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Bhatkal Beach

Bhatkal

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Indian Beach Tours, offers a look-in into the beautiful and attractive Bhatkal Beach, located in Karnataka, India. Indian Beach Tours offers information about Bhatkal Beach, located in Karnataka, in India. As a trip, would showcase to us that Bhatkal Beach, situated in Karnataka, India, is home to palm fringed colonnades along with the deluge of sand, surf and sea that a visiting tourist will be exposed to.

Location info:

Address:130 km from Karwar and 145 km from Mangalore (Bangalore – 465 km)
District:Uttara Kannada
Nearest City:Bangalore
Best time to visit:August to March

Climate/Weather:

Summer 40 (max) & 22 (min) Degrees Celsius
Winter 32 (max) & 10 (min) Degrees Celsius

History:

There is a lot to do in Bhatkal, from spending the day basking in the sun on the unspoiled beautiful beaches, to visiting the elegant mosques, with classical architecture especially Jamia Masjid, Sultani Masjid, Noor Masjid and Khalifa Masjid which date back to a few centuries.

The Kethapayya Narayan temple in Mud Bhatkal is the best example of its rich heritage while the Jain Chandranath Basadi and Parshwanath Jain Basadi on the Main Bazar Road, are ancient structures that have stood the ravages of time.

The beach has an old lighthouse, on a hillock from where you can have a breathtaking view of the sea. The wharf is an interesting place to visit with innumerable colorful boats coming and leaving the port.

Bhatkal is an old port town located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. It is situated 130 km from Karwar and 145 km from Mangalore, in the midst of the Western Ghats, sharing its boundary with Arabian Sea. It was the main port during the Vijayanagar kingdom in the 16th century and is famous for Jain Chandranath Basadi and a temple dating back to the Vijaynagar kingdom. The temple is worth a visit due to the intricate classical carvings in Vijayanagar style. A holiday experience here includes serene blue sea, white sand beaches, medieval monuments and archeological treasures.

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How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Nearest Train Stations Bhatkal
Nearest Airport:The nearest airport is at Manglore, 165 km. The airport at Goa is 220 km away.
Road Transport:Mangalore to Karwar - National Highway 17

Nearest Visiting places:

1.Honnavar
2.Kumta
3.Byndoor
4.Shirur
5.Hadavalli
6.Jogfalls
7.Murdeshwara

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Bhatkal

Hotels/Lodge/Accommodation:

Hotel Seema, Vaibhav Lodge

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Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:Govt. Hospital at Bhatkal, 16 km is well equipped with basic medical facilities
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