Situated on the banks of the River Swarna, Kalyanpura is a village situated in Udupi district of Karnataka. It is located just on the outskirts of Udupi town (9 km to the south), a religiously significant town in South India. It is also spelt as Kallianpur. Temple devotees as well as lovers of South Indian food can try this place out.
Places to Stay
Udupi is a tourist-friendly city with many good budget hotels to choose from. Some of the options are Hotel Sharada International (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Dashrath (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Janardhan (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hill View International (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Jewel Park Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official languages of the area are Kannada and Tulu.
Diwali in November and Krishna Janmashtami in August are popular festivals that bring the entire area together.
Places of Interest
Udupi is a pilgrimage town and there are numerous temples of interest here. The ancient temples Ananteshvara and Chandramaulishvara, the Ambalpadi Devi Temple are some of them. Udupi also has a number of Jain monuments and temples like Bahubali statue and temples at Karkala as well as the Moodabidri Jain Temples.
How to Get There
The Bajpe Airport in Mangalore is located 64 km away, and is the closest one to Kallianpur.
Udupi Railway Station (9 km away) is the nearest to the village. But it is Mangalore Junction Railway Station (67 km away) that connects Kalyanpura to other hubs in the country.
Ideal Travels, Durgamba Motors, Regal Tourist and Sugama Travels are some of the good private operators that run reliable services to and from Kallianpur bus stand via Udupi. To book a bus ticket you no longer need to go to a bus counter, as online tickets are available on bus booking portals.