Gokarna Beach Walk
Gokarna has five known beaches. Gokarna, Kudle, Om, Half Moon and Paradise. First three are well-known and have all kinds of facilities and the last two as of now doesn’t offer much. In a recent trip we stayed at Linger Gokarna which is on the other side (to north) and all the other beaches were to our south. All of them are connected through small trails which are very walkable. We walked from Linger -> Gokarna -> Kudle -> Om and return on the same path, totalling around 17Kms. We could have continued to Half moon and Paradise. But that would have been too much. Other way is to walk one way to all the beaches and return by an Auto. Cycling could be an interesting option too. I would suggest a light MTB that can be used on wet beach sand, trails and light weight to carry up the stairs.
Have fun and let me know.
|Sri Rama Temple |
At the left end of the Gokarna beach, you can see a hill and a (Rama) temple. You need to enter the temple campus and climbing up stairs, Then you will reach a lat ground from where you can enjoy the views of beautiful Gokarna beach . Continue for about 20 minutes by walk the trails will lead you to a narrow lane, which goes down to Kudle beach.
View from the temple of the beach
|Begining of Trail to Om Beach |
At the left end of the Kudle beach, a narrow path leads up the hill and then to a small lane and parking place. Then walk straight up a rocky hill, If the path is not clearly visible, look for the white arrows marked on the rocks that point the way to Om beach.