All Bus Operators From Hosanagara to Kaup
Hosanagara, known for its dense forest, is a town in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. Hosanagara meaning “new town”, played host to the World Cattle Conference in April 2007. It is home to some of the finest tourist destinations like the Ramachandrapura Mutt and Kodachadri Hills, which is 4,411 feet above sea level. Places to Stay
Hosanagara has plenty of budget hotels to choose from. Some of them are Beena Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards), Simha Farms (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards), Hombuja Residency (Tariff – Rs. 600 onwards) and Surya Comforts Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards). Language
Kannada is the predominant language spoken in Hosanagara. Urdu is the other language spoken in the town.Events
The Dasara Doll festival held in the month of September/October is a major attraction. Gowri Habba held in September is another important event celebrated in Hosanagara. Places of Interest
The town plays host to innumerable places of interests. Humcha, a historic Jain temple, is located about 22 km away. Other places of repute near the city include Nagara (17 km), Jog Falls (75 km), Linganamakki Dam (6 km from Jog Falls), Shimoga (65 km), Kunchikal Falls (40 km) and Kollur (61 km). How to Get ThereAir:
The nearest airport is at Mangalore International Airport, which is about 180 km from Hosanagara. Hubli airport is another airport close to the city, which is 160 km away.Rail:
Mangalore Central is the closest railway station at 14.1 km. Shimoga railway station is another railhead close to the city at 67 km.Bus:
There are daily buses that run from Sagar, Tirthahali, Shimoga, Bangalore and Chennai. Some of the best bus operators that ply on the route are KSRTC and Durgamba Motors. Online bus booking site
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Kaup or Kapu, a small coastal town in Karnataka’s Udupi district, is famous for its Kaup Beach, lighthouse, a fort built by Tippu Sultan and three temples dedicated to Mariamma. This region is a perfect getaway with a shack and bar on the beach. A visit to Mangalore is incomplete without a visit to Kaup. A few of the nearby cities include Udupi, Karkala, Kota and Mudbidri.
Places to Stay
Kaup provides both luxurious and budget hotels for travellers visiting this region. Some of the budget hotels are Hotel Janardana (Tariff – Rs.751), Hotel Pancharatna Paradise (Tariff – Rs.526), Hotel karthik (Tariff – Rs.491) and Varsha Guest House (Tariff – Rs.449).
The languages spoken in Kaup are Tulu, Konkani, Kannada and Beary Bashe.
The important festivals in Kaup are Samudra Mathana in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Ugadi in March- April, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Kaup is famous for its tourist attractions in and around the town. These places include Kaup Beach, a kilometer away, Polipu Beach (800 m), Pithrody Udyavar Beach (9 km), Udupi (14 km), Malpe Beach (18 km), Pilarkhana Forest (14 km), Manipal (19 km) and Karkala (35 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is 44 km away from Kaup, which is located in Mangalore.
There is no railway station in Kaup. Padubidri Railway Station, which is 7 km away, is the nearest railway station from Kaup.
The town of Kaup is connected through a wide network of buses from various parts of Mangalore, Bangalore and nearby cities as well as other states. Private bus operators such as Sri Durgamba Travels, Sea Bird Tourists, SRS Travels and Pragathi Tourist Corporation run Volvo A/C buses to this town. TicketGoose.com offers discount coupons for bus booking to all its customers.
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