Contrary to popular belief, Dandeli is not very expensive. Travel to Dandeli is easy by road from Bengaluru or from Goa. There are many busses which ply this route and the roads are very good.
One can also travel to Dandeli by train or flight. The nearest train station to Dandeli is Dharwad, which is 5 kms away and the nearest Airport to Dandeli is Belgaum, which is 90 kms away.
After reaching Dandeli, there are many hotels and resorts in Dandeli that offer all manner of accommodations with varying costs. On average one can get a hotel room in Dandeli for about Rs. 3000 and there are a lot of different options available.
Most activities in Dandeli are not vey expensive and usually priced between Rs. 300 to Rs. 500 except for training courses that can cost more. There are also excursions to tourist places in Dandeli that are costly because they include the transportation and meal costs. Shopping in Dandeli is also not very expensive. There are many local shops and artisans who sell local wares at reasonable prices. Gifts and mementos can be picked up for around Rs. 500-1500 while the prices for other consumables and necessities are also in league with other places.