Dharmasthala is the pilgrimage destination in Karnataka, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Lakshadeepa is the annual festival and is also known as Festival of Lights. This festival is in the months of November- December. Around the 16th century, Shri Devaraja Heggade invited Sri Vadiraja Swami of Udupi to visit the place. The swamiji gladly came but refused to accept Bhiksha (food offering) because the idol of Lord Manjunatha had not been consecrated according to the Vedic rites.The annual mass marriages are held usually during April every year since 1972. Dharmasthala is well connected by road and Railways. The nearest railway station is Mangalore, which is approximately 74 KM to the Dharmasthala.
Tripnetra provides budget hotels in Dharmasthala which ranges from Rs 920 to Rs 3220.
On the visit to Dharmasthala tourists can also visit Manjusha Museum, Annappa Beta, Dharmasthala Temple, Ram Mandir, Netravathi River Barrage, Bahubali Statue and Chandranath Swamy Temple.
A: Arippady Mutt Lodge, Hotel Asaya Lodge, Hotel SP Lodge, Hotel Supraja Lodge, Sri Durga Residency and Hotel Supreme are the hotels we provide.
A: Room service, Air conditioner, Western Lavatory, Television and car parking are the common amenities provided by the hotels in Dharmasthala through Tripnetra.
A: 24 Hour hotels provide check-in and check-out is 24 hours from the time of check-in.
A: The bus price from Bangalore to Dharmasthala will be approximately Rs 500.
A: The distance from Bangalore to Dharmasthala is 298 KM. Dharmasthala doesn’t have a railway station and the nearest station is Mangalore railway station. Another train option is from Bangalore to Kukke which leaves at night and arrives at Kukke early morning around 5:40 am. Take a bus from Kukke to Dharmasthala which take around 1and1/2 hour. You can come back to Kukke after visiting Dharmasthala have dinner in Kukke Temple and board train in Kukke which again leaves at night and reaches Bangalore early in the morning.The train Amritsar New JalpaiguriKarmabhoomi Express, boarding at Bangalore City Junction and the last station is at Subrahmanya Road.