Gundya is small hamlet/ village of Batval Taluka in Dakshin Kannad Distict of Karnataka. This beautiful small village Gundya with lots of coconut trees is situated 2 km away from the Batval/Batwal. It is 22 km from Mangalore. Gundya is at a distance of 325 km from capital of Karnataka State Bangalore. It has a very humid climate as it is very near to the Arabian Sea. It is hot in day time.
Places to Stay
Gundya is a small village and does not have many hotels. However, local home stays are available in the village. But one can find good Hotels at a distance of 22 km in Mangalore. Some of them are Woodside – The Business class Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 986), Hotel Samfaz International (Tariff – Rs. 901) and Hotel Hindustan (Tariff – Rs. 517).
The official language of Gundya is Tulu. The other languages spoken include Kannada, Konkani, English and Beary Bashe.
The important festivals of Gundya are the Ganesh Puja, Dussehra and Diwali.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction near Gundya. Some of these places are in Mangalore at a distance of 22 km. One can see the St. Aloysius Church known for its beautiful architecture, Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, KadriManjunath Temple, Bejai Museum and St. Aloysius Church.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Gundya is the Mangalore International Airport/ Bajpe Airport. It is at a distance of 19km from Gundya.
The nearest station to Gundya is the Bantawala railway station. Than Kankanadi railway station is 18 km from Gundya and the Mangalore Jn railway station is just 20 km away.
There are daily bus services to Mangalore, Bangalore, Chennai, Mysore, etc. Some of the best bus operators that offer a good travel experience for passengers include VRL Travels, Golden Travels, Sona Travels, etc. Book your tickets online by comparing the bus ticket prices from several bus booking portals.