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Best Places To Stay in Gokarna

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Night Stay at Om Beach Resort in Gokarna 2D 1N ₹ 2345 5.0 star View Details
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Homestay on Beach in Gokarna 2D 1N ₹ 1250 4.0 star View Details
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Attractions

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Om Beach

Brace yourself for a scenic getaway with a trip to Om Beach when you are in Gokarna. One of the most picturesque attractions in Gokarna, Om Beach is known for its serene landscape. Om Beach is a wonderful respite for adventure junkies who love to exult in the thrill of various water activities.

One of the most splendid features of this beach is that it is shaped like the symbol ‘Om’ and attracts scores of crowds who wish to relax and unwind. Although the beach is unparalleled in natural ch beauty among sightseeing places in Gokarna, it is relatively less crowded and charms the visitors with its rejuvenating ambience. It is also the starting point of the Gokarna Beach trek.

For those who are fond of photography and loves to indulge in laid-back strolls, Om Beach is one place that will go down the memory lanes forever.

Location: Om Beach, Gokarna, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: October to March is the most preferred time to visit Om Beach.

Activities: The most popular activities at Om Beach are banana boat rides, dolphin spotting, fishing, bumper boat ride, jet skiing and beachside trekking.

Distance from Bus Station (Gokarna Bus Main Stand, Banglegudda, Gokarna): It is approximately 6 kilometres from the bus station.

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Mahabaleshwara Temple

Showcasing the brilliance of the classic Dravidian architecture, Mahabaleshwara Temple is one of the must visit Gokarna tourist places. The 4th century temple in Gokarna is most famous for its Shiva Linga known as Atma Linga that is worshipped here and also known as Dakshin Kashi, often being paralleled to the Shiva Temple at Varanasi. 

This major temple in Gokarna has a 1500-year-old deity that is carved stone of Lord Shiva. If you’re seeking a spiritual retreat, Mahabaleshwara Temple in Gokarna will refresh your soul and offer a peaceful retreat with the Almighty. 

According to one popular legend, it is believed that the deity of the temple will bestow immense blessings to devotees to those who just get a glimpse of it. For fans of art and culture too, Mahabaleshwara Temple is a beautiful masterpiece for the tourists to appreciate.

Location: Koti Teertha Road, Kotiteertha, Gokarna, Karnataka 

Best Time to visit: The temple can be visited anytime throughout the year.

Timings: It is open from 6:00 am to 12:30 pm and then from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Distance from Bus Station (Gokarna Bus Main Stand, Banglegudda, Gokarna): It is just 600 metres away from the bus station in Gokarna.

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Kudle Beach

Shaped like a perfect ‘C’, Kudle Beach is one of the most beautiful Gokarna tourist places that you’l ever come across. Flanked by coconut trees, Kudle Beach is a wonderful retreat for the lovers of peace and quiet. 

The sheer beauty and simplicity of the beach is a breathtaking surprise and people visit this beach to enjoy the serene surroundings. Kudle Beach is most famous for offering a spectacular sunset and sunrise in Gokarna.

Attracting scores of tourists, mostly foreigners and backpackers, Kudle Beach is a beach haven to enjoy a leisurely stroll or indulge in some enterprising ventures like swimming, surfing and beach trekking in Gokarna. 

There are also many beach shacks and makeshift bamboo huts where people can spend the night on the beach and appreciate the wonder of glistening waters in the light of the moon.

Location: Kudle Beach, Gokarna

Best Time to visit: November to February is the best time to visit Kudle Beach.

Timings: It is advisable to visit the beach from 4 am to 6:30 pm.

Activities: Trekking, yoga, surfing etc.

Distance from Bus Station (Gokarna Bus Main Stand, Banglegudda, Gokarna): It is about 6 kilometres away from the bus station.


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Half Moon Beach

Listed as one of the most attractive sightseeing places in Gokarna, Half Moon Beach boasts of beautiful surroundings. The beach derives its name based on its shape like a half moon. 

Half Moon Beach is known for its clean sparkling sands against the transparent blue waters. Mostly famous for foreign travellers and backpackers, Half Moon Beach is a great place to relax and unwind.

Half Moon Beach can be visited by a hike from Om Beach which is a thrilling enterprise. Away from all the crowds, this beach is a wonderful destination to indulge in some fun activities as well as indulge in enjoying some mouth-watering food available at the beach shacks nearby. 

This beach is an idyllic escape from the noise of the city or enjoys some classic beach activities like sunbathing or swimming.

Location: Half Moon Beach, Gokarna

Best Time to visit: The ideal time to pay a visit to the Half Moon Beach is between October and March

Timings: Tourists can visit here any time from 6 am to 6 pm.

Activities: Swimming, canoeing, paddle boats, paintball, camping, and cabins

Distance from Bus Station (Gokarna Bus Main Stand, Banglegudda, Gokarna): Half Moon Beach is located approximately 5 kilometres away from the bus station in Gokarna.

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Paradise Beach

Also renowned as the Full Moon Beach, Paradise Beach is a great spot to relax away from all the civilization in the realm of nature. It a splendid place for those interested in camping and relaxing seeing the blue waves of the ocean crash against the rocks on the white sands. Swimming is one of the most surreal activities which you can indulge in after taking due precautions of safety from the strong currents of the ocean.

One can reach this beach after a small hiking adventure from the Half Moon Beach in Gokarna. It can also be reached via a motor boat. This beach was once a popular hotspot for trading weed and many foreigners flocked here. However, now all the commercial activities are prohibited here. There are also not much of water sports, but tourists can bask in the serene surroundings and relax and unwind at Paradise Beach.

