Sringeri Travel Guide

 

 

Buy

* Sringeri Banana Chips -> Sirngeri is famous for Banana chips.
* Pickles - Malnad part is famous for pickles. There are many shops which sells pickles, thokku etc out of these stores Vijaya Naarasimha store is the most famous one
* Papads-  Sringeri is also famous for "Jacknut Papads"


 


When to go

Since Sringeri is a typical Malnad region, the best time to visit is between October and March. The nearest airport to Sringeri is Mangalore International Airport.

 

 


get there and around


By plane

The nearest airport is Mangalore (110km from Sringeri)

Deccan / Kingfisher / Jet operate this route from Bangalore.
Ticket costs range between INR 1800 – 2500.

By train

Shimoga or Kadur is the nearest railroad and is linked to Bangalore. An alternate town is Koppa.

The Shimogha Express (Train Number : 6227) runs from Bangalore to Shimoga. The train departs from Bangalore (Station Code : SBC) at 2340 hrs and arrives at Shimoga, next day at 0513 hrs. The train can also be boarded in Bangalore at Yashwantpur and Malleswaram.

A similar train - Bangalore Express (Train Number : 6228) departs Shimoga (Station Code: SME) at 2205 hrs and arrives at Bangalore (Station Code : SBC) at 0500 hrs next day. Both trains run on all days in a week.

 

 

 

 

excursions

There are a number of prominent Hindu centres of pilgrimage near Sringeri. Some of the major ones include Horanadu Annapoorneshari Temple, Hariharapura, Kigga (Rishyashringa Temple), Agumbe (Venugopalaswami Temple & Sunset Spot), Kalasa ( Kalaseshwara Temple), Balehonnur - Rambapuri Matha, Koppa (Veerabhadra Swamy & Chittemakki Mallikarjuna Swamy temple). Udupi, famous for Krishna matha, is a 3-hour journey by road.