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Trekking literally means long, adventurous journey undertaken on foot in areas where common means of transport are generally not available. Standing on top of the peak and seeing the lush green beauty spread across acres of land. Ever felt that you can touch the clouds, if yes than you can turn your dreams into reality with an experience of a lifetime with a trekking tour in Mangalore.
The best trekking tours in Mangalore are:
Kayaking on an Indian river is perhaps the most thrilling experience that anyone can ask for. From one side of the Palimar Dam where the water of Arabian Sea gushes into the Shambhavi River in Karnataka, you’ll sail up to the other end of the dam where camps will be set up. The beautiful landscape can only be explored through the waterway and kayaking here would be the most adventurous ride in Mangalore.
River Shambhavi is very calm throughout the year which makes it an ideal place to try kayaking in Mangalore. There is no white water, which makes it perfect to get started with kayaking.
For many people it is the pristine beaches of Mangalore which is its primary attraction, while for many other travelers it’s the amazing wildlife that attract them to this place. There are many locations around Mangalore which are quite rich in biodiversity and certainly deserve your time if you are a wildlife enthusiast. It can certainly be called a wildlife haven for those that love the bounties of nature.
Some of the best wildlife experiences in Mangalore can be enjoyed at the following places:
Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
Nagarahole National Park
Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Sammilan Shetty's Butterfly Park
Light House Hill Garden
Kadri Hill Park
For many surfers the spiritual experience of surfing led to seeking Mangalore. Surfing is a thrilling sport for all water loving individuals. Surfing ensures a formidable experience of surfing through waves of the ocean to give that adrenaline boost, while at the same time providing a peaceful and relaxed time on the beach.
The best sites for surfing in Mangalore are:
Surfing Ashram at Mulki
Mantra Surf Club
Stoked Surfers Club
The people of South Karnataka are essentially religious and their life is sanctified with various religious practices. As such we see many temples dating back to centuries, to the present day shrines. One of the unique elements of the culture of Mangalore is that different religious communities like Hindus, Christians and other minorities like Jains and Muslims live in complete harmony with each other.
The best places for religious tours in Mangalore are:
Kadri Manjunatha Temple
Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple
Kukke Subramanya Temple
Kudroli Gokarnanatha Temple.
Polali Rajarajeshwari Temple
Thousand Pillars Jain Temple
Kudupu Sri Anantha Padmanabha Temple
Durga Parameshwari Temple
Maha Maya Temple
St. Aloyois Chapel
Church of St. Lawrence
From mudde tovey to chicken ghee roast, Mangalore is a food-lover's heaven. the cuisine of Mangalore which comprises cuisines like Udupi as well as cuisine of the Mangalorean communities like that of the Tuluvas, Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins, Goud Saraswat Brahmins, Mangalorean Catholics and the Bearys. Since Mangalore is a coastal town, fish forms the staple diet of most people.
Some of the ingredients that play an important role in this cuisine are coconut, rice, dried red chillies, garlic, ginger, curry leaves and tamarind. Mangalore food for instance is famous all over the world and some popular dishes include the Mangalore fish curry, chicken ghee roast as well as other classics like Mangalore buns.
The best places for a food tour in Mangalore are:
Gajalee Sea Food Restaurant
Kudla Family Restaurant
Shopping in Mangalore is truly a great experience. Mangalore offers maximum opportunities in shopping to its visitors who come to Mangalore for their vacations. The people or the visitors who visit Mangalore even for work do drop in for shopping because of the wide variety of items available to the people.
Some of the major shopping places in the city of Mangalore include Hampankatta, Kankanady, Falnir and Balmatta which are all the major shopping centres of the city. The two major malls in the city are Empire Mall and Bharat Mall. Along with these, some new shopping centers as well as new malls have been set up in city including Excel Mall, Time Square, Mischief Mega Mall, Mohtisham City Centre Mall and many more.
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