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Long Weekend Gokarna & Dandeli Adventure

Gokarna & Dandeli

3 Days 4 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

25 people




Gokarna is a small town located in the state of Karnataka, India. It is a popular tourist destination known for its pristine beaches, religious significance, and serene atmosphere. The town is surrounded by lush green hills and is famous for its Mahabaleshwara Temple, which is visited by thousands of devotees every year.

Gokarna is also known for its beautiful beaches, such as Kudle Beach, Om Beach, Half Moon Beach, and Paradise Beach. These beaches offer an excellent opportunity to relax, unwind, and indulge in various water sports activities such as swimming, surfing, kayaking, and snorkeling.

Dandeli is a small town situated in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. It is a popular destination for adventure seekers and nature lovers due to its abundant natural beauty and exciting adventure activities. The town is known for its wildlife sanctuary, which is home to various species of animals and birds, including tigers, leopards, elephants, and hornbills.

Dandeli offers a wide range of adventure activities such as river rafting, kayaking, canoeing, trekking, zip-lining, and camping. The Kali River, which flows through the town, is an excellent spot for river rafting and kayaking. The town also has many nature trails and trekking routes that offer a glimpse of the local flora and fauna.

Overall, a trip to Gokarna and Dandeli offers a unique blend of relaxation, spirituality, and adventure.


  • Scenic Drives: Enjoy the scenic drives through the lush green forests, hilly terrain, and picturesque landscapes on your way to Gokarna.
  • Beaches: Gokarna Beach trek is all about exploring the stunning beaches, each with its unique beauty and charm. Visit Kudle Beach, Om Beach, Half Moon Beach, Full Moon Beach, and Belekan Beach to soak up the sun, surf the waves, and relax in the peaceful environment
  • Trekking: The Gokarna Beach trek is a moderate level trek that takes you through the rugged terrains and lush forests of the Western Ghats. The trek offers breathtaking views of the Arabian sea and the Western Ghats, making it an unforgettable experience.
  • Culture: Gokarna is a vintage temple town that is considered one of the major seven pilgrimage centers for Hindus. Explore the rich culture and folklore behind the main temple of Shiva with the Atmalinga, and learn about the history and heritage of the town.
  • Adventure activities: Dandeli is famous for its adventure sports such as white water rafting, kayaking, zip-lining, trekking, camping, and much more. The Kali River offers a range of water sports and other activities that are sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
  • Nature and wildlife: Dandeli is a great destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. The Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including tigers, leopards, black panthers, elephants, and many species of birds.
  • Scenic beauty: The Western Ghats offer stunning views of the surrounding landscape, with green hills, valleys, and waterfalls. The Syntheri Rocks are a popular attraction and offer a unique experience of natural rock formations.
  • Cultural and historical sites: Dandeli has several historical and cultural sites, such as the Ulavi temple and ancient caves of Kavla. These sites provide a glimpse into the rich history and culture of the region.
  • Relaxation: Dandeli offers a great escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. It's a perfect destination to unwind and relax in the lap of nature. You can take a dip in the natural Jacuzzi or just soak in the beauty of the surroundings while camping in tents.


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Day 0 - Departure from Bengaluru

Journey to Dandeli!

As the sun sets over Bangalore, our adventure begins as we head towards Dandeli. We'll embark on a comfortable journey of 460 km in a Tempo Traveler or a Minibus with push-back seats, ensuring a smooth ride for our hikers.

We'll pick up our fellow explorers at the following locations

  • 07:00 PM: Silk Board
  • 07:20 PM: Koramangala
  • 07:30 PM: Domlur
  • 07:45 PM: MG Road
  • 08:30 PM: KTM Mekhri Circle
  • 08:45 PM: Yeshwanthpura
  • 09:00 PM: Goraguntepalya

Note for the entire trip: The travel time may vary depending on the traffic and road conditions. Yet, we will make sure that we will cover all the places on the itinerary.

