Gundmi is a small village in Udupi District in Indian state of Karnataka. Gundmi is situated at a distance of 21 km from District Headquarter Udupi, 74 km from Mangalore and 422 km from State Capital Bangalore. Gundmi is close to the famous temple town Saligrama, at a distance of 2 km from Gundmi. Gundmi is the birth place of Late Kalinga Navada, a well known background singer of a famous theater art form ‘yakshagana’.
Places to Stay
Pravasi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Jewel Park Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Hotel Sharon (Tariff – Rs. 1000) are some good budget hotels available near Gundmi.
Kannada is the local language of Gundmi. Other spoken language is Tulu and Konkani.
Annual Car festival held on 16th and 17th of January attracts thousands of people from all over the state.
Places of Interest
Sri Bhagavathi Temple, Sri Durga Parameshwari temple (2 km from Gundmi), Guru Narasimha Temple Hanuman temple (2 km), Sri Vishnu Murthy Temple Parampalli (2 km), Padukere Beach (2 km) are some places of interest near Gundmi.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Gundmi city is Mangalore International Airport, located 72 km from the Gundmi.
Udupi Railway Station (22 km from Gundmi) and Kundapura Railway Station (19 km) are the nearest railway stations from Gundmi.
Gundmi is well connected to Saligrama town by road. Regular buses are available for Saligrama from Udupi and Kundapur. Saligrama is well connected to Mumbai and Bangalore also. Durgamba Motors, Regal Tourist and Ideal Travels are the private bus operators that ply on this route. Avail of Avail of bus ticket offer when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com. when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.