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Mangaluru sits at the estuaries of the picturesque Netravathi and Gurupur Rivers on the Arabian Sea and has been a major port on international trade routes since the 6th century.


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$100 Private & Custom Tours

Mangalore Tour: Cashew Factory, Temples with Port Pickup

9am - Morning pick up from Sea Port in Mangalore (Mangaluru) and begin your full day tour with a professional guide.9.30am - Visit Cashew Factory Mangalore is the birth place of organized Cashew Processing Industry and India is the largest producers and exporters of cashews in the world. During the factory tour you will learn the sorting, cooking and packing process. 10.30am - Visit Kadri Manjunath TempleThe temple of Manjunath on the hills of Kadri is a very beautiful and popular temple in Mangalore. It is said to be built during the 10th or 11th century. The idol of Lord Manjunathaswamy of the temple is the oldest of the South Indian Temples. In front of the temple, there are a number of water ponds surrounded by the garden. 11.30am - Visit Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple (Gokarnath Temple)The Gokarnanath Temple is the most captivating innovative temple of Mangalore that is devoted to Lord Shiva. Built by a Hindu business man to promote the influence of non-Brahmins of Mangalore, this temple has flourishing white marble floors and golden paintings. Inside this temple, you will explore murals that reflect the phases of legends, myths and epics of countless gods and goddesses in India.12.30pm - Lunch Break at one of the best local restaurants (at your own expense).2pm - Visit Central MarketThis is the main place where people buy and sell vegetables, fruits flowers and all the other items which are essential for the household. The electronic goods are very much in demand here and are offered at a very reasonable amount. Tourists who are fond of shopping may visit this place and shop as much as they like.3.30pm - Visit St. Aloysius ChurchLocated at top the Light House Hill in the campus of St Aloysius College. The chapel, built in 1885 by Rev Father Joseph Willy is spectacular with some magnificent paintings on the ceiling, fresco painting and oil canvas paintings. This Chapel was dedicated to the St. Aloysius Gonzaga, a wealthy, successful, young man who gave up worldly life to dedicated himself to the service of the needy. 4.30pm - You will be dropped back off to the Sea Port in Mangalore.

$26 Transfers & Ground Transport

Mangalore Airport cab

Hiring local taxis from Mangalore AirportAt Mangalore Travels Corporation you also get the benefit to book Mangalore airport cabs be it for pickup for any local place in the city or drop to any local place in the city. You can complete the booking of Airport taxi in Mangalore in just few clicks with our easy to use booking portal. Explore the city by making use of our local cab package which is 8 hours and 80 kms of usage. Mangalore Travels Corporation’s one of the prime focus has been in offering affordable and reasonable Mangalore airport taxi fare.With a user friendly portal and a transparent billing system, Mangalore Travels Corporation is indeed the best choice for both pick up and Mangalore airport drop service. For any details or information on booking airport cabs Mangalore, you can always call us on 9880797829 / 9741647829 and our customer support team will help you in the best possible way.

$125 Shore Excursions

Mangalore Shore Excursion

Mangalore Land Excursion with Artisans village Discover India’s Mangalore highlights and Pilikula Nisargadhama’s Artisan Village on a 7-hours tour. Enjoy a ride past the city of Mangalore’s main-highlights, including Gokarnath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, Town Hall, and a local fish and vegetable market. Visit Pilikula Nisargadhama’s Artisan Village and experience the area’s rich tradition of craftsmanship. Explore traditional cottages dedicated to preserving various arts and see the traditional manor house of the coastal landlords, the Guthu House. Highlights:• Mangalore: A panoramic ride takes you past points of interest, including Gokarnath Temple, Town Hall, and local markets.• Artisan Village: Experience the area’s rich traditions of craftsmanship, watch live demonstrations and shop for souvenirs.• Guthu House: A traditional manor house of coastal landlords, with intricately carved woodwork; built for climate extremes by skilled artisans.•Lunch at Ocean pearl Hotel

