human settlement in India

Ullal is a city in Dakshina Kannada, a coastal region of the Indian province of Karnataka.

Ullal Junction
Ullal Bridge, Mangalore

Get inEdit

From Mangalore by road, by bus no 44A, 44D, 44C, By auto rikshaw Rs.200, by Taxi ₹300, by train (at the Ullal Station) 2 km from the city center.

Get aroundEdit

By car, taxi or autorickshaw, cycle, walking.

SeeEdit

  • Ullal Beach,
  • Someshwar Temple,
  • Ullal Darga, Kotepura. World famous Muslim shrine.
  • Jain temple ruins,
  • Summer Sands Beach Resort,
  • Several Hindu temples especially during a festival,
  • Riverside,
  • Replica of an ancient Arab dhow under construction at the riverside boatyard forever. Looks like Noah's ark
  • Trip to the bar (where the two rivers Nethravathi & Gurpur meet). Here we are on a tongue of land with the sea on one side, the river on the other side with Mangalore city beyond, and the Western Ghats as a backdrop.
  • Marine processing unit.
  • Boat Building / Repairing.
  • Lime kilns, dry fish & fish oil extraction at Kotepura.
  • Visit the orphanage with handicrafts center (cutwork embroidery) and old age home at the Nirmala Social welfare center.
  • Adoption services at the Nirmala Social welfare center. Ph 2465692
  • Rope making at Kallappu.
  • Eco-trips for experiencing nature, photography or painting / drawing along the coast, rivers, lagoons, backwaters or the countryside.
  • Cashew research Center at Thokottu 2 km away ph : 2466249 8AM-5PM, sat 8AM-1PM.

DoEdit

  • Swim in the swimming pool at Summer Sands or in the sea,
  • Take a boat ride on River Netravati,
  • Walk along Ullal bridge,
  • Walk along the eroding sea coast
  • Walk and shop along ancient Ferry Road
  • Cycling (hiring of cycles available in the local village) along the country side & along the back waters & lagoons.

Cycle hire Mr. Roff 2462374, Bike Hire Mr. Praveen 2430288

  • Boating in the rivers, back waters & lagoons.
  • Fishing in the river.
  • Sailing or canoeing in the river in the local dug out boats.
  • Cockle picking off the river bed at the Islands in the river.
  • Picnic to islands in the river / moon lit picnic to the islands.
  • A sojourn with the fishermen on their fishing trips in the sea (sometimes at night) / Shark fishing.
  • Picnic to the Someshwara Rock, and Temple (2km. along the beach to the south of Summer Sands Beach resort).

BuyEdit

  • Insect repellent to save yourself from mosquito bites
  • Cut work Embroidery at Nirmal Social welfare center.

EatEdit

Fish Curry, Chicken Curry, Rice, Kori Rotti, Fish Fry

DrinkEdit

Tender Coconut juice, Sugarcane juice, Toddy

SleepEdit

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