Mullikatte is a small rural bus stop in the South Indian state of Karnataka. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Udupi at a distance of 48 km south. The place is extremely close to the Arabian Sea coast. Those with an enthusiasm to check out the beach as well as the region’s landscape and temples can visit this place.
Places to Stay
The nearest accessible place available for lodging in this area is Udupi. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Ayodhya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Mahima Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Metropolis Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Swathi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada.
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
In literal sense, where ever you ride on to towards the coast is picturesque and beautiful. Some of the beaches which are worth a visit are Padukere Beach (24 km away), the breath-taking estuary-cum-beach called Bengre Kemmannu (52 km away) and Beejadi Beach (18 km away).
How to Get There
Bajpe Airport in Mangalore is the nearest airport at a distance of 101 km.
The Udupi Railway Station is located around 49 km away is the closest major railway station to the town.
Direct 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 beaches. It is mostly state-transport buses which indirectly cater to the needs of people. Private operators have also slowly joined the race, among whom SRS Travels is one. Buses for the area are available from both Mangalore as well as Udupi. You can get discount on bus booking if you log on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking portal