Udupi Tour Package - Ancient temple city in Karnataka India03 Nights/4DaysPackage Code: HTPC001431
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Udupi Tour Package - Ancient temple city in Karnataka India
Udupi Tour Package: Overview
Udupi is a piligrimage town located about 60km from Mangalore and 381 km from Bangalore. It is strongly filled with the temple and mutts of rich historical and cultural significance. Many tourist attracts to visit Udupi as a pilgrimage center as well as they attracts to visit nearby places of Udupi which are filed with beach, Temple and Wildlife sanctuary. Holiday Travel Pvt Ltd offers you to visit and explore holiday in Udupi and enjoy your precious tour with your family and Friends.
Udupi Tour Package: Highlights
Famous as Eight Matts of Krishna
Chandramouleshwara Temple ancient temples of Udupi
Udupi famous first among seven places of pilgrimages
unexplored beaches in India: Malpe Beach
Endulge in Floura and Fauna: Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary
Kollur is fmaous temple of Goddess Mookambika
Why you must visit Udupi
Udupi also known as Odipu in Tulu,s a city i in the Indian state of Karnataka. Udupi is notable for the Krishna Temple and lends its name to the popular Udupi cuisine. This cuisine was developed by Shivalli Madhwa Brahmins who cooked food for Lord Krishna. It is a famous pilgrimage, particularly for Asta Math, i.e. eight Matts and Sri Krishna Temple. Every tourist visit Udupi to worship lord Krishna and it is also known as famous pilgrimage center, visit and extend holiday in holy place and enjoy some other famous attraction of city which includes beache, Temples etc
Aug-01 To Mar-31
Apr-01 To Jul-31
3N/4D Standard Pacakge
|Rs 10000||Rs 10500||Rs 9500||Rs 0|
3N/4D Luxury Package
Sai Vishram Beach Resort:
|Rs 25500||Rs 27250||Rs 24950||Rs 0|
Hotels in Udupi
Standard Hotels: Paradise Lagoon: TA Rank (4.5) - Certificate of Excellence
Deluxe Hotels: Sai Vishram Beach Resort: TA Rank (5.0) - Certificate of Excellence
03 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis
Breakfast and dinner
02 Day sightseeing of Udupi
01 Day sightseeing of nearby attraction of Udupi
Private Ac vehicle for 04 days
Parking, Toll tax and Driver hault
Inclusive of all taxes
Any airfare, Busfare and Railway fare
Any entrance ticket
Arrival at Managalore airport or railway station and proceed to Udupi which is 56 km away from Mangalore. Upon arrival check in to hotel and get ready to explore the city by visit such famous places which includes Malpe Beach, Krishna Temple, Milagres Church and Chandramouleshwara Temple. After sightseeing you may have lunch at any nearest Restaurant, later come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Udupi hotel
Lunch: Served at any nearest Restaurant
After breakfast move towards some around attraction of Udupi which are Maravanthe Beach and Kollur. Maravanthe Beach is very famous attraction situated at a distance of 42 km. Visit and enjoy your precious time at beach. After that you may have lunch at Shetty's Lunch Home. After that you will visit Kollur which is 74 km away, visit and praise Goddess Mookambika, thousands of tourists attracts to visit for darshan of Mookambika. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Udupi Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Lunch: Served at Shetty's Lunch Home
After breakfast visit to explore wildlife sanctuary near to Udupi which is Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary at a distance of 40 km from Udupi. Upon arrival visit the wildlife attraction and enjoy your day. After that you may have lunch at any nearest restaurant, later you will come back to Udupi and rest of the day free at your leisure. Overnight stay with dinner at Udupi hotel
Meals: Breakfast And Dinner
Lunch: Served at any nearest restaurant
After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Mangalore, after reach you will drop to airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory
How to Reach Udupi
By Flight: Mangalore is very nearest airport to reach Udupi. It is well connected with all the major and famous cities
By Bus: Udupi buses are available from nearest city of south and from major cities of Tamil Nadu
By Train: This city is well connected with rail network which make your journey comfortable and easy. Konkan Railway network is the main railway which connects the city with many other cities and states. You can also take train from Mangalore which is very nearest to Udupi
Best time to visit Udupi
Udupi is very famous and most awaited pilgrimage destination. Thousands of Tourists attracts to visit and worship lord Krishna. Udupi visit throughout the year but if you want to take pleasure awareness and enjoy your holiday then visit in the month of October when the climate became pleasant and you were able to enjoy tirth or holiday
Things to do in Udupi
Shopping in Udupi
Shopping in Udupi is all about buying local spices, wooden handicrafts and ethnic earthenware for which the place is popular. Ratha Beedi is a popular market near the Krishna Market where one can shop for local spices, vessels, earthenware and handicrafts.
