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Udupi is categorised as Pilgrimage

Mookambika Temple Kollur
Sri Krishna Udupi Temple
Vinayaka Temple
Shri Shardambha Temple

Reasons to Visit
  • Udupi is a very old temple city located 60 km from Mangalore and is renowned for its Krishna temple, established by Madhvacharya, the founder of the Dvaita philosophy.
  • Udupi is a pilgrimage destination and is visited for temples around it,
  • Bhuta Kola, Aati kalenja, Karangolu, and Nagaradhane are some of the cultural traditions of Udupi. The resident over here celebrate festivals such as Diwali, Dusshera and Christmas Yakshagana is a popular fork art
  • Udupi cuisine is very popular all over India and the tradition of this cuisine started in the great kitchens of the Krishna Temple which serve meals in the form of prasada to the thousands of devotees.
  • Manipal within Udupi city is an important educational and medical center in Karnataka.
  • Udupi is often considered a base point to visit Sringeri Mutt, Horanadu Annapoorneshwari Temple and other pilgrimages in coastal Karnataka (Kumbashi, Mookambika, Murudeshwar etc.)
Know It
  • Accommodations in Udupi are below average and situated in narrow bylanes near the temple. Udupi has some beaches nearby, green surroundings and typical temple towns feel.
Access Information

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6 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Udupi

Getaway (1-3 nights)4
Short Break (4-6 nights)2

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List of Holidays for Udupi


  • Coastal Karnataka Pilgrim Break (3 Nights)
  • Coastal Karnataka Pilgrim Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Udupi Extended Pilgrim Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Udupi Pilgrim Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Coastal Karnataka Pilgrimage (4 Nights)
  • Coastal Karnataka Pilgrimage with Gokarna (4 Nights)

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Udupi has 13 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Mangalore Airport and UdupiRs. 1761

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Udupi Temples Day visit and backRs. 2934

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Udupi and Drop to BaindurRs. 2112
Pickup from Udupi and Drop to GokarnaRs. 4929
Pickup from Udupi and Drop to Jog fallsRs. 4929
Pickup from Udupi and Drop to KalasaRs. 3521
Pickup from Udupi and Drop to KundapuraRs. 1175
Pickup from Udupi and Drop to MurudeshwarRs. 2934
Pickup from Udupi and Drop to SringeriRs. 2348

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Mangalore Railway Station and UdupiRs. 1761
Pickup/Drop between Udupi Railway Station and MalpeRs. 353
Pickup/Drop between Udupi Railway Station and ManipalRs. 353
Pickup/Drop between Udupi Railway Station and MoodbidriRs. 1526

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Destination Ideas

  • Jain Circuit Ex-Mangalore / ex-Udupi
  • Malpe Beach Getaway - Travel Idea for Coastal Karnataka
  • Moodbidri and Karkala Jain Pilgrimage
  • Mookambika Temple Kollur Pilgrimage
  • Significant Lord Bahubali Statues in Jain Pilgrimages in Karnataka
  • Sringeri Mutt and Horanadu Pilgrimage
  • Temples in coastal Karnataka
  • Udupi Pilgrimage

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    13th Century Sri Krishna Udupi temple is a major Krishna pilgrimage centre and around which entire temple town of Udupi and its economy is based. Surrounding the Sri Krishna Matha are several temples, the most ancient being made of basic wood and stone of 1,500 years origin.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    Ambalpady Mahakali Temple in Udupi is home to an ancient Mahakali temple. Lakshmi Janardhan Temple is also visited alongwith
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Ambalpadi is home to an ancient Sri Janardana temple having Mahakali mandir by the side
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    There is a renowned Saibaba Temple at 5 kms from Udupi near Malpe. The Saibaba temple complex also has Shri Nityananda Swami and Shri Raghavendra Swami temples.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Malpe beach is located 8 kms from Udupi and one of the best beaches in Coastal Karnataka offering watersports and good beach for swimming
    Activity, View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach, Watersports
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Guddattu Vinayaka temple is a 1700+ years old Lord Ganesha temple where the natural rock formation similar to Ganesh Idols is seen inside a small cave such that water collects naturally and submerges the Ganesh Idol.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    The Church of Holy Cross of Hospet in Karkala is one of the ancient churches in Mangalore - Udupi area. This was the only church that escaped the drive for the demolition of churches by Tipu Sultan
    Portuguese Church
    Karkala is a town of historical importance and a pilgrim centre for Jains. Jainism is widely practised here. The single stone 42-foot statue Gomateshwara (Lord Bahubali) is main attraction and is the second tallest in Karnataka. There are about 18 Jain basadis here.Attur nearby is also home to impressive St Lawrence Church.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    Anegudde Vinayaka Temple, set on a small Hillock is a Lord Ganesha temple at Kumbashi is one of the most renowned temples of Kundapura area.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    Kateel is home to Sri Durga Parmeshwari Temple and is considered one of the holiest temple towns in Coastal Karnataka
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Shankaranarayana is a small village on Kundapura-Shimoga main road home to ancient Shiva and Vishnu temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu
    Shri Annapoorneshwari Temple at Hosanadu is one of popular temples in Udupi area. The temple was commissioned in late 1990s.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    The Thousand Pillars Temple is one of the most famous and holy shrine of Jains in Moodbidri. It also has Guru Basadi which houses the treasured Dhavala text. There are other Basadis, namely Ammanvara Basadi. Leppada Basadi, etc. There are several Jain temples in Moodbidri.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    Kirimanjeshwara is a village on NH-17 north of Kundapura in Coastal Karnataka. The main attraction here is Kirimanjeshwara Temple. The old temple called Agastyeshwara Temple is another attraction. This temple is named after sage Agastya.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Temple of Mookambika Devi is one of the Seven Muktisthala pilgrimage sites in Karnataka. Mookambika temple is very significant in south India and visited especially for Vidhyarambha a ceremony / ritual for the initiation of children into literary world (before they start schooling).
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Venur is home to 38 ft monolith of Lord Bahubali also known as Lord Gomateshwara. The single rock statue was erected in the year 1604. This statue of Bahubali is one of the five giant monoliths found in Karnataka.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    The Sharadamba Temple at Shringeri is an 8th-century temple, founded by Sri Adi Shankaracharya. It is situated by a river and visited as a pilgrim centre ex-Udupi
    Temple or Holy Place
    Murudeshwar Beach is characterised by a huge towering statue of Lord Shiva, part of the Murudeshwar temple complex. It is the third highest statue of Lord Shiva in the world. This is build on a rock face and is nothing short of a man made wonder. The temple adjacent to the statue is also equally imposing that includes a 20-storied 237 ft tall Gopura.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    The Annapoorneshwari Temple at Horanadu is major temple that pilgrims visit on the banks of a river surrounded by thick forests and valleys of the Western Ghats.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Shri Venkataramana Temple Mulki is one of the oldest and prominent temples of Dakshina Kannada with a history of over 700 years. The temple has a unique record of unbroken darshan seva for the last 225 years.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu
    Bappanadu Durga Parameshwari temple an 800 year old temple that is set on a riverside md-way between Udupi and Mangalore just off NH-17. It is a well visited pilgrim centre locally and regionally.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple

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Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Town CentreA crowded Area in and around Udupi Krishna TemplePilgrimage1
Nearest Airport in Udupi
  • Bajpe Airport ( IXE ) , Mangalore-62 Kms
Railway Stations in Udupi
  • Udupi ( UD ), Udupi
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