Yermal is a very popular village in the district of Udupi in the state of Karnataka in India. Yermal was earlier known as Perumal or Yerumadu which means raised land in English. The majority of people speak Tulu language in Yermal. Yermal lies between Uchila and Padubiri on the National Highway 17. Yermal is known for preaching Jainism all over India. There is a very famous temple of Jainism in Yermal called Jain Basadhi Temple.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Yermal. Some of them are Durga International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Ramadev Yermal (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Swadesh Heritage Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Okude Comfort (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Yermal is Tulu and Kannada. Other languages spoken in Yermal are Hindi and English in some parts of the village.
The important festivals famous in Yermal are Nemosthavas in the month of June and Yermal Janardhan Car Festival in the month of July every year.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Yermal. Some of them are Jain Basadhi Temple (1 km from Yermal), Upudi (0 km from Yermal), Agumbe (47 km from Yermal) and Kodachaadri (46 km from Yermal).
How to Get There
There is no airport in Yermal. However, one can reach Yermal by getting down at the Baipe Airport which is at a distance of 48 km from the village.
There is no railway connectivity to Yermal. Therefore, the nearest major railway station to reach Yermal is Mangalore Railway Station at a distance of 60 km from the village.
Yermal can be feasibly reached through Mulki by road. There is a local bus stand from where local or private buses operate called Yermal Bus Station. People can book tickets in advance with the help of private travel operators like KP Travels or Hindustanth Travels etc. to reach nearby cities like Udupi, Agumbe or Karnataka from Yermal. Online bus ticket booking facility of Ticketgoose is safe and reliable. So, log on to book your tickets.