Haladi, also spelled as Halady is a small village situated in Kundapura taluk, in Udupi district in the state of Karnataka in India. It comes under Halady Panchayat and belongs to Mysore division. It is located 22 km from centre of Kundapura and 33 km north of the district headquarters, Udupi. The state capital is 345 km away from the village. The total population of Haladi is 2,974 with males numbering 1,419 and females, 1,555 of the total number.
Places to Stay
Hotel Shri Krishna Residency (Tariff - 600 onwards), Durga International Hotel (Tariff - 2500 onwards) and Triveni Hotel (Tariff 800 onwards) are some of the hotels in the Udupi District.
Tulu, Kannada, Konkani and Beary Bashe are the main languages spoken in Haladi.
The annual fair is conducted and celebrated every year at Marlu Chikku Daivastana and Lakshmimarasimha attracting many people from all the neighbouring cities and towns.
Places to Interest
Durgaparameswari Temple, LakshmiNarasimha Temple, Mudoori Temple, Marlu Chikku Daivastana and Virahi River are some of the places of Interest in Haladi.
How to Get There
There are no airports in Haladi, however the nearest airport to Haladi is Bajpe Airport (76 km away).
The major railway station near Haladi is the Mangalore Railway Station which is 88 km away from the village.
There are regular buses travelling to and from cities like Mangalore, Bangalore, Shimoga, etc to Haladi Bus Stand. Bus operators such as SRS Travels provide excellent bus services to Haladi. Get Volvo bus ticket booking to anywhere in India by logging on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website.
Kundapur is a coastal town of Karnataka located about 37 km from Udupi. It is about 441 km from away from Bangalore and 91 km from Mangalore, and connects the important places via NH17. The town is named after the famous Kundeshwar Temple which is now a major tourist destination. A number of beaches and sacred temples that lie within the vicinity of the town are well-known places of interest.
Places to Stay
A number of good budget hotels are found in Kundapur. Some of them which are worth mentioning are Hotel Sharon (Tariff – Rs.526), Hotel Shalom (Tariff – Rs.341), Jewel park Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
Kannada is the official language of Kundapur town.
Some famous festivals and events celebrated in Kundapur are the car festival, Ram Navami in March, Shivarathri in February, Holi in February-March, and Dassera in October.
Places of Interest
The major tourist place in Kundapura is the Kodi Beach situated in close proximity to the town. There are a number of important pilgrimage sites such as the famous Kundeshwara Temple and the Mookambika Temple and other ancient Temples found here. The Maravanthe Beach destination and Ottinene are the prime tourist attractions that are worth visiting.
How to Get There
Mangalore International Airport is the major airport near this town situated at a distance of about 97 km.
The nearest railway station is the Kundapura Railway Station, at a distance of 6 km from the town.
Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) are the major bus services available in the town. Other private bus operators that run across major cities and suburbs are SRS Travels, VRL Travels, Ganesh Travels & Tours and many more. By booking bus tickets online you will save yourself a lot of headache