The town of Jagaluru lies in the Davangere district of Karnataka. The state capital, Bangalore, is based at a distance of 256 km and its district headquarters, Davangere, is 54 km away from here. Popular tourist destination, Chitradurga, is 37 km away from the town. Rayadurg (67 km) and Sandur(73 km) are its other neighboring cities.
Places to Stay
Being a popular tourist destination, Chitradurga offers plenty of budget hotels compared to Jagalur. Amogha International Hotel (Tariff-Rs.800), Aiswariya Fort Hotel (Tariff-Rs.700) and S R Residency (Tariff-Rs.500) are some of the options that are worth trying.
Kannada is commonly spoken language here.
Ugadi (April), Ganesh Chaturthi (August) and Diwali (November) are important festivals in this region.
Places of Interest
Jagalur Town does not have any places of interest to offer its tourists. Several sightseeing places lie in Chitradurga which include Chitradurga Fort, Ashoka Siddapura, Vani Vilas Sagar (32 km), Jogimatti (15 km), Holalkere (35 km) and Sirigere (26 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Hubli Airport, which is 183 km away from this town.
Chitradurga Railway Station (36 km) is the closest from this area.
Mostly state buses operate in this region. But private operator like Durgamba Motors also has a strong hold in this area. Utilising bus ticket online offer from travel websites can save you a lot of money.
Kapu a small town in the Udupi district of Karnataka is a coastal town that consists of four villages. 13kms south of Udupi, Kaup, which is pronounced as Kapu, is famous for its lighthouse and the three Goddess Durga temples and a fort built by Tippu Sultan. The town lies between Udupi and Mangalore on National Highway 66. Scenic on the shores of the Arabian Sea, many films have been shot at Kapu. The sunrise and sunset in the backdrop of light house at Kapu is one of the main attractions of the place.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay is the Kapu Beach resort (Rs.1500 onwards). Other than these travellers can stay at Udupi where a vast range of budget accommodation is available. Some of them are Palm Grove Beach Resort(Tariff- Rs.1200-Rs.2200), Kediyoor Hotel (Tariff- Rs.600-Rs.2000)
The Kaup Beach Ustava attracts a lot of tourists for its sand art. The annual 'Ati Mari Puje’ festival at the historically famous temple of Goddess Mariyamma is usually thronged by thousands of devotees all over the state and even neighbouring states.
The language predominantly spoken in this town is Kannada.
Places to visit
Other than the lighthouse and the Tipu Sultan fort the temples around the area includes Anegudde, Anegudde Vinayaka Temple and the Lord Kotilingeshwara Temple, which is loacetd about 1-2kms from the bus stand. Neighbouring town Udupi has a lot more tourist places of interest.
How to Get There
The airport near Kapu is the Mangalore Airport
The nearest railway station is at Udupi
There are many buses that pass via Kapu bus stand from Udupi and Mangalore. Some of the well-known bus operators include VRL Travels, Pragathi Tourist Corporation and Sri Durgamba Travels. Numerous travel websites provide discount coupons for bus booking frequently to their customers.