Hampi in Karnataka is also known as the "second Goa".
Instead of beaches it has beautiful ruins of the Vijayanagar empire.
The ferocious Tungabhadra river.
Uppinangdi, about an hour's drive from Mangalore.
The delightful "rimjhim" coffee at Laxminivasa Hotel, Kalladka, on National Highway 48 near Uppinangdi. Confusing directions. But if you do visit this place try their fluffy buns too. I did not get time to ask why this coffee was so popular. You may see this article in The Times of India.
Back in Bangalore.