$90 Shore Excursions

Celebrity Constellation Excursion

8.30 AM - Morning pick up from Sea Port in Mangalore (Mangaluru) and begin your full day tour with a professional guide. Visit Cashew Factory  Mangalore is the birth place of organized Cashew Processing Industry and India is the largest producers and exporters of cashews in the world. During the factory tour you will learn the sorting, cooking and packing process.  10.30am - Visit Kadri Manjunath Temple The temple of Manjunath on the hills of Kadri is a very beautiful and popular temple in Mangalore. It is said to be built during the 10th or 11th century. The idol of Lord Manjunathaswamy of the temple is the oldest of the South Indian Temples. In front of the temple, there are a number of water ponds surrounded by the garden.  11.30am - Visit Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple (Gokarnath Temple) The Gokarnanath Temple is the most captivating innovative temple of Mangalore that is devoted to Lord Shiva. Built by a Hindu business man to promote the influence of non-Brahmins of Mangalore, this temple has flourishing white marble floors and golden paintings. Inside this temple, you will explore murals that reflect the phases of legends, myths and epics of countless gods and goddesses in India.  Visit Central Market This is the main place where people buy and sell vegetables, fruits flowers and all the other items which are essential for the household. The electronic goods are very much in demand here and are offered at a very reasonable amount. Tourists who are fond of shopping may visit this place and shop as much as they like. Visit St. Aloysius Church Located at top the Light House Hill in the campus of St Aloysius College. The chapel, built in 1885 by Rev Father Joseph Willy is spectacular with some magnificent paintings on the ceiling, fresco painting and oil canvas paintings. This Chapel was dedicated to the St. Aloysius Gonzaga, a wealthy, successful, young man who gave up worldly life to dedicated himself to the service of the needy.  2 PM  You will be dropped back off to the Sea Port in Mangalore.

$103 Cultural & Theme Tours

Excursion To Karkala And Moodabidri From Mangalore with Lunch

You will be picked up from your hotel in Mangalore and driven to Karkala which is located at an hour’s drive from Mangalore.Visit the giant monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali that was erected in 1432. Bahubali (One with strong arms) is a much revered God of the Jains. He is said to have meditated standing for a year and thereafter attained liberation from the cycle of death and rebirth.Next drive to Moodabidri, a 30-minute drive from Karkala. It is one of the major centers of Jainism in India and is often referred to as Jain Kashi. There are no less than 18 Jain temples in this little town. The most famous amongst them is the 1000-pillared Jain Temple dedicated to Lord Chandranatha Swami. It is a huge three-storeyed temple with a large pillared hall. The granite pillars are decorated with beautiful carvings of Vijayanagar style. No two pillars are alike. A 50 feet high free-standing pillar made from a single stone is one of the major attractions of this temple. A large 8 feet idol of Lord Chandranatha Swami stands in the sanctum of the temple. It took 31 years to complete the temple.After the temple visit a local bazaar in Moodabidri, which has visitors from the surrounding areas buying fruits, vegetables, spices, clothes, food items and other items of daily use. It is a nice way to see daily life in this part of the country.Your next stop will be at a fruit and spice plantation. You can walk through the plantation and learn about the various spices, fruits and other products grown here. You can also taste their famous pineapples if you wish. The farm also offers spices for sale if you would like to buy some (own expense).At the end of the visit take lunch (beverage excluded) at a local restaurant near Moodabidri.After lunch you will be driven back to Mangalore and dropped off at your hotel.

$117 Cultural & Theme Tours

Good morning Mangalore with breakfast

You will be picked up from your hotel early in the morning and driven to the port where you will meet your guide.The guide will take you on a tour of the docks where you can see the day’s catch being unloaded, sorted, auctioned and packed. You will see the various kinds of seafood eaten on this western coast of India. The fisherman’s trade here is dominated by a single community, the Moger (Mogaveera) people, who specialize in fishing.Next you will visit a wholesale vegetable market and a flower market. These markets are buzzing with activity at dawn, with the produce arriving in trucks and being sorted and stacked up for sale. You may stop by the various stalls and take in the sights and smells of the colorful flowers.Your last stop will be a popular temple in Car Street where you can take part in the morning prayers. It is a great way to get initiated into the rituals and customs of the Hindu religion.At the end of the visit, you will have an included breakfast (beverage excluded) at a local restaurant.After breakfast, you will be driven back to your hotel.