Joida is a small town in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. The town is the headquarters of the eponymous taluk, lying in the Uttara Kannada district. Located close to Ambikanagar, Joida is also called Supa by locals. KPCL maintains the Supa Dam, which straddles the Kali River nearby.

The closest tourism destination to Joida is Dandeli. Other close by tourism destinations include Yellapur, Canacona and Castle Rock. Joida is 22 km from Dandeli. Although it is a taluk, it is still underdeveloped, with the forest surrounding most of the town.
Dandeli is a city in Northern Karnataka, India in the Western Ghats, near to Goa. It is best known for its wildlife sanctuary, tourism, industry and as an educational hub.

Dandeli is the ideal vacation nature lover. Dandeli wildlife sanctuary is a heady mix of nature, adventure and wildlife, this city in Uttar Kannada district of South India is growing in stature as the leading tourist destination.

Dandeli offers more than the sundry outings and picnics. The region offers the best of adventure sports, eco-tourism and pilgrimage. Nature lovers come here for unforgettable moments in the midst of nature.

The sanctuary is generally undulating with steep slopes with picturesque deep river valleys and rich hilly forest terrains. The breathtaking valleys, regal looking meandering rivers and the splendid scenic beauty of the syntheri rocks make it an inspiring experience. The forest in Dandeli is a typical moist deciduous and semi evergreen type, with pockets of ever green.

The main wildlife species include elephant, tiger, leopard, gaur, flying squirrel, mouse deer etc., and main bird species include magpie robin, golden backed woodpecker, crested serpent eagle and a large variety of other birds.

By Road
Dharwad - 58kms , Hubli - 75kms, Belgaum - 106 kms, Goa - 150kms, Bangalore - 480 kms, Karwar - 120kms
By Train
Londa - 50kms, Dharwad - 60kms, Hubli - 70kms
By Air
Nearest airport Goa, Belgaum