Kesargaddi Karkala is a small village in the South Indian state of Karnataka. The nearest major urban agglomerations are the cities of Udupi and Managlore at the distances of 49 km and 38 km respectively. Those with a keen interest for watching sunsets on beaches can visit this place as the Arabian Sea coast is nearby.
Places to Stay
The nearest accessible place available for lodging is Mangalore. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Srinivas Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Kumar's International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Mangalore International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Surya (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada.
The important festivals of the region are Bisu in April, Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Anywhere you ride on to towards the coast is picturesque and beautiful. Some of the beaches which are worth a visit are in Mangalore, the prime example being Panambur Beach. Some of the other places which are worth a visit are Kadri Manjunath Temple, Sultan Battery, St. Aloysius Chapel and others.
How to Get There
Mangalore International Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 35 km.
The Mangalore Junction Railway Station is located around 39 km away and is the closest major railway station to the village.
Direct buses as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities as the town has a lot of significance in the national arena for its tourist sites. It is mostly state-transport buses which cater to the needs of people. Buses to the area are available from both Mangalore and Udupi. Bus ticket booking discount coupons from travel portals can help you save money when you are travelling.