Bangalore to Dharmasthala Taxi Service with ‘Bangalore Drive’
Dharmasthala, the land of virtuousness and holiness, is situated on the banks of Nethravathi river in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka state in India. This town is famous for its Dharmasthala Temple which houses the shrines of Shiva, Manjunathaswamy, Ammanavaru, Chandranath and the Dharma Daivas (guardian spirits of Dharma) — Kalarahu, Kalarkayi, Kumaraswamy and Kanyakumari. A taxi from Bangalore Drive is the best way to reach this temple town from the Garden city.
Set on the lower slopes of Western Ghats, Dharmasthala bears immense importance for the people of Hinduism and Jainism faith. At this revered place, history, faith and myth go hand in hand. It has something to offer to everybody, be it pilgrims, nature admirers, trekkers or lazy strollers.
This place is frequented by devotees all round the year, though the best time to visit Dharmasthala is during the months of October to February. During this time, the weather is pleasant as opposed to being humid and hot during the summers and monsoon.
Thousands of pilgrims visit Dharmasthala at the time of Mahamastabhisheka and Mahashivratri. Annual Laksha Deepa Utsav also draws huge crowds of devotees to the place. Book a private taxi service to Dharmasthala from Bangalore Drive with pickup from your doorstep and experience one of the popular destinations in south India at comfort.
Bangalore Drive offers a great selection of deals for car rental in Bangalore city. One of the best taxi companies in Bangalore, accessing our premium fleet of vehicles is quick and easy, allowing you to get on with enjoying your break. Choose from the given list of vehicle types for your Dharmasthala trip from Bangalore:
Your private taxi options to Dharmasthala from Bangalore
Renting a hatchback from Bangalore Drive is easily the most cost-effective choice for travelers on a budget. Save money on your hatchback taxi service, and instead spend it to enhance your vacation, while exploring Dharmasthala at your own pace.
With a Toyota Innova from Bangalore to Dharmasthala taxi service you get more than enough luggage space, a smooth ride, and a powerful engine to get you through whatever terrain may present itself during your Dharmasthala trip.
When you rent a Sedan cab from Bangalore Drive, you can rest assured knowing you will receive a highly capable vehicle for your next vacation. With more than enough trunk space and increased leg room for all passengers, renting a sedan car is a great choice for long drives.
Travel in style with an SUV rental from Bangalore to Dharmasthala rent a car service. With extra luggage room and plenty of legroom, you will have a successful road trip to Dharmasthala. The safety features and luxurious interiors are an added advantage.
A Tempo Traveller from Bangalore Drive is a great rental option for traveling groups and large families due to its extra luggage room, and passenger capacity. A Tempo Traveller will accommodate your entire travel entourage at the best price available.
Hiring a Mini Bus from Bangalore to Dharmasthala with Bangalore Drive’s will allow you to accomplish a variety of tasks such as transporting extra luggage and driving around a large group of people which would be difficult without the additional space it offers.
What you get with Bangalore Drive
- Pickup from any location of your convenience in Bangalore
- No hidden fees in your Bangalore to Dharmasthala taxi service
- Nominal prices along with detailed break up of charges
- Any additional charges including night charges will be mentioned in the itinerary
- All vehicles in excellent condition
- Reliable and Supportive customer service
- Courteous and well trained drivers
- Flexible operating hours
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2 Days Taxi Package Cost to Dharmasthala from Bangalore
|Vehicle Class||Duration||Km Included||Package Cost|
|Hyundai i20 (Hatchback)||2 Days||675 km||₹ 7175|
|Swift Dzire (Sedan)||2 Days||675 km||₹ 7850|
|Toyota Etios (Sedan)||2 Days||675 km||₹ 8525|
|Toyota Innova (SUV)||2 Days||675 km||₹ 10550|
|Tempo Traveller (9 -12 Seater)||2 Days||675 km||₹ 12350|
|Tempo Traveller (13 – 14 Seater)||2 Days||675 km||₹ 13025|
|Mini Bus (18 – 20 Seater)||2 Days||675 km||Get a Quote|
|Bus (49 Seater)||2 Days||675 km||Get a Quote|
3 Days Taxi Package Cost to Dharmasthala from Bangalore
|Vehicle Class||Duration||Km Included||Package Cost|
|Hyundai i20 (Hatchback)||3 Days||775 km||₹ 8375|
|Swift Dzire (Sedan)||3 Days||775 km||₹ 9150|
|Toyota Etios (Sedan)||3 Days||775 km||₹ 9925|
|Toyota Innova (SUV)||3 Days||775 km||₹ 12250|
|Tempo Traveller (9 -12 Seater)||3 Days||775 km||₹ 14350|
|Tempo Traveller (13 – 14 Seater)||3 Days||775 km||₹ 15125|
|Mini Bus (18 – 20 Seater)||3 Days||775 km||Get a Quote|
|Bus (49 Seater)||3 Days||775 km||Get a Quote|
Flexible Bengaluru to Dharmasthala Private Taxi Fare
|Vehicle Class||Cost / Km||Driver Charges||Parking & Toll Fee|
|Hyundai i20 (Hatchback)||₹ 9||260||As per tariff|
|Swift Dzire (Sedan)||₹ 10||260||As per tariff|
|Toyota Etios (Sedan)||₹ 11||260||As per tariff|
|Toyota Innova (SUV)||₹ 14||260||As per tariff|
|Force Traveller (9 -12 Seater)||₹ 16||360||As per tariff|
|Force Traveller (13 – 14 Seater)||₹ 17||360||As per tariff|
|Mini Bus (18 – 20 Seater)||₹ 26||450||As per tariff|
|Bus (49 Seater)||₹ 36||750||As per tariff|
- Minimum km applicable per day is 300 kms.