Location: Paradise Beach, Gokarna, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Paradise Beach is best to visit from the month of October to March for tourists.

Timings:  The beach can be visited from the time of sunrise to sunset every day.

Activities: Camping, swimming,

Distance from Bus Station (Gokarna Bus Main Stand, Banglegudda, Gokarna): It is around 8 kilometres away from the bus station.

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Gokarna Beach

Gokarna beach is amongst the popular places to visit in Gokarna for many reasons. It is the main beach that is located close to Mahabaleshwar Temple and frequented by the tourists who visit here. 

It is considered holy to take a dip in the waters by the Gokarna Beach before visiting the temple complex and worship Lord Shiva. This beautiful beach is a must visit for nature lovers and offers a scenic retreat for all the tourists in Gokarna. It also boasts of stunning beach stays where people can spend some quality time with nature in Gokarna.

The most amazing time to visit the beach is during the festival of Shivratri when it is the most resplendent. Though there aren’t many shacks or cafes here but this beach is one of the most crowded places in Gokarna at times. 

However, tourists can always visit Gokarna Beach during the time of sunrise to enjoy a laid-back stroll with a beautiful scenery in front of the eyes.

Location: Gokarna Beach Road, Dandebagh, Gokarna, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: October to March is the best time to visit Gokarna Beach.

Distance from Bus Station (Gokarna Bus Main Stand, Banglegudda, Gokarna): It is approximately one kilometre away from the bus station in Gokarna.

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Mirjan Fort

Mirjan Fort is a majestic masterpiece of architecture that one can find standing gloriously on the banks of Aghanashini river. The fort has many historical events associated with it which makes it a delight for history buffs in Gokarna. 

It is believed to be built under the patronage of Queen Chennabharadevi, famously known as pepper queen of India in the 16th century. This fort which was once an important centre the spice trade was later captured by the British who used it for their armoury.

It is encompassed by a mesmerising landscape and maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. This magnificent fort in Mirjan speaks of the great history of the region and housed some intriguing artefacts like Chinese Porcelain, clay tablets with Islamic inscriptions and gold coins attributed to Portuguese Viceroy Conde De Sarzedas that were excavated by ASI in 2001.

Location: Mirjan Fort, talluk, Mirjan Fort Road, Mirjan, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The fort can be visited throughout the year by tourists. However, the monsoon months are preferred to witness the breathtaking greenery around the fort.

Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm are the visiting hours at Mirjan Fort

Distance from Bus Station (Gokarna Bus Main Stand, Banglegudda, Gokarna): It is 22 kilometres away from Gokarna bus station.

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Maha Ganpati Temple

One of the most popular places to visit in Gokarna, Maha Ganpati Temple draws in a number of pilgrims every day. It is located near the famous Mahabaleshwar Temple and dedicated to Lord Ganesha. 

This temple boasts of a picturesque setting and the spiritual ambience accentuates the beauty of this temple. According to a popular legend, it is said that Ganesha tricked Ravana who was carrying a Shiva Lingam to drop it here and thus the temple was built on this place.

This serene place is visited by people to seek the blessings of Lord Ganesha and wonder at the wonderful architecture of this place. For the history buffs, this temple is a great visit to appreciate the beauty of Dravidian architecture. 

If you are seeking some refreshing time in the company of religion, then Maha Ganpati Temple is one of the must-visits in Gokarna.

Location: Ganapati Temple, Gangavali Road, Nadumaskeri, Gokarna, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: The most ideal time to visit the temple is from the month of August to December.

Timings: The temple can be visited any day of the week. The timings are 5:00 am to 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Distance from Bus Station (Gokarna Bus Main Stand, Banglegudda, Gokarna): It is approximately 5 kilometres away from the bus station in Gokarna.

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Traveller Tales From Gokarna

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Deepali Desai

31 December 2015

Our stay was so beautiful just in front of the sea. We stayed at Kudle beach which is very near to Gokarna and very peaceful. We also went for the the dolphin spotting and it was an amazing experience ...

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Shubha Bharadwaj

16 May 2015

Gokarna is simply lovely and we really enjoyed the time we had here with our friends from college! It was more like a college reunion trip and we had lot of fun. We also went for the trekking and boati...

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Geetanjali Kocchar

25 December 2018

Wanted to escape the usual clubbing scene in Bangalore last new year, so we booked this Thrillophilia trip very spontaneously, and it was one of our best decisions! Awesome NYE party, and the stay and

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Suma Agarwal

25 December 2018

Never been to Gokarna before, but it turns out, it's an even better place than Goa to celebrate the new year. Less crowded and the beaches are better!

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Tejas Adiga

25 December 2018

We had a couple of days off from college and wanted to try out something new for the 2018 new years so we booked this holiday with Thrillophilia. The price was very affordable, the accommodation was gr

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Kali Ahluwalia

24 December 2018

If you ask me where i am going this year for 2019, it would be again to Gokarna. This trip last year my made new year very very special and me and my spouse were the happiest couple ever then. Love you

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Anjali Prajapat

24 December 2018

I was struck with the performance of Gokarna locals. Such a performance it was. And beachside party rocked my life. I was like in another world. This place is perfect for NY celebrations and Thrillophi...

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Ajit Jain

24 December 2018

I reached Gokarna with my office colleagues, trekked the hills, visited Shiva temple and enjoyed DJ party last year just like that. And this year too, I am up for it! 2019 and thrillophilia, here i com

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Amritambu Nambeesan

24 December 2018

The beach party and bonfire with music were the most amazing thing i experienced here. It was actually refreshing to be here after so long and Thrillophilia made my new year most special with their ser