Weekend Getaways from Mangalore

51 tourist places to visit near Mangalore

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Hotels in Bangalore

Bangalore

5.7/7
2968 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Mangalore
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If you travel south you will usually find people are apprehensive to speak in Hindi but...

Hotels in Ooty

Ooty

5.8/7
Picturesque Countryside, Most visited hill station in south & Tea/Rose/Botanical Gardens
677 Hotels

8 hours from
Mangalore
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I have been to Ooty in August 2017. The weather at that time was the best I. E cold and...

Hotels in Mysore

Mysore

5.8/7
Royal Grandeur, Lavish Palaces & Brindavan Garden
488 Hotels

5 hours from
Mangalore
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If you want to experience royalty, Mysore has to be in your visit destination list. Mys...

Hotels in Coorg

Coorg

5.8/7
Coffee estate, Lush Green Valley / Mountains & Trekking
1055 Hotels

3 hours from
Mangalore
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Coorg, one of the famous hill stations of south India, attracting tourists throughout t...

Hotels in Wayanad

Wayanad

5.8/7
Tea / Coffee estate, Rain forest & Wildlife
548 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Mangalore
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It was really a wonderful trip for us. We were 6people group, travelled from Bangalore ...

Hotels in Coimbatore

Coimbatore

5.7/7
493 Hotels

9.5 hours from
Mangalore
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Coimbatore is a cool city. It is situated at the foot hills of Nilgris. It is the gatew...

Hotels in Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur

5.8/7
Coffee Plantations, Lush Green Forests & Exotic Hill Station
356 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Mangalore
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Chikmagalur is an amazing hill station (not yet completely commercialized, fortunately)...

Hotels in Madikeri

Madikeri

5.7/7
Coffee Estate & Dubare Elephant Camp
264 Hotels

3 hours from
Mangalore
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Hi, we went to Madikeri for 2 days. I think 2D1N are sufficient to visit this place. El...

Hotels in Kozhikode (Calicut)

Kozhikode (Calicut)

5.6/7
Malabar Cuisine & City of Spices
134 Hotels

6 hours from
Mangalore
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I don't need to mention that Calicut has green surroundings, as all places in Kerala wi...

Hotels in Udupi

Udupi

5.7/7
98 Hotels

1 hour from
Mangalore
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Udupi is famous for its more than 800 years old famous lord sri krishna temple. The cit...

Hotels in Guruvayur

Guruvayur

5.8/7
133 Hotels

8.5 hours from
Mangalore
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As per my trip to Guruvayur last couple of days very pleasant darshan of Guruvyurappan ...

Hotels in Kannur

Kannur

5.6/7
165 Hotels

4 hours from
Mangalore
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Nice place to alive with maximum entertainment and full fun family enjoyment. Nice devo...

Hotels in Gokarna

Gokarna

5.7/7
Half Moon Beach & Fish Delicacies
73 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Mangalore
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I'm not sure of the exact count but I'm guessing to have visited Gokarna about 7 times ...

Hotels in Murudeshwara

Murudeshwara

5.9/7
27 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Mangalore
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We reached the place at around 7pm in the mid of January 2016, and as we were driving t...

Hotels in Sringeri

Sringeri

5.8/7
25 Hotels

2.5 hours from
Mangalore
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Peace is another word to describe Shringeri. Temple complex is very well structured whi...

Hotels in Malpe

Malpe

5.8/7
6 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Mangalore
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At a distance of about 500 kms from Bengaluru in the district of Udupi, this is an idea...

Hotels in Kollur

Kollur

5.8/7
26 Hotels

2.5 hours from
Mangalore
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A wonderful destination for those who are spiritually inclined. The location of the tem...

Hotels in Bekal

Bekal

5.7/7
13 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Mangalore
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Bekal in North Kerala is an yet-to-be-explored place with winding rivers and scenic vie...

Hotels in Hassan

Hassan

5.6/7
91 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Mangalore
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Hassan is a must visit place .it is a multitude of heritage sites,architectural marvels...

