple, Ghodebao, Talamba Dam, Hirlom Mamacha Gao Garden, Sarsoli Dham. The famous colleges here Sant Rawool Maharaj Mahavidyalaya and College of Horticulture Mulde.
You can definitely visit all this places.