©

Manipal trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Holiday Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Manipal

Trip Planner Asia  /  India  /  Karnataka  /  Udupi District  /  Manipal
Manipal is a suburb within the city of Udupi in Karnataka, India and is administered by the Udupi City Municipality. It is located on the rocky hinterland of Coastal Karnataka, about 63km north of Mangalore and 8km east of the Arabian Sea. From its location on a plateau, it commands a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea to the west and the Western Ghats to the east.Home to the Manipal University, the town attracts over twenty five thousand students every year. It is one of the most cosmopolitan towns of India, attracting students and faculty from around 60 countries. It is called the campus town by the locals.Manipal is also the international headquarters of the Syndicate Bank. A regional information technology hub, Manipal has one of the highest densities of mobile phone users in India.LocationSituated 5km east from the temple city of Udupi and 65km north of Mangalore, Manipal was previously part of the Shivalli village panchayat. The name is derived from "mann" and "palla", anglicised to Manipal. Mann means "mud" and palla means "lake" in Tulu language. This lake, roughly a 400m diameter circle, after which Manipal is named, is located in the middle of the town, and used to offer boating facilities.
Manipal is in Udupi District. Add Manipal and other destinations in India to your travel itinerary using our India trip builder .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Manipal

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Manipal

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Best Deals Guaranteed
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
teens
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Manipal

7 days in Manipal, Bengaluru & Goa BY A USER FROM INDIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Manipal BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Manipal BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Manipal BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Manipal & Udupi BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Manipal BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Manipal BY A USER FROM INDIA March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Manipal BY A USER FROM QATAR March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Karnataka BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Manipal BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Udupi District BY A USER FROM INDIA February, kids, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: February, kids, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in South India BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA April, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans