In a distance of 500 m from Apsara Konda Bus Stop, 7 kilometers from Honavar, 28 kilometers from Kumta and 20 kilometers from Murudeshwar, Apsara Konda Falls is a small waterfall located in the Uttara Kannada (North Canara) district of Karnataka. It is one of the scenic tourist spots around Murudeshwar.
The specialty of this pond is the fact that it confronts the sea and looks like a lagoon. People today state that bible used to emerge from paradise and take bathroom in the pond, thus the title Apsara Konda. Reaching the bottom of this waterfall is an simple as measures are built to make the trail easier for the public. A unique fact about the waterfall is that the water flows down through the origins of a peepal tree while descending to the pond below. The pond is quite safe for swimming and playing.
Only few mins walk from the falls is really a magnificent hill which has a viewpoint. The hill and shore provide a beautiful view of sunset. Apsara Konda Hill contains many little and big caves called Pandava Caves. People today believe that Pandava’s had remained in such caves during their exile. Karnataka tourism department has taken initiatives to create this place as important tourist attraction. The section built a beautiful park in the hillock and boating is initiated in the pond. Because of this Apsara Konda is witnessing many tourists these days.
There is a beautiful temple – Umamba Maha Ganapathi and Ugra Narasimha Temple along with also a branch of Ramachandrapura Matt, Hosanagar. Other tourist attractions close to the drops are Kasarkod shore, Basavaraja Durga and Idagunji Maha Ganapathi Temple.
By Honavar there is bus facility to Apsara Konda but often is quite less. There is a signboard following Kasarkod to achieve Apsara Konda. Visitors need to take turn from this signboard along with the waterfall is approximately 1.5 kilometers from here.
The very best time to visit this drops is from October to February.