Culturally rich, a treasure trove of mesmerizing nature and environ of spirituality define this temple town best. It is known for its unique dialect in Kannada and amazing cuisine. Lying on the western coast of Karnataka, the town is flanked by water bodies on three sides, i.e. Panchgangavalli River in the north, Kalaghar River in the east and Arabian sea and picturesque Kodi backwaters in the west.
Deriving its name from Kundeshvara temple, the town of Kundapur owns a rich and glorious past. Once served as the centre of power of Vijaya Nagara Dynasty, Kundapur has been home to Rajas of Baindoor, Tipu Sultan, Portuguese in 16th century and finally the British. Also once been an important trading port, especially with the Middle East, today one can witness the footprints of the bygone era at every point in the town. Also a destination for nature buffs along with activities like hiking, trekking, rock climbing and boating, that can make your trip all the more memorable.
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Beaches. Adventure. Trekking and River Rafting. Closest weekend getaway from Mangalore. Kundeshwar Temple for pious tourists. A variety of Konkan Delicacies available to calm one's hunger pangs.
Hot and humid during summers. No direct flight connectivity. Monsoons are unpredictable. No adventure sports activities during monsoon due to high tides.
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