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Feel the air filled with spirituality and chants praising Lord Shiva in the biggest festival, Shiv Ratri between February-March with our affordable Gokarna Holiday Packages for family, friends, and honeymooners are the perfect choice to see the oldest temples, mysterious caves, and secluded beaches. Dig into the legendary mythological connections to the place and explore the land of rituals and culture under your budget with the top-notch services with Safar Mentor.

Situated on the Arabian Sea in the southwestern state of Karnataka, Gokarna is a famous pilgrimage site for Hindus, popular for a 1500-years-old Lord Shiva idol and Atmalinga residing in the oldest Mahabaleshwar Temple. This small quaint village is the perfect getaway from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Pune, especially during the winter season. Gokarna is not only about the religious sites, it is also famous among adventure junkies, trekkers, and nature lovers for its pristine, unspoiled beaches, water sports like swimming, boat ride, parasailing, scuba diving, and much more.

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Best Time to Visit Gokarna

Gokarna in Summer- The summer is considered to be a quite hot and humid season in Gokarna when the temperature goes from 28 C to 45 C from March to June. Though not ideal for sightseeing, it is the perfect best time to indulge in water sports and other adventurous beach activities.

Gokarna in Monsoon-Gokarna receives quite heavy rainfall from July to October, making it difficult to partake in any outdoor activities. Despite a lesser chance, you would go out in rain, the nearby surroundings look magnificently fresh when the rain washes off the summer heat and dirt from Gokarna.

Gokarna in Winter-The winter season is a pleasant cold time and a peak tourist season in Gokarna from November till February when the temperature remains between 20 C to 30 C, making it the perfect time for sightseeing and indulging in adventure activities like boating, scuba diving, jet ski, cave exploring parasailing, and much more.

How to Reach Gokarna

By Air- The nearest airports are Dabolim Airport and Goa International Airport, located about 150 km and 106 km respectively from Gokarna. Hire a taxi or catch a bus to reach your destination town.

By Train-The closest railway is in Gokarna located about 10km from the main city, but the railway lines are not fully-connected with several major states. Anokla Railway Station is another nearest one located about 20 km from the main city and is a well-connected station to Gokarna.

By Road-You can catch a direct bus from Goa(144km), Bangalore (479km), Delhi (2024km), and Mangalore (231km) and conveniently cover the distance to reach your destination on time and comfortably. Embark on a scenic road trip in your vehicle from Bangalore via NH 48 and NH 66 through Sirsi and Mirijan.

Major Tourist Attractions in Gokarna

  • Mahabaleshwar Temple- It is the most revered temple in Gokarna where devotees worship Lord Shiva Lingam known as Atmalinga, which is the only top part of about 6ft tall. The temple houses a 1500 years old idol of Mahadev. The temple organizes the Ashta Bandana Kumbhahishekam festival, which is celebrated once every 40 years and is the only time when the entire Atmalinga is shown to devotees.
  • Om Beach- It is one of the most-visited beaches in Gokarna which is shaped like the Om symbol. The place offers various soothing and fun things for nature lovers and adventure seekers like boating, scuba diving, parasailing, etc. Capture the enchanting sunset views with your partner by the beach side.
  • Paradise Beach- It is a famous and the top unexplored beach in Gokarna which is only accessible by boat via Om Beach and Half Moon Beach or through a small hike from Half Moon Beach. It is the best place for camping amid serene nature.
  • Kudle Beach- Situated just about 30 minutes of a hike from Om Beach, it is one of the beautiful beaches in Gokarna, offering tranquil surroundings for practicing yoga and going on a refreshing hike. The pleasant weather and calm atmosphere offer the perfect spot for evening walks and sunset views.
  • Gokarna Beach- Located about a kilometer at the edge of Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna Beach is a famous beach among pilgrims and devotees of Lord Shiva. The white sand beach and boats are a major attraction here among visitors and are a go-to destination for a picnic and a day out among locals.
  • Yana Caves- Situated about 140 km from Hubli in the Yana village amid Sahyadri Hills of North Karnataka, it is a perfect adventure getaway in Gokarna, preserving one of the world’s richest biodiversity centers and two most religious peaks- Bhairaveshwara and Mohini Peak symbolizing Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
  • Mirjan Fort- Located about 13 km from Kumta town on the banks of the Aghanashini river in Karnataka, this is the top attraction of Gokarna among history buffs. The place depicts the glorious past battles from the 16th and 17th centuries. The place is believed to be housing historic antiques and warfare items belonging to the medieval period and Islamic inscriptions.
  • Koti Tirtha- Surrounded by many temples from all sides, this is one of the most spiritual places in Gokarna. This man-made tank is believed to be the sacred place for rituals bathing and deities’ idol immersion. A sacred temple graciously standing in the middle of the pond is truly a spectacular sight.
  • Small Hell Beach- This is the best-untouched beach in Gokarna famous for its peaceful environment, golden sand beach, and vast stretches of clear blue waters. It is a must-visit place if you love camping, swimming, sunbathing, spending quiet time surrounded by nature, and clicking breathtaking pictures for your Insta stories.
  • Belekan Beach- Another beach that is only accessible via boat from Gokarna Beach and is unspoiled by the flocks. Besides the spellbinding views of the sunset, the place offers several hiking spots, swimming places, dolphin spotting areas, and fun outdoor activities like beach volleyball.

Thrilling Activities to do in Gokarna

  • Beach Trekking & Camping- It is a go-to activity for an exciting trip in Gokarna. Capture the scenic landscapes, and enchanting sunset views, and camp under the4 stars lit sky on a trek to Gokarna Beach, Om Beach, Kudle Beach, Half Moon Beach, and more endless beaches.
  • Water Sports- Indulge in the most thrilling water sports in Gokarkna like the Banana Boat ride at Om Beach, swimming at Belekan Beach, parasailing at Paradise and Gokarna Beach, jet skiing, and speed boating at Kudle Beach, and much more.
  • Cave Exploration- Yana Caves are the perfect place to enjoy this exciting activity in Gokarna. The place houses two important pilgrimage peaks idolizing Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and offers steep trek trails with mesmerizing surroundings.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Gokarna Travel

Q.How much will it cost me for Gokarna Holiday Packages?
Our Gokarna Holiday Packages are customizable to meet your preferences and comfort. To get an estimated idea of a budget, contact our travel experts at Safar Mentor and get all the information and get your queries answered instantly.
Q.How many days are enough to explore Gokarna?
One can explore many famous places in Gokarna in a minimum of 3 days of tours to go on trekking, camping, centuries-old Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha temple, and unspoiled beaches. You can also indulge in several adventure activities such as beach trekking, and camping. Banana boat ride. Parasailing, scuba diving, and much more.
Q. Where can I eat in Gokarna?
Gokarna is popular for its beaches and hence authentic seafood. Also, the place is a religious pilgrimage site, there are many vegetarian restaurants and hotels across Gokarna. From international and Indian spicy cuisines to exotic ice creams, satiate your foodie at Chez Christophe, Sunset Point, Arya Ayurvedic Panchakarma Center, Prema, and several more cafes and restaurants.
Q. Is Gokarna safe for traveling with kids?
Yes, Gokarna is extremely safe either traveling with kids or solo as the place hosts hundreds of thousands of travelers every year from all around the world. To be on the safer side, don’t walk unknown lanes at night alone, and keep your belongings locked and in check.
Q. Which is the best way to reach Gokarna ?
To save time and make the most out of your trip, the convenient way to travel to Gokarna is by air. The closest airport is Dabolim Airport located about 150 km from Gokarna city center. Either hire a private taxi or catch a bus to reach your destination from the airport.