(Last Updated on : 23/10/2017)
Kaup Beach is one of the most vital beaches
in the city of Mangalore
. This beach is one of the famous beaches of Karnataka
where tourists find enjoyment from the splendour of the environment, the extended stretches of Kaup Beach and the cold sea mild wind. Kaup beach is not as much of explored by the tourists. It is because; the beach is covered with rugged landscape. But a visit to Southern Karnataka is incomplete without a visit to Kaup beach.
Location of Kaup Beach
Kaup beach is located in Udupi
district on the Western Coast National Highway
near the town of Udupi in southern Karnataka. Kaup beach is situated at a distance of 12 kilometres south of Udupi.
Things to do in Kaup Beach
Kaup Beach, also known as Kapu Beach is renowned for one of the most peaceful and pristine beaches in Karnataka that tourist can come across. Kaup Beach is prominently well-known to house an old lighthouse that was apparently built in the year 1901. The lighthouse is open for visitors for the period of certain time in daytime and the panoramic view offered is wonderful. The lighthouse presents a wonderful sight of the complete Kaup Beach and seashore.
Besides the lighthouse, Kaup Beach also has wrecks of Jain
Basadis that line across the stretch of sand, and these are worth a visit without any doubt. Kaup Beach is the place for two Hindu temples
dedicated to the Goddess
Mariamman. The best time to visit Kaup Beach is from October to December. Kaup Beach also has tiny shacks and eateries where one can test a bit of the local cuisine
Visiting Information of Kaup Beach
The nearest airport
of Kaup Beach is by the side of Mangalore. After that, people have to make a journey by road. The nearest railway stations
are at Udupi and Mangalore. Kaup Beach is a 25minute journey from the town of Udupi. The West Coast National Highway between Udupi and Mangalore is best accessible by road for Kaup. There are regular buses that carry out between Kaup to the other cities
and towns of India.