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Maravanthe is one of its kind travel getaway in India that will surely amaze you. Let's build the plot around this popular Indian destination with a question! Have you ever seen or imagined a road that runs alongside a sea and a river at the same time? It sounds impossible but such a place does exist in India. You read it right, National Highway 66 is the place to be at, if you want to experience this surreal view. This road is popularly known as Maravanthe road as it is a part of Maravanthe village, Kundapura, Karnataka.

For the unversed, Maravanthe road has the Arabian Sea on one side and the Souparnika river on the other. Driving on this road is no less than a magical experience. The local people and those who have been here time and again have said that it feels like a road to heaven! The unending blue sky and blue water both meeting at the horizon on either side of the road is an impeccable view that will stay in your memory for a lifetime.

Maravanthe is situated along the coastline in the Udupi district of Karnataka. The geographical location of Maravanthe is such that it observes moderate climate throughout the year hence one can visit the place anytime but the best time to visit Maravanthe is in winter from September to March. The weather is pleasant during this time and is neither too hot nor too humid. One can swim in the river or enjoy water sports on the beach or may relax on the beach throughout the day. 

Major Attractions in and Around Maravanthe 

1. Trasi Maravanthe Beach. The beach is another tourist destination that has not been a commercial place yet as a lot of people don’t know about it. The beach is a real beauty surrounded by the super calming views, fresh air, and nature in abundance.

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2. Other Beaches. Apart from Maravanthe beach, one can explore many other not so popular, but definitely worth visiting beaches for their beautiful views. Kaup beach for its lush green coastline, Maple beach for its turquoise blue water,  and Padubidri beach for its soothing vibes are a few beaches that will rejuvenate your soul.

3. Souparnika River. This river is another beautiful spot to visit and explore. One can admire the beauty of the place for hours while observing the amazing sunset. People believe that the rare sight has appeared because of their local deity who made this impossible and serene sight a reality. While some believe that the river on one side was the part of a forest that existed many years ago. For some more exciting folktales related to the origin of this enigmatic view, one has to meet the locals.

4. Sporting Activities. The place is great to experience water sports such as snorkelling, swimming, scuba diving, and more water sport activities. If you are a beach person then this place has to be on your travel list and it will not let you down as far as adventure, serenity, and beauty are concerned.

How to Reach Maravanthe 

By Rail. If you are planning a trip via rail then the Mangalore railway station is the nearest station. From thereon, one can take local transport to reach the nearby resorts or hotels.  

By Road. Going by road is a good option as one will get to see a lot of delightful sights along the way. The place is well connected through roads and the most interesting thing is that this Maravanthe road itself is a national highway 66 so even if you are travelling to some other place through NH66 you can experience the surreal scene on either side of the road.   

By Air. The nearest airport to reach Maravanthe is Bajpe Airport. One can get down at the airport and from there onwards one can take up the buses or taxis to the Maravanthe beach or the village.  

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here.


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