Kateel is one of the holiest temple towns in all of
Karnataka, and is widely known for its Durga Parameswari Temple. Situated
directly in the middle of the sacred Nandini River, the religious allure of the
temple mixes with the scenic beauty of the surrounding greenery. Pilgrims from
all over India come to this sacred site to pray for peace and prosperity. Many
believe that Mata Parameswari will bless them and provide eternal happiness.
Whether or not you hope to visit for religious reasons, no trip to South India
is complete without visiting this historical monument.
Rent a car from Zoom and arrive at Kateel with ease! The best way to get there is via the Mangalore-Bangalore Highway. Follow this road to SH-101 and then take this to SH67. Continue along this road until you reach your destination. The entire trip is just under 400KM and should take about 7 hours, but if you get lost our GPS can guide you the entire way! Get there faster than with a bus or train and stop at your own convenience.
Rent an SUV if you have a big group or rent a sedan such as the Vento or Ford Figo if you have a smaller group or are with your significant other.
If you don't own a car or don't want to take your own car, then Zoom has several options for you to consider:
Hatchback : Take our Ford Figo ZXI for flexibility in your travels. The Figo gives you freedom to explore Kateel however you want.
Sedans : Zoom with Volkswagen Vento or BMW 320d if you want to ride around Kateel in style. These cars are great if you have a small group or are with your significant other.
SUV : If trekking is what you crave, the mighty Scorpio is all yours to explore the unexplored. No need to worry about steep uphill climbs or rough terrain, the Scorpio can handle it all. The Scorpio is especially good if you are with a large group of people.
All Zoom cars come with the following: -
- All-inclusive tariff which includes fuel, comprehensive insurance and taxes.
- A 3G enabled tablet, which makes navigation a breeze.
- No deposit required to Zoom off.
only thing to do in Kateel is to visit the Shree Kateel Durga Parameshwari
Temple: If you are visiting Kateel this is probably why you
are here. The temple sits among some of the most beautiful nature in all of
Karnataka and lies along the Nandini River. Visit the temple to feel the
mystical beauty for yourself and be blessed by its magical allure.
Insiders Tip: If you have the time, make sure to do some trekking along the Nandini River.
The best time to visit Kateel Beach is September to February.