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  • Trip introduction

    Explore the incredible natural beauty of Karwar, often called the Kashmir of Karnataka, and go kayaking on the Kali River. On this 4-day trek to Karwar, you'll explore the lesser known beaches of this coastal town, from the Devbagh beach to the Tilmati beach. You'll go on a short and easy trek to admire the unexplored Karwar's mangrove forests, a collection of dense and clean greenery. Another highlight of this adventure, you'll hop into a kayaking and paddle in the Kali River for a blissful experience. This 4-day trek to Karwar is perfect for travellers looking for a leisurely and relaxing trip away from the crowded cities.

    Destination

    A coastal town in Karnataka, Karwar is flanked by an evergreen forest to the east and the Arabian Sea to the west. To the north of the town, the famous Kali River flows down from the forests to meet the ocean. One of the greenest cities of India, Karwar is particularly known for its clean beaches with clear, blue water and calm, crisp winds. On this 4-day Karwar trek, you'll get to explore these varied landscapes of Karwar, from the beaches and oceans to the rivers and mangrove forests.

    Destination highlights

    Camp next to the Kali River in tents with scenic views. | Spend your day swimming and kayaking in the Kali River. | Trek through the plush mangrove forest of Karwar. | Explore a lesser known destination called the Kashmir of Karnataka.

    Activity Details

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    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Karwar trek: Depart from Bengaluru

    Today, you'll be picked up from your desired pick-up point at 19:00 hrs, and then you'll leave for Karwar. It will be an overnight journey, so settle in for a long drive. Overnight in transit.

    Overnight in transit.

    You will be picked up from your desired pick-up located at 19:00 hrs. Since it is a full night's drive to the Karwar campsite, be sure to have a light dinner before boarding the transport vehicle.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bengaluru

    Bengaluru

    19:00 PM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Karwar trek: Kayaking at Karwar
    Day 3 of the Karwar trek: Forest trek at Karwar
    Day 4 of the Karwar trek: Return to Bengaluru
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 7 days before departure of the Karwar trek: 95% refund.

    For cancellations made 3-7 days before departure of the Karwar trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days before departure of the Karwar 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 adhere to instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Karwar.

    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, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Karwar.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers can choose from 3 pick-up and drop-off points: KTM Mekhri Circle in Armane Nagar, New Shanti Sagar Hotel in Domlur, and Swad E Punjab in HSR Layout. Tardiness in arriving at the pick-up point will lead to missing the trek, without any refund.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the Karwar trek to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

    The tour operators shall not be responsible for the loss of any valuables and belongings of the travellers.
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    • Karwar Karnataka Kali River Beaches Kayaking Trekking Mangroves The Great Next
    • Karwar Karnataka Kali River Beaches Kayaking Trekking Mangroves The Great Next
    • Karwar Karnataka Kali River Beaches Kayaking Trekking Mangroves The Great Next
    • Karwar Karnataka Kali River Beaches Kayaking Trekking Mangroves The Great Next
    • Karwar Karnataka Kali River Beaches Kayaking Trekking Mangroves The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements between Bengaluru and Karwar in an AC Tempo Traveller, mini-bus or similar vehicle

    • Accommodation in tents for 1 night on a twin/triple-sharing basis
    • All veg meals from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 3
    • Kayaking on the Kali River (2-3 hr session)
    • All equipment required for kayaking: kayaks, paddles etc.
    • Services of experienced trek leader and support staff
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Bengaluru

    • Any meals not mentioned in inclusions (lunch on day 3)
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick dry apparel
    • Shirts/t-shirts and track pants/shorts
    • Sports shoes
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage like suitcase, trolley bags etc.
    • Restrictive or uncomfortable clothing

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • AC Tempo Traveller or similar for transport between Bengaluru and Karwar
    • All equipment required for kayaking: kayaks, paddles etc.

    You need to get

    • Small backpack
    • 2 water bottles (1 ltrs+ each)
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Torch/headlamp
    • Portable charger
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Personal toiletries
    • Insect repellent
    • Deodorant
    • Dry snacks (chocolates, cookies etc.)
    • Light-weight towel or napkins

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.