A sea coast village in the Udipi district of Karnataka, Yermal Thenka is well connected to major cities by a number of regular buses. Located about 22 km from Udipi city, Yermal Thenka is an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its coconut-fringed beaches are the main attractions of the village.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Yermal Thenka. However, Udipi has a number of budget hotels that tourists can choose from. Some of them are Udipi Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Kediyoor Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Summer Park Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Rukmini Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Yermal Thenka is Kannada.
Some of the important festivals include Shivaratri celebrated in February, Ram Navami and Holi in March.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist interest in Yermal Thenka. Some of them include Kaup Beach (8.5 km), Pajaka Village (20 km), Udupi Sri Krishna Matha (20.6 km) and Malpe Beach (26 km).
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Mangalore Airport, which is approximately 38 km away.
The nearest railway station at Padubidri is 2.6 km away. However, Udipi railway station is the major rail head that connects Yermal Thenka to other important cities.
Yermal Thenka has its own bus stand located about 2 km away. There are regular bus services from Hubli, Udipi and Belgaum. Some private operators ply their buses on their routes. Avail of a bus ticket booking offer when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.