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Best Things To Do in Murudeshwara

Best things to do in Murudeshwara are to seek special blessings at the temple of Murudeshwar, explore the Statue Park, trek and hike through Yana, relish your day and night on the Beach of Murudeshwar, spend quality and free time on the Eco Beach, visit the heart structured Netrani Island, worship at the Temple of Idagunji, rally through the temple tour which is en route to Gokarna, enjoy the bird’s eye overview from the Rajagopuram and admire the Fort of Mirjan to the fullest.

With some of the major attractions like the Shiv Temple, Murudeshwar delineates to be a religious destination, also serving as the major connect for famous and enjoyable sports like scuba diving.  Abode to the second tallest effigy of Shiva in the globe, Murudeshwar with its blazing and glittering the Arabian Sea on all three sides and the splendid Western Ghats awe-inspiring its presence in this beautiful town, strays out to be one of the best picnic destinations among the people of Kerala and Karnataka. The splendid beaches and enjoyable adventure activities around the island of Netrani calls to be a major reason to bring tourist to this place from afar. The fort and temple also act as the captivating spots most visited by the tourist to relish their beauty, rustic touch and charm.

The tourist spots near Netrani Island in Murudeshwar also is stated to be a popular spot for the travelers as it offers them with excellent and splendid scuba diving and snorkeling opportunities. Murudeshwar endows a justifiable budget based hotels to the travelers. Hotels at cheap rates for the travelers are available near the railway station. The middle ranged hotels are available near the bus stand. However, the best-ranked hotels with classy accommodation is available near most of the temples which are close to the beach. So, come and explore the best things to do in Murudeshwara.

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    About the Activity:Gliding through the waves and manoeuvring the wind has its own charm and makes for an unforgettable memory. This surf camp of three days is especially crafted to offer you the best experience of surfing over the quaint waters in Udupi. Located in a sma...

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    About the Destination: Located along the groovy coastlines of the Arabian Sea, Murudeshwar in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, is known for several reasons. Home to the second tallest statue of Lord Shiva, it is a befitting holiday destinations for those who ...

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    The Aligadda beach is situated along the Uttar Kannada coastline in Karnataka. Aligadda is one of the few beaches which hasn’t been taken over by the Indian Navy along the Uttar Kannada coastline and is still accessible to the public....

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    A trek around the Baralgundi Maralagundi Waterfalls is an amazing way to fulfil your yearnings for an adventurous trip. Laced perfectly with the beauty of nature, this 2D/1N trek takes you through dense forests, rugged terrains and finally to a picturesque cascade. St...

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    Revel in rip roaring watersports on the pristine Aligadda Beach. Also, behold the stunning sight of the sandy delight. Your date with Aligadda Beach begins around 10am. Comparatively less crowded, the beach provides a different level of enjoyment and indulgence. Choos...

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    Enjoy a gleeful round of water jet in the pristine and beautiful Murdeshwar Beach that is situated in the Uttar Kannada coastline in Karnataka. The town of Murdeshwar is flocked by tourists and devotees due to its scenic splendour and spiritual importance. The Murdeshwar...

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    Also known as the ‘Mackerel Coast’, the Aligadda Beach is amongst the many scenic beaches in Karwar. Located alongside the Uttar Kannada coastline, this sandy retreat is a paradise for those pining for a peaceful and serene vacation. Amongst all the activities, kayaking ...

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    Celebrate a trip to Murdeshwar Beach. Situated in the Uttar Kannada region, it is known for its gigantic statue of Lord Shiva. Along the coast of the Arabian Sea, this place is blessed with natural beauty and scenic splendour.  The experience of 4 hours can be availed...

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Murudeshwara

  • Which are the different and interesting things to do in Murudeshwara?

    Murudeshwara allows the visitors to do a great number of splendid activities. From visiting the historical spots to an exploration of the cultural attractions, Murudheshwara allows the tourist to traverse other local and beautiful attractions. Moreover, in Murudeshwara, you can discover new and unique things that the tourist can participate in.

