Situated in the Western Ghats, the Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 88.4 88.4 sq. km in Udupi District, Karnataka. It was declared a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1974, and abounds in wild critters typical to South-east Asia. Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary, Udupi: An overview The Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary is divided into two parts, each separate […]
Lying amidst the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, Udupi district was formed in August 1997. This place is located within the state of Karnataka in India. Parashurama Srishti is another name for this district. Manipal, the educational hub, which has students from India and other nations, is situated in this place. Udupi also happens to be a popular tourist destination with a number of famous temples and beaches. Kanakanakhindhi, which is a Krishna temple, attracts a number of tourists from all over. Both the pilgrims and tourists flood in for the festival called Paryaya which is held once in two years in this temple. Some of the other temples that are popular among tourists are the Chandramoulishwar Temple, the Ananteshwar Temple, and Anegudde Vinayaka Temple.
The gate to Udupi. Image courtesy Vinayaraj
Udupi is home to a number of beautiful and serene beaches which is quite popular among tourists. The Malpe beach is the most famous of all beaches in this place and happens to be a favorite spot for photographers. With the lovely St. Mary’s island as the background, this beach offers you a breath-taking sunset. Besides St. Mary’s, Udyavar Pithrodi is another island worth visiting in Udupi. Though quite unknown, beaches like Mattu, Kadike, Polipu, and Kapu located in this area are some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. The best time to visit this destination is between the months of October and March.Click here to know everything about Udupi.
Jomlu Theertha is a lovely waterfall created by River Sita. It is located in the Someshwara Wildlife Range near the Belve village in the Udupi district of Karnataka. The waterfall is situated at a distance of about 40 km from the town of Udupi. Jomlu Theertha is a small waterfall with a height of about […]
St Mary’s Islands off the coast of Karnataka are four islands of immense geological value. The hexagonal columns of rock on the islands are similar to those on the Giant’s Causeway in Ireland and give clues to historic formation of land masses on the Earth’s surface. Getting to St. Mary’s Islands These islands are 6 […]
Maravanthe Beach is located 12 km from Kundapur, which is 50 km north of Udupi and 105 km north of Mangalore; and it is a scenic beach that is a must-see for every tourist visiting Karnataka. The National Highway (NH17) passes at a close distance of 100 m from the shoreline. While traveling on the […]
Kaup Beach is one of the major beaches in the city of Mangalore. With its tropical climate and bevy of attractions that beckon tourists from across the country, Mangaluru is a port city that promises to keep uplifting your spirits every minute you spend in this city. An Overview of Mangalore Mangalore was developed as a […]
Resort Overview Established in the year 1990, the Karnataka-Trasi based Turtle Bay Resort is an eco-beach resort. Surrounded by the river Sowparnika on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west, the resort is set in an extremely scenic location. Be it silent walks along the coast, swimming, relaxing on the sensuous sand and […]
District: Udupi Town: Karkala Temple: Sree Venkataramana Temple, Karkala Sree Venkataramana Temple Sree Venkataramana Temple is in Karkala Town, Katkala Taluq, Udupi District, in Karnataka. Sree Venkataramana Temple – Overview Sree Karkala Venkataramana Temple is known as Padu Tirupati or western Tirupati. Dedicated to Lord Srinivasa, a form of Lord Vishnu, this temple is a […]