Kavoor, a locality of Mangalore in Karnataka, lies on the banks of River Gurupur. This area is located near the Indian Oil Tank Farm, Panambur Beach, Tannir Bavi Beach and Mangalore Airport. This locality gets humid due to its close proximity to the Arabian Sea. Some of its nearby cities include Mangalore, Mudbidri, Puttur and Karkala.
Places to Stay
There are decent accommodations available in Kavoor. A few of these budget hotels are Adhidhan Hotel (Tariff – Rs.466), Nandhini Lodge (Tariff – Rs.795) and Hotel Kavitha Residency (Tariff – Rs.683).
The languages spoken in Kavoor are Tulu, Konkani, Kannada, Beary Bashe and English.
The most celebrated festivals in Kavoor are Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a many tourist attractions around Kavoor. These places include beaches, rivers and temples, churches and mosques. Some of these are Pilikula Biological Park (9 km), Tannir Bavi Beach (8 km), Sultan Battery (8 km), Kadri Park (7 km) and Kavoor Lake (2 km).
How to Get There
Mangalore Airport, which is 4 km away from Kavoor, is the nearest airport.
There is no railway station in Kavoor. The nearest railway station is the Mangalore Central Railway Station, which is 9 km away from Kavoor.
Kavoor is well connected by state-run and private buses from various parts of Mangalore. Private bus operators such as Suguma Travels and Ganesh Tours & Travels run daily buses from Bangalore to Kavoor. There are quite a few online bus booking sites from where you can book your tickets to anywhere in India.