There is no limit to the amount of Foreign Currency that visitors can bring.
Banks are open for Transaction from 10:00 am - 03:30 pm hrs on weekdays and from 10:00 am - 12:00 am hrs on Saturdays. Click here to visit for Money Exchange Centers
Main hotels, Restaurants and Shopping centres honour major credit cards.
(Hours fast (+), slow (-) on IST)
USA: -10.30, Germany: - 4.30, Canada: - 10.30, France: - 4.30, Australia: + 4.30, Spain: - 4.30, UAE: - 1.30, UK: - 5:30.
Best Time to Visit
Time To Visit : March to May.
Max Temperature : 40°C
Min.Temperature : 18°C
Time To Visit : June to September.
Max Temperature : 28°C
Min.Temperature : 23°C
Time To Visit : December to February .
Max Temperature : 32°C
Min.Temperature : 14°C
Cotton Outfits, Hats, Sunglasses, Sunscreen lotion etc.
Heavy penalties including Imprisonment for Possession of Narcotic Drugs.
All Standard Restaurants offer a variety of cuisines including Continental, Chinese, Indian and Typical Udupi fare.
Tap water is purified and quite safe to drink. It is not advisable to drink water from slow moving streams, lakes or dams. Bottled water is also available.
Police Control Room : 0820-2526444 /9480805400
Fire station : 0820-2520333
Ambulance: 108 /0820-2571210
Some temples do not permit entry to non-Hindus. Strict dress codes are followed in most of the temples. Footwear is banned inside the temple premises.
Nudity is not allowed in any Udupi beach.
Smoking is banned in public places.
Footwear in Houses
Visitors to most Udupi houses leave their footwear outside before entering the house.
Demonstrativeness in Public
Behaviour, demonstrating affection in public like hugging or kissing is not an accepted practice in Udupi.
To visit a wildlife sanctuary, prior permission has to be taken from the authority concerned of the sanctuary. For further enquiries, contact: Deputy Conservator of Forests,Kundapura Division, Kundapura,Udupi District-576201,Phone No.- 08254-230349