About Gokarna Backpacking Trip & History

Gokarna is known for its beautiful beaches and clear waters, and in Sanskrit, Gokarna means cow’s ear. According to legend, when the demon king of Lanka, Ravana, sought to pull the Atmaling, which had been given to him by Lord Shiva, it burst out of the ground in the shape of a cow’s ear, thus giving the place its name. As it turns out, Gokarna is one of the best places in India to witness the stunning bioluminescent phytoplankton. 

Gokarna Trip is a choice among travelers who desire a calm vacation, and it is the better laid-back and slightly commercialized performance of Goa. Besides the famous Om beach, it has Kudle beach and the more secluded Half Moon and Paradise beach. The total trek distance of the beach trek to Gokarna is around 10 KM. The trek will start from Half Moon beach, from where you will be needed to give through a hill to reach Om Beach finally. While there are numerous Gokarna appeals, coasts, tours, temples, and a hammock will be most suitable for your short vacation in Gokarna. It is best to spend three days in Gokarna to make the most of your trip.

Why Gokarna Backpacking Trip?

Nestled in Karnataka, this tabernacle city isn’t only known for its pristine, less crowded strands but is also known for its tranquil terrain. Gokarna has the charm of Goa without the hustle-bustle of it. It’s a perfect place to decompress with your musketeers, the notch on some seafood, and spend some quiet quality time by the sea. However, also this budget diary is for you, If reading this has formerly induced you for the Gokarna Backpacking.

 Murudeshwar : 

World‛s Tallest Shiva Statue Temple at Murudeshwar Beach. LordMurudeswar, an incarnation of Lord Shiva, is honored in this ancient shrine. It is also known as Dakshin Kashi because it is considered sacred as Varanasi’s Shiva Temple. This site is a magnificent spiritual retreat for all its followers, and it is one of Gokarna’s largest and most well-known tourist attractions. Sri MridesaLinga, commonly known as Murdeshwar, is the major deity. The linga is roughly two feet below ground level and is a portion of the original AtmaLinga. It is mostly attracted by every person who has spiritual trust.

Mumbai>>Gokarna>>Beach Explore>>Yana Caves>>Vibhuti falls>>Honnavar>>Murudeshwar>>Mumbai

Best of Gokarna Backpacking​ Tour Cost 

X-Gokarna:-4,499 per person 

X-Mumbai:- 8,499 per person (vai Train)

X-Banglore:- 9,999 per person (Vai Volvo)

Double Share Room:- 2,000 per person

Note: Pay 2000/- to block your seats, the rest of the payment 5 days prior


  1. You can book your seat at just paying 2000 and pay the rest 15 days before the event date.
  2. The Mumbai/Pune bus ticket fare is dynamic and will be higher if booked last moment, on long weekends, or on festival dates. Please book in advance to avoid paying extra.
4 Nights 5 Days Available on request
What makes this tour special
  • Visit an unusual corner of Karnataka tucked away in greenery
  • Explore and capture the unique Yana Caves
  • Picturesque Arabian sea at Backdrop of Shiva Statue
  • Enjoy laid back and hippie culture in Gokarna OM beach Paradice beach & Kudle Beach
  • Group games and fun along the way
  • Murudeshwar Temple
Dates and Rates
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  • Offers
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    - Save on group of 5 and more
    - Save on group of 10 and more
    - Bhatakna Monday Offers & Coupons

    Gokarna Backpacking Detailed Itinerary: 


    Train 12216 - 03:00 PM MATSYAGANDHA EXP (12619).

    Meals Not Included

    • Meet team Bhatakna as we get ready for an amazing tour ahead.
    • Board the train and settle down at your respective seats allotted by the tour guide.
    • The journey is going to be filled with games & interactive sessions.
    • Overnight journey in train.

    Bus Tempo Traveler


    Breakfast & Dinner (Unlimited meals)

    • On reaching Gokarna check in the hotel and freshen up quickly for a day exploring the beaches of Gokarna. (Early check totally depends on the rooms availability).
    • Enjoy the local south Indian breakfast.
    • We take a boat ride to Paradise beach. A 15 min boat ride would be fun. On reaching Paradise beach rest under the shacks or take a dip in the water. You can even try kayaking. You can finish off your lunch at the paradise beach.
    • Later in the afternoon we start our trek back to Om beach. It’s an hour trek covering Halfmoon beach.
    • We move to the Kudle beach for a perfect sunset.
    • Reach our hotel back, freshen up and rest for awhile.
    • We meet again for dinner and a small party with a bonfire.
    • Travelers can go off to sleep or continue the party.

    Day ends.


