Mijar is a small bus stop in a rural area of the South Indian state of Karnataka. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Mangalore at a distance of 25 km south-west. Those who are fond and curious about South Indian culture can check this place out. The Arabian Sea coast is also nearby, at a distance of 32 km west.
Places to Stay
The nearest major 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 Arabian Sea 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
Bajpe Airport in Mangalore is the nearest airport at a distance of 20 km.
The Mangalore Junction Railway Station is located around 25 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 indirectly cater to the needs of people. Buses to the area are available from both Mangalore and Udupi. Get discount on bus booking through various travel websites like Ticketgoose.com and visit your desired holiday destination.