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  • Trip introduction

    Spend the last few days of the year exploring the hippie town of Gokarna and celebrate New Year 2019 on a private campsite along the beach. On the night of 31st, you'll enjoy live performances by local artists, shake a leg at the DJ night and engage in fun beach camping games. At the stroke of midnight, you'll have a stunning fireworks show and mark the new year 2019 by flying away the traditional sky lantern.

    Apart from celebrating the new year 2019 on a beach campsite, you'll also hike to visit the Belekan beach, Paradise beach, Half Moon beach, Om beach and Kudle beach. At the end of the night, you'll have merry fun with karaoke around the campfire before retiring into alpine tents pitched at the beach.

    Destination

    Gokarna Beach, located on coastal Karnataka, is a popular destination for travellers from all around the world. The hippie culture of the town, combined with a sprawl of beautiful beaches and historic landmarks, makes for a charming destination for a trek. The beaches of Gokarna, arguably the mainstay of the town, are marked by panoramic views of the Arabian Sea, clean white sand all over the shore, mysterious flea market shops selling all kinds of accessories as well as giant boulders and rocks. Perfect for a memorable New Year 2019 celebration!

    Destination highlights

    Visit the several different beaches in Gokarna. | Catch stunning views of the Arabian Sea from your beach campsite. | Stay in alpine tents pitched at a private, beach campsite. | Celebrate New Year 2019 with a live performances by local artists. | Fly away the traditional sky lantern and enjoy a fireworks show.

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    Trip details
  • Day 1 of New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek: Bangalore to Gokarna Beach

    You'll be picked-up from various locations all around Bangalore in a private, AC Tempo Traveller or mini bus. In the vehicle, you'll meet your trek leader and your fellow travellers. Settle in for an overnight 9-hr journey towards coastal Karnataka. Overnight in transit.

    Overnight in transit.

    Arrive at one of the multiple pick-up points located all around Bangalore at the scheduled time. Since no meals are included in today's meal package, you will want to have dinner before reporting to the pick-up point. Make sure to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes for the overnight ride to Gokarna Beach and carry some dry snacks for the road.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bangalore

    Gokarna Beach

    05:30 AM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

    Veg
    Day 2 of New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek: Explore Gokarna Beach
    Day 3 of New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek: Celebrate New Year 2019
    Day 4 of New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek: Gokarna Beach to Bangalore
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 10 days or more before departure of the New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek: 95% refund.

    For cancellations made 3-9 days before departure of the New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days before departure of the New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to follow the instructions of the trek leader during this New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during this New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers can select from three pick-up/drop-off points - Swad-E-Punjab in HSR Layout, New Shanti Sagar Hotel in Domlur and KTM Mekhri Circle in Armane Nagar. The exact time of the pick-up will be communicated to the traveller after confirmation of the booking. Tardiness in arriving at the pick-up point will lead to missing the trek, without any refund.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during this New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the New Year 2019 Gokarna Beach trek to ensure the safety of travellers and staff. Any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary will be borne by the traveller.
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Camping New Year 2019 Gokarna Karnataka Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements between Bangalore-Gokarna in private, AC Tempo Traveller or mini-bus

    • Accommodation for 2 nights at Gokarna in tents on triple/quad-sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, mattress
    • All vegetarian meals including breakfast on day 2, 3, 4 and dinner on day 2, 3
    • Campfire and karaoke session on 30th night
    • DJ music, beach games, live performance by local artists, fireworks show, sky lantern ceremony on 31st night
    • Services of an experienced trek leader and campsite staff
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city-Bangalore

    • Any meals not mentioned in inclusions (lunch, throughout the trip)
    • Personal expenses such as additional meals or beverages, apparel and gear etc.
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Trekking shoes
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Shirt/t-shirt and track pants/shorts
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Denim jeans
    • Flip-flops/slippers

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private, AC Tempo Traveller or mini-bus for travel between Bangalore-Gokarna
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, mattress
    • All equipment and set-up for campfire, DJ night, fireworks show, karaoke session

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Blanket
    • Lunch box and spoon
    • Power bank
    • Plastic bags
    • Water bottle
    • Torch
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Insect repellent
    • Personal toiletries
    • Towel and napkins

    Medical Kit

    • Specific or prescribed medicines and medical kit.