About The Route
About Bhatkal :
Bhatkal is a port town
in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, India. Once ruled by a Jain King
Bhattakalanka, the Bhatkal town lies on NH-17 running between Mumbai and Kochi
and is one of the major railway stations along the Konkan Railway line running
between Mumbai and Mangalore. The closest airport is Mangalore International
although very strategic, was the main factor behind the country's erratic
history. Bhatkal witnessed the rise and fall of several dynasties and rulers.
Bhatkal was a part of the Hoysala empire from 1291 to 1343 before falling into
the hands of the Vijayanagara empire. After the disintegration of the latter,
the much coveted "town" of Bhatkal was brought under the control of
the Saluva (Jain) rulers of Hadwalli (a town on the State Highway towards Jog
Falls. Numerous temples and basadis were constructed during the Saliva's reign.
Vestiges of this period can be found in Mudbhatkal, where a few temples still
stand as an old witness of that era.
known as Bengaluru, is the capital city of the Indian state of Karnataka.
Located on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore
is India's third most populous city and fifth-most populous urban
agglomeration. Bangalore is known as the "Silicon Valley of India"
because of its role as the nation's leading information technology (IT)
exporter. Bangalore is also nicknamed as " Garden City "Located at a
height of over 3,000 feet (914.4 m) above sea level, Bangalore is known for its
pleasant climate throughout the year.It is the highest metro city in India. The
city is amongst the top ten preferred entrepreneurial locations in the world.
Bangalore is home to many well-recognised
educational and research institutions in India, such as Indian Institute of
Science (IISc), Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore) (IIMB), and National
Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS). Numerous public sector
heavy industries, technology companies, aerospace, telecommunications, and
defence organisations, such as Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Hindustan
Aeronautics Limited (HAL), National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Indian Space
Research Organisation (ISRO), Infosys, and Wipro are headquartered in the city.
A demographically diverse city, Bangalore is a major economic and cultural hub
and the second-fastest growing major metropolis in India.The city also houses
the Kannada film industry. As a growing metropolitan city in a developing
country, Bangalore confronts substantial pollution and other logistical and
socio-economic problems.With a gross domestic product (GDP) of US$83 billion,
Bangalore is fourth among the top 15 cities contributing to India's overall GDP.
Moderate Route with 2 lane (no divider) for most part
Total buses in this route 2
Approximate Distance 460 Kms
Approximate Travel Time 8 Hrs
* the above might differ from time to time and operator to operator based on climate, bus condition, etc.