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Excursion To Karkala And Moodabidri From Mangalore

Bangalore, India
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5 to 6 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Karkala and Moodabidri, are two sleepy towns situated around an hour’s drive from Mangalore in the South Indian state of Karnataka. Between the 14th and 16th centuries, this area became a great center of learning and pilgrimage for members of the Jain faith.

In Karkala the giant statue of Lord Bahubali attracts Jain pilgrims from far and wide. In Moodabidri visit the famous 1000-pillared Jain Temple dedicated to Chandranatha. This is the largest Jain temple in coastal Karnataka with richly carved pillars and no two pillars in this temple are alike. End your trip with a visit to the local bazaar and a spice plantation in Moodabidri.

• 40 feet tall statue of Lord Bahubali, Karkala
• 1000-pillared Jain Temple, Moodabidri
• 50 feet high, free-standing monolithic pillar
• Spice plantation

What's Included

  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Local English speaking guide
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Karkala Gomateshwara Statue, Karkala 574104 India

You will be picked up from your hotel in Mangalore and driven to Karkala which is located at an hour’s drive from Mangalore.

Visit the giant monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali that was erected in 1432. Bahubali (One with strong arms) is a much revered God of the Jains. He is said to have meditated standing for a year and thereafter attained liberation from the cycle of death and rebirth.

The Location

Where To Go

Bengaluru, Bengaluru, Bangalore District, Karnataka

Traveler pickup is offered
We may pick up travelers from city center hotels / fixed point wiithin city limits. In case pick up is outside central points extra cost shall applicable subject to

Departure time

9:00 AM


Bangalore, India

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Not recommended for pregnant women and people with heart problems or other serious medical conditions.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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