Jalsoor, a small village in Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district, is located in a lush green forest region. State Highway 88, 85 and 55 converge at this village making it a well connected village in the vicinity. The Payaswini River flows near Jalsoor. A few of the neighbouring cities include Sullia, Adoor, Puttur and Kasaragod.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in Jalsoor. For budget hotels, you need to travel to Sullia, which is 9 km away. Some of the hotels here are Kattekar Lodge (Tariff-Rs.245) and Mayura Yathri Niwas (Tariff-Rs.885).
The official language spoken in Jalsoor is Kannada.
The most celebrated festivals in Jalsoor are Makar Sankranti in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi and Ugadi in March, Janmashtami in August, Ganesha Chaturthi in August-September and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions around Jalsoor. These places are Sullia (9 km), Banta Male (34 km), Pushpagiri Reserve (31 km) and Ubaradka Mittur (16 km) away from Jalsoor.
How to Get There
Mangalore Airport is the closest airport to Jalsoor, being 83 km away.
There is no railway station in Jalsoor. The nearest railway station is located in Kaniyoor, which is 28 km away from Jalsoor.
There are numerous buses connecting the village of Jalsoor with many cities and towns. KSRTC runs luxurious Volvo A/C buses to from all major cities in Karnataka to Jalsoor. You can opt for Volvo bus ticket booking service provided by several online bus booking websites.