Sagara is Main taluk of Shimoga District which is 70 km from Shimoga which comes in the range of western Ghats. Sagara Taluk has second highest population in Shimoga district. Uttara Kannada districts like Sirsi, Siddapura are well connected to Sagara. Many rulers of Karnataka has made sagara as one of their main ruling city and has contributed for its growth in the past. Spiritual places like Ikkeri, Varadamoola are some of the nearby tourist location. Betel nut, paddy, spice are the main agricultural products growing in Sagara.
Sagara is well connected by roads from Shimoga which has national highway further leading towards Honnavara.
Bus – There are plenty of KSRTC buses from Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore to Sagara via Shimoga or Honnavara or Bhatkal. Private buses from Shimoga to Sagara are available for every 15 minutes throughout the day. Buses like Rajahamsa, Volvo are also available from Sagara to Bangalore.
Train – Sagara is also well connected by train from Bangalore and Mysore.
Air – Nearest airport is at Mangalore which is 215 km from Sagara.