Day 1 – Dandeli Adventure!

09:50 AM: Check in, freshen up, have breakfast, and get ready to go!

09:50 AM – 10:00 AM: Head to and reach the Adventure Activity Space

10:00 AM - 03:00 AM: Experience the most popular Adventure Activities*Self-Sponsored (5 hours)

Note: The timings for the adventure activity are dependent on many factors such as group size, the number of activities each person is taking, and the crowd at the activity space. We can stay in this place until 03:00 PM at the latest.

03:00 PM – 05:00 PM: Head to and reach Syntheri Rocks. Have lunch on the way*Self-Sponsored

05:00 PM – 06:00 PM: Trek up Syntheri Rocks to reach the waterfall. Enjoy the sunset as well.

06:00 PM: Trek down, head to the campsite, and savor your tea/coffee. Enjoy the warmth of the campfire, sharing stories and experiences with fellow travelers. Dinner will be served and retire for the night.

Note: We leave very early in the morning. Good rest is recommended!

Day 2 - We Dream of Para-Para-Paradise

05:00 AM: Be ready by 5 and check out.

05:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Head to and reach Vibhooti Falls.

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Spend some time at the Vibhooti Falls. Swim if you would like to. (1.5 hours)

12:00 PM – 01:50 PM: Leave for Mirjan Fort and reach there. Enjoy the architecture and head back to the vehicle.

01:50 PM – 02:30 PM: Leave for Gokarna and reach there.

02:30 PM – 05:30 PM: Start the trek to Paradise Beach, Half Moon Beach, and Finally to Om Beach. Lunch will be on the trek*Self-Sponsored

05:30 PM – 06:45 PM – View the sunset, relax, and finally head back to the vehicle. It will take you to the campsite. There sip on your tea and coffee. Dinner will be served there.

Day 3 - Temple, Boating and Mangroves!

05:45 AM: Get ready (Optional)

05:45 AM – 06:00 AM: Reach the Gokarna Temple (Optional)

06:00 AM – 07:00 AM: Take the darshan and spend time there

07:00 AM – 07:30 AM: Head back to the campsite and rest  

10:00 AM: Finish breakfast and check out.

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Head to Mangrove Park and reach there.

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Enjoy the Mangrove Park.

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM: Head to a nearby restaurant and have lunch*Self-Sponsored

01:00 PM – 01:20 PM: Head to and reach Apsara Konda Falls.

01:20 PM – 02:20 PM: Spend time there and you can go on a swim.

02:20 PM – 02:45 PM: Leave for Echo Beach and reach there.

02:45 PM – 03:45 PM: Spend time at Echo Beach and you can go for a swim.  

03:45 PM – 4:15 PM: Leave for Honnavara Boating Area and reach there.

04:15 PM – 05:30 PM: Go on the sunset boat ride*Self-Sponsored. Enjoy the sunset to your heart’s content as this is the last destination on the itinerary.

05:30 PM: Leave for Bengaluru

Day 4 - Homeward Bound

05:00 AM – Reach Bangalore

Drop-off Points: The drop-off points will be the same as the pick-up points to ensure convenience for all travelers. Please ensure you have all your belongings before leaving the vehicle.

Drop-off Schedule:

  • 05:00 AM: Goraguntepalya
  • 05:15 AM: Yeshwanthpura
  • 05:30 AM: KTM Mekhri Circle
  • 06:15 AM: MG Road
  • 06:30 AM: Domlur
  • 06:40 AM: Koramangala
  • 07:00 AM: Silk Board

 Home Sweet Home:
Once you’ve reached your drop-off point, it’s time to head home, take a well-deserved rest, and start planning your next adventure!

