Kumbla, spelled as ‘Kumble Kumbala’ is a small city in the Manjeshwar Taluka in the Kasaragod district of Kerala. It comes under the north Kerala division. It is situated 11 km on the north away from the district headquarters Kasaragod and is 609 km away from the state capital Thiruvanathapuram. Its neighbours are the Talukas of Mangalore and Bantval on the north, Kasaragod on the south and Puttur on the east. Mangalore, Puttur, and Kasaragod are some of the neighbouring cities to Kumbla.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Kumbla; some of the best accommodations in Kasaragod are Apsara Regency (Tariff-Rs. 500 onwards), City Tower Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 900) and Deiracity Residency Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 800).
Malayalam, Tulu, Konkani, Beary Bashe, Hindi, Kannada, and Marathi are some of the languages spoken in Kumbla.
Kartik Ekadeshi celebrated (October –November), Makara Sankranti celebrated (Jan- Feb), and Mahashivaratri are celebrated with equal fervour here.
Places of Interest
Ananthapura Lake Temple, Arikkady Hanuman Mandira, Sri Gopalakrishna Temple, Shedikkavu Shiva Temple, and Gadde Mutt are few attractions here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kumbla is the Bajpe Airport (36 km).
The major railway station to Kumbla is the Mangalore Railway Station (18 km) and is well connected to all the neighbouring states and towns.
The city is located on NH-66, with private buses connecting Kumbla to cities like Kasaragod and Mangalore. One of the Bus operators that provide excellent bus services to people travelling to and from Kumbla regularly is SRS Travels. Where ever you travel in the country, you can opt for bus booking in India and travel with ease.