Panaromic tour of Mangalore

Shore Excursions in Mangaluru (Mangalore)

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Private full-day tour of Manglore with your own private guide  Highlights of the tour will include  cashew factory visit , Kadri Manjunath Temple, Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, St. Aloysius Chapel, and a visit to the vibrant Central Market
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

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
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