    Bus Tempo Traveler


    Breakfast (Unlimited meals)

    • Wakey Wake Up. Freshen up and fill in your tummy with the morning breakfast.
    • Today we leave for our first location of the day – Yana caves, one of the finest creations of nature. Later on we explore the Vibhuti waterfall. Take a dip & if you know swimming you can even try cliff jumping.
    • Head back to the hotel and enjoy the night by the beach.

    Train 12216 - 04:00 PM MATSYAGANDHA EXP (12620).

    Breakfast (Unlimited meals)

    • It’s the last day of the trip. Wake up and fill in the tummy with a cup of tea.
    • We start our journey to Honnavar backwater. A special boat ride for an hour in the mangroves. (please note: the ticket price is excluded so taking a boat ride is optional).
    • We head on to visit the Murudeshwar temple. One of the tallest statue of lord shiva.
    • Gather for the last lunch of the group and tour.
    • We board our trains back to our respective city.
    • 07:00 Am – On reaching your respective city the trip ends.
    • Goodbye hugs! Until next time, Bhatakna!!
    What we'll give. What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Sleeper Train Tickets To & Fro.
    • Transportation throughout the trip.
    • Meals (3 breakfast & 1 dinner).
    • Accommodation on sharing basis.
    • Boat ride from Om beach to Paradise beach.
    • Entry fees at Vibhuti Waterfall

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Honnavar boat ride.
    • Any cost incurred by the traveler on additional meals or drinks.
    • Meals during travelling.
    • Any cost incurred due to unavoidable circumstances such as road block, climate changes, etc..
    • Any cost incurred due to health issues of the traveler.
    • Anything which is not mentioned in the 'INCLUSIONS' list.
    Things To Carry
    • Identity Proof (compulsory).
    • A bottle of water.
    • Backpack or Haversack.
    • Some ready to eat food.
    • Extra pair of clothes & shoes according to your need.
    • Prescribed medicines, basic medicines, sunscreen, etc..
    • Cap.
    Additional Information

    IRCTC Rules

    • Kindly note that Bhatakna makes its tickets from IRCTC certified agents.
    • We use intelligent AI-based tools like ConfirmTicket to predict the confirmation probability of your ticket.
    • It is essential to note that the tool does not guarantee a 100% confirmation for Waitlisted and RAC tickets and Bhatakna does not hold any control over confirmation of tickets.
    • Incase train gets cancelled or the route gets changed due to any reason Bhatakna will not be responsible and alternate solution will be provided at monitory cost.
    • We advice to book your trip at least 30 days prior to improve your possibility of getting a confirmed tickets.
    • Kindly note that our team members will get in touch with you to provide alternate options for trains where you can hold a chance of a confirmed ticket which may have some monetary difference in the ticket amount which if you confirm to upgrade shall be liable to pay.
    • Incase the predictability tool doesn't work and you get a RAC or Waitlisted ticket, team Bhatakna wouldn't be responsible for it.
    • Incase the participant wants to cancel the train tickets & opt for flight, the cancellations charges would be applicable.
    Frequently Asked Questions

    Why Is Gokarna So Famous ??

    Gokarna is famous for its pristine beaches, spiritual significance, offbeat charm, and backpacker-friendly atmosphere, making it a popular destination for travelers seeking a blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural experiences.

    Which Is The Best Time To Visit Gokarna ??

    Best time to visit Gokarna: October to March. Pleasant weather and ideal for beach activities. Avoid monsoon season (June to September) and hot summer months (April to May).

    How Many Days To Visit Gokarna ??

    You Can Explore Gokarna in 4-5 Days.

    Is the Accommodation Air Conditioned ??

    NO, The weather in Gokarna is usually pleasant & being a budget friendly trip the accommodation is with air conditioner.

    Is Gokarna Budget Friendly Trip ??

    Yes, Gokarna Is A Budget Friendly Location.

    Is It Safe For Solo & Family ??

    It Is Absolutely Safe & Serene.

    Cancellation Policy:

    Cancellation for Backpacking Trips

    1. Cancellation 30 days before the starting date of the trip — Get your full trek fee back in an Bhatakna Cupon OR get a monetary refund with 15% cancellation charges.
    2. Cancellation between 30 days and 20 days before the starting date of the trek — Get 80% of the trek fee in an Bhatakna cupon OR get a monetary refund with 50% cancellation charges.
    3. Cancellation less than 20 days before the starting date of the trek — No monetary refund, get 50% of your fees in an Bhatakna Cupoun .
    4. Cancellation less than 15 days to Departure:No refund will be provided for any amount paid.
    5. Advance Payment is not Refundable
    6. Cancellation incase your not well and could not join:Incase you are unwell it is advisable to take rest however kindly note that you can find a replacement for yourself no refund or transfer is applicable incase of any illness or covid cases