Wildlife Sanctuary: You can witness exotic species of animals, birds and medicinal plants here, located about 40 km from Udupi.
Places to visit in Udupi
Malpe Beach: Malpe Beach in Karnataka is one of the unexplored beaches in India. Located at a distance of 66 kms from Mangalore and about 6 kms from Udupi, the Malpe Beach is an undefiled virgin beach. There are four rocky islands which are close to the mainland of malpe beach among which St. Mary's island is more popular. There is ferry service available to the off shore St. Mary's islands.
Krishna Temple: Udupi Sri Krishna Matha is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to god Krishna located in the city of Udupi in Karnataka, India. Here there is a holy temple of Sri Krishna and this is the birthplace of Sri Madhwacharya, founder of Dwaita Philosophy and one of the three great Acharyas. Udupi is first among the seven places of pilgrimages. Thousands of pervious devotees throng the Krishna temple all round the year to catch a glimpse of Lord Krishna. The unique feature of Shree Krishna Mutt temple is that the Lord is worshipped only through a window with nine holes called the Navagraha Kitiki.
Chandramouleshwara Temple: Shri Anantheswara temple is the most ancient temple of Udupi. It is interesting to note that this village derived the name, Shivalli from this temple. Chandramouleshwar Temple is very near Unkal circle and Unkal Lake .
Places around udupi for a weekend
Coorg: Coorg is the most affluent hill station in Karnataka. It is well known for its breathtakingly exotic scenery and lush greenery. Forest covered hills, spice and coffee plantations only add to the landscape. Coorg is a popular tourist destination. Spread over an area of 4,102 sq km, this region is also known as Kodagu. Blessed with scenic charm and picturesque views
Dandeli: Dandeli is a town in Uttara Kannada Karnataka which is located in the Western Ghats. It is famous for tourism and wildlife because of its undisturbed dense forest. It is fully abundance in natural flora and fauna. It is one of the last patches of pristine forest left in the Western Ghats
Belur: Belooru is a Town Municipal Council and taluka in Hassan district in the state of Karnataka, India. Belur was chosen as an alternate capital city by the Hoysala dynasty after the attack and subsequent destruction of their capital Dwarasumudra. Belur is well known for its Temple Dietry.
Mangalore: Mangalore is the chief port city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is known as Mangaluru in Kannada. It is a beautiful tourist place located in South India. The city is located near the backwaters formed by the joining of Netravati and Gurpur rivers.
Where to eat in Udupi
Udupi cuisine it forms an important part Tuluva Mangalorean cuisine and takes its name from Udupi, a city on the southwest coast of India in the Tulunadu region. Udupi cuisine has its origin in the Ashta Mathas of Udupi founded by Madhvacharya. Udupi cuisine comprises dishes made primarily from grains, beans, vegetables, and fruits. The variety and range of dishes is wide, and a hallmark of the cuisine involves the use of locally available ingredients.
