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One Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip by Car

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An intriguing mix of culture, architecture and natural wonders makes Mangalore an ideal vacation destination. It straddles between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, proffering majestic setting all waiting to be explored by its visitors. Board on our one day Mangalore local sightseeing tour and learn about the cultural history of the city.

This delightful place had been ruled by notable dynasties including Kadambas, Hosalyas, Chalukyas, Alupas, Vijayanagara Empire and Keladi Nayaks. Owing to its rich coastline, it has emerged as a significant contributor to the country’s total exports of coffee, timber and cashew. Seventy five percent of India’s total coffee, timber and cashew are from Mangalore port.

The town bestowed with several captivating beaches is also known for its mouth watering delicacies. This ancient port city of Karnataka is dominated by Tulu speakers and receives its name from Goddess Mangaladevi who is referred to as Kudial in Konkani and Kudla in Tulu.

There are several iconic landmarks to fill your holiday schedule. Travel back to the bygone era as you visit the ancient temples and take a relaxing stroll along the fabulous beaches with this stimulating one day Mangalore local sightseeing tour.

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Snapshot of 1 Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car

  • Full Day Mangalore Local Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Kadri Manjunath Temple, Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara temple, Kudroli Sri Bhagavathi Temple, St. Aloysius Chapel, Mangaladevi temple, Ullal Beach, Someshwara temple, Someshwara Beach
  • Departs at 9:00 AM
  • Ends at 8:30 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Mangalore Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

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Package Cost for 1 Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Rs.3,700/-
Indigo / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan
Rs.4,300/-
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Rs.5,500/-
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.6,400/-
Swaraj Mazda
20 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.11,500/-
Bus
49 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.15,000/-

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  • Receive a confirmation email or SMS from Service Provider
  • Receive Driver details on SMS or email 2 hours before the tour.
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  • Receive a handy city guide cum itinerary for the tour
  • Start your memorable Mangalore tour

Package Glimpse of 1 Day Mangalore Local Tour

Package Glimpse One Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip by Car
Embrace the culture of the port city with our one day Mangalore local sightseeing tour. Traverse through the iconic hotspots of the city and enjoy its fascinating culture. In this gratifying one day Mangalore local sightseeing tour you will journey through a range of glorious temples and exotic beaches.

We begin our exciting journey with the visit to the Kadri Manjunath Temple and move ahead to visit the Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara Temple. With a short drive we reach the Kudroli Sri Bhagavathi Temple. Continuing our rewarding journey we visit the captivating St. Aloysius Chapel.

From here we further move to the town’s most popular sightseeing spot, the Mangaladevi Temple. Get immersed in the beauty of the blue waters at the Ullal Beach. Visit the Someshwar Temple located nearby before we conclude our voyage with the visit to the Someshwar Beach.


Itinerary for your One Day Mangalore Local Trip by Car

Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM

Tourism Place Plan to Depart By
Kadri Manjunath Temple 9:30 AM
Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara temple 9:45 AM
Kudroli Sri Bhagavathi Temple 10:00 AM
St. Aloysius Chapel 11:00 AM
Mangaladevi temple 1:00 PM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. Suggested Restaurants: {Govardhan / Siddhartha}. Plan to finish lunch by – 2:00 PM.
Ullal Beach 2:45 PM
Someshwara temple 3:15 PM
Someshwara Beach 3:15 PM

Drop at your Hotel by 8:30 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Mangalore or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Mangalore fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included in Mangalore 1 Day Local Tour Package?

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded in 1 Day Mangalore Local Tour Package?

  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Guides Payment (If required, guests can book a guide from www.Hire-a-Guide.in or need to bring a guide on their own)
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

A Quick Guide to Mangalore Tour – What you see?

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing tour package.

1. Kadri Manjunath Temple

One Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Kadri Manjunath Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Gaze at the marvellous temple built in Vijayanagara architectural style
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Kadri Manjunath Temple

Kick start your gratifying one day Mangalore local tour by private cab with the visit to the Kadri Manjunath Temple. A fascinating place to visit with its spell binding hilly backdrop enshrines Lord Manjunatha, a manifestation of Lord Shiva. One of the oldest temple in South India located on the Kadri hills, is believed to have been built in the 10th or the 11th century.

Kadri means plantain as the place is carpeted with plantain trees everywhere it is called as Kadri. It is believed that the place was first inhabited by the Buddhist and later a new religious form called Natha Pantha became more dominant. Lord Shiva was the principal deity worshipped by the followers of Natha Pantha who were called as Jogis and their monasteries were known as Jogi Mutt.

Kadarika was another ancient name associated with the place as depicted by the inscriptions on the pedestal of Lord Lokeshwara’s idol. Legends state that Lord Shiva pleased with Parashurama’s penance appeared as Lord Manjunatha at Kadri along with his consort Goddess Parvati and stayed here for the welfare of the people. Sapthakoti mantras were then transformed as seven holy ponds.

Interesting features of the sacred place is the spring that emerges at the backside of the temple known as Gomukha.

There are several caverns in the hills at Kadri which are popular as Pandava caves. Devotees are delighted to visit the holy temple of Goddess Durga in the west and Lord Vinayaka in the north.

2. Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara Temple

One Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do:Watch for the statue of the founder of the temple, Sri Narayana Guru
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara Temple

Full day packed Mangalore local trip takes you to another Shiva temple situated at Kudroli. Consecrated by celebrated saint and philosopher Narayan Guru the sacred site of Hindu religion was built in 1912 in Kerala style. It was constructed to spread his message of equality and for the upliftment of the Billava community. Exquisite carvings of the 60 feet tall rajagopuram showcases varied Hindu Gods and Goddess.

This splendid sacred complex underwent renovation in 1991 where in the temple was modified in Chola style of architecture. It also houses separate shrines of Lord Ganapathi, Krishna, Navagrahas, and Goddess Annapoorneshwari. Idol of Nandi, Lord Shiva’s vahana is also a key highlight of the temple.

3. Kudroli Sri Bhagavathi Temple

One Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip by Kudroli Sri Bhagavathi Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: A marble statue of eminent philosopher and saint Sri Narayana Guru the temple at the entrance
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Kudroli Sri Bhagavathi Temple

One day Mangalore local sightseeing tour takes you to another ancient sacred temple dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathi. Guthyamma Sthana is the other name given to Kudroli Bhagavathi Kshethra. Intricate granite stone work and gorgeous wooden carvings by Karnataka and Kerala artisans as a measure to renovate the temple complex adds to the beauty of the temple.

Legends state that the deity appeared on earth from Lord Shiva’s tear which is said to have fallen on his thigh. She took the form of Goddess Bhagavathi to demolish the demon Darukasura.

4. St. Aloysius Chapel

One Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip by Car St Aloysius Chapel
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do:Paintings of the lower arches portraying St. Thomas, St. Francis of Assisi, Rudolf Aquaviva and John De Britto
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: St. Aloysius Chapel

Stop at one of the most renowned religious sites of Christianity of Mangalore, the prestigious St. Aloysius Chapel. Established by father Joseph Willy, this 19th century church shelters some of the town’s finest frescos and oil paintings. Spell-binding paintings on the walls and ceilings of the chapel educe admiration.

Set majestically above the Light House Hill within the campus of St. Aloysius College, it proffers amazing views of the Arabian Sea. Its outstanding layout and picturesque location mesmerizes every visitor. Travellers from varied parts of the world visit the place to enjoy the serenity and divinity of the sacred place. Gaze at the remarkable paintings on the section of the walls that narrates the life of Jesus including his birth and crucifixion.

5. Mangaladevi temple

One Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Mangaladevi Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: A small Shiva Lingam and the shrine of Nagar, the snake god
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Mangaladevi temple

Step forward to visit the town’s most sacred icon with this one day memorable Mangalore tour, the ancient Mangaladevi Temple. One of the most prominent kings of the Alupa dynasty, King Kundavarman had built the temple in the 9th century.

Constructed in Kerala style of architecture, the temple has several wooden structures. Devotees throng the spiritual site to worship Goddess Mangaladevi, who is said to be a form of Shakti and appears in a sitting posture. Two guardian deities called Dwarapalakas stand on either sides of the door to the main shrine. It also houses a metal plated flag post within its premises.

6. Ullal Beach

One Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip by Car  Ullal Beach
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do:Take a relaxing walk along the spectacular beach
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Ullal Beach

Take a leisurely stroll along a post-worthy stretch of beach, the next stop over of our exciting one day Mangalore local sightseeing tour. Travellers would be delighted watching the waves crashing into the white sand. It is often visited to enjoy the rejuvenating experience of seeing the sunset.

Dotted with lush casuarinas and tall palm trees add to the beauty of the pristine sea shore. Tourists engage themselves in swimming and sunbathing activities. Abbakka Devi fort, St. Sebastian Beach and Someshwara Temple are some of the nearby attractions. Visitors also get engaged in water sports.

7. Someshwara Temple

One Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Someshwara Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Image of Lord Someshwara
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Someshwara Temple

One of the favourite hotspots of our one day Mangalore local sightseeing tour guests is the Someshwar Temple. An important Pitrakaryas, a place considered significant to perform the rituals for the departed soul.

Often referred to as Rudrapada Kshetra, the temple was constructed by the kings of the Alupa Dynasty in the 10th century. Dedicated to Lord Someshwara, a manifestation of Lord Shiva, it is flocked with devotees especially during Shivratri. Other deities making their presence in the sacred complex are Parshuram, Arunachaleswar, Bhimeshwar, Nanjundeshwara , Panchalingeswar and Goddess Kamakshamma.

8. Someshwara Beach

One Day Mangalore Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Someshwara Beach
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Indulge in a relaxing walk along the amazing coastline
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Someshwara Beach

Marvel at the wonderful blue waters of Someshwar Beach the last stop of our one day Mangalore local sightseeing tour. Pristine sandy beach is complemented with the boulders known as Rudra Shile. Tourists climb the Ottinene Hillock to have a glimpse of the awe-inspiring views of the Netravati River merging with the Arabian Sea. The picturesque views of the blue sea gives a visual treat to the travellers.

One Day Mangalore local sightseeing tour offers spectacular views to the tourists. Unspoiled and tranquil beaches give an opportunity to enjoy the rejuvenating sea shore experience. Introduce yourselves to the vibrant and welcoming culture as you visit the ancient and iconic landmarks.

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Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Mangalore tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Mangalore Tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.

Points to Note:

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Mangalore tour package. This 1 day Mangalore tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Mangalore and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Mangalore tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Mangalore sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.


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