Things To Carry (Use this as a checklist before you leave your house)

-Face Masks and Hand Sanitisers

-Xerox Copy of your Aadhar/Voter ID (Mandatorily required for permits)

-Small backpack to carry your essentials during the trek

-Water bottles – 1-2 (1 liter each)

-Lunch Box (to carry your packed lunch) and spoons

-Raincoat and Bag covers (in case of rain)

-A comfortable pair of shoes with a good grip for trekking

-An extra pair of socks

-Flip-flops for lazing around the campsite

-Torch/Headlamp (to walk around at night)

-Portable chargers for your electronics

-Extra pair of clothes to change into once wet

-Polybags to pack your wet clothes

-Eatables during the trek like Energy Booster, Tissues, Chocolates, Dry fruits, etc.

-Personal Medication

-Snacks for yourself

Christmas and New Year Plan!!

Note: The trek lead will decide on which day these activities will take place

Christmas and New Year:

  • Two people would get one sky lantern. 
  • People are also supposed to get a gift to play "Secret Santa" where we exchange gifts with each other (The price of the gift should ideally not exceed 300 rupees) (Only for Christmas)
  • Cake cutting
  • Music and Dance (if and only if, enough of you join the trip, we could get a DJ!)
  • Genuinely enjoyable activities that bring happiness.
  • Firecrackers in all places except Nethravati trip and Kudremukh trip (We would rather enjoy the silence) (Not allowed)


  • To and fro transport from Bangalore (Non A/c)
  • All food served will be veg only
  • Camping, Campfire
  • Trek Leads from the tripbae Team
  • Forest/trek Guide
  • Forest/trek Permits
  • First aid kit.
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Personal Expenses (snacks, mineral water, etc)
  • Anything not included above

Tour's Location

Gokarna & Dandeli


What is included and not in the without-travel package?

You will have to reach all the places on time as per the itinerary, by yourself. You will also need to synchronize your arrival times with the trek leader in case the Tripbae vehicle's journey experiences any delays. Other than that, accommodation, guidance, permits, and the rest which are mentioned in the included list are included.

What is the difficulty of this trek?

Easy to Moderate.

Can I call to book tickets with Tripbae?

Yes, please call +91 991 662 7799 to book your tickets

How much advance would I have to pay to book the trip?

50% of the entire charge including taxes

What will happen if the trip does not go through?

Your money will be refunded within 2-3 business days

How will I be communicated with once the payment is done?

You would be added to a WhatsApp group a day or two before the trip date where all the last-minute information is shared. An email is also sent including important information about the trip.

Who can I contact for personal issues on or before the trip?

The trek lead. His/her phone number would be in the What’s App group you are added to.

Is it safe for females?

The safety and security of women/girls are paramount to us. Hence, it's entirely safe for women/girls to participate in our treks and travels. Our trek leaders always accompany the group, offering constant assistance and direction. Our campsites are thoroughly secure and provide a safe lodging environment. In addition, our female trek leaders often join our treks.

Can I reschedule my trek to a future date if I am unable to attend on the day of departure?

Unfortunately, it's not feasible to reschedule your trek to a future date if you're unable to attend on the designated day, regardless of the circumstances (like family emergencies, health problems, or work commitments). However, if you have concerns about this policy, please don't hesitate to email us at [email protected], and our team will get in touch with you to discuss further.

Are solo travellers allowed to join?

Yes, solo travelers are more than welcome on our trips. The beauty of solo travel lies in the chance to connect with individuals from varied backgrounds. As the journey unfolds, unfamiliar faces become friends, cultivating a feeling of fellowship. Thus, we strongly encourage solo travelers to join our exciting ventures.

What is the total distance of the trek?

This is a one way trek of 10 km. 

Which district is Gokarna in?

Gokarna is in the Uttara Kannada district. 

When is the best time to visit Gokarna?

The winter months (October to February) are generally recommended for a visit to Gokarna. During this time, you can enjoy pleasant weather, explore the beaches, and partake in various activities. However, if you enjoy the monsoon ambiance and don't mind the rain, visiting during the early post-monsoon months (October to November) could also be a good option, as the surroundings will be fresh and green.


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