There is some famous Restaurant which serves you delicious and tasty food to enjoy your lunch or dinner
Diana Restaurant: TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence
Konark Vegetarian Restaurant: TA Rank (3.5) – Certificate of Excellence
Gokula Krishna Veg: TA Rank (4.5) – Certificate of Excellence
Fair and festivals in udupi
Udipi or Udupi is one of the Mokshapuris highly revered in Karnataka and Kerala. There are some festival which is celebrated in Udupi which includes
Paryaya festival: this festival, celebrated every two years at the Krishna Mutt, the temple management is handed over to the next Mutt.
Ram Navmi: Rama Navami during March is the major festival celebrated in Udupi with much religious fervor and many festivities. Holi (Febraury-March) and Dussehra (October) are also celebrated here with much enthusiasm and gaiety.
Udupi Krishna Temple Annadhanam
The Udupi Krishna Temple is one of the most famous Temples dedicated to Lord Krishna. This unique temple is located in the town of Udupi in Karnataka, India. The Temple complex is also a Matha where the priests live and perform their daily duties. The Temple was constructed by the Vaishnavite Saint Madhavacharya, somewhere during the 13th century.
The Udupi Krishna Temple is one of the seven Temples known as the Seven Mukti Sthalas of Karnataka. The idol of Lord Krishna worshiped here is in the form of a small boy. It is believed that Saint Madhavacharya anointed his eight disciples to take care of the functioning of the Temple and to propagate his philosophy and studies. These eight disciples created their own Matha and presently rotate their responsibilities every two years. The eight Mathas that run the Temple Administration are Palimar Mutt, Krishna Mutt, Kaniyour Mutt, Sode Mutt, Puttige Mutt, Admar Mutt, Shirur Mutt and Pejawar Mutt.
Significance of the Temple
The Udupi Krishna Temple is one of the seven Mukti Sthalas of Karnataka. The other six are Kollur, Subramanya, Kumbhashi, Kodeshwara, Sankaranarayana, and Gokarna. These places are together known as the Parashurama Kshetras. It is believed that these Temples were built on land which was claimed by Parashurama from the sea.
The unique feature of the darshan of Lord Krishna is that the actual darshan of the Lord is through a grilled window known as the Navagraha Kitiki or as the Kanakana Kindi (Kanaka’s window). The window has nine squares, each dedicated to the nine planets. The window is covered on all sides with silver plating with carvings depicting the ten avatars of Lord Vishnu.
The main idol of Lord Krishna shows him as a small boy holding a churning rod on the right hand and rope on the left hand. This is the one of the kind representation of Lord Krishna that can be seen nowhere in India but Udupi.
The main idol of Udupi Krishna Temple is facing the west direction and cannot be seen from the main door of the sanctum.
The lamps that are kept near the main idol of Lord Krishna were first lighted by Sri Madhava Acharya in the 13th century and are still kept burning.
The idols of Lord Mukhyapradana (Anjaneya or Hanuman) and Garuda kept in the Udupi Krishna Temple in their respective shrines were brought here from Ayodhya and installed.
It is believed that Chandra (The Moon God) did penance in Udupi to release him from the curse of Daksha Prajapati. Lord Shiva was impressed by his devotion and relieved him of the curse of Daksha. In honor of the occurrence, the Chandramouleeshwara Temple was built.
Udupi Krishna Temple Timings
Udupi Krishna Temple opens at 4am and closes at 9pm. The holy trip to Udupi Krishna Temple is considered complete by visiting the Anatheshwara Temple and the Chandramouleeshwara temple before visiting the Udupi Krishna Temple. Aarti and Archana items are available in shops that are located near the main entrance.
The male devotees are not allowed to wear shirts and vests inside the Udupi Krishna Temple complex. Short pants and the Bermudas are not allowed. Female devotees are requested to dress decently.
Udupi Hotels Near Temple
There are lots of standard hotels near Udupi Krishna Temple but we recommend you the best 3 standard hotels for better stay .
Hotel Swadesh Heritage - TA Rank 3.0 - Certificate in Excellence
Hotel Sriram Residency - TA Rank 3.5 - Certificate in Excellence
Samanvay Boutique Hotel - TA Rank 5.0 - Certificate in Excellence