Karje is a small village in the Udupi district of Karnataka. Its neighbouring towns are Kota, Udupi, Karkala and Mudbidri. Karje belongs to the Mysore region in South India and is located 349 km from Bengaluru. The nearby talukas include Karkal, Sringeri, Kundapura, and Udupi. Karje experiences humidity through the year due to its proximity to the Arabian Sea.
Places to Stay
There are not enough hotels in Karje. However there are a few good budget hotels in nearby Udupi. The hotels are Hotel Kirthi (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Sri Ram residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Hotel century executive (Tariff – Rs. 2000).
The official languages of Karje are Tulu, Konkani, and Kannada. The other languages spoken in Karje include Beary Bashe, Hindi, and English.
The important festivals celebrated by the people of Karje are Paryaya festival, Holi, Ratha Saptami, Krishna Janamashtmi, Dussera, and Diwali.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in nearby Udupi. The popular attractions include Sri Krishna temple, Malpe Beach, Kaup Beach, St. Mary’s Island, and Anantha Padmanabha Temple.
How to Get There
The nearest domestic airport to Karje is the Bajpe Airport. It is located about 58 km away from the town.
There are two close by railway stations to Karje with Barkur railway station being the closest at 15 km and Ud railway station, located at a distance of 17 km.
There are daily bus services to Bengaluru, Chennai, Trichy, and Karkala. Booking bus tickets is very easy these days through various bus booking websites like Ticketgoose.com.