Information about Mangalore Tourism
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Mangalore Travel Guide
Lounge on the exotic beaches, enjoy your leisure time amidst the picturesque backwaters, and get acquainted with mystic locales on a tour to Mangalore. With our full-fledged Mangalore tourism guide, let us introduce you to this coming age port city of Karnataka, and provide you with every detail you need to know about Mangalore. Hop on a long week excursion, and natural beauty and rich culture of this amazingly beautiful city with our travel guide.
With the hills of the Western Ghats on one side and the great Arabian Sea on the other side, Mangalore weather experiences tropical climate with a minute difference in temperature. Blessed with a bounty of pristine beaches, 95 percent of Mangalore rainfall can be experienced during the summer months ranging from May to October, while the months ranging from December to March are extremely dry. Plan an excursion to the port city in between the months of December and January as the best time to visit Mangalore is during the winter season. With a pleasant Mangalore climate when the average temperature hardly goes above 30 degree celsius, you may cherish the spectacular surroundings at your next holiday vacation to the most.
The summer months in Mangalore are usually hot and humid, with the maximum temperature of 39 degree Celsius. And, monsoon season is accompanied by quite strong and high rainfalls in the region, making it quite difficult for tourists to enjoy outdoor activities. While, the humidity decreases and the days remain cool during the winter season. Offering a pleasant weather ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities, it enhances the beauty of the place manifold.
To get acquainted with locales there, you need to know a few of languages: Tulu, Kannada, Beary, Konkani, and English. With the Dravidian origin, Kannada is the most significant Mangalore language. While, Tulu is also one of the chief languages there. As the port city is located quite near the Kerala state border, it attracts people from the nearby states for studies and business activities. Thus, you might find people in Bunder area speaking Malayalam, while south region of Udupi district is crammed with Tulu speaking people.
Being a conglomeration of unique cultures, Mangalore celebrates every Indian festival, and thus, eating out in Mangalore is no less than an excitement. The Mangalore cuisine is mostly influenced by the South Indian cuisine. Prepared with a lot of coconut and curry leaves while crackling ginger, garlic and chilli, the list of a few of popular dishes in Mangalore includes, Kori Rotti, Bangude Pulimunchi, Beeja-Manoli Upkari, Boothai Gasi, and Kadubu. While, being the fishing harbour, the most famous Mangalore food is the local fish curry which is a quite a treat for your taste buds. Ranging from moderately priced to expensive restaurants, you may find a bounty of vegetarian and non-vegetarian restaurants serving a sumptuous menu. What’s more? To gorge on Mangalore street food prepared before your eyes, you may stop by roadside food vendors and have your breakfast, lunch, and dinner in budget. While the busy traffic whooshes past you, savour cheap and delectable dishes for a delightful experience.
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Situated on the west coast of India, Mangalore is sandwiched between the Arabian Sea to its west and the Western Ghats to its east.
Main languages spoken by the locals there are Tulu, Kannada, Konkani, Beary and English.
Just 18 kms away from the heart of the city, the nearest airport to Mangalore is located at Kenjar Bajpe.
Well-connected by road, rail, and air, reaching to Mangalore is quite easy.
The best time to take a tour to Mangalore is during the winter season, from the month of December till January when the average temperature hardly exceeds 30 degrees C.
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