A small village in the Mangalore Taluka in Kannad district of Karnataka, Niddodi is 347 km away from Bangalore. Its proximity to Arabian Sea makes the climate humid in Niddodi. As per 2001 Census, the total population of Niddodi is 2081 out of which 962 are Males and 1119 are Females. Road and Rail are the best options to travel to Niddodi.
Places to Stay
Niddodi is a small village and hence does not have many hotels nearby. Local home stays are available. Few budget hotels can be found in Mysore such as Kings Kastle (Tariff – Rs. 822), Hotel MB International (Tariff – Rs. 851), and Hotel Darshan Palace (Tariff – Rs. 864).
The official language of Niddodi is Tulu. The alternative languages spoke is Kannada.
Some of the major local festivals of Niddodi that are celebrated with great fanfare include Pongal in January, Holi in February-March, Dussehra in October, and Deepavali in November.
Places of Interest
Mysore Zoo (2 km away from Mysore Palace), Chamundeswari Temple (13 km from Mysore), Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary (19 km from Mysore), and Brindavan Gardens (20 km away from Mysore) are famous nearby tourist spots.
How to Get There
The Bajpe Airport (8 km) is the nearest domestic airport to Niddodi.
Mangalore and Kankanadi are the two nearest railway stations to Niddodi, each of them is 8 km away.
Regular bus services ply from Mysore district to connecting cities such as Mangalore, Manipal, Goa, Murdeshwar, Kurnool, Thrissur, and Bellary. SRS Travels, Kallada Travels, and VRL Travels are few good bus operators connecting to Niddodi at affordable bus tariffs. Before going on a holiday, check out various travel portals and get cheap bus tickets.