Kokkarne is a village in the Udupi district of Karnataka. Located close to Kemmannu and Udupi, Kokkarne, which falls under the Mysore division is considered a beautiful place surrounded by river, mountains and forests. The village is located 19kms from Udupi and is 355kms away from the state capital Bangalore.
Places to Stay
As a small village, Kokkarne offers very little options for accommodation. Travellers can stay at neaighbouring Udupi at Varsha Boarding and Lodging (Tariff- Rs.589 onwards), Sharada International (Tariff-Rs. 1,100) or at Durga International (Tariff-Rs. 650).
Tulu is the local language here and people here also speak the Kundapura Kannada.
The annual festivals at the Mahaganapathi Temple and Shri Durgaparameshwari Temple are prominent in this region.
Places to Visit
The Mahaganapathi Temple and the Shri Durgaparameshwari Temple attracts people here. The neighbouring villages and towns like Kota , Udupi , Karkala , Mudbidri has places of interest.
How to Get There
The Mangalore Airport is the nearest airprt to this village.
Barkur Railway Station and Mulki Railway Station (near to Mulki) are reasonably closeby. The major railway station near to Kokkarne is the Mangalore Railway Station (74kms).
The Kokkarne bus stand connects the village to neighbouring places. Private bus operators like Sugama Travels are popular here. Book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com and avail of bus booking offers.