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Activities In Mangalore

A complete package for travel enthusiasts who are looking for the best of everything, Mangalore stores a bounty of offerings to sort your list of things to do in Mangalore. Replete with exotic beaches, old style seaports, majestic mountains, ancient temples, churches, and delectable cuisines, especially seafood; this port city offers you endless memories to cherish for life! Blessed with so many attractions, take our recommendation and book a week long package to explore places around Mangalore for 2 day trip won’t be enough to discover the natural beauty of this enchanting city.     

So, dig into our list of fun things to do in Mangalore, and rest assured you will never feel bored for a second while on an excursion to the city.  

When you are in town, do visit to Spindrift- the first microbrewery with indoor and outdoor seating space where the acoustic artists, indie bands, and DJs create a magical vibe on weekend nights. Enjoy the splendid Mangalore nightlife, and sip the finest beer at the energetic environs with your friends.

For an adventure junkie in you who wants to enjoy water sports in Mangalore tourism, make a visit to the Mantra Surf Club- India’s only surfing ashram for a unique  experience. Other than surfing, this place offers surfing lessons along with some yoga sessions.

The next place that can excite you is Kadri Hill Park in Mangalore. Get to witness different species of animals, and have a joyful time with your loved ones. Being one of the major family attractions, you may list this place for fun activities in Mangalore.

And while on a visit to this port city, if you are preparing a list of what is famous in Mangalore, then do include Sammilan Shetty’s Butterfly Park, and get acquainted with 114 butterfly species. Being one of the cleanest and well-maintained places, it is one of the major attractions to visit.

Hop on an autorickshaw, and escape the city heat with a visit to this famous Mangalore beach- Ullal beach. This stretch of golden sand never fails to attract visitors. And, if lounging on beaches is one of your pastimes, then you may also visit to other famous beaches in Mangalore, including Panambur beach, Malpe beach, Kaupa beach.

Choose to dig into history, and visit to the only remnant of Tipu Sultan- Sultan Battery. Built using black stones, here you may enjoy views over scenic backwaters. Head towards Light House Hill Garden to relish some peaceful time amidst the dense greenery. And, for some blessings, pay a visit to Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, Mangaladevi Temple, and Milagres Church. For a nature lover and someone who wants to enjoy boating in Mangalore, there can be no other beautiful place than Pilikula Nisargadhama. And, with a visit to St. Aloysius College Chapel, its majestic architecture will take your breath away, for sure!

To collect city souvenirs, visit to famous shopping malls in Mangalore, like: City Centre Mall, Forum Mall, and Hampankatta, and shop your heart out.

And, to complete your list of what to do in Mangalore, treat your taste buds to Mangalore seafood and visit to Gajalee. This famous food joint serves the best fish curry you would have ever had.

With such interesting offerings in its store, a tour to Mangalore will certainly be an enchanting experience.       


Surfing In Mangalore

Planning a trip to Mangalore? Read our detailed guide about surfing in Mangalore to taste the thrill of adventure sports during your vacation.

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Shopping In Mangalore

Traveling to Mangalore? Read our detailed guide to know about the best places for shopping in Mangalore.

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Scuba Diving In Mangalore

Home of the Kadri Manjunath Temple, popular for its bronze statues and the Mangaladevi Temple from the 9th Century, Mangalore dwells as the chief commercial city in Karnataka, India. When it comes to holidays, it is the best place to spend your time with your loved ones here. From its serene beaches to the holy temples hous...

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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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