Bannadka is a small village in the South Indian state of Karnataka. The place is not very far away from the Arabian Sea coast (30 km away). The major urban agglomerations in the area are Mangalore (37 km) and Udupi (53 km). The Kudremukh Forest Range is also quite near (59 km).
Places to Stay
The nearest accessible place available for lodging is Mangalore. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Srinivas Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Kumar's International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Mangalore International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Surya (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada.
The important festivals of the region are Vihsu in April, Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Virtually anywhere you ride on to towards the coast is picturesque and beautiful. Some of the beaches which are worth a visit are in Mangalore, the prime example being Panambur Beach. Some of the other places which are worth a visit are Kadri Manjunath Temple, Sultan Battery, St. Aloysius Chapel and others.
How to Get There
Mangalore International Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 32 km.
The Mangalore Junction Railway Station is located around 37 km away and is the closest major railway station to the village.
Direct buses as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities as the town has a lot of significance in the national arena for its tourist sites. It is mostly state-transport buses, which ply on this route, besides SRS Travels. Ticketgoose.com provides a number of online bus ticket booking offers from time to time.