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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.

$105 Shore Excursions

Panaromic tour of Mangalore

You will be welcomed by Globes Travel representative & your private guide at the pier Mangalore, Embark on our private day tour and learn about the cultural history of the city. This delightful place had been ruled by notable dynasties including Kadambas, Hosalyas, Chalukyas, Alupas, Vijayanagara Empire and Keladi Nayaks. Owing to its rich coastline, it has emerged as a significant contributor to the country’s total exports of coffee, timber and cashew. Seventy five percent of India’s total coffee, timber and cashew are from Mangalore port which is the largest cashew producer and exporter in India. An intriguing mix of culture, architecture and natural wonders makes Mangalore an ideal vacation destination. This ancient port city of Karnataka is dominated by Tulu speakers and receives its name from Goddess Mangaladevi who is referred to as Kudial in Konkani and Kudla in Tulu. There are several iconic landmarks to fill your holiday schedule. Travel back to the bygone era as you visit the ancient temples and take a relaxing stroll along the fabulous beaches with this stimulating one day Mangalore local sightseeing tour. Mangalore is known for housing amazing natural beauty in the form of beaches, rivers, mesmerizing countryside, hill parks, and gardens. Apart from the natural grandeur, Mangalore is exquisitely adorned with brilliantly architected churches and divinely designed temples. Mangalore have some of the most fascinating temples whose divine beauty you can behold during this excursion. Your day starts with morning pickup at the port in Mangalore by your private guide. Visit cashew factory, a signature industry of Mangalore, which is the largest cashew producer and exporter in India. Take a factory tour to learn about the process of preparing the cashews from sorting to cooking and packing. Later on to the hills of Kadri to see Kadri Manjunath Temple, a popular Hindu temple that dates to the 10th or 11th century. Your guide shows you around the ponds, gardens, and ornate buildings of the temple complex. Continue to Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple (Gokarnath Temple), which is devoted to Lord Shiva, and decked out with white marble floors, gold paint, and extensive murals depicting Hindu gods and goddesses. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (own expense), then head to the Central Market to experience the colorful bustle of local people shopping for fruits, vegetables, and other household items. Next up, go up Lighthouse hill to visit St. Aloysius Chapel, which is known for superb frescos painted in the late 1800s by the Italian artist Brother Moscheni

$87 Shore Excursions

Oceania , Seabourn and Celebrity 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. pickup from pier 

$88 Shore Excursions

Shore Excursion: Half-Day Guided Mangalore Tour with Transport

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.

$114 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.