Udupi is a quaint little town, sitting in the heart of the state of Karnataka. Noted for its Krishna Mutt (Temple), Udupi is a peaceful and serene destination charming tourists in from various quarters. Besides its spiritual side, this upcoming city of Karnataka also offers to its tourists interesting variety of local attractions, ranging from beaches and islands to viewpoints and much more. Udupi is also widely renowned for regional cuisine, which is extremely delicious to say the least. Infact, tourists visiting the region are sure to pack in snacks and juice extracts, spices and oils, which are a speciality of the region, to take back home.
Krishna Janamashtami is one the best time to visit Udupi, when celebrations are at its peak. Udupi is a well-connected region via train, plane or bus. With both National and State Highways passing through the region, Udupi is blessed with great quality roads, which means a bump free bus ride from various quarters of the state. Plenty of buses to Udupi are available from various regions of Karnataka, for people who like to give an adventurous feel to their trip. Online ticket booking having liberated the public from long queues, bus bookings from Udupi and other regions are taking a whole new craze, with more and more people opting for a bus journey.
There are plenty of options to choose for Udupi weekend getaways ranging from religious destinations, beaches to other attractions. Few of the popular weekend getaways for Udupi include Gomteshwar Jain Temple (50 km), Murudeshwar Mahadev Temple (150km), Kaup beach (30km), Murudeshwar Beaach (150km), Kudlu Theertha, Caribbean Beach and much more.