Monday, November 25, 2013


Moodubelle is a town located in the Udupi district of Karnataka. It is located at a distance of 13 km from the district headquarters, Udupi and about 390 km from the state capital, Bangalore. Modubelle is a beautiful destination with the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats surrounding it on either side.

Places to Stay
There are many good budget hotels near Moodubelle. Some of them are Hari Om Residency, Badagupet (Tariff – Rs. 500), Varsha Boarding and Lodging, Manipal (Tariff – Rs. 600), Rukmini Residency, Udupi (Tariff – Rs. 700) and Sharada International, Udupi (Tariff – Rs. 1100).

The official language of Moodubelle is Kannada. Tulu and Konkani are other major languages spoken in Moodubelle.  

Important festivals celebrated in Moodubelle include The Annual Festival held at the Belle Ishwara Devastana (February) and The Annual Santhmary Festival held at St. Lawrence Church (January). Other major festivals such as Dussehra (September/October), Kannada Rajyotsava (November), Holi (February/March), Ramnavami (March/April), and Diwali (October/November) are also celebrated in Moodubelle.

Places of Interest
There are many places that are of tourist interest in Moodubelle. Some of them are Belle Ishwara Devastana, Dendoor Annapa Panjurli Saana, Pajaka Kshetra (5 km away) and Kunjarugiri Durga Temple (6 km away).

How to Get There
The nearest airport to Moodubelle is the Mangalore International Airport. It is about 47 km away.

The nearest railway station to Moodubelle is in Udupi and it is about 15 km away. It is well-connected to all major stations in the country.       .

There are daily bus services available to Bangalore, Mangalore, Udupi, Manipal and Karkala. One of the best bus operators who offer good travel experience to passengers is Pragathi Tourist Corporation. 

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