Udupi Events

 
 
  • Arts & Culture
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    Arts & Culture

    Yakshagana
    Rich Folk Dance Drama is an unsurpassed way of exibiting the themes taken from the Epics. Yakshagana means a particular style of music, with characteristics of its own, distinct from the other two systems of Indian music, Hindustani and Karnataki..

    Nagamandala
    Apart from the periodical worship of these serpent stones, the devotees also arrange for a big ritual called Nagamandala. A representation of serpent spirit is made on the floor, by using powders of different colors....

    Siri Jatre
    It originates from the deep-rooted faith that the natives of Tulunadu have in the legendary Siri Kumar brothers. Its a unique Tuluva ritual organised annually on a full moon day in the month of march....

    Kudubi Holi
    The Kudubi is a tribal community. They are originally from Goa . Even after shifting their base to Karnataka from Goa, they have continued to celebrate their traditional festival, 'Holi' by preserving their unique customs....

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    Food

    Mitra Samaja
    Near the Krishna temple, its over fifty years old. You can sample authentic Udupi dishes like 'Golibaje, 'Dosa' ,'Idli' and 'Medu Wada' with 'Sambar' and 'Coconut Chutney'. Accompany your meal with a hot cup of filter coffee, or a cold glass of badam milk...

    Woodlands
    Its a icon of Udupi, this is a vegetarian restaurant best known for South Indian and North Indian food. Its a Family Restaurant. Since it is situated near Sri Krishna Temple many of the Tourist visit here.....

    Diana
    A 60-year old hotel for 'fast food" Indian-style; the 'Channa Pathora', 'Banana Bonda' and 'Veg Noodles' are favourites. The Veg cutlets here also are yummy. Not to forget the famous "Gadbad" ice cream...

  • Water Sports
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    Water Sports

    Surfing - Shaka Surf Club
    The Shaka Surf Club aims to promote the sport and culture of surfing in India. The Shaka Surf Club is all about freedom in the waves, good vibes, not taking things too seriously and learning to just go with the flow....

    Para Sailing
    For those visiting Malpe beach, there is now the added attraction of parasailing. If you are adventurous, you should not miss the thrill of parasailing. The Karavali Adventure Club has been providing parasailing facility at the beach....

    Rafting
    Lush green forests, free flowing rivers, unforgettable experience, and an opportunity for nature lovers and outdoor adventure enthusiasts to explore and experience. It is one of the exciting and thrilling white water experiences of South India...

    Kambala
    Kambala - the most beautiful sport dear to the cultivating community which means the racing of buffaloes in wet fields, which could later be used for growing paddy. The buffalo-race is held after the rainy season gets over...

    Water Scooter
    One of the most adventurous water sports in Malpe and St. Mary's island is Jet Skiing. The sport is one of the most popular in Malpe and many tourists try this sport to set their adrenalin rushing.Jet skiing should surely thrill you in Malpe.

  • Artifacts
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    Artifacts

    Koti Chennaya Theme Park
    Koti and Chennaya have been elevated to the level of divine entities. The park, which aims in paying tributes to the valiant heroes, who have left a lasting imprint on the history and folklore of Tulunadu .The idol of Koti Chennaya is 10 ft high....

    Guthu House - Traditional House
    The Guthu mane is the mansion where the land lord lives and is the chief of the village. The Guthu house transforms itself into a cultural centre during the local festivities and the chieftain's family entertains the entire village and hosts various festivities....

    Pajaka Kshetra
    Sri Pajaka Kshetra, sacred holy place, is a village in Udupi district.It is created by Lord Shri Parashurama. It is the place where Shri Vayudevaru took incarnation as Sri Madhvacharya, a proponent of the Dvaita philosophy...

    Admar Matha
    The Acharya Madhva had gifted an idol of Kaliyamardana Krishna with four arms to Sri Narasimha (Narahari) Tirtha, the original swamiji of this Mutt. You can see many mutt in and around Krishna Temple...

    Palimaru Matha
    The idol of Kodanda Rama with Lakshmana and Sita gifted by the Acharya Madhva to Sri Hrshikesha Tirtha is worshipped here. The idols of Rama and Lakshmana have bows and arrows in hands whereas that of Sita has lotus in hand...

  • Museums
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    Museums

    Koti Chennaya Theme Park
    Koti and Chennaya have been elevated to the level of divine entities. The park, which aims in paying tributes to the valiant heroes, who have left a lasting imprint on the history and folklore of Tulunadu .The idol of Koti Chennaya is 10 ft high....

    Coin Museum Corp Bank
    Showcasing old coins to the present day financial inclusion initiatives of the Government will be the focus area for improving. The heritage museum provides information about banking history since its inception in 1906...

    Karanth Smaraka Bhavan
    The aim of the bhavan is to perpetuate the memory of Karanth in the place of his birth. The bhavan reflects the architecture of this region. It comprises a "Ranga Mandira" (theatre), a library, a "Bal Bhavan" and "Karanth Kola" (pond)....

