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Gokarna Beach Trekking and Camping: Complete Guide

Gokarna Beach Trekking and Camping: Complete Guide


You can do something other than what you see in the mountains and forests.

What if you could spend a few days in the sun and salty air with shining Sand?

Beaches are more than just sunbathing. You will find much more if you explore and are a passionate traveler.

These beach treks are on the rise and becoming more popular. It is recommended that you visit these spots before they become crowded with thousands of people. Gokarna Beach is a great place to go on a beach trek. It offers everything, including climbing hills and swimming in the ocean, sunbathing and surfing.

It will also bring with it your most treasured memories, which you’ll carry with you when you return from the trek.


Gokarna Beach

Placement and Introduction

It is located on the Western coast India’s state of Karnataka. Gokarna is where almost all trains end and is associated with important urban communities such as Mangalore and Bangalore, Mumbai and Chennai through transport administration.

This beach is ideal for beach trekking and is one of the most popular in Karnataka.

The Gokarna Beach Trek is approximately a 10km long trip cum climb that includes strolling along the shores. It would include a one-way ship ride and a one-way journey. The entire trip should be completed in approximately 5-6 hours.



According to Hindu Mythology, Parashurama, the sixth Avatar Vishnu created Kerala. It was founded from Gokarna to Kanyakumari. Legend has it that Ravana was gifted Atmalinga from Shiva, and taught it to stay where it was first placed on the land. This area is also known as the ‘ear of the cow’


Where do you start?

You can start the Gokarna Beach Trek from either of these extreme finishes: i.e. Gokarna Main Beach or Belekan Beach.

You can take a ferry to start your trek at the Belekan beach. This option is recommended because it saves you time and allows you to relax on the beach, take pictures and enjoy a nice sunbath.


Things to keep

  • Additional clothes are recommended if you plan to swim in the ocean.
  • Swimsuits for swimming in the ocean
  • Comfortable trekking with waterproof shoes and thick soles
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap / Hat: If you’re not wearing a cap / caps or sunglasses, your beach photos will be half-baked.
  • Sunscreen (if your skin doesn’t get tanned from sunbathing on the beach)
  • Other cosmetics such as cream, moisturizer, lip balm, and face wash
  • All types of medicine for emergencies
  • First aid in the event of an injury
  • Wet clothes can be put in a few plastic bags
  • For the perfect beach experience, a beach umbrella is a must
  • Beach blanket or mat
  • Waterproof case for portable charger
  • Extra batteries for Torches
  • Sand toys
  • Camera (to capture beautiful horizons)
  • Toiletries


Why should you go?

Gokarna Beach Trek’s speciality is its amazing views of the rocks and the view below as you climb the slopes.

Gokarna Beach Trek’s safety and ease of use is another reason to visit. Everyone can enjoy the serene environment and beauty of Gokarna Beach. Indian explorers are the main users of Gokarna Beach. This beach is known for its surfing. This beach is known for its surfing. Kudle, Om and Om can be found about 6km from Gokarna town on a steep slope. They are easily accessible by foot or cart. There are quite a few temples located nearby Gokarna Beach. You can visit them after you have completed your trekking and learn about their sacred significance. This is one of the few beaches that has both sea and hills together. You can climb, and you can swim at different times in one day.

The views you will see on this trek are breathtaking and well worth the hardships you’ve endured.


This trek is best visited in the spring.

If you are looking for an unhindered, perfect time to visit Gokarna, it is best to do so between October and March. This would include any climbing, traveling, and long nature walks. The sun can be too harsh in the summer, making it difficult for people to climb and to survive the journey. It is better to plan your trek during the winters, when temperatures are cooler and you can enjoy the most beautiful views.


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