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  • Trip introduction

    The Kumta-Gokarna beach trek is a beautiful journey that takes you to the coastal regions of Karnataka as you trek across a plethora of beautiful beaches, tiny hillocks and small fishing villages.

    Stretching over 2 days (4 days with transport) this journey takes you through 10 spectacular beaches that come in different shapes and sizes with varied landscapes. Some beaches such as the Half-Moon and Om beaches are actually named so after their shape!

    Besides trekking you’ll spend your days sinking your feet into the soft beach sand, catching waves, witnessing golden sunsets and imbibing breathtaking views of surrounding mountains and cliffs. On the night of Day 2, you’ll even enjoy the fun of camping on the Belekan beach, combined with the thrill of embarking on a late night walk!

    Full of fun and gorgeous sceneries coupled with a non strenuous trail – this trek is ideal for adventure lovers, nature lovers or anyone who is looking to explore the coastal side of Karnataka.

    Destination

    Located on the coastline of the Arabian Sea, Kumta is a beautiful town that is known for its beaches that are mainly characterized by black rocks, sprawling greenery and surrounding cliffs. During this trip you’ll start off with your trek from the Kumta Beach and hike through the Vannalli, Kadle, Guddeangadi and Nirvana Beach. You’ll end your day at the peaceful Belekan Beach for a night of camping.

    The next trekking day of your journey encompasses trekking through Paradise, Small Hell, Half-Moon, Om and Kadle Beach before reaching the much awaiting Gokarna Beach.

    The Gokarna region is known or its Shiva Temple which is also known as the Mahabhaleshwara. From the Gokarna Beach you’ll be transferred to the Gokarna Station to catch your train back home.

    Although both the Kumta and Gokarna beaches lie in different towns, they both lie within the serene Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka.

    Destination highlights

    Trek across over 10 beaches through the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek. | Witness the varied landscapes and vegetations of each of these beaches. | Enjoy the soothing feeling of walking on soft sand. | Catch beautiful beachside sunsets.

    Activity Details

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    72

    22

    20 kms

    10 hrs

    5 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek: Departure from Mumbai

    Arrive at CST Railway Station in Mumbai by 21:30 hrs today and board the 12133/Mangalore Superfast Express overnight train. Relax in your seat and spend the night in this ac train.

    Overnight in train.

    The meeting point for the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek is at CST in Mumbai at 09:30 hrs. From here you'll board the 12133/Mangalore Superfast Express overnight train. No meals are provided today, so do eat a filling dinner before you leave. You'll spend the night in the train. Carry a shawl to keep yourself comfortable.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Mumbai

    Mumbai

    21:30 PM

    Food

    No meals are provided today.

    Veg|Non veg|||
    Day 2 of the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek: Arrival in Kumta and 5 beach trek
    Day 3 of the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek: Trek from Kumta to the Gokarna Beach and departure
    Day 4 of the Kumta Gokarna beach trek: Arrival in Mumbai
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellation made 20 days before the departure of the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek: 70% refund.

    For cancellation made 10 days before the departure of the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 7 days before the departure of the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek: 30% refund.

    For cancellations made beyong 7 days before the departure of the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All cancellations/refunds on this trip will be processed after a deduction of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next and is applicable for all cancellations.

    Rules on trip

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times during this Kumta-Gokarna beach trek.

    Consumption of alcoholic beverages/drugs/smoking is not permitted during the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek.

    Littering or any damage to natural habitats is strictly forbidden during the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek.

    Participants must be on their best behavior during the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek.

    Travellers are requested not to carry or apply any deos/perfumes during the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The pick-up time for the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek is 21:30 hrs from CST in Mumbai and the drop-off times are at 05:54 hrs at the Thane Station and 06:35 hrs at the LTT Station.

    Any additional expenses that occur due to unforseen circumstances during this Kumta-Gokarna beach trek have to be borne by the participant.

    In case of any loss, damage, accident or death that occurs during the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek, the operator cannot be held responsible.

    The operator reserves the right to change/deviate/cancel the itinerary of the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek without any prior notice incase of accidents or natural calamities.

    During the Kumta-Gokarna beach trek all members are responsible for their own belongings.
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    • Kumta-Gokarna Beach trek Karnataka Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destinations
    • Kumta-Gokarna Beach trek Karnataka Trekking Camping Adventure Travel Destinations
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Non ac sleeper train travel from Mumbai to Mumbai

    • Local transport by bus and ferry
    • Breakfast on Day 2, 3
    • Veg and non veg lunch on Day 2, 3
    • Veg and non veg dinner on Day 2
    • Tents
    • Services of an experienced trek guide
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Any meals during train travel

    • Mineral water and soft drinks
    • Personal expenses
    • Insurance
    • Bedding inside the tents
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Warm jacket
    • Wind cheater
    • Comfortable trekking clothes
    • Full sleeved t shirt
    • Full neck tshirt for girls
    • Track pants
    • Good gripped shoes
    • Socks
    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Scarf
    • Gloves
    • Night clothes
    • Quick dry clothes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Sling bags or jholas
    • Hard luggage
    • Tight clothes such as shorts, skirts, dresses or jeans

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Tents
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • Backpack
    • 3 litre waterbottle
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Dry Snacks
    • Sunblock
    • Toiletries
    • Light towel
    • Camera
    • Torch with batteries
    • Extra money
    • ID proof
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat/cap
    • Napkin
    • 3 to 4 extra carry bags
    • 2 shawls
    • 2 bedsheets
    • Sleeping bag
    • Mat
    • Electrolyre packets
    • Trekking pole/stick for support

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.