Hotels in Mookambika ? Stay Comfort and Style
Posted by Aaeesha on December 9th, 2014
Kollur is a small town situated in the Udupi district of the Indian state of Karnataka. The place is a well known site for pilgrimage. People from all over the country come here to visit the Mookambika temple. Besides the temple, you have several other places to visit in and around the town. A good look around the place requires you to stay here. There are a number of Kollur hotels that are well known for their warm hospitality and all round facilities offered. You could book yourself a room in any of these hotels to enjoy the beauty of the place in the whole.
The Mookambika Devi Temple is a Hindu Temple that is dedicated to the Mokambika Devi. She is considered to be the Goddess of knowledge and learning. According to a legend, Adi Shankara worshipped Goddess Saraswati and asked her to come to Kerala, as there were no temples dedicated to her in the state. She agreed to come on the condition that she would follow him, but he must not turn back and look even once. But, he turned once and that is where the temple is now constructed. The temple opens only at 5 in the morning, as the Goddess promised him that she would be at Chottanikkara Temple in Kerala from 4 to 5. To get a good Darshan at the temple, you need to get yourself a room in any of the Hotels in Mookambika.
All the Hotels in Mookambika are known for their services. The rooms are all clean and spacious. They have restaurants, laundry, taxi and cab services, room service, and everything you could ask for. You have the option to book your rooms before you come, or even after you reach the place. The websites of the hotels offer the option of reserving well in advance. You could check out the different hotels and go through their services to choose one that fits your preferences.
The Anegudde Vinayaka temple is another famous temple in Kollur, which is dedicated to Good Siddhi Vinayaka. The Arishna Gundi Waterfalls are located inside a deep jungle. This can be approached only by trekking through the jungle. It is well known for the special effects created by the sun’s rays when they fall on the droplets of water. Sigandur is a forest village that is known for the temple dedicated to Goddess Chaudeshwari. Then there is the Kodachadri Mountain in the Western Ghats, the Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Maravanthe beach as well. The Jog Falls are also quite close to Kollur, about 2 hours’ drive from the place. It is the second highest plunge waterfall in the country. The Kollur hotels offer packaged tours along with guides to all these places so that you can enjoy them to your heart’s content.