The Daria Bahadurgad Island is one of the famous islands in Malpe. Malpe in Udupi district is known for beaches and islands. Every year thousands of tourists visit these islands in Malpe. Daria Bahadurgad fort is located in this island. The island is less than 250 yards and is wide about just 1.6 square kilometers. Although small, the rocky island has many scenic locations.
A very old tile factory and a few famous temples are also near the Daria Bahadurgad fort. Basavappa Naik of Bidanur constructed the fort many decades ago. The Daria Bahadurgad Fort is just a few miles away from Malpe beach towards the west.
It is easy to reach Daria Bahadurgad fort once you reach Udupi Railway station which is just 8 kms away from the fort. There are boat services from Malpe town to Daria Bahadurgad and the boat fare is very reasonable. Malpe is well connected by road too from Udupi.