Thumbe is a town in Dakshina Kannada district in the state of Karnataka. Thumbe literally means a small flower with no smell; and is considered very auspicious for worshipping Lord Shiva. Thumbe falls under the Sonandur panchayat and belongs to the Mysore division. It is situated 53 km to the east from the district headquarters of Mangalore and 294 km away from the state capital, Bangalore. Thumbe just has population of 5558, with men and women constituting 50% each.
Places to Stay
Hotel Rama (Tariff - Rs 500-1000), Adithya Hotel (Tariff - Rs 500-1000), Hotel Abhinandan (Tariff - 500 and below) are some the best low budget hotels in and around Thumbe.
Tulu, Kannada, Konkani and Beary Bashe are some of the languages spoken by the people in Thumbe.
Dussehra and Pongal are festivals are widely celebrated festivals in Thumbe.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction close to Thumbe. Mangaladevi Temple (53 km), Kadri Manjunatha Temple (53 km), Gokarnanatheshwara Temple (53 km), Juma Masjid Kallega (30 km), Beeramale Hill (30 km ).
How to Get There
There are no airports in Thumbe, but the nearest airport is Mangalore airport which is 53 km away.
There are no railway stations in and around Thumbe. The nearest railway station to Thumbe is the Mangalore railway station which is 53 km away from the town.
There are many bus services provided by KSRTC to Thumbe Bus Stand regularly. Many bus operators provide excellent services for people travelling from places in Karnataka to the town. Ticketgoose.com offers several bus ticket booking discount from time to time, avail of it while buying your tickets online.