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.
Thrissur – Trichur is the most famous cultural capital of Kerala. This city is located 300kms (186 mi) north-west of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. The city is built on a 65-acre (hillock) called the Thekkinkadu Maidan. Thrissur is well known for its religious shrines, which include Thiruvambady temple, Vadakkumnathan temple and Paramekkavu temple, Our Lady of Lourdes Metropolitan Cathedral and the Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours. Thrissur is also one of the main stopovers for pilgrims travelling to the famous Guruvayur Temple.
Budget Hotels in Thrissur
There are several star rated and budget hotels in Thrissur. Some of them are KTDC Tamarind Thrissur (Tariff – Rs1,500), Hotel Grand Park Regency ( (Tariff – Rs.1, 283), Mannapuram Hotels Pvt Ltd (Tariff – Rs 750) and Hotel Deliza Residency (Tariff – Rs.900).
The official language of Thrissur is Malayalam. The other languages spoken include English and Hindi.
Events in Thrissur
Some famous festivals and events of Thrissur include Uthralikavu Pooram (Febuary) , Peruvanam Pooram (March) and Thrissur Pooram (April).
Places to See in Thrissur
There are several places of tourist attraction in Thrissur. Some of the places include Arattupuzha Temple (2kms away Thevar Road Bus Stop), Bible Tower (1 kms from bus stand), Guruvayur Temple (29km from KSRTC bus stand), Lourdes Cathedral( 5.2 kms from bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest International Airport is the Cochin International Airport (55kms) and the Coimbatore International Airport.
Thrissur railway is considered to be one of the busiest railway stations in Kerala. The railway line is located on the Shoranur – Cochin Harbour section. There are nearly three satellite station, Poonkunnam railway station Ollur railway station and Mulankunnathukavu railway station in Thrissur city.
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is one of the most important bus stations in the city. There are three bus stations in Thrissur, which include the Shaktan Thampuran Private Bus Stand, Thrissur in Sakthan Thampuran Nagar, the Vadakke Stand and the Thrissur KSRTC Bus Station. The bus station provides inter-state and also local city bus service. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Akbar Travels, Canara Pinto Travels and Gulf Wing Travels. In case you don’t have the time and energy to stand in bus counters, booking bus tickets online will help.