Hotels in Kundapur

Kundapur

5.7/7
23 Hotels

2.5 hours from
Mangalore
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Kundapur is one of those best places along the coastal lines of India. The beaches ther...

Hotels in Dharmasthala

Dharmasthala

6.0/7
12 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Mangalore
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Travelled from Tumkur to Dharmastala ( Sri Manjunathaswamy Dharmasthala)Karnataka this ...

Hotels in Coastal Malabar

Coastal Malabar

5.8/7
6 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Mangalore
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Kannur - an excellant non touristy place with clean sandy beaches and Theyyam and Kalar...

Hotels in Sakleshpur

Sakleshpur

5.8/7
89 Hotels

2.5 hours from
Mangalore
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Wow the climate of Sakaleshpur during monsoon seasons is really sexy, awesome. Its best...

Hotels in Kukke-Subrahmanya

Kukke-Subrahmanya

5.8/7
23 Hotels

2 hours from
Mangalore
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We visited subramanya temple firtst our journey began to adventurous trip later. This i...

Hotels in Kudremukh

Kudremukh

5.8/7
6 Hotels

2 hours from
Mangalore
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An excellent place to visit in the weekends. It is around 130 km far from Mangalore. Ro...

Hotels in Mudumalai (Masinagudi)

Mudumalai (Masinagudi)

5.8/7
Nature / Wildlife & Jungle Safari
101 Hotels

7 hours from
Mangalore
Partly Cloudy

Started from Bangalore at 07:00 had breakfast at Bidadi and travelled via Mysore, Bandi...

Hotels in Agumbe

Agumbe

5.8/7
6 Hotels

2 hours from
Mangalore
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I am northern region person who rarely have chance to visit such exciting places as I w...

Hotels in Thrissur (Trichur)

Thrissur (Trichur)

5.7/7
165 Hotels

9 hours from
Mangalore
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Thrissur is a city in the south Indian state of Kerala. It's known for sacred sites and...

Hotels in Kabini

Kabini

6.1/7
National Park, Jungle Safari & Jungle lodges / Resorts
10 Hotels

5 hours from
Mangalore
Partly Cloudy

I had visited Kabini in April 2015, and I fell in love with the place. We stayed at Bis...

Hotels in Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park

5.7/7
National Park, Wildlife Safari & Gopalaswamy Betta
18 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Mangalore
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I have visited this park with family and naughty nephews. This is very good national pa...


Mangalore Weekend Getaways and Tourist Places to Visit

Go to tourist places to see in mangalore

There are many fun things to do in Mangalore but we all feel like escaping the busy life once in a while. There are numerous weekend trip options from Mangalore to ease your travel fatigue. Here is a comprehensive list of ideal places around Mangalore that are sure to leave you relaxed and make your short break worth remembering.

Places to see within 100 kms

The largest and best-preserved fort in Kerala, Bekal is located only 61 kms from Mangalore, and is the perfect destination for a pleasant picnic. Explore the keyhole shaped fort and soak in its rich historical heritage before heading to the shallow beach which has been carefully developed by the authorities, keeping the needs of the tourists in mind.  Pleasant walkway, tree-houses, attractive gardens and architecture contribute to a pleasant getaway.

Deriving its name from the famous Kundeshwara temple around which the town is built, Kundapur is well known for spectacular beaches. Located 98 kilometres from Mangalore, it is home to various temples like Kollur Mookambika Temple, Hattiangadi Siddhi Vinayaka Temple, and Anegudde Vinayaka Temple among others. Head out for a spiritual experience and explore the rich architecture of the area at this quiet town.

Krishna, the most loved God in Indian mythology resides in a temple in Udupi, 61 kms from Mangalore. Lip-smacking food from the distinct cuisine of Udupi, pristine beaches, numerous sightseeing options and gentle people contribute to one of the memorable and quick weekend getaways near Mangalore.

66 kms from the busy town of Mangalore is a quiet natural port and pristine beach of Malpe. Head out for a relaxing picnic on the beach with your family, a revel in the beauty and tranquillity of golden sands bordering a turquoise sea. Gently waving palm trees and clear blue skies create the perfect holiday atmosphere.

