Kollur

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Kollur is near Kundapur in the Udupi district region of India.

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Mangalore International Airport (IATA: IXE) (ICAO: VOML), at Bajpe, about 20 km from the city centre. Currently there are daily flights to Mumbai, Bangalore, Goa, Kochi and Calicut in the domestic segment and weekly/bi-weekly flights to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat (Oman), Doha (Qatar), Kuwait and Bahrain in the international segment. Kollur is two hours drive from Mangalore.

Railway Stations[edit]

Byndoor (Mookambika Road Station - BYNR) is the nearest station to Kollur, road distance is ~28km. From railway station to Byndoor catch rickshaw & from Byndoor to Kollur private bus facility is there. Other option is private taxi from Byndoor or from the railway station. Big disadvantage of Byndoor station is its located remote border area of Kundapura taluk and there is risk of getting facilities during night hours.

Kundapura (KUDA) is another nearer railway station and road distance to Kollur is ~38km. Station has good waiting room/hall and even Kundapura city is nearby so that it is safer if you reach in night hours. From Kundapura there are plenty of private express buses are available(every 15 min) to Kollur. Plenty of private taxies are also available from the station. Nearest route to Kollur from the station is via Basrur-Gulvady Vended Dam Bridge (Kundapura Station-Basrur-Gulvadi Vented Dam Bridge-Neralkatte-Vandse-Kollur), its lesser than 35km journey. Railway Station telephone number: +91-8254-237365.

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  • Mookambika temple is famous for vidyadana, temple trust running several schools, & sponsoring mid day meal prorgam for surrounding schools. Devi Mookambika is famous for Vidya (education). People come from all across South India to visit this temple. Kollur is believed to be one of the seven pilgrim centres created by Parashurama, a Hindu mythological figure. Mookambika temple honors the Hindu goddess Parvathi.
  • Kodachadri Mountain on Western Ghats Adi Sri Shakthi Mookambika Temple tops this mountain believed to be the real abode of Devi from where Adi Shankara re-established it at foothills at Kollur.
  • Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary, Kundapur-Kollur- Shimoga road. A World Wildlife Fund project, and a home for an endangered species, the lion-tailed monkey.
  • Arishna Gundi Waterfalls Reached only by trekking to the deep jungle. The name "Arishna" refers to the orange-yellow color created by sunrays falling on the water droplets around the waterfall.

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Trekking

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There are number of lodges around the Mookambika temple.

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