An industrial city in the Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka, Baikampady is located 6 km away from Surathkal and 10 km away from Mangalore. It is located close to the Arabian Sea. The nearby cities to Baikampady include Moodbidri, Udupi, Mangalore and Karkala.
Places to Stay
There are many good budget hotels in Baikampady. Some of them are Hotel Maya International (Tariff – Rs. 1727), Hotel Deepa Comforts (Tariff – Rs. 3447) and Nalapad Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1212).
The local languages of Baikampady are Kannada and Tulu.
The important festivities celebrated are Ugadi and Dussehra.
Places of Interest
The famous attractions near Baikampady are Kadri Manjunath Temple, Panambur beach, Durga Parameshwari Temple, Holy Rosary Church, Sri Krishna Temple, Sitaram Temple and Surathkal beach.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Bajpe Airport. It is located at a distance of 9 km from Baikampady.
The nearest railway station is the Thokur Railway Station which is 2 km away from Baikampady and the Surathkal Railway Station which is 5 km away from the city. Mangalore Railway Station is the closest major railway station which is located at a distance of 11 km from Baikampady.
There are regular bus services to Baikampady from different parts of Karnataka. The city is linked to the Bajpe, Mulki, Mangalore, Ullal, Bantval, Moodbidri and Karkala towns by road. Book your tickets online by comparing the bus ticket prices from several bus booking portals.
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.