Located in Shimoga District
, Anavatti is around 84 km south of Davangere
and 85 km north-west of Shimoga
Amidst scenic Malnad greenary, this rural area is in the northern part of the district. Balligavi (or Bedami), an attractive tourist spot, is 18 km from Anavatti. Hosur and Tilavalli (10 km north) of Haveri District and Kuppagadde (12 km south) are the prominent towns nearby.
Hubli Airport, 89 km north, is the nearest airport. Talguppa Railway Station, the last station in Shimoga rail route, is the closest railhead. Nearest major railhead is Shimoga Town Railway Station.