Udupi is a town in Karnataka that is famous for its palaces,
beaches and food, among other things. Most famous for its Krishna Mutt Temple,
pilgrims from all over India flock to this amazing architectural feat.
Moreover, Udupi food is world renowned as some of the best vegetarian food on
the planet! With the scenically beautiful Western Ghats to the East, and the
peaceful Arabian Sea to the West, Udupi makes the perfect weekend getaway to
see everything you desire and keep everyone in your group happy.
Rent a car from Zoom and arrive at Udupi with ease! The best way to get there is via the Mangalore-Bangalore Highway. Follow this road until you reach the Edapally-Panvel Highway to Udupi, and continue along this road until you reach your destination. The entire trip is roughly 410KM 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 Udupi however you want.
Sedans : Zoom with Volkswagen Vento or BMW 320d if you want to ride around Udupi 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.
order to get the most out of your experience, rent a car from Zoom so that you
have the freedom to explore Udupi as you please. No need to negotiate with
rickshaw drivers or walk for kilometers, you can drive however and wherever you
Here are some places nearby Udupi:
Malpe Beach: Craving a day of relaxation, sitting in the sun, and swimming in the ocean? Look no further…Malpe Beach is one of the best beaches in all of India! Situated 4KM away from Udupi at the mouth of the Malpe and Udyavara Rivers, it is frequently visited by travelers from all over the world.
Gomateshwara Statue: Easily the main tourist and pilgrimage attraction of Karkala, the Gomateshwara Statue needs to be seen to be believed. This 45-feet tall statue weighs roughly 80 tons and lies on top of a rock that is 300 feet high! All of this and it also overlooks a small little lake, making for a picturesque view!
Scuba Diving: There are organized trips to Netrani (also known as Pigeon Island). If you have been itching to try some Scuba, this is one of the best places in all of India!
Insiders Tip: Make sure to try the famous Udupi Cuisine – We recommend trying the Masala Dosa! (It originated in Udupi)
The best time to visit Udupi is from July to late January.