Manjeshwar falls at the northern side of Kerala. It’s a tiny village in the heart of the Kasargod district and is situated 21 km from Mangalore. The well known Srimad Anantheshwara temple is located here. In 2007, a Tulu academy was set up here by its government. Manjeshwar sees monsoon during June-September, while the spring season arrives here in November and lasts until January. A variety of sea food is available here and is a crucial part of its cuisine.
Places to Stay
Apsara Regency, Chandralayam home stay, City Tower Hotel, Speedway Inn Hotel, Government Guest House, Hotel Bekal Palace, Hotel Highway Castle, Eney Tourist Home, and Aliya Lodge are few budget hotels here.
Manjeshwar is called "Pancha Bhasha Bhumi" which means land of five languages. Malayalam, Tulu, Kannada, Konkani, and Urdu are the five languages spoken here.
The important festivals of Manjeshwar are Shashti Mahotsava, an annual car festival, and Brahmaratha held at the Srimad Anantheshwara temple.
Places of Interest
Kappil Beach, Mantra Surf Club, Bejai Museum, Light House Hill Garden, Srimad Anantheshwara, and Durga Parameshwari temple are some of the tourist attractions here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Manjeshwar is the Mangalore International Airport (30 km); it is also referred to as the Bajpe airport.
Manjeshwar is well connected to Mangalore and Chennai by the Chennai Mail and Malabar Exp, which often make a stop at the village junction
The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates regular bus services to Manjeshwar. There are private transport options also available here. Three-wheeler autos come handy for travel within the village. Various bus ticket online booking sites make it convenient for travellers to book their tickets with ease.
A town in the district of Alappuzha in Kerala,Cherthalais located on the Kochi-Alappuzha National Highway NH 47. A beautiful coastal town, the eastern borders of the town has the serene backwaters of Lake Vembanad. The town has the best white silica sand in Asia, similar to the one found in Hawaii.Cherthala is famous for its hi-tech designer Coir mats. The town is located 30kms south of Kochi and 22kms north of Alappuzha town.
Places to Stay
Cherthala has a great number of hotels located within a kilometre from the bus stand. Keerthi Regency offers rooms for Rs.800 onwards.
Annual festivals like Onam, Vishu, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Malayalam is the main language spoken in this town.
Places to Visit
The Karthyayani Devi temple, located opposite the bus stand, the Muttathu Thirumala Devaswam temple and Muttom St. Mary's church (1.5kms, Sree Mutharamman Kovil (2kms), the famous Sri Dhanwanthari (1.5kms) and the Arthunkal Baslica(8kms) are the places of interest in this town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport (50kms)
Cherthala has its own railway station
Cherthala Bus Stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like Kallada Travels, SRM Transports and Sona Travelsthat offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Numerous travel websites provide discount coupons for bus booking frequently to their customers.