Mangalore Private City Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

262262


Categories

Shore Excursion, Religious Heritage, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Hindi (advanced), Tamil (basic)

Covering Hindu temples,churches & Local Market in 4 hours


Mangalore is maritime city makes a pleasant and convenient stop between Goa & Kerala, with its narrow winding streets, fringed with coconut palms, terracotta tiled roofs houses, beautiful beaches, temples and churches, the fragrance of Jasmine, the aroma of spicy coconut curries. . . yes Mangalore is indeed a city of vivid contrasts, unfolding an enchantment that never ends

It was already a major seaport and ship building centre even during the rule of Hyder Ali of Mysore, Today, Mangalore is a business and commercial hub and Karnataka's major port for the export of coffee, spices and cashew.

Itinerary

Pickup from port, drive through the river Palguni bridge, narrow winding streets, lush green coconut garden, terracotta tiled roofs houses. As we enter the city, 120 year old light house welcome us.

First visit to the St. Aloysius College Chapel, famous for fresco painting by Jesuit priest Antony Moscheni(1899­-1900) It looks like Sistine Chapel in Rome.

Later drive by the Mangalore first Govt college, 120 year old British buliding, The name Mangalore originated from Mangaladevi temple(Mother Goddess), she lived here in 10th c.

Then entry to the local vegetable, fruits & flower market, you can feel the aroma of Mangalore jasmine. sandal wood.

Gokarnatheshwar is a famous Hindu temple complex, built in South Indian style of architecture in 1912 & later renovated, main deity is Shiva with other god & goddess, temple as a traditional marriage hall

Finally visit to Sulthan Battery(small watch tower), built by Tippu Suthan and the Boat building yard on the river front & fishermans colony & back to port

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Outside Port Main Entry Gate, Airport/ Hotel, or the place where client intend to meet

End location: Port Main Entry Gate, Airport/ Hotel, or the place where client intend to drop

Duration: 4 hours

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Transportation

Chauffeur driven A/c Innova Car for 4 person, Modern & clean

What’s Included

Guide service, Transportation in A/c Innova car, Entrance fees

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 INR - food & water

What’s Extra

Food & Beverages, Camera fees, Any expenses of personal nature,

Restrictions

All my tours can be customized to meet your needs. Please inquiry if you have any special request.

A Recent Review of this tour

We discover Mangalore With Anil ! Anil is very knowledgeable and he tell us everything about the history, the religions and the way to live of the Indians!
Lunella Donati

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