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.
Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is often referred to as the ‘Garden City’ because of the numerous parks and gardens that dot the localities of the city. It is also considered as a major information technology (IT) hub of the country and thus called the ‘Silicon Valley of India’. Kempe Gowda, a feudal ruler affiliated to the Vijayanagara kingdom, first established a mud fort, which turned out to be the foundation of the present day city. The city passed through a myriad of rulers ranging from the Marathas, Mughals and Mysore rulers before becoming a part of independent India.
Budget Hotels in Bangalore
There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Suntrupthi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 950), Citizen Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 850), The Royal Nest (Tariff – Rs. 900), Vijaya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of Bangalore is Kannada. Hindi, English, Telugu and Tamil are also understood and widely spoken.
Events in Bangalore
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Karaga in April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Easter and Christmas.
Places to See in Bangalore
Some of the places worth trying out in Bangalore are Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Cubbon Park, Bannerghatta National Park,Vidhana Soudha, Seshadari Iyer Memorial, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Bull Temple, ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple, Meenakshi Sundaram Temple, Holy Trinity Church and St. Mary’s Basilica. Wonderla Amusement Park at a distance of 28 km is popular with youngsters and children looking for a break on weekends.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kempegowda International Airport at a distance of 36 km.
Bangalore City Junction Railway Station is the major railway station in the city.
There is bus service running from almost everywhere in south India to Bangalore city. State transport buses as well as private operators ply their buses to and fro the city. SRS Travels, Kallada Travels and SRM, Travels are some of the major operators in the city as well as the region. Do away with standing in ticket counters and opt for online bus reservation facility instead.