See firsthand why Karnataka is so popular by local and international travelers alike, by taking to the road and experiencing the many scenic and cultural attractions within easy traveling distance of Yedakumeri. Suntikoppa, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north, and Madikeri, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north of Yedakumeri are worth a visit too.
Visitors looking for those special places to reflect upon life's great mysteries, will relish spending time in the region's shrines. Experience a little local culture under the bright blue sky at the region's ever-popular gardens, open-air markets and open-air exhibits.
A great way to explore the great outdoors in Karnataka is to join for a hiking or rock climbing tour. Watersports are a common pastime here. Take the opportunity to go rafting or canoeing; Karnataka has some perfect spots for it.
Food is an important part of any culture and an excellent way to get a feel for a place. Coconut and also mutton are common ingredients used in food here. How about trying bisi bele bath (rice with vegetables) or saaru (tamarind and tomato soup)? Both dishes are a favorite choice in this area. Haalubaayi (rice and coconut fudge) is the perfect way to end your food experience.
Sadly, vacations can't go on forever, so when it's time go home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Mangalore, 55 miles (89 kilometers) away.