Moodbidri Karkala Excursion of 6 hours
Moodabidri has 18 Jain temples. Situated in the center of the town, it is 35 km east of Mangalore, The most famous among them is the Thousand Pillars temple is also called as Tribhuvana Tilaka Chudamani Basadi. This temple is dedicated to the 8th Theerthankara Chandranatha. Statue is made of using 5 metals. This temple is managed by a Jain Mutt.
15 kms from Moodabidri is Karkala famous for monolithic statue of Bahubali or Gomateshwar, installed on the 300 ft hill rock in 1432 AD, it is 42 ft in height and weigh 80 tonnes. Bahubali is the first Thirtankara. who renounced the world at his most victorious momrnt
Tour starts from Mangalore, drive to Moodabidri is 35kms towards east country side (1 hrs 30 mts),
The greatest of 18 Jain temple is the famous Thousand pillar temple, built in 1430 AD. This temple has three storeys, the top two being of wood carved with bronze tiles. The last and the lowest one is of stone. The whole temple is supported by 1000 pillars which are elaborately carved
Jain cemetery is a unique place to see
15 kms drive from Moodabidri is Karkala famous for monolithic statue of Bahubali or Gomateshwar, installed on the 300 ft hill rock in 1432 AD, it is 42 ft in height and weigh 80 tonnes. This hill can be climbed by steps or by road. Entry for light vehicles qre allowed with prior permission
En-route visit the Soan pineapple farm & herbal garden,
Total it takes 2 hrs from Karkala to reach back to Mangalore (52 kms)
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Outside Port Main Entry Gate or Airports/ Hotel or the place where guest intend to meet
End location: Port Main Entry Gate or Airports/ Hotel or the place where guest intend to drop
Duration: 5 hours
Chauffeur driven A/c Toyota Innova car, modern & clean
Guide service, Transportation in A/c Innova car, Entrance fees
Estimated Local Cash Needed
600 INR - Food & Beverages, Camera fees
Food & Beverages, Camera fees
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Anil showed us as much as you can see in a short day.We saw the moodabidri Jain temple and thee 42 feet high old statue.On the way back we saw the cashew nut processing factory(our request) Which was astonishing .There after we had a georgious curry lunch(our request. And on the way we received the information about the sides as well as generall info about the area and India.Thank you Anil.Your driver was fantastic and could tell us a lot as well.