    Manipal Anotomy Museum
    The museum has 1000 odd dissected specimens of the human body-adult, foetus and other animals. The museum also displays cross sectional specimens, skeletons of human and other vertebrates and developmental anatomy models...

    Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village
    Its a multi-dimensional cultural project which aims at restoration & conservation of the nation's cultural wealth expressed in the form of traditional buildings & objects of art, craft & other artifacts of aesthetic interest, some dating several hundred years ago...

  • Performing Arts
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    Performing Arts

    Yakshagana
    Rich Folk Dance Drama is an unsurpassed way of exibiting the themes taken from the Epics. Yakshagana means a particular style of music, with characteristics of its own, distinct from the other two systems of Indian music, Hindustani and Karnataki..

    Tiger Dance
    Huli Vesha art form was born of the love, respect & veneration showered on the tiger by the people for whom the striped predator was but another face of god.It is performed mainly in the occasion of Krishna Janmashtani...

    Kangilu
    This Kangilu Kunitha is a traditional folk dance of Udupi District, which belongs to Mundal and Gowda community . This folk dance is held during full moon of day and night till many days this folk wil be held....

    Kudubi Holi
    The Kudubi is a tribal community. They are originally from Goa . Even after shifting their base to Karnataka from Goa, they have continued to celebrate their traditional festival, 'Holi' by preserving their unique customs....

  • Photography
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    Photography

    Hills
    A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding Land. Hills often have a seperate peak. Some of the hills are Kodachadri Hills, Western Ghats, Kemmangundi Hills, Kundadri Hills, Agumbe Sunset Point, Kudremukh Hills..

    Beaches
    A beach is a landform along the shoreline of an ocean. Some of the beaches are Malpe Beach, Trasi Maravanthe Beach, Bengre Hoode Beach, Ottinene Beach, Kodi Beach, Gangolli Beach, Mattu Beach and Kaup Beach..

    Backwater
    A river is a natural watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, a lake or a sea. Some of them are Hanging Bridge Kemmannu, Pithrody River, Sita River, Sowparnika River, Udyavara River, Ramasamudra Lake and many more....

    Waterfalls
    Waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop in the course of a stream or river. Some of them are Kudlu Theertha Falls, Arbi Falls, Belkal Theertha Falls, Mala Joyisaragundi Falls, Kosalli Falls, Barkana Falls, Vibhuti falls and Arasinagundi falls....

  • Trekking
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    Trekking

    Kodachadri Hills
    Kodachadri is a mountain peak with dense forests (altitude - 1343 metres above sea level) in the Western Ghats. It is declared as natural heritage site by Government Karnataka....

    Western Ghats
    It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the eight hottest hotspots of biological diversity in the world. It is sometimes called the Great Escarpment of India. ....

    Kudlu Theertha Falls
    Kudlu Theertha Falls is the first water fall of river Sita. The water falls from a height of 200 feet directly to the pond. It is believed that this pond is holy because many sages performed penance here many years ago.....

  • Islands
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    Island

    St.Mary's Island
    Out of the four islands which form St. Mary's Islands, the northernmost island has a basaltic rock formation in a hexagonal form. It has prominent coconut trees, and hence the island is also called Coconut Island. ....

    Babbu Kudru
    This island is blessed with beautiful scenery all around. An ideal tourist destination, this island provides a beautiful view of surrounding islands like Kannda Kudru, Uppina Kudru, Heri Kudru, and Kundapura and Gangolli.....

    Thimmana Kudru
    In the tub of Suvarna River, a group of about a dozen islands in Tonse region covered with lush green decorated by creeks, coconut palms surrounded by clear blue waters adds to the natural beauty.....

  • Leisure
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    Leisure

    Boat House
    Paradise Lagoon & House Boat is the first and only Backwater property in coastal Karnataka, situated in Kemmannu Hoode, the awe-inspiring ridge of land is situated between Arabian Sea and the river Swarna....

    Paradise Isle Beach Resort
    It is renowned for its Sun drenched silvery beach, gorgeous sun sets, nestled among four to five islands, protected from high tidal waves is Haven for pleasure seekers, the play full ocean is just right for swimmers and water sports lovers.....

    Palm Grove Beach Resort
    The resort offers you first hand experience of life which seems unaffected by Urban Development. Silver Sands, Breathtaking Sunsets, Cozy Cottages, Peaceful ambience & time on your side, conjures up the perfect holiday at Palm Grove.

    Turtle Bay Beach Resort
    The peaceful and exclusive premises of Turtle Bay offer rustic rooms and cabanas with contemporary facilities to suit individual guest preferences. Our living arrangements are designed to blend in with the local architecture, and the seaside ambience.

  • Village Walk
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    Village Walk

    Bengre Village Walk
    Bengre is a Beautiful place with cool breeze, Shade, Beach side and Small Islands nearby. Its a good place for evening Walk which gives a relaxing feel.

    Pithrody Village Walk
    Its a small place with River, Sea and Small islands. One can see Fish Mills, Ice factories and many more.


    Barkur Village Walk
    Barkur you can see temples, water tanks, schools, hospitals, church, mosque, destroyed fort and countless number of other buildings.