- Driver Allowance / Charges listed is per day.
- Parking & Toll gate charges will be extra & as per the tariff.
One Way / Drop Only Taxi to Dharmasthala from Bangalore
|Vehicle Class||Seating Capacity||One Way Fare|
|Hatchback | Hyundai i20||1 + 4||₹ 4850|
|Sedan | Swift Dzire, Etios||1 + 4||₹ 5300|
|SUV | Toyota Innova||1 + 7||₹ 7100|
Key Information about your Dharmasthala trip from Bengaluru
Bangalore to Dharmasthala Traffic Info & Route
Bangalore to Dharmasthala road trip by private taxi with Bangalore Drive could be your ticket to quality time with family and friends. Road trips provide oneself, the much needed break from the day to day tiresome routine and a road trip with Bangalore to Dharmasthala car rental is here to make it all the more memorable.
It is advisable to start the journey by early morning, as traffic gets heavier during the course of the day. The most efficient route to Dharmasthala from the city of Bangalore is via NH75 (Bangalore – Mangalore Highway) and culminating into SH37. This route covers almost 300 kms which can be travelled in approximately 6 hours. The route is:
Bengaluru – Nelamangala – Kunigal – Channarayapatna – Hassan – Sakleshpur – Gundya – Kokkada – Nidle – Dharmasthala
The drive on NH75 upto Hassan is very smooth. Afterwards, from Hassan to Gundya, the highway is 2 lane and in satisfactory condition. Still one should be careful, while driving on these Ghat Roads. After crossing Nelyadka village, take SH37 to Dharmasthala. On the way you can plan journey breaks at Hassan and Sakleshpur.
Another alternative route to Dharamasthala is Via NH48, NH 69 and NH 73, covering a distance of approximately 350 kms under 8 hours. The route is:
Bangalore – Nelamangala – Tumkur – Sira – Banawara – Belur – Mudigere – Charmadi – Dharmasthala
Hit the NH48 from Bangalore to the city of Sira, headquarters of Tumakuru district. Further, follow NH 69 along Sira – Huliyar – Banawara. Afterwards take NH 73 to reach Dharamasthala. On this route stop over at Halebid and Belur to treat yourself to the magnificence and gloriousness of centuries old Hoysala architecture. Few of the must visit architectural wonders in the region are Chennakeshava Temple, Hoysaleshwara Temple and Kedareshwara Temple.
The top 5 attractions to see in Dharmasthala
A trip to Dharmasthala offers you a wholesome spiritual experience along with prospects to enjoy the enthralling scenic beauty as well. Major sightseeing places in Dharmasthala that you can plan to visit with Bangalore Drive’s taxi service are:
1. Sri Manjunatheshwara Temple
Famously called Dharmasthala Temple, it is one of the most revered temples in Karnataka. The principal deity, Sri Manjunatheshwara is in the form of a Linga, believed to be almost 800 years old. This temple represents religious tolerance and harmony. A Jain Tirthankara is worshipped beside Lord Manjunatheshwara (Lord Shiva) and Daivas.
Most Fascinating feature of the temple is that the priests are Vaishnavite Brahmins while the administration is under Jains. For centuries, the temple and Dharmasthala Kshethra has been managed by a Jain Family, called Pergades. They are known for their philanthropy and simplicity. Guardian of the temple is called the Heggade. The Heggade represents Lord Manjunatheshwara and provides justice to those who come to seek it at this holy place.
2. Bahubali Statue
One can visit the enormous monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali atop Ratnagiri Hills with a private taxi from Bangalore Drive. It is one of the important pilgrimages for the Jains. Lord Bahubali personifies strength, will power and intellect. This 39 feet tall gigantic sculpture, surrounded by beautiful scenic beauty will mesmerise you.
The statue of Lord Bahubali was commissioned by Sri Ratnavarma Heggade in 1973 and was erected in February 1982 under the guidance of Dr D Veerendra Heggade. This massive statue portrays the time when Lord Bhaubali stood motionless to meditate and to achieve salvation. The carvings of creepers on his arms and legs illustrate the same.
3. Ram Mandir (Ram Kshetra)
Another popular attraction here is Ram Mandir which is located on the banks of Netravati river, at a distance of approximately 4 kms from Sri Manjunatheshwara Temple. This colorful and elegant temple houses idols of Lord Rama, Lord Laksman and Goddess Sita along with the idols of Navgraha.
It boasts of beautiful designs carved by the sculptors of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan. Every year festivities are observed during the time of Ramnavami. One can spend some time in solitude and peace here, as this temple is relatively less crowded.
4. Netravathi River Barrage
Netravathi River Barrage is a beautiful secluded spot in the city of Dharmasthala that should not be missed during your Bangalore to Dharmasthala trip by cab. With all the greenery around, this barrage makes a perfect place for a leisurely stroll. Nature Care Hospital in the vicinity is known for following an ancient principle for healing called ‘Panch Bhootas/ Tattvas’.
5. Jamalabad Fort
Jamalabad Fort locally known as ‘Jamalagadda’ or ‘Gadaikallu’ is located at Belthangady town in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. It is almost 16 kms from Dharamasthala and can be reached by private taxi from Bangalore Drive.
This fort was built by Tipu Sultan in 1794 in the Kudremukh Mountain Ranges and was named after his mother, Jamalabee. One will have to trudge through approximately 1800 steps to reach the top. Fort is in ruins, though remnants of the fort wall are still visible. Jamalabad Fort is a trekking destination, and one can get a panoramic view of the landscape from the top.
The Best Things to do in Dharmasthala, Karnataka
‘Dharmasthala’, as the name suggests, the word “Dharma” means righteousness. It is one of the most godly emotions demonstrated by oneself regardless of one’s religion or ethnicity. It is rightly called ‘abode of dharmas’ and presents an interesting amalgamation of faiths. It is a popular place to visit near Bangalore within 300 km. With a Bangalore to Dharmasthala cab rental, one can reach this place comfortably and spend some time seeking peace and calmness.
Here, one can take pride in the rich heritage of our country at Manjusha Museum. It has a vast collection of Indian stone and metal sculptures, paintings, jewellery pieces, idols and even utilitarian objects used hundreds of years ago. One can even admire the beautiful wooden chariots which were once called, Chariots of Gods.
The Devotees are recommended to visit Annappa Swamy Betta or Badinede Betta. It is one place not to miss on your Dharmasthala trip by private taxi from Bangalore. This temple is dedicated to Sri Annappa Swamy and is home to the shrines of four Dharma Daivas. Entry of Children and women is restricted to this temple. Travellers must visit the centuries old Chandranatha Swamy Basadi which is one of the most revered and celebrated Digambara shrines in southern India.
Nature lovers and trekkers can opt for a thrilling trek to Jamalabad Fort during their Dharmasthala trip with Bangalore Drive. This trek is of ‘medium difficulty level’ and offers a great view of the serene surroundings.
Know about Bengaluru
Known as “Silicon Valley” of India, Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka State. An example of cosmopolitan culture blended with old ways of life, this city is one of the popular tourist destinations in India. It has a lot to offer, be it historical monuments or modern architecture, biological parks or amusement parks, name it and you would have it!
Few of the major sightseeing places to see in Bangalore are: Bangalore Palace, Tipu Sultan Summer Palace, St. Mary’s Basilica Lalbagh Gardens, Bannerghatta National Park, WonderLa Bangalore amusement park and more.
Bangalore to Dharmasthala trip by taxi from Bangalore Drive gives an opportunity to experience the confluence of faiths, and the rich history of our ancestors amidst picturesque surroundings.
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