Beejadi is a small village in the South Indian state of Karnataka in Udupi district. The village is a traveller’s and surfer’s paradise as it sits exactly on the Arabian Sea coast. The place has not been that exposed to tourism, yet many people come to Beejadi. The nearest urban agglomeration of Udupi is 31 km north of the place.
Places to Stay
The nearest accessible place available for lodging is Udupi. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Ayodhya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Mahima Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Metropolis Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Swathi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) among others.
The official language of the area is Kannada.
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Virtually anywhere you go towards the coast is picturesque and beautiful. Some of the beaches which are worth a visit are Padukere Beach (10 km away), the breath-taking estuary-cum-beach called Bengre Kemmannu (35 km away) and the village’s very own Beejadi Beach.
How to Get There
Mangalore International Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 87 km.
The Udupi Railway Station, located around 34 km away, 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 cater to the needs of people. Private operators like SRS Travels have also slowly joined the race. There are quite a few online bus booking sites from where you can book your tickets to anywhere in India.
Located in the northern part of the state of Karnataka, Mudhol is famous for its grinding stones. The city is situated on the banks of river Ghataprabha and is quite famous for the large number of handlooms handmade saree manufactured here. The Shiva Temple called Nelagudi which means Under Ground Temple is a must visit for the tourists. The place is also famous for the hunting dog breed of Mudhol Hound.
Budget Hotels in Mudhol
With an availability of many budget hotels, the city of Mudhol offers an easy lounging. The prominent hotels include Hotel Samrat and Gayatri Hootel State Highway. Both the hotels are located at a distance of 1 Km from the Mudhol Bus Stop. Other places to stay include Hotel Sagar which is placed at a stone throw distance of 500 meters from the bus stand and Vinayak Hotel. The general cost of accommodation ranges from rs.500 onwards for a single day.
Kannada is the native language of the town with Konkani, Telugu and English being the other prominent ones.
Events in Mudhol
Some of major events which take place here,annually include the Vara Mahalakshmi Festival which occurs in the months of August and Septemer, Ayudha Pooja which takes place in the last week of September and first week of October and Vairamudi Brahmotsava which is celebrated in the first week of April.
Places to See in Mudhol
The main tourist attractions in the town are the Kalameshwar Temple which lies at a distance of 1.5 kms from the city bus stand, Ishwar Gudi complex located at a distance of 500 meters from the same and the Mallikarjun Temple which is at a 10 min drive from the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Belagaun Airport which lies at a distance of around 62 miles from the town of Mudhol.
The closest railway station is the Bagalkot Railway Station, placed at a distance of 57 kms from the Mudhol bus stand.
The Mudhol bus stand provides regular bus service which cordially connects the town to the adjacent areas. Bus ticket online booking has never been easier through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.