Dakshina Kannada (D.K) is a beautiful and least explored district in the southern coastal part of Karnataka. Dakshina Kannada is also known as 'Tulu Nadu', as 'Tulu' is the main language spoken in this region.
It is the home to some of the pristine beaches, rich culture and delicious cuisine. It is sheltered by the Arabian sea in the west and western ghats in the east. Tulu culture, tradition and rituals are a unique compared to other parts of Karnataka. The tulu people worship the serpent god (Lord Subramanya). Bootha Kola, Kambala (buffalo race), Nagaradhane (Worshipping the Serpent God), Yakshagana are some of the rituals to look out for.