Goliangadi is a small village in the South Indian state of Karnataka. Those with an eagerness for wildlife, forests and cuisine can visit this area. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Udupi at a distance of 44 km south-east. The Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary is located 60 km north of the village. The Arabian Sea coast is located 27 km away.
Places to Stay
The nearest accessible place available for a stay 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
In literal sense, where ever you ride on to towards the Arabian Sea coast, it is picturesque and beautiful. Some of the beaches which are worth a visit are Padukere Beach (32 km away), the breath-taking estuary-cum-beach called Bengre Kemmannu (48 km away) and Beejadi Beach (37 km away).
How to Get There
Mangalore International Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 98 km.
The Udupi Railway Station, located around 45 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 beaches. It is mostly state-transport buses which cater to the needs of people. SRS Travels, a private operator, plies its buses in the area. Volvo bus booking through online bus ticket booking website like Ticketgoose.com is the most preferred choice of travellers.