Tourist places within 200 kms

The vast Arabian Sea washes the sands on the unspoiled Maravanthe beach, providing an idyllic weekend getaway near Mangalore at a distance of only 116 kms. The serene Souparnika River meanders gently through the town, making it a perfect place to click photos. Swimming, snorkelling, and scuba diving are water sports you can indulge in.

Strategically located midway between Mangalore and Bangalore, Hassan is an important Industrial town which has a rich cultural heritage, named after the goddess Hasanamba, the temple which opens once a year before Diwali, and closes the day after the festival. This weekend getaway near Mangalore is at a distance of 167 kms from the city.

Located only 113 kms from Mangalore, Kudremukh in Chikkamagaluru district is well known for the Kudremukh National Park with its verdant forests, clear rivers, emerald slopes and rare orchids. A treat for the avid trekker, Kudremukh is best visited in December and February.

The holy town of Sringeri is another getaway near Mangalore to enjoy long weekend and is at a distance of only 119 kms from the city. Home to the Sri Sringeri Sarada Peetham, which was established by Adi Shankaracharya, is considered an important Shakti Sthal. Picturesque Valleys and cascading waterfalls provide the perfect backdrop to ancient Hindu and Jain temple which will take your breath away.

Places to visit within 300 kms

The white sands of the curved beaches of Gokarna are fast becoming a favourite tourist destination for travellers from all over the world. Kudle Beach, Gokarna Beach, Half Moon Beach, Paradise Beach and Om Beach are among the most popular beaches. The Om beach even has a unique secluded pool which is a safe swimming option even for non-swimmers. Home to the famous Mahabaleshwar temple, this holy town is located 234 kms from Mangalore.

Known as the Palace City of India, Mysore is an important city in the state of Karnataka. Once a home of the Wodeyar dynasty, the rulers of Karnataka, the city carries forward the legacy of Royalty with the imposing Mysore palace watching over it. Experience history by visiting the centuries old Devaraja Market, which was once famous for spices, silk and sandalwood. Attracting number of tourists, both domestic and international, during the Dasra Festival which is celebrated with much Fervour, Mysore is a drive of 252 kms from Mangalore.

Jog falls, the second highest plunge waterfall in India, are important tourist attraction, located about 217 kms from Mangalore. Being a seasonal waterfall, it is best visited during monsoon season. The place is also famous destination for outings and winter picnics.

Other weekend getaways around Mangalore

A study in contrasts, Bangalore, a tourism hub, offers the best of two worlds, with a vibrant night life and happening pubs coexisting with quaint marketplaces where women in traditional saris wearing flowers in their hair vend their wares. The landscaped gardens of Lal Bagh burst into colour every year and Tipu Sultan’s summer palace stands in its regal glory attracting tourists all the year round. The many attractions of Bangalore make it one of the coveted tourist destinations in South India, located a comfortable 350 kms drive from Mangalore.

Best known as a destination for pilgrims, Guruvayur is more than just a temple town. The Guruvayur Elephant Sanctuary, annual elephant races, Chettuva back water boating and Athirapilly Waterfalls provide innumerable options to explore and relax for the adventurous traveller. Located 331 kms from the city, Guruvayur makes it one of the quick weekend getaways from Mangalore.

Located 309 kms from Mangalore, the quite town of Chitradurga hides many treasures waiting to be explored. Subterranean chambers of the Ankali Mutt, the perennial stream that flows from Nandi’s mouth at the Shiva cave Temple of Aadumalleshwara, and the ruins of Chandravalli, the ancient fort at Chitradurga contribute to interesting and informative weekend getaways near Mangalore.

Embodying everything Goa, Canacona is where the idea of the popular Goan beach hut originated. Apart from the scenic beach and seafood that Goa is known for, this little town is home to Parthagal Math, a centuries-old Monastery, deserted forts, the Mallikarjun Temple with its unique oracles and centuries old hero stones. 314 kms from Manglaore, Canacona offers unique attractions and dolphin watching and fishing trips.



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