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Are you looking for a great location to plan your trip? If yes, Udupi is one of those very few locations that have some of the mesmerizing places to visit. Udupi is a place for people who love coastal regions. The place is popular for the South Indian restaurants and the vegetarian cuisines. Apart from this, you will also witness the laidback beaches, the carved temples and the untouched forests in this region. It is located at a distance of 60 km from Mangalore and is known for the culture.

The entire town is surrounded by the stunning Arabian Sea and Western Ghats, thereby making the place look unearthly. As this is the pilgrim centre, you can find the mesmerizing Krishna temple here. Moreover locally the place is known as Shivalli and Rajata Peetha.

With multiple attractive locations, Udupi has become of the tourist attractions among people. You will find tourist visiting here to enjoy their trip. If you are also thinking, then consider checking the attractions of this place.

Attractions of Udupi

St. Mary’s Island:
This is one of the most popular locations in Udupi as it is said that this was the first place where Vasco De Gama kept his first foot. This is and that has an immense geological importance along with whose splendor is beyond imagination. This quaint island is a pace of white sand beaches, amazing wildlife and rock monoliths thereby making it a spectacular destination.

The place is located host at a distance of 4 miles in the Arabian Sea and therefore boasts some of the magnificent beaches in the entire nation. This is actually a group of 4 individual islands which comprises of North Island, Coconut Island, Daryabahadurgarh Island, and South Island. On your visit to this place, you can also find the shoreline which is filled with crystalline rocks. This was created when Madagascar Island separated from India. The magnificent site is truly amazing but not yet the place has acquired the tourists’ attention to its full potential. One of the best things to do here is to sit and enjoy the alluring sunset.

Malpe Beach:
If you are someone who loves to explore the unexplored beaches, then certainly consider visiting this beach. It is just at a distance of 6 kilometer from Udupi making it one of the most visited islands in Udupi. People who have an idea about this place whether foreigners or locals, they never fail to visit this island. The pleasant weather and the white clean sand makes this beach the beat spot for including in different types of water sports.

This is considered as the treasure of Karnataka as it consists of four rocky islands. The northern island is Daria-Bahadurgad, the southern one is Kari-Illada-Kallu, the middle island is Daria-Gadara-Kallu, and the fourth one is St. Mary’s Island which is the frequently visited one among the four.

The entire location is the combination of everything like pleasant weather, adventurous sports, peaceful walks and serenity.

Kaup Beach:
Again this is a destination that will certainly attract the beach lovers. The outstanding backdrop and the serene ambiance of the entire beach make it one of the best beaches in India. You can just stroll around the beach and enjoy the beauty of the place. Also the 100ft tall lighthouse is another attraction of the place.

Kudlu falls:
This is also popular has the Sita falls. This is a picturesque location that attracts people from different walks of life. Whether you are a photographer or nature lover, the Kudlu falls will certainly melt your heart with its beauty. It cascades down from the Western Ghats which at 150 feet height and located amidst the dense greenery on the hilly terrains.

If you love trekking them also this can be a great location as you get the opportunity to trek through the greens for reaching the waterfalls. This is certainly a great choice for the trekkers and nature lovers.

Jomlu Teerth:
This amazing destination is located in Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary. River Sita is the main one behind the formation of the Jomlu Teerth. It cascades from 20feet height down the rocky terrain cutting the dense reserve. You will fall in love with the chorus of birds and the water body.

Mookanbika Temple:
Mookambika temple is another attraction in Udupi is fully dedicated to the Aadiprakarsakti. This is actually the emblem if the three powerful goddesses which is Maha Lakshmi, Goddess Sarawati, and Goddess Mahakali. It holds a linga which is the representation of the Shakti and Purusha and is popular as Udbhavlinga.

These are some of the popular attractions of Udupi. Whether you are an adventure seeker or a nature lover or photographers, Udupi has range of attractions for the different people to fulfill their desires. Spending time with your beloved or with your own can be a great choice, as this place has some of the most serene locations.

Consider booking your tickets to Udupi today if you are willing to spend your time is a mesmerizing location.