Hosabettu is a small town based in the state of Karnataka. It lies on the border of South Kannada district and Kasargod district in Kerala. The coastal city of Mangalore is about 35 km away from here. Apart from Mangalore, Bantval (17 Km), Karkal (23 km) and Beltangadi (30 km) are other nearby cities. The lush greeneries and pleasant climate of Hosabettu makes it an ideal destination to visit over the weekend.
Places to Stay
When it comes to hotels, Hosabettu don’t have much to offers its tourists. Hotel New Gururaj (Tariff-Rs.700) is worth a try. Nevertheless, Mangalore has several guesthouses and lodges among which Woodland Hotels (Tariff-Rs.500), Hotel Surya (Tariff-Rs.600) and Hotel Parkway (Tariff-Rs.700) are some of the good options.
Tullu is the official language of Hosabettu. Konkani and Kannada are other primary languages spoken in this region.
Ugadi (April), Ganesh Chathurthi (August), and Sri Krishna Janmashtami (September) are some major festivals celebrated in Hosabettu.
Places of Interest
The Church of the Holy Cross, inspired by Gothic and Cruciform architecture is the only must see place in Hosabettu. One can also visit Thousand Pillars Temples (7 km) and Guru Basadi (8 km) located in the neighbouring region.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Mangalore International Airport, which is located at a distance of 8 km.
Surathkal Railway Station is the nearest railway station and is 1 km away from here.
Many government and privately owned buses operate in this town. Ganesh Tourists is one of the top operators catering to passengers in Hosabettu. Several bus booking portals provide online bus booking offers to lure their customers