  • Horticulture Visit
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    Horticulture Visit

    Mattu Gulla
    Mattu gulla or green brinjal's are special type of brinjal grown in the village Mattu.


    Udupi Mallige
    Plant is a small and bushy with leaves of light green with yellowish shade. Jasmine is widely cultivated for their flowers, enjoyed in the garden, as house plants, and as cut flowers....

    Cashew
    The tree is small and evergreen, growing to 10-12m (~32 ft) tall, with a short, often irregularly shaped trunk....


  • Health & Wellness
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    Health & Wellness

    S.D.M. Ayurvedic Hospital
    It is a premier non-profit educational organization, Functioning under the sacred aegis of shree Kshetra Dharmasthala. Since its inception the hospital has developed an environment where the original ayurvedic therapies are administered....

    Thonse Health Centre
    Nature cure is a healing system in conformity with the principles of nature on the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social planes of individual being. Nature cure is an indigenous holistic system of alternative complimentary medicine.....

  • Scenic Nature
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    Scenic Nature

    Hills
    A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding Land. Hills often have a seperate peak. Some of the hills are Kodachadri Hills, Western Ghats, Kemmangundi Hills, Kundadri Hills, Agumbe Sunset Point, Kudremukh Hills..

    Waterfalls
    Waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop in the course of a stream or river. Some of them are Kudlu Theertha Falls, Arbi Falls, Belkal Theertha Falls, Mala Joyisaragundi Falls, Kosalli Falls, Barkana Falls, Vibhuti falls and Arasinagundi falls....

  • Cave Temples
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    Cave Temples

    Guddattu Vinayaka
    is the only Jaladhivasa Ganapathi available in the country and is unique of its kind. Temple runs back for about 700 years. The temple stands on the foot of a huge granitc rock, which itself looks like a sleeping elephant.....

    Suparsha Cave
    When King Suparshwa was searching for a suitable place to do penance & get moksha, He came across this cave & found it suitable. A little down in the cave towards left are the 3 separate lingas - it is also called tri-shakti linga - Kali, Lakshmi, Saraswathi...

  • Monuments
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    Monuments

    Gomateshwar Statue
    Karkala is a town of historical importance and a pilgrim centre for Jains. Jainism is widely practised here. The single stone 42-foot (13 m) statue Gomateshwara (Lord Bahubali) is the second tallest in Karnataka ...

    Chaturmukha Basadi
    It has total of 108 pillars sanctified by Vir Pandya deva in 1432, is one of the noteworthy Jaina monuments. It is built in the form of a four faced hall, with a supercilious doorway and pillared entrance on each of its four sides.....

  • Beaches
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    Beaches

    Malpe Beach
    Malpe Beach is an Ideal Picnic place with its Virtuous Beach.It is the long and Golden Sandy Coast Line with Clean Blue Sky with the Ripple of the Sea where one can Stroll around in Peace. ...

    Trasi Maravanthe Beach
    Trasi Maravanthe Beach is one of the most picturesque locations. On the western side of Trasi Maravanthe beach is the Arabian Sea, while on the eastern side runs the Sowparnika river...

    Mattu Beach
    The beach (Mattu Beach) is unspoiled for the most part and you will find yourself pretty much alone there with just a few fisher-folk for company...

    Kaup Beach
    The Kaup beach is one of the most beautiful beaches. The beach is a serene place with nature's beauty in abundance. The sound of the waves caresses the breeze sensuously....>

  • Spiritual Poojas
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    Spiritual Poojas

    Aslesha Bali
    Ashlesha Bali Pooja & Sarpa Samskara are two important Sarpa Dosha Poojas that are done at Kukke Subramanya Temple. Ashlesha Bali usually lasts for a couple of hours. It is called Ashlesha bali as it has to be performed on Ashlesha Nakshatra....

    Nagamandala
    Apart from the periodical worship of these serpent stones, the devotees also arrange for a big ritual called Nagamandala. A representation of serpent spirit is made on the floor, by using powders of different colors....

    Hari Kathe
    Hari Khatte means stories of god is told in divine way. Harikatha ( "stories of the Lord"), otherwise called Katha Kalakshepa is a form of Hindu religious discourse.....

    Satyanarayana Pooja
    The Satyanarayana Puja is usually done on the Full Moon (Purnima) day of every month or any day you wish to do it. It is also done on special occasions and during times of achievements as an offering of gratitude to the Lord Vishnu....

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    Wildlife Sanctuary

    Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary
    Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary is located near Kollur,it covers an area of around 247 sq. km and has the vegetation cover of semi-evergreen, evergreen and moist deciduous forests of the Western Ghats.....

    Malyadi Bird Sanctuary
    The area is inhabited by water birds on the swampy land created by collected rain water in the left over clay fields. The so called sanctuary is actually just a bunch of farms and marshlands.....

    Kudremukh National Park
    The Kudremukh National Park is the largest declared Wildlife Protected Area (600 sq. km) of a tropical wet evergreen type of forest in the Western Ghats.....