About Gokarna Beach Trek
Gokarna is a gorgeous beach town located in Karnataka, nestled on the coasts of the Arabian Sea. It is where the Mahabaleshwar temple, a must-see Hindu pilgrimage site, is located. Alternating between beaches and hilly terrain, the trek consists of some of the most scenic beaches here in India. Having 5 major beaches, Om beach and Kudle Beach are the most ideal when it comes to trekking stretches of beaches with golden sand, rugged terrains, an amazing panoramic sunset, unexplored coves, and charming temples.The dream destination for travel lovers, foodies or photographers this trek is the perfect opportunity to experience the tranquility of nature and soak in its beauty.
🧭 Trek difficulty: Easy to Moderate
🧭 Trek distance: 10-12 km approximately
🧭 The trek consists mainly of beaches, rocky and forest trails so dress and pack accordingly.
🧭Group size: Maximum 30 people, minimum 8 people.
🧭 An equal ratio of males and females.
🧭 Nearest ATM: Available at both Kumta and Gokarna
🧭Distance from Bangalore: 480 kms (one way)
🧭Approximate temperature: 28-32 degrees .
Gokaran Beach Trek Itineary
Leave from Bangalore at 6:00 PM
Reach the Campsite at around 9:00 AM approx [ Gokarna Main Beach ]
Freshen up and have breakfast. The rest of the luggage can be dropped off at the campsite.
Leave for Belekan Beach
Half Moon Beach
Bonfire ( depends on permissions ) and Sleep for the Night
* You could either take a night walk via the Gokarna Town to reach back to the campsite or take an auto (self-sponsored) to reach back to the campsite
Wake Up Early, Freshen Up, Breakfast
Pack your bags, as you won’t be returning to the campsite
Visit Honnavar Hanging Bridge
Visit Honnavar Mangroves
En-route stop for dinner (self-sponsored)
Return to Bangalore on Monday by 6:00 AM ( tentative )
Why Escape Limits?
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Pick up points
Note:- We are open to customized pickup locations, but they should be on the nearest main road or a bus stop. Any change in pickup point should be updated via email or WhatsApp 24h before the trek.
📍 RR Nagar - Gopalan Arcade, Mysore road
📍 Banashankari- Bus Stop
📍 BTM - Udupi Garden Bus Stop, Near A2B
📍 Silk Board - Silicon Valley Hotel (toward Marathalli road)
📍 Marathahalli - Opposite Kalamandir
📍 Tin Factory- Bus Stop
📍 Hebbal-Opposite to Esteem Mall
Things To Carry
To carry your essentials on the hike.
🛍️use a small but sturdy backpack.
😷Masks and hand sanitizer.
📝Identification (soft copy of Aadhar ID card, ID cards, etc)
🪲Insect repellent (mosquito repellent cream)
☔Raincoat (monsoon season)
🍼Water bottles (1 liter)
🍌Energy snacks and drinks
🩹First aid box (make sure to include allergy medications)
🧥A warm layer of clothing (jacket)
💵Cash (always handy to keep as there are no nearby ATMs)
Important Things To Keep In Mind
It is ideal if you have a strategy for your journey to Skandagiri, so don't forget to keep the following points in mind:
💠Avoid wearing clothing not meant for trekking such as saris and carrying jewelry or other valuables.
💠Consumption of alcohol or smoking is not allowed.
💠Do not litter and ruin the beauty of nature.
💠Keep your waste in your backpacks and dispose of it after the trek is complete.
💠It is suggested against participating in this trip if you have any health issues like asthma, etc.
💠Please speak with your doctor before doing this hike as well.
💠For this specific expedition, wear full sleeves and pants because the insects and woodland leeches might become very active.
💠Do not skip meals, eat well and stay hydrated as this is quite a physically straining activity.
💠Finally, remember to have fun and enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience!
I have booked the trek when will I get further updates regarding the trek
Well, most of our treks are usually confirmed by Thursday and you would receive a BON
VOYAGE mail that would contain details as regards Pickup Points ( Location and Timings ),
Outdoor Leader ( Point of Contact ), Do’s and Don’ts. You’ll be added to Whatsapp Group for all
the further updates.
Would I be added to a WhatsApp Group once the trek is confirmed?
Yes, the Bon Voyage mail would contain a link for Whatsapp Group through which one can join
and interact with fellow travelers and outdoor leaders.
I'm a solo traveller, Can I join?
The interesting thing about travelling alone is that you get to meet new people from diverse
backgrounds, and towards the end, you are no longer strangers. Hence solo travellers are
always welcome to join us on our trips
Is it safe for Women/Girls?
Safety and security are our priority at all times. Hence it is safe for women/girls to join us on
our treks and travels. Our trek leaders accompany the team at all times, and our campsites are
secured and safe for accommodation. We also have female trek leaders who accompany us on
most of our treks.
Do I have to carry luggage all the way during trekking?
Not at all. You could keep all the extra luggage back at the campsite/homestay and carry only
the necessary stuff for the trek (Raincoats, Torchlight, Waterbottle, lunchbox, and your valuable)
Do you have Washrooms during the trek?
Well, you are in the mountains and none of our trails have a washroom facility during the trek.
Do I have any other boarding points apart from the ones mentioned?
Yes, we do have options for picking a traveller on board with a few locations provided they
are on the route to our destination
How do I avail discounts?
We have discounts for group, contact us on Instagram to know more.
What is "Without Travel" option during my booking process?
Well, if you select this option, all the travel arrangements for your entire itinerary must be
managed by yourself, and Plan the Unplanned crew will not be managing anything related to
your travel. We recommend you come via car for a smooth travel experience to, from and within
Would I be able to postpone to a future in case I do not attend the trek on the day ofdeparture?
We are extremely sorry, you cannot postpone to any future date in case you fail to attend the
trek on the mentioned date for any reasons whatsoever ( family/health/work emergencies ). You
can write to us at email@example.com as regards and our team will get in touch
with you on the same
I've never gone on a hike before, so can I do this one?
The Skandagiri trek is a easy-moderate trek and one can easily do this trek with a moderate
Can we leave the luggage at the homestay/tents?
A one day trek wouldn’t have the facility of a homestay and hence you’ll have to leave your
luggage in the bus and carry the necessary to the trek.
What about Skandagiri’s cellphone network and connectivity?
Only until the Base of the peak will you have access to a mobile network for practically all
major providers like as Airtel, Vodafone, Jio, and others. From the base to the peak of Skandagiri,
you will be outside of the network service area
What is the best time to trek Skandagiri?
: The ideal season to hike to Skandagiri is from September to February, as the path turns
muddy and slippery during heavy monsoons, making the descent difficult, while summers are
Is the trail filled with leeches?
No, it is not filled with leeches
Is there a night trek from Bangalore to Skandagiri?
During the winter and summer months, a night walk to Skandagiri from Bangalore is
accessible. For novices, night trek is an easy level with medium endurance.
Is there food and water on the Skandagiri Trek?
There will be no food or drink available on the walk; you must carry your own. On this hike,
bring two to three litres of water with you. To avoid hot and salty foods, bring some packed food
such as whole fruits, dry snacks, energy bars, and cakes.
Skandagiri Night Trek With Camping
If you are looking for a trek with Camping, Bonfire, Music, Dance, Adventure sports etc.. This is the package for you.