Located on the banks of the river Pangala is a village by the same name in Udupi taluka. Famous for its Janardhan temple, the tiny hamlet comes under the Pangala Panchayath in Karnataka. Belonging to the Mysore Division, it is located at a distance of 363 km from the state capital of Bangalore. Udupi, Kota, Karkala, and Mudbidri are the cities nearby Pangala.
Places to Stay
There are no good accommodation options in Pangala. It is recommended that tourists stay in Udupi instead. Some of the hotels in Udupi are Hotel Swadesh Heritage (Tariff –Rs. 600), Hotel Udupi Residency (Tariff –Rs. 600), and Karavali Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of Pangala is Tulu. The other languages spoken here include English and Hindi.
Onam in February and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some tourist spots in and around Pangala are Udupi, Karkala (33 km), and Agumbe (47 km) among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Pangala is the Bajpe Airport, which is 48 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Pangala is the Mangalore Junction, which is 60 km away.
Pangala has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Bangalore, Mysore, and Goa among others. Private operators such as Sugama Tourists ply reliable bus service on this route. Bus ticket online booking facility is the most convenient way of booking your tickets.