Tiptur is a small town in Karnataka's Tumkur district situated 141 km away from Bangalore. It is a refreshing place famous for its copra production or coconut kernel which is an important source of income for the farmers here. Apart from coconut, Tiptur is also known for its trading industry, educational centres, and Mutts. Tiptur also has temples spread in every nook and corner that make it the most visited religious spot.
Places to Stay
Many good hotels are found near the main city, railway station, and airport suburbs. Hotel Kamadhenu (Tariff - Rs. 600) is one such budget hotel in Tiptur.
The official language of Tiptur is Kannada.
Of all the known festivals here, the Car festival of the village Goddess Tiptatooramma held during March to April is the most noteworthy event here.
Places of Interest
Tiptur has about a dozen or more temples. Some of the popular ones are Kannika Parameshvari, Mallikarjunaswamy, Sri Anjaneya Swami Temple, Shankara Mata, Kalleshvara, Kempamma, Anjaneya, and Kashi Vishveshvara. Besides the temples, Shree Ganesh Theatre, Laxmi Theatre, and Trimurti Theatre are also good tourist options.
How to Get There
There is no airport in Tiptur. Nearest one is in Bangalore.
Trains are a good transportation mode to reach here. A number of trains ply to Tiptur.
There are many busses that frequent Tiptur and connect it to other major cities. Some private tour operators such as ACN Githanjaneya also offer good travel experience. Ticketgoose.com’s bus reservation facility has never been easier through its mobile apps.