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Udupi Beach in Karnataka

Fast Facts

Situated 6km from Malpe river Nearest airport: Mangalore,Connected by Konkan railway network

Did You Know

The word 'Udupi' was derived from its Tulu name Odipu. It is associated with a temple at Malpe, dedicated to Lord Vadabhandeshwara

Must Do

Snorkeling,Beach volley,Wind surfing.


Situated in the Udupi district of Karnataka, Udupi beach is one of the most famous beaches in south India. You will love the beautiful white sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, and clear blue seas. Udupi beach is well connected by an efficient transport network.

How to reach Udupi Beach:

Udupi can be reached by air, rail, or road. The nearest airport is at Mangalore. Udupi is connected by a number of trains on the Konkan railway network. You can also reach Udupi beach by road. National Highway 17 connects Udupi with other parts of Karnataka. Both government and private buses are available.

Major Tourist Attractions in and around Udupi Beach:

Udupi beach is situated close to a number of tourist attractions, which include, Udupi Krishna Temple, Balarama Temple, and several mathas, like, Adamaru matha, Pejavara matha, Puttige matha, Palimaru matha, Sodhe matha, Kaniyooru matha, Shirur matha, and Krishnapura matha. Many tourists head to Udupi for pilgrimage.

Popular activities at Udupi Beach:

Travelers coming to Udupi beach can take part in a number of activities, such as, fishing, snorkeling, beach volley, and wind surfing. Children can enjoy making sand castles. Many travelers also make offerings to the nearby temples and other religious shrines.

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