    Following are the interesting things which the tourist can do in Murudeshwara:

    • Snorkeling
    • Trekking
    • Boating
    • Kayaking
    • Nature and Wildlife
    • Surfing
    • Water Rides
    • Adventure
    • Water Sports

    Other interesting things that the tourist can do in Murudeshwara are as follows:

    • Trek at Yana
    • Enjoy on Murudeshwar Beach
    • Spend leisure time on Eco Beach
    • Explore the heart-shaped Netrani Island
    • Pray at Idagunji Temple
    • Do not miss the temple tour en route to Gokarna
    • Relish a bird’s-eye view from Rajagopuram
    • Admire the Mirjan Fort
    • Visit the Statue Park
    • Seek blessings at the Murudeshwar Temple

  • Which are the best waterfalls to visit in Murudeshwara?

    The best waterfalls to visit in Murudeshwara are as follows:

    • Jog Falls – Jog Falls is the second highest waterfall in India. Called to be a magnificently splendid, the Jog fall attracts the travelers to Murudeshwara. The spellbinding and alluring view of the Jog Fall truly brings mesmerizing and memorable experience to the life of the travelers. Situated on the border of Uttara Kannada and Shimoga districts, Jog waterfalls is considered to be the highest waterfall in the state.
    • Apsara Kunda Falls - The Apsara Kunda Falls is about five kilometers away from the place Honnavar, which the travelers generally encounter on taking a detour from the highway on crossing through Murudeshwara. Apsara Kunda Falls is a petite and tiny little waterfall that is stapled away in the midst of dales and hills. Formed by the fall of water at a height of ten meters, Apsara Kunda Falls endows a splendid stretch of beaches from where the view of the sunset is considered to be a visual treat to the eyes of the travelers.

  • Which are the best water sports activities to enjoy in Murudeshwara?

    The best water sports activities to enjoy in Murudeshwara are as follows:

    • Kayaking at Aligadda Beach in Karwar
    • Water Jet at Murdeshwar Beach
    • Water Sports at Aligadda Beach
    • Surfing at Aligadda beach
    • Snorkelling in Pigeon Island in Murdeshwar
    • Exploration of three days Surf Camp at Udupi

  • Where can I enjoy surfing in Murudeshwara?

    The places where you can enjoy surfing in Murudeshwara are as follows:

    • Surfing can be enjoyed in the Western Ghats of Karnataka
    • Surfing can be enjoyed in Gokarna, Palolem Beach
    • Surfing in Shiva

  • Which are the best beaches to visit in Murudeshwara?

    The best beaches to visit in Murudeshwara are as follows:

    • Netrani Island.
    • Murudeshwar Beach
    • Bhatkal Beach

  • Which are the adventurous trekking routes near Murudeshwara?

    The adventurous trekking routes near Murudeshwara are as follows:

    • Dandeli
    • Skandagiri and Kalavara Durga Near Bangalore
    • Makalidurga Near Bangalore
    • Savandurga Hills Near Bangalore
    • Bheemeshwari Near Bangalore
    • Ramanagara Near Bangalore
    • Kavala Caves Near Dandeli
    • Narasimha Parvatha Trek Near Sringeri
    • Anthargange Near Bangalore
    • Kudremukh - Trekking Near Sringeri
    • Kodachadri Near Murudeshwar
    • Hidlumane Falls Near Murudeshwar
    • Onake Abbi Falls Near Udupi
    • Barkana Falls Near Udupi
    • Kudlu Theertha Falls (Near Udupi)
    • Pushpagiri Hills / Sanctuary - Trek (Near Coorg)
    • Brahmagiri Hills / Sanctuary - Trek (Near Coorg)
    • Tadiyandamol Peak (Near Coorg)
    • Yedakumeri / Green Route Trek (Near Mangalore)
    • Kumara Parvatha Trekking (Near Mangalore)
    • Jamalabad Fort (Near Mangalore)
    • Kunti Betta (Near Srirangapatna)
    • Male Mahadeshwara Betta / MM Hills (Near Mysore)
    • Z Point (Near Kemmanagundi)
    • Mullayanagiri (Near Chikmagalur)
    • Madhugiri Near Bangalore
    • Channarayana Durga Near Bangalore
    • Yana (Near Jog Falls)
    • Devarayanadurga (Near Bangalore)
    • Shivaganga Hill (Near Bangalore)
    • Baba Budangiri (Near Chikmagalur)
    • Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta (Near Bangalore)
    • Koosalli Waterfalls (Near Murudeshwar)
    • Kudumari / Chaktikal Waterfalls (Near Murudeshwar)
    • Nandi Hills (Near Bangalore)
    • Skandagiri / Kalavara Durga (Near Bangalore)
    • Dandeli

