Udupi / Udipi travel guide - Visit this temple town near Mangalore, Karnataka and see the famous Krishna temple here.
Udipi Sri Krishna templeUdupi is known for the Temple of Lord Krishna. The temple was founded by the Vaishnavite saint Shri Madhvacharya in the 13th century. 60 kms north of Mangalore is the famous temple town of Udupi.
It is here that the Saint Madhvacharya lived and preached 700 years ago. The famous Masala Dosa has its origin here.
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Udupi Weather and Climate
Udupi lies close to the Arabian Sea and therefore has a tropical climate all throught the year. The temperature ranges from 30 to 35 degrees centigrade in day time and is around 25 degrees during the night.
Humidity is normally high most of the time. The rainy season is from April to September. Monsoon is between June and October is is fairly heavy.
The best time to visit is between November and April when the weather is pleasant.
How to reach Udupi
Being close to the port town of Mangalore and a busy train station junction in Hassan Udupi can be easily reached by train, bus, car or air (through Mangalore). Read more about how to reach Udupi...
City and suburban buses are available for travel within Udupi and suburbs. The buses originate from the suburban bus stand (City Bus Stand). Auto-rickshaws and taxis are also available in plenty.
Tourist Attractions in Udupi
The main attraction in Udupi is the Krishna Mutt and Temple. It is a famous Hindu Pilgrimage center attracting thousands of devotees each year. The temple is over 800 years old. Read more about the Krishna temple in Udupi...
Tourist attractions around Udupi
Udupi is surrounded by picteresuq beaches, temple towns, historical places and other spots of natural beauty. Read more about Tourist attractions around Udupi...
You can also explore Mangalore, Karnataka's coastal capital
Go explore Chikamagalur and the Western Ghats