Ajekar is an area in the district of Mangalore in Karnataka. It is located around 40km from Udupi and 65km from Mangalore. Ajekar is a diverse and multi cultural town and is home to many languages and religions. The primary occupation in this town is agriculture with several varieties of crops being grown here. Moreover, this town is well known due to its dense forest region.
Places to Stay
Most hotels in Adirampattinam are suitable for budget travellers which include Hotel Sri Sharada, Hotel Prakash, Hotel MMC and Hotel Swagath (all under Rs 1300).
Diwali, Eid, Ganesh Chaturthi and Holi are the major events across the year.
Kannada and Tulu are the local languages spoken in Ajekar. Konkani is a commonly used language.
Places to Visit
Udupi which is 40km away is one of the main places of interest near Ajekar. Mookambika Temple (40km), Mundkur Durgaparameshwari Temple (30km) and Sri Sharada Peetham (40km) away are places of interest.
How to Get There
Mangalore airport is the nearest airport located 65km away from Ajekar. Domestic flights to Bangalore can be accessed there.
Udupi railway station located 45km away is the closest to Ajekar. Train services are available to major cities and towns such as Ernakulam, Bikaner, Calicut, Trivandrum and Baroda among several others.
SH 1 and 65 are accessible from Ajekar. Bus services to various cities within Karnataka, including Udupi, Mangalore and others, can be availed here. The best bus operators that offer quality service include KSRTC and VRL Travels buses and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. There are numerous bus ticket online booking sites from where you will get a number of offers and discounts.