  • Should I visit Netrani Island in Murudeshwara? What are the different activities to do there?

    Yes, you can, of course, visit the Netrani Island located in Murudeshwara. Netrani Island also known as the Pigeon Island is Minuscule Island situated in the midst of Arabian Sea. Located off the coast of the state Karnataka approximately ten nautical miles or nineteen kilometers from the temple town named Murudeshwar Bhatkal Taluk.

    The different activities that the tourist can perform in Netrani Island are as follows:

    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Scuba Diving
    • Hiking

  • Which are the best heritage visits in Murudeshwara?

    The best heritage places to visit in Murudeshwara are as follows:

    • Udupi
    • Kodachadri
    • Hidlumane Falls
    • Arisina Gundi Falls
    • Koosalli Waterfalls
    • Kudumari / Chaktikal Waterfalls
    • Baindur / Byndoor
    • Maravanthe Beach
    • Netrani Island
    • Bhatkal
    • Basavaraja Durga Fort
    • Gokarna
    • Mirjan Fort, Near Gokarna
    • Apsara Konda Falls
    • Idagunji Ganapati Temple
    • Kollur Mookambika Temple
    • Murudeshwar Beach
    • Lord Shiva Statue
    • Murudeshwar Temple

Traveller Tales From Murudeshwara


Samir Varman

29 December 2015

I always wanted to scuba dive and this place is perfect for a weekend trip from Bangalore. I went on this trip during a long weekend with 2 other friends. The whole journey was memorable and when we re...


Suman Ganaka

29 December 2015

This was my first scuba diving experience and instructors gave us proper training. First they us pool diving sessions to understand the do's and don't of diving. Diving spot was very beautiful with cry...


Lakshminath Iyer

10 October 2015

I can describe my entire scuba diving experience in just one word - Amazing. The aquatic life is so beautiful, for once I was taken on the sets of the Finding Nemo, it is that colorful and that beautif


Divjot Johar

29 December 2015

This was my first scuba diving experience and whatever fear I had about the unknown deep blue was immediately shaken off. The guides and teachers prepare you the the fullest and it is just an amazing e


Gauranga Abbott

18 March 2015

It is rare to see international quality in India, but i saw it and experienced it while we went for the scuba diving classes in Murudeswar. God people and lovely islands.


Draupadi Khanna

17 March 2015

Impulsive plans work the best. One fine night we 4 friends planned to go for scuba dive and searched for a place which is near to Bangalore. We had seen lot of images of the Netrani Island and finally ...


Dhanesh Achari

15 December 2015

One of the best experience of my life. Scuba diving was on my wishlist and finally did it. I am a non-swimmer so I was bid concern about the safety but instructors were always with me during the dive. ...


Tanushri Bhattathiri

08 June 2015

Netrani or pigeon island as it is called, is one of the most amazing places to scuba dive as it has the greatest and highest visibility. Boat ride to island was amazing as water was splashing at our fa...


Girik Sinha

15 December 2015

I went to Netrani Island for my first Scuba Dive. Its at about one hour inside ocean from Murudeshwara. The aquatic life is very serene and untouched. Was lucky to see varying creatures down there. Net...

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