10 DAYS COASTAL KARNATAKA WITH GOA
DEPART KOLKATA: 07 NOV, 2021
ARRIVE KOLKATA: 16 NOV, 2021
Coastal Karnataka is an invigorating experience of gorgeous beaches, rivers, backwaters, temples and heritage spots. It is not as crowded by tourists as in neighbouring Keral.
Flight: Kolkata to Mangalore & Return from Goa to Kolkata (Flight Schedule to be advised later)
Mode of Transport: Flight from Kolkata to Mangalore via Bangalore & Return by flight from Goa, All Sightseeing & Transfers by AC Vehicle
Groupe size: Group size restricted to a maximum of 20 passengers.
Covid Advisory: All passengers must be vaccinated by at least 01 dose. Other Covid advisory will be followed strictly.
TENTATIVE TOUR ITINERARY
DAY 01: KOLKATA – MANGALORE BY FLIGHT
Today your trip to Coastal Karnataka will start from Kolkata Airport by flight.
Arrive Managalore Airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon local sightseeing depends on flight arrival time at Mangalore. Overnight relaxing stay at Mangalore hotel.
DAY 02: MANGALORE FULL DAY LOCAL TOUR
The city Mangalore is located in the confluence of Nethravathi and Gurupura rivers. It is bound in the east by the Western Ghats and in the west by the Arabian Sea. The name Mangalore is the anglicised version of Mangaluru, the name for the city in the local Kannada language. The Malayalam language variant of the same is Mangalapuram.
After breakfast we will visit Mangaladevi Temple is situated in Bolar. The word Mangalore is derived from Goddess Mangaladevi, the main deity of the temple
Kudroli Temple is a famous temple in the city of Mangalore dedicated to Gokarnanatheswara, another form of Lord Shiva. Mangalore Beachs is located towards the southern end of Mangalore Port. The beach is the property of Mangalore port trust. This is one of the best beaches of Mangalore and among the top Mangalore tourist places. Other important Tourist Places - Kadri Manjunath Temple, Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara temple, Kudroli Sri Bhagavathi Temple, St. Aloysius Chapel, Mangaladevi temple, Someshwara temple, and Someshwara Beach. Overnight stay at Mangalore hotel.
DAY 03: MANGALORE – UDUPI TRAVEL THROUGH SCENIC COASTAL NATURE
After an early breakfast, depart Mangalore to the famous temple of Durga Parameshwari at Kateel. Spend 30 minutes here and after Darshan head to Udupi. Reach Udupi for late lunch. After lunch, visit the famous Krishna temple at Udupi and explore the surroundings. In the evening drive to Kaup beach which has a British built light house and a lovely beach. Enjoy the lovely sunset and return to Udupi. Night stay in Udupi.
UDUPI: One of the most popular legends about Udupi is about Kanakadasa, a great devotee of Lord Krishna who has turned away from the Lord’s temple. It is said that as Kanakdasa went to the back window of the temple to catch a glimpse of the Lord, the idol turned to face him. This temple today, known by the name of Kanakanakhindhi is a famous spot in Udupi. Udupi the land of great beauty. Udupi is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka and between the glorious mountains of the Western Ghats and the beautiful Arabian Sea and it is one of the top tourist attractions in Karnataka.
DAY 04: UDUPI LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
After early breakfast drive to Malpe beach. We will explore the St Mary’s island which is a geological marvel St. Mary's Island is a group of small beautiful islands to the north of Malpe Beach near Udupi. It is said that Vasco da Gama first reached this Island before reaching the Kappad Beach (near Calicut) while finding sea route to India.
The island has two beautiful beaches and crystallized basalt rock formations. The unique rock formations scattered throughout the island giving a special landscape to the place. The rock formations are one of rarely found in the world. Eastern beach boasts of virgin sands, western beach is entirely made of sea shells. This unspoiled island is a very beautiful place with white sands, coconut trees, blue waters & pleasant atmosphere. Delta – Kodi Bengre: Delta or Kodi Bengare Beach is the meeting point of the river Suvarna and the Arabian Sea, the view is stunning, after enjoying the beacht retun back to hotel in the late afternoon, Overnight stay at Udupi.
