5 days in Dakshina Kannada District, Udupi District & Andhra Pradesh Itinerary

5 days in Dakshina Kannada District, Udupi District & Andhra Pradesh Itinerary

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Fly to Mangalore International Airport, Drive to Dharmasthala
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Dharmasthala
— 1 day
Drive
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Udupi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mangalore
— 1 night
Fly
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Tirupati
— 1 night
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Dharmasthala

— 1 day
Whether you're a spiritual seeker or a traveler with the taste for exotic, consider taking a Dharmasthala trip at some point.
On the 2nd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Rama Kshethra, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sowthadka Sri Maha Ganapathi Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharmasthala itinerary maker site.

Hyderabad to Dharmasthala is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Hyderabad in April, you will find days in Dharmasthala are slightly colder (39°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Udupi.

Things to do in Dharmasthala

Historic Sites

Udupi

— 2 nights
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Malpe Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadabhandeshwara Temple, then contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Island, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stella Maris Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandramoulishwar Temple, then stroll through Kapu Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Durga Devi Temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Udupi online vacation planner.

Getting from Dharmasthala to Udupi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Udupi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mangalore.

Things to do in Udupi

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mangalore

— 1 night
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
On the 5th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Nandaneshwara Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Panambur Beach, and then kick back and relax at Tannirbhavi Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mangalore trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Udupi to Mangalore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Mangalore can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Tirupati.

Things to do in Mangalore

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Tirupati

— 1 night
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Vari Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Srivari Padalu, then steep yourself in history at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varadaraja Swamy Temple.

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Fly from Mangalore to Tirupati in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites

Dakshina Kannada District travel guide

4.1
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Churches

Udupi District travel guide

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Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites · Lookouts
Udupi district in the Karnataka state of India was created in August 1997. The three northern taluks, Udupi, Kundapur and Karkala, were separated from Dakshina Kannada District to form Udupi district. Udupi district is surrounded by Uttara Kannada district in north, Dakshina Kannada district in southern direction. Shivamogga district borders on north east side and Chikkamagaluru district on east. Arabian sea is on west of Udupi district.The administrative headquarters of Udupi district is Udupi town. Population as per Census 2001 was 1,112,243 of which 18.55% were urban.DemographicsAccording to the 2011 census Udupi district has a population of 1,177,908, roughly equal to the nation of Timor-Leste or the US state of Rhode Island. This gives it a ranking of 403rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 304 PD/sqkm. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 5.9%. Udupi has a sex ratio of 1093 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 86.29%.

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Andhra Pradesh travel guide

4.1
Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites · Beaches
Koh-i-Noor of India
From beautiful beaches to pristine hills and sapphire lakes, Andhra Pradesh offers a wide range of natural settings to appeal to tourists. Stone forts, impressive carved towers, and tiger and bird sanctuaries stand out as some of the best attractions in Andra Pradesh, while the state’s long coastline is dotted with scenic sandy beaches. Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim pilgrimage sites attract devotees year-round, while dense forests and diverse wildlife make Andhra Pradesh a popular eco-tourism destination. A well-developed railway network gives tourism in Andhra Pradesh a certain touch of romance and nostalgia.