Puttur Tourism

Puttur is a town in Dakshina Kannada district, in Karnataka state of India. It is the headquarters of the Puttur Taluk. The city is 52 km from Mangalore, the second biggest commercial-industrial hub of Karnataka. According to 2011 estimation, Puttur has a population of 53,091. The major occupation of its inhabitants is agriculture. The National Research Centre for Cashew and the CAMPCO chocolate Factory is located in Puttur.The other towns which are very close to Puttur are Sullia (35 km), Uppinangadi (12 km), Bellare (25 km) and (Vittal) (15 km).


Puttur in India awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Puttur. After your splendid visit to Puttur, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Madikeri. Madikeri is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Abbey Falls, Dubare Elephant Camp, Raja's Seat. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Puttur.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Puttur that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

  • Know the pollution level of Puttur before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.02 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 28.81 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 27.55 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 22.79 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.03 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 26.97 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 26.32 (Low)
  • How safe is Puttur for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Puttur.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.34 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.22 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.51 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 20.13 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 24.14 (Low)
    • Drug offense 24.78 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.6 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.12 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.07 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25.23 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 22.97 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Puttur is 172.48 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 75.97 (High)
    • Climate Index 66.65 (High)
    • Pollution Index 25.15 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.43 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 22.74 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 78.31 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.01 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 70.54 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Puttur

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.57 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 49.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.52 USD

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