DAY 05: UDUPI – MARAVANTHE – BAINDUR – BHATKAL – MURUDUSHWAR
Today after breakfast our journey towards Murudeshwar. On the way you will enjoy the marvel at the Maravanthe which has river on one side and beach on the other side! Spend few minutes for photo ops and drive to Baindur beach and Bhatkal. We will spend 30 min here and continue our travel towards Murudeshwar. On arrival Murudeshwar in the afternoon check in hotel and in the evening explore the temple with second tallest Shiva statue in the world and surroundings and head to beach for a lovely time and relax watching beautiful sunset. Night stay in Murudeshwar.
Murudeshwar: this magnificent shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple boasts of the second highest statue of Lord Shiva in the world, and the sheer magnanimity of the statue will fill you with a sense of awe. This temple is built on the Kanduka Hill which is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on three sides. The main temple’s entrance, also called the ‘gopura’ stands at 123 feet. Overnight stay Murudushwar.
DAY 06: MURUDESHWAR – VANNALLI BEACH – MANGODLU BEACH– GOKARNA – KARWAR
Depart from Murudeshwar after breakfast. Enjoy the lovely coastal drive interspersed with rivers. This is the best part of driving in Coastal Karnataka! And reach to pristine Vannali and Mangodlu beaches near Kumt . Spend 30 minutes here & thereafter return to NH 66 and drive straight to Gokarna. Upon arrival Gokarna we will visit the famous Mahabaleshwara temple in Gokarna which has Atma Linga Gokarna is a ancient temple town and center for Sanskrit studies. Gokarna means ” Cow’s Ear “- It is believed that Lord Shiva has emerged from the ear of a cow. Gokarna is also mentioned in Shrimad Bhagawat Purana. This Shiva temple town is also called Kashi of the South. You could have a chance to visit the famous OM Beach in Gokarna. We will continue our journey towards Karwar. On arrival Karwar check in hotel. Overnight stay at Karwar.
DAY 07: KARWAR LOCAL TOUR
The Queen Of The Konkan Coast Karwar, on the western coast of the Indian Peninsula. Before Indian independence, the name Karwar was spelt Carwar. This is an ancient city majorly used for the sea trade, visited by the Arabs, Dutch, Portuguese, French, and later the British. During the 18th century, this city was part of the Maratha Empire and became a British territory after the defeat of the Marathas in the Third Anglo-Maratha War. Until 1950, it was a part of the Bombay Presidency.
Today morning after breakfast we will go to Kali River garden and enjoy cruise on the backwaters of Kali river. Kali river garden is a nice place to visit for boating. You will explore Karwar Beach, Rabindra Nath Tagore Beach, INS Chapal Warship Museum, Rock Garden, Devbagh Beach etc. Return to hotel in evening. Overnight stay at Karwar.
DAY 08: KARWAR – GOA
After early breakfast proceed to visit the Warship museum and rock garden which is on the highway in city. After visiting the museum we drive towards Goa just 15 km away, on the way we will visit the important tourist places in South Goa like - Colava Beach, Margao, Shree Mangesh Temple, Shri Santadurga Temple and in the late afternoon check in Panaji/Calangute hotel for night stay.
DAY 09: KARWAR – PANAJI, GOA
The second day of your Goa holiday takes you to explore the gems of North Goa. Have breakfast and get ready to embark on a full-day North Goa sightseeing tour. The first attraction that you will visit on your North Goa tour is the ancient Fort Aguada, Calangute Beach, and Anjuna Beach. Evening return back to hotel. If time permit we can go for Evening Cruise in Mandovi River. Overnight Goa hotel.
DAY 10: GOA TO KOLKATA RETURN BACK HOME
Today morning after breakfast free time for your personal activities, shopping till flight time. Transfer to Goa airport to board on Kolkata bound flight. Arrive Kolkata airport by evening (Tour End).
per person @ Rs.38500/- on twin share basis. (Single occupancy @Rs.8500/- extra)
Package trip includes: Air fares, All transfer by AC Vehicle, Sightseeing, All meals, Deluxe hotel Package
Does not include: Entry fees, boat / cruise ride
Booking confirmation by advance payment of Rs.15500/-PP. Balance to pay 30 days before travel date. Minimum Cancellation charges @30% of tour cost if cancelled before 10 days of travel date and no cancellation allowed within 7 days of journey date.
Early Bird booking discount of Rs.1000/- per person on booking latest by 20 July, 2021 Tour price may increase after 20 July, 2021
Please contact for further details of booking on Mob: 9831123601 / 9038011535