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Introduction

Udupi is a city and the headquarters of the Udupi District in the Indian state of Karnataka. Udupi is famous for the Krishna temple located here. Udupi is a land of celestial beauty and is inserted between the abundant mountains of the western ghats on the east and the immense calm Arabian Sea on the west.Udupi is an authentic treasure trove of touristís pleasures. One can find a blazing lay out of antediluvian graven temples, modern splendid architectural buildings, beautiful hill chains, pure forests, unending beaches and very friendly people. Udipi also lends its name to the inexpensive eateries that originated here.

Area 68 sq km
Altitude 39 m above sea level
Temperature Summer-Min.-26.0C,Max.-36.0 C Winter,Min.-22.0C,Max.-32.0C
Language Kannada, Konkani, Hindi, English
STD Code 08252
Rainfall 3777 mm average yearly
Best Time to Visit September to March

Udupi MapOther cities map


How to get there

  1. Air :-Mangalore - Bajpe Airport is 60 kms from Udupi.
  2. Rail:- Udupi railway station is on the Konkan railway.
  3. Road:- National Highway 17 passes through Udupi.Other significant roads include the State Highways to Karkala and Dharmastala and to Shimoga and Sringeri. The NH 17 provides a link to Mangalore and Karwar.

Places to Visit

Sri Krishna Temple Sri Anathesvara Temple St. Mary's Island beach Marawanthe beach
Chandramauleshvara Temple      

Excursion

Maravanthe Kollur Malpe Manipal
Mangalore      

Shopping

Udupi is also famous for jewellery.

Accommodation

Kalpana Residency Karavali Hotel Paradise Isle Beach Resort Hotel Rukmini Residency
Hotel Swadesh Heritage Kediyoor Hotel Hotel Durga International