Bannadi is a small town in the Udupi district of the South Indian state of Karnataka. The place comes under the Mysore division and is not very far away from the Arabian Sea coast (8 km away). The major urban agglomeration in the area is Udupi city (28 km) which also happens to be the district headquarters.
Places to Stay
The nearest accessible place available for lodging is Udupi. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Ayodhya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Mahima Residency Hotel (tariff – Rs. 700), Metropolis Hotel (tariff – Rs. 900), Swathi Hotel (tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada.
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Virtually anywhere you ride on to towards the coast is picturesque and beautiful. Some of the beaches which are worth a visit are Padukere Beach (8 km away), the breathtaking estuary-cum-beach called Bengre Kemmannu (32 km away) and Beejadi Beach (13 km away).
How to Get There
Mangalore International Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 84 km.
The Udupi Railway Station, which is located around 32 km away, is the closest major railway station to the town.
Direct buses as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities as the town has a lot of significance in the national arena for its tourist sites. It is mostly state-transport buses, which cater to the needs of the people. Private operators like SRS Travels have also slowly joined the race. Get bus ticket booking offers from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.