Event Name: Kumta Gokarna Beach Trek Event Cost: Rs. 3,850/- per pax Total Seats: 30 Location: Karnataka Base Town: Kumta-Gokarna Grade: Medium Approximate duration: 5 Hours Walk / Hike each day.
If you want to do something different this time when you set out to enjoy nature, this beach trek is for you! With every step you take, there will be the sound of waves crashing onto colorful rocks, golden sand and breathtaking views with every little hill you climb. Also, did we mention there's a ferry ride, camping on a beach and sleeping under the stars? Yeah, it's magical. You might even spot dolphins if you're lucky! Need we say more?
Major Attractions Hike through more than 10 pristine beaches along the Arabian Sea coast Ferry ride across the Aghanashini River Camp on a beach and sleep under the stars Enjoy local cuisine especially cooked for you Bonfire fun & games at night Witness gorgeous sunset and sunrise by the sea
About Kumta-Gokarna Situated by the Konkan Railway route, the trail between Kumta and Gokarna connects more than 10 clean and beautiful beaches on the northern tip of Karnataka. Most are untouched by regular tourists and only shelter a few shacks for beach lovers. Start the trail at Kumta, walk through Vannali Beach, Kadle Beach, Nirvana Beach, Paradise Beach, Half-Moon Beach and Om Beach to name a few. End the trek at Gokarna, which is home to a famous Shiva Temple.
Please Note: This is a two-day trek covering approximately 15 km in all. Every participant must carry 2 full bottles of water since there may not be shops or water outlets in between stops. There will be a vehicle to carry luggage like sleeping bags, tents, camping equipment, etc. So you need to carry only a day pack for water, food, a cap, etc. Please divide your luggage into 2 bags accordingly. The bag that is to be left in the vehicle should be locked.
Itinerary Day 0 - Friday Night 09:30 pm Meet the Trikon Team at CST and catch 12133/Mangalore Superfast Express for an overnight journey
Day 1 - 9th November 2019, Saturday 09:00 am Reach Kumta, breakfast near the station 10:00 am Catch a bus to Kumta Beach 10:30 am Start the hike through the number of beaches 01:00 pm Packed lunch on the way 06:00 pm Reach Belekan Beach, freshen up, set up camp for the night 09:00 pm Bonfire fun & games
Sleep under the stars in your sleeping bag or you also have the option to use the tents. Please carry sheets to be used in a tent at night if you dont have a sleeping bag.
Day - Sunday 06:00 am Wake up to the sight of the rising sun over the sea, freshen up 08:00 am Enjoy breakfast and chai 08:30 am Start the trek to Gokarna through Paradise, Half-Moon Beach, Om Beach 03:00 pm Reach Gokarna Beach, enjoy lunch at a nearby hotel 05:30 pm Proceed towards Gokarna Road Station 06:38 pm Catch 12620/Matsyagandha Express from Gokarna Road Station
Day - Monday 05:53 am Reach Thane Station 06:35 am Reach LTT Station
Inclusions Non-AC Sleeper train tickets Mumbai-Kumta and Gokarna-Mumbai Food- 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 1 Dinner Triple / Quadruple Sharing Tented accommodation at Belekan Beach Local transport at Kumta and Gokarna Trikon expertise charges Vehicles to carry your luggage
Exclusions Food ordered in the train journey Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc. Anything other than above mentioned inclusion 5% GST
Things to Carry:- 3 litres water Camera (Optional) Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder Snacks & Biscuits Extra Pair of Clothes Clean napkin or small towel Cap, sunglasses, scarf, sunscreen, etc. Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags) Sleeping bag or bed sheet Please carry medicines if you need any Hand Sanitizer Identity Card
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that's illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without a refund.
Fitness & Health Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands a good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.