Bagalkot, also known as Bagalkote, is a small town in the South Indian state of Karnataka and also happens to be the headquarters of the Bagalkot district. Legend has it that the Lankan king Ravana gifted the town to a band of musicians called Bajantries. Formerly, the town was called Bagadige.
Budget Hotels in Bagalkot
There are a lot of good lodging facilities available in the town. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Shiva Sangam Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700), Homestay Inn and Guesthouse (Tariff – Rs. 700), Akshaya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Divyadarshini Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of Bagalkot is Kannada.
Events in Bagalkot
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places to See in Bagalkot
Bagalkot itself may not have great places of tourist interest. However, the neighbouring town of Badami (41 km away) is rich and abundant with a lot of historic sites and structures. Some of the places which are worth visiting are the Badami Fort, the Mallikarjuna group of temples, the Bhuthanatha temple complex, the Agastya Lake and others.
How to Get There
Belgaum Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 133 km.
The Bagalkot Railway Station is a pretty big railway station and is located in 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. Make use of the bus ticket coupon when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.
Trasi is a small village in Kundapura taluk in Udupi district in the state of Karnataka. Trasi comes under the Mysore division. It is located 48 km north of the district headquarters, Udupi and is only 10 km away from Kundapura. It is located 385 km away from the state capital Bangalore. Maravanthe , Hakladi , Thoplu, Gangolli are some of the neighbouring villages.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Trasi. However travellers can stay at Maravanthe (4km) at Asara Holiday Home (Tariff – Rs. 1500 onwards).
Tulu, Kannada, Konkani, Beary Bashe, Hindi and English are some of the languages spoken in Trasi.
Krishna Janmashtami is widely celebrated by all the villages in the Udupi District.
Places of Interest
Trasi Beach, Coral Island, Maravanthe Beach (4 km away from Trasi), Kodachadri Hill (4 km away from Trasi) and Maraswamy Temple (4 km away from Trasi) are some of the popular tourist destinations.
How to get there
The nearest airport to Trasi is Mangalore airport which is 92 km away from the village.
The major railway station near Trasi is the Mangalore railway station. It is 106 km away from the village.
There are several buses travelling to and from Trasi regularly. Even though the distance between Bangalore is 577 km, bus operators such as SRS Travels and Durgamba Motors provide at least 5 buses daily, connecting most destinations between these two places. To make use of cheap bus ticket booking facility on Ticketgoose.com book your tickets in advance.