Deralakatte is a tiny village in the Mangalore taluk of Karnataka. It comes under the administration of the Belma panchayath. It is located 12 km south of the district headquarters of Mangalore.
Places to Stay
There are a number of economical hotels and lodges in and around the village of Deralakatte, especially in Mangalore. A few popular hotels include the Metro Plaza Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000), Poonja Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1500) and Ginger Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 3000.)
The local language i is Tulu. Languages such as Konkani, Kannada and Beary bashe are also commonly spoken.
The Judroli Gokarnath temple was built in 1912 and a number of devotees travel to this temple to celebrate Navarathri and Shivarathri.
Places of Interest
The Tannirbavi beach is very popular amongst tourists. The point where the rivers Netravathi and the Gurupura and form beautiful backwaters is also frequented by tourists. The Kadri Hill Park, Milagres Church, the Lighthouse Hill Garden, the Mangala Devi Temple and Sultan Battery are some places that should not be missed by visitors.
How to Get There
The airport closest to Deralakatte is the Mangalore airport .
The Tokkottu and Ullal railway stations are the nearest railway stations.
There are daily bus services from Bangalore, Mangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Moodbidri, Puttur, Kasaragod and other cities that are nearby. Volvo and Mercedes Benz luxury buses are available. Some of the top-notch bus operators include Durgamba Motors, Sugama Tourists and Ganesh Tourists. Booking bus tickets through Ticketgoose is the easiest mode to buy your tickets.