Kundapur is a picturesque town in the South Indian state of Karnataka. It is located on the southern end of the Gangoli estuary, adajacent to the Arabian Sea. The nearest major urban agglomeration in the region is Udupi at a distance of 38 km south along the coast. Those with a love for water bodies and temples must visit this place.
Places to Stay
The nearest accessible place available for lodging 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. The landscape is lush with greenery and coconut trees. Some of the beaches which are worth a visit are Padukere Beach (15 km away), the breath-taking estuary-cum-beach called Bengre Kemmannu (42 km away) and Beejadi Beach (9 km away).
How to Get There
Bajpe airport in Mangalore is the nearest airport at a distance of 91 km.
The Udupi Railway Station is located around 39 km away is the closest major railway station to the town.
Direct buses as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities. 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. You can always hop on to a bus in Udupi and head to the town.It is easy to get your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket online booking facility.