Mangalwad is a small village that is situated in the north Canara district of Karnataka. It is located 103 km from the district headquarters of Karwar.
Places to Stay
There are very few options for accommodation in Mangalwad but there are several budget-friendly hotels in Dharwad which is only 33km away. Karisma Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Mandar Regency (Tariff – Rs.1000), Hoysala Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Hotel Central Park (Tariff – Rs. 500) are some of them.
The official language of Mangalwad is Kannada.
Ganesh Chaturti is a major festival here. It is celebrated every year in October with great fervour.
Places of Interest
Hubli, located 45km away, is the closest tourist town to Mangalwad. The Chandramouleshwara temple (a Shiva temple) is renowned for its architecture. The Nrupatunga Hill and Unkal Lake are both popular picnic spots. Karwar, the district headquarters is a beautiful seaside port town which is a favourite among tourists. Pristine stretches of beach, national parks and cascading waterfalls can all be found here.
How to Get There
The Hubli airport which is located 39 km away is the closest airport.
The Alnavar Junction, Tavargatti railway station and the Dharwad station connect Mangalwad to the major cities in the region.
Seabird Tourist, Kamat Tourist, Magadi Tours and Travels, Ganesh Tours and Travels, and Southern Tourist are some operators that run daily services to the Dharwad bus station. When you opt for Ticketgoose.com’s online bus ticket booking facility ensure that you check out for discount coupons.