Ulavi is one of the holy places of piligrimage of this sacred land,Situated in Karwar District (Uttar Kannada) of Karnataka State. Dharwad and Belgaum District are Neighbourhood districts.It is approxiametly 140 kms distance from Hubli,120 kms from Dharwad,140 kms from Belgaum,70 kms from Karwar,50 kms from Dandeli and 150 kms from Goa.Nearest Airports are Belgaum,Hubli and Goa.Nearest Railway Stations are Alnavar ,Hubli,Dharwad,Belgaum & Karwar.It is around 567 kms away from State Capital,Bangalore.
This Ulavi is a jewel in the crest to the beauty of the sylvan woods of the north of Uttara Kannada district. From Dandeli one has to cross the river Kali to go to Ualvi. After traveling about 11 kms from dandeli one finds Patoli Cross ,wherein there is an inner route via Goondh,Syntheri rocks,to Ulavi,apart from the usual route via Kumbarwada and Joida.If you take on the goondh route an adventurous feeling along with the nature will be felt,crossing many streams and world famous syntheri rocks.Here we find the stream Kinnari Bommayya known locally as Kaneri River.